Subject: Cub Pride - March 1st, 2013
Date to send: 3/1/2013 at 1:00 PM

ImageMessage from the District Office 
Ken Gaspar, Board of Education Member

I’m so very proud of the Monett R-1 students. The patrons of this great city bestowed upon me the privilege to represent them on the Monett R-1 Board of Education two years ago. During this time, I have seen so many students recognized for their accomplishments.
       We’re all very familiar with the high school’s recent deployment of the 1:World initiative that placed an Apple MacBook Air computer into every student’s hands. Many are not so familiar with the use of technology at the other district campus buildings. Monett’s students are using technology every day to deepen their understanding of various topics about which they are learning. They are learning a new language, a new skill, and they are doing some amazing things.

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This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett Middle School Prepares for
Digital Learning Initiative  
Dr. Apostol, MMS Principal


          At the school board meeting on February 18th, 2013, our school board members gave Mr. Hanson the “green light” for Monett Middle School to continue to make preparations for their 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative for the 2013-14 school year. Beginning next year, middle school students will be equipped with a laptop that would be used to enhance their education. If you ask me if our staff and students are ready for digital learning next year, I will respond with a resounding, “Yes!”
Continue reading to learn about the 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative at MMS.

Monett R-1 Library Services
Pam Schmidt, MHS Librarian


          Welcome to the library at Monett High School. My name is Pam Schmidt, and I am the librarian at the high school campus. Our library serves 670 students in grades 9-12. The library hours are Monday and Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Our goal is to keep flexible hours in the library to help meet the needs of all students. It is our hope that the library serves as a place to help students become self-motivated, successful problem-solving learners.

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Upcoming Calendar Events

ImageMarch 1st, 2013
MHS -  Speech/Debate at MSHSAA District IE/Debate Competition

March 2nd, 2013
MHS - Speech/debate at MSHSAA District IE/Debate Competition
MHS - Choir/Band District Solo/Ensemble at MSSU
MHS - FFA at College of the Ozarks CDE Workshop
MHS - FFA volunteers at Monett Community Kitchen

March 4th, 2013
District - No School - Teacher Professional Development and Collaboration
- FFA at East Newton Jackpot and State Officer Interviews 

March 5th, 2013
MES - Pre-K and Kindergarten Screenings
MMS - Science Fair
MHS - FFA at Diamond Grading Clinic
MHS - 2013/14 Incoming 9th Grade Pre-Enrollment

March 6th, 2013
MMS - Principal's Day

March 7th, 2013
MHS - Band Concert at First United Methodist Church

March 8th, 2013
MHS - FFA Comstock
MHS - FFA Barnwarming at Scott Tech
MHS - STUCO March Madness Games

           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