Shout outs are emailed directly to the recipient(s) and are also posted on the MMSD Facebook page and school Facebook page. Click on any image below to see a larger version of it.

Capital High Westside and Eastside staff were a force on ACT testing day. Thank you for all your efforts to prepare our students to test. Also thank you for celebrating with them after testing - huge smiles all around at the completion! Our students are on the path towards college, career, and community readiness because of your work.
Thank you to the Jefferson ELA teachers for their participation in the learning lab this week.  Lamark Shackerford and Brad Klingele graciously opened their doors to fellow teachers, so we could all reflect on the intersection between student engagement and instruction.  A big shout out to Madonna Bodmer, instructional coach, for all her hard work and unwavering focus on improving student outcomes.
Special recognition to our February 2018 Crew of the Month:  EQUIPMENT OPERATORS & GROUNDS  Congrats to Lead grounds worker STEVE KIPP and the rest of the crew:  RORY ROSSMAN KIRK FEHL MISSY BAKER DEON BURGARD JULIE YEAGER TOD MELOTTE CHRIS BRADLEY JEREMY BELL NATAN OSIO-BARBA NICK GUERRA DAVID ARY THOMAS DAVIS AL MAIER  This group keeps our walks and lots safe and clean and helps beautify our grounds!  Our ball diamonds are in great shape and our breakfasts and lunches (and everything else) are delivered d
Thank you to the Wright ELA teachers for being "all in" for our learning lab this week.  Our host teachers, Linda Bernhardt, Dawn Schmid and Nikki Colburn generously opened their classrooms, so their professional learning community could reflect on instructional planning and practice.  I especially want to thank Tara Wolfe, instructional coach, for all her hard work in pulling the lab together.  Go Wright!
SHOUT OUT to Stephanie Berto & the staff at Safe Haven Emerson - for making the best of staffing shortages, and supporting and loving our children.  You are all appreciated in SO MANY ways!!
Julie Beckett, Sennett Middle - The middle school LMTS's did a big refresh of our 7th and 8th grade Battle of the Books booklists this year, and Julie took on the volunteer job of taking all of our new questions and putting them all into Sheets and updating the randomizer so that all of the rest of us can continue to do our Battles electronically.  So much work, and so well done!!!  Thank you, Julie for all your work above and beyond the call of duty!!
Sarah Drake, Sennett Middle School - Your kindness, flexibility, And thoughtfulness is truly awesome. You are a gift to our students and school community.
A huge thank you to Mary Schneider at Sherman Middle School for being such a great coach and mentor for the 7th and 8th grade girls' basketball team and amazing teacher for the Merlins class! Sherman is so lucky to have you!
Hats off to the teachers and staff at Mendota Elementary!  Every time I step foot in that building, I see their dedication and love for all of the students.  They truly care and want the students to be successful, they are welcoming and create a warm environment for all who enter.  Thank you for doing what you do!
A huge shout out to the staff at Mendota Elementary for doing what they do to keep our students safe every day!

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