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Mac El News and Notes



PRIDE
(Parent Resources for Important Decision in Education)

Thursday, Feb 26
6pm-7pm

GUEST SPEAKERS from IVY TECH, IUK, and our very own guidance counselor, AMY SNYDER

PRIDE classes are being offered to help parents help their children!

We will be sharing information on how parents can:

* learn about financial aid for college

 * how to choose a college

 * how to encourage good study habits

 * and much more!

Our focus this month will be on setting college goals and understanding how to prepare our students for their future. Please come, ask questions, and learn!

BECAUSEWE ARE GOING TO COLLEGE!



Yearbooks

On Sale now $15 each

You can order online at
 www.jostensyearbooks.com
or fill out the attached form and send into your childs teacher


yearbook.pdf

Congratulations to our Mac El Students! 





E-Learning Reminder:
Please remember to complete your E-learning assignments on time and turn into your teacher per his/her directions.  Students, who do not complete and turn in their E-learning work, will be counted as absent.  Thanks!

Proud to be a
No Excuses University School!
Our students are college bound!
Find out more about the NEU Network of Schools at

http://www.noexcusesu.com/



Message from Department of Education:


The attached newsletter highlights the changes in standards and assessments for this spring.

 

Follow link below for parent protal on the DOE website:

http://www.doe.in.gov/idoe/parent-portal

Parents and Students - Please click on the link to experience the format of the new College and Career Readiness Assessement - otherwise known as Spring 2015 ISTEP.

 

 

Parent Message.pdf
Follow Mac El on Twitter @Macelbraves.
 
If you do not have a twitter account, you can receive text messages by texting 40404 with the  messages:   follow @macelbraves

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Our CIA Winners for 2nd 9 Weeks

The following students were Mac EL's Character In Action (CIA) winners from oursecond Character Assembly. Mac EL PTO helped purchase shirts and backpacks for the winners from a University of the students choice. Mr. Fewell went around to deliver these prizes to our CIA winner this week. The winners were 
 
Logan Glenn, McKenna Mitchell, Brady Mock,
Dakota Dennies, Nevaeh Green, Ben Zelinsky,
Brooklyn Maxwell, Dakota Brown, Hope Martain, Kaitlyn Nice,
Sam Childers, Hannah Evitts, and Hayden Williamson

 
These students displayed what it means to be a person of character at MEU!
 Keep up the GREAT work Mac EL!!





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!

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!

VOLUNTEERS:
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.
BULLYING REPORT AND INCIDENT FORM.pdf

Tweets


Friday, February 27
Abby Candle Delivery Date
3:30pm-6pm
Tuesday, March 10
PTO Meeting 3:30pm
Thursday, March 12
Family Bingo Night
Friday, March 13
End of 3rd Nine Weeks
Mon, Mar 16 - Fri, Mar 20
Spring Intercession

Today, 2/27/2015
High: 16 Low: -5
Partly sunny
1% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/28/2015
High: 23 Low: 18
Mostly cloudy
0% chance of precipitation.