MVMPCS Updates – 12/7/20

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SCHOOL NEWS

Testing Notice - Please click here for information about the upcoming Middle of the Year Assessments for students in 1st through 8th grade.

Donations Needed - Primary teachers are in need of the following items: white kitchen trash bags, any size laminating sheets, any size ziploc bags, gift cards to Michaels. These items can be dropped off anytime during office hours, but please call ahead (240-236-6100) to make sure someone is there to receive the donations. Thank you!

Save the Date - Mark your calendars for our next Virtual Parent Engagement & Community Coffee on Wednesday, January 13 from 10-11:30am AND our January Montessori Materials Distribution the same day from 1-4pm. Stay tuned for more details!

COMMITTEE NEWS

Thankful For Our Staff - This Wednesday, December 9 from 9am-3pm drop off bins will be available again for any cards/gifts that families may wish to deliver for teachers/staff members. Make sure to label all items clearly with the recipient’s name, and please no perishables or homemade foods.

2020-21 Annual Fund

  • Thank you to all who donated on #GivingTuesday this year. We raised $1382 in one day on December 1, and we are now more than half way to our goal of $20,000!
  • December is the month for Year End Giving. If you haven't already, now's the time to pledge your support for MVMPCS, and claim your tax deduction for 2020. Every donation makes a difference! #WEAREMVM

Current Volunteer Needs – Your time and talents are so appreciated, and so needed, this year at MVM. There are plenty of ways to Get Involved! Click here for a recap of our current volunteer needs, and here to view our 2020 Volunteer Fair Presentation. Please reach out to our Volunteer Committee with any questions!

Amazon Smile - It's easy to donate money back to MMCI when you shop through Amazon Smile! Sign up here.

MMCI BOT Updates

BOT Parent Trustee Position Open - If you're interested in serving on the BOT, please email a brief bio and why you are interested in the position to BOT Secretary, Jen Kuhn, by Sunday, December 13 at 8pm. Candidates will be reviewed at the next BOT Meeting.   

Our next regular Virtual MMCI Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 7pm. Past minutes can be found here. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.

GC Business

Our next Virtual Governing Council Meeting will be held TONIGHT, Monday, December 7 at 6:30pm. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

FREE Breakfast and Lunch – FCPS will provide FREE to-go breakfasts and lunches for all children 18 and younger at 34 sites throughout the county. Click here for details.

Blessings In A BackpackDistribution is every Friday from 11am-1pm. MVM families may pick up at any of the BIAB school or community sites. 

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