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Mustang Message Our Mission is to “Educate and inspire all students to be lifelong learners”! December 5, 2014
“Off and Running” News from Student Health Services Student Health Services has noted that there have been confirmed cases of flu along with a number of other respiratory viral illnesses in the district. For tips on flu prevention, check out http://www.fultonschools.org/en/divis ions/ops/security/Documents/20142015%20Flu%20Season%20Flyer.pdf You may also refer to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s website at www.choa.org/flu for an online flu assessment which may determine if your child needs to visit a doctor”.
8th Annual Founders Day Parade
Tomorrow Help celebrate the founding of the City of Johns Creek! Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. on State Bridge Road between Morton and Kimball Bridge. Visit http://johnscreek.gov for more information.
“Straight from the Horse’s Mouth” A note from Mrs. Hutchens Our students and staff had a wonderful Blue Ribbon Celebration yesterday! I would like to thank all of our parent volunteers who assisted us with the distribution of Blue Bell ice cream. This treat was provided for all of our students and faculty by the Blue Bell Company. In addition, a special thank you goes to Keri Michaelis for her assistance with the decorations and the planning of the event. Be sure to ask your child about the “Parade of Excellence”. What a day! Thank you Medlock Bridge PTA! The Medlock Bridge PTA purchased ten additional iPads for student use. The iPad use among students has increased tremendously throughout this school year. We are now up to 50 iPads total for classroom check out. Through your support of Runapalooza, our PTA is able to provide additional resources for students throughout the school year. Parent Coffee th Please join us on Wednesday, December 10 @8:30am for our Parent Coffee sponsored by the MBES Foundation. At the coffee, Mrs. Hutchens will discuss Georgia Milestones, the new rd th th standardized test, for 3 , 4 and 5 grade students. This is the test that is replacing the CRCT.
“Hitting our Stride” Scholastic Book Fair and Heritage Night The Scholastic Book Fair at Sir Read A Lots Castle is a Reading Knight in Shining Armor. Come find some great books, activities and gifts for your young reader! This week the kids were browsing, making their lists and checking them twice. The book fair opens for sales on Monday, December 8th at 8 am and will be open until Friday, December 12th at 2:30pm. Shop with your kids or do some holiday shopping on your own! Parents are welcome! We are excited to stay open until 6:00pm for Heritage Night on Thursday, December 11th. So come to shop and then stay to celebrate our amazingly rich heritage!
Important Dates Dec. 10th Parent Coffee 8:30am Topic: Ga Milestones rd th Testing for 3 -5
Dec. 12th PTA Meeting 5:30 Heritage Night Chorus & Steel Drum Concert 6:00 – 7:00
Dec. 16th Bi-Weekly papers sent home
Dec. 8-12 Book Fair Quick Links MBES School Website: http://school.fultonschool s.org/es/medlockbridge/ Pages/default.aspx MBES PTA Website: http://mbeptafound.net/wordpress/ ART: www.thepositivelyperfectpurple pencil.weebly.com
Counseling Department: http://mrsbradleymbes.weebly.c om/newsletters.html
ESOL: http://esolmedlockbridgees.wee bly.com
Media Center: http://www.mbesmediacenter.c om/
2015 Spring Baseball Registration Is Open at Ocee Park Registration for baseball, ages 4-18, at Ocee Park is open from November 1st through December 10th. Go to www.oceepark.com to learn about the programs and to register. Some age groups will fill up quickly so register early. We are looking forward to a great Spring season at Ocee Park - Join us!!
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