Subject: Cub Pride - November 1st, 2013
Date to send: 11/1/2013 at 12:00 PM

ImageMessage from the District Office 
Darren Bass, Board of Education Member 2011 - Current

        The rise in childhood obesity and associated health conditions have become a significant concern in the United States. Locally our childhood obesity rates among 5th graders have remained steady over the past ten years. The Cardiac Kids program began in Monett schools during the 2003-2004 school year with an overweight and obesity rate of 50% in our 10-year-olds. Since that time, the obesity rates have ranged between 32-50%.

Continue reading information on the addition of wellness coordinators for the Monett R-1 District.

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett High School
David Steward, Principal


        MHS Welcomes New Counselor, Science Teacher

        Monett High School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Kara Tinklepaugh will transition from the classroom to become one of the high school counselors on November 4th, 2013.  Mrs. Tinklepaugh has been teaching physical sScience at MHS since 2009 and spent four years at MES prior to her time at the high school.  While she has been teaching, she has been working on her master's degree in guidance and counseling.  She will graduate from Missouri State University with her master's in December.  Mrs. Tinklepaugh will join Mrs. Princess Fox in providing guidance services to the student body at MHS.
Continue reading announcement of new staff at Monett High School.

Monett R-1 English Language Learners
Daphne Hensley, Director


“¡Si, Se Puede!”
     September 26th marked a significant day for some of Monett’s Middle School and High School students. Forty-two students bilingual in English and Spanish traveled to Missouri State University to attend STEP, or Student Transition Education Program. STEP is a one-day conference geared toward helping students understand the steps it takes to gain admission to post-secondary education.

Continue reading update of ELL students participation in the STEP conference at MSU.

Upcoming Calendar Events

November 1, 2013
District - No School - Teacher Professional Development and Collaboration
MHS - Fall Play at City Hall
MHS - FFA at National Convention

November 2nd, 2013
MHS - Fall Play at City Hall
MHS - FFA at National Convention
MHS - Cross Country District Meet at Bolivar

November 4th, 2013
MHS - Soccer hosts District Tourney

November 5th, 2013
MES - Kindergarten Field Trip
MHS - Soccer hosts District Tourney
            Monett plays at 4:30 pm
MHS - All District Band Auditions at Webb City

November 6th, 2013
MES - Kindergarten Field Trip
MHS - National Art Honor Society Night in

November 7th, 2013
MES - Kindergarten Field Trip
MMS - School Dance
MHS - Soccer hosts District Tourney               MHS - SWMO Boys Swim Championships at
            Springfield Fosters National

      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