Sunday, October 27, 2013

Drug Free Zone: It's Red Ribbon Week!

Did you know: Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who dont, yet only a quarter of teens report having these conversations.* The Mannford school district is celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 28th thru November 1st. Each school building has theme days to celebrate the week.  Lets see your support for a drug free campus by participating in the theme days!!


Monday: Wake-up, its Red Ribbon Week! Wear your pajamas.

Tuesday: Don't let bad choices get you hurt! Fake an injury.

Wednesday: Outsmart drugs! Dress like a nerd.

Thursday: Say BOO! to drugs! Wear your Halloween costumes.

Friday: Drugs can make you crazy! Wear crazy hair.


Monday: Brink your "A" Game - wear a jersey or your favorite team t-shirt.

Tuesday: My Future is Bright, No Drugs in Sight - Neon day and any bright colors.

Wednesday: Put your thinking cap on, be a smartie, don't do drugs - Hat day.

Thursday: Wear RED.

Friday: Have Pride, don't do drugs - Purple Pride day.



Monday, October 28 - "Hide from Drug"/Wear Camo

Tuesday, October 29 - "Stay Drug-Free Every Decade"/Dress from a different decade

Wednesday, October 30 - Favorite Football Team day

Thursday, October 31 - "Escape the Warriors"/Wear your school-appropriate Halloween costume

Friday, November 1 - "Our LAST Round"/Wear School Spirit COLORS

You can learn more about the Red Ribbon organization by clicking here*.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Don't forget! Thursday....Friday....Saturday


Just a reminder that there is a PTO meeting this Thursday night at 6:30 at the upper elementary. Please be there! There will be a multitude of things on the agenda! We need your support and input!


Also this Friday from 6-8 is the MECC Fall Carnival. The Carnival will be lots of fun and geared towards children ages 7 and under! Bring your young kids to play games and a myriad of other fun fall activities! There will also be a basket silent auction available for bidding! Each class has their own theme and the money from these baskets goes straight back into that specific classroom, so please come and support your ECC teachers! The baskets include:

Mrs. Snyder: coffee & candles
Mrs. Porter: $$ tree
Mrs. Spess: snacks
Ms. Fowler: fall d├ęcor
Ms. Merrell: OU
Mrs. Good: Spa
Mrs. Sposato: chocolate
Mrs. Schraeder: OSU
Mrs. Pratt: family/game night


also, don't forget:

PTO Coat and Book Drive is still going on and we still need your donations!


Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Its an Oasis of Books!! Its Bedlam!! Its the Book Fair!!

The book fair is in full swing but there aren't many days left so hurry on over to the Lower Elementary and check out the selection! There is a wide variety of books, starting with picture books and early reading books for those just starting to read all the way to chapter and series books for 5th-6th-7th graders. There are even books that would interest adults! The students from the lower and upper elementary schools have been allowed to visit the book fair and given "wish lists" to fill out and take home to show parents. We encourage everyone to come and buy a book or two, or three! There really is no limit! Our library gets a "credit" towards scholastic books based on the sales from the book fair that Mrs. Morrow uses to buy books FOR our library to keep those shelves stocked with books for the elementary school kids to browse and check out.

Also, don't forget the Bedlam Change Drive, also through Scholastic. Bring your change and put into the school of your choice! Its a Bedlam battle and the winning team will be announced at the end of the book fair!

The book fair runs from October 4th through October 16th, and it will be open for parents to come during the evenings of Parent/Teacher conferences in case you cant make it during school hours. Parents, also, please check out the teachers wish lists located on the pyramid near the door. If you buy a book off a teacher's list, you will get a grab bag for your child!

Monday, October 7, 2013

PTO Movie night this Friday, October 11th!

Just in time for Halloween, PTO is presenting "Hocus Pocus"! Don't forget to bring you a chair, blanket, or pillow! Remember, extra concessions are available to purchase as well!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Calling All Cars!! Come to the Car Show!

Mannford 3rd graders are hosting a Benefit Car Show on Saturday, October 5th at the Mannford Church of the Nazarene. There will be booths set up with games for the kids as well as concessions and a Jupiter jump! All profits will benefit the 3rd grade classes at Mannford Lower Elementary. A couple of volunteers are still needed to help with booths, so PLEASE, if you can help out, it would be most appreciated!!

Registration starts at 9:00 A.M,
Awards presented at 1:00

Registration Fees- $10.00 plus a generous amount of school Supplies

* The school supplies will be shared by the five 3rd grade classes at the Mannford Elementary School. Suggested school supplies are puzzles, board games, age appropriate books, etc. *

Special Awards will be given for:

Top 5 vehicles
Top 5 Motorcycles
Best of show Car
Best of show Truck

Special Recognition:

Best Mannford Alumni vehicle
Best Rat Rod
Best “Work in Progress”
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help out with a booth, please call Curtis Martin at 918-729-4122