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August 4, 2017

Back to School Letter to Parents; 2017-18

MRHE Families,
Welcome to the start of the 2017-18 school year. We hope the summer was an enjoyable time for you and your family. Each start of school brings changes for the year ahead. Please take a moment to read through a few of these changes in preparation for the start of the school year.
Second Grade: This year second grade students will remain at the Early Childhood Center. By doing so, this will reduce the overcrowding at the Elementary School. As a result, many Elementary teachers have moved grade-levels and many classroom spaces have moved as well.

Early Release Days – NOW Tuesdays: As a district, all early release days are changing from Wednesdays to Tuesdays. The dates for these early release days are:
Tuesday, September 12
Tuesday, October 10
Tuesday, November 7
Tuesday, December 5
Tuesday, January 30
Tuesday, February 27
Tuesday, May 8

Arrival Procedures: Beginning this year, all students in grades 3-6 will go directly to their classroom for breakfast instead of congregating in the gym. Supervision will be available at 7:15 am and school will begin at 7:30 am. However, for the first few days of school, students should report to the gym and teachers will explain the routines and procedures for the rest of the year.

Please Welcome New Staff:
Meghan Boyer, Assistant Principal
Lisa Weaver, Supplemental Math (returning from MRH Middle School)
Katie Nolen, 5th Grade
Taylor Seaman, Special Education
Jessica Mathis, Seed to Table
Stephanie Garcia, Speech and Language Pathologist
Hannah Church, Reading Teaching Assistant
Sandy Chaidez, Reading Teaching Assistant
Marcey Guthrie, Special Education Teaching Assistant
Beth Kincaid, Special Education Teaching Assistant

Upcoming Events:
Saturday, August 19, New Family BBQ, 11:00am – 1:00pm @ Boulder Park
Monday, August 21, Back to School Social. Drop by anytime between 5:30pm and 6:30pm.
Wednesday, August 23, First Day of School.  School begins at 7:30 am. Supervision available at 7:15 am.
As we begin the new school year, I look forward to seeing each of you at our “Back to School” events. The weekly newsletter, The MRHE Family Update, will begin Friday, August 18th .

If you are new to MRHE, welcome to a wonderful learning community!
Jason Adams