Mac Students interviewed Astronaut Kimiuya Yui while in Space!

View the archived stream below:

Archived webcast of the Maconaquah Space Interview

Transcription of Maconaquah's ARISS contact with Astronaut Kimiya Yui

Amateur Radio International Space Station Contact -- Maconaquah Elementary was selected to be one of 12 schools in the United States to have a conversation with an astronaut that is currently working and living on the International Space Station.  As the space station orbits over Maconaquah on Thursday, August 27, a select group of students from Maconaquah Elementary will have a chance to conduct a live interview with Kimiya Yui, a Japanese astronaut.  Thanks to the work of Mrs. Knolinski, Bill McAlpin, and the Miami county HAM Radio Club for helping Maconaquah students dream BIG!


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Buy your MAC gear here!
Mac Athletics is pleased to announce our first on-line store to purchase Maconaquah athletic gear, sponsored by Indy-based Lids, Inc.  This on-line store will be open year round.  You may design your item by selecting the color, size, and Mac logo for all items purchased.  Items will be shipped directly to you in approximately 1-2 weeks. Click on the following link to take you to the Mac Store!

Mac El News and Notes

Mac El Fall Pictures
September 3

You may pre-order your pictures, follow the link below:

   *** Mac El Fall Pictures

Mac El on the Road
Mac El Staff will be visiting the below locations.  We will have free hot dogs and games.  Come out and have some fun with the Mac El Staff.

August 31, 5pm-6pm
                                @Miami (Miami United Methodist Church

The Wizard of OZ
A Corporation-Wide Musical
Performances will be September 25 & 26

Follow the link for the practice calendar  (updated 8/28/15)
Wizard of Oz Vocal and Dance Rehearsals revised 8.28.15.docx
Message from 
Superintendent Ritz 
to all Parents
Please watch video below:

Proud to be a
No Excuses University School!
Our students are college bound!
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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 bring it into the office with a valid state issued id.

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.


Thursday, September 3
School Pictures

Monday, September 7
Labor Day
NO School
Friday, September 11
AG Day for 4th Grade

Tuesday, September 15
Book Cart
The Book Cart will be going around to all classrooms. All students can bring in a gently used book to exchange.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
ALL Parents invited

Today, 9/2/2015
High: 88 Low: 68
Mostly cloudy
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/3/2015
High: 87 Low: 66
Slight chance thunderstorms
20% chance of precipitation.