Click on the above link to begin your online registration for 2013-2014 Electives. This Window will open April 19 and close May 10, 2013.
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Year in Review
Click HERE to see and read the highlights and accomplishments at MMS in 2012-2013.
The Parent Center will be open May 17, May 31 & June 7 from 8:30am – 10am. Mrs. Rambo, Principal of Granada High School will be joining us on June 7th to answer questions about Granada. Mrs. Sambuceti and Mr. Bernal will attend as well. Hot coffee and breakfast will be served. The Parent Center is located just across the lawn from the main office. Any questions, please contact Jean O’Neil Opipari, MMS PTSA President at 784-0282 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Read the District Newsletter, The Grapevine, click here.
Click HERE for the "Community Connections" newsletter, which is published three times per year and is representative of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District's commitment to connect with our community as we work to INFORM, INCLUDE, INNOVATE AND INSPIRE in all we do on behalf of our 12,803 students. Click HERE for the newsletter in Spanish.
Parents, now you can receive email updates automatically from the school district to keep informed. Click on the link below to set it up.
DELAC website launched: http://elaclivermore.blogspot.com/
LVJUSD 2012-13 Report
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) is a public school district proudly serving over 12,500 students, pre-Kindergarten through 12th. For further information in English please click HERE.Click AQUI por espanol.
To recognize your child for an academic, athletic, civic or any other type of accomplishment, click here: www.livermore.patch.com to post it on line at Livermore Patch.
Click here to access your student’s grades and homework, email their teacher and read daily updates.
Click HERE for registration instructions.
Middle School athletics are completely self-funded. There are suggested donation amounts associated which would cover the athletic expenses for each sport. Unfortunately, if the target amount is not reached through donations, the sport may be cancelled. Click HERE for the 2012-2013 donation flyer.
All students planning on trying out for a sports team at Mendenhall must have a current athletic physical on file before tryouts. Sports physicals are valid for 1 calendar year. Click HERE to download of copy of the physical form. Students must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to tryout and participate in athletics.
Is your Physical up to date? Click HERE to view what we have on record as of 3/4/13 sorted by your grade and student ID number.
2014 FALL SPORTS - (meeting for 2014 Fall Sports is May 30th, 2013 @ 6:00pm in the gym)
Boys Basketball bylaws
Wrestling - schedule
Help middle school and high school students explore their options and plan their next steps toward productive careers.
Wm. Mendenhall Middle School is a community of high performing students with professional teachers and staff committed to learning and academic excellence.
Mendenhall’s Got Talent!
Auditions are fast approaching! Do you have your act together? Auditions are on Wednesday, May 29th from 1:30 to 4:30pm in Room 40. Click HERE for an audition flyer. Stop by the office for more information and to sign up for an audition time. Don’t miss this chance to let your talents shine!
Library News! Book Fair!
The school year is quickly coming to an end and the library has been a whirlwind of excitement. It's been a positively marvelous year.
The Scholastic Book Fair is once again coming to our school on Monday, May 20 through Thursday May 23. It will be open before, during and after school for your shopping must haves as well as during open house. This is a good time to pickup some exciting summer reading novels. Drop on by during the day or use the online shopping website.
Our Scholastic Book Fair website is http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/wmendenhallmidsch
Just type in your child’s user name and password to access their record.
Pick up your student's Meds!
Please pick up your student’s medication(s) from the Office by the last day of school, June 13th. All medications need to be picked up by an adult. State Education Code 49423 and Livermore School Policy 5320 prohibit staff from giving medications directly to students. After June 14th all medications will be discarded.
We are pleased and proud to announce that our principal, Mrs. Sambuceti was awarded Administrator of the Year on May 9th. Shown here is Mrs. Sambuceti holding the plaque standing next to Mrs. Bowers, Superintendent of Schools for LVJUSD. Congratulations! Well Done!
Welcome New Students 2013-14
We had an extremely successful incoming 6th grade orientation on Tuesday April 23 for students and their families. Skits were performed and teachers introduced themselves and their classes in a spirited way. The PowerPoint used for the presentation is available HERE.
Ms. Sambuceti and Mr. Bernal gave talks at Sunset and Smith to our incoming parents about what to expect when transitioning to Middle School. The talks were well received and we are very fortunate to have a wonderful group of dedicated parents coming to our school next year. Click HERE to download a copy of the PowerPoint used for the presentations.
ATTENTION ALL 6TH GRADERS - TDAP NEEDED
Get your pertussis/whooping cough (Tdap) vaccines now so there will be no delay in getting your schedule or attending school in the fall. All students entering 7th grade must provide written proof of vaccination. Notes from Health Services
You can still order Yearbooks
It's not too late to preorder the 2012-2013 Mendenhall yearbook. It is still $40, however, after March 4th the price goes up.
LOOKING FOR STUDENTS WITH AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE
The Livermore American Indian Center serves Native students with free tutoring, culture classes, field trips, summer day camps and more. Please contact the Center at (925) 606-4748 or email email@example.com
Great news! Our online apparel shop is open for business. Customize your favorite gear on screen and have it shipped directly to your door. There are hundreds of products to choose from and we earn money on every single purchase!! As an added bonus, we can save $9.00 on every order by using the promo code BT445 at checkout. Happy shopping everyone!
Digital Safety/Cyberbullying Tips for Parents
Much of the material presented to our community by the Livermore Police Department on Thursday, October 25, is now available for parents on our Website. Go to the PTSA tab and click on Resources.
LVJUSD is renewing its pledge to adhere to Board Policy 5332 and to that aim is asking all schools to strictly enforce the dress code. To help us in that process, the district has changed some of its procedures. They are as follows:
Traffic Safety Reminders at MMS
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Mark Your Calendar
20-23 (M-Th) Book Fair
24 (F) Non-Attendance Day (No School)
27 (M) Memorial Day (No School)
4 (T) 8th Grade Awards Night (6:30, Gym)
7 (F) Outdoor BBQ Day (Campus Catering)
7 (F) 8th Grade Promotion Dance (7-9:30, MPR)
10 (M) 6th & 7th Grade Awards Assembly (8:30-9:30am MPR)
10 (M) 8th Grade Trip
11 (T) Field Day and Talent Show
13 (Th) Promotion Rehearsal & B-fast
13 (Th) Promotion Ceremony (6:00pm)
13 (Th) Last Day of School, End of 3rd Trimester
17 (M) PTSA Board Meeting (6:30-8p, Library)
2013 - 2014 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR
Eighth Grade Promotion Information
On December 4 and 5, Ms. Sambuceti outlined for parents and students a summary of expectations and events specifically designed for our 8th graders. Included here is the PowerPoint used in her presentation, as well as all documents that you will need to fill out and turn in to the office in order to participate. Included also is the promotion newsletter that gives further details with specific dates and deadlines. We encourage you to review these materials carefully and return the completed forms by March 25, 2013.
This is The Stampede, an electronic magazine that lets you know a little bit more about what Mendenhall Middle School is all about. This digital magazine is put together by the Yearbook class. While we are in charge of putting together the Yearbook, we also give people a perspective on what Mendenhall is all about. Find it by clicking:
2012-2013 School Calendar
New Parents Presentation, Click HERE
6th grader Webpage, Click HERE
4/24/12 Parent Presentation, Click HERE
8th Grade Parents - We Need You!
As your 8th grader begins school, planning for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony and events is already underway. Please see the attached form and sign up to help with the events planned for next June. You can email your completed form to Pam or leave your form at the MMS office. Thank you for helping make this a memorable and fun time for the eighth grade class. Any questions, please call Pam Mayhew at 443-2101. Click here for the form.
MathCounts is one of the country's largest and most successful education partnerships. The purpose is to encourage interest and develop ability in mathematics among all middle school students. Click HERE for the new Mendenhall MathCounts Website for more information.
Math Help on Website!
With the wonderful District support given by former Mendenhall teacher Mrs. Schlichter, we are happy to offer some video help to our students now on the website. Click on the Resources tab above for Math is not just joy.
Resources for Parents
Are you concerned about the organizational skills of your child? Are you concerned about the grades of your child? Lack of progress? What should you do if your child is struggling? Click HERE to download a Family Road Map for helpful first steps.