December 16, 2020: Congratulations to our Students and Staff of the Month!
December 8, 2020: Congratulations to Mrs. Costley at MMS for being selected as a 2020 McDonald's "Teach it Forward" Outstanding Educator. McDonald's received 856 nominations from community members, parents, and fellow educators. Mrs. Costley earned a $100 Visa gift card, an outstanding educator t-shirt, and McDonald's coupons to "Teach it Forward" for outstanding student achievements.
December 7, 2020: Band students are now using unique masks that help accommodate their instrument mouthpiece. Students wear the mask comfortably while being covered when playing their instrument. The safety and wellness of our students is our number one priority.
December 4, 2020: Students in 2nd grade had a virtual field trip with the Nature Center. They learned about reptiles, birds, and many other animals. Even though students could not physically visit the Nature Center, they were still able to learn about wildlife. Students saw a real snake and discovered that the scales on the snake's belly protects them from hard and dangerous surfaces.
December 2, 2020: Shoutout to our maintenance team for picking up extra duties in the last few weeks! They have worked in the kitchen serving food, helped keep campuses clean, and made sure our buildings are running properly. We are grateful to have an amazing maintenance team!
December 1, 2020: Cubs Coffee is an in-class operated coffee business. They offer a wide selection of drinks at the high school for students. Each student in Ms. Marcano's class has an important duty to ensure their "in-class" business is fully functioning. They provide excellent customer service, and their drinks are full of flavor! #MonettCubPride
November 30, 2020: Congratulations to Ms. Struckman and her students for being named a national winner in Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest! Ms. Struckman was awarded $17,947 worth of technology and other materials, funded by @SolveSamsung via @DonorsChoose to boost student interest and proficiency in STEM.
November 11, 2020: Today we honor our veterans for their sacrifice, bravery, and the example set for the rest of us. We salute and thank our veterans for our freedom.
October 9, 2020: Students at MMS are preparing for tomorrow's pep and Veterans Day assembly. Each year, students at MMS honor veterans by inviting them on campus and making special recognitions. Due to COVID, we will not have veterans on campus for the safety and wellbeing of everyone. However, students did not want to miss the opportunity to honor veterans by sharing a positive message. We have outstanding students at Monett R-1!
October 29, 2020: It is Red Ribbon Week, and students are committed to staying Drug-Free! Students are showing their commitment by dressing up for spirit week! #bebravebehappybedrugfree #monettr1
Tomorrow is our last day celebrating Red Ribbon Week! Students may dress like their favorite story character! It must be school appropriate. No gory costumes or weapons.
October 27, 2020: This week is Red Ribbon Week! Our students are participating in a spirit week to show their commitment to staying drug-free! #BeHappyBeBraveBeDrugFree #MonettR1
October 27, 2020: We held our annual Health, Tech. & Learning Day! Although this event was different from previous years, we enjoyed connecting with our colleagues! It was a great day full of learning and much fun at Monett R-1! Special shout-out to everyone who helped put this event together!
October 21, 2020: Thank you, Cox Monett Hospital, for the donation of coats, hats, and gloves! We are thankful for the support and to have backups for students on cold days.
October 20, 2020: October 20, 2020: We thank our transportation department, staff, and community for keeping students safe as they travel to and from school. #MonettR1 #NationalSchoolBusSafetyWeek
October 20, 2020: We continue to celebrate our principals for National Principals Month! Mrs. Austin has worked as the MIS principal for five years. She shows up to work, ready for whatever comes her way. With coffee in her hand and a big smile on her face, she greets students and staff with a warm welcome daily. Mrs. Austin is a problem solver. As she walks through the buildings, she pays attention to detail and comes up with solutions to make needs disappear. She loves to see students succeed and have fun while they reach their goals. Mrs. Austin, thank you for doing a fantastic job at MIS!
October 19, 2020: We have more job openings! We are looking for a qualified applicant who loves children, has a strong/positive work ethic, and possess good record-keeping skills to work in the Monett Elementary Daycare department. Apply today at https://monett.tedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx
October 19, 2020: We are not having school on Friday, October 23, and Monday, October 26! All building offices will be closed on Friday, Oct. 23. If you have not met with your child's teacher for Parent-Teacher Conferences, please call our offices to set up a time.
October 15, 2020: MIS held its annual Read-In Day! Students had popcorn, picked the best stories, and adventured away in their books. MIS students and teachers love Read-In Day! #monettr1
No Genius Hour TODAY (Tuesday) or THURSDAY this week.