Maude Laird Middle School, located in Kilgore, Texas, serves the students in grades six through eight and is affiliated with the Kilgore Independent School District. The subjects offered include English, language arts, literature, science, social studies, mathematics, algebra, fine arts and health and physical education. It provides various other elective subjects, such as music, foreign language and computer technology. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as a band concert, region orchestra, bowling games and Veterans Day programs. The school students participate in the drug abuse prevention education activities on the Red Ribbon Day. In addition, Maude Laird Middle School s online library offers various resources that include Newsbank, Kidspage, Encyclopedia Brittanica in English and Spanish, and a database of charts, tables and graphs.