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MTMS

8401 S. Mackinaw Trail
Cadillac, MI 49601

Phone: 231.876.5600  ~  Fax: 231.876.5621

Principal: Mrs. Jennifer Sück
Assistant Principal: Mr. Richard Giddens
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Start Time: 7:40am ~ End Time: 2:25pm
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Principal's Message

Our building theme this year is to "Beat Average".  We, as a staff, have identified key components that will help our students to be successful at Mackinaw Trail while preparing them for the Jr. High.  Each month we will focus on  one of those components.  
September we focused on Attendance.  Each homeroom kept track of daily attendance as well as tardies.  The class with the lowest percentage of absences and tardies was recognized at our all school assembly.  
Congratulations to Mrs. Biller's 5th grade class and Mrs. Crouch's 6th grade homeroom!  They will be creating the video for November/ December's theme of "Work Completion".  
Our focus for October is "Organization".  Staff will be conducting random locker checks and students will be encouraged to keep their planners up to date.  We encourage parents to support your child in their organization, by allowing them to find tools and systems that are meaningful for them. Some students are successful using planners while others find success with binders and folders.

October is also the month for Parent/ Teacher conferences.  The 6th grade will host "arena style" where parents may come and visit multiple teachers on their child's schedule while 5th grade teachers will schedule appointment times for each student.  Mark your calendars for October 23rd 12:30 - 7:00 PM.  If you have more immediate concerns we always welcome your phone calls and or emails.  

Respectfully,

Mrs. Sück
 

 

Announcements   
  • Early Dismissal
    12:00 PM on Wednesday, October 22 - Lunch will be served this day. Students will attend 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th hour.
    We prefer notes from home, but can take last minute changes up until 11:30 AM on Wednesday.

    10:55 AM on Thursday, October 23 - NO LUNCH this day.  Students will attend 4th, 5th & 6th hour.
    We prefer notes from home, but can take last minute changes up until 10:30 AM on Thursday.

  • MTMS Parent-Teacher Conferences Thursday, October 23 from 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    5TH GRADE CONFERENCES ARE HELD AT INDIVIDUALLY SCHEDULED TIME SLOTS
    - Letters were mailed home on Tuesday 10/14 from the homeroom teachers.  Please come at your scheduled conference time slot. If you are unable to make this time slot or have not received a letter, please call Mrs. Wilde in the office at 231-876-5602.

    6TH GRADE CONFERENCES WILL BE HELD IN AN "OPEN STYLE" FORMAT - Teachers will be in their classrooms and will meet with parents for up to 15 minutes. Appointments will NOT be scheduled.

    MTMS students are encouraged to attend conferences with their parents.

  • Activity Night
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday, October 24th. Our first activity night of the year for our 5th and 6th grade students!
    $3 to get in or $2 with a canned good donation, Tickets are $0.50 each – 2 for pizza, 1 for pop, 2 for chips.
    DJ, Open Gym, Photographer, Dance Dance Revolution, Book Fair.  Students may wear appropriate school costumes, no weapons please. 

    We need volunteers to help chaperone Activity Night, please call the office at 231-876-5602. You will need to fill out a volunteer application and agreement and have it back to the office by Wednesday.

  • 4-H Creative Writing Begins Monday, Oct. 20, 2:30 - 3:30
    Every Monday, Oct 20th - Dec 15th
  • Art To Remember
    The PTO is holding an Art to Remember fundraiser and would love for all students to participate. 5th graders will create their art with Mrs. Crouch or with their Teacher. 6th graders were given special paper and instructions to take home to create their art on their own. Extra paper is available in the rack near the office. Please return all completed art to the PTO mailbox. You will receive a order form in November. Those that turned their art in by October 20th will receive a personalized order form in November. Thank you for supporting your PTO! (For the website: For more information & project ideas visit www.arttoremember.com )

  • CASA Boys/Girls Basketball Applications
    Now available outside the office in the student rack. This program is available to any 5th and 6th grade student. Please see Ms. Bush if you have any questions.
  • MTMS - CLUB CHOICE FUNDRAISER PRIZES
    Prizes will be awarded in early November.
  • LATE START MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, SCHOOL BEGINS AT 9:10 AM
  • BREAKFAST
    FREE Breakfast for all students served on regular school days, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
  • Attendance
    If your child is absent from school please call our attendance line 231-876-5603 as soon as possible on the day of the absence.  You can call the attendance line at anytime.  For preplanned absences please send a note to school.
  • School Closing and Delays
    You can find out school closings and delays by going to the vikingnet.org homepage.  You can also receive an e-mail or text as soon as we have school closing or school delay information.  Visit the following link:  www.cadillacnews.com   Look for the snowflake to sign up for this service.
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