THE GALLOPING GAZETTE
MES Weekly School Newsletter
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.
March 16, 2018
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!
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"!
Rising Kindergarten and new to Midway First Grade Registration Reminder
****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!
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
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!
Thank you to our Wild Wild West Mustang Fest 2018 Sponsors!
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.
Let's get reading!
"Everyone is a reader, some just haven't found their favorite book yet."
Melissa Mixon --- Literacy Coach
(803)821-0290 firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @Mrs_M_Mixon
MES Morning Walk Schedule
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