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(For 1/11/21-1/15/21 ) Learn. Empower. Accept. Develop.

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Tuesday, January 12 - Report Cards go Home

Tuesday, January 12 - Garden Day for 1st Grade

Monday, January 18 - District Holiday

Thursday, January 28 - MISD Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting: 6:00-7:30 pm, MHS

Tuesday, February 2 - Progress Reports go Home

Tuesday, February 9 - Garden Day for Kindergarten/PK

Friday, February 12 - Student Holiday/Staff Development Day

Monday, February 15 - District Holiday

Thursday, February 25 - MISD Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting: 6:00-7:30 pm, LCHS

Tuesday, March 9 - Garden Day for 5th Grade

Wednesday, March 10 - 1 pm Elementary Early Release

March 15 - 19 Spring Break

Wednesday, March 24 - Spring Pictures

Thursday, March 25 - MISD Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting: 6:00-7:30 pm, ESC

Tuesday, March 30 - Report Cards go Home

Friday, April 2 - District Holiday

Tuesday, April 13 - Garden Day for 4th Grade

Tuesday, April 20 - Progress Reports go Home

Wednesday, April 28 - 1 pm Elementary Early Release

Tuesday, May 18 - Garden Day for 3rd Grade

Monday, May 24 - 1 pm Elementary Early Release

Tuesday, May 25 - 1 pm Elementary Early Release

7 Habits at Home: Habit 4 - Think Win-Win: Consider Other People's Wins as Well as Your Own

When facing a situation where not everyone’s idea can “win” we have to find the courage to find happiness in resolution of a problem and the great ideas of others. We can find pride in this happiness and being a part of the solution. Being happy for others in their moments of success will create an environment where everyone can feel celebrated and integral to success of the group.

Great Books to Read with Your Family:

  • The Very Clumsy Beetle by Eric Carle

  • The Checker Players by Alan Venable

Nurse Notes

Dear Lone Star Families,

So far 2021 feels like we are stuck inside an episode of "The Twilight Zone" with so much bad news and many disturbing news clips. It is making my 2021 goal of a thankful attitude much more of an effort than I anticipated. But I can persist, see, and appreciate the good that is here. Today I am thankful for the joy of your kids as they exaggeratedly point to tiny scrapes or wiggle a loose tooth to me as they walk by the clinic door following their teacher like adorable ducklings. Tomorrow I will be thankful to hear the exuberant, "Good job, Grandma!" from my special-needs granddaughter as she will praise me for the tiniest of tasks.

I am thankful that MISD is adding a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 testing program for staff and students. Please know that at no time will COVID-19 testing be mandatory.

This program uses Abbott Laboratories BinaxNOW tests provided by the federal government. For individuals who have been exposed to a positive case, testing provides the individual the opportunity to return to in-person instruction in a shorter amount of time than without testing.

The tests are available at no cost to MISD employees and students. If you would like to schedule an appointment for your child to be administered a Rapid Test, please visit the following link below. This website will provide additional information about the testing being provided, access to the consent form for testing, and the ability to schedule an appointment.

The district plans to offer appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the MISD Education Support Center (20774 Eva Street, Montgomery, TX 77356). If your child is sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not send them to their home campus. Testing for students will only be available at the MISD Education Support Center.

Before scheduling an appointment, please consult with your school nurse. Results from the test will be shared with the campus and the nurse will communicate an appropriate return to school date for your child. If you have more than one MISD student needing tested, you will need to make a separate appointment for each student.

Any questions about the program can be directed to Dr. Amy Busby, Director of Special Programs, (936) 276-2244.

http://www.misd.org/page/dis.montgomerymovingforward.rapidtesting


Monica Lemke, R.N.

LSE School Nurse

936-276-4523

monica.lemke@misd.org
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