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Welcome to Mechanicsville Elementary School. Back to School Night Thursday, September 1 st , 2011 Grades 1 and 2. Introductions. Administration: Nick Shockney, Principal Nicole Jensen, Assistant Principal Office Staff: Ms. Free, Secretary Ms. Morelock, Secretary Ms. Scanlon, Secretary

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Welcome to mechanicsville elementary school

Welcome to Mechanicsville Elementary School

Back to School Night

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Grades 1 and 2


Introductions
Introductions

Administration:

Nick Shockney, Principal

Nicole Jensen, Assistant Principal

Office Staff:

Ms. Free, Secretary

Ms. Morelock, Secretary

Ms. Scanlon, Secretary

Ms. Parker, Nurse

Ms. Preller, School Counselor

Ms. Quinn, Cafeteria Manager


Mes pta
MES PTA

  • Ms. Julie Weaver, President

  • www.mespta.org


Ccps parent guides
CCPS Parent Guides

  • Mr. Bob Lord

  • Ms. Cindy Lord

  • guide@lordindustries.com


The first grade team
The First Grade Team

  • Ms. Blank

  • Ms. Ecker

  • Ms. Escamilla

  • Ms. Purper (Ms. Grieves, Intern)

  • Ms. Rampata


The second grade team
The Second Grade Team

  • Ms. Buchman (Ms. Geiman, Intern)

  • Ms. Heim (Ms. Barnes, Intern)

  • Ms. Lynch (Ms. Shipley, Intern)

  • Ms. Miksa

  • Ms. Winebrunner (Ms. Leidy)


Resource and special areas teams
Resource and Special Areas Teams

  • Ms. Wallace, Special Education

  • Ms. Nott, Special Education

  • Special Areas Teachers


Schedule for tonight
Schedule for Tonight

6:00-6:30 Introductions, PTA, and Parent Guides

7:10-7:30 Volunteer Training (Gym)


Mission and vision
Mission and Vision

Our Vision:

To become a model school of caring, sharing, and high student achievement.

Our Mission:

To work together to promote high student achievement and lifelong learning for all by providing a quality education in a safe learning environment.


Our values
Our Values

  • Collaboration among and across all stakeholders

  • Positive learning environment for our students

  • Life-long learning for all

  • The success of each individual student


Attendance
Attendance

  • Our doors open for students at 8:15 AM.

  • Dismissal begins at 3:05 PM.

  • Students need to be in their seats by 8:35 to avoid being marked tardy (late).

  • If your child is absent, a note must be sent in when your child returns. If a note is not received, the absence will be marked as unverified.

  • After a period of time, unverified absences are coded as UNLAWFUL.

  • Students who leave prior to 3:05 will be marked tardy for the afternoon.

  • Extended absences require prior approval.


Transportation
Transportation

  • Bus transportation is available for every student.

  • We have great bus drivers!

  • Riding the school bus is statistically safer than riding in a car.

  • We have a very small parking lot. Please help us decrease the volume of traffic in our loop.

  • Please adhere to the directions of our staff members in the parking lot.


Cafeteria
Cafeteria

  • Lunch Guests-Please wait at least 2 weeks before coming in to have lunch with your child.

  • Lunch guests must sign in at the office and receive a guest sticker.

  • If at all possible, please purchase breakfast/lunches through the prepay lunch program. This can be done for a few meals, the month, or the year.

  • Pre-pay forms can be found on the MES website.

  • Breakfast available daily.


Lunch prices
Lunch Prices

  • Student lunch: $2.00

  • Milk: $0.50

  • Ice cream $0.75

  • Student breakfast $1.25


Birthday celebrations special activities
Birthday Celebrations/Special Activities

  • Please avoid bring in food for Birthdays (no homemade food items).

  • Special activities involving food items must be pre-approved by the teacher.

  • A good alternative: consider purchasing snacks in the cafeteria for the class at $0.75 per child.

  • An even better idea: pencils and stickers.


Student dress
Student Dress

  • Please make sure students are dressed appropriately and comfortably for learning.

  • Student dress should not be a distraction to the student or other students.

  • Appropriate shoes should be worn daily. Students will be going outside daily for recess and PE.

  • Coats


Parent and guardian involvement
Parent and Guardian Involvement

  • PTA meetings, activities, and events

  • PTA committee chairs

  • Classroom volunteers

  • Field trips

  • Guest speakers

  • Volunteer training

  • We need your help!


Thank you pta
Thank You PTA!

  • LCD projectors

  • Digi-blocks

  • Computer carts

  • Carpets

  • Bird box camera

  • Outdoor classroom Flip cameras

  • Recess equipment

  • After school clubs

  • Ice cream social

  • Spring picnic

  • Mardi Gras


Mes is a green school
MES is a Green School

  • REDUCE/REUSE/RECYCLE

  • Recycling projects

  • Conservation projects

  • Send lunch items in plastic containers instead of baggies.

  • Rain garden, butterfly garden, song bird garden, nature trail, and outdoor classroom.

  • Curricular connections.

  • Please have your children ride the bus to conserve fuel and help reduce emissions!


Pds school
PDS School

  • Professional Development School

  • Stevenson University

  • 9 Senior Interns

  • Sophomore Student Field Experiences

  • 2 Senior Interns from McDaniel College in Physical Education


Mes website www carrollk12 org mes
MES Website: www.carrollk12.org/mes

  • School information

  • Calendar

  • Staff email addresses

  • Newsletters

  • PTA website link

  • Student handbook

  • Menus and meal plans

  • Supply lists

  • School improvement plan

  • Media links


PBIS

  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

  • CARE

  • Expectations

  • CARE tickets

  • CARE goal sheet

  • Student incentives and recognition


Misc information
Misc. Information

  • Flu/H1N1 mist will be combined

  • Alert Now email system

  • Update contact information when changes occur

  • E-School Plus (Home Access Center)


Thank you
Thank You!

  • We are looking forward to a wonderful year!

  • Please feel free to contact us at school if you have any questions.


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