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MIS Registration and Open House Reminder

Online Registration — Online registration will open at noon on Monday for the 2013-14 school year through PowerSchool.  To register your student(s), logon to the PowerSchool parent portal and access your student’s account.  Then, follow the prompts.

Walk-In Registration — We will be open for walk in registrations next Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00-7:00 p.m.

Textbook Rental Fees — We would also like to remind you that book rental payment is due no later than the first day of school.  If you are on deferred payment, then the due date will be September 20th this year.  We will have tables available to collect payment during open house should you like to take advantage of this opportunity.  Otherwise, please send with your child on the first day of school.

Open House/Meet the Teacher Nights — Please note that there is no formal presentation per se on any of these evenings.  Therefore, if you can’t make it until 6:45 or 7:00, please know you will still get the same opportunity to see the building/classrooms and meet the teachers:

  • 5th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Wednesday, July 24th
  • 6th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Thursday, July 25th
  • 4th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Monday, July 29th

First Day of School – Wednesday, July 31st  

MIS News 6/13/2013

2013-2014 School Year Registration — Again this year, registration can be done online from any computer with internet access (available 24 hours with this method) or by coming into the building during the times specified below.  As soon as we have dates for the opening of online access, we will let you know via email.  After registering, you will have the ability to print your child’s schedule which will also contain his/her locker number and combination.  You are welcome to come in during any of the times listed in the upcoming dates below to practice opening the locker or see the building.  During the specified open house nights, teachers will be available by grade levels on the night listed for each grade.

July 24th – Registration (12-7pm)/5th Grade Open House (6:30-7:30)

-July 25th – Registration (12-7pm)/ 6th Grade Open House (6:30-7:30)

-July 29th – 4th Grade Open House (6:30-7:30pm)

-July 31st – 1st Day of School

ISTEP Update – due to the issues experienced during the last portion of ISTEP, the Department of Education is currently working on a Multiple-Choice validity analysis.  We have not been given a specific date for the release of these scores; however, it sounds like they are shooting for mid-July.  As soon as we are made aware, we will be in contact through electronic means to keep you updated.

Electronic report cards went live on May 31.

End of Year Thanks — Thanks to the many parents who attended awards programs.  Also, huge thanks to those 6th grade parents who assisted with “survivor day”.  I know the students enjoyed themselves greatly.

Summer Athletic Camps — Link to all summer camp/conditioning information that the high school will be hosting:  http://gchs.gcsc.k12.in.us/?page_id=4557

MIS Registration Update

Online registration is now open for the 2012-13 school year through PowerSchool.  To register your students, log on to the PowerSchool parent portal and access your student’s account.  Then, follow the prompts.

We will be open for walk in registrations tomorrow and Thursday from 12:00-7:00 p.m.

Almost 200 students have already been registered online.  If you took advantage of this early yesterday morning, your child’s schedule may not have included his/her locker number and combination.  Those are now available by logging back in and reprinting the schedule.

We would also like to remind you that book rental payment is due by August 1st.  We will have tables available to collect payment during open house should you like to take advantage of this opportunity.  Otherwise, please send with your child on the first day of school.

Open House/Meet the Teacher Nights (please note that there is no formal presentation per se on this evening so if you can’t make it until 6:45 or 7:00, please know you will still get the same opportunity to see the building/classrooms and meet the teachers) :

5th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Wednesday, July 25th

6th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Thursday, July 26th

4th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Monday, July 30th

First Day of School – Wednesday, August 1st

Meet Your Teacher Nights

Maxwell will be hosting Meet Your Teacher nights prior to beginning the new school year.  The dates and times for these nights are as follows:

  • 5th Grade — Wednesday, July 25 (6:30 – 7:30)
  • 6th Grade — Thursday, July 26 (6:30 – 7:30)
  • 4th Grade — Monday, July 30 (6:30 – 7:30)

This is a great way for students and parents to get to know their teachers before the 1st day of the school year.  We hope to see you soon!

Back to School Information

Registration for the 2012-13 school year will be available online as well as in the traditional manner of visiting the school.  Please be on the lookout for more information regarding the directions for completing the online registration process.  If you plan to attend at the building, please note that we will be open from noon to 7pm on July 25th and 26th. If you know of someone who does not have email access, please pass this information along to them.

Open House/Meet the Teacher Nights:

5th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Wednesday, July 25th

6th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Thursday, July 26th

4th Grade: 6:30-7:30pm – Monday, July 30th

First Day of School – Wednesday, August 1st (Blue Day)

School Supply Lists: 2012-2013 School Supply Lists

Dates and Events

**School student day 7:50 AM - 2:10 PM and office hours from 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

*Please see our "News" tab above for other news and opportunities around MIS, GC, and the local community.

** Weekly editions of the 2017/2018 Principal's Update are now posted under "MIS News."

-Classes start at 7:50 a.m. Doors to parent drop-off at Door 10 open at 7:40. Please use parent entrance off of CR 500 North.

-Don't forget to update your child's transportation information using School Dismissal Manager. Please make changes by 1:30 to ensure that your child is properly notified of changes.

-We are pleased to offer a Grab and Go style breakfast to students this year.

SHOP ONLINE: Support our school. Simply go to www.schoolstore.com, select our school and let the shopping begin!! Feel free to share with family members and friends.

Upcoming Dates:
September 27th: Picture Re-Takes
September 28th: K-Kids Meeting (7:00am)
October 25th: PTO "Dine to Donate" @ Dairy Queen (4-7pm)
October 28th: PTO Fall Fest (2-4pm)
November 15th: Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Night