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Katy Independent School District

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

 

 

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 Portal2017-06-19T18:40:12Z<div class="ExternalClass3ED5044A8A314A44A7921514BBD457EF"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><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="https://www.texasassessment.com/">TexasAssessment.com</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="http://tea.texas.gov/studentreport/">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="mailto:deliesharhassell@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">deliesharhassell@katyisd.org</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="http://www.katyareacamps.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.katyareacamps.com</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>
How To Access 2017 STAAR 3-8 and EOC Test Results How To Access 2017 STAAR 3-8 and EOC Test Results 2017-05-23T20:45:30Z<div class="ExternalClassBDC8A93980BE473597064C058CDECBAC"><p>​Posted below are links that provide directions on how to access your student's 2017 STAAR and EOC (End of Credit) test results. These results will be accessible online beginning in June. If you need further assistance, please contact the school's front office. </p><p><a href="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Final%203-8%20STAAR%20Results%20Letter.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Final 3-8 STAAR Results Letter.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Final%20EOC%20Test%20Results%20Letter.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Final EOC Test Results Letter.pdf</a></p></div>
Katy ISD Surpasses One Million Volunteer HoursKaty ISD Surpasses One Million Volunteer Hours2017-05-22T13:55:13Z<div class="ExternalClass7B1C283746ED4239B2373DB723130BA7"><p>For the second year in a row, Katy ISD's Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) program reached an unparalleled milestone by donating an extraordinary 1,056,073 hours to the district's students and staff.  Although the number is impressive unto itself, the greater impact lies in the thousands of personal stories it reflects.  Each one of those million+ hours represents a person who lovingly donated the gift of time to better the lives of our children.  </p><p>At the Volunteer Celebration hosted on May 12<sup>th</sup>, Katy ISD announced this year's hours achievement along with honoring each campus Volunteer of the Year:  Alexander Elementary, Kara Floyd; Bear Creek Elementary, Tiffany Barlas; Beck Junior High, Claudina Lovalvo; Beckendorff Junior, Katie Roberts; Bethke Elementary, Danielle Wachter; Cardiff Junior High, Maria Teresa Zataratous; Cimarron Elementary, Jan Guess; Cinco Ranch High, Cris Bowden; Cinco Ranch Junior, Gresha Saenz; Creech Elementary, Jan Killam; Davidson Elementary, Cubendri Bach; Exley Elementary, Reeca McCrory; Fielder Elementary, Tess Hall; Franz Elementary, Andrea Silva; Golbow Elementary, Amy Heppen; Griffin Elementary, Maureen Lee; Hayes Elementary, Diane Jacobson; Holland Elementary, Kim Greene; Hutsell Elementary, Judy Lee; Jenks Elementary, Kelli Melancon; Katy Elementary, Amy Kagay; Katy High, Rosario Harter; Katy Junior, Autumn Christiansen; Kilpatrick Elementary, Kim Beidle; King Elementary, Dawn Goodwin; Mayde Creek Elementary, Michelle Espinoza; Mayde Creek High, Maria Torbit; Mayde Creek Junior, Donna Ward; McDonald Junior, Dolly Sanchez; McMeans Junior, Elita Roos; McRoberts Elementary, Aron James; Memorial Parkway Junior, Laci Costagliola; Memorial Parkway Elementary, Blanca Bagatella; Morton Ranch Elementary, Claudia Rodriguez; Morton Ranch High, Lisa Wycoff; Morton Ranch Junior, Anitra Ondrush; Nottingham Country Elementary, Shelly Hannon; Pattison Elementary, Colleen Cooper; Randolph Elementary, Michele Keppler; Rhoads Elementary, Kimberly Hood; Rylander Elementary, Devon Hulyk, Schmalz Elementary, Claudia Ceron; Seven Lakes High, Vanessa Heintz; Seven Lakes Junior, Sarah Thai; Shafer Elementary, Angela Kunkel; Stanley Elementary, Elizabeth Uptmore; Stephens Elementary, Lisa Garza; Sundown Elementary, Sara Tijerina; Taylor High, Sharon Mitchell; Tays Junior High, Becky Morris; Tompkins High, Julie Donnelly; West Memorial Elementary, Angela Jones; West Memorial Junior, Robin Stone-Loftin; Williams Elementary, Christy MacDonald; Wilson Elementary, Carmen Capuchino; Winborn Elementary, Lauren Ryan; Wolfe Elementary, Autumn Sharp; Wolman Elementary, Jen DeVries; WoodCreek Elementary, Carla Cotton; WoodCreek Junior, Kelly Goering.  </p><p>Volunteers in Public Schools, a Katy ISD Partners in Education program, offers moms, dads, family and community members a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at their chosen campus.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the "Community" tab at <a href="/">www.katyisd.org</a> or contact your campus Volunteer Coordinator.</p></div>
Redesigned STAAR Report Cards Redesigned STAAR Report Cards 2017-05-19T15:33:35Z<div class="ExternalClass1CC69AB545F2458E975417D0DF9FA3C2"><p>The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has redesigned the STAAR report cards also referred to as confidential student reports (CSRs) to improve communication and transparency with educators and families.  The goal of this new design was to create a family-friendly report on student progress, specifically highlighting growth and improvement.  The new two-page CSR features are listed below:</p><ul><li>Growth and progress information</li><li>A summer reading list</li><li>Lexile levels and trend data</li><li>New performance level descriptors </li><li>Resources and suggestions for parents to use at home</li><li>Suggested questions for parents to ask teachers and counselors </li></ul><p>At this time, TEA has published <a href="http://tea.texas.gov/studentreport/">learning resources</a> which include a short video to explain the changes, as wells as, a link to download the presentation and talking points, templates of STAAR report cards for each grade, and online tools and resources. The new CSRs will be available online beginning June 13, 2017 for STAAR EOC and June 30, 2017 for STAAR 3-8.</p><p>On June 13th, TEA is also launching a new CSR website, which will include item-level analysis for each question on the STAAR, informational videos, and links to additional resources. For the first time, parents and teachers who log in will be able to see actual test questions from the current year's STAAR exam. They will also find information on boosting reading levels and developing student-specific summer reading lists. </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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