Bulldog Bytes

A Newsletter for Employees of the Mexico59 12/30/15

Family Fun Night at the YMCA

Sunday, Jan. 3rd 2016 at 6-8pm

1127 Adams Street

Mexico, MO

Staff and their families are encouraged to come play games, snack and fellowship. Volleyball, pickle ball, ping pong, swimming pool, and racquetball.

Professional Development on January 4 and 5, 2016

January 4th,

  • ECC @ ECC, Depart of Conservation Science Curriculum (SEEDS) AM & Unit of Instruction and PD in PM
  • K-5 @ HAW, AMVicki Robb Data work
  • K-5 @ Building PM, Unit of Instruction
  • 6th - 8th @ MMS, all day ED Camp
  • HCC & MEC @ Own Building all day, Building Safety review, Active shooter, workplace skills
January 5th
  • ECC - 3rd @ EF AM Rotations - Sue/Elaine/Casey
  • 4th & 5th@ MMS AM, Science
  • ECC-5th PM, Grade Level Planning
  • 6th - 8th @MMS all day, Content Area Work
  • 9th- 12th @ MHS all day
  • HCC & MEC @ MHS Libraray AM and HCC PM, NEE, Enhancement Grant & Budget Planners, then Independent work

Please contact your administrator with specific questions.

Mexico School District 59 Position Openings


Part-Time Evening welding

Speech Pathologist/Assistant (4)


Food Service Worker

Bus Drivers & Substitute Bus Drivers

Substitute Food Service Workers, Nurses, and Teachers

The following coaching/extra-duty positions are available for the 2015-2016 school year. Please contact Jeff Anderson x3008 at Mexico High School for additional information.


Assistant Track Coach - MHS

Instructional Resources

Gina Gilman, Sue Nixon, Elaine Hansett and Casey Echelmeier compiled this information for everyone to use. Click the above link to connect to their site.

K-5 Math Help

Click the above link to get to the short article about ConnectEd and Everyday Math resources. Information is also on each Elementary School's page on the link called "Classroom Pages"

Instructional Technology Blog

Click here for Casey Echelmeier's blog postings.


Click here to view the school district's calendar via Google Calendar.

Mexico Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

Here is a link to the current Mexico Chamber of Commerce Newsletter for your information.

Click here for MPS Lunch Menus

This is a link to the District website to find clickable lunch menus. This will save an email from coming to your inbox from Food Service each week. To locate them, go to "Related Documents" on the right side navigation.

MHS Growl is now online

There are several featured pages on the Growl website. Be sure to check it out each week. They publish a new edition each Friday.

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Bulldog Bytes

Bulldog Bytes will be available in your in box each Wednesday (with some exceptions around Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Summer break). Send items to be published to jdiffenderfer@mexico.k12.mo.us. These items can be wedding photos, birth announcements/photos, fund raisers for sports and civic clubs, and other district wide communication needs.