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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.  Each month we will focus on one of the following components. 
Attendance/ Tardies, Organization (Clean lockers & binders), Work Completion (Late & Missing Assignments), Motivation (Setting Goals)
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 created the video for November/ December's theme of "Work Completion".  
Our focus for October was "Organization".  Staff will be conducting random locker checks and students will be encouraged to keep their planners up to date.  Congratulations to Mrs Biller's class (again!) and Mrs. Huff's 3rd hour Leadership class (1st Marking period).
November was "work completion".  Staff monitored students late and missing assignments.  Congratulations to Mrs. Veenstra's 5th grade class and Mrs. Campbells 3rd hour Social Studies class! They will be creating our next video for January's theme of :  Motivation!Students will be setting personal goals.  We will work with them on setting short term reachable goals!


The videos for each month are posted at the bottom of this section.  
 

Respectfully,

Mrs. Sück
 

Beat Average Motivation (January)

Beat Average Work Completion (Nov/ Dec)

Beat Average Organization (October)

Beat Average Kick off Video (September)


Announcements   

School Closing and Delays

You can find out school closings and delays by checking the calendar or 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.More

After-School Math Tutoring

Mackinaw Trail is offering a free, after-school Math tutoring program starting Tuesday, November 4th, tentatively through March 27th, Monday – Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 PM.  Math only is offered this year. Free transportation is available via the Wexford Transit Authority (CWTA) for a maximum of 12 students each day for those students who request that option and live within the drop off boundaries.  If the student is using the CWTA, additional paperwork needs to be completed and signed by the parent/guardian PRIOR to the student staying after school.  Forms are available in the office and on the rack outside of the office.


Students will need to sign up in the office no later than noon on the day they will be staying for tutoring.  Students MUST sign up EACH time they will be staying.  If you are picking your child up after tutoring, please be at MTMS no later than 3:30 pm.

Late Start Monday Dates

December 15th, January 19, February 23, March 16, April 27, May 18.
On Late Start Monday, MTMS begins at 9:05 AM

YMCA Irish Dance Club at MTMS sign up

MTMS Ski Outing January 20th

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
$5 / kid, covers all rental, lesson and lift ticket
No charge for kids that have their own pass AND equipment
Measure kids January 7th

Back up date January 27th. 

Free Breakfast for all students on regular school days 7am-7:30am

Attendance Line

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.
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