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Message from the Principal

February 2016 • Lenten Season

The penitential season of six Sundays and forty weekdays prepares us for the high feast of Easter.  Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends with the beginning of the Lords Supper in the evening on Holy Thursday.  The word Lent is from the Anglo-Saxon lencten (spring).  Lenctentid (springtide) was the Saxon name for March because March is the month in which days begin to lengthen (also a root of "lent").  The Great Fast, falling as it does largely in the month of March, adopted and adapted the term.

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MCS Teacher hits Amazon Best-Seller Lists!

MCS Teacher Troy Auman and Scott Hertzig, instructors at ATA Martial Arts in Manhattan, Kansas, top Amazon.com best seller lists with their contribution to the new book BULLYPROOF: Unleash the Hero Inside Your Kid. This book features leaders and experts from different industries, all dedicated to empowering children and keeping them safe from the effects of bullying. Read more...

School Calendar

Tuesday, May 3
Daily Mass for grades 1-5th
7:55 AM - 8:40 AM

League track meet @Washington County 115 N. D St. Washington, KS
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
bus leaves at 11am
bring a sack lunch
K-4th grade Music Concert
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Luckey Jr. High Gym.  Students must arrive by 6:45pm in spring dress clothes with-in the school dress code or school uniforms
Wednesday, May 4
Free Dress Day if you bring in canned goods for the food pantry

Thursday, May 5
Daily Mass for 6-8th grade
7:55 AM - 8:40 AM

Bake for Books
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
8th grade students decorate cakes in a theme for their book reports.  Students judge by using quarters to vote for their favorite cakes.  After lunch cake will be served to all the students.
End of Year Picnic on the Grade School Playground
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Blanket or chairs to sit on (we will be outside with the school only being open for restroom use)

Last names A-M will bring a side dish

Last names N-Z will bring a dessert


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KSDE recently released its State Report Card, showing our 2013 State Assessments as compared to other schools in our area and the state. Click on the link below to see how well our school compares. We are extremely proud of our students!

http://svapp15586.ksde.org/rcard/county.aspx?cnty_no=081