CAPS DISTRICT UPDATES

MTMS

8401 S. Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, MI 49601

PH: 231.876.5600   FX: 231.876.5621

Start Time: 7:40am - End Time: 2:25pm

Principal: Matt Brown

Information

Announcements

MTMS Opens Daily at 7:00 am. On Late Start Mondays MTMS opens at 8:30 am.

MTMS Opens daily at 7:00 am.

 

Late Start Monday Dates

Students may enter building after 8:30AM

First Bell rings at 9:05 AM

Class begins at 9:10 AM

 

2017-2018 School Year Late Start Monday Dates:

 

Sept. 25

Oct. 16

Nov. 27

Dec. 18

Jan. 22

Feb. 26

March 19

April 16

May 14

Early Dismissal Days

2017-2018 dates:

October 6 dismissal at 1:25 PM (1 hour early)
October 11 dismissal at 12:00 PM
October 12 dismissal at 10:55 AM
March 1 dismissal at 12:00 PM
June 12 dismissal at 10:55 AM

MTMS Concerts

Monday, October 30, 2017 MTMS 6th Grade 6:30-8:00 PM at MTMS
updated 10/12/2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6th-8th Grade Choirs 7:00-8:30 PM at High School Auditorium

Monday, March 5, 2018 MTMS 6th Grade 6:30-8:30 PM at MTMS

Monday, May 21, 2018 MTMS 6th Grade 6:30-8:00 PM at MTMS

After-School Math Tutoring

Mackinaw Trail is offering a free, after-school Math tutoring program starting Monday, November 6th, through March 22nd, Monday – Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 PM. Math only is offered this year. Free transportation is available via the Wexford Transit Authority (CWTA) for a maximum of 12 students each day for those students who request that option and live within the drop off boundaries.  If the student is using the CWTA, additional paperwork needs to be completed and signed by the parent/guardian PRIOR to the student staying after school. Forms are available in the office, on the rack outside of the office and can be downloaded from the MTMS website, located under the information section.

 

Students will need to sign up in the office no later than noon on the day they will be staying for tutoring.  Students MUST sign up EACH time they will be staying.  If you are picking your child up after tutoring, please be at MTMS no later than 3:30 pm.

 

Tutoring will NOT be on the following dates:

Wed Nov 8

Wed Nov 15

Thurs Nov 16

Wed Nov 22

Thurs Nov 23

Wed Dec 6

Thurs Dec 14

Thurs Dec 21

Wed Jan 10

Thurs Jan 11

Wed Feb 7

Thurs Feb 8

Thurs Feb 15

Mon Feb 19

Thurs March 1

Wed March 7

Thurs March 8



Cherrydale Fundraiser

Monday, Sept 25th - Kickoff day
Monday, Oct 9th - Turn in order forms and money
Monday, Nov 13th - Delivery/Pick Up day from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

For more information check out the Cherrydale website.



Scholastic Book Fair

May 7-11

BOGO Book Fair

Lifetouch Fall Photos Retakes Oct 23rd

Mobile Dentist - Dec 13th

MTMS will have a mobile dentist, Smile Programs, visit our students on Dec. 13th. Packets will be sent home with students at a later date.

For more information click here.

Activity Night

Activity Night is for MTMS students.  From 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, Oct 27th from 6:00-8:00 PM. Appropriate Halloween costumes are permitted.

Activities include dance with DJ, open gym, dance-dance revolution, lots of games, photo booth

Admission fee $3.00 or $2.00 with a donation of a non-perishable food item
Students purchase tickets for concessions and photo booth
Concessions of pop ($.50), water ($1.00), chips ($1.00)
Photo Booth ($.50) per student in photo

NEW PICK-UP PROCESS
This year we will try a new pick-up process for Activity Night. The 5th grade students should be picked up in the back of the building by the playground, where the office is.  6th grade students should be picked up in the bus loop out front.  This is the same location for 6th grade as last year.  If you have a student in each grade, please pick them up in the 6th grades area.  We hope that this will increase safety, keep cars off Mackinaw Trail Road and speed up pick-up time.  Please be patient as we continue to refine this process and increase efficiencies. 

Activity Night Dates
Oct 27, Dec 15, Jan 26, March 16, May 18, June 1st




PTO

MTMS PTO meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7:00 PM at MTMS.

 

2017-2018 Dates:

9/19

10/16 * updated 10/16

11/21

12/19

1/16

2/20

3/20

4/17

5/15

 


CASA Basketball - Still time to sign up


Join Casa Basketball Sat Nov 11th at MTMS
Girls 9:30-10:25 AM
Boys 10:30 - 11:25 AM

Forms are on rack outside office.

Download CASA Form click here
www.casasports.org

MTMS Verified Entry System

With the goal of increased security, Cadillac Area Public Schools will institute a verified entry system at all K-8 CAPS school buildings during school hours.  Beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015, visitors to Cadillac Area Public School Buildings will be asked to "request entry" through a "security buzzer" entry system.  Similar to a doorbell, the buzzer is located at the main entrance of each building and visitors will be asked to verify their identity and purpose of their visit prior to being admitted to the building.  Here at MTMS, you will find the button to request entry to the right of the main entry doors.  Please press the button and wait a moment.  If we have not responded in 2 minutes, please press the button again as our Administrative Assistants may have missed your call.

 

After entering the building, you will be required to sign in at the office and wear a visitors badge while on the premises.  You are asked to sign out prior to leaving the building.  The purpose of the verified entry system is to better monitor visitors in our buildings during school hours at Cadillac Area Public Schools.  Thank you for your cooperation as we all become familiar with the new entry procedure.  Patience and feedback is requested as we institute this safety measure.  It is a program that has been successfully used in schools across the country and one additional step to monitoring guests in our buildings as a safety measure for our staff and students.  Your child's safe learning environment is one of our highest priorities.  Thank you for your support and understanding. 

Attendance Line

If your child is absent from school please call our attendance line 231-876-5603 as soon as possible on the day of the absence.  You can call the attendance line at anytime.  For preplanned absences please send a note to school.

School Closing and Delays

You can find out school closings and delays by checking the calendar or going to the vikingnet.org homepage.  You can also receive an e-mail or text as soon as we have school closing or school delay information.  Visit the following link:  www.cadillacnews.com   Look for the snowflake to sign up for this service.More

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