February 25, 2022 Vol 2. Issue 24
Message from Principal Masone
February surely brought winter and snow days and late starts. Thank you for working with us through our wintry days. Please check out our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Manitou-Springs-Elementary. We are now starting to post important announcements as well as share some fun happenings at our school.
Enrollment is open for families who live outside of Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs Elementary School is a small town school with big charm and we want to share our school with you. Please let families and friends know about MSES. Choice Enrollment
If you have a fifth grader, you have the option of sending your student to Manitou Springs Middle School or the sixth grade program at Ute Pass. On March 3rd, Manitou Springs Middle School and Manitou Springs High School will be hosting an Open House. Come check out one or both schools.
We have a lot of spring events scheduled and we want to welcome you in-person for performances and activities. First on the list at MSES is Music in March. Check out our schedule below.
Next Wednesday is Late Start Wednesday.
Have a lovely weekend!
- Mar 2 - Late Start Wednesday (2 Hour Delay)
- Mar 7 & 8 - 1st and 2nd Grade Music Recitals
- Mar 9 - Late Start Wednesday (2 Hour Delay)
- Mar 16 - Late Start Wednesday (2 Hour Delay)
- Mar 21-25 - Spring Break
- Mar 30 - Late Start Wednesday (2 Hour Delay)
Twos-day, 2/22/2022, Celebration!
THIS WEEK IN PICTURES:
Kindergartners are learning about weather
First graders are learning about the Earth's history and fossils
Second graders made their own targets for archery
Third Graders are studying the solar system
Fourth graders went to the Mining Museum
Fifth graders made masks
This Week in Spanish
5th graders are learning vocabulary for our pet birds, hamsters, cats and dogs.
4th graders are learning to make requests like: "Can I go to the bathroom?"
3rd grade are expressing themselves with words like: "I love my grandparents"
2nd Graders are learning about feelings and emotions: happy, sad, angry and silly.
1st graders are learning the months of the year and emotions.
Coming Up in March:
March is Music in Our Schools month, and we’re celebrating at MSES with in person recitals with our 1st and 2nd grade students! Concert times and dates are as follows, in the auditorium:
Monday, March 7th
12:40 Teacher Wood’s Class
1:10 Mr. Pletsch’s Class
1:45 Ms. Huffman’s Class
Tuesday, March 8th
1:10 Ms. Carley’s Class
1:45 Ms. Monk’s Class
2:15 Ms. Walsh’s Class
We are excited to show you all we have learned and are especially looking forward to audience participation! Masks are encouraged, but not required.
Art Fundrasier with Artsonia
LOVE THE BUS MONTH
Girls on the Run
Yearbook Order Form
Up Next in our Historic Auditorium:
Manitou Springs Middle School - Open House
Breakfast and lunch are free for all students. We would still like all families that qualify to fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch form on our district website.