Welcome Back Documents
Opening Day - Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Principal's Formal Communications
-See Dr. Ciccone's 8/27 Presentation on Blended learning procedures here (<Click)
-Principal's Get Ready For Day 1 Communication August 20, 2020 (<Click)
-Principal's Clarification Video Re: Instructional Configurations August 16, 2020 (<Click)
-Principal's Welcome Back letter August 4, 2020 (<Click)
2020-2021 Opening Timeline:
August 14: Parent Portal Opens - Student Schedules Accessible
August 14 to August 25: Students enroll in Distance Learning Classroom - Directions HERE (<Click)
August 26: Distance Learning Begins: Click here for schedule
September 1: Blue team only on campus full day. See blue letter for more info - Blue Team Letter (click)
September 3: Gold team only on campus full day. See gold letter for more info - Gold Team Letter (click)
September 8: On-campus Blended Learning configuration begins for all student - Blended Learning Definition (<click)
Future communications about upcoming orientation meeting will be communicated via Honeywell so please make sure you are signed up and your information is up to date by using this link: Honeywell Alert Parent Information.
As of August 14, the Oncourse (< click) parent portal is open, allowing students and parents to access their 20-21 schedules. The next step in the process is for students to sign up for their Distance Learning Google Classrooms. Please use the grade level documents below to complete this process. Without completing this process students will not be able to participate in Distance Learning starting on August 26. A video demonstration of this process is HERE (<Click).
Click the appropriate grade level below - make sure you pay careful attention to who your ELA and Math teachers are so that you sign up for the right classrooms. The process is very simple and a video demonstration of the process is HERE (<Click).
On Wednesday, August 26 MTMS instruction will begin in the Distance Learning configuration. The Distance learning schedule is HERE (<click). To learn more about this configuration, click here. Distance Learning will continue until September 4. However, on September 1, Blue Team members ONLY (<click) will come to school for a full day of roomer (in-person) instruction (8:05am to 2:50pm). On September 3, Gold Team members ONLY (<click) will participate in the same. Students should bring a backpack containing;
- A fully charged Chromebook (or personal laptop device),
- A few pens and pencils,
- A spiral notebook or loose-leaf binder with writing paper,
- A brown bag lunch including bottles of water (no glass),
- All MTMS books not returned from the 19-20 school year, and
Bottle of hand sanitizer if you wish (plenty available in all rooms)
On September 8, Students will begin in-person / on campus instruction through our Blended Learning configuration. To learn more about this configuration click here.
As we continue to be paperless in 2020-21, parents should expect very little to be mailed home. Mid-marking period AT RISK Progress Reports for any students earning a grade below 79.5% in any subject area at the mid point of that marking period will be the only grades communicated via USPS. All other grades are available through the Oncourse Parent Portal.
REQUIRED FORMS DUE BY SEPTEMBER 14 , 2020
-2020-21 Consent for Publicity (FORM M-8)
Return by SEPTEMBER 14 - NO EXCEPTIONS
-2020-21 Concussion/Head Injury Information (FORM M-4)
Return by SEPTEMBER 14 - NO EXCEPTIONS
-2020-21 Picture Day POSTPONED! Date TBD...
2020-21 MTMS Handbook - with Code of Conduct / HIB Policies
(will be emailed to all families via Honeywell August 2020)
GRADE 5 ONLY
2020-21 SUMMER READING:
CLICK HERE for Suggested Reading
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS FOR 2020-21
Grade 5 / Grade 6 / Grade 7 / Grade 8
WHAT TO BRING THE FIRST DAY!? (please remember headphones as well!!)
NEW MTMS TEACHERS