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Moore Newsletter October 2014 : Click Here.       /       Moore Groundbreaking Ceremony
Upcoming Events
 
  Pink Pepto Rally  
   

Moore MST Magnet School hosted a Pink Pepto Rally on Tuesday morning, October 14thduring Tyler ISD’s support of the City-wide pink day in Tyler. Moore asked for students and staff to bring donations to present a check to the Tyler Fire Fighters to donate towards Cancer Research and Recovery. Moore raised $667.80 to donate to the Tyler Fire Fighters’ rally to find a cure for Cancer. Moore enrolls 800 students with 100 faculty and staff members. The Moore display of pink was almost 100% of the 900 in attendance. Students and staff wearing pink on October 14th estimated to be approximately 850 people. At the pep rally, Moore Principal Claude Lane asked students who have had a family member diagnosed with Cancer to raise their hand. Everyone in the audience had their hand up showing what an impact this disease can have on families. Mr. Lane gave the sports teams of Moore and the student body a pep talk for their upcoming games while also sharing how life is sometimes easy and feels like running downhill, but sometimes difficult as if running uphill. However, if prepared with a good foundation, as in this case with good tennis shoe support while running, we can persevere through both terrains. The students were challenged to start with a good foundation, then let their character shine through during the uphill days as well as the downhill times. (Pictures of the pep talk are in the background on a slide shown during the pep rally. Please also see pictures from the Moore Pink Pepto Rally.)

 
     
  Moore MST Night  
 

You are invited to attend our 16th annual Math, Science, and Technology Family Night on Thursday, October 16, 2014 on the school campus at 6:00 p.m. Students and parents will attend “hands on” interactive sessions focused on math, science, and technology. Attendees in science sessions might find the planet Venus through a telescope. Our Astronomers may even learn about the Andromeda Galaxy in an autumn session entitled “Autumn Astronomy” or explore a -109.3 degrees Fahrenheit substance that will turn a film canister into a rocket. A mysterious substance will be explored by our young Scientist with a “ghostly” flare or they may attend a session that uses a catapult to destroy a castle! Science participants may also work in a lab with chemical reactions or explore molecular polarity in a bottle or define your blood type. Technology Engineers will challenge their friends and family to see who can build the strongest bridge or to see who has the greatest knowledge of college mascots around the country. Mustang Mathematicians will compete to work puzzles or play “game show” competitions on math facts or study the geometry involved in making bubbles. You will find out firsthand if you are Smarter than a 5th Grader while having fun with your children. Food and candy samples will be available in some sessions that accompany scientific experiments and competitions. Regardless of which sessions you choose to attend, the evening promises to be great fun for the entire family.  

                                                                       

The objective for the evening is to get parents actively involved as our partners in producing mathematicians, scientists and users of 21st century technology.   Make plans now to come out and enjoy a fun evening with your student.  All Moore students attending with parents will receive extra credit in their math, science and technology classes for their grades.  Don’t miss this opportunity to have fun with math and science while improving your class average!  

 
     
  DUKE TIP  
   

We have 45 7th Grade students who qualified to be a part of the DUKE Talent Identification Program (DUKE TIP).  This program recognizes children who perform at 92% or better on STAAR Reading, 94 % or better on STAAR Math or 93% or better on STAAR Science.  Those who qualify in this program have an opportunity to take the above level SAT or ACT college entrance exam.  This opportunity encourages a positive academic self-esteem and fosters the importance of academic success.  By participating in DUKE TIP, students will have access consultation with gifted educators, access to educational opportunities, receive high learning publications, invitations to participate in special programs and distance learning opportunities.  Some of the students who participate in taking the test may be recognized by DUKE depending on the outcome of their assessments.  Congratulations to the following students:
 
 

Arriaga, Ashley Dalal, Saachi Leija Reteria, Araceli Robinson, Evelyn
Arteaga, Anna Dobbins, Michael Leverets, Morgan Sheffield, Brooke
Avery, Jordan Fields, Donovan Lyons, Ellie Smith, Emma
Bailey, Jillian Flores, Andres Matthews, Lucy Sorrels, Zachary
Berry, Emily Gage, Isabela Miller, Colin Stewart, Devon
Berry, Erin Garcia-Quiballo, Caleb Mills, Aaron Story, Jacob
Boynton, Elizabeth Guana, Adrianna Mondragon, Angel Tejani, Inaara
Branham, Brandy Grant, Johnathan Munoz, Miguel Young, Destiny
Breen, Sophie Jennings, Thomas Orchard, Violet  
Browning, Cally Jiang, Si Qi Ortiz, Cecilia  
Bryans, Jordan Kaiser, Elisha Peters, Ryan  
Chometa, Caleb Kissinger, Koen Puryear, Tyler  
 
     
  ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS!  
 

It is time to begin thinking about UIL Academics!  We have several different events to participate in across all grades levels.  Please visit the teacher(s) listed below for the competition(s) you are interested in for more details.  Have more questions?  See Ms. Vullo (Room 1A) or Ms. Carter (Room 7C) for more help!

 

Math, Calculator, & Number Sense:  Ms. Vullo (Room 1A)

Prose & Poetry:  Mrs. Easterling (Portable 23)

Dictionary:  Ms. Jacobs (Portable 14)

Art:  Mr. Killian (Room 3C)

Science:  Mr. Magnuson (7th & 8th grade only) (Room 6D)

Listening & Impromptu:  Mr. Lathan (Room 3D)

Writing & Modern Oratory:  Mrs. Kimbrough (Portable 19)

Chess:  Mr. Martin (Portable 11)

Social Studies & Maps, Charts, & Graphs:  Mrs. Sheffield (Portable 3)

One-Act Play:  Mrs. Thorn-Leeson (Portable 4/Portable 8)

 
     
  Reflections Program  
  It is time once again to get involved in this year's Reflections Program. The Reflections Program is an arts recognition and achievement program for students with participation and appreciation for the arts as its goal. The theme this year is "The World Would Be a Better Place If..." The areas that students may submit works of art include: Literature, Musical, Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Dance Choreography, and Film/Video Production. All entry forms and projects are due Monday, November 10th. There are specific guidelines for each entry. Many of your teachers will offer you extra credit for participating. Listen in class for details or ask the teacher from the subject area you are participating in through Reflections.

http://www.txpta.org/programs/reflections/#Student 

Forms and Rules or Audra Kisamore- 
reflectionstylerisd@gmail.com

 

 
     
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