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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 April 16th

Good evening!  Here are the highlights for this week.  In Reading we are continuing to learn about the environment and Earth Day.  Our vocabulary words for the week are:  citizen, pollution, bash, sorted, incinerator, landfill, frenzy, and timid. In Math we are working on data and graphing. In Writing we are working on opinion writing and starting our poetry unit. Please remind your child to return his/her library books.  All library books must be turned in by May 10th.   Tuesday, A...

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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 a few items on the horizon that I want to be sure you are aware of! :) [*]_Wednesday, April 25 _is our first grade field trip to the firehouse! We will not be needing chaperones on this trip, but we are excited to tour the firehouse and learn how these brave men and women keep our community safe! [*]  [*]STEM:  Our class is in need of paper towel and toilet paper rolls, as well as empty water bottles, for a project that the students will be doing in May. If you have these items...

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1-Mrs. Perdue's Class

Mrs. Perdue's Class News and Information

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

Book Fair Shopping Tomorrow Room 105 will visit the book fair during our regularly scheduled library time.  IF your child is going to purchase a book this is a great time to send money with them.  It will be opened through Thursday.  Thanks so much! Have a great evening!   ...

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1-Ms. Landers

Ms. Landers' Class News and Information

Last Message: Book Fair Volunteers

Good evening, The spring book fair is right around the corner, and the PFO needs your help. In order to have the book fair open for students to shop, they need parent volunteers to come in and help. If you are interested in helping out during the book fair, please follow the link below. The book fair will be open starting Monday 4/9. *The link can be found of the MEC PFO web page at mecpfo.org* *The direct link is **http://signup.com/go/scyCCyH* Our class will have a preview day on Tuesday to see what books the...

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2-Mrs. Borgert's Class

Mrs. Borgert's Class News and Information

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

https://dada-mec.ltschools.org/dada_mail_support_files/file_uploads/files/april%2013.pdf Good Afternoon, Wow!  We have had a great week!  The students are super excited about their root viewers in science.  We will continue learning about plants and seeds next week.  One of the activities involves some supplies that you might have laying around and could send in.  We are in need of egg cartons, empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls, empty water bottles, empty small cardboard boxes, scraps o...

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2-Mrs. Merchant

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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: 3- Mrs. Jones' Third Grade News Message

Good Afternoon! We start our FINAL ROUND of ISTEP on Wednesday and it lasts until next Tuesday! Attendance is super important. The tardy bell rings at 8am.  We will not have word work or homework these next two weeks because of testing.  Curriculum this week: Math: We are working on problem solving review as well as starting a math project related to our money standards. Reading: We are working on question formulating and answering with evidence Writing: We are still working on our partner...

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3-Mr. Betts Class

Mr. Betts Class News and Information

Last Message: 3-Mr. Betts Class Message

Hello Families, Mary Castle Culver's Family Night is this evening from 5 - 8.  If your schedule permits, come out and enjoy a meal and sometime with your family and other MEC families! ISTEP begins tomorrow for 3rd grade.  We'll begin testing at 8:15 a.m. and testing will last through Tuesday, April 24th.   This is the final round of the ISTEP and we have certainly prepared for it!  There will be no homework during this testing window.  Please be sure your child enjoys the free t...

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3-Mrs. Clarke’s Class

Mrs. Clark's Class News and Information

Last Message: Mrs. Clarke Classroom News 4-16-18

Good Afternoon Parents, Below are a few classroom announcements.   ISTEP will start this Wednesday April 18th at 8:15 AM. We will continue testing through Tuesday April 24th. Since our testing time slot is 8:15 AM it will be important for students to arrive early to give enough time to eat breakfast and relax. Any student who is late or absent will test during a makeup testing time. We will have no homework during this week or next so that students can focus on getting rest in the evenings.  We need y...

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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

Hello Parents!  Tonight is Mary Castle Night at Culvers, 5:00 - 8:00 on 96th St.  This is a fun PFO fundraiser for our school....eat dinner and raise some money!  Tomorrow we begin ISTEP testing.  Our kids are ready!!  We have reviewed non-stop in school for the past few weeks.  Now, we just need it to happen!  As always, thanks for being the cheerleaders at home!  You can encourage "personal best," "work slowly and carefully," and "follow the directions....

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4-Mrs. Cannon's Class

Ms. Cannon's Class News and Information

Last Message: Native American Projects

Hi Parents and Friends! Please see a message below about our upcoming Native American tribal celebration and projects!  Donations for projects are welcome!  Contact me with any questions.  (Also sent home, hard copy, in student mailboxes today.) ...

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4-Mrs. Lancaster's Class

Mrs. Lancaster's Class News and Information

Last Message: Culver's Night/ISTEP Tomorrow

Hello families! Tonight is Culver's night for Mary Castle. I will not be able to make it, but even if you can swing through the drive-thru (5-8pm) and mention Mary Castle, you'll be helping out the school tremendously!  As ISTEP begins tomorrow, please be sure your student goes to bed early, ensuring a proper 10 hours of sleep. A healthy breakfast will also be beneficial in kick-starting his/her day. Send a note of encouragement for your student-you can even email me, and I can print it out and put it on...

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4-Mrs. McDonough's Class

Mrs. McDonough's Class News and Information

Last Message: ISTEP begins 4/18/18

Good Afternoon! We are just two school days away from ISTEP Part 2. 4th graders will begin testing on Wednesday, April 18th. Testing will continue through Wednesday, April 25th. Below you will see the approximate times of testing each day. Testing Reminders It is imperative that your child gets an adequate amount of sleep each night (8-10 hours) Your child should also eat a healthy and filling breakfast. We will be testing during the late morning, so I encourage each student to bring a healthy snack. If you are abl...

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4-Ms. Campbell's Class

Ms. Campbell's Class News and Information

Last Message: Istep

Happy Friday! Next week will start Istep 2. We will be taking them all on the computer this round. We will start on Wednesday, April 18th and go until Wednesday, April 25th. During these days students may bring in a healthy snack to eat! A good nights sleep and a healthy breakfast will also get the students ready to take on this big test. They have been working really hard and I know we will rock it! Things they can be doing at home to help: lexia reading for 30 minutes a night Zearn Next week we will be focusing...

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5-Mrs. May's Class

Mrs. May's Class News and Information

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

Good Morning, I can't believe that winter has made a return to Indiana; hopefully it will be a short lived visit! This week, we are taking the ISTEP practice tests for each of the subjects.  Students are required to take the practice test before taking the actual test.  Our testing begins next Wednesday, April 25th.  Your child will be bringing home a white handout that lists the days/subjects for each of the tests.  We test from April 25th - May 2nd.  In addition to taking the ISTEP prac...

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5-Mrs. Maynard's Class

Mrs. Maynard's Class News and Information

Last Message: Last Day to Order Yearbooks Online!

Today is the last day to order a 2017-2018 MEC yearbook online. Please visit www.inter-state.com/yearbook and use the Order Code:  25410Z. Get them while they are still available! 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

SHHH….. It’s a surprise for you child.   I hope you can all help to make this happen. Dear Parents, I’d like to add some fun surprises to your child’s ISTEP daily treats.  I need your help for two of them to happen.   I need a copy of a baby picture of your child with the message: “You got this baby!” on it.  In addition to that, for another day, if you could write an inspirational quote and a short message to your child about how you believe in them ...

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5-Ms. Jones' Class

Ms. Jones Class News and Information

Last Message: 5-Ms. Jones' Class Message

Good evening, Families: Welcome back!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring break with family and enjoyed the holiday.  It was great to see everyone today.  Just a few things: [*]ISTEP+ Round 2 testing window is in 8 school days! I don't have an official start date as of yet, but I will let you know as soon as I find out! Test prep material will be sent home this week and next to continue practicing academic and test taking skills that we have learned in class.  If you have the time to go over the ...

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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: April Newsletter

Good evening families, Here is the April Newsletter.  I hope everyone had a great spring break.  Please contact me if you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the newsletter, science fair, or 3rd quarter grades. 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

Good afternoon and happy sunshine! Starting next week, we will be going through a practice ISTEP test for each of the subjects tested. All students are required to take the practice test prior to taking the official tests starting on April 25th. Here is the schedule for round 2 ISTEP. We will begin testing each day at 9:45 and conclude no later than 11 each day: April 25th--Math 1 &2 April 26th--Math 3 April 27th--Reading 1 April 30th--Reading 2 May 1st----Reading 3 May 2nd---Sciene 1 &2 I am looking for donations...

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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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