The MJT Weekly

Thursday, June 17, 2021

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(Please note the links can be clicked on the electronic versions of this newsletter):

Hello Parents and Guardians:


We held our last PBIS Ceremony and honored all of the birthday's from last month through the summer. Congratulations to everyone! Our discipline referrals continue to decrease as well. So many students being safe, kind and responsible.


A few items to note:

-Remote learners can return their Chromebooks on the afternoon of June 24 and all day on June 25.

-Our counseling team has held brief presentations on Personal Safety for all of our students.


Below are a few repeated items that are worth mentioning again:

-We will monitor the heat index, for students when it comes to outside activity.

-There is no school for students on Friday, June 18.

-Students will receive ice cream from our PTO in school on Monday, June 21. Thank you to our PTO!

-Report Cards and Supply Lists will go home with students on the last (half) day of school.

-If you have a hotspot and are NOT a remote learner, please return the item to our school.


Respectfully,


Paul

Updated Mask Breaks:

Mask Break Time Allotments and Procedures from now until the rest of the year:


-Morning Breakfast/Morning Routine time


-At the conclusion of each lesson or independent work, students may take a formal drink/mask break for a min of 15 minutes


-Snack time for 15 minutes


-Lunch 30 minutes


-After Recess during drink time 15 minutes


-Before they pack up at the end of the day-15 minutes


Mask breaks can only occur once everyone is seated AND all individuals are maintaining 6ft. Students may also remove their mask when drinking or eating.

JUNE DATES:

  • No School on Friday, June 18 and Friday, June 25
  • Half-Day Dismissal on Thursday, June 24. Students that want a lunch will receive one.

MJT students (K-2) will be as follows for the half-day:

-Busses at noon

-Parent pick-ups at 11:55 a.m.

-No UPK AM or PM classes this day

-Grade 3 at GES-busses will be dismissing at 11:50 a.m. and walkers at noon.


-PRE K Moving-UP Ceremonies:

-AM classes Tuesday, June 22 at 10:15 am (no outside recess)

-PM Classes Tuesday, June 22 at 1:30 pm (no outside recess)


-Kindergarten Reverse Moving-Up Parade:

-Thursday, June 24 from 10-11 a.m. in bus port

Safety Updates:

-Please see any updates from the district regarding these procedures. Please note, we follow NYS guidance accordingly. The state has been very active regarding this. Thank you for your patience and flexibility.

Curriculum At-A-Glance:

*Please note that these are just some of the skills that students are learning during the past few weeks.


Pre K


ELA:

  • Letters U, V, W

  • Retelling a story, identifying the main character, and the setting

  • Writing last name


Math:

  • Addition and Subtraction stories within 5
  • Measurement
  • Comparing objects for heavy and light


Kindergarten

ELA:

  • Comprehension
  • Dictating sentences
  • Sight words (completing K list)






Math:

  • Mixed addition and subtraction
  • Word problems
  • Weight and measurement


First Grade

ELA:

  • Main idea
  • Details
  • Syllables


Math:

  • Shapes
  • Word problems


Second Grade

ELA:

  • Writing paragraphs
  • Sentence structure
  • Phonics-vowels
  • Descriptive words


Math:

  • Shapes
  • Multiplication
  • Facts review
  • Fractions


Third Grade

ELA:

  • Compare and contrast stories and write an essay about them

  • Research reports


Math:

  • Shapes
  • Perimeter

COVID Repeated General Announcements:

Emergency Activity Lessons/packet GRADES UPK-2: In the event of a brief (24-48 hour) closure, an emergency hard copy packet was sent home with your child at the start of the school year with an attached letter explaining this process. These activities arranged by grade level are now also posted on our MJT Webpage for easy access. You may have received updated materials from the classroom teacher. These activities are only for a 24-48 hour closure. After this duration, we will activate our Chromebook deployment and each child will receive their Closure Class Schedule from their teacher for full online/remote learning. Faculty and Staff will be checking in with you and your child during this time.


GRADE 3: In the event of a brief (24-48 hour) closure, grade 3 will use the full remote schedule that was sent to families by their respective teachers. This is due to students traveling with Chromebooks each day.

In some cases, the re-closure work below has been updated by your child's teacher and you have been notified. Please check the Website.