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Common Questions About MJHS

Since half of our students are new to the building as 7th graders, below is a list of common questions of incoming students.

When is the first day of school?
Wednesday, August 25th

School hours?
Classes are from 7:27am-2:40pm

Will students be issued a laptop?
Yes.  All students in grades 7-8 will be issued a Chromebook to use for the school year. 

How many class periods are there at McCormick?
There are a total of 9 periods, but lunch and study hall counts as one. Each instructional period is forty-one minutes long.

What's the school's phone number? 
MJHS can be reached by dialing 419-433-1234 extension 2000.

Does every student have a study hall?
Yes. Every students gets a thirty minute study hall. Many students are able to achieve a lot in this time, but they will still need time to complete homework and study for quizzes and tests in the evenings.

What times can students enter the building?
Students can enter the building as early at 7am. From 7:00-7:20am students can either go to the gym and wait or they can go the the cafeteria and wait. If they go to the cafeteria, we ask that they purchase a breakfast. *Students who receive free or reduced lunches- this also applies for breakfast.

Is there a parent pick up line?
No. Parents are asked to pick up students on Ohio Street while parked in designated parking spots. Please refrain from trying to going around the school building as the buses load in the rear of the school.

When is open house for McCormick?
August 23th from 7:30-9pm.

How long do my child's shorts need to be?
 This year shorts need to be at least mid-thigh length.

Can students wear flip-flops?
No. All footwear must have either a back or a strap for safety reasons.

Do students need to change clothes for gym class?
Yes, Mr. James will review the guidelines with students on their first day of PE class.

Do I need to purchase a lock for my locker?
No, every student will be assigned a locker with a built in locker.  Students will need to learn how to use a combination lock- they will have plenty of time to learn at school. 

What sports are offered for junior high students?
Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Cheerleading, Basketball, Swim and Track.

What do I do to call off my child when they are sick?
Please call 419-433-1234 ext. 2000 prior to 7:30am. Someone will always answer calls from 7am-3:15pm, but you can always leave a voicemail. If we don't hear from you when your child isn't in school, we will contact you.

How do I contact my child's teacher(s)? 
The best way to reach MJHS teachers is by email. All emails address can be found at

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