Mooresville Graded School District

A glimpse at the good stuff happening in our schools!

Happy Holidays MGSD!

This edition of our MGSD Newsletter is packed full of fun holiday messages and events from throughout our district! We hope you enjoy seeing what our students have been busy doing, and we hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday break! We can't wait to see you all next year on January 2. It's going to be an AWESOME 2019! :-)
https://youtu.be/8uvYRa5M-RA

Learning all about those reindeer!

The holidays were on point at PVES! From Christmas lists to reindeer, students were in the spirit!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psYgSo-lFsY&feature=youtu.be

RRES performs celebrations from around the world!

At Rocky River Elementary School this is such a BUSY season! But amidst all of the business, we made time for a wonderful first grade performance of celebrations around the world. In this video, we are featuring Mrs. Littell's class, who represented England. This class featured a student, Zoe, AND Mrs. Littell singing!!! We hope you enjoy and have a wonderful holiday break!

https://youtu.be/mD9z-3zfiGI

South Stars shared holiday cheer across the nation and world!

First grade students at South Elementary worked with the School Library Media Coordinator, Mrs. McCrorey, on a holiday card exchange with schools around the United States. This is an annual project that encompasses social studies concepts such as map skills and writing friendly letters. Mrs. Ocker's first grade class also participated in a bookmark exchange with students in Croatia. Check out the video to hear all about this special project!
https://youtu.be/aWg5Ye7rvig

Ringing in the holiday break at East Mooresville Intermediate School!

EMIS enjoyed fun and festivities to celebrate all of the hard work the students did throughout the Fall!
https://youtu.be/MmcHr2bCIXA

MIS puts the Family in Winter Family Festival!

On Friday, November 30, Mooresville Intermediate School hosted a Winter Family Festival complete with hayrides, face painting, hot chocolate, S'mores, vendors, photos with Santa, a performance by our Bobcat Chorus, and a showing of Charlie Brown Christmas. What a fun night to begin the celebrations for the upcoming holiday season!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_ylEwIwuwM&feature=youtu.be

MMS hosts local author, Jack Grossman

MMS students held a book talk with author, Jack Grossman, about his book Child of the Forest, a true story about holocaust survivor, Charlene Perlmutter Schiff. It was an enlightening time for the students!
https://youtu.be/D9zbH90TQgA

Caroling the MHS way!

When you have an amazing band like MHS, you take them on the road "caroling." Well...you take them through your school to bring some holiday cheer to everyone! :-)
https://youtu.be/hhUSJgu7VG8

A holiday message from your MGSD School Nutrition department!

https://youtu.be/JtJd4oRfzus

Fun crafts to keep kids busy!

A tip from our School Health Advisory Council

New Year Resolutions don't have to be difficult! Check out this 31 Day Family Challenge for some simple tips the whole family can do!

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Changes to the 2018 - 2019 School Year Calendar

Don't forget that students will return to class on January 2 instead of January 3 to assist in making up missed instructional hours due to inclement weather we have experienced so far this year. If you already had holiday travel plans for January 2, please let your school know. Thank you!

The 2019 - 2020 School Year Calendar

The 2019 - 2020 School Year Calendar has been approved by the MGSD Board of Education. Thank you to the calendar committee for your time on this calendar and thank you to all who sent feedback via the survey, email, and in person. If you have any questions, please contact Michael Royal (mroyal@mgsd.k12.nc.us) or Tanae Sump-McLean (tmclean@mgsd.k12.nc.us). Thank you!