Tahlequah Middle School
Tahlequah Middle School is a busy place this spring. In addition to their regular coursework, many students are actively participating in spring sports, contests and state testing. The middle school will complete state testing on April 28th.
Seventh and eighth grade students recently competed in the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics and Indian Capital Technology Center’s Math Contest. Five of the seventh graders participating scored in the top ten. Eleven of the eighth graders participating scored in the top 20. The middle school secured 1st place in both the 7th and 8th grade math competitions.
The 6th and 7th grade choirs received superior ratings at contest recently. The 7th and 8th grade combined ensembles also received superior ratings at contest.
The middle school has been celebrating perfect attendance with an incentive of a trip to the bowling alley. There were 216 students with perfect attendance for the month of February and 189 students for March. For many of the students, this was their first experience bowling, and they had a great time.
There will be an organizational meeting for the eighth grade celebration on Thursday, April 20th in the middle school library at 5:30 pm. All parents/guardians of 8th grade students are welcome to attend. Please contact Jennifer Taylor at the middle school if you are unable to attend the meeting but would like to help with the celebration.
The fifth grade students from across the district will visit the middle school on May 4th. They will have the opportunity to tour the building as well as meet administrators, faculty and staff members. They will be given exploratory enrollment guides allowing each student and parent to select the student’s exploratory classes for the year. The guide will need to be completed and returned to their homeroom teachers by Friday, May 12th. There will be a 5th grade parent night at 5:30 pm on May 4th in the middle school gym.
All sixth grade students need their Tdap vaccination before enrolling in the 7th grade. Students who have not updated their health record to reflect the vaccination will have their enrollment placed on hold. Updated health records should be given to the school nurse by the end of the day on May 12th. Beginning May 15th and continuing through the summer, updated health records should be taken to the Tahlequah School Board enrollment office.
Yearbooks will be available on the afternoon on May 15th. Orders can still be placed at the school. The cost of a yearbook is $25. A few extra books will be ordered and available for purchase after May 15th.
The end-of-year awards assemblies will be on May 17th in the middle school gym. The 6th grade awards assembly will begin at 8:30. The 8th grade assembly will start at 10:00. The 7th grade assembly will begin at 1:30. Families are invited to attend.