Announcements April 30, 2021

Hello MMC Students and Parents! Below are your announcements for the week:

End-of-Year Semi-Formal
We are thrilled to announce that MMC will host an end-of-year semi-formal celebration on Friday, May 21, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Phillips Market Center in West Columbia. DJ Ronny Lane will provide music for a fun evening of dancing!

Tickets will go on sale next Wednesday for $35 each. Please see this document for full details on the event, including guests, attire, behavior, safety protocols, etc. 

Parents, if you would like to help support this event, please consider making a monetary donation to go towards the purchase of decorations and food. Checks should be made payable to Midlands Middle College with the memo line “semi-formal 2021”. Thank you in advance for your support in giving our students this opportunity.

Exam Schedule
We have made a few minor adjustments to our final exam schedule for the spring semester. Below are the new dates:

End-of-Course Exams:
US History and English 2 courses through Virtual SC
Tuesday, May 11 @ 9:00 a.m.

US History and Biology courses at MMC
Thursday, May 27 @ 9:00 a.m.
Makeup date: Friday, May 28 @ 9:00 a.m.

Senior Exams:
“A-Day” courses – Wednesday, May 26
“B-Day” courses – Thursday, May 27

Junior Exams:
“A-Day” courses – Wednesday, June 2
“B-Day” courses – Thursday, June 3

Any student may exempt the final exam if he/she has a final course average of 80 or above. Graduating seniors are exempt from each MMC spring semester exam with a passing grade in the course. Exemptions do not apply to MTC, VirtualSC or EOC courses. Any student with an exemption may choose to take the exam to earn a higher course grade.

Federal Programs Planning Meeting
As a public charter school, Midlands Middle College (MMC) receives funding from various public sources. Each year, the school holds a planning meeting to identify and prioritize needs, develop activities and strategies to meet those needs, and determine the appropriate sources to fund each activity. All stakeholders – students, parents, teachers, staff, board and community members – are invited to participate in this planning process. This year’s meeting will be held Friday, May 7. Please see this letter for details if you are interested in participating.

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