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EMS Cross Country Practice will begin on Tuesday, August 26th.Athletes should meet in front of the middle school at 3 pm;†practice will be over at 4 pm. Runners need to have a current physical (after April 15, 2014) on file with the athletic office to participate.

Thank you for your understanding as we worked through making this a possibility for this our†MS students.

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to Edwardsburg Middle School! On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to welcome you to an exciting 2014-15 school year. I am looking forward to serving as your principal in this exemplary middle school setting!

The success and sound reputation of Edwardsburg Middle School is the result of incredible student, parental and community support and involvement. We aim to cultivate this partnership in both the academic and extracurricular setting. During the 2013-14 school year, some of our points of pride included:

EMS students achieved their highest proficiency percentage ever on the following MEAP assessments:
1. 6th Grade Reading † † † † † 4. 6th Grade Math
2. 7th Grade Reading † † † † † 5. 7th Grade Writing
3. 8th Grade Reading

EMS ranked 1st out of all Wolverine Conference and Berrien and Cass County schools in percentage proficiency on the 7th Grade MEAP Math, Reading and Writing Assessments! The seventh grade students achieved the highest percentage proficient ever (80%) in the history of the school.

The 2013-14 8th grade class, for the third straight year, improved the percentage proficient in mathematics and ranked first among all Wolverine Conference and Berrien and Cass County schools.

EMS ranked in the top 4 of all Wolverine Conference and Berrien and Cass County schools in percentage proficiency on the following MEAP assessments:
1. 6th Grade Reading † † ††6th grade Math † † † †6th Grade Social Studies
2. 7th Grade Reading † † ††7th Grade Math † † ††7th Grade Writing
3. 8th Grade Reading † † ††8th Grade Math † † ††8th Grade Science

The hard work of the EMS social studies teachers is paying off based on the results of the 2013 9th grade MEAP social studies assessment. The percentage of students proficient on this assessment was the highest it has been in the last 5 years!

Our 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade EMS Spelling Teams all placed 1st in the team competition at the Cass County Spelling Bee. The 1st and 2nd place winners of the individual competition for grades 6-9 were an EMS 6th and 8th grade student, respectively.

EMS students earned 3rd place overall, out of 20 schools, at the Tri-County Math Meet. Our 6th Grade Math Meet Team took 1st place overall.

We earned 2nd place in the regional Science Olympiad competition and qualified for the state competition at Michigan State University.

127 students qualified for the 4.0 Principalís List for the 1st Semester

126 students qualified for the 4.0 Principalís List for the 2nd Semester

First semester, 108 students qualified for the AAA Luncheon (perfect attendance and no tardies) followed by 84 students for the second semester.

Over 80% of our middle school students are involved with extracurricular clubs and athletic teams.

The staff and students at EMS truly exemplify the EPS culture of pride, passion and purpose! If there is anything we can do to help your child, please do not hesitate to call. Our goal will always be to provide the best possible education for each student.

Sincerely,
Dr. Jan MacLean
Principal†


Dr. Jan MacLean
Principal





Brian Clements
Assistant Principal





























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Beliefs Statement

In alignment with the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), Edwardsburg Middle School believes that educational programs for adolescents must be:

Developmentally responsive: using the distinctive nature of young adolescents as the foundation upon which all decisions about school organization, policies, curriculum, instruction, and assessment are made.

Challenging: ensuring that every student learns and every member of the learning community is held to high expectations.


Empowering: providing all students with the knowledge and skills they need to take responsibility for their lives, to†address lifeís challenges, to function successfully at all levels of society, and to be creators of knowledge.


Equitable: advocating for and ensuring every studentís right to learn and providing appropriately challenging and relevant learning opportunities for every student.

Instructional Day: 7:30 a.m. - 2:21 p.m.
Half Day: 7:30 a.m. - 10:37 p.m.

Edwardsburg Public Schools Vision

Edwardsburg Public Schools, in partnership with family and the entire community, will prepare students for success in the 21st century by providing outstanding and diverse education opportunities in a safe and caring environment where standards of excellence will not be compromised.†

Edwardsburg Public School Mission

Edwardsburg Public Schools will maximize all students' potential to be successful in life.

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