Escuela de Inmersión en Español
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Next Meeting: February 23, 2017 (Special Called)
Most Recent Approved Minutes: December 13, 2016
Maxwell Escuela de Inmersión en Español is a learning community committed to: equity, proficiency for all, and Spanish language acquisition empowering students for success in a global society.
Maxwell Elementary, Escuela de Inmersión en Español, es una comunidad de aprendizaje comprometida con la igualdad, la competencia académica para todos y la adquisición de la lengua española con el fin de que sus alumnos tengan éxito en una sociedad global.
The Book Fair Is Coming!
Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits.
- Book Fair dates: February 22-March 2
- Shopping hours: 7:15-3:00
- Special activities: Book Fair Family Night is Thursday, February 23 from 6:00-8:00
Our Book Fair theme for spring 2017 is Happy Camper Book Fair: S’more fun with books! This season’s Book Fair will be a fun wilderness adventure full of exciting activities and s’more books.
We need your help to pull this off! Please visit the Online Book Fair Site to sign up to volunteer. Or you can email Sr. Mato. Volunteers receive a 25% discount on any items they purchase on the day they work. Thank you for all of your support and help!
Congratulations to our District Science Fair Winners!
- Valeria Culp-Millan (5th grade): 1st Place Engineering
- Thomas Grant (5th grade): 1st Place Environmental Science
- Joseph Hicks (4th grade): Over-All grade level winner
2017 Calendar Art Competition
To spotlight the amazing talent of our students throughout Fayette County Public Schools and select the 14 pieces of artwork that will be featured in the 2017-2018 “It’s About Kids” Family Handbook and Calendar. Entry Form
Newton's Attic is offering engineering classes when school is out for President's Day. For more information click here.
Our benches have arrived! Thank you to all Maxwell families for participating in this yearlong effort!
•1200 lbs. of plastic caps were collected and sorted at Maxwell.
•Green Tree Plastics converted our caps into 3 benches.
•Maxwell PTA also bought a recycled picnic table from Green Tree Plastics.
Maxwell families donated $681 in our Penny War so Mary Todd Elementary was able to convert 800 lbs. of plastic caps into 2 benches.
To make up the missed instructional time, we will take the first weather make-up day that was built into the calendar. We will now be going to school on March 17, 2017, which was originally scheduled as a day off for students. Please mark your calendars for this change. March 17, 2017 will now be a regular school day for our students.
Maxwell Spirit Days
In the hopes of spreading some winter cheer, Maxwell staff and students will have the following Spirit days.
- Feb 14 – wear red and pink for “I Love to Learn day”
- Feb 23– book character day (in conjunction with literacy night) – more information coming
- Mar 16 – Green (St. Patrick’s Day)
- April 14 – pajama day