Saturday, May 23, 2020
THANK YOU MCS FAMILIES! We were blown away by your support yesterday! Given these unprecedented circumstances, it was the best possible send off we could have asked for. Your signs and words of encouragement were such a blessing and the perfect way to close out this year. Click the button below to see highlights from today!

If you took a brick to for the legacy signing opportunity and need instructions on what to do with it and when to return it, click here.
Summer Tutoring
Summer Tutoring and Resource Recommendations will be added to the MCS Website next week! In the meantime, click the button below for a list of all the teacher's offering tutoring over the summer. Also, check out the Summer Slide Binder below!
Summer Slide Binder

This is the perfect option for students to work at their own pace and avoid the “Summer Slide”. The concepts will be a review of what was taught during the 2019-2020 year. It will also include activities that will front load students 
for next year. 
Mariners Institute for the Arts Videos
MIA has gotten very creative during quarantine! Students have collaborated and worked together via video to practice and perform together. Click the button below to see the videos!
8th Grade End of the Year Info
Mrs. Harrison recently sent out another important update filled with details about the end of the year for 8th Graders. If you missed it, click the button below to read it now!
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Difference Maker Update
We are incredibly proud of our 2019-2020 Difference Maker students! Check out this infographic for a look back on the projects completed this year as well as a sneak peek at upcoming projects for the 2020-21 school year!
Shrek: The Musical, JR.
MCS Middle School Proudly Presents a Special 3-part Shrektacular! Our student's have been hard at work preparing this performance of  Shrek: The Musical, Jr.  and you're not going to want to miss it! Delivered digitally in three parts throughout the month of May, this special production is something for the entire family to enjoy together! So get your popcorn ready and join us as we journey to Duloc on Friday, May 8, 15, and 22!

Watch all 3 parts now! Click the button below to view.
MCS Online Art Exhibit
Our incredible art teacher, Mrs. Rogers, has compiled one artwork from each Elementary student to showcase their best work from the year! Our student's are incredibly creative, talented, and made amazing progress this year. Click the link below to view your student's artwork in this special online art exhibit!
Spirit Rock Photos
Congratulations to the 8 th  Grade Class of 2020! We are proud of you! The Graduation Rock will be on display until Thursday, May 28. Feel free to stop by and take a picture in your graduation gown, and sign your name to the Rock.
MCS May Staff Birthdays
5/2 Amanda Majkrzak
5/3 Courtney McDonald
5/5 Terri Rodriguez
5/8 Christina Vanian
5/14 Polly Ernst
5/19 Nancy MacLeod
5/20 Brian Jones
5/26 Julie Hellriegel
5/28 Allison Petrovich
5/31 Talene Campbell
2019-2020 Character Quality Awards
This year, a pandemic will not stop us from this special occasion! Teachers, TK-7th grade, will host Character Quality Awards through classroom Zoom sessions according to the following schedule. Please note, to preserve instructional time and maximize the remaining instructional days, awards have been moved to the week after Memorial Day. Teachers will share more details, including the specific Zoom link, closer to the award ceremony. Certificates and the special words spoken over each child will be mailed home following the ceremony.

Tuesday, May 26
8:00am - 10:00am — TK & Kindergarten
10:15am - 12:15pm — 1st Grade
12:30pm - 2:30pm —2nd Grade

Wednesday, May 27
8:00am - 10:00am — 3rd Grade
10:15am - 12:15pm — 4th Grade
12:30pm - 2:30pm —5th Grade

Thursday, May 28
9:30am - 11:00am — 6th Grade Homeroom Character Awards
11:00am - 12:30pm — 7th Grade Homeroom Character Awards
New color! 
Teal Breeze long and short sleeve interlock polo for all ages
New fabrics!
Active fabric pants and active fabric shorts for all ages 
New Styles!
New tab-front skirt style option for middle school
2020-2021 Uniform News and Updates
We are excited to share a few updates in uniform offerings for the 2020-21 school year! All uniform options are available now through Land’s End, and you can find those offerings on our Land’s End school website .
In addition to adding a new style to our middle school skirt options, Land’s End has now added measurements for skirt length. Skirt length measurements ensure families can order skirts at the right length for their student. MCS skirts should be no shorter than three inches above the knee. 

Families can access the full 2020-21 MCS Uniform Guidelines on our website in the Downloadable Documents folder on the Parent Resources page or click the links below.


Questions? Contact Katie Niles at kniles@marinerscs.org or Angela Drevlow at adrevlow@marinerscs.org. 
PTF News
How PTF started the year
How PTF ended the year
Thank you to the PTF Board, event chairs, volunteers and parents who participated in PTF community events and classroom support! Take a moment to read a note from Robyn Gundlach, PTF President, and to see the highlights of PTF fun from the year!
PTF Blessing Fund
PTF wants to give a HUGE thank you to our MCS families for the generosity given to our remarkable staff through the PTF Blessing Fund. With your kind contributions and added funds from our PTF budget, we are able to distribute $20,000 to send our staff off into the summer with a little extra “splash of love.”