The Salvation Army of Peru began the sign-up process for all Christmas Assistance programs on Monday, September 29.  Sign-ups will continue on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. through October 31.  Evening sign-ups will be done on Friday, October 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please visit the Salvation Army office at 84 W 2nd Street in Peru, and bring the following documentation:  Identification, Social Security numbers for all members of household, income verification for one month, and documentation of current address.


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Mac El News and Notes

Pumpkin Penny Wars
  Oct 27- Oct 31

Each Class is decorating a pumpkin this week.  They will be displayed next week in the library. All students are invited to vote for their favorite pumpkin, with pennies.

**The money collected will help offset the cost of Turkeys for our Mac El Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Mac EL Food Drive
Nov. 3-14

We will be collecting non-perishable items from Nov. 3- Nov. 14. All donations go to help Maconaquah families. The class per grade level that brings in the most items will earn a pizza party. 
*Please don't send items in glass jars or expired food.

Some ideas:
Cereal, Oatmeal, Fruit Juice, Apple Sauce, Toilet Paper, Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo, Laundry Soap, Pasta, Rice, Beans, Peanut Butter, Canned foods, Crackers, Granola Bars

FAMILY Bingo Night
November 14

PTSO is sponsoring a family bingo night. They will be raffling off gift cards during the evening,  for every non-perishable food item that is brought in, the family will receive a raffle ticket. 
Tickets will also be available to purchase.

Parents:  Please note the following buses are full.  We cannot allow students to ride home with friends for parties and overnights, etc on these buses.  Please make other arrangements if students are going home with each other in the afternoon and ride these buses.  Thank you for your cooperation.
Bus 19, 35, 38 and all buses which have routes on the base!

Mac El University:  Our students are college bound! 
Do you believe?

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Principal's Notes will be posted online every Friday, under the tab on the left.  These include information from Mrs. McPike and Mr. Fewell as well as upcoming dates.
Please check the website each week!

Per Maconaquah School Corporation Board policy, you must complete a limited criminal background check to volunteer, each school year.  This includes volunteering for PTSO, helping in classrooms, and chaperoning field trips.  Please print the volunteer from under the Registration Tab to the left of our home page and send it into the office.

Bullying Report

To make an anonymous report, please print the form and complete as much information as possible, but do not sign your name.  Turn the report into the office at the appropriate building.  Upon receipt of the report, an investigation will be conducted and established procedures will be followed.

False reporting will be dealt with according to the school discipline policy.  Please refer to the student handbook for each building.
Mon, Oct 27 - Fri, Oct 31
Pumpkin Contest
Tuesday, October 28
Book Cart
Mon, Nov 3 - Fri, Nov 14
Food Drive
Friday, November 14
Family Bingo Night 6-7:30pm
Tuesday, November 18
PTO Meeting @ 3:30pm

Today, 10/26/2014
High: 66 Low: 50
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/27/2014
High: 77 Low: 59
Partly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.