Students & Parents
Optional/Bonus Assignment for Regular ELA
Eighth grade list: The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, Son (All are written by author Lois Lowry)
Seventh grade list: After Ever After (Jordan Sonnenblick), Divergent (Veronica Roth), and student choice biography/autobiography.
Sixth Grade list: Wonder, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie (Jordan Sonnenblick)
Mandatory Assignment for GRC.:
6th Grade (Choose one):
We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly
Hidden Figures- Young Readers’ Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly
See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
7th Grade (Choose one):
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
8th Grade (Choose one):
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Doors open at 7:10 a.m.
School ends at 2:47 p.m.
For a more complete understanding of arrivals and departures including tardies and checkouts, please read the Student Handbook or contact the school.
Each year, Montevallo Middle School (MMS) sponsors an annual Open House, in which expectations for students, parents and teachers are outlined. Parents are encouraged to play an active part in their child’s education by visiting classrooms, serving on committees, volunteering at the school, and serving as guest speakers.
Your check is welcome at all schools in Shelby County Schools System. Please read this letter to better understand the policy. [Read Policy Letter]
Purchase a Helping Schools Tag next time you're at the DMV. 80% of the purchase price goes directly to our school. It's only an additional $15. The MMS code is 52.
Adopt a Classroom! Teachers have listed their needs on Adopt a Classroom! Website. All donations are tax deductible and go directly to the teacher.
Box Tops for Education are an easy way to contribute. Just cut off the Box Tops from any participating grocery item and send it to the school or you can download the Box Tops app and scan in your receipt.