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Mustang Message 5/2/19
Katherine White
Thursday, May 09, 2019

 MUSTANG MESSAGE, May 2, 2019

Character Trait Assembly May 3 (8:15 am)

Food Truck Friday:

    (Cinco de Mayo Celebration- elotes, Mariachis, dancers, etc.)   May 3

Your Child and Social Media” presentation at Matilija                     May 7 (6:30-8:00)

6th Grade to CIMI May 8-10

Bike Train to School (schedule to be sent home) May 13 to 17

Bike Ride to Pier for selected 5th and 6th grade students May 21

4th grade district-wide Gold Rush Day @ Forest Home        May 23

Report Card Preparation May 24 (12:45 dismissal)

Memorial Day (no school) May 27

Ukulele and Choir Concert May 28 (6:30pm MJHS)

Ukulele and Choir Concert May 30 (1:30pm)

Family Campout May 31

Saturday School Jun 1

Our last Food Truck event is this Friday, May 3rd from 5-8pm.  The theme of the event is Cinco de Mayo! We will have Mariachis performing from 6-6:30 and BINGO from 6:30-8:00. Parents will be making homemade elotes and agua fresca. The food trucks will include the following: Fernando's Churros, Gios Tacos and Burritos, Grilled Cheese Truck, and Rice Balls of Fire

Thank you for the cards, gifts, and flowers on National Principals’ Day. I felt SO appreciated!

Speaking of appreciation, the week of May 13-17 is our teachers and support staff appreciation week. A note is being sent home this week about special gifts. Please watch for this note.

On Friday, students will hear about a new online reading resource that our school is piloting for the remainder of the year. We will make a decision at the end of the year whether or not we want to purchase a school license for the program for next year. The program is called MyOn.  It is a resource for thousands of online digital books. Most of these books have an audio recording students can listen to and follow along. When the students initially log into MyOn, students take a placement test and then an interest inventory. The program then makes suggestions for books that students might enjoy that are at their reading level. The number of books students read are tracked in the program. The books that have AR tests available (most of the books), also have a short quiz at the end of the book that students can use as a practice quiz before taking the AR test at school. Login info was sent home this week. Students use their Google login and passwords to access their accounts.  In TK and kindergarten, students access the accounts using the following:

Sears students: username is initials followed by k1  Password is 1234

Damianos students: username is initials followed by k2  Password is 1234

Hull students: username is initials followed by k3  Password is 1234

Since the TK and K technology has been glitchy, students in these grades may not have had access yet at school. Please help them login the first few times.

The MyOn link is located on the bottom right of our http://miramonte.name/ website. You can also get to it directly through this link: https://www.myon.com/school/miramonteojaiusd

Here are a couple additional helpful links: “Using myON at Home” (English and Spanish) https://support.myon.com/resources-tutorials/overview “Mobile Devices” https://support.myon.com/content/mobile-devices-and-apps (for OFFLINE reading)

Bike and Ride is the week of May 13-17.  Supervisors will be at the following intersections at the following times: Rice and Woodland @7:50, Woodland and 33 -@7:52, 33 and Baldwin @7:56, 33 and Tico @ 7:58, arriving at MM at 8:05.  The first 25 riders this week will receive a free t-shirt. Each day a student rides they will receive a raffle ticket that will be entered in a drawing that takes place that Friday afternoon at the MOB Shop. Students must be present to win.  

Campout information for our 4th annual campout is being sent home this week. Watch those deadlines for this fun family event!

Kids Club fees must be paid in full by May 15th in order for students to attend after that date.

Reminder: Students must be fever and vomit free for 24 hours before returning to school.