UPCOMING DATES – Please mark your calendars
*All are welcome to our meetings!
SEC Meeting: Wednesday, September 15th
This will be a virtual meeting
Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/pbf-jvvt-tef
PTO Meeting: Wednesday, September 15th
Zoom Meet link: https://tinyurl.com/MacPTO9
Meeting ID: 833 1819 0441
MAC (Montessori Advisory Committee) Meeting
October 4 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM (virtual)
The Montessori Advisory Committee (MAC) needs your thoughts, ideas, and voice. Join us to help strengthen Montessori education in Milwaukee. Be part of a committee working to make MPS a global leader in Montessori practice.
Meetings are 5:30–6:30 p.m. on Mondays every month at MPS Central Services, 5225 W. Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208. Meetings are held in room 206–208 unless designated as a virtual meeting. The October meeting will be virtual. Everyone is welcome at all meetings.
Please visit the MAC Zoom link to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Monday, October 18 from 3:45PM to 7:30PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 3:45PM to 7:30PM
*Look for sign-up links soon!
CROSSING GUARD POSITION:
MacDowell needs a crossing guard! There is a shortage of crossing guards, and we have a vacancy at the corner of Mt. Vernon and 64th Street. Pay is $12.69 an hour and the hours are 7:20 – 8:10 am and 3:00 – 3:40 PM. Questions or want to apply? Call 414-935-7990. Please help spread the word!!!!
CUB SCOUTS INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
Any boy or girl entering K5 thru 5th grade can join Cub Scouts.
–CUB SCOUT PACK 105 INFO MEETING
Friday, September 10th at 6 PM
Any boy or girl K5-5th grade
St Vincent Pallotti Church Gym
201 N 76th Street
Questions? Can’t make the meeting? Contact Brett Surinak at 414-467-8997
–CUB SCOUT PACK 179 INFO MEETING
Tuesday, Sept 21 at 6:30 PM
Any boy or girl K5-5th grade
Fernwood Montessori School
3239 S Pennsylvania Ave
You can also learn more about Pack 179 and sign up at
UPDATED SPECIAL EDUCATION DONATION REQUEST From Mr. Jaeger
THANK YOU to those who have donated to Mr. Jaeger’s project! He is still looking for a few items, please consider supporting if you are able.
- Paper Shredders (new or used as long as they work)
- Opaque Storage bins – no light through ( 20 qt or larger) with Lids
- 1 rolling trash bin with lid
- 20 oz plastic tumbler with straw – looking for 2 dozen total
If you are able to donate any of these items, please sign up HERE – this sign up will help make sure we receive the correct amount of what we need. We appreciate your support!
SPIRIT WEAR SALE: Our Sale is up and running through Dunn’s!
MacDowell and Juneau items may be purchased online NOW through SEP 24th. A $3 bagging fee will apply to each order. Orders will be delivered to the school and then distributed through student backpacks. Please note that items will not be received at the school until at least 4-5 weeks after the sale closes.
SALE LINK HERE: https://tinyurl.com/MacSpirit21
!!!! OPT-IN TO TEXT MESSAGING: This will allow you to receive updates regarding transportation changes, school newsletters, school closings and so much more. Follow these instructions to ensure you are receiving important information:
- Families should send a text message to: 67587 to connect to the new system.
- In the message, send Y or YES to ensure that you continue to receive important texts from your school and district.
REMINDER: VOLUNTEER for MacDowell: If you are interested in volunteering or serving on one of our leadership committees, let’s talk! Volunteer opportunities include: literacy and math tutors, general assistants (photocopying, laminating materials), coaches, gardeners, field trip chaperones, and event volunteers. If you are able to help our community in any way, please fill out the information on my Google Form here: https://tinyurl.com/s9c2ske7
If you still wish to purchase a K3-6th grade yearbook from last school year, you can do so through the office, or send payment with your child. Yearbooks are $10 each, payable in cash (exact change) or check made out to MacDowell Montessori.
|MPS has created a Family Guide with important information about returning to in-person learning this fall. Get information about health and safety procedures, COVID-19 mitigation strategies, ways to keep students safe, and other important updates in schools. Check out the Family Guide today on the MPS Roadmap to Readiness website!|