Subject: Cub Pride - October 18th, 2013
Date to send: 10/18/2013 at 12:00 PM

ImageMessage from the District Office 
Mike Dawson, Assistant Superintendent

        As you may recall, Superintendent Hanson challenged the Monett R-1 faculty and staff at our opening meeting. He challenged us to not only get “better” but also “different” in our approach to serving, instructing, mentoring, and delivering knowledge to prepare our students for college and career readiness.   One way Monett R-1 has excelled and become better has been the implementation of professional learning communities (PLCs). 

Continue reading Mr. Dawson's update from Teacher P/D and Collaboration Day.

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett Middle School

Dr. Apostol, Principal


       During the October 14th professional development, Monett Middle School staff participated in a ropes course at Leadership Ranch. This course engaged staff in a variety of challenges for groups to accomplish. Each of these challenges presented a physical component. Some of the activities included moving a ball on a maze that teachers were able to stand on and move, traversing from one tree to another tree using a rope tied to each of the trees, and balancing a platform long enough for the group to sing a verse from a song.
Continue reading Dr. Apostol's recap of activities at the Leadership Ranch.

Monett Technology Department
Meloday Paige, Director


        As an educator, it seems that there is never enough time to fit everything in that needs to be done. With that in mind, the technology-training schedule for November is attempting to combine the use of technology with fun and preparation for the upcoming holidays.    All tech sessions are open to any Monett Schools staff member – teachers, support staff, administrators…everyone!

Continue reading about upcoming Monett R-1 teacher technology training.

Upcoming Calendar Events

October 18th, 2013
MHS - Football at Seneca
MHS - Speech/Debate at Willard

October 19th, 2013
MHS - Band at UCM Warrensburg
MHS - Speech/Debate at Willard
MHS - JV Volleyball Tourney at Fair Grove

October 20th, 2013
MMS/MHS - Choir Roots, Blues & BBQ Fundraiser Lunch at MHS Commons 1:00 pm and Concert at SRTC Commons 3:00 pm

October 21st, 2013
MHS - JV Football with Seneca
MHS - Boys Soccer at Bolivar

October 22nd, 2013
MHS - Boys Soccer with Webb City
MHS - Boys Swim/Diving at MSSU
MHS - Volleyball with Mt. Vernon

October 23rd, 2013
MES - Barnyard Day

October 24th, 2013
District - Early Release for Parent/Teacher
District - Monthly Board of Education Meeting
MHS - Cross Country Conference Meet
MHS - Boys Soccer with Neosho
MHS - Volleyball at Lamar

October 25th, 2013

District - No School - Parent/Teacher
MHS - Football with Carl Junction
MHS - Speech/Debate at Diamond
MHS - STUCO District Meeting at Marshfield

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

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