Subject: Cub Pride - October 25th, 2013
Date to send: 10/25/2013 at 12:00 PM

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October Board of Education Report

        The Monett R-1 School Board of Education met on Thursday evening, October 24th, at 6:00 p.m. for the regular board meeting.  The following business was conducted during the board meeting:

Minutes from the regular September meeting of the Board of Education were approved.
Consent Agenda
The consent agenda was approved, including the following items:
  • Paying the bills
  • Approved 1st Semester Bus Ridership List
  • Health Services Program Evaluation
  • SPED Program Evaluation
  • 504 Program Evaluation

Continue reading update from the October Board of Education Meeting.

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett Central Park Elementary School
Annette Cozort, Principal


       Happy autumn from Central Park! As fall settles in on us, we are preparing for a great week of parent-teacher conferences! Each teacher has contacted the parents of students in his/her classroom and is ready to share the great growth and progress that our 3rd and 4th grade students are making this year! Our parent-teacher conferences run until 5:00 p.m. starting Monday, October 21st, through Wednesday the 23rd, and then from 12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24th.  Parents should expect to hear about their child’s progress in English language arts (reading), writing, and math. Science and social studies will be discussed as part of our reading curriculum.
Continue reading update from Central Park Elementary.

Monett R-1 School Safety
Officer Jay Jastal, School Resource Officer


        Last week the news media reported on the tragic suicide death of Florida teen Rebecca Sedwich, who took her own life after being bullied online by two of her peers. In 2006, the suicide death of Megan Meier from Missouri made national headlines after she was bullied online by a peer’s mother.
        Although bullying is not a new problem, the reports of “online” or “cyberbullying” are becoming more prevalent in our society. Bullying not only takes place among our youth but has also been reported in the workplace and can cause serious emotional and health problems.
        Bullying assumes many forms and has been defined as “the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over others.”  The behavior is often repeated and habitual.

Continue reading how to identify online bullying.

Upcoming Calendar Events

October 25th, 2013
District - No School - Parent/Teacher
MHS - Football with Carl Junction
MHS - Speech/Debate at Diamond
MHS - STUCO District Meeting at Marshfield

October 26th, 2013
MHS - ACT Exam
MHS - All District Honor Choir at MSSU
MHS - Speech/Debate at Neosho Novice
MHS - Boys Swim/Diving at Springfield Fosters

October 27th, 2013
MHS - FCCLA State Conference at Tan-Tar-A

October 28th, 2013
MIS - First Quarter Honor Assemblies
MHS - FCCLA State Conference at Tan-Tar-A
MHS - 9th Grade Football at Carl Junction
MHS - Boys Soccer with Aurora
MHS - District Volleyball at Monett

October 29th, 2013
MES - Pre-K Field Trip to Pumpkin Patch
MHS - Boys Soccer at Carl Junction
MHS - Boys Swim/Diving Springfield Fosters                    National
MHS - District Volleyball in Monett

October 30th, 2013
MIS - 6th Grade Field Trip                              MHS - National FFA Convention
SRTC - SkillsUSA District Fall Leadership          
              Conference at MSSU

October 31st, 2013
MES - Fall Parties
MCP - Fall Parties
MHS - National FFA Convention                     MHS - District Football

November 1st, 2013

District - No School - Teacher Professional          
                  Development and Collaboration
MHS - Fall Play at City Hall
MHS - National FFA Convention

      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