THE GALLOPING GAZETTE
MES Weekly School Newsletter
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.
Friday May 3, 2019
This has been a fabulous day! We have had so much fun with our students during Fun Run! Your child should be totally worn out this afternoon and ready for bed! However, I highly recommend a bath or shower! (LOL) We played hard and are a bit sweaty.
Many thanks to you and your efforts as the Boosterthon Fun Run has been a total success! It has been huge! Today, the team announced that you and our students raised a little over $38,000.00. Thank YOU!!! This is amazing!
When we return next week, we begin our state assessments for 3rd-5th grades. Please don't stress your child out about this. You just need to be sure that they go to bed early, eat a balanced breakfast, and arrive on time. The first day is on Wednesday for 3rd and 5th grade students. The teachers and students have worked hard! They are all ready! We just ask that they do their best and to remember that this is just one piece of data.
Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the great outdoors and a great book!
Again, thank you ALL! Our Midway family is the BEST ever!!!
Jan Fickling, Principal of Midway Elementary School
Upcoming Calendar Reminders
Friday May 3~ Boosterthon Fun Run!
Saturday May 4~ Runhard 5K Saluda Shoals Park 8AM race time
Monday May 6-10~ Teacher Appreciation Week
Wednesday May 8~ Nurse's Day
Wednesday May 8-Friday May 17~SC Ready/SCPass Testing grades 3-5
Sunday May 12~ Happy Mother's Day
Monday May 27~ Memorial Day-NO SCHOOL
Friday May 31~ End of year celebrations grades 1,3,5
Friday May 31~ 5th grade promotion-River Bluff High School 6:00 PM
Monday June 3~ End of year celebrations grades K,2,4
Tuesday June 4~ Half Day for students-11:40AM dismissal
Wednesday June 5~ Half Day for students-11:40AM dismissal-Last Day of school
Wednesday June 5~ 5th grade final walk-8:00 AM
MES Loves Our Cafeteria Staff!
Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10th!
MES Principals kissing animals!!! Way to go Mustangs!
Awesome Boosterthon Fun Run!
Duct Tape Challenge!!!
Important Kindergarten Registration Reminder!
Please tell your friends and neighbors that are zoned for Midway to make sure to register their rising Kindergarten student (turning 5 on or before Sept.1st) as soon as possible. These registration numbers are used to predict how many teachers are needed. If you have any questions you may call our main office 803-821-0300.
Required for Registration:
Parent Driver License
Proof of Residence- SCE&G or Water Utility recent statement
Child's Long Form Birth Certificate
Child's Immunization Record
Child Social Security Card (not mandatory)
Relay for Life Luminaries
May Artist of the Month
Artist of the Month
May Artists of the Month are being honored in the front display case. Check out the artwork created by these talented young students. Congratulations to the following Artists of the Month:
Grade K: Emma Masters
Grade One: Hudson Donley
Grade Two: Avelyn James
Grade Three: Karoline Young
Grade Four: Thomas Quenneville
Grade Five: Camilla Booth
COLLECTING OLD SHOES: 5th Grade Spring Service Project
Our 5th-grade spring service project is to collect old shoes. So clean out your closets and start looking under your beds for gently used shoes and turn them in to your child’s teacher or one of our collection boxes in the halls. Every pair you recycle means extra funds for CampMates, less landfill waste and the potential to connect us to a SoleMate! We are collecting shoes through the end of the school year.
How can MES help reduce the amount of wasted food?
MARCO'S PIZZA SCHOOL CHALLENGE!
Lexington County School District One is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all students, parents/legal guardians, staff, visitors, personnel and community members who participate or seek to participate in its programs or activities. Therefore, the district does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical conditions), color, disability, age, genetic information, national origin, or any other applicable status protected by local, state, or federal law. The district will use the grievance procedures set forth in policy to process complaints based on alleged violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The district designates specific individuals to handle inquiries or complaints. To find out who to contact and how to contact them, please go to our website at http://www.lexington1.net/contact-us.