Wednesday Notes 11-1-17

Parent/Teacher Conferences:  Conferences have been scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, November 2nd. Report Cards will be given to parents who attend.  If you have a scheduled time and are unable to attend, please contact the school office.  Report cards for students whose parents are unable to meet will be sent home in their Wednesday folder on November 8th.

NO SCHOOL:  Students will not have school on Thursday, November 2nd, due to parent/teacher conferences.

Lunch Reminder:  Walking tacos are on November 8th.  Hamburgers will be served on November 15th.  Notes were sent home if this affected your child.   Middle School forms were misprinted.

Sarris Candy Sale:  Sarris Candy fliers were sent home last week in your child’s Wednesday folder.  This fundraiser is used to help offset tuition costs.  Money and orders will be due on Wednesday, November 15th.  The candy will be delivered on Thursday, December 14th.

Scholastic Book Fair:  The Scholastic Book Fair will be held November 1 – 3.  Younger students will be able to make a wish list for parents on November 1stParents are invited to shop during Parent/Teacher Conferences. 

Highland Photography: School picture orders and money are due Friday, November 3rd.  If you are not ordering pictures, please return the envelope.

Shop ‘n Save SEED Program:  The Pittsburgh Zoo will be at MMCS for an Endangered Species Program for grades 6 – 8 on Monday, November 6th.  Programs have been scheduled for all classes.  Grades K – 5 will have a program December 1st.

Chapel:  Grandparents and parents are invited to attend chapel on Wednesday, November 8th.  Honor Roll Ribbons and Attendance Awards will be presented. Please only use the glass doors to the new sanctuary.

Red, White, & Blue Day:  Students may wear Red, White and Blue on Thursday, November 9th, for Veteran’s Day.

Veteran’s Day:  We will not have school on Friday, November 10th, in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Thanksgiving Feast:  The feast will be held on Wednesday, November 22nd.  All students have been asked to bring something.  Please send the items to school on the date requested.

Thanksgiving Break:  Students will be dismissed at 2:15 on Wednesday, November 22nd.  School will be closed Thursday, November 23rd to November 27th.

Magical Night of Giving:  The 2017 Magical Night of Giving will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 6 to 9 PM at the Morgantown Mall.  We are selling tickets for $5 each that will entitle you to receive the exclusive discounts at stores and enters you for the prize drawings.  Prize winners must be 18 or older.  Volunteers will also be needed to sell tickets at the event.  If you took tickets to sell, the money is due Friday, November 3rd.  You may also turn in any unsold tickets to MMCS.  MMCS gets to keep the $5 from each ticket sold.  The 3 organizations with the most ticket sales will get additional cash prizes from the mall.  Visit www.morgantownmall.com/events-news/event/magical-night-of-giving for more information.  The grand prize shopping sprees will each be worth $1,000.

Christmas Store:  Forms are in your child’s Wednesday folder for Christmas Store.  The Christmas Store will be held by the PTF from December 4th – 8th during school hours.  We do not try to make money on this event.  The purpose of the store is to give all of our students an opportunity to purchase Christmas gifts for immediate family members.  The money and forms are due on November 21st.

Five Below:  MMCS will earn 10% of all sales on Black Friday weekend, November 24th – 27th.  We will be sending home fliers.  Please distribute them to anyone whom you feel may be interested in helping us earn extra PTF money while they shop!  If you need extra fliers, please contact the school office.  We will earn money from the Uniontown (121 Matthews Drive) and Morgantown (1070 Giant Street) locations.

 

The School’s Mission Project for October will be Operation Christmas Child.  Below is a list of the items that we would like for each class to help donate so that a less fortunate child may have a present for Christmas.  Please send all donations to school with your child by November 1st.

Preschool & 5th grade:  TOYS:  small cars, dolls, balls, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, slinky, small Etch-A Sketch, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), small stuffed animals, etc.

Kindergarten:  Sandwich sized Ziploc baggies, T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (extra batteries)

1st/3rd/4th grades:  SCHOOL SUPPLIES:  pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons,  markers, stamps & ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring books, picture books, etc.

2nd grade:  SMALL STUFFED ANIMALS:  beanie baby size

6th/7th/8th grades:  TOILETRIES:  toothbrush, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.

 

The email address for the MMCS School Board is mmcsboard@gmail.com.  If you have any questions, or concerns, please contact Mrs. D. or the school board.

 

We still have Sheetz coupon books available in the office for $10 each.  These would make a great stocking stuffer!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 1 – 3:  Scholastic Book Fair

November 2:  No School – Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 3:  Picture Orders are Due for Highland Photography

November 6:  Shop ‘N Save Program:  Endangered Species with the Pittsburgh Zoo for Grades 6 – 8

November 8:  Chapel at 9:05 AM

November 9:  Wear Red, White, & Blue

November 10:  No School for Veteran’s Day

November 16:  Candy Sale Money and Orders Due

November 21:  Christmas Store Money Due

November 22:  Thanksgiving Feast & 1 Hour Early Dismissal

November 23 – 27:  No School for Thanksgiving Break

December 4:  Applebee Fundraiser for MMCS 11 AM to 9 PM

December 4 – 8:  Christmas Store

December 14:  Sarris Candy Delivery

December 15:  Christmas Program at 1:15 for grades K – 5

December 20:  Progress Reports for the 2nd 9 Weeks

December 22 – January 1:  No School