Maverick Minute

Thursday, April 20 2017

This Week at McClure
Wednesday - Friday, April 19 - 21 - GA Milestone Testing
Next Week at McClure
Monday - Wednesday, April 24 - 26 - GA Milestone Testing
Thursday & Friday, April 27 - 28 - Lollipops on Sale in the Atrium before school - $1
Friday, April 28 - Lego Build Competition - Check in 5:30-5:50 - See Details Below
Upcoming Events at McClure
Monday, May 1 - Lollipops on Sale in the Atrium before school - $1
Monday, May 1 - Rising 6th Grade Parent Night/Wing Scholarship Awarded/PTSA Meeting, 6:30
Thursday, May 4 - Sounds of McClure
Saturday, May 6 - 8th Grade Dance - 7pm-9:30pm - See Details Below
Tuesday, May 9 - Volunteer Brunch – 9:30 AM
Friday, May 12 - Last 6th Grade Maverick Store - See Details Below
Monday - Friday, May 15 -19 - Olympics Week - See SUG Below
Friday, May 19 - Hat/Athletic Wear Day - $1each
Tuesday, May 23 - 8th Grade Picnic / Early Release 1:30
Wednesday, May 24 - Renaissance Carnival / Last Day of School / Early Release 1:30

Attendance Alert:
Please ensure your child is present for all of the Milestones testing dates.  Make up testing is not the optimal testing environment, so please make sure your child is not absent during testing to help improve his or her score by testing in a familiar environment.
LEGO Building Competition!!
Date: Friday April 28, 2017
Check-in Time: 5:30 - 5:50 PM
Competition Time: 6:15 PM
Location: McClure Middle School - 3660 Old Stilesboro Road NW
Students (2nd-12th grade) are invited to enter this Cobb County sponsored LEGO Building Competition. Each entrant will receive a basic LEGO set for the first level of competition. The top six builders in each heat will advance to a finalist round of competition and a chance to win a LEGO gift card. For more information or to register for the event, please visit:, or click here: STEM Lego Build
Dinner options and concessions will be available for purchase.

Attention 8th Grade Parents
The McClure 8th grade dance will be held May 6th from 7-9:30.  Please see the Sign Up Genius under the “Help Needed” section to help make this night a success!

General Guidelines
This is a special farewell dance for our eighth graders. This is not a high school prom.
The dance is for current McClure students only. You may not bring a date from another school. 
Dinner will not be served; however, a light snack will be provided.
Transportation should occur in normal fashion.  Limousines are not allowed.
The McClure tradition is for 7th grade parents to chaperone the dance.
Tickets must be pre-purchased for this event.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

McClure Art Show
The first annual McClure Art Show will be held April 1-26 at the Acworth Cultural Arts Center located at 4815B South Main Street, Acworth. The Center is open Wednesday – Saturday, from 3-7pm.  There will be an Opening Reception, Saturday, April 1, 6-9pm.  Awards Night will be Saturday, April 22, 6-8 at the Main Street Gallery.

6th Grade Maverick Store
The 6th grade will have their last Maverick Store, Friday, May 12, from 8:50-9:15am.  The students earn Maverick Money during the school day by going “above and beyond” what is expected.  The Maverick Store is a way for them to spend their hard earned Maverick dollars.  In order for the store to be a success we need your help. All the items sold at the store are donated by the parents.  Please see the Sign Up Genius below to volunteer and/or donate items. Please label all donations 6th Grade Maverick Store.

Calling all 8th Grade Parents!
We need your help to make the 8th Grade Dance Special!  See Sign Up Genius link below for opportunities.

2017 McClure Olympics

McClure Olympics week is May 15-19.  This is a super fun week for our students.  Each grade level will have a field day and we need your help to make it run smoothly.  Please see Sign Up Genius for volunteer opportunities.

Desserts for McClure Staff
The Hospitality Committee needs your help!  It’s Mrs. Metcalfe’s tradition to provide the staff with a catered lunch at the end of each year.  It is our tradition to provide homemade desserts.  Please take a look at the Sign Up Genius for details!

Media Center
The Media Center would love to have you as a volunteer and could really use your help! No experience is necessary.  Choose as many days as you’d like. Our Media Center parapro, Mrs. Chambless, does not work on Mondays and Fridays, so these are critical need days, but we welcome your help any day of the week.  Hours are flexible except for lunch times on Mondays and Fridays due to the need to cover Mrs. Harpin’s lunch.  Please use this link to sign up for a volunteer shift. 

Renaissance Program
The Renaissance Program is looking for $5 or $10 gift card donations to Starbucks, Chick FIL A , Brusters, ITunes, Yogli Mogli, etc. these are used for the Renaissance t-shirt giveaways on Fridays.  Please send these donations attention to The Renaissance Program / Caren Grotke or Tina Penny.  Donations are greatly appreciated!  Also, the Renaissance Festival will be on May 24, please look for volunteer options and donations in the coming weeks!  If you have any questions in regard to these events please contact Maria Bravo
Duty Free Lunch for May
Please consider volunteering in the cafeteria, front office, or clinic in order to allow our awesome teachers and office staff to have a quiet, peaceful lunchtime.
See Sign Up Genius link for details:


North Cobb-Harrison NJROTC
Freshman Orientation
11-14 July, 2017
Register at

Harrison Rising 9th Grade XC Parent/Runner meeting
If you are a rising 9th grader interested in running Cross Country at Harrison High School, there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00 pm in the HHS Media Center.  If you are unable to attend, then please visit our website for information at and contact Coach Simmons
Kennesaw Mountain High School Band New Member Training Meeting
New Member Training is on Saturday, April 29th from 9:00am. – 5:00pm
(pizza lunch provided)
 All students interested in Kennesaw Mountain Band and Color Guard Should Attend.
·      Students should bring a refillable water bottle, and sunscreen.
·      Students should wear gym shorts, a t-shirt, and athletic shoes. 
There will be a Marching Band Commitment Meeting for parents and students at 5pm in the KMHS Cafeteria.

Harrison Hoyas Volleyball Camp 
Harrison Hoyas Volleyball Camp July 24-26 from 4:30-7:30 is open for registration to all rising 4th - 8th graders of all experience levels. $75 Early Bird Special if registered before May 25. For more details please go to:

Hoya Boys Summer Basketball Camp
Open to any area players (1st-8th) that want to get better.
Camp runs June 19-22 from 9:00-3:30. Lunch and t-shirt provided
If you have questions please email Coach Crump at
Registration is now open at the link below: Early bird registration ends June 5th

Hoya Baseball Camp
Hoya Baseball Camp is June 5-9 for grades 1st-9th.  For more information and registration go to:             
Harrison Football Jr Program
Registration for the Harrison Football Jr Program Spring and Fall Season is now open.  Please go to our website at to register your player.  Once on the website, click on 2017 Football Registration then follow the instructions to begin the registration process.  We are offering a discount if your registration is paid in full prior to April 23, 2017.  All critical details and dates are provided during the registration process.  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Tomberlin at
Jr. Hoya Cross Country Camp
Harrison High School is hosting our 10th year of Jr. Hoya Cross Country Camp on June 5-9.  Come learn about running and enjoy all the fun we will have at camp this year.  Registration and information is available at  If you have any questions, contact Kent Simmons at
JR MUSTANG CHEER TRYOUTS  for upcoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls!!  APRIL 25 & 26 5:30-6:30 - KMHS GYM


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