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Expanded Tuesday News - March 2018

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Announcements

Registration for 2018-19 is Open. It's fast, easy, and efficient! No more piles of paper forms to fill out. Beat the deadline to register! You can begin your registration online and pay your registration fees separately. ($175/student by May 15th. May 16th or later, rate increases to $250/student)  NEW RATES FOR 2018-19 | VIEW LETTER

 

Last month, you were given photos of your student with the option to purchase individual sheets. Please return any unwanted sheets along with a check for any you choose to keep. We appreciate your assistance! Please return by April 20.

 

Congratulations to Ms. Truitt and our MSS Band, who took part in the Archdiocese of Baltimore Instrumental Band Concert this past Sunday. Our band was given a very good rating.

 

We are kicking off our Raffle Ticket campaign this month! This is the ONLY direct sale fundraiser we hold. We ask every family to please participate. Funds raised go towards our instructional program AND help offset the cost per pupil to educate a student at MSS, thereby keeping tuition low. Second incentive prize awarded to students who return all 10 tickets by April 24th!Incentive includes a drawing for an Amazon or Apple gift card, (3 cards awarded) an out of uniform day, entered into drawing for free carnival ride wrist band. VIEW LIST OF INCENTIVES

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR OUR STUDENTS VOLUNTEER FOR THE 2018-19 YEAR! WE NEED MANY VOLUNTEERS TO HELP US CONTINUE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO OUR SCHOOL and create family friendly events. If you’re interested, contact Beth Brodskly (sbw79@comcast.net) or Kate Riling (mike.kate@verizon.net)

 

Please join us in welcoming Mary Miller to our MSS family! Mary has taken Donna’s place as our bookkeeper. She hails from Pennsylvania and received her MBA from The Mount. She lives with her dog Bo and her cat Tasha. When she’s not counting money, you can find her counting stitches while she practices her favorite hobby, crocheting. Welcome, Mary!

 

Happy Spring! The library is proud to announce we will have Playaway audio books available for checkout soon! Through the generosity of our benefactors, we were able to purchase 22 Playaways. Exciting titles include: The Lightning Thief, The One and Only Ivan, Frindle, Wonder, & many more! The Playaway is similar to an MP3 player. An entire book is preloaded onto each device. Students can use their own earphones to listen. You can also listen through your car audio via an AUX cable. Playaways will only be available to students in grades 4-8 who are in good standing regarding library privileges. Please note: The replacement cost to the family for a lost/damaged Playaway is $80-$100.

 

Preparing for the ITBS: From  April 11—20, students will be taking standardized tests at MSS. The Iowa Tests will measure achievement for all core subjects in grades 3,5, 7, 8.  Students in Grades 2,4,and 6 will take a cognitive abilities test as well as a test to measure achievement  in reading, math and ELA. Students in Grades 5 and 8 have already taken the ACRE test which measures achievement for our school in the area of religious instruction.

 

Mother Seton School is committed to creating a safe environment for your child. Please read our letter regarding recent events. MSS will be conducting safety drills for various emergencies as listed below.  Exact times/dates are not given so that we can practice as if the drill were an actual emergency situation. Please let your child know these drills will be taking place at school for the situation listed during the week listed. We hope this will help to help to reduce any anxiety/fear around emergency procedures. Emergency procedures are listed in the handbook (p.42). A copy of our emergency plan is available for review in the office.

 

Emergency Drill Schedule for the week of*:

April 23—Fire (monthly)

April  30—Offsite Evacuation

*Due to the snow days, the schedule has been shifted one week.

 

Annual Walk-a-Thon is May 3rd! Visit our Walk-a-Thon page to download this year's packet with pledge sheet and volunteer form.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS:

St. Maria Goretti's High School in Hagerstown, MD will host their Spring Open House Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Stop by and take a student-led, individual family tour of campus and learn about our new guaranteed college admissions partnerships! VIEW FLIER

 

Delone HS is hosting an Open House on April 22nd, 12:00-3:00p Please SEE FLIER for more details.

 

St. John Catholic Prep High School is hosting their Spring Open House on April 29, 2018, 10:00-12:00p. VIEW FLIER

 

REMINDER: Your child MUST be fever-free for at least 24 hours before they can return to school. If they are sent home early for fever, they should not return the next day as they need to be asymptomatic for 24 hours. This is for everyone’s health and protection. Thank you!

 

 

Reminders

  • If you plan on volunteering at school or chaperoning field trips, you MUST have STAND training completed. This is an Archdiocese requirement. Please contact Terry Smith to schedule your training! 301.447.3161
  • Drop Off Protocol. To keep our students safe and keep the line moving in the morning, please be mindful of the following:
    • Children must exit curbside. Our curbside staff member is there to assist them.
    • If your child requires you to get out of the car to assist them, please either park in the lot and walk them up or pull all the way forward past the red line. This is both for safety and as a courtesy to other parents waiting to drop their children off.
    • Do not speed around the circle, especially if passing other vehicles in the line. Be prepared to stop at a moment's notice.
  • To ensure you receive all important information, please update your settings for Alert Solutions. A tutorial and instructions can be found here. This will be used for all emergency and weather notifications, as well as grade-specific information and any important updates.
  • Cold Weather Policy Reminder: We will use the WEATHER.COM app (The Weather Channel app) for temperature. We will use the "FEELS LIKE" temperature, not the actual temperature. The "feels like" temp factors in wind chill and what the effect of the temp is on our bodies. If the temperature "feels like" 35 degrees or below, students are NOT permitted to go outside. If the "feels like" temperature is above 36 degrees, students WILL go outside.
  • Hazardous Weather Reminder: Generally, MSS follows FCPS decisions on weather closings and delays. Please refer to page 32 of the Handbook for details and more information. VIEW FCPS Protocol
  • Cell Phones: We live in a digital age and there may be exceptional times that a student would need to have a cell phone at school.  The policy in our handbook regarding  cell phones states, “Parents submit a written request to the principal for a student to have a cell phone at school.  Students are required to leave the phone at the front office in the morning and pick the phone up before leaving in the afternoon.  No cell phones are allowed in the classrooms." Additionally, students who carry cell phones on the bus are not permitted to have them out of the book bag during transport. If you have a reason for your child to have a cell phone at school, please e-mail your request to principal@mothersetonschool.org or sisterjoan@mothersetonschool.org.
  • Help keep our students safe! Parent/Drivers at school bus stops for MSS are not to leave the parking lot before the bus departs. This is to insure all students are on the bus safely. There was a close call last week and as we begin school, let’s remember that students can sometimes be distracted when getting on the bus—as adults it’s our role to help keep them safe. Being patient and waiting for the bus to pull away first will help avoid accidents. Thanks for your help!
  • Keep collecting those Box Tops! Since 2012, we’ve raised over $13K for MSS. That’s 130,000 Box Tops! Keep an eye out for future Box Top challenges and rewards. In the meantime, keep clipping!
  • SAVE THE TAB! The MSS Art Department continues to collect aluminum tabs (like the kind on soda cans) for the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. For more info contact Mrs. Myers at kmyers@mothersetonschool.org.
  • A REMINDER ABOUT THE CALENDAR

 

FLU SEASON CAUTION

As you all know, we are in flu season. We are doing all we can to keep our children healthy at school by insuring good handwashing technique, sanitizing classrooms and disinfecting common areas each day. At this time, we have two confirmed cases of flu in the MSS community. In an effort to contain any outbreak, please see the chart to help you determine if your child’s symptoms may indicate cold or flu. Please keep your child at home if your student is exhibiting flu symptoms. Remember, as stated in the handbook, your child must be free of fever, vomiting or diarrhea for a full 24 hours before they can return to class. In an effort to protect children who may be immuno-compromised, if your child is diagnosed with the flu, please call the office and let us know.

Events

You are cordially invited to Fine Arts Night, Mon, April 30 at 9:30a & at 7p. Come browse works by our future Da Vincis, Van Goghs, & Kahlos, and enjoy a musical performance by the chorus and Band.

 

HSA Mother-Son Bingo. Saturday, May 5th, 4:30pm. Games begin PROMPTLY at 5:00p and end at 7:00p. Lanes are first-come, first-serve! $10/person includes games, shoe rental, slice of pizza, and a drink. Contact Amber with any questions. VIEW FLIER

 

HSA Corks and Canvas. June 2, 6:00-8:00p. Enjoy a relaxing evening creating art and sipping wine! VIEW FLIER

 

 

living our mission

March 31, 2018

“Stay with us, Lord.” These are the words spoken by the disciples traveling the road to Emmaus with Jesus. Having experienced the unbelievable events of Jesus’ passion and death, the disciples were looking to make sense of what happened. They were looking for peace, for a period of consolation to soothe their broken hearts. We’ve all been there – an unexpected loss, a fractured relationship, a family situation that leads to sleepless nights. In the troubled moments of our lives we seek Jesus and look for a confirmation that He is with us on the journey. Like the disciples, we reach out to those around us as we search for answers and oftentimes find God’s love in the embrace of a friend or family member who has taken time to listen and show compassion.

St. Padre Pio was an extraordinary man who lived his life close to Jesus by serving others and healing hearts through hours of prayerful listening in the confessional. People traveled great distances to receive counsel and guidance and found the presence of God in their encounter with him. St. Padre Pio composed a prayer based on the idea of inviting Jesus daily to “stay with us”. His prayer begins:

 

Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You.

You know how easily I abandon You.

Stay with me, Lord, because I am weak and I need Your strength that I may not fall so often.

Stay with me, Lord, for you are my life and without You I am without fervor.

Stay with me, Lord, for You are my light and without You, I am in darkness.

Stay with me, Lord, to show me Your will.

Stay with me, Lord, so that I hear Your voice and follow You.

Stay with me, Lord, for I desire to love You very much, and always be in Your Company

Stay with me, Lord, if You wish me to be faithful to You…..

 

As we enter into the Easter season, these are the words deep in our hearts as we pray in gratitude for the gift of our salvation. How many times have we experienced a moment of intimacy with Jesus and thought to ourselves, “I wish I could just remain here….” It’s these moments of profound peace and deep joy that leaves us wanting more.  Just as the disciples invited Jesus to remain with them and recognized Him in the breaking of the bread, let’s continue to build on the momentum we gained during Lent through faithfulness to our promises and invite Jesus to stay with us during this Easter season. Take time to recognize that Jesus journeys with each of us as we recommit ourselves through the renewal of our baptismal promises, as we experience nature bursting forth with new life, as we encounter the kindness of others. Let us ask daily for Jesus to stay with us as we strive to become His faithful disciples and once we’ve caught that Spirit, like the disciples at Emmaus, let’s run to everyone we know and share the love and joy of the resurrection with them.

 

 

 

 

We pray...

for Tommy Laudani and his family

for Kevin Vaught, husband of Denise Vaught

for Wayne Warthen, father of Ann Warthen

 

MSS News

 

Congratulations to our STEM FAIR Winners! VIEW WINNERS | VIEW STEM  FAIR

3rd Grade

1 ST : Jacob Marron

2 ND : Abigail Field

3 RD : Rachel Zurawski

4th Grade

1 ST : Maggie Rabaiotti

2 ND : Sophia Erdman

3 RD : Thien-y Pham

 

5th Grade

1 ST : Isaac Jenkins

2 ND : Olivia Adams

3 RD : Faith Collins

HM: Brady Koenig

 

6th Grade

1 ST : Cassidy Sill

2 ND : Emily Flynn

3 RD : Julia Wivell

HM: Sophia Launchi

 

7th Grade (Experiment / Invention)

1 ST : Grant Kelly / Nathan Kovalcik

2 ND : Brendan Guinan & Beckett Tayler / Carter Loher

3 RD : Quynh Nguyen

HM: Jayden Joseph

 

8th Grade

1 ST : Megan Adams

2 ND : Keola Evans & Jane Waybright

3 RD : Mia Ferrero

HM: Raphaela Smaldone

 

GRAND CHAMPION INVENTION: Nathan Kovalcik

GRAND CHAMPION EXPERIMENT: Megan Adams

OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION: Megan Adams

 

Mother Seton School Students Take Top Honors at Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair

 

Emmitsburg, MD – At first glance, it looks like a simple cell phone case. But The Scorch Case is so much more—a 3-D printed cell phone case engineered to be a rechargeable hand warmer, flashlight, and phone charger. Mother Seton School eighth-graders Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, and Gavin Marshall designed and created their invention for their school’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fair and walked away with the Grand Champions of Invention award.

 

On April 1, 2017, the trio took their invention to the Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair at Tuscarora High School, and came away with First Place in the Engineering Mechanics Division. They also earned the ThermoFisher Outstanding Middle School Project Award and the Middle School Engineering Design Champion Award. In addition to these honors, they were nominated to compete in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS, a program for the top 10% of middle school science fair participants in the nation. Gavin says competing at the county level “was a fun experience, and I was proud to represent MSS at the event.”

 

All of it has been exciting, and a little overwhelming, for the young engineers, who came up with the idea during a brainstorming session. “We wanted to make the greatest phone case ever,” said Matthias. The three students, who will be graduating Mother Seton School and moving on to different high schools (Matthias to St. Maria Goretti in Hagerstown, Jack to St. John’s Catholic Prep in Frederick, and Gavin to Frederick Scott Key in Taneytown), have been friends since Kindergarten. Their dynamic collaboration made for a successful team project. “It was a little challenging trying to coordinate our schedules, but doing this as a group project was so much better than going it alone,” Matthias said.

 

The students are grateful for the help they had along the way. “We couldn’t have done it without our mentor, Mr. Hatter, and our families who supported us along the way,” said Gavin. After receiving feedback from the judges at the school fair, the boys made adjustments to their invention before the county event. “We worked right up to the last minute,” Jack said. “Honestly, we didn’t think we’d win.” The boys say they were somewhat intimidated when they showed for the event and took a look at the competition. “There were project that looked incredible,” Matthias said. “But we all agreed that even if we didn’t win, it was fine. We did this for fun and for the experience.”

 

“Utter disbelief” is how Jack describes their feelings when their names were announced as winners. “It took a while to sink in.” The boys said the experience taught them that if you’re doing something you love, you’re going to be great at it. “Because we liked what we were doing, we had the drive to go farther, and I think that’s why we were successful,” explained Matthias.

 

(L-R) Jack Guinan, Matthias Buchheister, Gavin Marshall

 

S.T.E.M. FAIR WINNERS

Everyone who entered the S.T.E.M. Fair should be super proud — you all did a fantastic job! Competition was fierce. Congratulations to the following students who placed:

Gr 3: Grace Hewitt (1st); Madison Ball and Ben Caretti (t-2nd); Thien-Y Pham (3rd)

Gr 4: Isaac Jenkins (1st); Faith Collins (2nd); Brady Koenig and Michael Metz (T-3rd)

Gr 5: Michael Hohenstein (1st); Wyatt Hill (2nd); Julia Wivell (3rd); Nathaniel Hand (HM)

Gr 6: Pearl Walker (1st); Jamie Price and Henry Greger (T-2nd); Nathan Kovalcik (3rd); Mackenzie Orndorff (HM)

Gr 7: Megan Adams (1st); Raphaela Smaldone and Keola Evans & Bella Rabaiotti (T-2nd); Aoife Nelson (3rd); Jacob Hartness (HM)

Gr 8: Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, and Gavin Marshall (1st); Natalie Bosche (2nd); Averey Johnson (3rd); Liv Cliber, Grace Kovalcik, and Sydney McCarron (HM)

Grand Champions

Invention: Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, Gavin Marshall
Experiment: Megan Adams


Congratulations to Chase Stull (Gr 8)! Chase placed 1st in Ski Liberty's "Do It for the Love" Freestyle Snowboarding event, ages 13-17 category. Way to go, Chase!

 

Mother Seton School Receives Donation from Culture of Good and TCC Verizon

Emmitsburg, Maryland -- The faculty at MSS were treated to a surprise on Valentine's Day courtesy of Culture of Good, the philanthropic arm of TCC Verizon. As part of a nationwide tour, the Culture of Good bus stopped at MSS to deliver boxes of Teacher Supplies, part of their Teachers Rock! initiative. Ryan McCarty, co-founder, met with Principal Sister Brenda Monahan, D.C., and presented her with his book, Building a Culture of Good. Former MSS alum, Ben Lambert (Class of '93), manager of a TCC Verizon store in Frederick, also gifted to the school an iPad Air. Mr. McCarty, Mr. Lambert, and their team, paid a visit to Mrs. Schisler's Kindergarten class, where Mr. McCarty talked to the children about the importance of always doing good in the world. MSS is grateful for Culture of Good and TCC Verizon, and their support of educators.

 

Congratulations, Larisa Tayler! Larisa took first place in the schoolwide National Geography Bee and will move to the next round. Good luck, Larisa!

 

Congratulations, Mia Ferraro! Mia will represent MSS at the Frederick County Spelling Bee. Good luck,Mia!

 

Congratulations to MSS seventh grader Sophia Stinson! Sophia's artwork placed First in the Lion's Club "Celebration of Peace" art contest. Her work will be sent to the district level. Good Luck Sophia!

Community News

St. Timothy's Youth Ministry presents Circus Train on the Walkersville Southern Railroad. Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm. Adults $10, Children 3-12 $8, Ages 2 and under FREE. Benefits the Youth Ministry. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Contact Lynn to purchase tickets or for questions. VIEW FLIER

 

The Student Council at Delone Catholic High School is inviting all students in grades 3rd, 4th and 5th to the annual Little Squires picnic at Delone Catholic HS's J.T. Flaherty Field on Sunday, April 29 from 1-4 p.m. VIEW LETTER & PERMISSION SLIP

 

Need Mulch? Delone HS has mulch for sale. VIEW FLIER for details.

 

Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Art Contest. This year the Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Art contest is targeted to Emmitsburg Area Children in grades 1st to 8th grade.  The Theme is "Freedom Is.." Deadline is June 15th, 2018 but Art will be picked up from participating Schools by June 11, 2018. VIEW ENTRY FORM AND GUIDELINES

 

Emmitsburg Council of Churches Enlists Your Support for The Fourth ECUMENICAL MISSION TO KENYA JUNE 2018. Download a brochure for more information on how you can be a part of this humanitarian effort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MSS News

 

Congratulations to our STEM FAIR Winners! VIEW WINNERS | VIEW STEM  FAIR

3rd Grade

1 ST : Jacob Marron

2 ND : Abigail Field

3 RD : Rachel Zurawski

4th Grade

1 ST : Maggie Rabaiotti

2 ND : Sophia Erdman

3 RD : Thien-y Pham

 

5th Grade

1 ST : Isaac Jenkins

2 ND : Olivia Adams

3 RD : Faith Collins

HM: Brady Koenig

 

6th Grade

1 ST : Cassidy Sill

2 ND : Emily Flynn

3 RD : Julia Wivell

HM: Sophia Launchi

 

7th Grade (Experiment / Invention)

1 ST : Grant Kelly / Nathan Kovalcik

2 ND : Brendan Guinan & Beckett Tayler / Carter Loher

3 RD : Quynh Nguyen

HM: Jayden Joseph

 

8th Grade

1 ST : Megan Adams

2 ND : Keola Evans & Jane Waybright

3 RD : Mia Ferrero

HM: Raphaela Smaldone

 

GRAND CHAMPION INVENTION: Nathan Kovalcik

GRAND CHAMPION EXPERIMENT: Megan Adams

OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION: Megan Adams

 

Mother Seton School Students Take Top Honors at Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair

 

Emmitsburg, MD – At first glance, it looks like a simple cell phone case. But The Scorch Case is so much more—a 3-D printed cell phone case engineered to be a rechargeable hand warmer, flashlight, and phone charger. Mother Seton School eighth-graders Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, and Gavin Marshall designed and created their invention for their school’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fair and walked away with the Grand Champions of Invention award.

 

On April 1, 2017, the trio took their invention to the Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair at Tuscarora High School, and came away with First Place in the Engineering Mechanics Division. They also earned the ThermoFisher Outstanding Middle School Project Award and the Middle School Engineering Design Champion Award. In addition to these honors, they were nominated to compete in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS, a program for the top 10% of middle school science fair participants in the nation. Gavin says competing at the county level “was a fun experience, and I was proud to represent MSS at the event.”

 

All of it has been exciting, and a little overwhelming, for the young engineers, who came up with the idea during a brainstorming session. “We wanted to make the greatest phone case ever,” said Matthias. The three students, who will be graduating Mother Seton School and moving on to different high schools (Matthias to St. Maria Goretti in Hagerstown, Jack to St. John’s Catholic Prep in Frederick, and Gavin to Frederick Scott Key in Taneytown), have been friends since Kindergarten. Their dynamic collaboration made for a successful team project. “It was a little challenging trying to coordinate our schedules, but doing this as a group project was so much better than going it alone,” Matthias said.

 

The students are grateful for the help they had along the way. “We couldn’t have done it without our mentor, Mr. Hatter, and our families who supported us along the way,” said Gavin. After receiving feedback from the judges at the school fair, the boys made adjustments to their invention before the county event. “We worked right up to the last minute,” Jack said. “Honestly, we didn’t think we’d win.” The boys say they were somewhat intimidated when they showed for the event and took a look at the competition. “There were project that looked incredible,” Matthias said. “But we all agreed that even if we didn’t win, it was fine. We did this for fun and for the experience.”

 

“Utter disbelief” is how Jack describes their feelings when their names were announced as winners. “It took a while to sink in.” The boys said the experience taught them that if you’re doing something you love, you’re going to be great at it. “Because we liked what we were doing, we had the drive to go farther, and I think that’s why we were successful,” explained Matthias.

 

(L-R) Jack Guinan, Matthias Buchheister, Gavin Marshall

 

S.T.E.M. FAIR WINNERS

Everyone who entered the S.T.E.M. Fair should be super proud — you all did a fantastic job! Competition was fierce. Congratulations to the following students who placed:

Gr 3: Grace Hewitt (1st); Madison Ball and Ben Caretti (t-2nd); Thien-Y Pham (3rd)

Gr 4: Isaac Jenkins (1st); Faith Collins (2nd); Brady Koenig and Michael Metz (T-3rd)

Gr 5: Michael Hohenstein (1st); Wyatt Hill (2nd); Julia Wivell (3rd); Nathaniel Hand (HM)

Gr 6: Pearl Walker (1st); Jamie Price and Henry Greger (T-2nd); Nathan Kovalcik (3rd); Mackenzie Orndorff (HM)

Gr 7: Megan Adams (1st); Raphaela Smaldone and Keola Evans & Bella Rabaiotti (T-2nd); Aoife Nelson (3rd); Jacob Hartness (HM)

Gr 8: Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, and Gavin Marshall (1st); Natalie Bosche (2nd); Averey Johnson (3rd); Liv Cliber, Grace Kovalcik, and Sydney McCarron (HM)

Grand Champions

Invention: Matthias Buchheister, Jack Guinan, Gavin Marshall
Experiment: Megan Adams


Congratulations to Chase Stull (Gr 8)! Chase placed 1st in Ski Liberty's "Do It for the Love" Freestyle Snowboarding event, ages 13-17 category. Way to go, Chase!

 

Mother Seton School Receives Donation from Culture of Good and TCC Verizon

Emmitsburg, Maryland -- The faculty at MSS were treated to a surprise on Valentine's Day courtesy of Culture of Good, the philanthropic arm of TCC Verizon. As part of a nationwide tour, the Culture of Good bus stopped at MSS to deliver boxes of Teacher Supplies, part of their Teachers Rock! initiative. Ryan McCarty, co-founder, met with Principal Sister Brenda Monahan, D.C., and presented her with his book, Building a Culture of Good. Former MSS alum, Ben Lambert (Class of '93), manager of a TCC Verizon store in Frederick, also gifted to the school an iPad Air. Mr. McCarty, Mr. Lambert, and their team, paid a visit to Mrs. Schisler's Kindergarten class, where Mr. McCarty talked to the children about the importance of always doing good in the world. MSS is grateful for Culture of Good and TCC Verizon, and their support of educators.

 

Congratulations, Larisa Tayler! Larisa took first place in the schoolwide National Geography Bee and will move to the next round. Good luck, Larisa!

 

Congratulations, Mia Ferraro! Mia will represent MSS at the Frederick County Spelling Bee. Good luck,Mia!

 

Congratulations to MSS seventh grader Sophia Stinson! Sophia's artwork placed First in the Lion's Club "Celebration of Peace" art contest. Her work will be sent to the district level. Good Luck Sophia!