Our mission at William J. Montford, III Middle School is to establish a culture of respect and responsibility; to engage students in an active,
emotionally, and physically safe learning environment; to model enthusiasm for and love of learning; and to prepare students to contribute to
and care for the community and the environment by providing opportunities to explore interests and creatively solve problems.
Winter Faculty Luncheon: Dec. 16th
We will be providing our Montford Faculty and Staff with an Italian Winter Wonderland Pranzo (lunch) on Tuesday, December 16th during their lunch times.
This year we are having an Italian themed luncheon with pastas, sauces, and salads to be brought in warmed and in disposable containers. If you do provide
a container that you would like to be returned, please be certain that your name is clearly labeled and it will be left at the front office for you to
pick up. No need to provide utensils, as we have this covered. Please bring in all donations between 8:40-9:30am to the student drop off area.
You will see volunteers there to receive your food items.
Visit Signup Genius to volunteer now.
Guitar Recital & Orchestra Concert: Dec. 16th
The orchestra concert originally scheduled for December 9th has been rescheduled and combined with the previously scheduled guitar concert. Please join
us Tuesday, December 16th at 6:30pm in the MMS cafeteria to enjoy this musical event. If you have any questions, please
email Ms. Hagadorn or Mrs. Drew.
Midterm Exams & Early Release: Dec. 17th-19th
Students will be taking midterm exams Wednesday - Friday, December 17th - 19th. School ends at 1:20pm on exam days.
View Printable Exam Schedule »
First Semester Volunteer Hours: Due Dec. 19th
Thank you to all the wonderful Mustang Volunteers for your gift of service to our school this year. The school district requires that each school
report volunteer hours at the end of each semester.
If you have volunteered at school or from home this semester and recorded it in the log book in
the front office, there is nothing further you need to do. If you have volunteered and not recorded it, then please email the volunteer coordinator,
Sherry Thacker, the number of hours and what activity you were involved. Please report your volunteer hours no later
than by December 19th, 2014.
Exception, if you were involved in any activity where you signed up thru the volunteer coordinator then your hours have been recorded for you
(pizza sales, holiday luncheon, book fair, health screenings, yard sale etc.)
Material for 8th Grade Ads is Needed Now! Deadline Dec. 19th
Parents who have purchased ad space in the 2015 Mustang Yearbook must turn in ad material by December 19th. You may either:
Please send in your ad content as soon as possible. We have strict deadlines set up by the publisher.
If you have questions, email Beth Dietzen or call her at 922-6011.
Printable Yearbook Personal Ad Order Form »
- Create the ad yourself and send it in JPG format via email, flash drive, or disk; or
- Allow us to create the ad using your personal message and photo(s) you send in JPG format via email, flash drive, disk, or in hard copy for safe
scanning and return.
Simply Living Class Marmalades & Preserves on Sale
Locally produced, organic grown, and tasty student produced marmalades and preserves for sale just in time for the holidays! $5 per pint $10 per quart,
proceeds benefit MMS Simple Living class. Items include: Pear Preserves, Kumquat Marmalade, and Calamondin Preserves (pints only).
Fresh organic produce is also available: $5 per bunch of greens (kale or collards) and $1 per every 10 kumquats (sweet or sour). Get yours today!
Email Mr. Lynch and he can leave your order at the front desk to be pick up.
Division 2A Champions!
Congratulations to the members of our boys soccer team and Coach Strickler for winning the 2014 LCS Division 2A Championship on December 11th at Chiles
High School. The clash between Montford and Deerlake wasn't settled after 60 minutes, ending in a 1-1 tie. Only after Penalty Kicks (4:2) in overtime
did our Mustangs declare themselves Champions!
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom Selects MMS Teacher for Award
Congratulations to Mr. Thomas Lynch who was selected as Florida Agriculture in the Classroom's middle school winner of its 2015 Excellence in Teaching
about Agriculture Award (EITAA). We are all so proud of Mr. Lynch and are grateful for all of his contributions to Montford Middle School. Mr. Lynch
has been invited to attend the 2015 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference next summer in Louisville, KY.
Tis The Season For Increased Illnesses!
If your student is sick and has had a fever, before returning to school, they need to be fever free for 24 hours without the aid of fever reducing
medications such as Tylenol, Motrin, etc.
For details on when student should stay home and to view LCS rules regarding medication, please view our
Cold & Flu Season Flyer »
MMS PTSO Patrons Program
Each year, the PTSO has been called to provide increasing support to help our school maintain the high standards that we have come to expect at Montford.
Last year, with your help, the PTSO donated over $20,000 to the school. Helping to fill the school's budget gaps will allow Montford to maintain an
environment where your student will learn, grow and mature. To that end, the Montford PTSO Patrons Program is back.
To download our printable Patron's form or to join online, please visit our Patrons Program page »
Support Montford - Shop at Target!
Do you have a Target RED Card? Did you know that Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to Montford Middle School through the Take Charge
of Education program? This is a really easy way to get money to improve our school. It is hassle-free with just one phone call. Please contact Target at
1-800-316-6142 or visit https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home
to register your card to Montford Middle School with Identification Number: 148546. In August 2012, Target donated to Montford Middle School $377.32.
As of October 2013, we have 36 registered cardholders designating Montford. Let's double that number!
Keep Informed: Join the Montford Mailing List
If you have e-mail at your home or office, please join the Montford ListServ. We send announcements, updates and other pertinent
information from the school on a weekly basis. There is no cost for this service and it is easy to join. Just follow these directions:
- Go to: listserv.leon.k12.fl.us/archives/montford_middle_school.html
- Click on "Join or Leave the List"
- Enter your e-mail address and name in the spaces provided
- Click on the "Join Montford Middle School" button
- How To Leave the ListServ: On the ListServ page, click "Join or Leave the ListServ" and follow the prompts
- Monday, Dec. 15: Cheerleading Practice, MMS Gym/Outside, 7:30-8:45am
Symphonic Band Sectionals (Woodwinds/Percussion), Band Room, 8:00-9:00am
Black History Brain Bowl Practice, Ms. Wood's Classroom, 8:30-9:15am
Hoofprints Literary & Arts Club, Mrs. Pattison's Room, 8:45-9:15am
Majorette Practice, Tennis Courts, 4:00-6:00pm
- Tuesday, Dec. 16: Candy Grams Delievered, MMS Majorettes
Brain Bowl, Mr. Busboom's Classroom, 8:30am
FCA Meeting, Coach Anderson's Room, 8:45-9:15am
Holiday Luncheon Sponsored by PTSO
Jazz Band Rehearsal, Bandroom, 4:00-4:30pm
Guitar Recital and Orchestra Concert, MMS Cafeteria, 6:30pm
- Wednesday - Friday, Dec. 17 - 19: Exam Days & Early Release
Students Released at 1:20pm
- Wednesday, Dec. 17: Cheerleading Practice, MMS Gym/Outside, 7:30-8:45am
Garden Club Meeting, Mr. Lynch's Classroom, 8:00am
Symphonic Band Sectionals (Brass/Percussion), Band Room, 8:00-9:00am
Black History Brain Bowl (Assembly Practice), Mr. Lawson's Room, 9:00am
- Friday, Dec. 19: End of Second Nine Weeks
Science Club Meetings, Mr. Swart's Classroom, 8:00am
Guitar Club, Mr. Horne's Classroom, 8:30am
- Monday - Monday, Dec. 22 - Jan. 5: Winter Holidays
- Tuesday, Jan. 6: Students Return
- View more Upcoming Events on our Calendar
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