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1-Mrs. Ceglio's Class

Ms. Ceglio's Class News and Information

Last Message: Class News

Hello Families, Attached is Class News. We saw the _Addams Family_ musical comedy at Lawrence Central on Thursday.  Many really enjoyed it.  We only saw first 1/2.  If you would like to see entire show, they will be performing it tonight and tomorrow 7PM and Sunday 2:30PM.  Tickets $12/door. _Flower sale_ pick up is next Thursday.  Can you help?  This is from our PFO: *_http://signup.com/go/MWLSJgZ_* The Mary Castle PFO needs your help with volunteering next Thursday May 4th for our a...

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1-Mrs. Frieze’s Class

Mrs. Frieze's Class News and Information

Last Message: The week of April 24

Good evening!  Just a few notes for this week.  Spelling will resume this week.  Our list for the week are plural nouns with s or es.  We will have our test on Friday. Math--we are finishing up measurement and will be working on data and graphing this week.  We will be learning about bar graphs, picture graphs, and line plots. Reading--we are working on using the RACE strategy in our answers.  I am attaching a brief YouTube video that explains the RACE strategy.  https://youtu.be/3r...

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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 from Room 104!  I hope you have had a great week! We have just 4 weeks left of school, and they will be action packed and move so quickly. Please help support your child's work at school- as well as their battle with spring fever-  by reinforcing our Mary Castle expectations . And _please be sure your child arrives on time!   _Many assessments are approaching, and we begin instruction promptly at 8:00 Our May Flower Sale items will be in and ready for pickup next Thursday! Here is a link ...

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1-Mrs. Perdue's Class

Mrs. Perdue's Class News and Information

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

Perdue Press Academic Update: Reading:  We spent last week getting back in the routine of school after spring break.  We are looking at main ideas in a story and finding text evidence to support our answers.  We looked at characters and their feelings.  This week we are focusing on setting and looking for details in our reading.  The class has also been working in "literature circles" and they really are doing a great job of working as a team.  Super job on LEXIA!  We have...

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1-Ms. Landers

Ms. Landers' Class News and Information

Last Message: Upcoming Events

Good afternoon Families, I'm so thankful for the warm weather and sunny days. I hope your family is getting outside to enjoy them as well. There are some really fun and exciting events coming to MEC. I really hope that I will see all of you at these events.  1) Staff vs Students basketball game: Come out and cheer on your very own 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Landers, on Thursday night at 6:30. I will be on the staff team this year, It is a lot of fun for students to watch their teachers playing basketball. Pre-s...

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2-Mrs. Borgert's Class

Mrs. Borgert's Class News and Information

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

Good Afternoon, Congratulations to Eva and Oscar for being the third quarter global citizens! A permission slip came home today for our second grade legacy field trip.  I just need the slip signed and returned by next Tuesday.  There is no fee for this trip. We have been working on creating graphs and reading them.  Tomorrow we will have a test over graphing. We will not be having a spelling list this week, since there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, April 21. In writing, the children created persuasive com...

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2-Mrs. Ellis' Class

Mrs. Ellis' Class News and Information

Last Message: Canned Food Drive

We are kicking off our canned food drive! Please click here for more information! ...

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2-Mrs. Russo's Class

Mrs. Russo's Class News and Information

Last Message: Library Books

Hello Parents! We will have library tomorrow, please have your child bring their library books in the morning! Thank you! ...

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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, Thursday, March 2, (tomorrow) is Read Across America and Dr. Seuss's birthday.  We will celebrate his birthday by reading his books during the day. Your child may bring in any Dr. Seuss books that they may have at home for the day.  Children may also wear pajamas to school on Thursday- March 2 to be comfortable as we curl up with a good book. Thanks for reading, Mrs. Young ...

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2-Ms. Polley's Class

Ms. Polley's Class News and Information

Last Message: April 25th Reminder

Hello wonderful families! I just wanted to remind you of a couple of things about tomorrow!     Don't forget that tomorrow is our class field trip to Lawrence Central to watch the play The Addams Family.  We will not be leaving until 11:45 and therefore your student will not need a lunch to bring.  We will be back to Mary Castle at 1:45 to finish off the day. Also, tomorrow is our Students vs. Staff Basketball Game!  Come cheer on our students or staff from 6:30-8:30.  Send in $1 per ...

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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: Student vs. Staff Basketball Game

Hello! Tomorrow is the Student-Staff Basketball Game at 6:30pm! Hope you can all make it! Also- our grade level basket for the International Festival is arts and crafts! If you are able to donate any items for our basket, please send them in by early next week. :)  Have a great end to the week, Mrs. Jones ...

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3-Mr. Betts Class

Mr. Betts Class News and Information

Last Message: 3-Mr. Betts Class Message

Hello Families, ISTEP+ is underway!  Although this will be a short week, NO School on Friday, we will be testing everyday this week.  Please remind your child to have some fun outside, weather permitting. and get plenty of rest.  There will be little to no homework assigned this week.  For most of our past testing, we've had 100% attendance!  Let's keep that going!  Students in grades 1-6 will continue their participation in a canned food drive during this month of April. All con...

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3-Mrs. Clarke’s Class

Mrs. Clark's Class News and Information

Last Message: Newsletter

Good Evening Parents, Please click below to view this week's video newsletter made with help from Lyric, Leah, Gracie and Aysha. Newsletter Take Care, Mrs. Clarke ...

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3-Mrs. Davis’s Class

Mrs. Davis's Class News and Information

Last Message: News from Mrs. Davis' Class

Hello! As we approach the end of the year, we are still busy learning and having a great time.  This week, we have been studying levers in our unit on simple machines.  Today, we learned about first, second and third class levers .  The students have packets in their blue take home folders with a page where they can find examples of these different types of levers at home.  Hopefully this will be a fun thing for you to do together this evening!  Also, May 4th is next week and that means STAR W...

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4-Miss Cowger's Class

Miss Cowger's Class News and Information

Last Message: A message from Miss Cowger

Hello Parents!  We will be taking the ISTEP test tomorrow, bright and early at 8:15!!  We will be testing each day this week and again on Monday of next week.  PLEASE make sure your child goes to bed early each night.  It was a very sleepy Monday morning today for many kids!! (Including me!)  If you drop off your child in the morning....PLEASE be here on time.  It makes for a smooth transition into the test.  As soon as the morning announcements are over, we begin to get ready for the...

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4-Mrs. Cannon's Class

Ms. Cannon's Class News and Information

Last Message: Mrs. Cannon's News

Dear Parents and Friends, Thank you for your support and encouragement throughout this week's ISTEP Testing.  Your students have done an amazing job this week as they have persevered through schedule changes, testing in the morning, and an introduction to new projects.  I am beyond impressed!   Here are a few notes for next week. _Upcoming events this week in and around The Castle: _ Monday, May 1st:  Students will be stopping and DANCING from 2-10pm for an International Dance Dance Break!!!...

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4-Mrs. Eads' Class

Mrs. Ead's Class News and Information

Last Message: Upcoming Events and Information

Hi Room 405 Families, I just wanted to send out some information to you in regards to current and upcoming events: [*] Students in grades 1-6 are participating in a Can Food Drive during the month of April. All contributions will go to the LECC based food pantry, The Sharing Place. These donations will help support families in Lawrence Township. The students are bringing in items to place in a staff member's cart. Whichever staff member's cart that has the most items in it at the end of the Food Drive will b...

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4-Mrs. Lancaster's Class

Mrs. Lancaster's Class News and Information

Last Message: Week Wrap Up & Flower Sale

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here in fourth grade, but I couldn’t be prouder of your students. They have worked so hard on ISTEP this week and are seeing the reward of months of learning. Encourage them Monday morning, as we have one more day of testing before we’re completely done. If you haven’t already, please send in any canned item donations Monday, as we wrap up our Annual Canned Food Drive. We are so grateful for any and all donations that were already brought in! Our community t...

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4-Mrs. McDonough's Class

Mrs. McDonough's Class News and Information

Last Message: Mark your Calendar!

Good Afternoon Families,  It is hard to believe there is only 6 weeks left of school! There are many exciting events coming up at Mary Castle. Please see the attached flyer for information regarding the Mary Castle Canned Food Drive. It will take place through May 1st.   https://dada-mec.ltschools.org/dada_mail_support_files/file_uploads/files/Food%20Drive.pdf _Upcoming Events_ [*]There will be NO SCHOOL this Friday, April 21st. This was a built in snow make-up day.  [*]ISTEP Multiple Choice: ...

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5-Mr. Creger

Mr. Creger's Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Mr. Creger Message

Good afternoon to all families.  Hopefully, everyone is well rested after the nice, long weekend.  Today was our last day of ISTEP testing!!!  Our schedules won't quite be back to normal until next week.  Attached is this week's newsletter.  Have a great week. ...

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5-Mrs. May's Class

Mrs. May's Class News and Information

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

Happy Sunday!  I hope you are able to enjoy the gorgeous weather today! I will not be at school Monday or Tuesday.  My mom is having surgery on Monday.  Please remind your child to be on their personal best behavior for the substitute and to follow our TROT guidelines (Take charge of your learning, Respect others & the learning environment, Own responsibility, and Think safely).  Arrangements have been made for Ms. Jones, a fellow 5th grade teacher, to administer the Social Studies ISTEP to the...

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5-Mrs. Maynard's Class

Mrs. Maynard's Class News and Information

Last Message: Mrs. Maynard's Classroom Newsletter

Please review our newsletter for this week HERE. Students brought home their IPL Energy Kits and booklets today. Please review the information and assist your child in completing the experiements and worksheet. Completed worksheets are due next Tuesday, May 2nd.  Thank you! Mrs. Maynard 123 ...

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5-Ms. Dorsel's Class

Ms. Dorsel's Class News and Information

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

Hello Families,  Tonight your child brought home an IPL Energy Kit.  Please take time this week and over the weekend to go over the checklist with your child.  Our class can receive a reward if all are returned.  Fifth grade will learn about energy in Science this week.    No homework this week.  Reading: Students are finishing up their storyboards this week and beginning screenplay scripts. They will present the storyboards, just as a professional.  We will look at Greek p...

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5-Ms. Jones' Class

Ms. Jones Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Ms. Jones' Class Message

Good Morning, Today is the last day for ISTEP testing.  Whoohoo!  Your scholar has worked so hard over the pass week and I couldn't be more proud of them.  We have several upcoming events here at MEC.  Please click HERE for this week's newsletter so that you can stay updated.  Enjoy the weather and have a fantastic week! Thank you, Miss Jones ...

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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: Classroom Update

Good evening families, I can't believe we are approaching our last month of school! This year has gone by so fast!  We have just a few announcements for the week.   ISTEP: We will begin ISTEP tomorrow (Tuesday), and will be testing through next Monday.  Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest each night, eats a healthy breakfast each morning, and is present and on time every day this week!  Students with no tardies or absences will be invited to a technology party at the end of the tes...

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6-Mrs. Buhler's Class

Mrs. Buhler's Class News and Information

Last Message: 6-Mrs. Buhler's Class Message

Good afternoon!  Here are a few updates... 1.  Interims will come home Monday instead of today. 2.  Olive Garden will be hosting lunch for the kids on Monday!   Have a great weekend and stay dry! Mrs. Buhler ...

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6-Mrs. McLaren's Class

Mrs. McLaren's Class News and Information

Last Message: 6-Mrs. McLaren's Class Message

April 24, 2017 Good Morning, Just a few updates for this week: ISTEP:  We will begin ISTEP tomorrow with our first 2 tests in math.  Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and eats a healthy breakfast each morning this week.  We will be testing through Monday of next week. Curriculum Update [*]Language Arts:  We are continuing with our mystery unit.  All students have been assigned a mystery novel to read in a literature circle. Lit circles will meet twice a week for the next two...

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