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MCCSC Newsletter - January 12, 2024

Posted Date: 1/12/24 (11:00 AM)

MCCSC District Newsletter -  January 12, 2024
We hope of students, staff, and families had a relaxing winter break, but we are excited to have everyone back in the classroom! Reminder - No school Monday, January 15th for MLK Jr. Day.

Inclement Weather Information

MCCSC will notify families and staff via email, text/call, ParentSquare app, and a banner on the district homepage and all school homepages. There will also be a social media post.  Find the MCCSC school closings and delays FAQ here

Middle School High Ability Information Meeting
Middle School Middle School High Ability Services Information Meeting for all middle school students and their families will be on Monday, January 22, 2024 from 6:30-7:30 pm at Batchelor Middle School. Anyone who would like to hear more about middle school high ability identification and services is welcome to attend.

MCCSC Middle School High Ability Identification & Application Process  

Two ways to be identified, 1.) a student’s 6th grade InView and NWEA test scores may qualify them for the advanced Language Arts instruction or the ALPS program. If so, the student will receive an invitation letter via the US Mail on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, with this information.  2.) all other middle school students may choose to apply for these middle school high ability service options. 

Applications for middle school high ability services are due on or before Friday, February 9, 2024. 

Following are the required application materials: 

Family provides: parent referral (attached and linked here) and a student selected writing sample.

The school will provide the rest of the application materials. 

You may send application documents electronically to Adie Smith (, by fax (812-330-7813), or drop them off/mail them to the High Ability Office at the MCCSC Administration Building located at 315 E North Drive Bloomington, 47401. 

Additional MCCSC High Ability information and resources can be found on the Academics/High Ability page of the MCCSC website.

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Constellation Stage & Screen is requesting audience feedback. Please complete the Constellation Audience Survey here. 

The MCCSC Community Bulletin Board is the home for approved notices from not-for-profit community organizations. We are pleased to offer this service and will continually encourage our parents to view the Community Bulletin Board. We value the information you provide for our school community, and we look forward to continued partnership. 

Upcoming Events

1.15 No School - MLK Day

1.22 Middle School High Ability Info Meeting: 6:30-7:30pm (Batchelor Middle School)

1.22 BHSS 8th Grade Night:
7:00pm (BHSS)

1.23 Board of School Trustees Regular Meeting: 6:00pm (Co-Lab)

1.24 BHSN 8th Grade Night:
6:00pm (BHSN)

2.1 Kindergarten Online Enrollment Opens

2.8 ASE 8th Grade Night:
6:00pm (ASE)

2.15 BGS 8th Grade Night:
6:00pm (BGS)