Montclair Mustang Newsletter

October 2020

A Word from Mrs. Powell

Special thanks to our families that attended the live portion of our Virtual Curriculum Night on September 24. Our teachers had a lot of great information to share. If you missed out on the live portion you can still access the presentations at

Special thanks to Raqueawell Henderson and Kelly Roy for serving as our Parent Representatives on our School Improvement Team. The School Improvement Team meets on the 2nd Monday of each month virtually at 3:30.

October 13 is a required workday for Montclair Elementary School. Students will not attend live instruction on this day. They are expected to work in Canvas. October 13 is designated as our first Virtual Parent Teacher Conference Day. Teachers will be setting up conference times with families from 8:00-4:00. Please look for the invitation from your child's teacher.

October 14 is a required workday for Cumberland County Schools. Students will not attend live instruction on this day. They are expected to work in Canvas. Teachers and staff members will be receiving professional development on Canvas, WebEx, and Successmaker all day and will not be available to assist students.

We are all navigating our virtual learning waters together. Please know that I am available to answer questions and assist with concerns during school-wide office hours from 2:30-3:20 daily @, email, or you can message me on Class Dojo.

Montclair Spirit Week

October 5th - 9th

Monday, October 5th - Hat Day

Tuesday, October 6th - Sports Team Shirt Day

Wednesday, October 7th - Crazy Hair Day

Thursday, October 8th - Super Hero Shirt Day

Friday, October 9th - Virtual Dance Party

Wit & Wisdom Book Distribution

Montclair will distribute Module 2 Wit & Wisdom reading books & workbooks on Tuesday, October 13th and Thursday, October15th from 8:00-5:00. For students to receive the Module 2 set, students MUST RETURN all of the books from Module 1. This distribution will be walk-up only.


Please make sure your child/children are signed- in and ready to participate in virtual learning by 8:00 a.m. each moring.

If you have not already done so, please stop by the school and pick-up your child's math workbooks.
Module 2 Wit & Wisdom books will be ready for pick-up on Tuesday, October 13th from 8:00-5:00 and Thursday, October 15th from 8:00-5:00. For students to receive Module 2 books, they MUST RETURN all books from Module 1. Please walk up to the door and a staff member will assist you.

Red Ribbon Week - October 26th - 30th

Monday, October 26th - Relax, and say "NO" to drugs. Wear your favorite Pj's.

Tuesday, October 27th - SOCK IT to Drugs. Wear your crazy socks.

Wednesday, October 28th - I'm HAPPY to be drug free. Wear Disney themed clothing.

Thursday, October 29th - I'm BRAVE! Wear the clothing/uniform as any community helper.

Friday, October 30th - Western Day! Cowboy/girl up aganist drugs. Wear western clothing.

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