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Weekly Updates from Mrs. McNair

Weekly Update February 25, 2024
 

February 25, 2024


Good evening, Explorers! Check out Exploring the Glen and our MGES website for continuous information about our school. 


As you learned Friday morning, Dr. Brice Cockfield has been named as the incoming principal of Meadow Glen Elementary School. Dr. Cockfield and I look forward to working together in this transition and plan to find some opportunities for him to meet the Meadow Glen community. 


5K Chinese Immersion Online registration opens Tuesday, February 27!


4K and 5K enrollment is open nowLexington One’s 4K application/5K Enrollment Share this information with your neighbors and friends in our district. The best way we can prepare is to know who is coming!


How about hanging out with our Explorers? We have an opportunity for you to volunteer coming soon. Check out this link and see if you can help out! 


We are proud of the Glen Bots! They made it to State competition and demonstrated determination, perseverance, and excitement as they competed against teams from across the state. 


Robotics Tryouts for the 2024-2025 school year are coming soon! All of the information is on the form.  Late forms WILL NOT be accepted. Students will be CHOSEN to try out this year based on their application and teacher recommendations. Applications are due by February 28th


Open Season Archery! Any 4th or 5th grader who is interested in archery needs to check this out! Students may pick up an interest form outside of Mrs. Rapp’s classroom or you may print this digital copy.


Rising 6th grade night is February 27th at MGMS.


Student-led conferences continue this week! We are working hard and look forward to showing you how we have grown and where we still need to gain understanding. 

Thursday, February 29: Grades 3 and 4

If you have any questions, please contact your student’s homeroom teacher. 



Career Day and Vehicle Day are coming up in March and April and the school counselors are looking for careers and vehicles to showcase. Please fill out this form if you are interested in participating in either of these events.

 -Mrs. Sanzgiri, Ms. Mack, and Mr. Whatley


We are excited to share the February issue of Family Connections with you. This monthly newsletter includes helpful and important information regarding digital learning and related tech tips.  

This month’s highlights:

*How to Help Kids Balance Phones and Screens with Sleep

*Supporting Tweens' and Teens' Mental Health and Wellness 

*Inspiring Tweens and Teens to Express Themselves Creatively

*Engaging Video Channels

*5 Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Generative AI

*Parents Ultimate Guide on Trending Digital Platforms


Yearbooks are on sale now at $40.  Here is the direct order link: https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01117739.

Our team is working hard to create a book full of memories!


PTO Skate Night: 4K - 1st grade Skate Night: March 20, 2024


Coming Soon!

Stay current with all PTO events through the MGES PTO Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MeadowGlenElementarySchoolPTO


Upcoming Events:

February 1-29: Black History Month

February 26: Student/Staff holiday

February 27: 5K Immersion registration opens

February 29: Grades 3 and 4 - Student-led conferences


Reminders: 

From the cafeteria:

https://family.titank12.com/application/new?identifier=QSKD6L

Click here to make a payment to your child's account.

Click here to complete the meal benefit application.


From Attendance:

School begins at 7:40 a.m. Your child is tardy if they enter the building after that time. 

Attendance notes may be sent in by paper or emailed to Mrs. Kim Godwin at kgodwin@lexington1.net. Please be sure to send a note anytime your student is absent.


Would you like an even more convenient way to get information from school? Download the ParentSquare App to stay informed from anywhere!


We look forward to working together to empower each child to design the future!

Believe.Work.Grow…We are Crew!

Jennifer McNair