Subject: Cub Pride - April 19th, 2013
Date to send: 4/19/2013 at 2:00 PM

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Re-cap from Monthly Board of Education Meeting

        The Monett R-1 School District Board of Education met on Thursday evening, April 19th, at 6:00 p.m. The following business was conducted during the board meeting: 
        Minutes from the regular March Board of Education meeting were approved.
Consent Agenda
        The consent agenda was approved, including the following items: paying the bills, 2013-2014 lunch/breafast prices, 2013-2014 SRTC tuition proposal, addendum to OPAA! contract for summer food serves, library/media program evaluation, ELL program evaluation, and
                                                   Adult Education program evaluation.

Continue reading update from the April 19th board of education meeting.  

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Central Park Elementary Celebrates Students' Artwork
Annette Cozart, Principal


          Central Park Elementary students Haley Gaines and Kimberlee Parris were selected to present their artwork at the Youth Art Month Capitol Exhibit on March 26th in Jefferson City. Mrs. Amy Green, art instructor at Central Park, accompanied the students. Both students received certificates, and their artwork was displayed in the Missouri State Capitol Building.
Continue reading about the success of Central Park art students.

Monett R-1 Special Services
Elaine O'Neal, Director

          April is designated around the world as the month to raise awareness of autism. This month-long focus is kicked off on April 2nd with the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day. You’ve probably heard of the significant rise in autism seen around the world, which why it is so important to raise its awareness. In Missouri, it is estimated that 1 in 72 children is now born with some degree of autism, according to   Others report an incidence today of 1 in 88 children. There is a saying that “if you’ve met a person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” The term Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is now commonly used, as people with this disorder are seen with a wide spectrum of abilities and characteristics.

Continue reading to learn more about autism awareness.

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Upcoming Calendar Events

April 20th, 2013
MHS - Band Chili Cook-off,
Craft Show, and Poker Run
MHS - Baseball at Willard
MHS - Choir performs at Worlds of Fun.
MHS - State Speech and Debate Competition 

April 21st, 2013
MHS - FBLA State Conference
April 22nd, 2013
MHS - FBLA State Conference   
MHS - Baseball at Ash Grove
MHS - 9th Grade Baseball with
McDonald County
MHS - JV Golf at Mt. Vernon
MHS - Girls Soccer with Marshfield

April 23rd, 2013
MHS - FBLA State Conference     
MHS - Baseball at Aurora
MHS - 9th Grade Baseball with Aurora
MHS - Boys Tennis with Republic
MHS - Monett Track Meet

April 24th, 2013
MES - 2nd Grade Field Trip to Discovery Center 
MHS - Golf at Reeds Spring Tourney 
MHS - Monett Tennis Tourney

April 25th, 2013
MMS - Track at Cassville
MHS - Baseball at East Newton
MHS - Conference Golf at Mt. Vernon
MHS - Girls Soccer at Willard
MHS - Tennis with Thomas Jefferson
MHS - 9th/10th Grade Monett Track Meet

April 26th, 2013
District - No School - April Break
- Baseball with Republic
MHS - 9th Grade Baseball at Seneca


           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