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Principal’s Update 10/6


  1. Student Council Red Ribbon Week    RED RIBBON WEEK OCT 2017
  2. GCHS Trick-or-Treat for Riley Information   ToT – elem (3)

3/4.  NASA Annual 5th and 6th grade Drug Awareness Calendar Contest       2017 Calendar Contest Fact Sheet Final 2017 Calendar Poster Contest Rules


  1. Computer Science Clubs: Advanced and Beginner:  Registration is now closed.  Clubs will begin on Monday, October 23 for the afternoon groups and Wednesday, October 25 for the Wednesday morning group.  If you registered your child, you should have received a confirmation letter from their club leader and a T-shirt order form.  If you have not received your confirmation letter, please contact Mrs. Smith at

The deadline for ordering the CSC T-shirt has been extended and will be due by Wednesday, October 25.  A copy of the form has been attached to this newsletter.   CSC Flyer w_registration 2017

  1. Robotics Team:  Robotics team meetings after break will be every Mondayand Wednesday from 2:15 to 4:15pm.  Competitions will be November 11th at Doe Creek Middle School  and December 2nd at Brookview Elementary with the arrival times to be announced.  T-shirt orders will be distributed after Fall Break.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Smith at
  1.  Maxwell Intermediate School Fall Fest  – Sponsored by the PTO

Saturday, October 28th

2pm – 4pm

****Games, Contests, and a Cakewalk!!!

****Make sure to bring your pumpkin and wear your costumes for the Pumpkin Decorating and Costume Contests! Winners will receive prizes!!!!!

Parents, if you are interested in volunteering to run one of the games, please sign up via by October 24thThe number of games offered is dependent on the number of volunteers. If you have any question regarding the fall festival, please contact Bridget Nash-Chrabascz at

  1. Clinic Reminder:  All medication, including over the counter, requires a request to administer document to be completed and brought to school by a parent or guardian.  The request to administer form as well as quite a bit of other health related information can be found at the following link:  Please note that cough drops are exempt from this policy.
  1. PE News:  Congratulations to McKenna H., Madeline H. and Hallie S. for completing the September At Home Fitness Challenge!!
  1.  Fall Break: Please remember that the two week Fall Break begins Monday, October 9th.  School will resume following break on Monday, October 23rd.  We hope you have a safe and restful fall break.
  1.  Parent/Teacher Conferences:  P/T conferences will occur over two evenings (November 2nd & November 9th) from 4-7pm.  If you have not already signed up for a time/date and would still like one, please contact your child’s homeroom teacher.
  1.  Keeping up with the latest at MIS:

– MIS Facebook:

–  MIS Event Calendar: This will be updated throughout the year.

–  MIS Website: (The “Team Pages” Link for latest homework, etc)

–  MIS Lunch Menu:

– MIS PTO Facebook:

– MIS PTO Email Contact:

– MIS Twitter Feeds (#proud2bMIS, #MISgotchas):


Mrs. Greulich:  @MIS_AsstPrin

4th Grade:
Mrs. Deom:  @deom_laura

Mr. Gilman:  @MrGilman_MIS

Mrs. Hall:  @mrs__hall_

Mrs. Heller:  @klh181967


Mrs. Herron: @MrsHerronMIS

Mrs. Tilley:  @ajdctilley

5th Grade:
Mr. Berrier:   @BerrierScott

Mrs. Wayne:  @wayne5th

6th Grade:  

Mrs. Blasdel:  @Mrs_Blasdel

Mr. Cooper: @hangwithcooper6

Mrs. Glant: @MrsGlant

Mrs. Proper:  @kristine_proper

Miss Strifler: @MissStriflerMIS


Mrs. Muehl:  @MissMuehlArt

Mrs. Reynolds:  @GCSCArtTeach


Mrs. Fletcher:  @FletchComputers


Mrs. Beuoy:  @MrsBeuoy

Academic Coaches:

Mrs. Leliaert:  (MIS Math Coach):  @lleliaert

Mrs. Wright (MIS Literacy Coach): @rachellew67

Upcoming Dates:

October 9th-20th:  Fall Break

October 23rd:  School Resumes

October 23rd:  Computer Science Afternoon Club Starts

October 25th:  Computer Science Before School Club Starts

October 25th:  PTO “Dine to Donate” @ Dairy Queen (4-7pm)

October 28th:  PTO Fall Fest (2-4pm)

November 2nd & 9th:  Parent/Teacher Conferences (4-7pm)

November 15th:  Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Night – 6:30-7:30pm

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.

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Upcoming Dates:

July 25th: 5th Grade Meet the Teacher Night/Open House 6:30-7:30pm
July 26th: 6th Grade Meet the Teacher Night/Open House 6:30-7:30pm
July 30th: 4th Grade Meet the Teacher Night/Open House 6:30-7:30pm