First Annual Evening of Excellence
Margaretville Central School hosted their first annual Evening of Excellence. Students who had scored a cumulative average of an 89.5 percent or higher during the 2013-2014 school year were recognized and honored for their hard work and accomplishments.
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On November 4th, MCS students and community were inspired by the true life story of one girl's dream to change the world. Rachel Joy Scott was a remarkable 17 year-old who became the first victim of the Columbine High School Shootings. This tragedy, which occurred in 1999, claimed the lives of 12 students and a teacher, as well as both perpetrators. Learning about the life and legacy of this young woman through her journal entries and other writings, students, faculty, staff, parents, and community members became empowered to take her challenge--"To Create a Chain Reaction" Return to our website to see how MCS students, faculty, staff and community members have honored Rachel Scott and accepted her challenge
Congratulations to our November winners for longest Kindness Chain: Ms. Pacheco’s second-grade class! Our FOR Club joined Ms. Pacheco’s class with a celebratory ice cream party for all of the kind acts they displayed. Ms. Smith’s Kindergarten class was our runner-up. Keep displaying those acts of kindness everyone – anyone can be our December winners! You never know what a little kindness can do.
Congratulations to Ms. Asher’s 1st grade class for demonstrating the most acts of kindness in the elementary school for the month of December. Acts included helping classmates and sharing kind words with others. MCS’ FOR club rewarded Ms. Asher’s kind class with an awesome ice cream party! Keep up the good work because we never know how far a little kindness can go!
Maddie's Mark: This year, NYS FCCLA has partnered up with Maddie's Markto sew elephants for the Maddie's Elephants program.FCCLA has already obtained the pattern and began cutting out elephants, with the end goal of making 20 elephants for children diagnosed with cancer. The MCS FACS classroom but may run out pretty quickly. These elephants are hand made by a volunteer using donated materials so this is where they need help. They need donated materials (fabric and thread). Ideally they would like to work with cotton material which is the easiest to use but they accept any donations as they can make them work.
Resources for Families of ELLs:
We are pleased to inform you about the resources for families of ELLs Blueprint for ELL Success and Documents on the Common Core: the Blueprint for ELL Success and documents from Engage have been translated into Spanish and are available for download via the links below. Also provided are the links to the corresponding documents in English.
ELL Blueprint (Spanish) ELL Blueprint (English)
Four Engage NY documents (Spanish)Four Engage NY documents (English)