Thursday, January 29, 2015

GMS Vice Principal Tim Moore as King George Visits Martin City

5th grade Martin City teacher Tara Havens scheduled Mr. Tim Moore (GMS vice principal) to visit students in costume as King George. They discussed and shared information with the students from his point of view as King George pertaining to the American Revolution.  They are currently studying the American Revolution and they are reading the book George V/S George.  They will be doing some opinion writing around the topic after they are learned both sides of the disagreement.  The students spent some quality time asking "King George" questions.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Martin City Middle Jazz Ensemble Excels at the Missouri Valley Jazz Festival

The Martin City Middle School Jazz Ensemble traveled to Marshall, Mo Saturday and performed at the Missouri Valley Jazz Festival. The Students did an outstanding job and received many glowing comments from the judges.​

Outstanding Solo Award Winners were: Thomas Guzan-Alto Sax, Cesar Vargas-Trumpet and Jason Keleher-Piano and Drum Set.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Bright Futures Meeting - Martin City Lady Leaders 2015

Martin City Lady Leaders offer weekly lessons that help to develop life skills, healthy behaviors, and a sense of purpose for all participants. Martin City Lady Leaders hope to strengthen self-esteem, promote positive behavior and provide the tools to handle stress and peer-pressure. M.C.L.L. emphasizes group action and reinforces team building as an essential part of developing a sense of community among young women.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Martin City Students Skype with Alaskan Author Cindy Ailaud

On Wednesday, January 14th, the second graders at Martin City will skype with the author Cindy Aillaud. The Skype will take place at 10am.  

Mrs. Aillaud is now a retired kindergarten teacher from Alaska.  While teaching, she wrote the book, Recess at 20 below.   The book is nonfiction and it explains how students get ready for recess, what they do while they are outside and how they even have the occasional moose visit them on the playground. 

The second grade team at Martin City has developed a month long project based learning unit centered on Mrs. Aillaud book. 

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Winter 2015 School Report

Check out all the new stories, schedules and information in the brand new Winter 2015 School Report.

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