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Welcome to Melba Jr/Sr High School

Parent Teacher Conferences October 23 & 24

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6870 Stokes Lane
Melba ID 83641
Office #: 208-495-2221
Fax #: 208-495-2188

2014-2015 Student Handbook
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Principal's Corner

Melba Junior/Senior High School:

Calendar Events

October 20 - 25 - Weekly Theme: Pink Week

Monday

Community blood draw
JR High Wrestling practice begins

Tuesday

Varsity Volleyball vs Nampa Christian in District Tournament at Nampa High - 5:00pm - Leave time TBD

Wednesday

Thursday

Parent Teacher conferences in the Commons - 4:00-8:00pm
Varsity Volleyball Tournament continues at Nampa High Games at 5:00pm and 6:30pm

Friday

Parent Teacher conferences in the Commons - 10:00am-1:00pm
HS District Cross Country at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle - Leave time TBD

  • JV Girls and Boys 3:30pm
  • Varsity Girls 4:15pm
  • Varsity Boys 5:00pm
Varsity Football in New Plymouth - 7:00pm - Leave time TBD

Saturday

Junior High Wrestling at Middleton - 9:00am - Leave time 7:30am

Melba JR-SR High School News

Weekly Theme

The theme of the week is Pink week to support HOSA in their Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. If people would like to post pictures to social media feel free to use the #pinkoutmelba tag.

8th Grade Volleyball End-of-Season Party

The 8th grade Volleyball players end of the season party will be this Saturday, October 25, from 12:00-4:00pm at Coach Alders house. Team members need to bring chips and dessert. Please contact Coach Wilson-Doramus at 495-1189 with any questions. See all you ladies Saturday!

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent teach conferences for Melba JR-SR High School will be held Thursday, October 23, from 4:00-8:00pm and Friday, October 24, from 10:00am-1:00pm. Conferences will be held in the Commons area of the High School. As an incentive to parents there will have a drawing. Any parent who visited with every teacher may enter the drawing. For more information please contact the school office at 208-495-2221.

Math Night for Parents

On Thursday night from 6:00pm to 7:00pm in the high school library there will be a mathematics night for parents of grade 6-12 students. Questions will be answered about the middle school curriculum and common core. If time allows there will be discussion of how the district is shifting to an integrated system and moving away from the traditional course pathway.

Mandatory Parents of Athletes Meeting

A mandatory meeting for all parents of athletes in a winter sport for both the junior high and high school will be held Monday, November 10, at 7:30pm in the Potter Gym.

Melba JVB Volleyball WIC Champions

Congratulations to the Melba JVB Volleyball team who are district champions! They beat the undefeated New Plymouth team 2-1, then in the championship game beat Nampa Christian 2-0. Way to go girls!

October Newsletter

Be sure to check out the October newsletter for Melba JR/SR High School. In it you will find information on upcoming parent teacher conferences, news on the greenhouse project and much more. Stay informed!

MHS October Newsletter

Rake Up Melba

The Student council will be doing Rake Up Melba again this year on Tuesday, November 25 . If you know someone who we should add to our yard raking list please feel free to contact the high school or student council advisor, Ms. Bosch-Wilson so we can get you on the list. This is a huge community project that the entire school takes part in. The Student Council would gladly accept any community trash bag or chili donations to help aid us on that day.

Melba Seniors Visit State Capitol

The Senior Class from Melba High School visited the Boise State Library and the Capitol Building on Monday, October 13.

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Eight Grade Silver City Field Trip

Mr. Capps took the eighth grade on an Idaho history & Earth Science field trip to Silver City. Here they are hunting for rocks and of one of the students who found a nice quartz crystal. Great job students!

 

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Melba Student Surprised at School - Wins Money Toward College

Idaho College Savings Program awarded Melba High School Student Mikayla Frost a $529 prize toward an IDeal 529 college savings account today. Frost was selected by popular vote to win the prize via a social media-driven contest in which participants submitted original videos about their "big dreams" and solicited votes to help them win the prize money. The prize has been deposited into an IDeal 529 college savings account and can be used toward expenses at any accredited post-secondary institution in the United States. IDeal Board members surprised Frost at school on Thursday with a check for $529.

Contest entrants were asked to create and upload videos answering the question, "How can college help you achieve your big dream?" In Frost's video, she explains that she hopes to major in Criminal Justice. "I want to do my part in making the world a safer place," Frost notes. The contest was part of College Savings Month, a national campaign to encourage families to use 529 college savings accounts like Idaho's IDeal, to facilitate paying for higher education. IDeal is working in concert with other entities around the state to help achieve the Idaho State Board of Education's goal of seeing 60% of Idahoans aged 25 to 34 possessing a post-secondary degree by the year 2020. A recent study by Washington University in St. Louis revealed that students with a college savings account, no matter what the account balance, are seven times more likely to attend college.

"In talking with Idaho students and families, we've learned that one of the biggest barriers to going on to post-secondary education is finding the money to pay for it," said Christine Stoll, Executive Director of IDeal. "Many families overlook the power of incremental savings and the potential for compounding over time. We hope that seeing these videos will spur more Idaho families to open IDeal accounts and make their 'Big Dreams' a reality!"

Her video can be viewed here:

Mikayla Frost entry

To view all video submissions and learn more about iDeal, visit IDeal's Facebook page.

Order Yearbooks Online

You can now order your child's yearbook online. Orders will be taken through April 30. This will be kept in the main MHS menu now. Click below to visit the site:

Spirit Shirts for Sale

The Melba High School Student Council will be selling spirit shirts for $10 each. Please feel free to contact Student Council advisor Ms. Bosch-Wilson to order one. A shirt will be set aside for you to come and pick up. The logo is as shown below:


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Moxie Java Fundraisers

Melba High School will be hosting Moxie Java Mornings every Monday and Thursday morning, from 6:45-7:45am in front of the high school. Brewed coffee will be $2 and other drinks will be $3.75. Please come and have some delicious drinks!

Blood Pressure Screenings for Staff, Middle & High School Students

There will be blood pressure screenings available for all staff, middle, and high school students during the middle school and high school lunch period from Monday through Thursday, October 13-16.

Get MHS Home Game Passes

Get your season passes for Melba High School home games. These are good for Football, Volleyball, Basketball and Wrestling. They are not valid for jamborees, WIC League, District or State Tournaments. Costs are:

  • Individual $90
  • Couple $140
  • Family $160

Come by the High School office to purchase or at the first home games to save money on admission prices!

Melba College and Career Readiness Pathways

Melba JR/SR High School has organized the College and Career Readiness Pathways Plan for all students who are interested in earning college credits towards specific career certifications or college opportunities. Each Pathway shows parents and students what classes need to be taken year by year to earn these credits and receive the training towards career certifications.

College and Career Readiness Pathways

Computers For Kids

Parents and Students: Would you like to recieve a computer?
Follow this link for details on how you can get one for free or at a discounted price:

Computers for Kids Idaho

Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Students of the Month for September Rylan Manzer and Haylee Williams. Melba High School is proud to recognize these two great students!


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Melba Junior/Senior High School
2014-2015 Student Fees
Item Fee
Class Dues:
Senior (includes Cap/Gown) $35
Junior $20
Sophomore $15
Freshman $10
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High School Yearbook $55
Junior High Yearbook $25
JR/SR High School Activity Card$25
Technology Fee$5
Art Fee - Per Semester $20
Lock - $3 credit upon return in usable condition $5
Pay to Participate:
HS Athletics - per sport $50
JR High Athletics - per sport $25
School Lunch
Student Meal: $1.85
Adult Meal: $3.50

Melba JR/SR High School
Bell Schedule 2014-2015

7th -8th grade

 

9th -12th grade

 

1st    7:52-8:52

 

1st    7:52-8:52

 

2nd   8:55-9:55

 

2nd   8:55-9:55

 

9:55-10:03

Break

9:55-10:03

Break

3rd    10:03-11:03

 

3rd   10:03-11:03

 

4th    11:06-12:06

 

4th   11:06-12:06

 

12:06-12:35

Lunch

5B   12:09-1:09

 

5A   12:35-1:35

 

1:09-1:38

Lunch

6th    1:38-2:38

 

6th    1:38-2:38

 

7th    2:41-3:41

 

7th    2:41-3:41

 




Principal's Corner

It is hard to believe that we are one month into the school year already! It has been great to see the excitement of all the new beginnings that come with this time of year. Our fall sports teams are on the path to successful seasons. They have faced some adversity and are getting through it and showing some growth and improvement, indicators of true success. One school record was already broken as Rylan Manzer. He broke the time record for cross country in the first meet. The best thing I have seen is the school spirit. I challenged the school to increase school spirit and I have seen it improve. We have had rowdy, positive, and enthusiastic crowds at all of our events. I invite the community to join in on our school spirit. Sing the school song. Join in on the cheers. Visit the school website and see what the theme of the week is and then join in. Encourage your student to do the best they can and then celebrate successes! Let he or she know how proud you are of that great score on a test for example. Be involved with your student. Ask how class is, who is their favorite teacher, what class are they struggling in? Check powerschool weekly. It is a fantastic tool to know exactly how your student is doing. There are great things happening in Melba. Be a part of it!

Go Mustangs!

Eric Forsgren
Principal MHS