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MAP Benchmark Assessments: For students in grades two through six, teachers will be sending home your child’s most recent MAP results next week in your child’s communication folder. Please review your child’s RIT scores and contact your child’s teacher should you have questions.
GREAT Program: Grade 5 students have completed the GREAT program with officer Mull.
Portrait Make-up Day: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 is the make-up day for school pictures. If you would like to have your child’s picture retaken, or if your child was absent when photos were taken, or if your child is new to MSI, please take advantage of the make-up day. Proofs will be sent home for you to view. Purchase packages begin at $25.00.
Thanksgiving Luncheon: Reservations for MSI’s Thanksgiving luncheon have been completed and are now closed. If you made reservations, you will receive a ticket and the time scheduled to eat with your child on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Please be sure to check your child’s communication folder.
Student Council: Two projects are being sponsored by Student Council—the canned food drive and the angel tree. The class bringing in the most canned food items will receive a popcorn party and ten extra minutes of recess on Monday, November 23, 2015. For the angel tree project, names of seniors will be chosen by students and needed items will be provided to senior citizens in our community in association with the Council on Aging.
YCT Assessment: On November 24, 2015, MSI will be administering the YCT. This assessment will determine your child’s Chinese language performance level. The YCT will be administered again in May to determine your child’s growth.
Inclement Weather Make-up Days: Please note that the days missed due to the flood on October 5-6, 2015 were not forgiven by the state. Therefore, February 15 and March 2, 2016 will be regular school days. Should we miss more than one day due to additional inclement weather this school year, the next that will become a make-up day is April 1, 2016. In the event that more make-up days are needed, days will be taken from spring break or days will have to be added to the school calendar in June.
Teacher Webpages: Teachers are in the process of constructing class webpages. MSI will be launching teacher webpages during January 2016!
Midland’s STEM Institute is proud to announce our all A/B honor Roll students for Quarter 1 of the 2015-2016 school year.
Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 3: MSI Holiday Program-6:30 p.m. at Christ Central Community Center (former movie theatre 235 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro.)
Dec. 18: Dismissal at Noon
Dec. 21 - Jan. 1: Winter Holidays
Jan. 4: Teacher Workday/No School for Students
March 3: Beauty and the Beast Spring Show
Dates to Remember
MSI is a tobacco and drug free campus. No weapons are allowed on campus. The campus includes all buildings and grounds. Violators will be prosecuted.
Midland’s STEM Institute is proud to announce our all A honor Roll students for Quarter 1 of the 2015-2016 school year.
A message from the Executive Director:
Morning Student Drop-Off: Please help us keep your child safe! Staff members are on duty at 7:30 a.m. to open vehicle doors and help your child safely exit vehicles. For safety reasons, please do not allow students to exit your vehicle until you have driven to the crosswalk and your vehicle door has been opened by a staff member.
Afternoon Pick-Up: Students who have not been picked up by 3:30 p.m. will be placed in the afterschool program, and fees will be assessed.
Team/Club Days: Students who are involved in teams or clubs that meet after school must be signed out by parents or guardians at the conclusion of the team’s practice time.
Vision Screening: Please check your child’s communication folder for vision screenings completed today. Thanks to Mr. Paul Dove and the Lions Club for this valuable service to MSI.
Veteran’s Day Assembly: Thanks to the MSI student chorus, and Ms. Peake for a wonderful Veteran’s Day program. MSI students performed well. MSI thanks the family members who attended, and to military members connected to MSI for their unfailing dedication to preserving our freedom. Special thanks to Mr. Steely Crawford for working with MSI to produce our program. Please view the video posted on our website, featuring military relatives of MSI students.
Student Attendance: Please note that student attendance is critically important. While make-up work is provided, nothing replaces quality teaching and learning. Time out of school means missed learning opportunities for your child that cannot be replaced. Please refer to state attendance requirements for lawful and unlawful absences. In accordance with state law, ten unlawful absences results in automatic retention in the child’s current grade for the next school year. Early dismissals will not be granted after 2:00 p.m.
Georgia Kate Price
Mary M. Swearingen
Deneshia Irby is MSI's student of the week. Deneshia is in Mrs. Smith's third and fourth grade class. Deneshia is a positive role model for her peers and was nominated by her class to run for student vice president. Deneshia always tries her best no matter the challenge set before her. She always has a smile on her face and reminds her classmates to be respectful and responsible. Deneshia truly exhibits the characteristics of a true Maverick. We are so proud to have her at MSI!
STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Nov. 5-20: Canned Food Drive
Nov. 17: Annual Meeting 6 p.m.
Nov. 17: Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 18: Portrait Make-up Day
Nov. 20: Thanksgiving Lunch – Prepaid/Tickets Required
Nov 23:Interim Reports
Nov. 24: YCT Assessment
Now enrolling students for 1st through 6th grade (Kindergarten is full) for the 2015-2016 school year.
Download the 2015-2016 enrollment package here
Midlands STEM Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or immigrant status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle the nondiscrimination policies: For questions pertaining to Section 504 or questions pertaining to Title IX contact the Executive Director of the school at112 Crane Street Winnsboro, SC 29180 .
WINNSBORO, SC 29180