Mountain Island Charter School

Overview

Middle/High School Office Hours
 

As we encourage students to communicate proactively with their teachers, our staff have set office hours to support this active engagement.  These are times when teachers will be ready to quickly assist students and parents. Communication outside of these times will continue to be returned in a timely manner. 


Counselors

O'Donnell

Barb

Counselor

MS/6 & 7

8am-2pm

Cathey

Grady

Counselor

MS/HS/8-10

8am-2pm

Honore

Michelle

Counselor

HS/11 & 12

12pm-2pm

MS Core Classes

Cook

Kelley

Science

MS/6

10am-1pm

Koenders

Samantha

ELA

MS/6

10am-2pm

Osterndorf

Ken

SS

MS/6

9:30am-12:30pm

Simonette

Nicole

Math

MS/6

10am-12pm

Thomas

Sharma

ELA

MS

9am-1pm

Spence

Jenna

Math/EC

MS

9am-12pm

Gordon

Sharla

EC

MS

9am-12pm

Alston

Joy

Math

MS/7

8am-9am & 1pm-2:15pm

Dalton

Melanie

ELA

MS/7

9am-11am

Scales

Amanda

Science

MS/7

12pm-3pm

Thompson

Bill

SS

MS/7

9am-11am

Lockler

Casey

ELA

MS

1pm-3pm

Zawistowski

Kelly

Math/EC

MS

9am-10am & 3pm-4pm

Hackett

Lauren

SS

MS/8

10am-1pm

Ivanov

Rebecca

Math

MS/8

9am-11am & 1pm-3pm

Smith

Tia

ELA

MS/8

9am-11am & 1pm-2pm

Wallace

Nikki

Science

MS/8

9am-11am & 3pm-5pm

HS Core Classes

Goodwin

Renee

SS

HS/9

8am-12pm

Kelley

Pat

Science

HS/9

8am-11am

Nance

Candance

ELA

HS/9

11am-2pm

Puma

Kristin

Math

HS/9

2pm-4pm

Lawing

Brian

Math

HS

10am-3pm

Stowe

Martha

Math

HS

9am-12pm

Riddle

Karis

ELA

HS/10

9am-12pm

Wylie

Jonathan

SS

HS/10

8am-11am

Myers

Rebekah

Science

HS

10am-1pm

Hess

Al

Math

HS

8am-11am & 12:30pm-2:30pm

Koenders

Ryan

SS

HS

10am-2pm

Maynor

Kristen

Science

HS

9am-12pm

Renzo

Ashley

Science

HS

10am-12pm

Serra

Jeff

Math

HS

1pm-4pm

Belus

Monica

ELA

HS/11

10am-12pm

Guy

Richard

SS

HS

12pm-2pm

Mitchell

Don

Admin

HS/12

3pm-7pm

Stallings

Toni

ELA

HS/12

10am-12pm

Tolson

Tonya

Admin

HS/12

9am-2:30pm

Christopher

Marilou

EC

HS

1:30pm-3:30pm & 3:30pm-5pm

Kincaid

Jessica

EC

HS

12:30am-4:30pm

MS/HS Electives

Berkowitz

Heather

Art

MS

10am-2pm

Strouse

Dawn

Art

MS/HS

8:20am-3pm

Arroyo

Kristen

Art

HS

1pm-3pm

Clarkson

Jessi

Music

MS/6

9am-12pm

Branum

Kim

Music

MS/HS

9am-11am

Goolsby

Samantha

Music

MS/HS

11am-12pm & 7pm-8pm

Whitfield

Vickie

Music

MS/HS

10am-12pm

Ward

Dave

Theatre

MS/HS

9am-4pm

Benson

Mike

PE

MS

9am-11am

Christy

Chris

PE

MS/HS

10am-1pm

Engel

John

PE

MS

9am-12pm

Riley

Roy

PE

HS

9:30am-11am

Toteno

TJ

PE

MS/6

10am-1pm

Ayala

Angel

Spanish

HS

8am-12pm

DeFelice

Vicki

Spanish

HS

9am-12pm

Mansour

Yarah

Spanish

MS/HS

9am-1pm

Brown

Allen

Technology

MS/HS

9am-12pm

Wynn

La'Vaar

CTE

MS/HS

10am-1pm

Middle School (Grades 6th - 8th)

Mountain Island Charter School's middle school academic program includes Honors and grade-level courses.  The academic support program provides targeted individualized instruction.  Elective areas for students include Spanish, Physical Education/Health, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.  Students experience real-world learning through the field study programs. Leadership is integrated throughout middle school through student-led initiatives and productions, culminating with 8th-grade leadership project.

Counseling Department

Our newly expanded school counseling department has created a school counseling webpage, micscounseling.weebly.com.  There you will find information for each specific grade level as it relates to school counseling, contact information for the school counselors, a page of additional outside mental health resources, and information pertaining to college, career and athletic eligibility. 

 

Bell Schedule - Grades 6-8

1st 7:30-8:40
2nd 8:44-9:44
3rd 9:48-10:48
4th 10:52-11:52
Lunch 11:52-12:16
5th 12:22-1:26
6th 1:30-2:30

Dress Code

The school implements a restrictive coordinate dress code to promote a focused and safe learning environment.  A K-12 progressive approach allows for increased choice when developmentally appropriate.  Success depends upon a cooperative partnership between the home and school.

Field Study Programs

Mountain Island Charter School field studies allow students to focus on experiential learning by challenging students to observe, inquire, apply knowledge, make connections and extend learning outside of the classroom.  Enable students to share experiences away from regular school life to help build and strengthen interpersonal relationships within our community through problem solving, decision making, and teamwork. 
 
Sixth Grade - Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama
Sixth grade students will have the opportunity to attend the Pathfinder Space Camp program.  This journey is oriented around the history of space exploration.
 
Eighth Grade - Washington, DC
Eight grade students will travel to our Nation's Capital to explore our country's most famous landmarks.  This field study offers the students the opportunity to experience first hand our country's most treasured memorials including the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldiers. 

Eighth Grade Leadership Project

Eighth graders take career day to a new level by completing a minimum of a four hour contiguous shadowing experience on one day in their chosen field.  The students will then present their project to a panel of volunteers. 

Off-Campus Physical Education Policy & Waiver

Mountain Island Charter School offers students in grades 7th and 8th to have the opportunity for off-campus physical education programs.  Please complete and sign the waiver and turn it into Ms. O'Donnell, our 6-7 Academic Counselor.  The belief behind this program is to provide the opportunity to maximize choice by empowering the student and their parents for continued participation in myriad and varied curricular and extracurricular educational programs. 

Guest Approval Form

A student requesting to bring a guest who is not a student at Mountain Island Charter School to a school event such as a dance or social must have a Student Guest Approval Form completed and approved before buying tickets. Students and guests must always act in accordance with school event rules regarding appropriate dress, conduct, and arrival time. Mountain Island Charter School reserves the right to deny any guest approval request. This form must be completed and approved prior to the purchase of a ticket. This completed form may be submitted to MICS in person, via fax at (704) 827-8675 or email: gbyrum@micharter.org.