MES-September 13, 2020 To MES Parents/Guardians, Hard to believe our first week of school is officially behind us. As we go into week 2 of school, I wanted to send out a friendly reminder regarding school dismissal. School dismissal is at 2:30pm. Starting at 2:30pm-2:40pm, 1 car at a time will stop at the school entrance and your student(s) will be delivered to your vehicle by MES staff member. Parking lot needs to be cleared by 2:45pm in order to keep buses on time. We ask parents/guardians to stay in their vehicle and to avoid blocking any intersections so that we can stay on time. Parents/Guardians will not be allowed to enter the building. If at any time you need to enter the building, please contact the office at 546-2210 prior to 2pm to schedule an appointment. Take care, Ms. White Principal
MES - Please check our facebook page for a letter from Principal White regarding Drop Off and/Or Pickup schedule.
MES - Please check our facebook page for a letter from Principal White regarding the beginning of school.
MES - Bikes for Books winners are listed on our school Facebook page. Please check it out. Thank you, Masons!
MES-Today, Wed., 6/10, is the last day for the gym food pantry. There will be summer deliveries. Please contact Laura Thomas for more information.
MES - The last packets containing all graded work, report cards, certificates and a little something special will be available Friday (6/12) from 10:00 to 12:00. All electronics MUST be turned in in order to receive your report cards. Mrs. Bailey will be in her office Wednesday, June 10, from 10:00 to 12:00 for those who missed last Friday's deadline. Thank you.
MES - Please know Mrs. Bailey will be at MES tomorrow, June 5, from 10:00 to 12:00 for electronics and completed school work drop off. This is the last opportunity to turn in completed work. All devices must be returned before report cards can be issued. Please contact Mrs. Bailey with any questions. Thank you!
MES-Good Morning. Be reminded the school will be open from 10:00 to 12:00 today for the drop off/pick up of student work. Please remember to stay 6 feet away from others who may also be in the gym. If you have questions about work, please contact teachers. We miss you all!
Please check out the MES Facebook Page to see the details for Spirit Week - April 6 through 10!
A few people have suggested and some people are already putting out coolers or receptacles of some sort for their lunches to be set in. On days like today, when the weather isn't the best, paper bags done fare well. Please consider this. Get creative! Thank you.
MES - Please be reminded that meal pick up and delivery remains at Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If at all possible, we do suggest the meal bags be delivered directly to your home. Thanks!
The MES Food Pantry will be open Wednesdays from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m. until further notice.
Apologies - that's email@example.com - There is NO "T" in Parker - and there is no "I" in TEAM - not sure what one has to do with the other?! Maybe Mrs. Bailey is just going a tad stir crazy!
Pre-K and Kindergarten registration have been cancelled for April 8. We have your names and phone numbers so we will be in contact as soon as we have the new date. Thanks for your understanding. Stay safe and we will see you soon.
Mr. Rick Parker has a math problem for you! Can YOU figure out how many bobbers are in the jar? Bet you can! Click here to see his video: https://youtu.be/BKAkzcfNVYI Good luck!
Mrs. Lisee would like all 5th and 6th graders to know that she has emailed you. She will be keeping in touch with you that way. Please check your emails daily for updates and messages. If you are unable to do this, perhaps you can have a friend give you a hand. She misses you!
Milbridge Elementary will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. this week.
MES-There were many calls, emails, and Facebook messages involved in creating the Meal Delivery/Pick Up list. IF for some reason you do not get yours today, PLEASE let Mrs. Bailey know ASAP so she can fix any problem that may arise. Stay safe. MES misses you all.
MES - In grade 3, we use BrainPop as part of our daily curriculum. Students of any age can watch the video and do the quiz to check for comprehension. Currently, BrainPop is offering this site free to families to assist with remote learning. https://www.brainpop.com/
MES - Share your distance learning photos with Mrs. Bailey and she will share them with our school community. We LOVE to see what you are all doing. We miss you!
MES-Mrs. Bailey is still taking names for the bagged breakfast/lunch/snack list. You can either pick these up at school Mon, Wed, and Fri. of next week between 10 am & 12 pm or you can have them delivered to your home. These will be available for at least the next 2 weeks.
Miss Hazel from the Maine Outdoor school has some great ideas for things you can do while home with the kiddos. Please check them out! https://bangordailynews.com/2020/03/18/act-out/6-educational-outdoor-family-activities-to-try-during-the-pandemic/
MES - If you do not want your bag lunches delivered, you may pick them up at MES on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
MES-Bag lunches will be available for parent pick up at 10:00 today. If you signed up, you may stop by the school to grab yours. Starting 3/23, bags will be delivered to homes on Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays. If you would like to be added to the list, please let Mrs. Bailey know.
MES - Not all Art packets were ready when parents picked up today. If you missed your child's and would like to, you may download the work from the District App, MES under Documents. Otherwise you may pick up the assignments in the gym next week, Monday - Friday, from 10 - 12.
If you would like a delivery of or would like to pick up school bag lunches, please let us know asap so that we may put you on the list. Thank you.
UPDATE ON SAD 37 SCHOOL CLOSING: With updates from the Governor recommending avoiding groups larger than 50, and the President's that groups be no more than 10, we have made the decision to NOT have school on Wednesday, March 18th as planned. More information will be available Tuesday morning as to how parents can get the schoolwork for their child's remote learning experience. We appreciate your patience as we all work together to get through this.
MES - There will be no school for students on Monday and Tuesday (3/16 and 3/17) as stuff uses these days to plan for the possibility of a shutdown due to the Coronavirus.
MES - There WILL BE EdGE at MES today (3/11) and tomorrow (3/12).
MES - There will be NO EDGE this afternoon, Tuesday, March 10th. PLEASE SHARE. Thank you.
MES - There will be cheering practice this afternoon (3/10) from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. in the gym. Please contact Coach Fraser with any questions.
MES - There will be no basketball practice for either the boys or the girls for the rest of the week. You may contact the school should you have questions.
MES - Check out who made Big Cold Fish! Great Job, Parker! http://www.newscentermaine.com/video/sports/outdoors/big-ol-fish/capesce/97-201b984b-50e3-40b6-a758-011d7ae4f2cb?jwsource=cl
MES Reminder from Lori: As we have asked before, PLEASE DO NOT PARK in the bus circle. Lori is finding that some parents park in the circle then go into the school. Unattended students are then in the parking lot as buses are entering and exiting. This is VERY unsafe. Thank you.
MES - to clarify - there will be no Pre-K or Kindergarten on April 8. All other students will attend school this day. Apologies if this caused any confusion.
MES-There will be Pre-K & K Registration Wed, April 8. There will be no classes for current students this day. If you know of someone with a child entering this fall (PreK, age 4 before 10/15; K, age 5 before 10/15), have them call MES/546-2210 to schedule an appointment. Thanks!
MES - Be reminded there is NO EDGE today, Monday, March 2. The first home Pee Wee Game is tonight. Tip off is at 5:00 p.m.
MES - There will be NO EDGE Monday, March 2. Please help spread the word. Thanks!
MES - There will be a DI Performance today, Thursday, February 27, at 1:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
MES - There will be a cheering practice, Monday, March 2, from 3:00 to 4:30. Cheerleaders with signed permission slip, proof of insurance and a copy of a current physical are eligible to attend.
MES - The first Pee Wee Practices will be Mon., Feb. 24. The girls will practice from 4:00-5:30. The boys will practice from 5:30-7:00. Parents must pick up after each practice (there is no bus). Students with signed permission slips, current physicals and insurance may stay.
MES - Please be reminded there is a half day of school for MSAD 37 students tomorrow - 11:30 dismissal. The MES Awards Assembly will be at 8:30 a.m. where second quarter Perfect Attendance (Grades PreK-6) and Honor Roll Awards (Grades 3-6) will be presented.
MES - There will be no DI this afternoon (Thursday, 2/13) for MES students. Please share this as well.
MES - There will be NO EDGE at MES this afternoon, Thursday, February 13. Please spread the word. THANKS!
MES - The Milbridge Honor Roll Assembly will be Friday at 8:30 a.m. due to possible snow Thursday afternoon. There is no Maine Outdoor School for Grades 3 and 5 this Thursday the 13th. Be reminded that Friday is an early release day and Valentine's Day.
There will be NO DI at Milbridge Elementary today. Ms. Alahna isn't feeling well. The DI Performance will be Thursday, February 27 at 1:45 p.m.
We have once again rescheduled the Academic Awards due to a scheduling conflict, The awards assembly will be THURSDAY, February 13, at 1:30 p.m. Please be reminded that Friday the 14th is a half day of school. You may call the office with questions.
We will have an early release today, Thursday, February 6th. Walkers will be dismissed at 11:30
The Academic Awards have been postponed until Tuesday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m.
The Jr. High Play Off games will be held Monday, February 10th instead of Friday the 7th. Both games will still be in Beals. The Lady Tigers will play at 5:00 and the Tigers will follow at 6:30 p.m. Please call the school with questions. GO TEAMS!
Parents, PLEASE be reminded just how important it is for parents to pick up their children and exit the building as quickly as possible during dismissal. There is simply too much confusion when the lobby is full to make sure children safely get on their correct buses. THANK YOU!
The February calendars will be coming home today. We do not have the February Menus yet but you can see what for lunch tomorrow on the MSAD 37 app. For those who may not the app yet - it's spaghetti! YUM!
Sorry - correction...1/30 and 1/31
Two more days of Lori doubling up the morning bus run at MES. Please look for buses to run as they have been for the past week both tomorrow and Friday (1/29 and 1/30). You may contact Lori with questions.
Please be reminded there will be no EdGE and no ball practices tomorrow, Wednesday, January 29. Feel free to share. Thanks!
At least two more days of doubling up. Lori will be do both runs tomorrow, 1/28, and Wednesday, 1/29. Please share and thank you for your patience and understanding.
Happy Monday Morning! Lori will need to double up the morning run again today, Monday, 1/27. Please expect delays and please share. Thank you.
We will need to double up in the AM on Jan 23 & 24 in Mibridge. NO Clara’s bus. Lori will drive her regular run, then drive Clara’s run starting at 7:30. For walkers and students that ride with parents: A bus will depart MES at 7:40 and proceed to NJSHS and arrive at 7:55 - Lori
January 22- AM DOUBLE UP in MILBRIDGE. NO Clara’s bus. Lori will drive her run, then drive Clara’s run starting at 7:35am and traveling over the following roads: Rte. 1 to Steuben line, Wyman Road, Main Street, Rte. 1 to Cherryfield Line. PLEASE SHARE
There will be NO EDGE or BALL PRACTICES Wednesday, January 29, 2020. We will send a reminder as the date gets closer.
We just received a message from Lori - "We will need to double up in Milbridge this afternoon. NO Clara's first bus. Lori will do her regular run and then deliver Clara's students. Expect delays. Thank you"
Practices have been cancelled as well. PLEASE SHARE this information as well.
The EdGE office just called and they are cancelling programming for this afternoon. Due to the late notice, PLEASE SHARE with as many people as you can. Thank you.
Some of the back ordered Yankee Candle items are in. We will send home what we can with the students. Please feel free to call the office to check on yours.
Please be reminded that Jr. High Basketball photos will be taken Wednesday, January 8, right after school. Picture envelopes are available in the lobby. Please contact the school with any questions.
Parents, PLEASE be reminded that we DO HAVE children and staff with peanut/nut allergies. Although we cannot guarantee a nut free school, we do ask people to be considerate of this and not bring snacks/lunches containing peanut butter or nuts. Thank you for your cooperation.
Attention 3rd and 5th Gr. Parents: Please know these students will be doing Thursday Forays all winter. PLEASE make sure your children are properly dressed for these outdoor activities EVERY Thursday. Look for the notices with all of the details that are being sent home.
Parents, Be reminded that if at all possible, we like to get the kids out for their 15 minute recesses, even on a little colder days. PLEASE make sure your child(ren) has/have boots, mittens/gloves, snow pants, coats and hats so they are properly covered and can enjoy the snow!
MES extends a HUGE thank you to all who organized and helped with the Craft Day. The two hour delay didn't slow you down! The kids had a wonderful time. Your time, energy and efforts are very much appreciated. Thanks for all you do.
EdGE has been cancelled for this afternoon due to the inclement weather. Ball practices have been cancelled as well. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!
The newest clothing order is in. Please let Mrs. Bailey know if it is okay to send your order home with your kids.
Please remember there is NO EDGE tomorrow, Wednesday, December 11. It is Christmas Concert day. Students should be here at 5:45 p.m. The concert starts at 6:00 p.m. We hope to see you there.
ONE FINAL REMINDER - ALL RAFFLE TICKETS NEED TO BE TURNED IN SOONER THAN LATER. The big drawing is tomorrow. Thank you! And a great big thanks to all who helped with this fundraiser! Merry Christmas
Good Monday Morning! Please make sure all Tree Raffle Tickets are turned in today or by NOON time tomorrow (12/10) at the very latest! Tickets will be available for purchase at the concert. There's still time to buy your winning ticket. Good luck!
There will be no EdGE Wednesday, December 11, as it is Christmas Concert Day. We will be singing out hearts out at 6:00 p.m. that night. We hope you can join us. Fa la la la la
Only 7 days left to sell and get Christmas Tree Raffle Tickets! MANY, MANY big ticket items are under each tree. A $50 gift card will be awarded to the top seller. Please contact the school to pick up your tickets or to have them sent home with your child today!
Please have all family and business donations in to the Tree Raffle Committee by tomorrow, December 4, if you would like your name/business listed on the flyer. Thank you for your continued support.
Please know should you call the school between 2:25 & 2:55 pm, you will most likely will get the answering machine. Mrs. Bailey is loading the early bus, dismissing parent pick-ups, and dismissing the other 2 buses during this time. Call with after school changes before 2:00. Thx
Yankee Candle orders are in. Please stop by and pick up yours. There is only one order than can be sent home with a child. The rest of the orders are too big to send on the bus. Thanks!
Please be reminded that today (Wed.,11/27)is a half day of school. Students will be dismissed at 11:30. Happy Thanksgiving!
Here is a link to the Christmas Tree Raffle Facebook page so you can follow the donors and the items that are coming in. https://facebook.com/events/1766801333464811/?ti=cl
Lots of big tickets items are coming in for the Christmas Tree Raffle already! Three trees of equal value will be drawn on Dec. 11. Don't forget to pick up some tickets to sell over the vacation weekend. Call the school and they will be sent home with your child. Happy Selling!
Today, Monday the 25th, we have Flu Shots from 9 to 11 for those with permission, we have picture retakes at 12:30, there's no EdGE but there will be ball practice. The first game is tomorrow at HES. There's no EdGE tomorrow either and we have an early release Wednesday. BUSY!
Since there is NO EDGE tomorrow, Monday, November 25, the junior high boys will practice from 3 :00 to 4:30 and the girls will practice from 4:30 to 6:00. GO TIGERS!
The Milbridge Daisy GS Trp # 759 is having a Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Seacoast Mission Cherryfield Food Pantry. Please bring in your non-perishable food donations by 11/22 and place them in the box at MES.They are in need of cranberry sauce, stuffing and spaghetti sauce.
EdGE would like parents and students to know there will be NO after school PROGRAM next week on Monday the 25th or Tuesday the 26th. Wednesday is an early release day so there is nothing after school that day anyway. EdGE will resume on Monday, December 2. Happy Thanksgiving!
Good Morning and Happy Thanksgiving! Please remember today is our student Thanksgiving meal. This may be helping when planning what's for lunch today. Have a great Tuesday.
The Jr. High Students will have ball practices Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 5:30 and 5:30 to 7:00...boys and girls will alternate early and late practices. Please contact Coach Parker and Coach Parker with questions.
Basketball practice has been cancelled for this afternoon, Monday, November 12. Please share!
EdGE has been cancelled for this afternoon. Students will be coming home on their regular buses. PLEASE SHARE! Thank you.
Today is the last day to place a MES clothing order with Wight's Sporting Goods. The shop will close at midnight tonight. Please contact the school if you would like more information.
Please be reminded that the Academic Awards Assembly is today, Tuesday, November 12, at 1:45 p.m.
If any child brings money to school tomorrow for the Book Fair, we will make sure they have time to make their purchases. Tomorrow will be the last day. Don't forget, tomorrow IS a half day. We all get an early start to our long, well deserved weekend.
Any grandparent who shops the Book Fair with their grandchild(ren) today can enter their name for a chance to win a tote bag of goodies. The Fair closes promptly at 6 p.m. tonight. Thanks for your continued support.
Parent Teacher Conferences are tomorrow, Thursday, 11/7. If you do not have an appointment, please call the school office. Be reminded that students will be dismissed at 11:30. Lunch will be served.
Sixth Grade Parents only - Please be reminded of your conferences today. Call the school if you are unsure of your time. Thanks!
It has come to our attention that a few people missed the last MES clothing order. Wight's has reopened it for one more week. Time IS limited. Here is the new link. https://milbridge2019-2.itemorder.com/sale. Contact the school or Wight's with questions.
Please be reminded that Parent Drop Off is 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. The doors will not be unlocked until at least 7:20 mornings. Thank you for your cooperation.
Students will preview the Book Fair tomorrow, 11/5 in the a.m. Students can begin purchasing Wed. 11/6. The fair will also be open during PT Conferences from 12:15 to 6:00 p.m. Any grandparent who buys books with their grandchild this day will be entered for a special drawing!
Parent Teacher Conferences are Thurs., 11/7. If you don't have an appointment, please call the office to schedule one. Both Thursday and Friday are early release days for students. Dismissal is at 11:30 a.m.
Yankee Candle orders are due Wednesday, November 6. The student with the highest dollar amount in sales will win a $25 gift certificate for the Scholastic Book Fair! Please call the school with questions regarding your orders.
Please be reminded that today is an early release day. Lunch will be served and students are dismissed at 11:30. HaPpY HAlloWeeN!
There is a Soccer Play Off game this afternoon at the Narraguagus field beginning at 2:45 p.m. The bus will leave MES at 1:45 p.m. GO TIGERS!
Please remember when you children are absent from school we must receive either a phone call or a written notice for this to be an excused absence. If your child has more than 7 unexcused absences, they are considered truant and we then must follow certain protocol. Thank you.
Harrington Elementary has invited MES Grades 4, 5 and 6 to their Spook Night. When? Friday October 25. What time? 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. Students MUST sign up (which is posted in the hall). Admission is $5. Prizes for the best costumes.Contact HES for more info.
MES will be selling Yankee Candles this fall. Looks for flyers to come home soon!
There was an issue with soccer photos. They will be retaken Monday, 10/21. They will do MES first then Jr. High right before the game with HES. We have no order envelopes left but you can order on line. Please call the school with questions.
Tomorrow, 10/16, is the first day of EdGE for students Grades 2-6 who have ALREADY signed up. Students /Parents may not turn in apps tomorrow and expect to their children to stay. EdGE requires paperwork to be in one day before students are allowed to participate.
Please make note that the White's Sporting Goods fall clothing order ends Sunday. You will not be able to order items after this date.
Mr. Elliott asked us to remind all soccer players that the bus will leave MES at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16 for the game in Jonesport. He also would like his players to be reminded how chilly it will be there so bring a sweatshirt or jacket.
Please be reminded there is NO SCHOOL Monday for the holiday and NO SCHOOL Tuesday for teacher workshop. Enjoy your long weekend!
The Cross Country Meet will be THURSDAY next week NOT WEDNESDAY as all the other meets have been. Please share this information.
Cross Country practice has been cancelled for today, Tuesday, October 1. Please contact the school should your child need to go somewhere other than their normal drop off this afternoon.
The soccer bus will leave at 1:30 on Thursday, October 3.
EdGE will start on October 16 for MES students in Grades 2 through 6. Applications may be filled out on line at https://www.seacoastmission.org/edge-afterschool/ Paper applications are available in the school lobby. Please contact the Parker Brothers with questions.
Happy Monday. Today is picture day! They will start around 8:30 a.m. Have those envelopes ready and SMILE PRETTY!
School pictures are Monday, September 30th. Please make sure you have your photo envelopes filled out when your child(ren) get(s) to school. If you have multiple envelopes, you must have separate payment in each one. The school office will be unable to make change. Thank you.
Error correction - No Pre K Friday, SEPTEMBER 27.
Please be reminded there is NO PRE K tomorrow, Friday, October 27.
Just a reminder that School Photos AND Cross Country Pics will be taken Monday, September 30. Coaches Parker and Parker ask that runners bring their orange, black, gray or white running gear with them on this day for their photos.
After a last minute plan, soccer pictures will be taken this afternoon before the game. Don't worry about your envelopes. All team members will be photographed and you can send them in at at a later date. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
There is no PreK Friday, September 27 or Friday, October 4 due to DIAL 4 screening. Contact the school with questions. Please feel free to share.
That angel, Lori Mathews, found another driver for this afternoon. Both buses will leave here around 3 p.m. There still will not be an early bus run though. Please call the school with questions. Happy Weekend!
There will be no Early Clara's Bus Run this afternoon.
Lori has to double her bus run this afternoon. She will do her route and then come back for Clara's students. Expect delay. Please pass this message along. Thank you. Happy Friday!
Please remember the importance of letting our coaches know if you are taking your child(ren) from a field and/or ballgame. If you are in attendance and want your child with you, please also let the coaches know this. Thank you for your cooperation. It is much appreciated.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lori will have to double up in Milbridge today, (Thursday, 9/18). Lori will do her run first then return to begin Clara's run at 7:30 a.m. Expect delays. Thank you for your patience.
Lifetouch will be taking Soccer and Cross Country photos on the 30th along with individual pictures. Sports photo envelopes are available in the school lobby. The other envelopes are being sent home with students today.
Please be reminded that School Physicals are this Friday, September 20th, for students in grades 4 through 6. Permission slips need to be brought in as soon as they can. Please call the school with questions.
Grade 5 will travel to Addison Tuesday, September 17th, for a Constitution Day Program. Please contact the school with any questions.
A reminder that our Open House is tomorrow, Thursday, September 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. All will meet in the gym for introductions from Ms. White. Everyone will then be welcome to meet teachers and visit classrooms. Please feel free to share. We hope to see you there.
The first Cross Country Meet of the season will be today at 4 pm in Jonesport. The bus leaves at 3 pm from MES. If your child is uncertain of whether they are taking the bus or you are picking them up, please call the school this morning. Thanks. GO TIGERS! Run like the wind!
What a great day for FieldDay, nice planning Galen.