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Sixth Grade Entrepreneurs Compete KVEC winners

Future Shark Tank Contestants...

Cheerleaders Earn Bid to Disney MMS Cheerleaders

Disney Bound!

MMS Sixth Graders Compete in Showcase MMS 6th Grade Showcase

Several students from Middlesboro Middle School competed in the Sixth Grade Showcase at

Picturing A World Principal Bill Jones with Relay for Life Window

MMS Paints the School Purple.

MMS Hosts Open House Students pick up some new reads from the LINK table.

MMS welcomes families to Open House.

Notice of Vacancy - Middlesboro Board of Education

Vacancy was created by board member resignation. Under the provisions of KRS 160.190(2), this appointment is effective until The November, 2018 regular election term. Anyone interested in filling seat

Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Middlesboro Independent Schools where “Everyone Matters”. I am honored to serve as Superintendent of this school district.

The district consists of Middlesboro

MMS Student to Compete at State Governor's Cup Morgan Lawson

7th Grader Morgan Lawson will represent MMS at the State Governor's Cup Competition in Louisville.

STEM Activities at MMS Ryann Tong feeds her LEGO dog a bone.

Students put their technology and engineering skills to work.

Public Wellness Policy Meeting Welness Policy

                             The Middlesboro Independent School District would like to announce a public forum to discuss our district's local wellness policy.

6th Grade Students Sparkle at Academic Showcase 6th Grade Academic Team

Sixth grade students from Middlesboro Middle School competed in the 6th Grade Showcase at Harlan Independent Schools (Harlan Middle) on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Student Participate in KVEC Entrepreneurial Challenge Sierra Higgins, Cheyenne Marcum, and Addyson Smith

Could these be the next faces on Shark Tank?

A message from the Superintendent

This past year has been an exciting year for the district.  We have had several positive changes and have made great strides in bringing the pride and tradition back to 

Summer Feed and Read a success Photo courtesy of Tina Schneider A boy looks through a box filled with books for something that catches his eye.

The Summer Feed and Read Program has made a big splash in the community. Tina Schnieder and Shannon Barnard, two of the people who spearheaded the program at the Middlesboro Elementary School, couldn’t be happier with the results they’ve seen.

 

Preschool Registration Preschool Registration

Preschool registration will begin soon. If you have a 3 or 4 year old child, please register now for the upcoming school year. Please click read more for more information and registration dates.

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Join us for a presentation of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Celebrating Black History Month Sam Wansley speaks to students at MMS about Black History

MMS students learn about Black History.

MMS Academic Team Finishes Strong at District Competition! MMS Academic Team District Runner-Up

Congratulations to the MMS Academic Team on being Runner-Up at the District Governors Cup Competition.

Christmas Program Christmas Program at MMS

The MMS and MHS choir and band cordially invite you to the annual Christmas Program on Thursday, December 8, at 6:00pm in the Central Arts Auditorium. All parents, friends, and community members are invited to attend. Admission is free.

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

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

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. 

April Leaders of the Month

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

Message to our 8th grade parents/guardians

8th grade preview night, Thursday April 28th at 5pm

 

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. 

January Leaders of the Month

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

MMS Academic Team

The MMS Academic team participated in District Governor's Cup this past week.  These students are advancing to region!  Congratulations to all!  

 

 

 

Back Row: Nate Muncy, Maridith Moore, Shelby Herrell, Edith Wakin, and Drew Ramsey

Front Row: Mikey Wyatt, Madison Mason, Macy Mink, and Janna Vaught

2016 Basketball Homecoming

Congratulations to our 2016 Basketball Homecoming Queen, Miss Macy Mink!

December Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for December 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. 

MMS Student Council MMS Student Council

Middlesboro Middle School recently elected officers and grade level representatives to the Student Council for the 2015-2016 school year.  The school at large elects the president, vice-president, secretary, and treasury but representatives are elected from each grade level.  The sponsor for the student council is Mr. Travis Butler.  The goal of the student council is to make MMS a better place for all students.  Their first project is to purchase new basketball goals for the gym.  They will begin fundraising for this project soon.  Mr. Jones, MMS Principal, thinks the student council is very important and that it gives students a voice in school decisions. He plans to meet them regularly to get student feedback and involve them when possible in school committees.

Gearing Up for the Future

The Middlesboro Independent School District was awarded a GEAR UP grant that was implemented at the middle school in January 2015. Gear UP stands for “Gaining  Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.” Students began “gearing up” for their futures right away with support from partner Berea College.

Middlesboro Middle School Implements Lead Program

Middlesboro Middle School is proud to be a 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

Open House Extravaganza

Middlesboro Middle School invites you to join us for our fall Open House Extravaganza on Tuesday, November 10th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  This will be a Veteran's Appreciation Event.

Don't miss the book fair!

The book fair is going on now!  Come join us in the library and see what is available!  The book fair will be going on until Monday November 9th!

 

 

 

These 7th graders worked hard setting up the fair.  They did an excellent job!  

 

These students are browsing the selection

Stop by the library and buy a book or two!  The fair is open 7:30-3:30 each day!

Red Ribbon Week

Next week (10/26/15 - 10/30/15) is Red Ribbon Week and we are celebrating, so we hope everyone will join with us!

MONDAY 10/26: Follow your dreams, drug free (Pajama Day)
 

Septemeber Student Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for September 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. 

KY Safe Schools Week: Oct 18th -24th

The Kentucky Center for School Safety announces Kentucky Safe Schools Week observance will be October 18-24, 2015.  This year’s theme “I Want to be a School Safety SUPERhero!”  will focus on building-up the self-esteem of the student

 

August Student Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for August 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. 

Principal's Message

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to the Middlesboro Middle School.  My name is Bill Jones and I am honored to be your principal.  I am excited to begin a new school year where the possibilities of success are unlimited.  The number one goal of the entire staff of Middlesboro Middle School is to provide every student a safe, friendly environment where every child can learn and be successful.  The district vision, “Where Everyone Matters”,

 

New Alumni Site

Middlesboro Independent School System has a new alumni page where alumni/former staff/current staff can register and reconnect with one another. You will find the link to the new alumni page at the top of our website under District. You can also access it by going to http://www.mboro.kyschools.us/alumni.aspx. Please don't forget to register so you can stay connected to your fellow alumni. Once you have registered your account will be verified and approved and then you will be added to your graduation years class. So, head over and sign up. This site is brand new so updates will be rolled periodically as we iron out any bugs that might still be left after internal testing. 

Surplus Equipment Bid

 

Please click here to view our invitation to bid on surplus property.

Welcome to our new Site

Welcome to the new Middlesboro Website. Please continue to check back as we add new info for the 2015-2016 school year. 

Have a fun and safe summer. 

Petition for Early Enrollment Early Enrollment

A child who is five (5) or who may become five (5) years of age by August 1 may enter primary

school and may advance through the primary program without regard to age in accordance with KRS 158.031

 

Parents/guardians may petition the Board by May 30th to allow their child to enter Kindergarten earlier

than permitted under statutory age requirements.  On receipt of a petition, the District shall conduct an evaluation process to help determine a student’s readiness to engage in and benefit from early entry to school.  

 

Please turn petitions in to Michele Goodin Schneider at Middlesboro Board of Education.  

Summer Feeding Program

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

 

 

November Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for November 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. 

From the desk of Principal Jones

I am very happy to inform parents and students that tutoring has already started here at the middle school. Currently we have early morning tutoring for math with Mrs. Martin on Wednesdays, it begins at 7:15 and goes until 8:00. We may expand

Honoring Those Who Have Served Veterans pose for a picture following the program at Central Arts Auditorium.

Middlesboro Middle School celebrates Veteran's Day

May Leaders of the Month

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

Entrepreneurial Fair

Mrs. Evans' and Mrs. Brigmon's 4th period classes held an entrepreneurial fair on November 4th.  The fair was sponsored by a grant by KVEC and Morehead State University.  

Notice of Record Destruction

Middlesboro Independent Schools will be destroying old Special Education- Due Process Student Folders.  Folders destroyed will be those that have birth years of 1960-1989.  If you would like a copy of your records before the destruction occurs, please visit Middlesboro Board of Education and ask for Michele Goodin Schneider before May 15th 2018.

October Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for October 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits.

Congratulations to our new Student Council members!

Congratulations once again to our 2015/2016 Student Council! Back row: 7th grade representative

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. 

Congratulations Mallory James

Congratulations to Mallory James for placing 13th out of 358 students at the Middle School Cross Country Competition in Lexington, KY!  Way to go Mallory!