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A Newsletter for Employees of the Mexico59 July 27, 2016

Election Day is August 2nd

For those living in the confines of the Mexico 59 School District, please remember we have a tax levy on the ballot. Every vote counts. For information visit the For Mexico Kids Facebook page.

7/20/16 Board of Education meeting recap

Click the link to be taken to Mr. Freeman's recap of the most recent Mexico School District 59's Board of Education meeting.

Reminder---All Staff Meeting on August 16th

Everyone should have received a letter about the All Staff Meeting on August 16. In case you did not, here is a link to the letter.

In that letter was a flexible benefit plan election form that needs to be turned back in. If you need a duplicate, please click here for it.


Just a quick reminder to everyone that Online Registration begins on July 28th and new teachers report for their first day on July 29th.

A+ Grants

The A+ Grant Application and Letter are available online on the District Website. Staff>Document Center. They are located in the gray box labeled Related Info. http://mexicoschools.net/page.php?p=2644

Remember, anything technology related MUST go through Dana Hunt. She will make sure it will work with the network and she will get you pricing.

All grants are due to Bethany Collins by Noon Friday, September 23, 2016. They must be signed by your administrator and the teacher. Please follow the guidelines on filling out the application.

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Employees with Level Changes

If you are planning on turning in paperwork for a level change, it needs to be turned into the Superintendent's office.

In order to move on the salary schedule the deadline for level changes are:

a. June 30, 2016 for teachers on July 1, 2016 contracts

b. August 8, 2016 for teachers with August 2016 contracts

The Horizontal Level Change Forms can be accessed through the Document Center. You will also need to attach an original transcript with the form.

Bulldog Bytes

Bulldog Bytes will be available in your in box each Wednesday (with some exceptions around Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Summer break). Send items to be published to jdiffenderfer@mexico.k12.mo.us. These items can be wedding photos, birth announcements/photos, fund raisers for sports and civic clubs, and other district wide communication needs.