MES Family Update – September 26, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, As I walk around the building and visit classrooms, it is hard to believe we’ve only had 18 days of school.  I’ve seen students engaged in critical thinking math games, working diligently on silent reading stamina, writing stories, and having amazing focus and perseverance during their fall assessments. I’m hearing success stories all over the school of how proud the …

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MES Family Update – September 19, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Last week teachers began administering our fall assessments in early literacy, reading, and math skills. Most of these assessments are done one-on-one with the classroom teacher or with one of our math or literacy intervention teachers. This week we will begin administering the STAR assessments in math (grades 1-4) and reading (K-grade 4). The STAR assessment is a computerized assessment …

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MES Family Update – September 12, 2022

Our first Community Meeting on Sept. 9th. Dear Parents, Guardians, and Families, Our school-wide Community Meeting is one of my all time favorite traditions at MES. The school spirit raises the roof with our songs, student presentations, and awards for students and teachers for following our school expectations. Each class is taking a turn over the next several meetings to present a poster that …

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MES Family Update – September 1, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, We have had such a wonderful start to school.  My Family Update letters will usually come out every Monday, but I just couldn’t wait to tell you how impressed I am with your children this week.  It has been really joyful to see all the families in the hallways walking their children to classes in the morning, and now, all …

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MES Family Update – August 26, 2022

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Families,                                                                Welcome to the MES School Year 2022-2023. The faculty, staff and I are excited to invite your children back for a year filled with community building, fun, school spirit, a few surprises, and of course, high quality learning and social emotional growth for all. We are extremely encouraged and hopeful that we are returning to normal school operations …

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MES Family Update – June 13, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Well, it’s hard to believe that this is my last letter of this school year! And what a year of transformation it has been. This is the year we experienced record numbers of absences among our students and staff due to Covid, and we also know what a toll this has taken on our parents.  You have been amazing and …

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MES Family Update – June 6, 2022

Last week some brave and confident Kindergarteners sang in our talent show and read the stories they wrote to 4th graders. We say goodbye to our Kindy’s on Thursday! High School students from PA joined our Kindergarteners today for their last ECO celebration. See more photos of Field Days at the end of this letter. Dear Parents and Guardians, We had our last Community …

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MES Family Update – May 31, 2022

The entire MES Community braved the raindrops as we marched over to the PA Bandshell on Friday and participated in the Memorial Day Observance.  Teachers had prepared the students for why we remember our veterans on this day, and our students were such a solemn audience and were very impressed with the somberness of this ceremony. Dear Parents and Guardians, Dealing with yet another …

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MES Family Update – May 23, 2022

Dear Families and Caregivers, It’s so hard to believe we only have 16 days left of school. Yet, we still have so much crucial learning going on in classrooms.  Kindergarten and first graders just started new geometry units on 3 dimensional shapes.  Several classes are starting new writing pieces or polishing up old favorites. And our 4th graders are still finishing up their big …

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MES Family Update – May 16, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, Let’s start with the end of the year Calendar of Events. We have a lot to celebrate and there are many events planned.  Please remember that if you would be interested in volunteering for any of these events or your child’s field trip, you must fill out the volunteer paperwork with the criminal background check (available from Kris in the …

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