Weekly Happenings

Week of 2/12/18

A Message from the Administrator

Greetings MCS Families,

It sounds like winter hasn’t given up yet and we may be in for a storm tonight. There is a winter storm warning for the Moscow area and they are predicting that we will receive anywhere from 5 to 8 inches of snow starting this evening. If for some reason the forecast is accurate and there is a school closure tomorrow, it will be posted on our Facebook page, website, and called into local radio and TV stations. We follow the same schedule as Moscow School District. If they are closed, then we are closed.

There will be no school on Friday, the 16th, due to teacher professional development. We will be working on PBIS training, learning how to incorporate the Google Expeditions Kits into our classrooms, and staff collaboration. These days are really beneficial for teachers because it allows them to discuss techniques and skills to provide our students with the best learning possible.

I hope you all have a great rest of your week!


Tony Bonuccelli

Administrator, Moscow Charter School

Help Needed!

MCS has the opportunity to receive Federal Title 1 Reading Program and E-Rate funds based on the percentage of students who qualify for our Free and Reduced Lunch program. These programs are very important to us because they pay for valuable services for our students.

We are reaching out because there may be more students at MCS who qualify for the program, that we do not know about because their parents have not filled out the form.

If you qualify for the program, you are not required to purchase lunches at our school, it only means you will have the option for your child to receive a free or reduced-price lunch if you wanted them to do so – and it means you will be helping MCS receive funds for these programs.

If you do qualify but haven't applied, or even if you might qualify but are not sure, please fill out the application at the following link: 2017/2018 Free and Reduced Application or you can fill out a form in person at the school. If you have already filled out this form for this year, it is not necessary to do so again, but thank you for your help in keeping these valuable programs available to MCS.

Once your application is completed, please turn it in to our Business Manager, Lashelle Wilson. All information will be kept CONFIDENTIAL. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to fill out the form.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Buffalo Wild Wings Fund Raiser

The PAT is having a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday, February 26th, all day long. If you would like to support Moscow Charter School while enjoying a delicious lunch, dinner or snack at Buffalo Wild Wings, please print out or bring a electronic copy of this ticket. Please share this event with family and friends. Thank you for supporting MCS.

New MCS Swag

If you are interested in purchasing a new MCS t-shirt and/or sweatshirt, please fill out the order form and return it to the front desk, with payment, by Friday, February 23rd.

Please make checks payable to MCS PAT.

MCS Bingo Night

Bingo Night! Please mark your calendar for March 23rd 2018 where the PAT will host a Bingo Night with lots of really awesome prizes.

2nd Annual MCS Bookabunga Reading Day

Our 2nd Annual Bookabunga will take place on Friday, February 23, 2018

"Read, Grow, Take Flight"

A celebration of reading for learning and for pleasure

Local author Jeni Leidenfrost will be sharing her natural world picture book at an assembly in the morning. Parents are welcome to attend. Families may purchase a signed copy of Leidenfrost's book through Bookpeople of Moscow online HERE.

Each student's class will be participating in Bookabunga in their own way. Look for communications from your student's teacher about activities and opportunities.

If you have questions about Bookabunga, please contact our reading teacher aide, Paige Buehler, at paigeb@moscowcharterschool.org.

The visiting author from last year, Annette Bay Pimentel, will be signing her new book, "Girl Running," at Bookpeople on Saturday, Feb. 24th at 11:00AM. We enjoyed having her at our inaugural Bookabunga with "Mountain Chef" last year.

Kid's Science and Engineering Day

Kids’ Science and Engineering Day (KSED) is a community event aimed to expose children in grades K-5 to science and engineering. WSU teams up with science and engineering clubs to set up demonstrations and activities (carnival/expo style event). The event will take place March 24th 2018 from 10AM – 2PM in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) on WSU campus. More more information see attached flyer.