MVMPCS Updates – 3/22/21

In MVM eNews,


High School Expansion Proposal - The Community is invited to attend a virtual Town Hall Meeting TOMORROW, Tuesday, March 23 from 7-9:30pm to discuss expanding MVMPCS to include high school. A meet link will be sent via Community Chat. Please click the links below for more information. Email with any questions. 


Pay It Forward, MVM - Now through Friday, March 26, you have the unique opportunity to make a small donation to the 2020-21 Annual Fund on behalf of one or more fellow Meerkats. And/or, when someone makes a donation in your name, you can Pay It Forward! Click here for more info. Let's keep it going until we reach our goal of 100% participation! #WEAREMVM

MOD Pizza Community Carry Outs - Just announced! Community Carry Outs at MOD Pizza on the following Tuesdays: TOMORROW, March 23; April 6 and 20; May 4 and 18; June 1. Show this flyer on your mobile device, mention MMCI/MVMPCS at checkout, or enter MMCI/MVMPCS in notes during online checkout and 20% of your check will support our school!

Tree Trekkers Ticket Pre-Sale - THE PRE-SALE IS LIVE! Purchase discounted pre-sale tickets to Tree Trekkers through MMCI, and a portion of sales will benefit the MVMPCS School Fund! Purchase your tickets between now through April 30 for use anytime during the 2021 Tree Trekkers season! Click here to order online! If paying by cash/check delivered to the MMCI Mailbox, please indicate that on the online order form. Contact with any questions.

Virtual Variety Show - Save the Date for the 2021 MVMPCS Virtual Variety Show ~ Friday, April 23 at 7pm. Contact with any questions, or to volunteer! 

Volunteer Committee - Are you looking to earn some hours? Please click here to read about our many current volunteer needs. Have you helped out or attended a meeting this year? Please remember to log your hours!

2020-21 Yearbook - Keep those snow photos coming, and let's see your signs of spring photos too! Email .jpg files to Thank you!

Hiring Committee - The MVMPCS Hiring Committee is in search of parent volunteers. The HC is looking for parents to work as a team with staff to find the best candidates to join MVM.  The HC typically meets every other month and sometimes more throughout the summer. Summers can be a busy time.  If you are interested in adding your name to our waitlist, please email HC Chair, Laurie Gibbons:

MMCI BOT Updates

MMCI Lottery and Re-Registration - The Lottery period has closed, and the Lottery for the 2021-22 School Year will be held in late March. Please contact with any questions about the Lottery or Re-Registration process.

Our next regular Virtual MMCI Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 24 at 7pm. Past minutes can be found here. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.

GC Business

Open FOE Position - There is an opening for Friend of Education on the MVMPCS GC. Please click here to read more about the position.

Our next Virtual Governing Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 8 at 6:30pm. The link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.


FREE Meals – FCPS will be distributing "to-go" breakfast, lunch and dinner from 11am-1pm on WEDNESDAYS ONLY.  These meals are enough for all seven days of the week. Distribution sites will be at two locations:

  *   Discovery Shopping Center Parking Lot, 8425 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville
  *   Frederick Shopping Center Parking Lot, 1305 W. 7th Street, Frederick

Blessings In A Backpack – Please note: distribution locations have changed. Blessings in a Backpack bags will be available for any child 18 or younger on Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm, now at the following locations only: Brunswick ES, Centerville ES, Lincoln ES, Monocacy ES, Myersville Library, Spring Ridge ES, Sugarloaf ES, Twin Ridge ES, Waverley ES, Whittier ES. MVMPCS families are welcome at any of these locations.

Frederick County GIS Food Distribution Public WebApp - Frederick organizations combined forces and created this valuable resource to help community members easily find food distribution sites.