Weekly Newsletter from McNeel Intermediate School
February 6, 2022
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This Week at the HOME of the Lancers
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.
The Student Recognition Breakfast for Ownership will be held on Thursday, February 10th at 7:20 AM. Congratulations to all of the Lancers selected by their teachers. We are proud of you.
Lancer sports continue this week. The Lady Lancer Basketball Team and Boys Swim Team are continuing to work hard and improve daily.
NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 11th due to Staff Professional Development.
As the weather changes, please make sure that your student is prepared and dressing appropriately for the colder weather. We will continue to go outside for recess throughout the day. Soon we will all be wearing our winter gear!! If you are in need of a coat, hats, gloves, scarf, boats, etc. please reach out to your child's teacher.
Just a reminder that all students are required to wear a mask. Please make sure that your student comes to school with a mask every day. We only have a limited supply. We will continue to social distance to the best of our ability and practice hand washing/sanitizing often. Students are allowed to remove their masks during lunch and outdoor recess. Please send extra masks to school with your student in case they lose them or need a replacement. Please keep your students home if they are feeling ill. Please feel free to contact the Health Office with any questions or concerns at 608-361-3835.
Thank you to our school Counselors, Tim Socha & Tiffini Schwenn
We are preparing for the 2022-2023 school year. Scheduling for courses will be this week. Students will have a variety of choices. Please discuss the course offerings with your students.
February 10 - 7th & 8th Grade Dance
February 11 - NO SCHOOL (Staff PD)
February 14 - Lancer Read Your Heart Out Day
February 16 - Early Release (2:15 PM)
February 18 - 4th-6th Lancer Night (4:00 - 6:00 PM)
February 21 - Distinguished Speakers (Black History Month Event)
February 21-25 - Book Fair
February 22 & 24 - Parent-Teacher Conferences
Summer School 2022 information
COVID Testing Information
Speak Up, Speak Out
Created by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of School Safety (OSS), the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center is a comprehensive, one-stop place to turn with important concerns.
SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT allows students, parents, school staff, and community members to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at school students, school employees, and schools. The SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center can respond confidentially and quickly to get help to you or to someone who is hurting or struggling.
Tips can be submitted 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week by telephone, mobile app, or via the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT website. The phone number to report potential or criminal activity directed at students, school employees and/or schools is 1-800-697-8761. To access the website Tip Line, Click HERE.
For more information, please visit the Speak Up, SpeakOut Website.
Grade Level Newsletters
FROM THE MAIN OFFICE
Important Numbers to Know
Donna Anderson - Registrar/Attendance
Jackie Reise (Sub) - Bookkeeper/Secretary
Michelle Hendrix Nora - Principal
Brian Lundeen - Assistant Principal (A-L)
Samuel Karns - Assistant Principal (M-Z)
Tim Socha - School Counselor (A-L)
Tiffini Schwenn - School Counselor (M-Z)
Mary Manghera - School Psychologist
Clifton Murry - School Social Worker
---Stay Informed : Coronavirus---
The School District of Beloit has created a webpage page to keep the school district of beloit families to inform you of the most recent information and resources from the center of disease control. While the risk of exposure to the Coronavirus is still minimal, we want to be proactive and share all pertinent information!