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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 5/15/13

ISTEP NEWS – We have finished.  Again, we want to thank everyone as we worked through this issue that was placed upon us.  We greatly appreciate the manner in which the students pushed through.

Lunch Charges – Effective Monday, May 6th, nobody will be able to charge their lunch.  If the need exists, please be sure to send lunch money Monday or place money electronically into your child’s account.  If you have questions, please contact the cafeteria.

GCJHS 7th GRADE BAND!

Attention all 6th grade students and parents!  As you are preparing to transition to the Junior High next year, have you considered becoming a part of the “Cougar Pride” Band program?  Plans will need to be made by the end of this current school year, as student schedules for 7th grade will be based around their participation in Band, and which instrument a student plays.  During the next few weeks, there will be several important events to give you all the info you will need to know about how to join the Band:

-Monday May 13th – MIS 6th graders will visit GCJHS for orientation, including a demonstration concert by the Band

-Friday May 17th – Mr. Poncar will visit your school to test students on instruments

-Tuesday May 28th – Meeting @ GCJHS cafeteria @ 7:00 pm for incoming 7th grade parents (and students, optional) to find out instrument info and sign up for band.

-Look for a letter from Mr. Poncar with more details coming to you via mail soon!

 

MIS News 5/3/13

ISTEP NEWS – Please remember that due to ISTEP testing issues we will be finishing the test next week.  The schedule is as follows by homeroom:

-6th Grade — All Classes — Monday (Science)

-5th Grade — Mrs. Ashley, Mr. Cooper, and Mrs. McClarnon — Monday (Social Studies)

-5th Grade — Mr. Ellars, Miss Greulich, and Mrs. Knecht-Strong — Tuesday (Social Studies)

-4th Grade — Mrs. Dannelley, Mrs. Leliaert, Mrs. Schrank and Mrs. Slaughter — Tuesday (Science)

-4th Grade — Mrs. Deom, Mrs. Heller and Mrs. Ortwein — Wednesday (Science)

Again, we want to thank everyone as we worked through this issue that was placed upon us.  We greatly appreciate the manner in which the students pushed through.

3rd Grade Parent Night at MIS – If you may have a neighbor, friend or family member who falls into this category, please let them know that this event will occur on Monday, May 13th at 6:30pm.

MIS Variety Show – Postponed – new date to be confirmed soon.

Lunch Charges –  Effective Monday, May 6th, nobody will be able to charge their lunch.  If the need exists, please be sure to send lunch money Monday or place money electronically into your child’s account.  If you have questions, please contact the cafeteria.

GCHS In-School Physical Night will be Wednesday, May 8th from 6:00  – 8:30p.m. for any incoming GCSC student Grades K-12. 

-Cost is $25.00.  This year no advanced registration will be required. 

-Incoming K-8 – Please download the physical form on the websites of your child’s school and bring the night of physicals.

-Incoming 9 -12 – Please download all starred items on the high school website, complete in ink, and bring with you the night of physicals.  All starred paperwork, not just a physical, is required of high school students to condition/tryout for a high school team.

-Questions?  Call ConnieJo Harris at 462-9195, ext. 2.

Young Film Makers and Animators Summer Workshop

For the kids who dream of making movies, this is an opportunity to learn the basics of the film making process by collaboratively producing, directing and editing a short film. We will provide HD digital camcorders and computers with professional editing software. Participants just need to bring creativity and a willingness to collaborate! In this introductory level workshop, participants will experience the world of film making, computer animation, and digital video recording and editing.

MVCSC Young Film Makers and Animators Summer Workshop

MIS News 4/9/13

Dr. Hilton — As some of you may know, Dr. Hilton had been serving as assistant principal at MIS in addition to her duties as Human Resources Director which she had held prior to the opening of our building.  Prior to break, we learned that Dr. Hilton would be moving back to the central office full time.  We are very excited to announce that Mr. Jeff Sincroft, teacher from GCJHS, will be filling the spot she left open through the end of the year.

Grandparent’s Luncheon –We are in need of volunteers to help with lunch times as well as book fair.  If you are interested, please contact the office at 326-3121.

GCHS In-School Physical Night — GCHS In-School Physical Night will be Wednesday, May 8th from 6:00-8:30p.m. for any incoming GCSC student Grades K-12. 

  • Cost is $25.00.  This year no advanced registration will be required. 
  • Incoming K-8 – Please download the physical form on the websites of your child’s school and bring the night of physicals.
  • Incoming 9-12 – Please download all starred items on the high school website, complete in ink, and bring with you the night of physicals. 
  • All starred paperwork, not just a physical, is required of high school students to condition/tryout for a high school team.
  • Questions?  Call ConnieJo Harris at 462-9195, ext. 2.
  • IHSAA Physical Form

Summer Camps and Clinics — We have several brochures regarding camps and sport clinic information available in the office.   If your child might have an interest, please have them stop by to see what all is being offered.

MIS News 3/18/13

SNOW MAKE-UP DAYSSchool WILL BE in session on Monday, March 18th and Tuesday, 19th due to snow make-up days.

Grandparent’s Luncheon – This event will be held April 16 (4th grade), April 17 (5th grade), and April 18 (6th grade).  In order to get food orders and amounts correct, we kindly ask that you RSVP for this event.  The forms will be available on our website and be sent home after break.

PTO Movie Nights — The PTO has scheduled two movie nights (yes, we have divided into two nights to hopefully alleviate pick up issues!!).  These will be held on April 8th (4th grade) and April 9th (5th/6th grade).  More information will be coming home after break.

Summer Camps — We have several brochures regarding camps and sport clinic information available in the office.   If your child might have an interest, please have them stop by to see what all is being offered.

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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