Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Cards

The Tech Skills classes created Thanksgiving cards today for the nursing home residents at Oakview Heights in Mt. Carmel. The students wanted to start off the holiday season with a friendly deed! Pictured below is one of the 6th grade classes.


Monday, November 23, 2015

Aces of the Month

Mount Carmel Middle School would like to congratulate the Aces of the Month. These students have been selected by their teachers as going above and beyond at the middle school. Congratulations go to 6th grade students, Daisy Schrader and Jeremiah Wirth, 7th grade student, Jarrett West, and 8th grade student, Brett Carwile. 

ILMEA

Nine choir and band students from MCMS participated in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) District Festival on Saturday, November 21 at Eastern Illinois University.  They were selected for this honor by an audition that took place earlier this fall in Effingham.  Pictured are Kaitlyn Birkla (soprano I), Gretchen Elliott (alto), Mady Brant (soprano II), Ashley Majors (soprano II), Orrin Bromm (baritone), Boyd Holt (baritone), Jack Marvell (baritone) and Jaden Norrick (clarinet). Not pictured is Christopher Whetstone (tenor).

VFW Essay Contest

Mt. Carmel Middle School students competed in the VFW Essay Contest.  Jaden Norrick wrote the winning essay and will be competing in the regional division of the VFW Essay Contest.  She was invited to a formal dinner that will take place in Olney, Illinois.  Pictured from left to right: Warren Fleetwood, eighth grade English teacher at Mt. Carmel Middle School, contestants Sierra Hannah, McKenzye Earnest, Elliott Laws, Jaden Norrick, Brett Carwile, and VFW Representative Mike Risley.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Essay Contest in 8th Grade

Orrin Bromm and Madeline Goldman recently won the "Healthy Me is Drug Free" essay contest sponsored by MCMS eighth grade Language Arts teacher Warren Fleetwood.  Each student developed a composition that explained the dangers of drugs and how illegal drugs lead to bad lifestyle choices. Great work students!!!  Each student received a cash prize and gave a reading to the class.