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Saturday, August 1, 2015
AUG 24 ORIENTATION
AUG 25 DAY 1

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MMI student earns award at FBLA Nationals

Emily Seratch, a 2015 MMI Preparatory School graduate, placed sixth in the competitive event of Client Service at the 2015 FBLA National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Seratch, the daughter of Frank and Sarah Seratch of Hazleton, earned national recognition among thousands of other high school students. A total of 11,000 students gathered from all over the country to compete for national accolades. Among those competitors were 400 students from Pennsylvania, including five representatives from MMI.

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MMI announces annual golf tournament winners

MMI held the seventh annual Jake Kislan ’56 Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, June 19 at the Valley Country Club in Sugarloaf.

A record 112 total golfers competed in the event, which was sold out for the second year in a row.

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Second Semester President's List released

Thomas G. Hood, head of school at MMI Preparatory School, has announced the names of students who have been named to the President’s List during the second semester.

The President’s List recognizes sound academic performance each semester. To be included on the list a student must have a cumulative average in all subjects of 85.0, have attained an average of 70.0 or better in each course, have no “incompletes” at the end of each nine-week grading period, be enrolled in a complete schedule of courses, and have a satisfactory citizenship record.

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Fourth Quarter Honor Roll announced

Thomas G. Hood, head of school at MMI Preparatory School, has announced the names of students who achieved Honor Roll status during the fourth quarter.

The Honor Roll recognizes sound academic performance each quarter. To earn a place on the Honor Roll, a student must have a cumulative average in all core subjects of 85.0, have attained an average of 70.0 or better in each course, have no “incompletes” at the end of the nine-week grading period, be enrolled in a complete schedule of courses and have a satisfactory citizenship record.

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MMI students receive Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Awards at State Competition

Three MMI Preparatory School students participating in the State Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition were awarded Pennsylvania Science Talent Search (PSTS) awards following their performance at the regional meeting.

Sarah Moyer, Jay Solgama, and Mikayla Dove will each receive three letters of recommendation from the Pennsylvania Academy of Science to use in their college applications.

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MMI Blog

Summer + Art = FUN

By Lisa Ferry
Art Instructor

ferry lisa portraitAh, it's finally summer. Time to kick back and enjoy the nice weather, finally. What better way to do that than to grab your tunes, a beverage, and for me, my sketchbook, paints, and canvas.

With no pressure from classes, grades, or getting up early (yes, us teachers feel the same as you students), I can experiment with techniques with no time constraints.

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School is out for summer, but staying active is in!

By Jason Tribbet
Athletic Director

mmi staff 087 tribbet webIf you listen closely, kids everywhere are cheering as summer vacation is underway. After a long school year, it’s finally time to sleep in, lie on the couch, play video games, and watch television… right? While everyone needs to relax a little and catch their breath from all the hard work the school year brings, staying active and exercising should be part of everyone’s daily routine throughout the summer.

It is recommended that kids get 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Studies have shown that physical activity improves brain function and can help students improve academically. So now that school is out and we no longer have physical education classes to help us stay active, how can we prevent kids from becoming sedentary?

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It's summertime

By Tim Garvey
Science Instructor

mmi staff 121 tim garvey webOne of my favorite songs growing up when I was a kid was called Summertime. It’s summertime…summertime…sum…sum…summertime!

For me the key word being “time.” As a student and teacher of Physics, we talk a lot about what time is and how it is measured. We have created many different types of clocks to measure it. We have also learned from Einstein, that time can be experienced in a relative way. One of the neat things about the world we live in is that nature allows us to measure time in many different ways in a daily manner and seasonal manner.

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MMI Preparatory School

Saturday, August 1, 2015
AUG 24 ORIENTATION
AUG 25 DAY 1

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