Magee Parent Newsletter

October, 2022

Important Upcoming Dates



10/21: Fall Picture Retakes

10/21: Staff vs Girls Volleyball Game (after school)

10/25: Site Council 3:15 PM (Visit website for Zoom link)

10/26: Panorama Survey for Qualifying Students (5th Period)

10/27: Library Story Time (for PreK students)-9:30AM

10/24-10/28: Spooky Spirit Week

10/28: School Dance Fall Formal (Any Attire Accepted)

10/31+11/1: Family Life Curriculum Days (tentative)

11/3: District PD Day (no school for students)

11/10: Principal's Honor Roll and Veterans Breakfast (1st Period)

11/11: Veterans Day (No School)

Season 2 Athletics Start Soon: Boys Volleyball and Girls Basketball

Students can get ready for the next season of Magee athletics. Our boys volleyball and girls basketball teams will start practices on the week of October 24th. As a reminder, all students will have to have a completed physical clearance form on file in the office to participate. Forms can be found on the Magee website at https://www.mageems.tusd1.org

Cafeteria Menus Available Online

Magee parents can check the daily breakfast and lunch schedule by going online to the TUSD Food Services website at School Meal Services (tusd1.org)

Magee Fall Formal Dance

Friday, Oct. 28th, 3pm

8300 East Speedway Boulevard

Tucson, AZ

Magee will hold it's first school dance in several years on Friday, October 28th immediately after school. Tickets are $3 and will be sold at the door. Students cannot have any suspensions in order to attend. The dance is sponsored by the Student Council. The theme is "Fall Formal," though any attire is allowed to attend.

$1 snacks (bags of chips, 2 for 1 fruit roll ups)

$1 waters

$2 Gatorades



New and Updated Mission and Vision Statements

Thank you to the Magee parents who took part in our surveys for our updated Mission and Vision statements. The choices were prepared by the various members of the school leadership team.


Mission: The Magee experience will engage our students socially, emotionally, and academically with experiences that embrace diversity and prepare our students for the 21st Century.


Vision: As a community, Magee will promote responsibility, and integrity through realizing potential, recognizing, and fostering success for each student as they continue developing into confident members of society.

Magee Library Website

Did you know our school librarian Ms. Butler has a comprehensive website for her program? Come and visit it to see all the latest happenings at: Teacher Corner (weebly.com)

Magee PRIDE Points

Magee uses a schoolwide Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS) that focuses on positive student behavior. Students who demonstrate good behavior are rewarded with Magee Bucks that can be spent at the Magee store for various items. The Magee store is open Tuesday and Thursdays during lunch.


Prepared

Respect

Integrity

Discipline

Effort

Panorama Survey

Students who have signed up for the Panorama Survey will take the survey during the month of October. The survey only takes about 20 minutes to complete. The results of the survey will help school leadership take a "pulse" of the student body.

Sample questions can be found here: AZED_6-12 Student Survey_21-22.pdf

Spooky Spirit Week (October 24th-28th)

Come support Magee with our Spooky Spirit week sponsored by student council. The week's themes are:


Spooky Spirit Week Themes


Monday: Surfers vs. Bikers (Hawaiian/Beach Wear vs. Harley Davison type clothes)


Tuesday: Twin Day


Wednesday: Everything but a Backpack Day


Thursday: Country vs. Country Club


Friday: Formal

Moment of Silence

Magee has started a daily "moment of silence" during the morning announcements. Students may use this moment for mindfulness, reflection, etc. Please talk with your student how you would like them to use their moment of silence.
TUSD1 Magee MS Welcome video v3

Come Support Local Fall Festivals

Come support some of our community Fall Festivals!


City of Tucson Boo Bash @ Lincon Park: Saturday, October 22nd 4-7PM

Dietz K-8 School: Friday, October 28th @ 5PM

Steele Fall Festival: Friday, October 28th 5-7 PM

Collier Monster Mash: Saturday, October 29th 4-8 PM