McCormick Middle School

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Hello McCormick Family,

    Here are the announcements for this week:

    The following classes will have a test this week:  

    • 6th Grade: Math/Reading/Science/Social Studies
    • 7th Grade: Social Studies/Writing
    • 8th Grade: Science/Social Studies

    This Saturday, October 20th, is our district cross country meet. Our athletes have worked very hard all season to prepare for district! The meet will take place at Lake Kyle Park with the first race starting at 8:00 am. 

    Next Friday, October 26th, is our Halloween Dance and Haunted House. The dance will be from 5:00-7:30. Students will be allowed to wear costumes to school and to the dance on this day. All costumes must be school appropriate and adhere to our regular dress code standards. Students are not allowed to wear masks/hoods that cover their face, nor bring toy weapons of any kind to campus. These guidelines will in place for both the regular school day and the dance. 

    Our attendance continues to be great! Thank you for preparing your child to come to school every day. 

    Finally, we are using a system called HERO this year that will keep track of tardy/no id/cell phone violations. We also use this system for Tiger Tickets and positive behavior. Parents are able to keep track of their students tardy/no id violations as well as how many tiger tickets they have earned. Here are the directions: 

    1. You must create an account on the computer first before downloading the ap. Please go to https://herok12.com/. Click on sign in (top right corner)
    2. After clicking sign in, click on the picture that says parents
    3. Click on create an account
    4. Hit submit after filling out the information
    5. Click add a student
    6. Click “no” when the message ask if you have a code
    7. Fill out your child information
    • After you have followed these steps, you can download the AP.
    • Type in your search “HeroK12”. Download the HERO AP that is a blue color (it will say students).

    Please let me know if you need any assistance.

    Thank you, 

    James Cruz

    McCormick Middle School Principal

    512-268-8508

    512-698-7007 (cell)

    Updated Cell Phone Policy

    Parents: Our district has adopted a new 2018-2019 cell phone policy.  Please visit the link below to be able to review it.

    Cell Phone Policy

     


     

     

TIGER NEWS

DISTRICT NEWS

  • Hays CISD to Create New High School Attendance Zones

    The process is underway to create new high school attendance zones in Hays CISD to accommodate the opening of the district’s third high school next year. Johnson High School will open in August 2019 and needs an attendance zone. In August, the Board of Trustees voted to empanel a committee of 35 citizens to review proposed maps, receive public input, and create a recommendation that will be presented to the Board for a vote in either November or December of this year. This committee met for the first time Thursday, September 27, 2018.

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  • Online Auction of Surplus Items

    Hays CISD Maintenance and Operations Department is hosting a public online auction of district surplus items through Lemons Auctioneers on Wednesday, October 10 through Friday, October 19, 2018. An auction preview day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 17 at the Maintenance Department located at 155 Beacon Hill Rd., Buda, TX 78610 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - by appointment only. If you would like to schedule a preview appointment, please contact Cathy Williams at 512-268-8442, ext. 46106. (Click headline to view auction website.)

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  • Taylor Named District’s First Director of Safety & Security

    The Hays Consolidated Independent School District is pleased to announce that Phillip Taylor has been named the district’s director of safety and security. This is a brand new position for Hays CISD, which expects to see a student enrollment this school year that surpasses 20,000 for the first time. “Our Board and district leadership decided this summer that we need to have a person whose job is entirely focused on student and campus safety and security,” said Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright. “Given our size and the times in which we live, this position is important, and I couldn’t be more pleased that Phillip Taylor will serve our students and employees in this role.”

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  • Free & Reduced Meal Application

    Applications for free or reduced price meals will be mailed out to all families each year. A self-addressed, stamped envelope will be provided for the return of the application form. You may also complete the application online in English or Spanish! Click headline to access additional information & the online application.

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  • Free Back-to-School Immunizations + Immunization Celebration!

    FREE IMMUNIZATIONS: August 6th-10th; 8am-5pm, Live Oak Health Department, 401 Broadway St., San Marcos. IMMUNIZATION CELEBRATION: August 6, 9am-5pm, Anita Reyes Park, San Marcos. Click headline above or graphic to the left for additional details.

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