Fins Up Newsletter

McKissick Academy of Science and Technology

October 7, 2022

Happy Friday!

It has been a busy week but it was truly amazing to see all the work our Sharks have been up to! I am so extremely proud of them and their effort to work through challenges and create products based on their learning! Next week we are not in school on Monday 10/10 and 10/11. We will see everyone on 10/12! Have a wonderful long weekend!

Committed to Success,

Heather Touchberry

MAST Fundraisers

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SHARK Spirit Rock

We have a new addition this year to our school! It's a spirit rock to be rented out by families to celebrate their student! The guidelines and sign up link is below. All proceeds will help fund our field trips this year!


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vBLqddeF8_VIOX9hdDiv9yMhXzOjgDY4qjpdcpUdO84/edit?usp=sharing

Family Engagement Opportunities

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Information for SHARK Families

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Media Center Maker Space

Our Library/Coding Corner is in need of materials to fill their Maker Space for students. If you have any of the following items, please send them in. Thank you in advance for your donations!


~Paper towel, toilet paper, and gift wrap cardboard tubes

~Shoe boxes

~Yarn and string

~Duct tape

~popsicle sticks

~plastic lids of all colors and sizes (from water bottles, milk cartons, Gatorade, etc.)

~Milk cartons

~Egg cartons

~Plastic water bottles

September is Attendance Awareness Month

Congratulations to 4th grade for earning extra recess for having the highest percentage of students at school last week!


In addition to attendance, we need students here on time and all day! Please remember students need to be in their seat by 8am and need to stay until 2:30pm daily.

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Community Opportunities

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