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Welcome to Mattaponi Elementary School

 THE FIELD TRIP TO PATUXENT RIVER PARK FOR MONDAY(APRIL 20) HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THURSDAY (APRIL23)

 

  School Hours:   

 Student Hours - 7:45am to 1:55pm   

 Office Hours - 7:15am to 3:30pm  

 Teacher Hours - 7:15am to 2:45pm   

                               

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER  

Dr. Janice P. Hay, Principal 

 

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Participants 

Primary Bee Participants 

1st Place - Pelumi Bukoye

2nd Place - Michelle Washington

Participants: Brooke Mitchell, Xavier Clerkley, Bria Holmes,

Gabrielle Culbreath, Mason Lumpkin, Gianna Ozurumba,

Daija Sharpe, Stephen Green, Joy-Shiloh Beltchika, 

Tyrone Manning, Carla Ordonez, Micah Massey, 

Spencer Jackson, and Kyndal Wiliams

 

Intermediate Bee Participants 

1st Place - Nicole Washington

2nd Place - Briana Washington

Participants:  Kamarre Lawrence, Jaylen Croskey,

Joy Barnett, Leah Camphor, Devon Matthews, 

Justine Hood, Diallo Pollard, and Pearl Nyambi

 

6th Grade Registration for 2015-2016 School Year 

Mattaponi’s 5th grade students took home a letter requesting registration for middle school.  All parent/guardians must come to Mattaponi ES by May 18th to register for the 2015/2016 school year.  If you do not register by May 18th, you must register at the newly assigned middle school in the fall.  Please bring your photo ID and your current proof of residence (current mortgage statement, current tax bill, or current signed lease/rental agreement). 

 

Reading/Testing Corner - Mrs. Williams 

Please check out the following upcoming test dates, reading workshop dates, helpful websites and useful tips.  For additional assistance I am also available via phone and email at (301) 599-2442 and  lakeda.williams@pgcps.org.  

 

March Testing Dates  

5th Grade MSA Science:  April 21-April 22, 2015 

 

Ebooks online 

I have to extend another apology regarding the online book site, Tumble Books.  Unfortunately, the county has not renewed licenses for any online book sites due to budget constraints.  So, we do not have access to Tumble books.  I will continue to research other sites to prepare for summer reading.

 

Green By Choice 

Thank you to the Mt. Airy Garden Club who made a monetary donation to help support the rain and sun gardens at Mattaponi Elementary.  They will also be here April 25th to volunteer their time to help beautify Mattatponi ES on Earth Day. 

We are asking for donations to help complete the funding for our Sun Garden and Rain Garden.  The Chesapeake Bay Trust grant covers only half the cost of both gardens.  Students are now participating in a fund raiser at the school “Pennies for Plants-Bucks for Bark” to help complete the funding of the gardens.  The class that raises the most money will win a dress down day.  We will plant the gardens at our Earth Day Celebration on April 25th.  Please mark your calendar so that you can join us for our Earth Day Celebration at Mattaponi Elementary.  

 

Clothing To Cash Recycling Program  

Please remember to send in your New and Used Clothing, Shoes, Sneakers, Towels and Textiles - each and every item counts!!!  Place the donated items in a bag, tie it up, and drop it in our Recycling Bin.  All monies earned will help to defer cost for other programs and events at our school.

 

Counselor's Corner - Lucille Underdue 

Career Day 

Career Day at Mattaponi is Friday, May 8th, from 8:30-12:00 p.m..  We are seeking participants to interact with students about their careers.  If you are able to attend Career Day, contact Ms. Underdue, School Counselor at 301-599-2442 ext. 56892 or email her at lucille.raafi@pgcps.org.  Please don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this exciting event.  All Careers are important!  See you on May 8th!

 

 

PTO Corner - Sherita Spencer, President 

Save the date!!  05/11- 05/15 - Our Annual Spring Book Fair is approaching!!  More information to come...stay tuned!!  

The Spring Fashion show will take place Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Come see Mattaponi's finest, walk the runway!

 

· Feel free to contact us at mattaponipto@gmail.com .  



 Bully Hotline - 240-606-1425    

 Are you or do you know someone who is being harassed, threatened or intimidated (bullied)? Do you know someone who has a weapon, drugs or alcohol in their possession? If you answered yes to any of these questions please call the “Bully Hotline” at 240-606-1425, explain the situation and provide the name of the individual that you are reporting. Remember, you do not have to leave your name.    

     

   

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