Event OCT 29th
The 7th and 8th graders are hosting a Maker’s Market on Friday, October 29! We will be selling plants, bracelets, and resin jewelry trays and keychains. Items will range from $2-$15. This Sale is CASH ONLY.
We will be set up outside along the 64th street line 11-11:30 and 3:00-3:30
PICTURE PACKAGES & PROOFS WILL BE SENT HOME TODAY AND EARLY NEXT WEEK
- Picture Retake Day, Tuesday, November 9th
- Retake day is for students who were absent on photo day, and for any student who is retaking their photo. If families ordered a picture package before picture day and did not like it, their student needs to bring the picture package back on retake day and take a new picture. Another picture package will be sent to school.
PTO FUNDRAISER: PTO fundraiser dates: NOW – Nov 1st
Poppin Popcorn Forms went home in backpacks this week. Please consider fundraising to help us with our goals! We are raising money for uniforms for our brand new High School Drumline and for the startup costs for our high school students’ T-shirt Design Studio Occupation.
Here’s how to Fundraise:
- Each seller must register at www.SupportMyFundraiser.org
- Our GROUP ID # is 119180.
- When Registering, complete the seller information, click the Next button and then start sharing to social media, friends and family!
- PDF of How to Register HERE
PTO fundraiser dates: NOW – Nov 1st
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY –
Family Advisory Board Information Session
Oct 28, 2021 06:00 PM
The Milwaukee Office of Early Childhood initiatives is looking for individuals who have an interest in what’s best for children prenatally to age 3. Come learn more about the Family Advisory Board and how you can participate.
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/vhhdut3z
NURSE SARAH has created a website where you can view information about staying healthy, download school forms and more. Check it out!
GOOGLE WEBSITE: https://tinyurl.com/MacNurseSarah
HS BASKETBALL ANNOUNCER NEEDED!
Have you ever dreamed of being a sports announcer? Now is your chance to live out that dream! Juneau Boys Basketball is in need of an announcer for home games this winter season. It is a paid position, and the announcer would be responsible for announcing 11 varsity games. Game dates are as follows:
- November 23 and 30
- December 9 and 14
- January 5, 18, and 25
- February 11, 18, 23, and 25
Please reach out to Ms. Schenk if you are interested in this opportunity so that we can get you hired. If you know of any parents, alumni, or high school students who would be interested, please share this information with them as well. Thank you! Ms. Schenk can be reached at 414-935-1438 and via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT DATES – Please mark your calendars
MAC (Montessori Advisory Committee) Meeting
November 1 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM (virtual)
The Montessori Advisory Committee (MAC) needs your thoughts, ideas, and voice. Join us to help strengthen Montessori education in Milwaukee. Be part of a committee working to make MPS a global leader in Montessori practice. Everyone is welcome at all meetings. Zoom link will be shared soon!
6:00 – 7:30 PM
The District Advisory Council (DAC) meets monthly to learn about and advise on district strategies and programs impacting families, particularly related to Title I.
This will be a virtual meeting. Link to join the meeting is HERE
Picture Retake day
Tuesday, November 9th
NO SCHOOL MONDAY, November 15th (Record Day)
REMINDER: NEWSLETTER OPT OUT. Are you already reading our newsletter via email or text? Any family can choose to opt out of the paper newsletter if they wish. Please complete the form below to opt-out, or if you have multiple MacDowell students – tell us who should get the paper newsletter. https://forms.gle/GKyCUQaTRsxQpv9y7
REMINDER: THE PARENT LIBRARY!
We have a wide variety of books and audiobooks on the topic of parenting that guardians may check out if they wish. Please see the list here and touch base with Ms. Claudine if you are interested in a copy. Books/audiobooks would be checked out under the student’s name and could be delivered through the student or picked up from the main office. Please see the list with links to descriptions HERE.
TRAVEL THE WORLD ON YOUR DAYS OFF SCHOOL: GRADES K5-5TH | 9AM-4PM AT DANCEWORKS. Each Danceworks School Day Off Workshop will explore a different country of the world. Discover traditions, music, and the day to day life of children thousands of miles away. Gain insight and discover similarities between other cultures and peoples. Registration for all workshops will close one week before the workshop date. Space is limited – it’s never too early to register! Masks will be required to be worn by all students regardless of vaccination status. Scholarships available! Applications can be found on their website.
-Danceworks flyer HERE
-Click HERE to Register