Mustang Memo

Maple Grove Middle School: Week of May 9-13

In This Issue....

  • Calendar of Weekly Events & Upcoming Dates
  • iPad Collection
  • Travel Grants and Fellowships
  • Happy Mother's Day
  • Movie Trivia

UPCOMING DATES

  • May 9 - MCA Make Up
  • May 9-10 - MAP Test for 6th Grade Reading
  • May 9 - 7th Grade Band Concert 7 PM
  • May 10 - May 8 - Building Leaders Meeting - 2:50 Main Office Conference Room
  • May 10 - MCA Make Up
  • May 10 - 8th Grade Orchestra Concert 8 PM
  • May 11 - MCA Make Up
  • May 11-12 - MAP Test for 7th Grade Reading
  • May 12 - 7th Grade Girls' Choir Concert 7 PM
  • May 16-17 - MAP Test for 8th Grade Reading
  • May 17 - 8th Grade Band Concert 7 PM
  • May 18 - District Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center.
  • May 18-19 - MAP Test for 6th Grade Math
  • May 19 - 8th Grade Choir Concert 7 PM
  • May 21 - 8th Grade Celebration Dance at Osseo Middle School 7-10 PM
  • May 24-26 - iPad Collection
  • May 30 - No School
  • May 31-June 1 - MAP Test for 8th Grade

iPad Collection

iPads will be collected on May 24th and 25th. Below is the communication that was emailed to parents.


Hello,

Your student's school-issued iPad, case, charging block and charging cord must be returned this spring. We will be collecting these items at Maple Grove Middle School on May 23 & 24. iPads will be inspected by district personnel. Please check FeePay for any repair fees or missing equipment fines associated with your student's device. All iPads will be stored safely over the summer and your student will receive their same iPad and accessories in the fall.


May 24 - iPad Collection by Advisory

  • 8th Grade - All Teams
  • 7th Grade Teams - Ayers Rock, Inukshuk
  • 6th Grade Team - Pyramids of Giza


May 25 - iPad Collection by Advisory

  • 7th Grade Teams - Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower
  • 6th Grade Teams - Lalibela, Chichen Itza, Brandenburg Gate


Thank you for supporting our digital learning vision and we look forward to more great learning opportunities next year.


Below is the fine schedule for equipment that is lost, damaged or not returned.

$12 - Charging cable that is either lost, damaged or not returned

$16 - Charging block that is either lost, damaged or not returned

$29 - iPad case that is lost, damaged or not returned

$479 - iPad only

$508 - if the entire package is not returned.

8 Travel Grants and Fellowships

I know some of you like to take your summer off but I also know there are some of you who look for summer activity! In this article from Edutopia, learn about different grants and fellowships that you can take advantage of as professional development opportunities. These grants range from traveling the world while developing curriculum to attending a variety of seminars in unique locations. Check it out!

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all those Moms out there! We even have a few brand new Mom's celebrating their FIRST Mother's Day! This one is for you! Enjoy the weekend!
The Mom Song funny

Movie Trivia

Which actress played the role of fearless mom Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side?


Know the answer? Email your response to looby-morriss@district279.org and you could win a prize!


Last week's answer: In what movie did Michelle Pfeiffer play a teacher?

Dangerous Minds

Check for a prize in your box if you emailed the correct answer!