Subject: Cub Pride - March 29th, 2013
Date to send: 4/5/2013 at 1:00 PM

ImageMessage from the District Office 
Mike Dawson, Assistant Superintendent

        Common Core State Standards are the new blueprints for states and districts to meet the challenges of raising learning expectations and preparing our K-12 students for college and career-readiness. In the past, each state has been given the authority to design their own learning outcomes and their own accountability tools. Missouri implemented grade level and course level expectations outlining key learning standards and used the MAP/EOC tests to measure student progress. This mixed approach by each state resulted in adopting different standards, administering different exams, and reporting varying results.

Continue reading about the implementation of Envision Math at Monett R-1 schools.

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett Elementary School Celebrates
Susie Gasser, Principal


          Monett Elementary has been busy celebrating lately! During the first week of March, we celebrated National Breakfast Week. In keeping with our “Everyday Heroes” theme for the year, local “everyday heroes” visited our cafeteria and had breakfast with our students. We had heroes from the JROTC, Monett Fire and Police Departments, and also local paramedics. Thank you to all of our Everyday Heroes who helped support our breakfast program!
Continue reading about additional celebrations at Monett Elementary School.

Monett R-1 Health Services
Carole Hamm, RN

After clocks were moved forward to Daylight Saving Time recently, I heard a few people talking about how that one hour change disrupted their sleep cycle. Sleep is very important for good health, and unfortunately, many Americans miss too much of it. Teenagers especially need adequate sleep due to their rapid growth and hormonal changes. The National Sleep Foundation states teenagers should have  8 1/2 to 9 1/2 hours of sleep nightly. 

Continue reading to learn why parents should monitor children's sleep habits.

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Upcoming Calendar Events

April 6th, 2013
MHS - Baseball at Carthage Tourney
MHS - Girls Soccer at Ozark Tourney
MHS - FFA volunteers at Monett Community Kitchen

April 8th, 2013
District - No School - Teacher Professional Developement
MHS - Baseball with Springfield Catholic
MHS - FFA District CDE's at MSU

April 9th, 2013
MMS - Track Meet at Aurora
- JV/V Baseball at Mt. Vernon 
MHS - 9th Grade Baseball with Cassville
MHS - Golf at Monett
MHS - Girls Soccer with Carl Junction
MHS - Boys Tennis at Clever
MHS - Track at Nixa
MHS - FFA District CDE's at MSU

April 11th, 2013
District - Board of Education Reorganizational Meeting
 - Track Meet at Reeds Spring  
MHS - Baseball with Lamar 
MHS - Golf at Aurora
MHS - Boys Tennis with Reeds Spring
MHS - Spring Choir Concert

April 12th, 2013
MIS - Cubpella Spring Tour
- JV/V Baseball at Wheaton
MHS - 9th Grade Baseball with Willard
MHS - Boys Tennis at Thomas Jefferson

           For detailed campus calendar events,
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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