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Garland McMeans Junior High



Building Tomorrow Together 2014 Bond
MMJH administrative team at the Schools to Watch national convention in Washington, D.C.-June 25, 2015



School Supply Lists School Supply Lists 2017-07-19T18:49:36Z<div class="ExternalClass75032A90B38A416BB822DC772527E843"><p>​Posted below is the link that shows the school supply list for each grade level (6, 7, 8). Please note that these lists do not reflect the elective classes. </p><p><a href="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/2017%20School%20Supply%20List.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2017 School Supply List.pdf</a><br></p></div>
Student Registration DatesStudent Registration Dates2017-07-19T11:12:06Z<div class="ExternalClassFF9D46DF37BD4F90A2F3B13C29E06897"><p>​<span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;color:#000000;">J</span><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;color:#000000;">uly 11, 2017</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"> </span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Dear Katy ISD Parents/Guardians,</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">This year Katy ISD will be starting school <a dir="ltr" style="color:#000000;">on August 16</a>, a week earlier than usual.  However, before heading back to the classroom, all Katy ISD students must be registered for the 2017-2018 school year through <em>InfoSnap</em>.</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The District’s online registration system is simple, easy and the process can take place in a SNAP!!  The ability for parents and guardians to register their students from the convenience of their own home has made <em>InfoSnap</em> a great success in Katy ISD.</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">There are two important registration dates:</span></p><table width="823" style="font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;height:327px;"><tbody><tr><td width="202"><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><strong>July 17:<br></strong></span><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><strong>(New students only)</strong></span></p></td><td width="577"><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><em> </em></span></p><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><em>InfoSnap</em> will open for <strong>new students</strong> enrolling in Katy ISD for the first time.  Even though registration forms can be completed online, you will still be required to go to the campus designated for your child in order to submit certain documents, such as proof of residency and vaccination records. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td width="202"><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><strong><a dir="ltr" style="color:#000000;">August 1</a>:<br></strong></span><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><strong>(Returning students)</strong></span></p></td><td width="577"><p><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><em>InfoSnap</em> will open for <strong>returning students</strong>.  All parents/guardians of returning Katy ISD students will be required to update their child’s information for the 2017-2018 school year using <em>InfoSnap</em>, under the Returning Student Update section.  To do so, you will receive a unique “snap code” for each child the week of <a dir="ltr" style="color:#000000;">August 1</a> to the email address the district has on file. In addition to providing the registration process online, <em>InfoSnap</em> will also replace the hard copies of the “First Day Packet” and will feature the Back to School Guide with a link to the district map, the Discipline Management/Student Code of Conduct and back to school Fast Facts, among other items. </span></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><a title="InfoSnap" href="/registration/Pages/default.aspx"><strong>Click here for more information or to start registering your child through <em>InfoSnap.</em></strong></a><strong><em>  </em></strong>Remember, every Katy ISD student must be registered prior to the first day of school.</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"><br><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Katy ISD</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstyletallbody;font-size:17px;"> </p><div><br>​</div></div>
2017 Bond Recommendation Presented to the Katy ISD Board2017 Bond Recommendation Presented to the Katy ISD Board2017-07-30T19:38:58Z<div class="ExternalClass543A4EAD4D7F41EE9784F72BFE136307"><div class="ExternalClassECD570E404FD486085BB3622C9C5F5AC" style="text-align:left;"><p><span>During the monthly Katy ISD Board of Trustees Work Study meeting the 2017 Community Bond Advisory Committee (CBAC) Chairman presented the Committee's $609.2 MM recommended bond package which addresses rapid growth and the near-term needs of the district.</span><br></p><p>Since early April, Committee members have attended numerous meetings as well as received and assessed extensive and detailed information in order to develop a bond package.  Members agreed on a final bond package which includes funds for six new schools, renovations and expansions at existing facilities, enhanced student technology, safety and security upgrades among other items.  The Committee's bond package also ensures a zero tax rate increase.  </p><p>Student enrollment has grown by approximately 2,800 students per year in Katy ISD.  The district currently has an enrollment of more than 76,000 students.  According to the district's demographer, Population and Survey Analysts (PASA), by 2023 nearly 90,000 students will attend Katy ISD schools and over 98,000 students will call the district their home by 2026.  </p><p>For more information on the 2017 recommended bond package please visit:</p><p> <a href=""><strong></strong></a></p><p><br> </p></div></div>
STAAR Grades 3-8 Test Results are Available in the Home Access Center and the State Student PortalSTAAR Grades 3-8 Test Results are Available in the Home Access Center and the State Student Portal2017-07-10T00:30:07Z<div class="ExternalClass3ED5044A8A314A44A7921514BBD457EF"> ​ <p>TEA has redesigned the process and communication of reporting the student test results for the 2017 STAAR administrations. Parents may view the 2017 STAAR grades 3-8 test results using either the Home Access Center (HAC) or the online state Student Data Portal. The HAC contains STAAR test results and your child’s unique access code for the state student portal, please  <a href="/dept/assessment/Pages/State-Assessment.aspx">click here for directions</a>. </p><p>The new STAAR report card also known as a Confidential Student Report (CSR), will be posted on Friday, June 30, 2017 at <a href=""></a>. The goal of this new design was to create a family-friendly report on student progress, specifically highlighting growth and improvement.  For additional details, about the new STAAR report card, parents can visit the <a href="">TEA website</a>.</p><p>If you do not have internet access or you have questions about STAAR test results, please contact your child’s campus for assistance. </p></div>
2017 Volleyball Information 2017 Volleyball Information 2017-06-01T14:18:59Z<div class="ExternalClass13ADE68D67804DDA83DAEFC716EEFABD"><p>​We are excited about your child's interest in trying out for volleyball!</p><p>Your athlete<strong> must</strong> have a physical on file in the coaches' office before trying-out for volleyball. <strong>Attendance at all try-out sessions is mandatory </strong>to be considered for the team. There will be no exceptions to these requirements. </p><p>Athletes can expect skills such as endurance (timed running), passing, setting, serving, court awareness/movement, and court play to be assessed during try-outs. There are a variety of local camps and leagues that your athlete can attend to improve on these skills throughout the summer. </p><p> The 2017 volleyball try-out dates are as follows:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>7<sup>th</sup> grade:</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>August 16<sup>th </sup>- 5:45-7:00 AM</li><li>August 17<sup>th – </sup><sup> </sup>5:45-7:00 AM</li><li>August 18<sup>th</sup><sup>  </sup>- 5:45-7:00 AM</li></ul><li>8<sup>th</sup> grade:</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>August 16<sup>th </sup>- 2:45-4:30 PM</li><li>August 17<sup>th – </sup><sup> </sup>2:45-4:30 PM</li><li>August 18<sup>th</sup><sup>  </sup>- 2:45-4:30 PM</li></ul></ul><p>We look forward to seeing your daughter in August! </p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Deliesha Hassell</p><p>MMJH Head Volleyball Coach</p><p><a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a> </p></div>
Lady Bobcats Athletics Lady Bobcats Athletics 2017-06-01T14:16:34Z<div class="ExternalClass60426FDE345A4EAFAF4B88A614E92635"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Athletic Physicals / Participation Forms</span></p><p>Athletic Participation Forms must be submitted annually. All required forms must be submitted before a student participates in any try-out, practice, athletic class, open gym, open weight room, athletic competition or travels with a KISD team.</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>The only forms that cannot be completed electronically are the annual physical and medical history form.  (enclosed in packet)</li><li>Parents will be able to print a physical and medical history form to take to your physician or school sponsored physical during the electronic session.</li><li>A new physical exam must be given prior to each school calendar year – physicals must be dated after MAY 1<sup>st</sup> for the new school year.</li><li>I have enclosed a copy of the district sponsored physical dates and directions for submitting the forms online.</li><li>Athletic Participation Forms are due by August 16<sup>th</sup> – if you are enrolled in an athletic class or trying out for volleyball.</li><li>Physical and Medical History forms may be turned in before is out for the summer. (please make a copy – for your records, camps or cheerleading)</li><li>We do not have schedules for basketball, track, tennis or soccer at the present time. I will put try-outs dates for these sports on the MMJH web site as soon as we get the schedules.</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">User Fee</span></p><p>Every student who is enrolled in an athletic class or participates after school with an athletic team must pay an athletic participation fee. The participation fee is $40 for junior high athletes.</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Camps / Leagues</span></p><p>We strongly encourage the girls to participate in summer camps and leagues.  Information is available from all PE teachers and at <a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a>.</p><p> </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Try-Outs for Next Year</span></p><p style="text-align:center;">        Volleyball</p><p>7<sup>th</sup> grade – August 16<sup>th</sup>, 17<sup>th</sup> and 18<sup>th</sup>             5:45 – 7:00 a.m.</p><p>8<sup>th</sup> grade – August 16<sup>th</sup>, 17<sup>th</sup>, and 18<sup>th</sup>            2:45 – 4:30 p.m.</p><p> </p><p>If you have any questions please contact:</p><p>Leslie Langford</p><p>Athletic Coordinator</p><p>MMJH</p><p>281-237-8978</p><p><sup>                                </sup></p></div>

Garland McMeans Junior High School

21000 Westheimer Parkway

Katy, TX 77450

Principal: Dr. Susan Rice

Ph: 281.237.8000    Fax: 281.644.1660

School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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