Nightmare on Puberty Street - December 2
Teachers vs Students Volleyball Game - December 2 @ 3:15
Minimum Day - December 2, 9, 16, 18
Taco Wednesday - December 9
Progress Report Night- December 9
Winter Concert - December 15
Winter Recess - December 21 - January 1
Stanford vs Tennessee Tickets (6 tickets left) - December 16
2nd Pre-Yearbook Sale (50 yearbooks left @ discounted price) - December 14-18
Drama Class Performs Frankenstein
"Being in Frankenstein was like being in a dream. Although it took me about 3 months to memorize all my lines, and while hating the script for being so much work, I still enjoyed being an important actress in so many scenes. This play helped me visualize how it will be like if I ever get an acting career when I get older, but with much harder work. Even though many people got nervous and many forgot their lines, myself included, we still had a great time acting in the play no matter how many tears we shed."
Meet Barbara Meier, New Assistant Principal
Barbara Meier, new Assistant Principal at Martin Luther King Middle School, comes to HUSD by way of Livermore High School, and though she loved being a Livermore Cowboy, she is morphing nicely into a King Cobra. She has over twenty years of teaching experience, including high school, middle school, and even a stint teaching Navy and Marine students out at Moffat, but the energy and enthusiasm that she finds on the King campus bring fun to a whole new level. Ms. Meier grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan, just north of Chicago, but has traded Lake Michigan for the Pacific Ocean and the Chicago Bulls for the Golden State Warriors. However, she graduated from Duke University and her one true basketball love will forever be the Duke Blue Devils. She holds a Masters in Education from Stanford University and a Masters in English from San Jose State and is excited to bring her education and experience here to King and to learn from the wonderful students and staff here at King.
Welcome Back Cobras
Welcome Back Cobras!
The new school year has started with some exciting activities including the Million Father March and Superintendent Dobb’s Made in Hayward Pledge campaign. The first week, students were treated to a DJ playing music and the staff providing frozen treats during lunch. Leadership students created a fun atmosphere by holding a water balloon tossing contest. They have many other events planned to keep the King Cobras engaged in their school.
Please join us in the multi-purpose room for Back To School Night on Thursday, September 17th starting at 6:00 pm.
STEM at King Middle School
Right up to the last day of school the teachers and students at MLK continued their practice of teaching and learning every day, every period. Oftentimes when educators discuss implementation of STEM programs, the first things that come to mind are computers and technology. At King Middle School the seventh graders in Mrs. Wells’ class studied STEM the old-fashioned way—through biology, anatomy and physiology. For their final project, students dissected fetal pigs. This hands-on project kept the students engaged until the final bell rang to start summer vacation. MLK students had many things to share.
Iliana said, “I like looking at the insides of things."
Destiny stated, “It was a fun experience and a great way to learn about animals and yourself.”
Saturday afternoon Hamm presented to members of the HUSD school board and Superintendent Dobbs. He did an outstanding job and really showcased what an amazing community we have here at King. He did share some of the issues students say they face at our school, but he also spent time outlining all of the positive things he and other students see here. His presentation made me proud to be a King staff member.
New Printable 2015-2016 School Calendar | PDF
New Printable 2015-2016 Parent Permission Forms | PDF
Printable Staff/Faculty Contact List | Google Docs
Printable Teacher Help Days and Times | Google Docs
After School Events