WELCOME TO MONETT R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT!
Crowning of Miss Merry Christmas Kicks off Holiday Festivities at Monett High School
New Beginnings for Wellness Grant Program
(l.) Newly-hired Alex Hutchings, full-time Wellness Coordinator,
and Patty Bounous, part-time community partner,have
begun the work on the health grant. Creating a new
health awareness among students, faculty, and staff is
at the top of their task list. Their website can be accessed
by clicking on the sidelink - Wellness Initiative
It's Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas!
Dec. 10 - 6:30pm: Cubpella Choir Concert at MMS Auditorium
Dec. 12 - 2nd Grade Christmas Concert at MES Gym
6:00pm - Students in classes:
7:00pm - Students in classes:
Dec. 13 - Cubpella Winter Tour
Dec. 17 - 7:00pm: MMS/MHS Choir Winter Concert at MHS Gym
Dec. 19 - 7:00pm: Grades 6-12 Band Concert at MHS Gym
ELL/Migrant Parent Event Scheduled
Ell/Migrant Parent Involvement Night: Monday, Dec. 16
at 6:00pm - Monett High School Commons Area
All ELL/Migrant Parents & Guardians are encouraged to attend!
MMS Students: Academic Bowl Team Members
Two Monett Middle School teams placed recently in the Lamar Academic Bowl Competition. The 'B' Team tied for 1st with two other teams and the "A' Team tied for 3rd place. Congrats to both teams!! Great Job!
Highest American FFA Degree Bestowed to MHS Grad
Jessica Schad, FFA alumni member,was recently
awarded the American FFA Degree at the 2013 National FFA Convention.
A select group of students earn this prestigious degree, investing $7500
in an agricultural experience program started by them, own/hold a
professional position in an agricultural enterprise, render 50 hours of
community service, and possess outstanding leadership skills.
From the Board Table
Board of Education Faculty/Staff Recognition
DeAnn Crawford, teacher at Monett Middle School and
Mary Blinzler, teacher at Monett Intermediate School
were recognized for being named Teacher of the Year
for their respective buildings during the recent Celebration
of Schools event.
P.A.L.S. Volunteers Needed
Adult volunteers are needed for 5th & 6th graders as well as 7th & 8th graders in our P.A.L.S. Program (formerly Big Brothers/Big Sisters). P.A.L.S. stands for 'Providing Adult Love and Support'. Any adult interested in being a mentor for the program may contact Nancy Noll-Meyer, Monett Middle School Counselor, by calling 235-6228 or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank a Teacher by Nominating Them!
Please nominate a local Teacher of the Month
Sponsored by EFCO, a Pella Company, and the
The winning teacher will receive $250 for classroom use, a special recognition plaque, and a feature article/photo in the Monett Times.
New Theme for 2013-2014: "Better & Different", Announced by Superintendent Hanson
From time to time throughout this school year, Superintendent Hanson will be referring to this graphic. May this serve as a reminder to all faculty and staff as we strive daily to meet his challenge to always do what's best for our students... in a "Better and Different" way.
Monett R-1 Mission
(why we exist)
The purpose of the Monett R-1 School District is to prepare students for their future.
We are student focused – future driven
(what we want to become)
HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF
PARENT and COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
LEADERSHIP and GOVERNANCE
(how we will become the school in our vision)STUDENT PERFORMANCE
LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE