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2015 El Dorado County Fair

Hog Days of Summer - El Dorado County Fair is scheduled for June 18-21.  For more information go to http://www.eldoradocountyfair.org/june.html

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Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/25/15

Herbert Green Weekly Student/Parent Bulletin for 3/23/15

Check out the weekly student/parent bulletin for the latest news and information.

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/20/15

April Lunch Menus

What's for lunch?  Check out the lunch menus to see.  Menus below are in English and Spanish.

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/20/15

High School Sports Physical Night

8th grade students interested in playing sports in High School can attend the Sports Physical Night at Marshall Hospital (1095 Marshall Way, Placerville) Tuesday, May 12th from 5:30-7:30 PM.  The cost is $10 and the Physical is good for the entire 2015-2016 Sports Season.

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/18/15

Champions For Kids

Champions For Kids, the Placerville Walmart, and Herbert Green are working together to help support our students via the Simple Giving Program. Simple Giving provides shoppers with an opportunity to donate items to the children in their local community.  Shoppers are encouraged to donate items like nutritious food, school supplies, and personal care items.  The program runs throughout the year.Champions 3 Way Logo.jpg

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/16/15

MLUSD Grades 6,7 & 8 Public Review of Proposed Math Textbook/Curriculum

Interested parents, guardians, and community members are invited to review and make comments regarding the district’s proposed 2015-2016 adoption of grades 6, 7, and 8 math curriculum materials:

Curriculum series: Big Ideas Math, Big Ideas Learning, copyright 2015, distributed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Curriculum series: Math in Focus-Singapore Math, published by Marshall Cavendish Education, first published 2013, distributed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Curriculum series: California Math 2013 Courses 1, 2, 3, McGraw Hill Education, copyright 2015

Curriculum series: Glencoe Math Accelerated (7th grade only), McGraw Hill Education, copyright 2014

Curriculum series: enVision MATH Common Core (6th grade only), Pearson Education, copyright 2015

Curriculum series: California Common Core Algebra 1 (8th grade only), Pearson Education, copyright 2012

Curriculum series: SpringBoard Mathematics, The College Board, digital samples available at:


Login at: ccssmath.springboardonline.org

Username: mother lode union 1

Password: springboardtrial

Instructional materials for the above listed CA Common Core State Standards for Math aligned series are available for review at Herbert C. Green Middle School, Room #28, from Tuesday, March 3, 2015, through April 10, 2015. The math curriculum series recommended for adoption will be presented for Board approval at the regular MLUSD Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/5/15

Promotion Ceremony Program Cover Design Contest

The theme of this year’s promotion is “Farewell”.  We had over 10,000 votes!!!  We are looking for any artists interested in designing the program cover.  It must be done in black ink and must incorporate the theme and have the statement “Class of 2015”.  The deadline to turn in a design will be Friday, May 1st.  The winning artist will receive a small gift card for their hard work.  You can pick up a submission form in the office or print one directly.


Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 3/4/15

March Lunch Menus (English and Spanish)

Check out the menu below to see what's for lunch.  Go Miners!!!

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 2/24/15

A Family Guide to the New State Testing

Check out the attached flyer to learn more about California's new testing.  

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 2/24/15

Sugarloaf Stampede - Saturday, April 18th 2015


Enjoy this part-paved, part-dirt, out and back course along the El Dorado Trail in the beautiful foothills of El Dorado County. Finish the day with music, raffle prizes and awards ceremony following the race.

Proceeds benefit the Sugarloaf Station Foundation — a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to students who attend the Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp in the summer.

For more than 50 years, Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp has brought a unique camp experience to the students of El Dorado County.  Campers in grades five through eleven spend a week expanding their fine arts skills and experimenting with new ones at the beautiful Sly Park Environmental Education Center in Pollock Pines. “This annual event helps the Sugarloaf Station Foundation continue to provide engaging learning experiences and lifelong memories for students in El Dorado County. I encourage everyone in our community to join us in enhancing the lives of our children,” Superintendent of Schools Jeremy M. Meyers said.

Register by March 31, to guarantee a shirt, and save $5 when you register before race day! Early registration - $40 for adults and $35 for youth (14 and under). This run/walk is rain or shine and professionally chipped.


Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 1/30/15

Internet Essentials Program

We know that many students and their families would like to have internet service at home so they can do homework, search for jobs, download music, communicate with others and much more.  We also believe the Internet can be an important part of your child's education.


That's why we want to make sure you know about a program provided by Comcast called Internet Essentials.


If you have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program, your family may qualify for fast, affordable home internet service for the new school year.  Internet Essentials costs just $9.99 per month (plus tax).  For participating families, there are no price increases, no activation fees or equipment rental fees.  In addition, you can buy a low-cost computer for just $149.99 (plus tax).


If you think this might be right for your family, it's easy to get started.  Visit InternetEssentials.com to learn more and see if you qualify, or call 1-855-8-INTERNET or 1-855-846-8376 to enroll and get connected.


We want to make sure that our students have access to online learning, and we are excited to tell you about programs like Internet Essentials that may be helpful to your family.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Posted by: Doug Shupe
Published: 10/6/14

Every Day Counts

Every Day Counts in a child’s education. Every day a student misses school, he or she gets more than two days behind his peers, because he or she must make up missed lessons and catch up with new lessons at the same time. Regular and punctual attendance will help increase student academic growth. California Education Code Section 46010 states that the only valid reasons for absences from school are:

  1. Illness or injury to the child
  2. Quarantine of the home by a health official
  3. Doctor or dentist’s appointments that can only be scheduled during school hours.
  4. Attendance at funeral services for immediate family.

School districts NO longer receive funding from the State of California for students who are absent from school. This includes ALL absences, even those related to illness, medical/dental appointments. In other words, schools will receive state funding only for students who are in their seats for that day. Please be sure to assist your child in maintaining exemplary attendance to insure the best possible education for him/her, as well as maximum state funding for student attendance. Even if a student attended school part of the day we could still receive income for that student ($35-$40 a day per child). We kindly ask you to be sure your child only stays home when it’s absolutely necessary.

We know you want the very best education for your child, and we do too. Thank you for understanding that Every Day Counts, together we can give your child the very best education.

AR Monthly Tally


Today: 3/27/15
11:00 AM Talking Circle
11:45 AM Point Break Meeting @ Lunch

Daily Bell Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

First Bell     7:30

Period 1      7:35-8:26

Period 2      8:29-9:15

Break          9:15-9:30 (5th grade)

Break          9:15-9:21 (6-8 grade)

Period 3      9:24-10:10

Period 4      10:13-10:59

Period 5      11:02-11:48 (5/6 Lunch)

Period 6      11:51-12:37 (7/8 Lunch)

Period 7      12:40-1:25

Period 8      1:28-2:15

Early Release Wednesday

Wednesday (Early Release Every Wednesday)

First Bell     7:30

Period 1      7:35-8:17

Period 2      8:20-9:01

Break          9:01-9:16 (5th grade)

Break          9:01-9:08 (6-8 grade)

Period 3      9:11-9:52

Period 4      9:55-10:36

Period 5      10:39-11:20 (5/6 Lunch)

Period 6      11:23-12:04 (7/8 Lunch)

Period 7      12:07-12:48

Period 8      12:51-1:32

Minimum Day Schedule

First Bell     7:30

Period 1      7:35-8:07

Period 2      8:10-8:39

Break          8:39-8:46

Period 3      8:49-9:18

Period 4      9:21-9:50

Period 7      9:53-10:22

Period 8      10:25-10:54

Period 5      10:57-11:27 (5/6 Lunch)

Period 6      11:30-12:00 (7/8 Lunch)