MES Monday Messenger

March 21, 2022

Admin Corner

When the News is Scary

There is a lot going on in the world right now, and sometimes it is difficult to find ways to communicate world issues to our younger children. We wanted to share this resource with staff and families in case this is a discussion you have been having at home. Click here for the NPR news article. I always like to remember, "Fred Rogers, the beloved children's TV host, famously passed on this advice from his mother: "When something scary is happening, look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."" You can find this tip and others in the article.


MES Husky Pups End of 2nd Trimester

Our Husky Pups just finished their second trimester of the year! They are working so hard and making great gains academically. Families should look for report cards to be coming home in backpacks on Monday 3/21/22.


Thank You

Thank you so much to all families, students and staff who work hard to make our ski and snowboard programs happen. We could not do it without the assistance of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Mammoth Mountain Ski School, Mammoth Mountain Race Department and Tamarack Ski Center. We would also like to extend a huge thank you to MES PTO and Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation for their monetary support. Ms. Hund, Ms. Jefferson and Ms. Quirsfeld have done an amazing job coordinating this year, and we could not do it without their hard work and dedication.

MES Best Practices

At MES, we incorporate number sense routines and Daily 5 & CAFE into our daily instruction.

Save the Date: Kinder Round up 3/22/22

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MES Yearbooks

The MES Yearbook Team is accepting photos to be considered for the yearbook. We are looking for photos of the First Day of School, ASB, Spirit Days, Holidays, Community Fun Run, etc. Please click on this link and upload your photos for consideration. Thank you.

https://images.jostens.com/418465998

MES Beginning Band Information for 4th & 5th Graders

Beginning band classes began last week, and will run through the end of May. We meet every Monday and Tuesday, from 3:05-4:00pm in the high school band room. All students must ride the bus to the high school for band practice unless a parent picks them up. Students are unsupervised from 2:40-3:05, and we would like to ensure everyone is safe.

Late to School

We have a few children who have been late to school repeatedly. Please remember that the State of California requires that children receive a number of predetermined minutes of instruction. Tardiness can create a problem for the student and disrupts the classroom instruction. Let's see if we can get all students to school on time this week!

Attendance Hotline

Please call our attendance hotline to report your child’s absence @ 760-934-7162. If your child’s absence is not reported, it is considered unexcused.

Violin Schedule

There will be no violin classes on Wednesday, April 6, so all violin students should come to the Monday, April 4 classes.

COVID Guidance and Flowcharts

COVID Exposure Flowchart - For full documents, click here.

COVID Positive Flowchart - For full documents, click here.

Diagrama de flujo (exposición) - For full documents, click here.

Diagrama de flujo (síntomas o prueba positiva) - For full documents, click here.

MUSD March Newsletter

Dr. Wildman shared the MUSD March Newsletter via Parent Square last week. Click here to access it. https://www.smore.com/qunpe

MUSD Parent Survey

Please use this SURVEY to tell us how we can provide engaging and interesting Parent Workshops for you!

Mono County Little League

Mono County Little League 2022 Registration is open now through March 22, 2022. Please see attached flyers for information. Little League Baseball is open to all players age 4-15 who live in Mono County.
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MES PTO is gearing up for a big spring, from a school picnic to our Spring Auction, and we need volunteers! Whether you only have time for a small commitment or want to be on a planning committee, every volunteer makes a difference. Please take a moment to to fill out our volunteer form to see what we have planned and how you can help.

We can't do this without your help, and we greatly appreciate everything you do to help us support the MES students and staff!

Click here for the Volunteer Form: https://mammothpto.org/pages/volunteers

Upcoming Events

3/21/22 - 2nd trimester report cards to go home

3/22/22 - TK and Kindergarten Roundup at MES

3/25/22 - MES Minimum Day 12:35pm dismissal for all students

3/29/22 - MES Spring Photos

4/1/22 - MES Minimum Day 12:35 dismissal for all students

Care Solace Mental Health Referral

If you or someone you love needs mental health support, click here for a referral. If your student needs extra support, please see any school district staff member for a counseling referral.

Mammoth Elementary School

Principal - Mrs. McMillian


Instagram - @mammothelementary

Attendance line - (760) 934-7162

Mammoth Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, national origin, parental status, pregnancy status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
For questions or complaints, contact Title IX Compliance Officer:
Dr. Jennifer Wildman, Superintendent, 461 Sierra Park Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546,
760.934.6802, jwildman@mammothusd.org.