Wednesday, October 3, 2018

From the Captain- Week of October 1, 2018



Greetings #PirateNationTX! Please find information below for the upcoming week and beyond. We are busy working on academic learning goals, safety, character building and cross country and basketball are also hard at work. 

Pirate Nation Community Update Link
  • Oct. 3rd - JH/HS Cross Country Meet in Lufkin (awaiting results from Lufkin)
  • Oct. 4th - Open House, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Oct. 6th - Mini- Pirate Cheer Camp
  • October 9th-12th is Pineywoods Fair (PWF)
  • Oct. 9th - PWF Baking Contest
  • Oct. 9th - JH Basketball travels to Zavalla 
  • Oct. 10th - JH/HS District Cross Country at New Summerfield 
  • Oct. 10th - PWF Chickens, Rabbits, Ag Mech
  • Oct. 11th -PWF Ag Mech/Welding/Heifers
  • Oct 11th - Early Release
  • Oct. 12th - Student Holiday
  • Oct. 12th - PWF Goats/Lambs/Sale
  • Oct. 15th - FFA Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct. 15th - Panola College on campus 
  • Oct. 16th - JH Basketball hosts Big Sandy (Pep Rally) Pink Out
  • Oct. 17th - CPR Training for select Juniors & Seniors
  • Oct. 18-20 - JH Basketball Tournament 
  • Oct. 24th - PSAT
  • Oct. 27th - Fall Festival 
  • Oct. 30th -April Smith(SFASU Scholarships) with Juniors and Seniors (2nd Period)
  • Oct. 31st - FCCLA Blood Drive 
  • Nov. 1st - Meet the Pirates -6:30 pm
  • Nov. 2nd - Fall Portraits RETAKES
  • Nov. 5th -PreASVAB
  • Nov. 9th - Senior Portraits RETAKES
  • Nov. 13th - Center College Fair
  • Nov. 15-Dec. 3 - Mrs. Nichols’s Fundraiser 
Here are a few photos from around #PirateNatiionTX

2018 FFA Officers



Mr. Cauthen showcasing a student project! 


Mrs. Samantha Cobb’s floral classes have been busy! 



2018 FFA Mixer



Martinsville Graduate of 2018, Allison Wilson gets the win today with Cisco College 12, Ranger 1. Congratulations Allison and @cisco_college #piratenationtx







Wednesday, September 19, 2018

From the Captain- Week of September 24, 2018



Greetings #PirateNationTX! Please find information below for the upcoming week and beyond. We are busy working on academic learning goals, safety, character building and cross country and basketball are also hard at work. 


September 14, 2018 - Martinsville ISD was featured on KTRE during an interview regarding school safety.  We also received a visit from Campus Safety Products September 18th and gave Sita Johnson and Ed Johnson, of Campus Safety Products and Rhino Ware, a tour of our facilities.  MISD is the first customer and district to have installed the products.  https://buff.ly/2MxotZD (link to interview) 

Martinsville High School Audio/Video Class production of the Community Update:


September 20, 2018 - Martinsville High School’s Family Consumer Science course and instructor, Mrs. Cindy Nichols, were the center of attention for our local service center (Region 7, Kilgore, Texas) School Spotlight. Mrs. Nichols’ FCCLA Club and MISD’s “Grow Your Own Grant” with SFASU was also highlighted. 






Check out our video production of this article! 


- The Captain 

Links:
Cross Country Meets
September 26, 2018 Zavalla  (JH/HS)
October 3, 2018 Lufkin Coke Classic (JH/HS)
October 10, 2018 New Summerfield (JH/HS) District Meet
October 22, 2018 Huntsville HS Regional Meet (HS)
November 3, 2018 Round Rock State (HS)

Broaddus meet  (17 schools)
JH Boys - 5
JV Boys - 3rd
Var Boys- 3rd

W. Sabine Meet
JH Boys-  Weather (lightning)
JV Boys-  pulled last half of the runners off the course due to lightning
Var Boys- 3rd

Testing!
  • Oct. 24th - PSAT

Upcoming events! 
  • Sept. 24th - FFA Greenhand Camp (Nacogdoches)
  • Sept. 24-25 -Mr. Davis Fundraiser 
  • Sept. 25th - JH Basketball travels to Broaddus
  • Sept. 26th - JH/HS Cross Country Meet at Zavalla
  • Oct. 3rd - JH/HS Cross Country Meet in Lufkin
  • Oct. 4th - Open House, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Oct. 6th - Mini- Pirate Cheer Camp
  • October 9th-12th is Pineywoods Fair (PWF)
  • Oct. 9th - PWF Baking Contest
  • Oct. 9th - JH Basketball travels to Zavalla 
  • Oct. 10th - JH/HS District Cross Country at New Summerfield 
  • Oct. 10th - PWF Chickens
  • Oct. 11th -PWF Ag Mech/Welding/Heifers
  • Oct 11th - Early Release
  • Oct. 12th - Student Holiday
  • Oct. 12th - PWF Goats/Lambs/Sale
  • Oct. 15th - FFA Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct. 15th - Panola College on campus 
  • Oct. 16th - JH Basketball hosts Big Sandy (Pep Rally) Pink Out
  • Oct. 18-20 - JH Basketball Tournament 
  • Oct. 24th - PSAT
  • Oct. 27th - Fall Festival 
  • Nov. 2nd - Fall Portraits RETAKES
  • Nov. 9th - Senior Portraits RETAKES
  • Nov. 15-Dec. 3 - Mrs. Nichols’s Fundraiser 
Upcoming Elementary Events!


Mark your Calendar


Oct. 5th- End of the 1st Six Weeks

Oct. 6th- Little Cheer Camp 9:00-1:00

Oct. 8th- Volunteer Fire Department Visit

               Start of the 2nd Six Weeks

Oct. 10th/14th- Piney Woods Fair

Oct. 11th- Early Release 

                 Elementary 12:45

                 Secondary 1:00

Oct. 12th- Student Holiday

Oct. 16th- Pep Rally 2:45

Oct. 18th- NASA Trip 6th Grade

Oct. 27th- Fall Festival 5:00-8:00

Oct. 26th- Love for Reading: Living  

                 Literature Character Day (K-6th)













Here are a few photos from around #PirateNationTX

Sept. 17th - Washington DC Trip Parent Meeting at 6pm in Mrs. Ryan’s room 

Sept. 18th - JH Basketball hosts Chireno (Pep Rally)  






Junior teams won all three games against Chireno.  















Thursday, September 13, 2018

From the Captain - Week of September 17, 2018



Greetings #PirateNationTX! Please find information below for the upcoming week and beyond. We are busy working on academic learning goals, safety, character building and cross country and basketball are also hard at work. 

Check out our video production of this article! 


September 13, 2018 - Our junior high and high school cross country teams participated in the annual Broaddus Cross Country Meet. Each year, about 30 teams compete.  Junior High finished third.  Varsity boys finished second.  Varsity girls could not complete course due to weather.  

September 13, 2018 - Our SFA dual-credit students went to visit campus today and had a great time touring, getting student IDs, and visiting the new Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building. We were the very first school group to view a show at the new planetarium. #PirateNationTX #AxeEm #PiratesMakeGreatLumberjacks  Thank you SFASU for your continued partnership with MISD! 



Martinsville FFA fundraisers happening now! Please click below!

Martinsville FFA is also selling their 2018-19 t-shirt. Please contact Will Cauthen or Sam Cobb for more info. 


Parent volunteer and PTO member Jo Worsham has set up a Box Top collection center in the Commons. Please place box tops in the mailbox.  

Pirate Cheer has a fundraiser going on now as well. September 21, 2018 deadline. 
Pirate Cheer Fundraiser (click here)

- The Captain 

Links:

Cross Country Meets

September 19, 2018 West Sabine (JH/HS)

September 26, 2018 Zavalla  (JH/HS)

October 3, 2018 Lufkin Coke Classic (JH/HS)

October 10, 2018 New Summerfield (JH/HS) District Meet

October 22, 2018 Huntsville HS Regional Meet (HS)
November 3, 2018 Round Rock State (HS)

Upcoming events! 
  • Sept. 17th - Washington DC Trip Parent Meeting at 6pm in Mrs. Ryan’s room 
  • Sept. 18th - JH Basketball hosts Chireno (Pep Rally) 
  • Sept. 19th - JH/HS Cross Country Meet at West Sabine
  • Sept. 20th - Cheer Pics
  • Sept. 21st - Back to School Dance
  • Sept. 22th - Region V High School Rodeo 
  • Sept. 25th - JH Basketball travels to Broaddus
  • Sept. 26th - JH/HS Cross Country Meet at Zavalla
  • Oct. 3rd - JH/HS Cross Country Meet in Lufkin
  • Oct. 4th - Open House, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • October 9th-12th is Pineywoods Fair (PWF)
  • Oct. 9th - PWF Baking Contest
  • Oct. 9th - JH Basketball travels to Zavalla 
  • Oct. 10th - JH/HS District Cross Country at New Summerfield 
  • Oct. 10th - PWF Chickens
  • Oct. 11th -PWF Ag Mech/Welding/Heifers
  • Oct 11th - Early Release
  • Oct. 12th - Student Holiday
  • Oct. 12th - PWF Goats/Lambs/Sale
  • Oct. 15th - Panola College on campus 
  • Oct. 16th - JH Basketball hosts Big Sandy (Pep Rally) Pink Out
  • Oct. 18-20 - JH Basketball Tournament 
  • Oct. 24th - PSAT
  • Oct. 27th - Fall Festival 
  • Nov. 2nd - Fall Portraits RETAKES
  • Nov. 9th - Senior Portraits RETAKES

Here are a few photos from around #PirateNationTX

September 12, 2018 
Below comment taken from East Texas Credit Union Professionala Facebook post;
“Students from Martinsville High School completed ETPCU's Project F.I.T. Financial Independence Training course today. Project F.I.T. products and services are designed especially for young Texans, age 12-22. Our training course is coming to many schools throughout East Texas, or you can take the course in our Longview office the last Thursday of each month! Visit any of our 12 locations or etpcu.org to learn more!”


September 10, 2018
Junior High students practicing coding. 


1st Grade Grandparents Day

















Thursday, September 6, 2018

From the Captain - Week of September 10th



Greetings #PirateNationTX! Please find information below for the upcoming week and beyond. We are busy working on academic learning goals, safety, character building and cross country and basketball are also hard at work. 

Parent volunteer Jo Worsham has set up a Box Top collection center in the Commons. Please place box tops in the mailbox.  This can generate funds for our students.  Thank you Ms. Jo and PTO.  

MISD was recently award TEA’s “Grow Your Own Grant” in partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University Teacher Preparation Program. MISD met with the student teachers and their mentors along with Dr. Christina Sinclair and Carrie Durret September 5th in the collegiate center. We are excited about this great opportunity for all stakeholders. 

Pirate Cheer has a fundraiser going on now as well: 
Pirate Cheer Fundraiser

Pirate Cheer last week at home Zavalla game. 


- The Captain 

Links:

Cross Country Meets

September 19, 2018 West Sabine (JH/HS)

September 26, 2018 Zavalla  (JH/HS)

October 3, 2018 Lufkin Coke Classic (JH/HS)

October 10, 2018 New Summerfield (JH/HS) District Meet

October 22, 2018 Huntsville HS Regional Meet (HS)
November 3, 2018 Round Rock State (HS)



Upcoming events! 
  • Sept. 11th - JH basketball travels to Big Sandy
  • Sept. 12th - JH/HS Cross Country at Broaddus 
  • Sept. 13-15 - JH Basketball Tourney at Etoile. 
  • Sept. 14th - JR ring order due/SR Cap/Gown/Invitation orders due
  • Sept. 18th - JH Basketball hosts Chireno
  • Sept. 20th - Cheer Pics
  • Sept. 22th - Region V High School Rodeo 
  • Sept. 25th - JH Basketball travels to Broaddus
  • Oct. 9th - PWF Baking Contest
  • Oct. 9th - JH Basketball travels to Zavalla 
  • Oct. 10th - District Cross Country
  • Oct. 10th - PWF Chickens
  • Oct. 10th - PSAT
  • Oct. 11th -PWF Ag Mech/Welding/Heifers
  • Oct 11th - Early Release
  • Oct. 12th - Student Holiday
  • Oct. 12th - PWF Goats/Lambs/Sale

Here are a few photos from around #PirateNationTX!


Measuring effects of exercise on homeostasis. 








Friday, August 31, 2018

From the Captain - Week of August 27th



Welcome back Pirate Nation! It has been wonderful seeing all of our students and getting the school year going. We are continuing to implement best instructional practices and safety to the students of Martinsville ISD. 
Last school year was a great success and we look forward to continued success this school year and beyond. Thank you to those who donated “welcome back” gifts to our staff:
  • White Rock BASIC Youth Group
  • Shelby Savings Bank
  • Mugsby 
  • Lilly Sanitation 
  • ATPE
  • Lifetouch 
  • SFASU
Teachers and staff were also treated to a breakfast and lunch from the Martinsville Kitchen.  

- The Captain 

Links:

Welcome to #PirateNationTX!!!
  • Third grade science - Emily Newton
  • Junior High English - Stephnie Helton
  • Secondary Spanish - Jennifer Rostro
  • Chief of Police - Steve Gilcrease 
  • District Counselor - Roni Waller
Updates!!!
  • Playground has been moved to courtyard and is enclosed for student safety. (Photo Credit: Vickie Rudd)
  • MISD has added over 100 new devices district-wide and will continue to add more devices this year. 
  • Martinsville ISD is now a TSI Testing Site. Students will have opportunities to take the tests on-site as opposed to leaving campus. 
  • When entering MISD through the administration office, please look for sign to “Ring the Doorbell” to gain access to the building. 
  • The Big Gym, administration building and high school classrooms receiving fresh coats of paint this summer. Thank you Mr. Philbrick and staff for your hard work. 
Upcoming events! 
  • September 3rd - School Holiday (no school)
  • September 4th - JH Basketball hosts Zavalla/
  • Sept. 6th, 7th - Martinsville Hosts JH Basketball Tourney (boys and girls)
  • Sept. 7th-  JR ring showcase day and SR Cap/Gown/Invitation showcase 
  • Sept. 8th - Pineywoods Fair Steak Dinner and Region V Junior High School Rodeo
  • Sept. 11th - Big Sandy hosts JH basketball
  • Sept. 7th - Fall Portraits/Senior Portraits 
  • Sept. 14th - JR ring order due/SR Cap/Gown/Invitation order due
  • Sept. 18th - JH Basketball hosts Chireno
  • Sept. 20th - Cheer Pics
  • Sept. 22th - Region V High School Rodeo 

Here are a few photos from around #PirateNationTX!


Family Consumer Science room updated!

Ag shop being expanded!

Aerial View

Paint Your Space







Dr. Janet Tareilo of SFASU providing training on accountability and instructional planning.

Mrs. Adams’s math class

2018-2019 Leaders of Tomorrow (Caitlyn Davis and Emma Wilburn)

Martinsville Alum Jonathan Walker and Juan Gomez with Armando Palomino at Angelina College.



Dual-Credit college in MISD Collegiate Center



















Thanks to Sign Gypsies in Nacogdoches