MPS students will be taking the SCANTRON state assessment on the following days:
3rd grade: April 15 - 18
2nd grade: April 22 - 24
2nd grade students will participate in the test, however their scores will not be counted in the states accountability process. Their scores will help our school to adjust our instructional practices to better serve the students needs.
MPS will celebrate music in our school month on March 21. We will have a short assembly to show the musical talent of many of our students. MPS would like to thank Mrs. Abbott for her investment in the elementary music program throughout Jasper City Schools.
It is now time to begin ordering your yearbook for the 2018 – 2019 school year. The cost of a yearbook is $35.00. Yearbooks can be ordered anytime from now through March 22. To order, please see the two options below:
Option #1 – Place a check that is made out to MPS for the amount of $35.00 in the provided envelope and send it back in to the school.
Option #2 – You can order online at the site: https://www.balfour.com/shop/yearbook-only-package-a0114710?smi=696
When ordering online, please know that there is a $1.00 handling fee from the Balfour company. If you would like your students name to be imprinted on the yearbook, you must use the online option for ordering. This upgrade is also an additional $5.00 fee.
All orders are due by March 22, 2019.
Mr. Danny Cain with the Walker County Soil and Water Conservation came to present to our 2nd grade students today (February 20). Students learned about different tree species in Alabama and were all given a long leaf pine sapling to plant . Thank you Mr. Cain for investing in our students!!!
All 2nd and 3rd grade teachers participated in day #2 of AMSTI OGAP training on Tuesday, February 19. This is a training that our teachers will continue throughout the spring and summer. This ongoing math training will be very beneficial to our students in the future. We look forward to sharing this information with our students!!!!!
Senior Parents & Students - A FAFSA meeting will be held at the Jasper High School library on Thursday, February 28th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
This is a reminder that all Jasper City Schools will be out on Monday, February 18 in observance of President's Day. Students will also be out on Tuesday, February 19. This will be an in-service day for staff members. Enjoy your long weekend!!!
Please join us for the MPS Black and Gold dance. The dance will be from 6:00 to 7:30 in the MPS gym. Admission will be $3.00 for everyone that is school age and above. Concessions will be sold for $1.00 each. We look forward to seeing you there.
MPS students and staff are gearing up for the 2019 MPS MONEY DROP!!!!! This event will take place February 4 - 8. This fundraiser is a great way to support our students, teachers and school. We will be sending home more details in the next week, but we wanted to go ahead give you the themes of each day so students and parents could prepare.
Monday, February 4th - Students will bring in pennies. We will wear our team colors.
Orange - Mrs. Chesser, Mrs. Lindsey, Mrs. Green, Mrs. Oliver
Blue - Mrs. Braddock, Mrs. Barnett, Mrs. Fowler
Yellow - Mrs. Channell, Mrs. Posey, Mrs. Williams
Green - Mrs. Beasley, Mrs. Lakey, Ms. Moore, Mrs. Rhodes
Red - Mrs. Beall, Mrs. Harbin, Mrs. Richardson
Purple - Mrs. Allred, Mrs. Elliott, Mr. Nichols, Mrs. Shearer
Tuesday, February 5th - Students will bring in nickels and dimes. We will wear crazy socks and hats today.
Wednesday, February 6th - Students will bring in quarters today. We will wear our favorite sports team apparel.
Thursday, February 7th - Students will bring in donation letters. We will wear our pajamas today.
Friday, February 8th - Students will bring in big checks today. We will wear our black and gold today.
Money raised from this event will go to help put new swing sets on our playground, an outdoor basketball court at the playground and upgrades throughout the school building. Our goal is $20,000. With your help, we can easily reach this goal. Your support of MPS is greatly appreciated. We will have a great week of activities!!!!
Read about the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!
In honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Memorial Park Elementary would like to thank all Jasper City Police officers that visit our school. We would especially like to say thank you to Mike Crawford, Joe Herron and Daryl Atkins for visiting our school each day. These officers truly love and invest in our students on a daily basis. Thank you for all that you do!!!
MPS teachers spent the January 7th in-service day participating in AMSTI OGAP training. This is an ongoing training that our teachers will participate in during the spring semester. We look forward to the great benefits this will provide for our students.
Please click on the link to see more information of reporting bullying situations at Jasper City Schools.
Read about the GREAT things going on in the Jasper City Schools!
MPS has selected Mrs. Deborah Harbin as the schools teacher of the year. If you know Mrs. Harbin, you know what a great teacher she is. Please help us congratulate Mrs. Deborah Harbin as the MPS teacher of the year!!!
Effective August 1, 2018, Jasper City Schools will be implementing a "Bag Check Procedure" for all individuals gaining access to all home athletic events.
Please read the JCS Handbook for information and updates concerning the 2018-2019 school year. Some of the updates include school hours, dress code, and book bags.
Lucy Fields Wins Second Grade APT Young Writers State Contest!
Alabama Public Television is pleased to announce the Alabama winners of the 2017 APT Young Writers Contest! The twelve winners will be honored at a special ceremony at the Alabama Book Festival on Saturday, April 22 at 2:00pm in Montgomery. The name of Lucy's story was The Left Out Fairy. Her story was about a fairy who was different from the other fairies. Two unicorns befriend the left out fairy and then she realizes how special she really is. Congratulations Lucy!