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Active Parenting Online Video Library – Now Available to MCES Parents!

It the full-time job that we don’t get paid for: raising children. But being a great parent doesn’t have to be a stressful part of your life anymore. Active Parenting offers tools to help you become a more confident, happy, and successful parent!

Active Parenting is an organization that has offered parenting classes for years. For the first time, they are offering online classes! You can watch the classes anywhere and whenever it is most convenient.

This online class covers a diverse selection of parenting topics, including:

· the styles of parenting

· brain development in children

· using effective communication skills

· understanding why children misbehave, effective, nonviolent discipline, logical consequences

· the power of encouragement

· eliminating power struggles

· handling anger

· 7 smart things for school success

· AND… much more!

Contact Ellen Gann for your free access information.

5th grade teachers

Trunk or Treat

Thanks to everyone who participated in the fun on Oct. 25th!

Congratulations to the 5th grade team for best Trunk entry!

Thanks to P.T.O for organizing this event and to Mr. Gerrells for being a good sport!

Mr. Gerrells kissing a pig.
Kindergarten trunk or treat
SPED trunk or treat
First grade trunk or treat
Kids in superman costumes

Red Ribbon Week

There were lots of super kids and staff at MCES celebrating being Drug Free October 22-26th.

Students studying owl pellets.

Ecosystems

Mrs. Chambers' 4th grade class learned about food chains by studying owl pellets and classifying what the bird had eaten.

Students studying owl pellets
Students studying owl pellets
Students studying owl pellets
4th grade students on A Honor Roll

4th & 5th

"A "

Honor Roll

5th grade students on "A" Honor Roll

4th & 5th "A/B"

Honor Roll

3rd-5th Perfect Attendance for 1st Nine Weeks

Kindergarten Perfect Attendance

for 1st Nine Weeks

Kindergarten perfect attendance

1st Grade Perfect Attendance

for 1st Nine Weeks

First grade perfect attendance

2nd Grade Perfect Attendance

for 1st Nine Weeks

Second grade students with perfect attendance

Character Ed Be-It Award

Students receiving this award for the 1st nine weeks of school were honored on October 17th.

PAWS Award

(Positive Attitude While at School)

Students receiving this award for the 1st nine weeks of school were honored on October 17th.

Leaping Lions Award (Extra Effort)

Students receiving this award for the 1st nine weeks of school were honored on October 17th.

National School Lunch Week - Oct. 15-19

MCES celebrated by treating the students to a Hawaiian Luau Lunch!

Cafeteria workers dressed in Hawaiian shirts
Students eating Hawaiian lunch

Enchanted Forest Book Fair

Make plans to visit our book fair and let your imagination grow! The book fair will be open

Monday, October 15th- Friday, October 19th. It will close at 1:00 pm on Friday.

Outside of media center decorated for book fair
Media center decorated as Enchanted Forest

Career Cafe

The MCES Career Cafe is a career exploration activity for 5th grade students with the goal of bringing the career clusters of Hospitality, Entrepreneurship, and the Arts to life. On October 2nd, the students in Mrs. Bartlett and Mrs. Sargent's homerooms hosted the first cafe. As a part of the cafe, they planned and completed:

  • Menus
  • Prices/budget
  • Invitations
  • Decorations
  • Serving etiquette and safe handling of food
  • Entertainment and artwork

As a part of the cafe, Mrs. Gailey presented information about useful websites to assist parents with homework questions.

5th grade students at career cafe

School Emergency Information Guide

White County School Emergency Information Guide.pdf

Fun with Ms. Frizzle at Homecoming Parade!

Students at homecoming parade
Bus decorated as Magic School Bus

Congratulations to our 2018-19 Teacher of the Year

and Employee of the Year!

We are proud of you Debbie Pruitt and Sonja Smith!

Teacher and employee of the year


Congratulations to our new Jr. Beta Club Officers!

President: Colton Adam Vice President: Olivia Solmon

Secretary: Josh Adams Treasurer: Emma Grace Rogers

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Important News from White County School Cafeterias:

We are no longer using My Schoolbucks as online payment provider. Families can now pay online for lunch at http://www.EZSchoolPay.com . Any balances on meal accounts from My Schoolbucks have rolled over into EZSchoolPay.

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Jr. Beta Club members