MIS News February 8th, 2019

weekly school News

** Each week be sure to scroll to the bottom of the weekly newsletter for all kinds of community and extracurricular activities/events (basketball, dance, cheerleading, cross country, etc...)

1. Pennies for Patients (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Council Fundraiser): FEBRUARY 11th-15th

*Monday- (donation of pennies): From Diagnosis to Cure- Wear orange or green to show you support the fight against Leukemia and Lymphoma.

*Tuesday- (donation of nickels): Shine Bright to Fight Cancer- wear your sunglasses and brightest clothes.

*Wednesday- (donation of dimes): WE Fight Cancer- wear your camo gear

*Thursday- (donation of quarters): Superheroes Help Fight Cancer- dress up like your favorite superhero

*Friday- (donation of dollars) *must donate a dollar to wear the hat: Hats off to Leukemia- wear a hat

2. CANDY GRAMS: Student Council will be selling candy grams at lunch this week. For $1, you can send candy and a note of kindness to the person of your choice. All proceeds will go towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma fundraiser.

3. GC Kindergarten Round-Up: Please share with your neighbors and friends who may have Kindergarten-Aged Children

4. Health Ed Pros: We are pleased to inform you that your 5th or 6th grade child is scheduled to participate in human growth and development programming this year with Health Ed Pros. A parent information meeting will be held at Greenfield Intermediate School on February 27th from 6:30-8:00pm. See the attached document for more information as well as to give your child permission to participate or to pull them from the program. Please note a paper copy of this document was sent home earlier this week as well.

5. Cadet Guard: Congratulations to the GC Intermediate Cadet Guard on a Silver Rating at their first ever competition.

6. MIS Archaeology Club Information

7. Gotcha Prize Winners: We would like to recognize the following students for exhibiting great character throughout the week. They were selected as our "Gotcha" prize winners this week:

Marley F., Jeweliana B., Nevaeh C., Lanie K., Wyatt H., and Nathaniel T.

8. AskRose Homework Help: Trained Rose-Hulman tutors provide free help to students in math and science. This support is available Sunday-Thursday, 7pm to 10pm (877-Ask-Rose).

9. Library News: Did you know we have eBooks available for MIS students? We received them through the Greenfield-Central School Foundation and want to spread the word. Below is a tutorial you can watch on how to gain access. The eBooks can be read on iPads or Chromebooks. Students can download the books for offline access as well. Should you have questions regarding this, please contact Ms. Lucy Gellert, GC Director of Library Services at lrgellert@gcsc.k12.in.us.

10. Camp Invention: The 2019 camp will be July 15-19th at J.B. Stephens Elementary from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost per child is $230. The camp is for children entering grade K-6. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Ms. Amanda Bradford at abradford@gcsc.k12.in.us.

11. Breakfast & 2 Hour Delays: In the event of a 2 hour delay this year, breakfast will not be served on these days. This is due to the fact that upon student arrival our lunch staff will already be in the process of prepping lunch.

12. Safe School Alert: SafeSchools Alert is our district's tip reporting service. If you have information about a threat to our safety, do your part and report it. Please remember, you can remain anonymous. Should you have a need to report an issue, please click on the link below for details on how to do so.

13. #thankfulThursday: As mentioned earlier this year, we had a large group of staff members who met on several occasions over the summer to discuss our old "Behavior Card." The goal was to find a way to make this a more positive communication tool for our parents and students. This card was created as a scaled feedback tool to provide you with, not only the traditional information you have always received, but also a glimpse into the positive choices and leadership that your child is displaying throughout his/her day.

Knowing this, the office staff is requesting your help again. We would like to share with our staff regular, positive feedback from a variety of sources. Please take a few moments and use the link below to provide some encouragement to those folks that are making a major difference in your child's future. These comments can be anonymous, or you can provide your name. The office staff will use the provided comments every Thursday for our #thankfulThursday movement. The attached form can be completed, as little or often as you like, throughout the entire school year. We appreciate your continued support in growing the culture of gratitude that already exists at MIS!!

A couple of comments that have been shared:

"I always appreciate Mrs Warner’s positive attitude and willingness to always do what’s best for the student!"

"I want to thank Mr. Berrier for providing a very positive learning environment. We would have to say this has been our child’s best year yet of school not just academically but also socially! Thanks for all you do for the entire student body!"

14. School Dismissal Manager: Should you still need to sign up for School Dismissal Manager, please click the link below.

15. Volunteer Forms: Click on the link. Once you are on the page, click on the red apply button in the upper right hand corner to complete the process.

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Upcoming Dates

February 12th: Yearbook Activity Pictures

February 27th: Hoops for Heart - 2:15-3:30pm

February 27th: Parent Preview Night for Human Growth and Development Presentations - Grades 5/6 @GIS - 6:30-8:00pm

February 28th: K-Kids Meeting - 7:00am

March 6th: 5th Grade Human Growth/Development Program

March 12th: 6th Grade Human Growth/Development Program



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