MST Magnet Elementary
Week of March 14th
Our theme for the 2015-2016 school year is MST Version 2.0: Uploading Excellence for 20 Years. This year marks our 20th anniversary! MST Magnet Elementary opened in 1995 at the Arapaho building and moved to the present location in 2005 after Richardson Junior High School was closed and repurposed. MST has built a legacy of innovation, creativity, and dedication to student learning that is immeasurable. It is through our partnership with our parents and community towards the devotion to student achievement and our genuine love for MST, that teach year has brought continued success.
Staff Spotlight: Ms. Dean - Librarian
Hi! I'm Lauren Dean and I'm the MST librarian. This is my 5th year to work as a librarian. Before that, I taught 5th grade for 5 years and 3rd grade for 2 years. I have been so grateful to be at MST for all of it! I graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and then went on to get my Master's Degree in Library Sciences. In my spare time I love to read (What kind of librarian would I be if I didn't?), take pictures (You've probably seen me at school events with my camera!), and spend time with friends and family. I love getting kids excited about reading and teaching them to be safe and responsible using the Internet and our library online resources!
Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Andrews - 5th Grade Science
Hello! My name is Kelley Andrews and I have two great daughters, Kate (10) and Anna (3). I have been married to my husband, Shawn for 18 years. This is my 10th year teaching Science at MST. Time flies when you are having fun! I am originally from New York, but Texas has been my home since 1994. I am a graduate of UTD for my Bachelor’s degree, and I received my Master’s degree from UT-Arlington in Science Curriculum and Instruction K-12. In my spare time I love cooking, reading, gardening, hiking, going to science museums, and spending time with my family. I have some interesting pets including an Eclectus parrot, fish, a labrador, and my class pets Spika and Smaug, the bearded dragons.
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STAAR Testing - No Visitors in the Building!
Tuesday, March 29th: 4th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Math
Wednesday, March 30th: 5th Grade Reading
Be sure to get a good night’s rest.
Eat a nutritious breakfast.
Have a great attitude!
No appointments of any kind.
No lunch visitors.
Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 School Year
ALL MST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR KINDERGARTEN FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR.
We are now taking enrollment applications for siblings of students currently enrolled at MST. If you plan to enroll a new student in Kindergarten or any other grade level for 2016-17, you will need to come by or call the MST office for the necessary application form. You must submit the application, along with a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a current proof of residence, to the MST office by March 18, 2016.
Jump Rope for Heart Success!
MST students participated in a glow Jump Rope for Heart!
Thanks to Ms. Singer and Mrs. Newhouse for organizing such a fun day!
Career Day is Coming!
To volunteer, click on this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084baea92ea7fb6-career/
MST Students Vote!
Some grade levels held mock primary elections at school.
6th Graders Count!
See the information below on how you can help make Career Day a success at MST!
Save the Date: Chipotle Fundraiser
MST Magnet may have wrapped up Pasta for Pennies fundraiser, but there is still time to add to our fantastic results! Visit the Chipotle at 283 Campbell Road on Thursday, April 14th and 50% of your purchase comes back to LLS and our fundraising efforts. Remember you must mention LLS at checkout!
Save the Date: Chipotle Fundraiser
Calling all Elementary Students (K-6) - Save the Date
Academy of Creative Exploration
Hosted at Canyon Creek Elementary
June 13th-17th 9:00-3:00
For students who have completed Kinder-6th grades.
$175.00 per student
For current REACH students
K through 6th grade
June 6th-10th 9:00 – 3:30
Visit campinvention.org to learn more and secure your spot
For questions email
Mark your Calendars!
Student & Staff Holiday
Friday, March 25th, 8am
4th Grade Fundraiser Night
Thursday, March 31st, 6pm
603 South Plano Road
Join us for dinner at 603 S. Plano Road! A portion of your tab will go to help fund the 4th grade trip to Austin.