Information for Incoming Sixth Grade Students

Dear Incoming Sixth Grade Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Families,


Welcome to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please see below for information regarding summer English and Math activities, sixth grade summer preview days and sixth grade orientation.  If you have any questions, feel free to call the school at 240-740-6350, use our Parent Dropbox or refer to our MLK Staff Directory.  Our office will be open during the summer from 8:30-3:30.  We have a roofing project which will begin on June 26, 2021 which should be completed by early August.  This will affect parking in the front main parking lot.  In the event we need to temporarily relocate our office staff for a brief period of time, we will communicate with you.  We will also be posting resources on our website




Mr. Wynne 



Sixth Grade Preview Days and Sixth Grade Orientation - For our rising sixth grade students, we will be having sixth grade preview days on August 10, 2021 and August 12, 2021 from 9:00-11:30.  The preview days will occur in person.  Students can attend one of the two days.  Beginning at 9:00, we will also have a brief parent session to learn about MLK as well as tour our school.  Please see the sign-up genius to register your child for one of the sessions.  Additionally, Sixth Grade Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This day is only for students Please contact Emily Brett, sixth grade team leader at if you have any questions regarding the preview days or orientation.


Summer Reading and Math Materials- Please see the information below regarding 2021 Summer Reading and Math Activities.  They are also posted on our website.  The packets are assigned to the grade level or course your child will be in for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you have questions regarding the reading activities, please contact Mrs. Ebinama at   If you have questions regarding the math summer activities, please contact Mr. Bostic at  Questions regarding the Humanities Program Summer Activities, please contact Mrs. Spurling at or Mrs. Etheridge at You can also contact our school at 240-740-6350.  

Reading and English

Summer Reading for Grades 6-8

Humanities Program Summer Reading, History and Media Assignments


Mathematics 6

IM 6 & AIM 6 

Mathematics 7 


Mathematics 8

Algebra I 

Honors Geometry


Summer/Fall Dates

  • 6th Grade Preview- August 10 and 12 9:00-11:30
  • Pre-Service- August 23-27
  • 6th and 7th Grade Orientation- August 26, 2021 8:15-12:00
  • Family Night- August 26- 6:00
  • First Day of School – August 30th
  • Back to School Night September 14, 2021- 7:00