October 24, 2022
McClure readers are rounding the corner to the finish line. As a school, our students have collectively read 32,089 minutes since the start of the Read-A-Thon on Oct. 12th. We've also raised $4, 207! The Read-A-Thon officially ends this Wed. Oct. 26th and we are hoping we can raise the remaining funds to meet our school goal of $5,000.
If you would like to help us reach this goal, please click the link below. Thank you!
Parent Teacher Conferences
If you still need to schedule your conference(s), please check your email inbox as it will contain an email detailing how to schedule your student's conference. You may also call our office at 785.438.4340. You should receive a confirmation email once you schedule your student's conference.
Attending conferences is one of the best ways parents, guardians, and teachers can partner to support our students' learning. These fall conferences will provide insight into your student’s strengths, areas in which they may need to improve, and ways you can support them with their learning at home.
In order to help conferences run smoothly, we ask that you arrive on time and stay only for the scheduled time of the appointment as our teachers have several back-to-back conferences. If you are running late, your child's teacher may ask you to wait until their next available conference slot or ask that you reschedule your conference in order to ensure they have enough time to meet with you.
We also recommend you view your student's 1st quarter report card prior to the conference and write down any questions you may have. Report cards will not be printed; instead, you may view them by following the directions listed below.
We look forward to seeing our McClure families in a few days!
Viewing Student's Report Card
Mon. 10/24 8:00am -4:00pm
Tues. 10/25 8:00am -4:00pm
Wed. 10/26 8:00am-7:30pm
Thurs. 10/27 8:00am-6:30pm
Scholastic Book Fair Website:
Halloween Parade & Parties
Veteran's Day Assembly
The Eagles Nest: Before & After Childcare Program
The district's academic calendar provides a quick-glance overview of important dates for parents to be aware of. This calendar includes days school is not in session, parent-teacher conferences, and start and end dates for the 2022-2023 school year.
The McClure school calendar is posted on our school website. Click here to view.
Lunch Payment Options
1. You can send a check or cash with your student to school to deliver to the office. If you write a check, write 'lunch' in the memo. Make checks payable to McClure Elementary.
2. At no cost, MypaymentsPlus allows your family to:
- Create a free, secured account to manage all of your student's accounts.
- Check your student's current account balance.
- Monitor the items your student has been purchasing in the cafeteria.
- Create settings to receive email notifications when the account reaches a low balance.
- Online Lunch Payment Website-https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome
3. For a small fee, MypaymentsPlus allows your family to:
- Make a prepayment into your student's meal account using a check, credit card, or debit card at www.mypaymentsplus.com, or by calling 877-713-5442 (toll-free)! Funds deposited through MypaymentsPlus are usually available for student use within a matter of minutes. This feature eliminates the need to send a check to school or worry about lost or forgotten lunch money.
- Create settings to automatically replenish your student's account when it reaches a low balance.
October Healthy Schools Tip: TPS monthly Health Tip
October 12-26: PTO Read-A-Thon
October 24-27: Book Fair
October 26: Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-8pm
October 27: Parent Teacher Conferences 8am-8pm, No School
October 28: No School
October 31: Halloween Parade & Party
Nov. 1: PTO Meeting, 6pm
- Nov. 11: Veteran's Day Assembly, 2:30pm
- Nov.14-18: Penny Wars
- Nov. 15: Literacy/SEL Title I Family Night, 6pm
- Nov. 16: Picture Retakes
- Nov. 17: Grace Med Dental
- Nov. 18: Grace Med Dental
- Nov. 23, 24 & 25: No School
- Dec. 5-9: Penguin Patch PTO Fundraiser
- Dec. 6: 2nd grade music concert, 6pm
- Dec. 6: 5th grade music concert, 7pm
- Dec. 8: Papa John's Night
- Dec. 12-16: Kujali Spirit Week
- Dec. 13: PTO Mtg, 6pm
- Dec. 16: Winter parties, 2:30pm