MCE News

Montgomery City Elementary

March 20, 2016

3rd Quarter Progress Reports Sent Home in Friday Folders

Third Quarter Progress Reports were sent home in Friday Folders. Please ask your child to see their report.

The cover sheet will provide information on our 5 Be's (Be Kind, Safe, Cooperative, Respectful & Responsible), attendance, teacher comments and the percentage of mastery in each area as determined by your child's most recent assessment. You will also find a student report in your child's Friday Folder. This report lists all the standards that have been taught in reading and math third quarter, the number of assessments given on the standards and your child's score on each assessment. You may log into Mastery Connect anytime and see your child's progress on the standards taught. If you have any questions about the progress report, please contact your child's teacher or my office. We are happy to explain the new reports to you. Our goal is to share your child's strengths and weaknesses as learner with you the best way possible.

School is in session Monday

School is in session Monday, March 21st.

There is NO School Friday, March 25th. Enjoy your Spring Break!

K & 1 Fine Arts Program - Tuesday, March 22nd

Tuesday, March 22nd is the rescheduled date for our Kindergarten and 1st Grade Fine Arts Program - The Color of Me, featuring the story, The Day the Crayons Quit. Our students have worked very hard preparing for this program. We hope you are able to join us for the matinee at 2:30 pm or the evening performance at 6:00 pm.

No Running Club Tuesday, March 22nd

Running Club Schedule for the remainder of our 2016 season:
March 22 - No Running club - We will cancel due to our rescheduled K-1 Fine Arts Program being held this evening.
March 29 - Running Club Meets
April 5 - Running Club Meets - our last day this school year.
April 9 - Read, Right, Run Children's Race at Go! St. Louis (You must have registered to attend this event.)

Title I Preschool Screening is Wednesday at MCE

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Ice Cream Fun Day - Thursday, March 24th

Our PTO will be hosting their Ice Cream Fun Day on Thursday, March 24th.

Remember to bring $1 to purchase your treat.

Mom & Son Night

Our PTO is planning a Mom & Son Game Night for Friday, April 1st, 6:00-7:30 pm at MCE. This was a big hit last year. Lots of great games are being planned! Be sure to mark this date on your calendar.

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

Friday, March 25th - No School

Saturday, March 26th - Math Contest in Columbia, MO for those who qualified.

Saturday, April 2nd - Renick R-V Spelling Bee

April 6th - 5th Grade's Steven's Farm Field Trip

April 9th - Go St. Louis Read, Right, Run

Thursday, April 14th - 4th & 5th Grade Choir to perform the National Anthem on the field at the St. Louis Cardinal Game

April 19th - Kindergarten Field Trip to Prairie Fork Consercation Area

April 28th - PTO meeting and Family Minute to Win It Game Night

April 29th - Cut off date for summer school enrollment - All forms MUST be received by this date.

May 2nd-6th - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4th - Walk to School Day

May 13th - 5th Grade Field Trip to the Airport Expo - STEM program

May 19th - Students' Last Day of School

It is very important that all students are present and ready to do their best on our testing days. Please make sure you have the following dates on your calendar.

MAP testing:

5th Grade - April 12th - 20th

4th Grade - April 21st - 27th

3rd Grade - May 3rd - 5th

End of Year Benchmark Assessments:

5th Grade: Week of May 10th

4th Grade: Week of May 10th

3rd Grade: Week of May 3rd

2nd Grade: Week of April 26th

1st Grade: Week of May 10th

Kindergarten: Week of April 26th

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