Maybell Weekly Newsletter

February 1st, 2016

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Gratitudes (a new section in our weekly Newsletter!)

From Carol

  • Thank you to Taylor for your enthusiasm to help students with their work!
  • Thank you to April and Jason, I am very happy and thankful that you are so willing to help in the classroom.
  • Thank you Chip for plowing in front of the school.
  • Thank you to Dan and Anna for shoveling the walks.
  • Thank you to the Women's Club for cleaning the school.


If you have a gratitude for our weekly newsletter, please send Amber a quick email and it will be included!

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POWER WALKS for the week

Please support PBiS by covering PAWS ON THE PLAYGROUND this week.


Practice Respect

  • Include everyone
  • Take turns
  • Keep hands and feet to yourself
  • Know and obey the rules
  • Use Kelso’s Choices
  • Respect adults and each other


Act with Kindness

  • Be kind to everyone
  • Use kind words
  • Share
  • Take turns
  • Play fair
  • Apologize, even if it was an accident
  • Smile
  • Make a new friend
  • Include everyone

Work Together

  • Use problem solving steps
  • Include others
  • Play fair
  • Practice good sportsmanship
  • Clean-up together
  • Share equipment


      Stay Safe

      • Slide on your bottom, feet first
      • Swing on your bottom, no jumping off
      • Stay off of ice
      • Touch football only
      • Use walking feet on all sidewalks
      • Dress for weather
      • Use equipment properly
      • Wear snow gear (snow boots, snow pants, gloves & coat) to play off of the blacktop
      • Think before you act

      PAC Notes

      Carol and Amber spent time together Friday morning co-planning end of year opportunities for students, families, and the community. We shared these plans at Friday's PAC meeting with Chip, Darryl, and Don, who had many helpful suggestions and ideas!


      Below is the list of activities we are planning. Stay tuned for more details as the dates approach!


      March 2nd, 2016 - Dr. Suess Day

      • Normal morning
      • Lunch provided by the school: green eggs, ham, and hashbrowns
      • Afternoon Activities: Oobleck, community members invited to read with kids, etc


      April 22nd, 2016 - Community Give Back Day

      • This day is Earth Day
      • We would like to take the kids around the town (Park, Libary, Post Office, Cafe, Store, etc) and clean up the community as a "Give Back Day" for all the help the community has given the school
      • We would also like to plant some trees, typical Earth Day activity


      April TBD, 2016 - John McConnell Math and Science Center Field Trip

      • Day trip to Science Center and Botanic Gardens in Grand Junction


      May TBD, 2016 - Rendezvous

      • We will invite the 4th grade classes from RV elementary to join our 1st Annual Rendezvous in Maybell
      • Rendezvous fits perfectly with 4th grade standards and the day will be used to investigate the importance of settlers in the westward expansion across the United States. Students will engage in real-world, hands-on activities throughout the day!


      May TBD - Jarvie Ranch Field trip

      • Students will enjoy a day in Brown's Day Park
      • We will arrange a ranger guided tour.
      • This historic property, built in 1880, provides a glimpse of turn-of-the-century frontier life in Brown's Park.
      • As time allows, students will have the opportunity to explore other sites in Brown's park.


      May 26th, 2016 - Last day of school community BBQ and Field Day

      • Celebration of the school year inviting the entire community
      • To include childhood games such as: sack races, tug-of-war, 3 legged races, water balloon tosses, red rover, crab walks, etc
      • After games we will have a BBQ


      Happening this week . . . .

      Monday - February 1, 2016

      • 4 p.m. Problem Solving Committee (IBS) @ Admin


      Tuesday - February 2nd, 2016



      Wednesday - February 3rd, 2016

      • 4:00 p.m. UbD Meeting


      Thursday - February 4th, 2016



      Friday - February 5th, 2016

      • Superbowl Day!!! Wear your favorite team jerseys!


      Looking Ahead. . . . .

      Monday - February 8th, 2016

      • 4 p.m. District Personnel Evaluation Committee (DPECC) @ Admin


      Tuesday - February 9th, 2016



      Wednesday - February 10th, 2016

      • 4 p.m. Benefit Committee Meeting @ Admin
      • 6:30 p.m. Gifted Education - PAC meeting @ admin


      Thursday - February 11th, 2016

      • 7 a.m. Board of Education Work Session


      Friday - February 12th, 2016

      • Amber and Stacy in Maybell
      • 5th Tour of Power Plant! (Tanner)