Subject: Cub Pride - November 22nd, 2013
Date to send: 11/22/2013 at 2:00 PM

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November Board of Education Meeting

        The Monett R-1 School Board of Education met on Thursday evening, November 21st, at 6:00 p.m. for the regular board meeting.   
The following business was conducted during the board meeting:  minutes from the regular October meeting of the Board of Education were approved, the consent agenda was approved including paying the bills, Federal Programs evaluation, and approval of MSBA Policy BBBA. 

Continue reading update from the November Board of Education Meeting. 

This Week's Building Level and Departmental Update

Monett Elementary School
Dolly Johnson, Special Services Teacher


        Aligning Special Education
        IEP, ED, LD, and KTEA…special services departments can often become confused with the can of alphabet soup as well as the age-old misunderstanding of accommodations vs. modifications.  But make no mistake!  The special services teachers at MES are not confused when it comes to aligning student Individual Education Plans with the common core. During the last few professional development days, we have worked to align goals with the common core. The process has been slow, but our target is to have goals for each standard. In addition to the goals, we have begun work on common assessments for each goal. 
Continue reading update of special education curriculum alignment at MES. 

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


                                         Parents as Teachers Offers New Curriculum and Free Screenings!

          Did you know that our district PAT program offers free screenings of the development of your infants and young children? If you have a child who is age three months to pre-kindergarten age, PAT
has free annual screening services to offer you.   You can attend one of these free scheduled screenings at Monett Elementary on the following dates: January 22 & 24, February 26 & 28, and March 26 & 28. 
Just call Monett Elementary to schedule your appointment: 235-3411. 

Continue reading information on upcoming PAT screenings and new curriculum.

Upcoming Calendar Events

November 22, 2013
MHS - Speech/Debate at Crowder
MHS - Winter Sports Pride Night

November 23, 2013
MMS - FCA Trip to Branson
MMS - Wrestling at Branson Tourney
MHS - Lil Pizzaz Poms Dance Clinic
MHS - Speech/ Debate at Crowder
MHS - Boys Basketball hosts Jamboree
MHS - Girls Basketball Jamboree at Clever

November 25, 2013
MMS - Quiz Bowl at Lamar
MMS - Girls Basketball at Lamar
MMS - Wrestling with Webb City
MHS - Girls Basketball with Willard

November 26, 2013
MHS - Boys Basketball with Nevada

November 27, 28, 29 2013
District - No School - Thanksgiving Break

      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