Volume 5: Issue 21 February 3, 2023
Monday, February 6 - PTO MEETING for Jan/Feb
6:30pm Martell Media Center! All are welcome!
Monday, February 6 - KINDERGARTEN enrollment begins!
See flyer below!
Wednesday, February 8 - Martell PTO and Staff Gilly's Ice-Cream Night!
Tuesday, February 14 - Happy Valentine's Day!
Class parties 2:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday, February 15 - Late Start
Monday/Tuesday February 21-22 - NO SCHOOL
Mid Winter Break
NO SCHOOL K-12
Attendance Line - Help Needed!
We must call all absent families and do a well check per policy. If we are unable to speak with you regarding the absence, it is considered unexcused.
Please help communicate absences to us. Above all, we want your students in class, on time, each day!
We are grateful to partner with you on their schooling journey!
Martell PTO and Staff Gilly's Ice-Cream Night!
Wednesday, February 8 ~ 4:00pm-8:00pm
Come see your Martell teachers scoop ice cream!!
10% of all proceeds come back to Martell!
FIRST ANNUAL MARTELL FAMILY GAME NIGHT!!
Thank you to all who came out! A great night was had by all!
Martell Links Program!
LINKS is a peer to peer support program that increases opportunities for students with disabilities/autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to access general education settings and curriculum. Peers model typical academic and social behavior in educational environments throughout the school day and provide support for students to promote independence and socialization. Peer to peer support programs and inclusion of students with disabilities not only affects outcomes for the students with a disability, but can also benefit peers.
It is a “win-win” opportunity for all!!
Grades 3-5 Maker Space TFEE Grant Project Success
Troy Foundation for Educational Excellence Grant is awarded to Martell
This was based off the book, 'What do Words Mean?' Each student in grades 3-5 chose a word or phrase that was inspiring to others, and created in Cricut design studio. They printed and weeded it from the vinyl. We then had an incredible parent volunteer team that came in and helped iron them on to shirts.
Student Council presented an incredible assembly about the project and honored their teachers and the project.
The assembly ended with a parade in the halls to show off our shirts. This project was student led and produced with voice and choice.
We are so proud of our teachers and students!
TFEE-DINE OUT MONDAYS
Prepare for Outdoor Recess Daily!
Please send your child with the appropriate gear, labeled each day!
Coats, snowpants, hats, gloves and boots.
Please practice independence with winter gear dressing/undressing if your child needs it.
February Lunch Menu
PLEASE SHARE PHOTOS FOR THE MARTELL YEARBOOK!
WEBSITE TO UPLOAD PICTURES FOR THE YEARBOOK
KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS Feb. 6!
TSD PRESCHOOL INFORMATION NIGHT
JANUARY 11, 2023 6:00pm
Cell Phones/Smart Watches TSD Code of Conduct
There are students that received new technology and watches during the holiday season.
We need your help with the following TSD policy regarding technology in school. Thank you!
Please leave CELL PHONES at home. It is against the Code of Conduct. We cannot take any responsibility for lost, damaged or stolen phones.
Please make sure all SMART WATCHES are silenced if your student has a watch. These are not to be used to text or make calls on during the school day.
PLEASE CALL the front office if you need to get a message to your child.
We appreciate your help with this.
Per the TSD Code of Conduct
The use of any and all devices must be for school purposes.
MARTELL CORE VALUES
FOLLOW US! NEW SOCIAL MEDIA!
We have upgraded the security and created a yearly page for easy access.
Martell Elementary: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100083370585700
SCHOOL HOURS 8:39am-3:37pm
Martell Arrival/Dismissal Times
8:25am - Students wait in their assigned classroom waiting line.
8:34am - First Bell - Warning Bell
8:39am - Second Bell - School Start Bell
3:37pm - Dismissal is completed
CHANGES TO YOUR CHILD'S DISMISSAL
~If your child's pick up will be different than normal, please ALWAYS send a note to your child’s teacher.
~Please do NOT rely on email to a teacher. Teachers are teaching during the day, and sometimes cannot get back to their computer if it's a late message! We do not want to miss a dismissal message.
~We will not vary your child’s end of the day routine unless we have a note from you.
~Should you have an emergency and need to change his/her schedule, please call the office before 2:30pm
TSD World Class Characteristics
Martell Important Numbers
Principal: Michelle Barsh firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary to the Principal: Jill Gentner email@example.com
Secretary for Records and Attendance: Julie Richman firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff emails: First initial, full last name @troy.k12.mi.us
Martell Office Main Line
Martell Attendance Line
Martell Office Hours