| Monster Mash || Monster Mash ||2014-10-20T19:30:49Z||<div class="ExternalClass2E63E74187F94FF39C43B8ADE64A39F2"><p>The <strong>Monster Mash </strong>is Friday, October 24, 2014,from 6-9 PM.</p><p>Wristbands & tickets will be sold during lunch until Friday.</p><p>Pre-purchased armbands are $25 ($30 the night of the</p><p> Forms are available during lunch or found at www.mmjhpta.com.</p><p>Credit cards will be accepted at the door starting at 6 PM Friday night.</p><p>The Monster Mash is PTA's main fundraiser to provide programs for our kids, such as history speakers, cyberbullying program for students and parents, Rachel's Challenge, & No Place for Hate, just to name a few. We thank you for your support in making this event a success!</p><p><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">Items Needed: </span>We are in need of Bake Sale items & 2 liter sodas—may be brought to front desk anytime this week. We are also in need of individually wrapped baked items, such as brownies, cupcakes, and cookies, packed in 2 or 3, depending on size. No nuts, please!</p><p>We are in need of YOUR TIME! It is very much needed and appreciated!</p><p>Please go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d45aaac2eab9-mcmeans to help.</p><p><strong>**We would like to thank all of our Monster Mash sponsors for their very generous support!**</strong></p><p><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">Silver Sponsors: </span>The Braly Family, The Feroze Family, The Kopp Family, and The Lombard Family</p><p><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">Bronze Sponsors: </span>The Albarado Family, AZPW Maintenance Services Company, Gallas Plastic Surgery and Vein Center, The Horner Family, Image Orthodontics, The Marroquim Family, The Nguyen Family and Z/Sports.</p><p> </p></div>|
|Cherrydale Fundraiser Pick Up ||Cherrydale Fundraiser Pick Up ||2014-10-20T19:22:56Z||<div class="ExternalClass3300296FEEE0452EA45E7AEC2B3D3FAD"><p> Please be advised that Thursday, October 23, 2014, will be our Cherrydale Fundraiser Pick-Up. If your student sold items during the fundraiser, they will be available for pick-up in the MMJH cafeteria from 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Items that are frozen or needed to be kept cold will not be stored at McMeans JH, as we have limited space for storage. Students will have the opportunity to retrieve items during their advisory class period as well, if they are able to carry their items home. </p><p> Thank you for your support and we appreciate all your efforts.</p><p> McMeans Jr. High</p></div>|
|Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser ||Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser ||2014-10-20T19:11:47Z||<div class="ExternalClassCF9AF762705249599889009DB457D65C"><p>MMJH Symphony Orchestra Invites You to "Inflatable Katy"</p><p>Join us for an evening of fun at Inflatable Katy located at 2482 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450, Monday, October 27th, 6pm-8pm. </p><p>The McMeans Junior High Symphony Orchestra is raising money for their trip to the "Midwest International Music Conference", in Chicago, December 2014. The McMeans Symphony Orchestra is one of only four Full Orchestras from the United States and Europe, selected to perform at this annual conference. Please support them by participating in this fundraiser!!</p><p style="text-align:center;">$15 pre-purchased ticket; $20 at the door</p><p>One admission to Inflatable Katy (2482 South Mason Road) for open jump session, one round of mini golf (18 holes), and one small shaved ice from 6pm-8pm; Oct 27, 2014.</p><p>McMeans Jr. High Symphony Orchestra will receive a percentage of ticket sales.</p><p>Tickets will be sold:</p><p>*October 20th through October 24th during MMJH lunches</p><p>*October 22nd - Band Concert at McMeans JH</p><p>**We will accept cash or check payable to McMeans JH**</p><p>Thank you so much for your continuous support!</p><p> </p><p>McMeans Jr. High Symphony Orchestra</p></div>|
|Cyber Bullying Parent Presentation ||Cyber Bullying Parent Presentation ||2014-10-20T19:08:40Z||<div class="ExternalClassE7333363D02F4987AB98D753B92C94E1"><p>Don't let your children harm their future with one thoughtless click!</p><p style="text-align:left;">Join <strong>James Munton</strong> for a fascinating and entertaining presentation about online safety!
</p><p style="text-align:left;">DATE: OCTOBER 21, 2014</p><p style="text-align:left;">TIME: 6:00 PM</p><p style="text-align:left;">VENUE: McMeans JH CAFETERIA </p><p style="text-align:left;">Parents from Beck, Memorial Parkway, Cinco Ranch and West Memorial JHs are also invited to attend. </p><p style="text-align:left;">In this important presentation, you'll learn why your children's online activity can have a lasting effect on their future success. You'll also discover why parents must play a part in helping their children be responsible online.</p><p style="text-align:left;">Middle and high school students face online threats from many sources. Consider the following:</p><p style="text-align:left;">Our children are plugged into the Internet via laptops, phones, and online gaming. Parents cannot be expected to monitor their children's online activity at all times. It is essential that kids are made aware of the risks of sharing too much information online. That means you as a parent or guardian need to become more aware too!</p><ul style="text-align:left;list-style-type:disc;"><li>1 out of every 5 kids has been sexually solicited online</li><li>1 in every 3 teenagers has experienced online harassment</li><li>1 in 4 kids plays online games with strangers</li><li>1 in 6 kids has received sexually suggestive photos of someone they know via text message</li><li>Children are 51 times more likely to be the victims of identity theft than adults!</li></ul><p style="text-align:left;"> </p><p style="text-align:left;">MMJH PTA website: <a href="http://mmjhpta.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">mmjhpta.com</span></a></p><p style="text-align:left;">Like us on Facebook: Garland McMeans PTA</p></div>|
|Yearbook Sale||Yearbook Sale||2014-10-15T14:50:39Z||<div class="ExternalClass0C96BEA2CD7743DB9AFEDF8B11B1AD24"><p>Secure and guarantee your child a yearbook today! Early Bird Special was extended to October 25<sup>th</sup>. Price is $45. <strong>THE PRICE OF THE YEARBOOK WILL INCREASE $10, A PRICE OF $55 AFTER MIDNIGHT, OCTOBER 25</strong><strong><sup>TH</sup></strong><strong>. </strong>After October 25<sup>th</sup>, it is a first come first served basis on the books we have left. Buy it at: <a href="http://www.smart-pay.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>www.smart-pay.com</strong></span></a><strong> </strong>or you may grab an order form through the front office where they have ordering instructions by phone and mail-in options as well.</p></div>|
|MMJH Parent Pick up/Drop off ||MMJH Parent Pick up/Drop off ||2014-10-15T13:57:49Z||<div class="ExternalClassB7450C6FDA8D44FCB79C91728D898BE6"><p>The McMeans Bobcat eNews recently sent out a friendly reminder about the safety of our students for drop-off in the morning and pick-up in the afternoon. When picking or dropping off your students, please be vigilant when entering or leaving the property. We have many children who walk or ride their bikes to and from school. The sidewalks that the students are travelling on cut across the entrances and exits to the property. We have had several near misses because of students or drivers not paying attention when traversing these areas.</p><p>Please observe all speed limits when in the school zone. If you drop off your student at the parent drop off, watch for students exiting their cars and for faculty/staff who park in the front parking area. Also, vision in the mornings is limited and can be an obstacle entering or exiting the drop off point. Be aware of crosswalks as our students who utilize these may be hard to see. Cell Phone use in school zones when the lights are flashing is not permitted. However, please be mindful of students who arrive at school before our school zone warning goes into effect. Limit cell phone use at this time, as it could pose as a distraction while driving. Also, please pull up fully in the AM and PM so as to keep the traffic flowing. Please continue to pull up to the furthest point possible, as this cuts down on everyone's wait time.</p><p>Please do not stop in the bend of the drive, or drop students off on Westheimer Parkway.</p><p>Please be cautious and attentive to help us keep all of our students safe. </p><p>We thank you for your time and concern with the students of McMeans Junior High school. </p></div>|