Our Matthey Middle School 7th and 8th grade boys took first place in the Southside Cardinal Relays.
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Track & Field
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The Matthey Library has added Symbaloo to the Matthey Library webpage: http://pzarsky.wixsite.com/library
It’s a great way to set up your home page to go to all your favorite sites, and we have also added all our databases to automatically login in from any school in Southside ISD; no log in required. If you’re at home, just log in with your user name and password or use the “Help” icon if you can’t remember. “It’s really easy to use, and we are the first website when you Google, “Matthey Library,” says Mr. Zarsky. Even Mr. Knox was excited about it: “Gee wiz, I wish I had this when I was growing up 50 years ago.”
Read 180 is an exciting reading program that really helps our students get the most out of their online resources. It’s simple to use just click on the link: http://192.168.64.11:55880/slms/studentaccess and put in your user name and password. Mrs. Mullen says, “It’s awesome. I wish I had this when I was a kid.” Coach Castanon, who also teaches Read 180, agrees.
Matthey Middle School has added new QR ebooks in our Readbox kiosks! Mr. Zarsky says, ” They’re really awesome and easy to use. Here’s how to get em. It’s easy as 1,2,3!”
- Download a QR scanner from your app store.
- Scan the QR code on the book you want to read.
- Read the book.
Southside ISD Matthey Middle School student is headed to Austin to be recognized at the Globey Awards Ceremony at the Texas State Capitol Theatre Saturday, September 24th.Matthey Middle school had three regional finalists with their “Hidden Object” game for Globaloria. Losoya Intermediate had one national finalist and winner. Emily Munoz won for her Game Mechanics entry. The 3 finalists from Matthey were Hector Covarubios, Kassandra Mendez and Jose Sanchez. They competed against about 40 other students at region level and over a hundred “Hidden Object” games to go to regionals.
Globaloria, a leading provider of K-12 computer science education, announced today the national finalists of the 2016 Globey Game Design Competition and Awards. With a mission to train teachers how to integrate computer science education courses into K-12 curriculum and enhance students’ skills through standard-aligned game design and coding courses, Globaloria created the Globeys to recognize outstanding achievement in computational fluency, engineering, coding, teamwork and design thinking. Forty-seven finalists have been selected who will travel to Austin, Texas for the final competition and awards ceremony at the Texas State Capitol on September 24.
“Globaloria is a manifestation of the future of education. Its iterative design methods foster soft skills like teamwork, communication, and collaborative creative thinking, contributes to students’ well-rounded education,” said Dr. Idit Harel, CEO and founder of Globaloria. “As we prepare students for a new global economy where computer science and computational skills are the new literacy, the Globeys are an opportunity to celebrate outstanding achievement in these areas among this group of exceptional students.”
The Globeys national finalists will have the opportunity to meet with education leaders, VIPs, and press at the Texas State Capitol at the National Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. At the ceremony, several educators and principals will also be recognized for their courage to learn and integrate computer science courses and projects across all subjects in their schools.
The 47 national finalists of the 2016 Globeys were awarded in nine categories, based on the specific courses they took during the 2015-16 school year. Please see the full list of National Finalists on the News Page on Globaloria.com.
3:30 – 5:30 P.M. on Friday, August 19th
Welcome back to school!
Congratulations on being recognized as an AVID Certified Site for the 2015-2016 school year. This status is awarded to AVID sites that have met the AVID effectiveness and student progress. This self-study validation process is designed to assist AVID sites with achieving desired benchmarks that are precursors for academic success in high school and college.
We applaud you for your diligence in attaining this achievement, and we look forward to your continued leadership in providing quality results for the students through AVID implementations.
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Matthey Concepts of Engineering class participated in “ Going to MARS” via a long distance video conference on the state of Mars exploration with NASA on Oct 1. Students watched several presenters from NASA and discuss the exploration and habitation of MARS. Matthey students were able to as questions along with 133 other schools.
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