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May 2022 "Final Stop" Jag Blast


Message from Principal:


Hello, Parents!

It is hard to believe that May is already here. We have had a wonderful year, and we are going to do all we can to make this last month a special one for our students! Thank you for ensuring your child has a good day at school by checking your child's folder each night, keeping an appropriate bedtime at home, and arriving on time. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's performance or about any of our school events in May, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

This last month of school is sure to fly by, and I will treasure each day with our students. This is especially true for our 2nd graders. Please know that your child and your family will always be a part of the MAE family...once an MAE Jag, always an MAE Jag!

Sincerely,

Melissa Philley, Principal

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WELCOME TO

MADISON AVENUE ELEMENTARY STATION


DATE REMINDERS!

  • MUFFINS WITH MOM - TUES, MAY 10 - THURS, MAY 12

  • 2022-2023 REGISTRATION DEADLINE - FRIDAY, MAY 13TH

  • A/R CUT-OFF - WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH

  • A/R CELEBRATION - FRIDAY, MAY 20TH

  • FIELD DAY - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25TH

  • LAST DAY OF SCHOOL/REPORT CARDS - FRIDAY, MAY 27TH

  • ***MAY 27TH IS A FULL DAY***

From our PTO PRESIDENTS


Maren and I want to thank all of YOU, the parents, for your generous donations toward our appreciation days. We raised nearly $2,000 for monetary gifts to all teachers and staff, including Café workers. The amazing support and care from our parents is why we do what we do. It has been an honor to work with and on behalf of all of you this year. Thank you again and have a wonderful Summer!


~Tress Johnson & Maren Hutto, PTO Co-Presidents


NOW ON TO OUR STOPS....ALL ABOARD!


CHOO! CHOO! OUR 1ST STOP: MUFFINS WITH MOM

TUESDAY, MAY 10TH - THURSDAY, MAY 12TH!

This delicious NEW event is only days away! The PTO is excited to be hosting MAE's very 1st MUFFINS with MOM! Enjoy a tasty muffin with your child on your designated day. How SWEET is that!

  • 2ND GRADE - TUESDAY, MAY 10TH

  • 1ST GRADE - WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH

  • KINDERGARTEN - THURSDAY, MAY 12TH

TIME : 7:45 AM

LOCATION: OUTSIDE near exterior door of your CHILD'S CLASSROOM

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HOORAY, HOORAY FOR NURSE'S DAY!

NEXT STOP: APPRECIATION STATION - NURSE'S APPRECIATION DAY!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH!

What would we do without Nurse Lizzie to help take care of our kiddos during their most crucial times? From boo-boos to upset stomachs, she has been there for 'em EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Students can honor our wonderful nurse with any special cards, well wishes or gifts of appreciation.

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OUR NEXT STOP: 2022-2023 REGISTRATION

ALL RETURNING & 3RD GRADE STUDENTS

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 13TH!


REMINDER: Please return your completed registration form and a recent utility bill copy to school by FRIDAY, MAY 13TH! MAE will collect these forms for all grades and submit to Upper for the rising 3rd graders.


NOTE: Registration for NEW to MAE 1st or 2nd graders will begin June 6.

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NEXT STOP: YEARBOOK PICK-UP

FRIDAY, MAY 13TH!


Pre-ordered yearbooks will be ready for pick-up in your child's classroom after 1:00 pm.

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NEXT STOP: 4TH QUARTER A/R

CUT-OFF: WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH!

CELEBRATION: FRIDAY, MAY 20TH!

We are getting close to the finish line, and the last A/R cut-off is soon approaching. Let's make these last two weeks count! Kiddos have until the 18th to meet their reading goals. Those who meet their goals will participate in the last and final A/R CELEBRATION of the school YEAR on MAY 20th!

It's going to be SO. MUCH. FUN!!!


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LET THE GAMES BEGIN!!!

NEXT STOP: FIELD DAY!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25TH!

On your marks....Get ready....Set....GO MAE JAGS!!!!


You'll soon receive detailed information from your class teacher on this exciting finale of the year. Until then, please NOTE: This is an OUTDOOR EVENT. ALL children should have a water bottle and wear tennis shoes and sun screen - even a hat if you wish.


Also, in order to make this a fun day our kiddos will not forget, we need LOTS of help from you!!! Parents: Please click on your child's grade to SIGN-UP to help run a game station: Kindergarten / 1st Grade / 2nd Grade. You are also welcome to attend as spectators.

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NEXT STOP: MAE LIBRARY - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

NOW THROUGH END OF MAY! SIGN-UP NOW!

Only a few weeks left and ONE more A/R Celebration to go! With the cut-off being May 18th and our kids scrambling to meet their reading goals, Ms. Bracy will need LOADS of help to get those books back on the shelves! Just 20-30 minutes CAN make a difference! Note: NEW added hours during last week!

Click HERE to sign up for spots in MAY.

Contact: sarah.nasif@gmail.com or 601-218-1773

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NEXT STOP: LUNCH VISITOR SCHEDULE REMINDER

The weather is warming up, and it's the last month of our awesome school year!

What better way to end the year than to lunch with the kiddos?

See the updated schedule below:










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CHOO! CHOO! NEXT STOP: PTO STATION!

2022-2023 PTO CHAIR POSITIONS!


We are still looking to fill these 2022-2023 PTO Chair positions:

  • Membership (Board position) - Maintain PTO membership roster. Plan and coordinate membership drive(s), Back to School Night involvement and Back to School Parent Social.

  • Class Programs Chair - Assist Mr. Hawkins with program/play decorations and other music events. Coordinate with MC video department to film programs.

  • Event Decorations Chair - Plan, coordinate and implement decorations for Back to School, Christmas, Read Across America Day and Kindergarten Registration.

  • Newsletter Chair - Work with PTO Board and Chairs regarding content, and use our digital program, to create the monthly e-newsletter for distribution to all PTO members.

  • Social Media/Marketing Chair - Create social media content, schedule posts, and other marketing ideas and content as needed

If you are interested in serving in one of these positions, please reach out to Tress Johnson (tressjohnson@gmail.com) or Maren Hutto (marenhutto@gmail.com).


A HUGE THANK YOU to ALL PTO MEMBERS & VOLUNTEERS for a wonderful year!


OUR FINAL DESTINATION: THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL PIES!!!

We really couldn't do all this without YOU!!!


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