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   Apr 24 2014
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   Apr 28 2014 at 07:30 AM
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   Apr 29 2014 at 09:30 AM
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   Apr 30 2014 at 07:30 AM
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   May 01 2014

Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year at Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science. We are certain that all students will have an engaging, productive, exciting school year at Zucker. Students are encouraged to attend school every day, be prepared to do their best, be actively engaged in their learning, and be involved in all aspects of the school. We welcome  parents to visit often and volunteer; we value them as partners as we continue to grow as a school community of excellence.

The school day begins at 8:30 and ends at 4:10.  For more information, contact the front office at 843-767-8383. 


Check This Out!

Summer Opportunities for Students
Variety of summer camps, job shadowing experiences and other educational opportunities for students.

Science & Engineering Camp for Rising 9th Graders
Application deadline is April 28, 2014.  Camp is June 23-26, 2014.

Forensic Science Camp
Offered by The STEM Center at The Citadel.  Registrations ends May 20, 2014.

Charleston County Parks & Recreation Summer Camps
Variety of camp opportunities for students ages 5-16.

Roper St. Francis SCRUBS Program
Information about the SCRUBS Healthcare Mentor Program, SCRUBS Health Careers Camp and SCRUBS "U" Student Program.

Mentor Appreciation Celebration
April 24th at Academic Magnet High School.

Charleston Youth Leadership Summer Camp
Application deadline is April 25th.

JZMS Band Celebrates Urban Birds
Click on the heading above to see how!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's School and Youth Programs

Our school is raising money to increase awareness of and help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with their fight against blood cancer. Click on the heading above for more information and to make a donation.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Click on the heading above to join the Jerry Zucker Middle School Relay for Life Team and make your donation today to help fight cancer.

Live Pride News
Newspaper designed and written by Zucker students.

Zuckerbook
Literary Magazine written and illustrated by Zucker students.


What's Happening

 attentionStudents and Parents, please be advised that any student who is tardy to school in the morning will need to have his/her parent come into the front office and sign them in.  Also, we do not sign out students after 3:30 in the afternoon.  Thank you.

 Important Information for 8th Grade Students and their Parents/Guardians

Please find links below to The South Carolina Career Information System, an excellent website for students and parents.
As students progress through middle school, the 16 career clusters are presented to help them begin to explore how their interests and career choices are related. Eighth grade students will select one to two of these clusters that are of greatest interest to them as they prepare to plan for high school as well as their post-secondary career planning.

www.scois.net

https://sccis.intocareers.org/materials/SCOIS%20materials/Pathways-Brochure.pdf

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Congratulations to Keidrick Williams, best interviewer in Mrs. Anderson's 2nd semester 8th grade Computer Applications class!

Camping Trip

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6th graders Ryanne Seabrook, Nakleh Villasenor, Makaila Cohen, Diana Acosta Lomeli and Anaj Lewis enjoy the two-day camping trip on Wadmalaw, April 10-11. Click on the heading above to see more photos from the camping trip.

‚ÄčClean Cities Sweep

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Students in Mr. Gran'ts 8th grade Social Studies class participate in the Clean Cities Sweep by picking up trash around the school campus on Friday, April 11th.  Click on the heading above for more information on the Clean Cities Sweep.  To see more pictures, click here.

Teacher of the Year
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Congratulations to Jerry Zucker Middle School's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Kelly Rhyne! Mrs. Rhyne is an exception children teacher. 

 

Teacher of the Year Runner-Up
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Congratulations to Mrs. Kendra Jenkins-Scott, Jerry Zucker Middle School's 2014-2105 Teacher of the Year Runner-up! Mrs. Jenkins-Scott teachers 7th grade math.

Rookie Teacher of the Year
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Congratulations to Ms. Sarah Pelkofsky, Jerry Zucker Middle School's 2014-2015 Rookie Teacher of the Year! Ms. Pelkofsky teaches 6th grade math.

Certified Employee of the Year
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Congratulations to Ms. Tricia Delice, Jerry Zucker Middle School's 2014-2015 Certified Employee of the Year! Ms. Delice is a teacher assistant.

What People Are Saying About Jerry Zucker Middle School

"I am so happy that I sent my child to your school.  I have never met teachers that care so much about their students.  Zucker classes can be tough and it makes my boy better every day.  I sent you a boy and soon you'll be sending him to high school ready to be a successful man.  Thank you."   ZMS Parent 1-7-2013

"Mr. Hilden is awesome. How do I explain it....he gives us hard work. Adult work. But still treats us like we're kids. So we can make mistakes and not feel bad and try again...and in the end we've done "real" work...adult work."    8th grade Honors student in Mr. Hilden's ELA class

"My son goes to Zucker and I think it is such a great school.  I am proud of the way he is learning and the care of teachers and staff.  I want to thank every one."  ZMS Parent  12-16-2011


Jerry Zucker Middle School is included in the following national online directories:

Find the Best Public Schools
http://public-schools.findthebest.com/l/108693/Jerry-Zucker-Middle-School-of-Science

Great Schools
http://www.greatschools.org/south-carolina/north-charleston/3498-Jerry-Zucker-Middle-School-Of-Science/

K12 Academics
http://www.k12academics.com/national-directories/public-school/jerry-zucker-middle-school-science

School Digger
http://www.schooldigger.com/go/SC/schools/0144001533/school.aspx

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