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Red Ribbon Week

posted Oct 24, 2017, 9:19 AM by Karen Dockery


Monday, October 23rd: Wear RED for “RED-Y to Live a Drug Free and Bully Free Life!”   

Red Ribbons will be distributed for each student.

Tuesday, October 24th: Wear your school appropriate pj’s for “Your Choices are the Key to Your Dreams!” day.

Wednesday, October 25th: Wear neon or bright clothing for "Your Future is Bright Without Drugs!" day.

Thursday, October 26th:Wear yellow or Minion clothing for "Drugs are Despicable!" day.

Friday, October 27th: Wear Super hero t-shirts or colors for "I Have the Power to Stay Drug Free!" day.


GA Superintendent Visits MCES!

posted Oct 16, 2017, 9:06 AM by Karen Dockery

On October 10, 2017, MCES was honored by a visit from Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods. During a school-wide assembly, Superintendent Woods presented the school with a plaque and rug in recognition of MCES being named a  Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School for the year 2017. All MCES families were invited to attend the presentation and a hotdog cookout in celebration of this honor.


Wild West Book Fair at MCES

posted Oct 4, 2017, 9:28 AM by Karen Dockery

Come Saddle Up and Read at our MCES Scholastic Book Fair!



When: October 16 - 20
Where:  MCES Media Center

Literacy Night is on Tuesday, October 17th from 5:30-6:30.  
On this night the book fair will be open late until 6:00PM. 

We Are Family Friendly!

posted Aug 17, 2017, 12:24 PM by Karen Dockery

 MCES is one of only five schools to be named a Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School for the year 2017 by the Georgia Department of Education! Being designated as a "Family-Friendly school" indicates that a school has "exceptional customer service for families." Georgia Superintendent Richard Woods said that "...schools build partnerships when parents and families feel welcome in their child's school - welcome to visit, to engage, and to be a part of the learning process."

Author & Illustrator visits MCES

posted Jan 10, 2017, 7:35 AM by Karen Dockery

On December 1st, illustrator Michael P. White visited MCES! Mr. White shared information about the formation/publishing of books and how an author and illustrator work together to bring a story to life. Not only did the students get to watch Mr. White draw and demonstrate the airbrush technique he uses, but they also got to draw along with him! Hopefully, students were able to take some of the character ideas they created back to the classroom and write stories to go along with their cute characters! Students were also able to purchase one of the books he illustrated, The Library Dragon, and get it autographed. The author of this book, Carmen Agra Deedy will also be visiting our school later this year!

Earlier this year on September 26th, author Emily Gaddy visited our school and talked about the process of writing and publishing her book, Go Bulldogs! Mrs. Gaddy is a graduate of White County High School and The University of Georgia. Students also had the opportunity to purchase a book and get it autographed by the author.

We are looking forward to another White County graduate, Jennifer Aiken Dickson, visiting us on January 19th to share the book she has written, Lucie Brandon and the Mystery of the Patchwork Dreams.
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 



Veteran's Day Program

posted Nov 14, 2016, 11:08 AM by Karen Dockery

On Thursday November 10th, MCES held its Veteran's Day celebration. 5th grade students chose a battle or a war from their social studies curriculum presenting facts and music to coincide. Under the direction of music teacher Mrs. Laurie Milhollin, students played ukuleles, piano, and bucket drums to accompany their songs.  The program ended as all those attending; students, staff, and guests together sang "God Bless The USA".

MCES Mock Election

posted Nov 8, 2016, 12:49 PM by Karen Dockery

3rd-5th grade students at MCES cast their vote for the 45th President of the United States on Election Day. Students signed in at voter registration and voted in electronic voting booths. Upon completion of their ballots, they received an "I am a Georgia Voter" sticker. Teachers spoke with their students about voting as a civic responsibility and the importance of having a voice. Early results show 82% of the vote for Donald J. Trump, 9.5% for Hillary Clinton, 7.5% for Gary Johnson, and 1% other. There were no reports of hanging or dimpled chads. Voting machines worked properly. No vote flipping reported.

Lunch With the Mayor

posted Nov 8, 2016, 12:45 PM by Karen Dockery

On Friday Nov. 4th, Mayor Shann Ash visited MCES. He had lunch with students who won the Red Ribbon Week poster and essay contests. Students shared their essays and posters and had to opportunity to ask Mayor Ash questions about his job as mayor. He answered questions such as: "What are your job duties? What is your favorite part of your job? Do you have body guards?" 

Red Ribbon Week

posted Oct 25, 2016, 12:18 PM by Karen Dockery

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week® , October 23rd - October 31st each year.
It is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. 

Monday: Wear red for "YOLO. Be Drug Free!" day.
Tuesday: Dress as your favorite super hero for "I have the Power to be Drug Free!" day.
Wednesday: Wear camo for "Join the Fight Against Drugs!" day.
Thursday: Wear your pj's for "Follow Your Dreams - Don't Do Drugs!" day.
Friday: Wear your favorite WC or team wear for "Team Up Against Drugs!" day. 

Yearbook Orders

posted Oct 25, 2016, 11:46 AM by Karen Dockery   [ updated Oct 25, 2016, 11:47 AM ]

Don't forget..... order your child's yearbook at: 
$20 if ordered before Christmas. $25 after Christmas

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