Fun times with “Buddies”. Older grades are paired up with younger grades for the year and have many Friday mornings throughout the year where they get together to read, play games, and create art projects together. This is another favorite MES tradition that has returned after a long hiatus due to Covid restrictions.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

What a fantastic night we had last Friday with our first Community Dinner since February 2020, the Band Concert, and the 4th grade Literacy demonstration.  Several parents commented on how wonderful it was to have these social gatherings again at the school. We have an amazing 4th grade band this year, the largest ever (pictured below), and here’s the link to the videos of our 4th graders explaining one part of their literacy instruction: Literacy demonstration

Next Tuesday, Feb. 7th, is our 100th Day of school!  Students are invited to be creative and bring in their 100th Day project or collection of 100 somethings to share.

We need your trash! We will be doing a school-wide recycling art project this spring with Sarah Lillibridge from LRSWMD. Send in your bottle caps, plastic and metal, all colors, shapes and sizes.  Also, we need lots of old newspapers for our March STEAM Community Dinner engineering challenges. Drop off your newspapers in the office.

Calendar of events:

No School this Friday, Feb. 3rd.  This is a teacher professional development day.

Thurs. 2/9 – P.U.P.S. meeting, 6:00, MES Library (Come help us plan the dance)

Fri, 2/10 – Community Meeting, 8:05-8:45

Fri, 2/17 – MES Kindness Day (see teachers’ newsletters for more info)

Fri, 2/17 – PUPS Dance in the MES gym, 6:00

Fri, 2/24 – Community Meeting, 8:05-8:45

Fri, 2/24 – Winter Carnival, 12:30-2:30 (We could use some parent volunteers)\

Feb. 27- March 7 – Winter Break, NO SCHOOL

Tues. March 7, Town Meeting Day, Please vote to support your town and local schools.

Calendar Note:  Friday, Feb. 17th is National Random Acts of Kindness Day.  Because we have been trying to celebrate our elementary school holidays with more equity in mind, we will not celebrate “Valentine’s Day” per se, but instead will celebrate on the National Random Acts of Kindness Day and call it “MES Kindness Day”.  See your teacher’s newsletters for ideas of how your child’s class is celebrating friendship and kindness that day.

Morristown Centennial Library

  • La Leche League: 2/9, noon: Open to all families who are providing breast milk to their child or would like to learn more.
  • Musical Storytime: Saturdays, 11AM: Musical picture books, songs, movement. Recommended for ages 2-5.
  • PJ Storytime: 2/7, 6PM: Cuddle up by the fire in your favorite jammies for an evening storytime.
  • Knitting: Tuesdays, 10AM

Lamoille Area Coaching Collaborative


Kate Torrey, MES Principal

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