THE GALLOPING GAZETTE
MES Weekly School Newsletter
Friday, February 9, 2024
African American History Month
American Heart Month
Wednesday, Feb 7 - Collaborative Planning - student dismissal 11:20 am
World Read Aloud Day, Hearts for Hats, $1 donation to American Cancer Society to wear your favorite hat!
Wednesday, Feb 14 - Valentine's Day
Saturday, Feb 17 - World Kindness Day
Tuesday, Feb 20 - PTO Restaurant Night at Chipotle from 5-9PM
Friday, Feb 23 - Parent/Teacher Conferences ~ NO School for Students
Monday, Feb 26 - Second Weather Make- up Day - NO School for Students or Staff
World Kindness Day ~ Midway Kindness Garden~
Each quarter you will have the opportunity to recognize Midway teachers/staff members for all of the amazing work they are doing. You can submit the form multiple times and can recognize up to one person in each team/section per submission. The information will be shared with each teacher/staff member.
Thank you in advance for the taking time to recognize our wonderful team!
We are seeing heightened numbers of influenza cases in Lexington, in addition to COVID-19 and RSV. Please remember students should remain home when they have fevers of 100 and over and should remain home until they have been fever-free for 24 hours without the aid of fever-reducing medication.
Transportation Changes & Attendance Information
The application process for 4-year-old kindergarten and enrollment for 5-year-old kindergarten for the 2024–25 school year opens on Jan. 29! Click here for more information on Lexington One's 4K program. Click here for more information on Lexington One's 5K program.
Parents interested in registering their rising kindergartner in immersion for the 2024–25 school year are invited to the Dual Language Immersion Information Night on Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., in the Lexington High School Cafeteria.
Thank You Purnell Orthodontics and MES PTO!
PTO Restaurant Night Tues. 2/20 5-9PM at Chipotle!
International Parade 2024
The Mustang family invites you to participate in Midway’s International Parade of Nations on Friday, March 8, 2024, following the morning announcements. We want to celebrate the diversity and cultural heritage of our wonderful students and their families. Students may wear traditional clothing from their country and/or bring a country flag to wave as they walk through the hallways. The parade is open to all of our fabulous students, and we encourage families to join in the celebration. We will be singing “Hello to All the Children of the World” as we greet one another. For those who wish to join in the festivities, please meet in the cafeteria at 7:45 a.m.
Also, remember that later the same evening, March 8, 2024, the amazing Midway PTO is sponsoring International Night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This is an evening you will not want to miss. We hope to see you there! Questions: please send email to email@example.com.
Midway's International Night - March 8th, 2024
We need Midway families to share their heritage (or just represent a country you love!). If you are new and would like to host a table, please fill out the form below. Thank you!
We ask hosts to provide a snack sized item for approximately 200-250 people to sample during the event. The Midway PTO will reimburse for expenses up to $75 per table/country.
We need all entries by Thursday, February 15, 2024. If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist of the Month - February
5 - Grayson Kammer
4 - Quinn English
3 - Eirinie Chatzopoulos
2 - Annie Reynolds
1 - Sahasra Komatireddy
K - Brian Chen
Congratulations to these wonderful Mustang artists for the month of February!
5th Grade Field Trip to Patriot's Point
Time to order your 23-24 Midway Yearbook
Lloyd and her class share..Come B the 1...Lexington One Teacher Recruiting
Lexington County School District One is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all students, parents/legal guardians, staff, visitors, personnel and community members who participate or seek to participate in its programs or activities. Therefore, the district does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical conditions), color, disability, age, genetic information, national origin, or any other applicable status protected by local, state, or federal law. The district will use the grievance procedures set forth in policy to process complaints based on alleged violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The district designates specific individuals to handle inquiries or complaints. To find out who to contact and how to contact them, please go to our website at http://www.lexington1.net/contact-us.