MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THE GALLOPING GAZETTE
Jan Fickling, Principal; Christy M. Graham, Assistant Principal;
LaQuana Aldridge, Assistant Principal
Phone (803) 821-0300 Fax (803) 821-0303
180 Midway Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Office Hours: M-Fri. 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
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.
Monday September 4, 2017~Labor Day~NO SCHOOL
September 1, 2017
Another great week at Midway! Our Mustangs arrived each day wearing a smile and ready to learn. Thank you parents for joining us as we finished our grade level and EAGLES orientations this week.
Please see our PTO and FIC Fall Fundraising Information included in the newsletter. Your student will also be bringing this information home with them today. We thank you for your support.
Please note we have no school on Monday as we observe Labor Day. Enjoy your children, rest, relax and enjoy a great book!
Jan Fickling, Principal of Midway Elementary
We're using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming Book Fair volunteer opportunities. We would love to have your help during this fun celebration of reading!
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/YVZTEif
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Emily Black, School Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
PTO presents Family Movie Night
PTO Fall Fundraising
The French Immersion Committee
Invites you to join us for our Fall fundraiser at AR Workshop Lexington. Please click to view details
SIC nominations 2017-2018
The School Improvement Council is an advisory group of parents, teachers, principal and community members. We need your help electing our new members. Please open the Survey Monkey and vote for the nominees.
Mrs. Park's crew observes sand dollars
Mrs. Park's 2nd graders used magnifying glasses to examine the details on a sand dollar. Then, they used their senses and observation skills to include descriptions in their narrative writing.
Mrs. Howell's Crew
Take Your Parent to PE Week~September 25-29th
Mustang Parents join your students on September 25-29 in our gym during their Physical Education Class.
Take Your Parent to PE Week
September 25-29, 2017
Active Schools, a national movement to help schools provide at least 60 minutes a day of physical education (PE) and before, during and after school for physical activity for all students, is sponsoring the first-ever Take Your Parent to PE Week from September 25-29, 2017.
What is the purpose?
To introduce your school’s PE program and teachers to parents so they will engage with PE throughout the year. And, to encourage families to be physically active together at home and in the community.
How can parents participate?
By showing up for your child’s physical education class on one of the days in which the school is participating in Take Your Parent to PE Week.