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1-Mrs. Ceglio's Class

Ms. Ceglio's Class News and Information

Last Message: Class News

Hello Families, Next Thursday wraps up 1st semester. Report Cards will be available online January 12. THANK YOU for all the donations toward our Gingerbread House making.  Please send in all donations by next Wednesday, December 20th please.  We could still use: candy/house decorations, graham crackers, and vanilla/white frosting in a can. It's Spirit week next week.  See note from Student Council:  MEC SPIRIT WEEK MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 --Sports Day TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 --Crazy Hair...

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1-Mrs. Frieze’s Class

Mrs. Frieze's Class News and Information

Last Message: news for Week of February 19th

Good evening!  It's hard to believe that March starts this week.  It looks like the warmer temperatures are here for a bit so I'll take it.  Outside Recess Finally!!! This week our mentor text is Henry's Freedom Box.  The vocabulary words are:  soar, warehouse, bittersweet, beckoned, steamboat, burst. Our spelling words are words with oi or oy.   In Math we will be finishing up 3 digit addition to 1,000 and begin subtraction up to 1,000. We will have a Pennies for Pati...

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1-Mrs. Goodwin's Class

Mrs. Goodwin's Class News and Information

Last Message: 1-Mrs. Goodwin's Class Message

Hello ! We have been very busy in our classroom! Between making up for lost time during snow days, and assessing, we are always on the move! I have been busy giving the students their DRA (Diagnostic Reading Assessment) and STAR reading assessment. I will send home a report next week about your child's current reading level.  As we start the second semester, in our journey to second grade, I would like to ask you to work with your child each evening on the following: [*]READ READ READ.  Reading daily is...

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1-Mrs. Perdue's Class

Mrs. Perdue's Class News and Information

Last Message: Room 105 Announcement

January 7, 2018 Dear Students, Family and Friends of Room 105, Happy New Year!  I hope all of you have enjoyed the last 2 weeks of being on winter break.  I have enjoyed time with family and friend but have missed my students.   Unfortunately, last Thursday I was working at school and fell resulting in me breaking my wrist.  I am so disappointed that I will not be able to start this semester with all of you.  I am happy to say that Mrs. Johnson has found a certified teacher to step in until I r...

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1-Ms. Landers

Ms. Landers' Class News and Information

Last Message: Snow Day Learning

I hope everyone stayed safe and warm on this icy day. I just wanted to share with you a few things that your child can work on today (in order of importance): Complete Lexia Minutes (if needed) Pearson Math Lessons 8-4  Read for 30 minutes  Work on Multiplication Facts Newsela Article Assigned  Hopefully, I will everyone on Thursday! If you have any questions please let me know. I’ll make sure to answer as quickly as possible, as I am working from home too! Thank you, Regan Landers ...

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2-Mrs. Borgert's Class

Mrs. Borgert's Class News and Information

Last Message: 2-Mrs. Borgert's Class Message

Happy Sunny Afternoon, I just love the sun!    I am looking forward to a few days of warmer temps this week. Attached is the newsletter.  We will pass out Valentines on Wednesday.  The cafeteria will provide us with a snack.\ The children have been working hard!  So hard to believe it is the middle of February already.  Keep up the good work! Sincerely, Kelly Borgert https://dada-mec.ltschools.org/dada_mail_support_files/file_uploads/files/newsletter%20feb%2012.pdf ...

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2-Mrs. Miller's Class

Mrs. Miller's Class News and Information

2-Mrs. Russo's Class

Mrs. Russo's Class News and Information

Last Message: Next Week

MEC SPIRIT WEEK MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 --Sports Day TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 --Crazy Hair Day WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 --SuperHero Day THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 --Pajama Day Please join us in some fun sponsored by Student Council as 1st semester winds down. ...

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2-Mrs. Young's Class

Mrs. Young's Class News and Information

Last Message: 2-Mrs. Young's Class Message

 Hello Families, Next week, we will have Spirit Week.  Please read the information from our Student Council about MEC Spirit Week. MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 --Sports Day TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 --Crazy Hair Day WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 --SuperHero Day THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 --Pajama Day Please join us in some fun sponsored by Student Council as 1st semester winds down Have a wonderful weekend, Mrs. Young ...

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2-Ms. Guynn's Class

Ms. Guynn's Class News and Information

2-Ms. Smelser's Class

Miss Smelser's Class News and Information

Last Message: 2-Ms. Smelser's Class Message

Dear Parents, Thank you so much for your attendance at Parent Teacher conferences.  Your enthusiasm for your children is contagious, and I appreciate all of your support.  Tomorrow I will be working on report cards, and they will be distributed on October 19th.  Some of you have expressed interest in accessing your child's grades online.  Please visit this website to learn how you can obtain a parent username and password. https://ltschools.wufoo.com/forms/skyward-parent-access/ I hope you all...

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3- Mrs. Jones' Third Grade News

3- Mrs. Jones' Third Grade

Last Message: ISTEP Starts Monday

Happy Friday! Monday starts ISTEP testing. We will be testing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each morning. Please make sure that your child gets plenty of rest and is at school on time. Every student has been working so incredibly hard and I can tell that they are going to do their personal best! Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU for sending in all of the testing treats. We have enough treats to last through all of our testing. (both rounds of ISTEP and IREAD!) Thank you for also sending in letters of encouragment. I w...

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3-Mr. Betts Class

Mr. Betts Class News and Information

Last Message: 3-Mr. Betts Class Message

Hello Families, I'm back!  It is such a pleasure to be back and working with your children again!  Thanks for your patience and well wishes.   ISTEP+ Session 1 is right around the corner.  In preparation for next week, we're taking a practice exam this week.  The practice test will help students become familiar with the types of questions and passages they can expect to come across on the actual assessment.  Next Monday, 3rd grade is scheduled to begin the math portion of th...

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3-Mrs. Clarke’s Class

Mrs. Clark's Class News and Information

Last Message: Valentine’s Day

Good Evening Parents, We will be having a Valentine exchange on Wednesday . If your child wants to bring in valentines for their classmates, I ask that they bring in a valentine for every student. See class list below. As always, treats and outside food are not allowed per school rules. If kids want to bring in candy, nut free candy would be fine. Eva             Elly       Lyriq     Brailynn     Journee       Lauren    Christo...

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3-Ms. Fogleman's Class

Ms. Fogleman's Class News and Information

4-Miss Cowger's Class

Miss Cowger's Class News and Information

Last Message: A Message from Ms. Cowger

Happy Friday, Families!  ISTEP testing is here.  Fourth graders will be testing M, Tu, W, and Th of next week.  We will be testing first thing in the morning on these days.  Please know that it is crucial that all students are here on time.  If your student is late to school and our testing has started, he/she will have to wait in a designated holding room until an adult can administer the test.  So, please help your child have four great testing days by making sure he/she:  1.  ...

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4-Mrs. Cannon's Class

Ms. Cannon's Class News and Information

Last Message: Week of Feburary 20

Good afternoon!  I hope you all had a fun and restful President's Day!  As most of you know, Monday, February 27 marks the beginning of ISTEP testing at Mary Castle.  Here is the upcoming test schedule for our class: _Monday_:  Session 1 Math 8:20 – 9:09 _Tuesday_:  Session 1 ELA 8:20 – 8:55 _Wednesday_:  Session 2 ELA (Writing) 8:20 – 9:30 _Thursday_:  Session 1 Science 8:20 – 9:14 N/A This week we will continue practicing for the test as we get read...

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4-Mrs. Lancaster's Class

Mrs. Lancaster's Class News and Information

Last Message: ISTEP-assistance requested

Hello amazing 4th grade families! ISTEP+ Applied Skills is next week, and there are two things about ISTEP that students always look forward to: extra recess and snacks. Ha! That being said, if you are out grocery shopping this weekend and are able to donate any snacks for next week, that would be great. Items such as granola bars, fruit snacks, goldfish, etc would be great. I also like to give each of them a mint (helps with focus) before each day's testing, so if you want to send mints in as well, that would be ...

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4-Mrs. McDonough's Class

Mrs. McDonough's Class News and Information

Last Message: Week of February 19th

Good Afternoon! I hope everyone is enjoying the 3 day weekend! Tomorrow we will have our final Health Ed Pro lesson for the year. Tomorrow we will also begin taking the practice ISTEP test in class.  Wednesday, February 21st Portillo's (116th st. and I-69) will be hosting a Mary Castle Fundraiser. 20% of the proceeds will support the Mary Castle PFO. Stop by to show support for Mary Castle!  ISTEP Part 1 begins next Monday, February 26th for 4th graders. Please make sure your child gets a good nights r...

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4-Ms. Campbell's Class

Ms. Campbell's Class News and Information

Last Message: 4-Ms. Campbell's Class Message

Happy Friday! Istep starts on Monday and ends on Thursday. Please make sure students are getting extra rest and breakfast because we will be starting testing in the morning.  We do have a field trip coming up to the State Museum on Friday, March 16th! We will be leaving around 9:30am and coming back around 1:45pm. A paper will be going out within the next couple weeks for parents/guardians to sign and information about sack lunches. If you would like to volunteer please let me know. You will need a background ch...

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5-Mrs. May's Class

Mrs. May's Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Mrs. May's Class Message

In lieu of a newsletter this week, I just have a few quick announcements.  We have pushed back our test over the American Revolution to next Monday, Feb. 12th.   Please  click here for  the study guide.    Your scholar can also use this quizlet link to study for the test: https://quizlet.com/_4c5bta.  Scholars will need to know the order of events, any dates or names mentioned, and details of the events.  Here are important dates for February:   Fe...

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5-Mrs. Maynard's Class

Mrs. Maynard's Class News and Information

Last Message: Classroom Newsletter 2-23-18

Good evening families. Happy Friday! Please review our classroom newsletter for this week. We have been a very busy bunch! 5th grade will begin ISTEP Applied Skills testing on Thursday, March 1st through Tuesday, March 6th. For more specific information, please see the newsletter.  Have a restful and family filled weekend. Mrs. Maynard ...

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5-Ms. Dorsel's Class

Ms. Dorsel's Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Ms. Dorsel's Class Message

Dear Parents,  Our class is excited about the Portillo's Fund Raiser Tonight.  We choose a time that most students thought they would be available.  I will plan to be there at 6 and hope to see you there.  It will be great to see you all there as a fun get together.  I just want to say thank you again for your wonderful children.  They are such a kind family of students.  It is a warm, supportive environment each day in our room as well as a productive, happy, energetic place to...

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5-Ms. Jones' Class

Ms. Jones Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Ms. Jones' Class Message

Good evening, Families: I hope everyone's hump day was fabulous.  Today, your Scholar completed the Statewide Readiness Test to make sure our systems are working properly for the actual ISTEP.  5th grade will begin our first round of testing on March 2nd through March 6th. We are officially in countdown mode with 14 days left until the first round of ISTEP! It is important for your scholar to be at school daily and on time as they are still learning new material and revisiting old material as well. ...

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5-Ms. Schlotman

Ms. Schlotman's Class News and Information

6-Mr. Avant's Class

Mr. Avant's Class News and Information

6-Mr. Todd's Class

Mr. Todd's Class News and Information

Last Message: January Newsletter

Here is the link for this month's newsletter.  I hope everyone was able to enjoy the beautiful weather today! Mr. Todd ...

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6-Ms. Coake's Class

Ms. Coake's Class News and Information

Last Message: 6-Ms. Coake's Class Message

Happy Tuesday! I hope all are enjoying this near 80 degree day in February!  Starting tomorrow, we will begin our formal ISTEP practice test. As a class, we will go through the test and complete the practice problems for each section: English Language Arts, Math, and Science. This allows time to ensure all know how to navigate and fully utilize the available online tools accessible within each section as well as time to discuss strategies to use when approaching each type of question and h...

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6-Ms. Tippmann's Class

Ms. Tippmann's Class News and Information

Last Message: MEC Room 604 6th Grade News

Thank you for taking the time to participate in the 2017 Parent Teacher Conferences!  Email Difficulties.... Several families had difficulty reaching me via email.  Some have never successfully emailed me and some found success in a hit or miss fashion.  MSDLT had difficulty with my tech profile which included email.  At one point they erased my profile and rebuilt it.  Since then MSDLT has included many different spellings of my name, an incorrect email address previously publicized, etc in ...

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