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Middlesboro Middle School’s Fall Showcase and Leadership Day Leadership Day

Middlesboro Middle School and GEAR UP had excellent attendance by families and community members for their Educational Showcase and Leadership Day on October 20th. 

The Buzz newspaper staff has published the school year's first newsletter. The Buzz

The Buzz newspaper staff has published the school year's first newsletter. Staff members Calleigh Combs, Jamie Gilbert, and Becca Harrell are responsible for editing, production, and copywriting. Staff members Evan Brock, Robert Bush, Cameron Gambrel, and Adam Hughes provided photography and interviews.

Retired MHS teacher, Karen Potter-Hughes returns Karen Potter Hughes

Appalachian author and Middlesboro resident, KA Potter-Hughes, visited with the Advanced Placement English classes at MHS this week

New Yearbook Online Portal New Yearbook Online Portal

The 2017 MHS Yearbook Staff is pleased to announce the availability of a secure online portal and

MHS Site Based Nominations

MHS is currently accepting nominations for a minority parent representative to serve this year on the School Based Decision Making Council at Middlesboro High School. 

Juniors recognized by GSP student success

Seven juniors were recognized by the Governor's Scholar Program

Girls Soccer win District trophy

Congratulations to the Lady Jackets Soccer team!!  They are back to back district champs!

PLTW/Aerospace takes off

PLTW and the Aerospace classes have taken off with their new projects.

MHS Band voted as the best in the area!!

The MHS Band was voted as the readers choice best high school band.

Open House

MHS will host it's first open house on Thursday September 15 from 4:30 until 6:30

Veteran's Appreciation Bowl

Join us for the 4th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Bowl on Friday Sept. 16 at 7:30pm at Bradner's Stadium.

MHS Students and Parents Welcome / Open House dates!

MHS Students and Parents Welcome / Open House dates.

August 1st & 2nd-Senior contracts and schedules 8:30-4 pm.

August 3rd & 4th - sophomore/junior schedules 8:30-4pm.

August 4th - Freshman orientation 5:00 pm in the MHS Cafeteria. 5:20-7 pm student, parent, teacher meetings. Food will be provided by Gear-Up!
 

March Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for March 2016. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. Their ability to be proactive in all aspects of their school work and their ability to to be part of a team (synergize). Also their willingness to help others.

Mr. Jones and all the staff are very happy and proud of all our Leaders of the Month.

February Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for February 2016. 

Leadership Day

We invite you to visit and learn more about our Leader in Me School! Com see what makes Middlesboro Elementary a place where we are helping all students learn to be leaders, achieve success, and

MHS Radio Station WYJR WYJR

Two years ago Mr. Chuck Owens wrote a grant proposal to establish a radio station at MHS.  Today, station 95.5 WYJR FM-LP is part of everyday life at our school.  Under the guidance of Mr. Owens, a select group of students run the stations day to day play of a variety of music that airs across the city 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  

Middlesboro Middle School Implements LEAD Program

Middlesboro Middle School is currently a Leader in Me (LEAD) school that teaches students how to be well-rounded leaders in their school and community. LEAD is the middle school version of The Leader in Me program developed by Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Happy Kids and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.  Covey developed the student program based on the best selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Middlesboro Independent and the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative ARI

The Middlesboro Independent School District is 1 of 17 rural school districts that is included in the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI). Lead by the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC) and supported by the federal “Race to the Top” grant, ARI is a consortium of 17 regional school districts that have made commitments to share resources and professional learning opportunities.  These 17 districts are collectively working to connect learners to highly effective teachers every day. They focus on five important components of education:  personalized learning environments, next-generation classrooms, accessible data systems, effective teachers and leaders, and college and career readiness. 

Students showcase their Creativity through Destination Imagination

The Destination Imagination program encourages teams of learners to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the arts and service learning. Our participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament.

Middlesboro Independent School District among 17 in East Kentucky’s KVEC Region Nationally Recognized for Education Innovation

Six months of student-centered classroom redesigns, technical project-based learning, on-campus gardening, leadership exchanges, and much more culminated in 150+ presentations on April 27 in Pikeville. More than 1200 people showed up and over 5,000 joined by live stream for the 2nd Annual Action Research Summit. Thousands of social media posts generated by #ARIaction16 and WYMT-TV coverage shared the undeniable story of east Kentucky’s leading innovation in rural education. 

Project Lead The Way @ MES Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way creates engaging classroom environments that empower students to develop and explore real world challenges, through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science.

Summer Feeding Program

Free summer meals start Tuesday, May 31st thru June 30th.  

 

 

Expanding Possibilities Elementary Students using Chromebooks

Middlesboro Independent Schools (MIS) is in the process of installing a new wireless system that will create a dense wireless network.  This project will place a wireless access point in every classroom in each school, providing

MES a Leader in Me School 7 Habits Hallway at MES

Middlesboro Elementary School embarked on The Leader in Me journey two years ago. We wanted to build our students’ skills and self-confidence to succeed as leaders in the 21stCentury. The Leader in Me was created to teach and develop leadership skills in children. It consists of 7 habits that children follow to become the best leaders they can be.

            

A message from Principal Jones Thank You!

Thank you for a huge turnout for our Showcase and Open House - approximately 300 parents joined us tonight! All of our kids did extremely well, especially our fifth grade students who put on a fantastic performance. I am very proud

JV Academic Team Wins JV Challenge JV Academic team

Congratulations to the MHS Junior Varsity Academic Team for winning the 2016 JV Challenge Competition held at Bell County High School.

WHAS Crusade for Children

 

The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children. To learn more about WHAS Crusade for Children, visit crusadeforchildren.org.