The MJT Weekly

Friday, June 4, 2021

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

Hello Parents and Guardians:


Full steam ahead into the month of June. All faculty and staff have been working very hard in the home stretch and setting up next year for our students.


With the hot weather in the forecast, we will monitor the heat index as usual for students when it comes to outside activity. Please dress appropriately as the weather seems to change quickly as of late.


A few items to note:

-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.


As always, feel free to reach out for any questions.


Respectfully,


Paul

JUNE DATES:

  • No School on Friday, June 18 and Friday, June 25
  • Half-Day Dismissal on Thursday, June 24.

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:

-From the county/state-All masks all the time for adults and students in the building.


-Evacuation and lockdown drills continue as we are almost done for the year.


-We continue to follow Washington County's guidance in conjunction with the Center for Disease Control and Department of Health as we monitor our current practices during this pandemic.

PBIS Ceremony (9:20 start)

Thursday, June 17th, 9:15am

This is an online event.

Google Meet joining info

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/upj-udxk-zfp

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 937-770-4067‬ PIN: ‪264 218 549‬#


May, June and Summer Birthdays all included

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

Other Reminders:

Attendance Reminders:

  • If your child is absent and they are able to log into the teacher's Google Classroom for the core subject areas, they are eligible to receive attendance credit for the day. Please make arrangements with the classroom homeroom teacher.
  • Given the timing of the absent notification (i.e. child is sick that particular day), the teacher may or may not be able to send you the paper activities that support the lessons until a later time as they will be in the middle of instruction or preparing for it.
  • If your child is in a situation where remote learning pertains to them, has internet capability, and is not logged onto the teacher's Google Classroom physically at their specified time(s)-they are marked absent.


Remote Learners:

  • Please have materials picked up and returned upon their due dates to ensure timely feedback.

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.