Subject: Cub Pride - January 25th, 2013
Date to send: 1/25/2013 at 3:00 PM

Message from the District Office
Recap of January 24th, 2013 Board of Education Meeting

     The Monett R-1 School District Board of Education met on Thursday evening, January 24th , at 6:00 p.m.  The following business was conducted during the board meeting:  Minutes from the December calendar hearing and the regular December Board of Education meeting were approved.  The consent agenda was approved, including the following items: paying the bills, changing the February board meeting to Monday, February 18th, and approval of surplus property bids. 

Continue reading update from the January 24th Board of Education meeting.


This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Central Park Elementary Students
Are Leaders!

Annette Cozort, MCP Principal

          Step into the halls of Central Park and you will most likely hear students or see displays by students celebrating their leadership skills!  Upon returning after the New Year, students began identifying their own leadership abilities by learning “The 7 Habits of Effective People.” In this process, teachers introduce each of the seven habits through lessons that help students determine “I am a leader of…” Our goal is that students know every single day that they are important, they matter, and that they can be leaders every day in their own way.

Continue reading how MCP students are learning leadership skills.

Monett R-1 English Language Learners
Daphne Hensley, English Language (ELL) Learners Program Coordinator


It’s ACCESS time for all ELLs!   The ACCESS (Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners) is a secure English language proficiency assessment given to students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade who have been identified as ELLs (English Language Learners).  It is given annually to monitor students’ progress in acquiring academic English.

Continue reading to learn more about the Monett R-1 ELL program.

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Upcoming Calendar Events

Image January 26th, 2013
MHS - Boys Baksetball at
NEO Tourney
MHS - Speech/Debate at Parkview/Central Tourney
MHS - Wrestling at Odessa Tourney
MHS -  Band and Choir State Competition
at TanTarA    

January 28th, 2013
MMS - Boys Basketball with East Newton
MHS - Freshman Boys Basketball at Mt. Vernon Tourney this week.
MHS - Girls Basketball at Lamar

January 29th, 2013
MMS - Boys Basketball with St. Peter's
MHS - Boys Basketball at Diamond
MHS - Wrestling with Bolivar

January 31st, 2013
MMS - Boys Basketball at Mt. Vernon
MHS - Girls Basketball with Mt. Vernon
MHS - Wrestling with Joplin

February 1st, 2013
MHS - Boys Basketball at Bolivar
MHS - Speech/Debate at El Dorado

            For detailed campus calendar events,
                   click on the following links:

Monett Elementary School (Pre-K to 2nd)
Central Park Elementary (3rd and 4th)
Intermediate School (5th and 6th)
Middle School (7th and 8th)
High School (9th to 12th)
Scott Regional Technology Center