Volume 1: Week 35 May 10, 2019
Dear Martell Families,
Thank you for making Teacher and Staff Appreciation INCREDIBLE! Daily, we were showered with Martell love! Thank you to Mrs. Dobbs, Mrs. Favret, and Mrs. Bullock and their teams for planning amazing events. We are grateful!
Monday, May 13 at 6:30pm is the last PTO meeting of the year. We would love you to join us!!
MStep testing is just about complete. Our students did an exceptional job of giving their best and working diligently through the testing. At this time, we are only conducting make-ups.
On behalf of the staff and myself, we wish our Martell mothers, grandmothers and aunts and special ladies in your lives a very Happy Mother's Day!
Have a wonderful weekend.
May Upcoming Events
Monday, May 13 - 6:30PM PTO Meeting
Monday, May 13 - 9-12 Larson Gr 5 visit
Tuesday, May 14 - Baker Gr 5 visits
Wednesday, May 15 - 8:00AM Mustangs in Motion, Parent/Child on walking track!
Wednesday, May 15 - 12:39PM Early Release Day
Thursday, May 16 - Gr. 3-5 PARENT Literacy Night with Teacher's College at Troy Union Elem.
Thursday, May 16 9:30-11- Boulan Park Gr 5 visit
Friday, May 17 - 10-11:50 Smith Gr 5 visit
Saturday, May 18 - Troy run for Grade 5
Monday, May 20 - Kindergarten Screening
Wednesday, May 22 - 8:00AM Mustangs in Motion, Parent/Child on walking track!
Thursday, May 23 - 6-8:30 Father/Daughter Event at Zap Zone
Monday, May 27 - NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, May 29 - 8:00AM Mustangs in Motion, Parent/Child on walking track!
Wednesday, May 29 - 5:30PM-7:00PM Ice Cream Social and Family Shopping for Book Fair
Friday, May 31 - Tentative Field Day
June Upcoming Events
Monday, June 3-Wednesday, June 5 - 5th Grade to Camp
Wednesday, June 5 - 8:00AM Mustangs in Motion, Parent/Child on walking track!
Thursday, June 6-Friday, June 7 - 4th Grade to Mackinaw
Monday, June 10 - 5th grade Promotion
Tuesday, June 11-Thursday, June 13 - 12:29PM Half Day Dismissals
Wednesday, June 12 - 8:00AM Mustangs in Motion, Parent/Child on walking track!
Thursday, June 13 - Last Day of School
Barsh's Bagels - Every Wednesday is pre-sale $1.00 - Every Friday is classroom delivery!
Please check for updates!
Calendar subject to change as we add more awesome events to Martell!
Staff Appreciation Week
What a fantastic week!
The Martell staff felt appreciated and honored by our entire community. Thank you for all you do to support us. Thank you for sending us your greatest gift and entrusting their education to us.
Thank you to Mrs. Dobbs, Mrs. Favret, Mrs. Bullock and their teams of many parents that made our week unforgetable!
Martell Book Fair Help Needed!
CARE Registration 2019-2020
Please register timely - spots are limited!
Mustangs in Motion
Come on out with your child and walk the Martell track before school!
This is a parent/child activity, please do not drop your child off alone.
See you on the track!
PTO OPEN POSITIONS!
Please let Mrs. Barsh, Mrs. Motherwell, Danielle Favret or Jenny Dobbs know if you are interested.
Voting will be held on May 13 at the PTO meeting.
Danielle Favret 248-670-2928
Jenny Dobbs 248-207-8283
PTO Parent/Child Events
Monday, May 13 is the LAST meeting of the year at 6:30PM - Please come join us!
Danielle Favret - Co-President
Jenny Dobbs - Co-President
Jennifer Zaner - Secretary
Nikey Bergi - Vice President
Emily Karstensen - Treasurer
Buy Martell Spirit Wear all year long!
Martell earns a BLUE RIBBON nomination!
Martell Elementary School has been nominated by Michigan to join the esteemed community of National Blue Ribbon Schools.
National Blue Ribbon Schools are public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools that are producing outstanding results for all students. They have demonstrated consistent excellence, and made progress in closing gaps in student achievement. Martell has been nominated as an Exemplary High Performing School.
Only 13 schools in the state are nominated each year. This is QUITE an honor! Once our paperwork is submitted, we will hear in the fall is we are officially awarded with this honor! I will continue to keep you updated!
Martell Elementary Social Media
Please join the Martell Elementary PTO page on Facebook!
Martell's PTO Page
Please follow #martellthinkers