Jump Rope for Heart
Tharrington Primary School students raised $4,415.52 during their 2014 Jump Rope for Heart event! Jump Rope for Heart raises funds that support the American Heart Association and their mission and also gives students an opportunity to give back to their community. Way to go students!
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently released summary reports on educator effectiveness. Mount Airy City Schools is pleased to announce that the district ranks number one in the state for the percent of teachers exceeding expectations. With 46.9% of teachers in the district exceeding growth, Mount Airy City Schools more than doubled the state average of 23.3%. Additionally, almost 90% of district teachers meet or exceed growth.
Maggie Beal, student at Mount Airy Middle School, commented, “They teach me so much beyond math and language arts, they teach life lessons that will stick with me forever. They find the best in everything, and never stop amazing me. I can honestly say that Mount Airy has the best teachers around.”Click here for the full press release.
MAMS Show Choir - Excellent
Mount Airy Middle School Show Choir earned an Excellent Rating recently at the William Peace University NC Show Choir Competition. This rating put MAMS winning top honors under the direction of Sarah Inman. They performed three songs from Shrek: Accidently in Love, Hallelujah, and I'm a Believer. This qualifies MAMS for state competition which will be held April 5 at Atkins High School in Winston-Salem. The event will begin at 5:30pm.
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2013-2014 Calendar Additions and Changes
Please make note of the following calendar additions and changes.
Make-up days will be:
March 7 - full-day
March 28 - half-day
April 18 - half-day
May 26 - full-day
June 11 - full-day
June 12 - half-day
The following days will also become full student days: