NEWS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

Spring Newsletter


What exciting things are happening in the Maconaquah Schools?

  • Maconaquah High School – Academic M Awards – held  on March 4; Ben Stevenson, MHS Senior, was chosen to play in the State North/South All-Star Game; Coach Mark Hartman, MHS Football Coach, was chosen to coach the East/West All-Star Team; Matthew Carnagua, our new MHS band director, directed our first MHS Pops Concert on March 12th; and several Maconaquah teachers participated in a county-wide charity basketball game benefitting Riley Children’s Hospital on March 11.  In addition, MHS Senior Kori Brown received the Prudential President’s Award, and has the opportunity to apply for a $5000 Baron Prize scholarship.
  • Maconaquah Middle School – Mr. Bill Tabler has been hired as a technology specialist at MMS; MMS did a unit entitled Roller Tycoons, which includes several principles of STEM education;  and Mr. Chris Percival (network engineer) is helping Principal Craig Jernagan  teach a hands-on construction class during enrichment.
  • Maconaquah Elementary School – MES students raised $900 for “Pennies for Patients”; a pep rally was held to motivate students in grades 3-5 to do their very best when taking the ISTEP+ test; Stay-in-Bounds students from MHS have been helping MES students this school year; and the “Brave Generation” Choir performed at a hockey game in Indianapolis.
  • Pipe Creek Elementary School – A Pipe Creek teacher’s daughter, who is a 500 Festival Princess, spoke with PCES students about her role with this event; a Family Night and Book Fair were held; and Mrs. Chastity Zelinski wrote an article about her use of yoga as a teaching technique with her kindergarten class, which was published in a national journal.
 



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MAC GEAR

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Mac Athletics is pleased to announce our first on-line store to purchase Maconaquah athletic gear, sponsored by Indy-based Lids, Inc.  This on-line store will be open year round.  You may design your item by selecting the color, size, and Mac logo for all items purchased.  Items will be shipped directly to you in approximately 1-2 weeks. Click on the following link to take you to the Mac Store!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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Maconaquah School Lunch Program

Please read the following information to clarify some misconceptions regarding the USDA guidelines for food/snacks sold in Maconaquah schools.

Maconaquah employees have reviewed documentation provided by the USDA as to requirements for school lunches, fundraisers, and classroom snacks. According to the law, we will be following these USDA guidelines outlined in the document below:


These food requirements only apply to items that are sold to students during the school day.  We appreciate your concern for your students.

Contact Information:

 

Maconaquah School Corporation is pleased to announce a partnership with Skyewaves.com to provide Internet service to our Maconaquah family.



Free service requires the customer to purchase a self installation kit and equipment which starts at $75.  Installation starts at $50 for the free service.  Free service is limited to a single computer and limited monthly throughput for non class related use.

Basic service starts at $19.99 a month, and the setup fee is $100 with a $50 discount for school related clients.  Basic service speed is up to 768k down and 256k up.

Standard service starts at $34.99 a month, and the standard setup fee is $100 with a $50 discount for school related clients.  Standard service speed is up to 2m down and 512k up.

Advanced service starts at $49.99 a month, and the setup fee is $100 with a $50 discount for school related clients.  Advanced service speed is up to 4m down and 1m up.

Custom speeds area available, and will be quoted on an individual basis.

E-mail contact: support@skyewaves.net
Phone: 765-327-4149


Please contact Kelly McPike, McKinney-Vento liaison, at 765-689-9131, x3000, to request information regarding the enrollment and services provided to homeless students.

Bullying Report

To make an anonymous report, please print the form and complete as much information as possible, but do not sign your name.  Turn the report into the office at the appropriate building.  Upon receipt of the report, an investigation will be conducted and established procedures will be followed.

False reporting will be dealt with according to the school discipline policy.  Please refer to the student handbook for each building.
BULLYING REPORT AND INCIDENT FORM.pdf
Wednesday, May 27
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
6:00 PM
Admin Bldg
Friday, May 29
LAST STUDENT DAY
Monday, June 1
STAFF WORK DAY
Saturday, June 6
GRADUATION
1:00 PM
HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM
Wednesday, June 17
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
6:00 PM
Admin Bldg

Today, 5/27/2015
High: 80 Low: 64
Mostly cloudy
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/28/2015
High: 82 Low: 61
Partly cloudy
19% chance of precipitation.