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Message from the District Office
Monett R-1 Board of Education
Board Meeting Report
May 18, 2017
The Monett R-1 School District Board of Education met on Thursday evening, May 18th, at 6:00 p.m. The following business was conducted during the board meeting:
Minutes from the regular April Board of Education meeting and the May special meeting were approved.
The consent agenda was approved, including the following items:
Board Recognition and Program
- Pay Bills
- Approve Guidance/Counseling Program Evaluation
- Approve the Fund 1 to Fund 4 Transfer (7%)
- Approve Property/Casualty and Workers Comp Insurance Bid
- Approve Common Student Handbook Revisions
David Williams, MHS Principal, introduced members of the MHS Robotics Team. MHS students Jonathan Hughes, Payton Houts, and John Rausch described the program and their recent accomplishments. The following MHS students are members of the robotics team...
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Monett R-1 Departmental Updates
Monett ELL Department
Mrs. Daphne Hensley, ELL Coordinator
As research tells us that early success in school, this year the Monett R-1 ELL Department elected to provide PK students with language support. Forty preschool students were monitored under the ELL umbrella. Small group lessons were connected to the ELLC, or Emerging Language Literacy Curriculum, used in all preschool classrooms.
Even before they begin to acquire strong English language skills, ELLs can develop formative academic skills. Thus, intervention was the approach to this pilot language program. Providing students a “jumpstart” with the four language modalities of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing was key. Students were exposed to rich language and ensured opportunities to interact orally with each other. Focus was given to early foundational skills such as practicing tracking while reading, identifying letters, decoding CVS words, and determining capital letters and periods when writing. Language instruction strategies were imbedded...
Continue article from Mrs. Hensley, ELL Coordinator:
Monett R-1 Middle School
Dr. Jonathan Apostol, Principal
Great Happenings in the Middle!
What a year has it been at Monett Middle School! We are blessed to recognize excellence in and out of the classroom! Some of these recognitions included the following:
Communication Arts - Several students placed in the LAD Fair (Language Arts Department); select students attended the Ozarks Writing Conference to enhance their writing ability).
R180 - Students in this reading intervention program exceeded their individual growth goals that were set at the beginning of the year.
Science - Both 7th and 8th grade students displayed the products of the scientific method at the second annual digital science fair!
Functional Skills Students - students have participated in the recycling program at MMS and have provided birthday waffles as a monthly student recognition.
Art - Student artwork was displayed at the Youth Art Month at the State Capitol; several students placed at the Big 8 Art Show in Cassville with one of our own students winning Best of Show.
Robotics Club - placed in different meets; one team recognized as Judges' Choice at one of the qualifying events.
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Monett High School
Mr. David Williams, Principal
Bring the Roar!
Another year and another page to turn…
Preparations for Graduation Week 2017 are wrapping up. Gowns, tassels, and hats are being checked and adjusted at home. As school event programs are finalized, the ubiquitous laptops are turned in, and final grades are calculated. The culmination of thirteen years of hard work on the part of students, teachers, staff, parents, and the larger Monett community is tonight.
I would like to take a moment to thank all of you for the work, worry, and dedication you have given to our students from the first day they walked through our doors to the day they leave with diploma in hand.
To the graduating Class of 2017, thank you for everything that you will become. May you struggle, persevere, and change the world.
Staunch and Strong.
Scott Tech Recognizes Students
Scott Tech students received scholarships and awards at the 21th Annual Recognition Nights held May 2nd and May 4th at Scott Regional Technology Center. Fifty-three students received Passport Portfolios. To meet the requirements for this honor, a student must complete one of the fourteen programs and maintain a “B” average both years while missing no more than six days in attendance per school year during the course of the program.
Seniors recently completed the National Career Readiness Test. Seven received a Gold classification; ninety-five, Silver; and forty-one, Bronze. These credentials will prepare students for the workforce.
Special scholarships were issued in addition to the awards and honors received in each program:
The Cassville Cruisers presented a $300 scholarship each to Kyler Gray, an Auto Technology student, and Shelby Taylor, currently completing...
Continue reading about Scott Tech student recognitions.
Upcoming Calendar Events
Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00 p.m. Class of 2017 Commencement - Monett High School Gym
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00am Class 4 Sectional Track meet at Eldon
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