Weekly Happenings

Week of 9/24/2018

**NO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH & 5TH**

MCS Fun Run

MCS will be hosting a Fun Run on October 3rd. Students will have 30 minutes to complete as many laps as possible around our course set up. Students will receive prizes for the most laps ran, the most money raised and for having the most school spirit! So be sure to wear your MCS swag on Wednesday!


All of the funds collected will go to the MCS Parent Action Team. If students are able to raise $2018, Mr. B will dress us as a princess riding a unicorn and will sing a song for our students!

2018-2019 Wellness Committee Members Needed!!

We are looking for a few parents, students and community members to be members of our wellness committee for the 2018-2019 school year!


If you are interested in becoming a member of our wellness committee, please contact Mr. Bonuccelli at tonyb@moscowcharterschool.org or call 208-883-3195 x 101


Requirements of the job include development, implementation, review, and updating of our local wellness policy, as needed, over the year. Our first meeting will be held on Friday, October 5 at 12:30pm.

Box Tops

It's the time of year again! We will be collecting Box Tops through October 26th. The winning class that collects the most Box Tops will be rewarded with a donut party and a surprise guest!

Safer Routes to School

Safe Routes to School is looking for a Parent Champion at Moscow Charter School to assist with our 3 annual events. The Parent Champion will work with the Safe Routes to School program to help coordinate the event on the morning of the walk/bike to school days. Duties are simple and streamlined. All supplies and instructions for the additional on-site University of Idaho volunteers will be included and dropped off the day before the event.


The Parent Champion will hand out incentives to participates, direct volunteers, submit a short report of how the event went, and be responsible for setting up and cleaning up a table for the event. Our events take place in the morning before school from 7:40 until the bell rings. Parent Champions are welcome to have their children accompany them to the event.


Our event dates are: International Walk to School Day Wednesday October 10th, Polar Walk Wednesday February 6th, and National Bike to School Day Wednesday May 8th. The Parent Champion will also be invited to be a Safe Routes to School stakeholder and able to provide their input and concerns about important safety issues facing all Moscow children. This position is unpaid but does include post-event coffee dates and a free lunch at the Stakeholder meeting.

Last call for "Climate Cats"

The deadline to enroll in "Climate Cats" is Wednesday October 3rd. They are needing to line-up speakers and are needing to know in advance how many will be joining.


Meeting times: October 18th, November 15th and December 20th from 3-3:45 pm

Location: Great Room in the main building


Goals:

  • To create environmental citizens
  • To provide fun activities that might help mitigate climate change
  • To create a meaningful dialogue about biodiversity
  • To connect students with members of the community (local scientists, filmmakers, etc.)
  • To help students take ownership of their roles in climate change


For more information, or to sign up, please contact Kim Burwick at kimburwick@gmail.com

Community Happenings

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