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Rosa Parks Elementary News
District Celebrates Retirees
MCSD held a retirement celebration to honor staff members for their many years of dedicated service to the students and families of the Middletown City School System.  Congratulations!

Click “Read More for addition information. (PowerPoint, Booklet, Years of Service)
 
Annual Special Olympics Athletics Competition
MCSD competed in the Annual Special Olympics Athletics Competition at MHS yesterday. We had over 150 students competing and over 50 students volunteering. Students competed in a variety of events including softball toss, standing long jump, and 10m-100m races on the track. Every student from ages 5-21, was given an opportunity to compete against their peers.

A special thank you to all volunteers, students, teachers, the Middletown Police and Fire Fighters for showing their support for MCSD and Middletown Special Olympics.


Middletown Special Olympics next event will be the State Bowling Tournament in Columbus June 27th.

Click here for photos. 
 
KIDS BOWL FREE PROGRAM
Kids 15 and under can bowl 2 FREE games EVERYDAY from May 1st through Labor Day at Eastern Lanes in Middletown. All you have to pay for is shoe rental. Family’s can buy a family pass for just $25 and also bowl 2 FREE games every day. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

To find additional information about this exceptional program click here.

 
Mayfield Elementary 75 Anniversary
On Friday May 15th Mayfield Elementary will be celebrating its 75th Anniversary with a parade. The parade will begin at 2:00 in front of the school then head south on Lamberton Street, turn right on Plymouth Street, right on Sheffield Street, right on Burbank then left into the school parking lot by the playground. Each student will receive a commemorative button to mark the event and t-shirts were sold prior to the parade. 
The anniversary is being tied to the 75th anniversary of the movie The Wizard of Oz. Each grade will represent characters from the movie in the parade. Members of the Middie Marching Band will lead the parade followed by former teachers and principals of Mayfield and then the parade of classes starting with fifth grade to kindergarten.
 
MHS Volleyball Camp
The MHS girls volleyball team will host a Volleyball Camp in the HS gym June 1 - 4.  Girls will learn the basics of the game:  passing, setting, serving, and hitting.  This is a great way to get your child involved in playing volleyball!  

Cost for the camp is $30.00.  We accept cash, check and money orders.  All checks should be made payable to Middletown High School.  To participate, fill out the attached registration form and return it with your fee to the MHS Athletic office located at 601 N. Breiel Blvd. by Friday, May 15.

If you have any questions please contact Head Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Berling at coachkelly11@yahoo.com.

Click "Read More" for the registration form.
 
MidPointe Library Summer Reading Program 2015
Every Hero Has A Story!

The MidPointe Library System offers free & fun summer Reading programs for the whole family - infants, pre-school, grade school, young adult, & grown-ups too!

Reading logs are available beginning Jun 1, & participation can begin anytime before July 31.  The more you read, the more prizes you earn!

Special Summer Reading programming & events will be held all summer long.  Don't miss the fun!

Click "Read More" for additional information.
 
Annual District Art Show
The Middletown City Schools Annual District Art Show is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, at Miami University Middletown, Johnston Hall from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Artwork from all MCS will be on display along with this year's pieces added to the Permanent Collection at the district Administrative office.

Click here for sneak peak of a few pictures you'll see at the art show, and pictures from our recent Art reception recognizing our talented artist.
 

Rosa Parks Elementary and Mayfield Elementary 

Named High Progress Schools of Honor by ODE

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than three dozen Ohio schools are being recognized today by the Ohio Department of Education for improving academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged homes.

High Progress Schools of Honor score in the top 10 percent of schools as ranked by gains in reading and mathematics combined proficiency in all tested grades for the past five years. They also are in the top 10 percent for gains in graduation rate during the past five years. The department also considers Adequate Yearly Progress, Value-Added measures of student growth and Local Report Card ratings when determining award selection.

“High Progress Schools of Honor establish an educational goal for their students and continue to pursue and exceed that goal each year,” said Dr. Richard A. Ross, superintendent of public instruction. “The principals, teachers, parents and community members provide a high-quality education and believe that children can overcome significant challenges, and that they can learn.”

This year 37 High Progress Schools of Honor are being recognized. The department of education previously recognized 141 Schools of Promise and 37 High Performing Schools of Honor.

The Schools of Promise award program recognizes schools attaining solid student achievement in reading and mathematics while serving a significant number of economically disadvantaged students. As an incentive to help close achievement gaps in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Education developed the Schools of Promise program to identify, recognize and highlight schools that are making substantial progress in ensuring high achievement for all students.

The Schools of Honor initiative builds upon and expands the department of education’s existing Schools of Promise program. The U.S. Department of Education approved the new Schools of Honor program as part of Ohio’s flexibility waiver for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 2012.

See the video from the MIddletown City Council/ MCSD Board joint meeting on Tuesday, March 4.

Rosa Parks High Progress photos 

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