THE GALLOPING GAZETTE

MES Weekly School Newsletter

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Jan Fickling, Principal; Christy M. Graham, Assistant Principal;

LaQuana Aldridge, Assistant Principal

Phone (803) 821-0300 Fax (803) 821-0303

180 Midway Road
Lexington, SC 29072

Midway Elementary School Website

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Office Hours: M-Fri. 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VISION

The vision of Midway Elementary School is for students to become self-directed, life-long learners who are responsible thinkers, collaborative workers, and productive citizens for the 21st century.


MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MISSION

The mission of Midway Elementary School is to create a safe and nurturing learning environment, in collaboration with our community, which fosters the total development of every child.

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March 16, 2018

Hello, Mustangs!


Student Led Conferences continue this week for 4th graders. This is a truly rewarding experience for both student and parent/adult! Thank you to those who have joined us so far!


Wednesday is Collaborative Planning Day with dismissal at 11:40 a.m. Both breakfast and lunch will be served. Please send a note to your child's teacher if he or she is going home in a different manner or needs MES after school care until 2:25.


Thank you to our PTO for securing Porkchop Productions for all of our students to attend their play! This is always a fun learning event with a moral to the story. Thank YOU! What a creative teaching tool!


Please do plan to join us for MUSTANG FEST!! This is a wonderful family event loaded with fun! Thank you to all of our volunteers, PTO, and MES faculty/staff for making this possible!


Have a wonderful weekend! Read and ask your child to model a Tabata Workout for you! Yes, this is their morning exercise routine highlighted on the Morning Show each day!


Yours truly,


Jan Fickling, Principal of Midway Elementary

Sunglasses and Rock your Socks Day on March 21st!

Help support Relay For Life, donate $1 and wear your sunglasses all day! Also everyone is asked to wear crazy, mismatched, fun socks to acknowledge and celebrate our similarities and differences. World Down Syndrome Day is this coming Wednesday, March 21st (in honor of these individuals with a 3rd copy of their 21st chromosome). So "Rock Your Socks Mustangs"!

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Rising Kindergarten and new to Midway First Grade Registration Reminder

If you have a child who will turn 5 before Sept.1, 2018 and have not yet registered them for Kindergarten: To enroll your student you will need to have the student's long form birth certificate, immunization record, and current proof of residency. We accept SCE&G or Water bill.


****Please share this information with any friends or neighbors who may also have rising Kindergarten students****

We Need You! Super Hero Field Day Coming Soon!

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Volunteer for Superhero Field Day Here!

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ART:

March Artist of the Month


Mrs. Behrends, Gardner and Mr. Erd continue to choose a different student each month,

Grades K – 5, to be the Artist of the Month.


Student art is on display in the front case for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check out the art! Congratulations to the following Artists of the Month for March:


Grade K: Gracen Sprankle

Grade One: Lillian Kammer

Grade Two: Aarav Suthar

Grade Three: Claire Brown

Grade Four: Lilly Sadler

Grade Five: Sienna Woodley

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Coming Soon.....Wild Wild West Mustang Fest!!!

Counselor Ludlam test driving EzyRoller which will be raffled off by PTO at Mustang Fest on March 25! Make plans to join us, 2-5:00!

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Thank you to our Wild Wild West Mustang Fest 2018 Sponsors!

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2017-2018 Midway Yearbook Online Ordering info:

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New Blog from Mrs. Mixon

How can we motivate our writers? Getting to the why of writing for big and small people. Just as in anything else, when you understand why, your motivation is higher.


http://mixedupinbooks.blogspot.com/


Let's get reading!

"Everyone is a reader, some just haven't found their favorite book yet."


Melissa Mixon --- Literacy Coach

Book Time with me!

MES LSCD1

(803)821-0290 mhmixon@lexington1.net Twitter @Mrs_M_Mixon

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Midway Elementary PTO Facebook

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Midway Elementary SIC Facebook

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Midway Elementary FIC Facebook

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MES Morning Walk Schedule

The schedule below list the grade level, day and time that our students will walk/run/jog on the track in the morning.


Students will be picked up in the hallways at 7:10.





5th Grade – Monday

4th Grade – Tuesday

3rd Grade –Wednesday

1st & 2nd Grade – Thursday

Kindergarten - Friday

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer Michael L. Stacey handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX, inquiries/complaints regarding Title II with respect to employees and/or public access to buildings and grounds, and inquiries/complaints involving the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Inquiries/complaints regarding IDEA for students K–12 go to the Director of Special Services Wendy Balough, Ed.D. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for students K–12 go to the Director of School Counseling and Advisement Zan Tracy Pender. Inquiries/complaints regarding Title II implementation go to the Coordinator of NCLB Title II Part A Dianne Steelman. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number 803-821-1000.