THE GALLOPING GAZETTE

MES Weekly School Newsletter

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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

Midway Elementary School Website

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Office Hours: Mon-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.

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August 31, 2018

Good afternoon, Mustangs!


I cannot thank you enough for working with us on our traffic patterns!!! Our kindergarten, fourth and fifth grade drivers have truly rocked it with patience and adaptability out on the bus loop side during dismissal! We will continue to double lane you until the bend in the road due to space, return to double lanes after the narrow neck, and then direct you to single lane for pick up. Again, thank you so much!!!


Please remember that you must bring your driver's license or passport for signing in at kiosk for entry into the school. I apologize as I know that there have been some glitches for some. The company is working with us to clear this up.


Also, if your child is absent, please send a note to your child's teacher. This helps us with attendance records and in excusing the absence. If you take your child to the doctor, please ask for a doctor's note as this is a medical excuse.


Please do enjoy your family during this 3-day weekend! Read, read, read! Enjoy a great book with your child/children and outdoor activities! Hydrate...drink lots of water! Happy Labor Day!


Yours truly,


Jan Fickling, Principal of Midway Elementary

Please make the following corrections in your Student Handbook and Calendar for October:



October 24, 2018 -- 11:40 a.m. Early Dismissal (not on October 17)

October 26, 2018 -- Report Cards Issued (not on October 25)


We apologize that these corrections did not make it to printer of calendars on time.

Mustang Spirit Day!

Thank You Gator Football Players for helping with carpool and MES PTO for our morning Chick-fil-A and Spirit Wear sale!
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Lexington District One needs bus drivers



Lexington County School District One has openings for bus drivers across the district.

If you are interested in applying, please visit the Transportation Office located at 315 Barr Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and apply in person.

Drivers must be able to pass a physical, have three years experience, and a clean criminal and driving record. Training will be provided.

If you have any questions, please call 803-821-1340.

Learning Commons

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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/NmoHFcD

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.


Please stop by the school office to complete the district's volunteer form if you have not already. Thank you!

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Cafeteria Reminders:

When sending in a check for your student's lunch/breakfast account, please make sure to write your telephone number and your student's name on the check.
Immersion Updates

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Midway Elementary PTO Facebook

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Midway Elementary SIC Facebook

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Midway Elementary FIC Facebook

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Please note new flyer for AlphaBEST

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Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.


The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer Michael L. Stacey handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX, inquiries/complaints regarding Title II with respect to employees and/or public access to buildings and grounds, and inquiries/complaints involving the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Inquiries/complaints regarding IDEA for students K–12 go to the Director of Special Services Wendy Balough, Ed.D. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for students K–12 go to 504 Coordinator Ann O’Cain. Inquiries/complaints regarding Title II implementation go to the Coordinator of NCLB Title II Part A Hilary Morgan.


If you have questions regarding these issues, contact these people by mail at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 or by telephone at 803-821-1000.

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