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#IL3 Newsletter Friday, May 28th, 2021

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Summer Feeding Information

Shelby County Public Schools will offer a Summer Feeding Program.

Summer meals can be picked up at the following places and times.

Monday, June 7th - Friday, June 25th:

Clear Creek Elementary 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Marnel C. Moorman 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Monday, June 28th - Friday, July 30th:

Clear Creek Elementary and Marnel C. Moorman School 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

Meals will NOT be available Monday, July 5, 2021.

Parents will drive up, indicate how many meals are needed for their children, and open the trunk or other area for meals to be loaded. School staff will place meals in the vehicle. All meals are free to children age 2 to 18!

If your child is attending Expedition IL3 at school, meals will be provided at those sites.

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Magic School Bus Rids Again! ¡El autobús escolar mágico viaja de nuevo!

June 7 - 11, 2021 - MSB at Waddy Baptist Church

7-11 de junio MSB en Waddy Baptist Church

The SCPS Magic School Bus will be back during June and July! Join the Magic School Bus Crew for some contagious learning and fun! They will be providing fun Math, Science, and Reading games and activities for ALL preschool and elementary-aged students! Students are invited to attend any location for some powerful learning and fun!

NOTE: Each camp is one week long this year. Choose the camp that is convenient for you! Lunch will NOT be available at SCPS Magic Bus. (Lunch will be provided at Marnel C. Moorman 10:00 to 11:00 and Clear Creek Elementary 11:30-12:30, daily).

¡El Autobús Mágico de SCPS regresará durante junio y julio! ¡Únete al personal del Magic School Bus para disfrutar de un aprendizaje y diversión contagiosa! Proporcionarán matemáticas divertidas, ¡Juegos y actividades de ciencia y lectura para TODOS los estudiantes de preescolar y primaria! ¡Los estudiantes están invitados a asistir a cualquier lugar para aprender y divertirse!

NOTA: Cada campamento dura una semana este año. ¡Elija el campamento que más le convenga!

El almuerzo NO estará disponible en el sitio del Magic School Bus de SCPS. (Los almuerzos se entregaran en las escuelas primarias Marnel C. Moorman de 10-11:00 AM y en la Clear Creek de 11:30- 12:30, Lunes a Viernes). - Information in English - información en español

Upcoming Dates and Important Events!

Below are the dates and events for Shelby County Public Schools. Some dates are not finalized yet but we will add them as they come in!

Thursday, June 17th - SCPS Board Meeting - 7:00 pm - SCPS Central Office Board Room

Summer 2021: Expedition #IL3 Check our website for more information!

June 7th - 11th - Magic School Bus; 10:00 - 12:00; Waddy Baptist Church

Monday and Tuesday, August 2nd and 3rd, EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL - Moving Up Days for incoming 6th graders. Look for more information coming from Ms. Cresap on how to sign up.

Tuesday, August 3, 5:30-7:00 pm, EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL Back to School BASH

Saturday, August 7, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL Coffee with the Principals. Meet and greet with EMS administrators for questions and conversation.

KET Learning Resources for Summer Fun!

Summer of Adventure

Embark on a Summer of Adventure Summer is here — there’s never a better time for children and families to get moving and take part in some new activities! The Summer of Adventure webpage offers a curated collection of games and projects designed to spark curiosity and encourage creativity! You’ll also find new videos from KET demonstrating a host of fun, hands-on activities that will help get young explorers out of the house and into their next adventure. For more information, visit

Plus, the new series Camp TV brings all the fun of the day camp experience as host Zachary Noah Piser guides “campers” through a variety of activities — exploring nature, math, science, the arts, storytelling, and more.

Adventure Series

Join KET for the Adventure Series! Children are invited to solve real world problems with fun activities like building a robot arm or using the 5 senses to explore the world. The video series has debuted as part of KET’s Summer of Adventure where you’ll find even more possibilities and inspiration.

KET Education YouTube

If you haven’t already, check out the KET Education YouTube page. Find resources for Pre-K-12th grade families and educators! Including several videos from KET’s Everyday Learning Collection along with easy, family-friendly activities in the video description.

PBS KIDS Summer of Possibilities (PBS Parents Collection)

Families can explore and play with their child all season long with a variety of free resources from PBS KIDS. Spark curiosity and creativity with hands-on activities, tips, and games around different themes supporting literacy, math, science, and life skills. – PBS KIDS Summer of Possibilities

PBS KIDS Summer Camp (PBS LearningMedia Collection)

Whether you're looking for music and dance activities, science experiments, family-friendly adventures, or learning about animals (plus more!), you will find media and activity resources in the Camp PBS LearningMedia collection. We’ve gathered fun, exploratory resources for you to use as you plan summer fun. This collection of resources leverages fun, educational activities to include in your daily schedule, as well as resources to help seed ideas for introducing topics to your campers. Happy exploring!

Shelby County Public Schools

Mission: Preparing wise students who master standards, lead by example, and embrace social responsibility.

Misión: Preparar estudiantes sabios que dominen los estándares, lideren con el ejemplo y adopten la responsabilidad social.

Vision: Inspired Learning, Leading, and Living

Visión: aprendizaje, liderazgo y vida inspirados