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J.M. Alexander
Middle School
12010 Hambright Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Courier #: 305
P: 980-343-3830  |  F: 980-343-3851 
LC: North Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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OCTOBER 13

On Monday, our 8th grade scholars will view a performance titled Liars at 10:00 am. CMS and the Meck. Co. ABC Board have once again funded the performance of Liars by the Children's Theatre of Charlotte for all middle schools in the system. Please remind your scholar about appropriate etiquette when viewing a live performance.

Volleyball will play at Ranson on Tuesday. Football will play at Bradley Middle School on Thursday. Our golf team will play Bailey Middle on Tuesday due to the Early Release Day and they will have a practice match at Sky Brook on Thursday. Good luck to all of our scholar athletes.

Our School Leadership Team will meet on Monday, October 16th at 5:30 pm in the media center.

We will have a Ribbon Cutting Dedication in the gym on Tuesday, October 17th at 10:30 am. If you are interested in attending, please rsvp to Ms. Blue or the main office. We are able to seat 200 attendees.

We are also hosting our Curriculum and Parent Night in a different format. Please come out on Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm. We will divide our parents and scholars up into two different groups. One will start in the gym with an engaging parent session regarding Restorative Practices- Things you can do at home to support our efforts at JMA. The second session will also be an engaging session regarding the EOG and Document Based Questions hosted by our ELA and SS teachers. We will have food and drinks to purchase in the cafeteria at 5:30 and many door prizes!!! Please come and bring the family! It’s going to be a great evening of learning and fun.

Don’t forget, teachers sent home paperwork regarding parent conferences last week. Parent teacher conferences are being scheduled for the month of October. If you would like to request a conference, please contact your homeroom teacher, the counselor, or your grade level administrator. October 30th is a required teacher workday reserved for parent teacher conferences.

Wednesday, October 18th, is an Early Release Day. We will release at 1:15 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be served and scholars will take their normal mode of transportation home.


OCTOBER 6

I want to personally thank our PTSA and the parent volunteers who helped with the 1st annual Fun Run!!! It was a HUGE success and we could not have done it without the hard work and support of everyone. The PTSA has extended the deadline to turn in all donations. If you have collected additional funds, please turn them in next week.

Volleyball will play at Coulwood on Monday and against James Martin on Wednesday. Football will play our first game at JMA this Thursday. Remember, in order to stay after school for an athletic event, you must have a note signed by a parent that includes permission and a number where the parent can be contacted if needed. The form is posted on our JMA website and extra copies will be made available in the main office. Our golf team will play Bradley Middle at Sunset Hills Golf Course on Wednesday and at Sky Brook on Thursday. Mr. Peitz sends a special thank you to a generous parent who organized this great opportunity for our golf scholar athletes to play at this private course. Good luck to all of our scholar athletes.

Our School Leadership Team will meet on October 16th at 5:30 pm.

We will have a Ribbon Cutting Dedication in the gym on October 17th at 10:30 am. If you are interested in attending, please rsvp to Ms. Blue or the main office. We are able to seat 200 attendees.

All teachers sent home paperwork regarding parent conferences this week. Parent-teacher conferences are being scheduled for the month of October. If you would like to request a conference, please contact your homeroom teacher, the counselor, or your grade level administrator. October 30th is a required teacher workday reserved for parent conferences.

The first payment of $125.00 for the 7th grade Williamsburg trip is due next week. Please make checks payable to JM Alexander.

Medications in school update: All inhalers and medications including all over the counter medications and ointments must have proper paperwork and a doctor’s order. If you have any questions, please contact the nurse at the school number.

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