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Week of October 14th

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How Kind is McClure?

Please answer this single question about McClure Elementary

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Sign Up for Text Message Updates from McClure Elementary

If you previously registered using McClurePar you are signed up. If you were not successful with McClurePar, you can now register with McClureP2. Instructions are included below.

Notes from Nurse Jessica

Talk it Up!! Prevention Resources for Parents.

Please visit https://tinyurl.com/misdtalks for some great information on how parents can help their children.


Examining Your Medicine Cabinet

This month McClure is focusing on Drug/Medication Awareness


  • You wouldn’t eat spoiled food but when it comes to your medicine cabinet, you probably aren’t as picky. Expired medications are not only less effective, but in some cases, can be dangerous. Here are some tips to use when evaluating the contents of your medicine cabinet.
  • In doubt? Throw it out: Always discard expired medications. No expiration date? Throw it out!
  • Keep your medicine in a cool, dry location: Heat & humidity can cause medications to deteriorate more quickly.
  • Store medications in their original containers: This allows you to easily find the expiration date and dosage information.
  • Review patient information you receive with your medications: This provides much needed information on your prescription medications.
  • Keeping your medicine cabinet in tip-top shape will help you stay that way too!


Taste It Tuesday! October 15th

Every month, MISD offers a new food for our kids to try! Please encourage your kids to participate!


Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness, Friday, October 18th

McClure PTO Information

Volunteers are needed throughout the school year. Our students love to see parents helping out at their school. We have many programs to suit anyone’s schedule or interests! If you would like more information on volunteering at McClure, please visit www.mcclurepto.com/volunteer or send an email to Jaime Erickson, Director of Volunteers, at Volunteers@McClurePTO.com.

Art Night Volunteers Needed - Oct. 29th

Art Night is coming and we would love to have a few volunteers help the students with some fun, creative activities. There are two time slots available, so please see chose a time and activity that best fits your schedule. We appreciate all our volunteers! Sign up here: https://mcclurepto.membershiptoolkit.com/volunteer/54863
McClure Messenger - Oct. 14th

McClure Messenger from the PTO

Help send our 4th and 5th grade students to Austin and Camp!

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Week of Oct. 14th

Kickoff The Week with Kindness!



4th Grade and 5th Grade Yankee Candle Fundraiser is underway!


Monday, Oct. 14th - Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day


Tuesday, Oct. 15th - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college shirt every Tuesday throughout the school year.

Safety Patrol - Team 2

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

Jr. Gardeners - Team #1 - 7:30-7:50AM

Green Team - 7:30-8AM - Science Lab

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - KN (Same room as before)

LEGO Robotics class (3rd-5th) - 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Science Fair Workshop #1 - 5:00 - Library


Wednesday, Oct. 16th - Walk to School Wednesday

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 2nd (Same room as before)

Drama Kids 3:00-4:00PM - Music Room

Staff Meeting - 3:30PM - Library - MOI Goal Groups


Thursday, Oct. 17th

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 1st (Same room as before)


Friday, Oct. 18th

Please post goals outside of classrooms by the end of the day today

PTO Teacher Grant Request Deadline is Monday, Oct. 21st

Breast Cancer Awareness Day - Wear Pink

Wear Your McClure Spirit Wear Today

Coding Club Meeting - 7:30-8AM - Computer Lab

NoOfficeDay - 4th Grade

Alpha - 3rd Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:40AM

Week of Oct. 21st

(Bolded items reflect events for students/families)


4th Grade and 5th Grade Yankee Candle Fundraiser is underway!


Red Ribbon Week!


Monday, Oct. 21st - Wear Your Kindness Shirts!

Safety Patrol - Team 3

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Alpha - 1st Grade - 12:45

Alpha - 2nd Grade - 1:45

4th Grade Art Club - 3-4PM Art Room

Abrakadoodle Art Camp - 3-4PM - Science Lab

5th Grade Camp - Parent Chaperone Meeting - 6PM - Library


Tuesday, Oct. 22nd

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

Jr. Gardeners - Team #2 - 7:30-7:50

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 4th (Same room as before)

M&M 2.0 - Leadership Team Meeting - 10AM - Conference Room

LEGO Robotics (3rd-5th) - 3:00PM - 4:30PM


Wednesday, Oct. 23rd

Walk to School Wednesday

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 3rd (Same room as before)

Drama Kids 3:00-4:00PM - Music Room

Staff Meeting - 3:30PM - Library


Thursday, Oct. 24th - Scholastic Book Fair Begins

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 5th (Same room as before)

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

StuCo - 3:00PM - Copeland's Room


Friday, Oct. 25th

Wear Your McClure Spirit Wear Today

Coding Club Meeting - 7:30-8AM - Computer Lab

Stampede - 8:05AM

Alpha - 3rd Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:40AM


Monday, Oct. 28th - No School - Parent/Teacher Conferences

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RSVP for the October Stampede

Daily Schedule

Doors are open daily at 7:15AM (North Entrance Carpool Drop Off)

Breakfast is served at 7:30AM - 7:50AM

Tardy bell rings at 8:00AM and morning announcements begin

Dismissal bell rings at 3:00PM

Let's Help the PTO!

PTO wants to spoil our teachers! We are looking for $5-10 gift card donations for teacher birthdays, drawings at staff meetings, and other various activities throughout the year. Gift cards can be to any local restaurant, coffee shop, store, etc. Thank you in advance for loving our McClure Teachers!!!

Purchase Your Yearbook Today!

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2019-2020 Recess/Lunch Schedule

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Specials Rotations

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Shop & Support McClure Elementary

This year McClure Elementary is excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are already earning hundreds and even thousands every year through Shoparoo and it’s a great opportunity for us to really make a difference this year!


Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yep, it’s that simple. No more cutting labels, selling door to door, or time-consuming coordinating. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!

Get started today:
1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
2. Select McClure Elementary from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!
3. You can even select a grade to support and have fun with grade competitions!

There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo - the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school. Schools with just 40 supporters are earning an average of $1,000 every year. That’s free, easy money that we could be fundraising too. Check out shoparoo.com to learn more about this awesome app!

Thank you for your support!

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