Mallory PTO Movie Night!
Mallory PTO will be hosting a Movie Night on March 17 at 6:00 PM. The Pixar movie "Inside Out" will be the Feature Presentation! Admission for the movie will only be 50 cents and includes popcorn, a cookie, a soft drink and more! What a GREAT way to spend the evening! Come join us!
January Character Kids
Congratulations to Mallory's January Character Kids! The January Character Trait was "Attitude" and all of these young Bison demonstrated that trait for the entire month! Way to go! February's Character Trait is "Courtesy". We'll be looking for students that demonstrate courtesy this month!
Bison Archery Team Earn Medals
Last weekend the Bison Archery Team traveled to Skyline for a tournament. We had several shootersmedal in the tournament. In the Elementary Boys Division (4th-5th grades) Stephen Cox earned 1st place with a score of 227 and Mason Beesley earned 3rd place with a score of 209. In the Middle School Boys Division (6th-8th grades) Ethan Casteel earned 3rd place with a score of 272. In the High School Girls Division Dominique Wong earned 3rd place with a score of 276 and in the High School Boys Division Dalton Beaman earned 3rd Place with a score of 275. Currently Dominique Wong, Dalton Beaman and Ethan Casteel have all qualified for the state archery tournament in March.
Cox Care Mobile Returns
The Cox CARE Mobile is returning to Mallory Elementary on Friday, February 12, 2016. This service offers free basic health services for children from age 2 months through the age of 18 by a nurse practitioners. The mission is to provide access to health care for children who have no insurance, do not have a primary care physician or whose parents cannot afford to pay for necessary services.
Appointment scheduling will begin at Choices of appointment times are not available. To schedule an appointment and receive patient forms, contact Teresa Coltrin at 417-345-2222 ext. 2035 any day school is in session.
2nd Quarter Principal's Challenge
These 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders all met the Mallory Principal's A.R. Challenge! In order to meet the challenge given to them by Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Holt, students had to meet specific criteria in Accelerated Reader. In second grade, students had to have 27.6 points and an average of 85% correct on all of their A.R. tests. In third grade, that goal was 32.4 points and 85% correct, and for fourth graders, students had to have 38.4 points and 85%. These children met (and many exceeded) those goals! Way to go!
First Semester Perfect Attendance
These young Bison did not miss a single day of school the ENTIRE first semester! WOW! What an accomplishment! We're proud of you all!
Second Quarter Perfect Attendance
These Mallory students had perfect attendance during the second quarter! Way to go! We are very proud of these young bison!
Horses of Hope Visits Kindergarten
Horses of Hope paid a visit to some of Mallory's Kindergarten classes on Thursday. Shannon Stewart, from Horses of Hope, and a couple of volunteers brought a pony named "Little Black" to meet the children. After the children had gotten a chance to pet (and hug) Little Black, Shannon announced to the classes that each student would be receiving a copy of the book "Little Black, a Pony" by Walter Farley, the same author that wrote the best selling novel "The Black Stallion". The books are being presented to Mallory's Kindergartners courtesy of Horses of Hope and Dollar General. What a special time our little bison had! Little Black shared many hugs with our kids, and Miss Lenz even stood still long enough to do an interview with KOLR 10. Learning is a lot of fun at Mallory!
"Millionaires" at Mallory
Mallory Elementary has it's first two "millionaires" for the 2015-2016 School Year. Kimberly Evans from Mrs. Duskin's fourth grade and Sophia Jason from Mrs. Quigley's fourth grade have each read over ONE MILLION words this school year. WOW!!! Way to go girls! We're very proud of you.
No Child Left Behind Complaint Procedures
Click HERE for a copy of Complaint Procedures under The No Child Left Behind Act.
"Words To Live By"
The Fourth graders presented their musical "Words to Live By" on November 19 in the Shewmaker Center. They were directed by Mallory's music teacher, Mrs. Gilpin. The show was fantastic and enjoyed by all that attended. Well done fourth graders and Mrs. Gilpin! Bravo!
Accelerated Reader Principal's Challenge Winners
New this year is the Accelerated Reader Principal's Challenge. In order to meet the requirements for the Principal's Challenge Award, students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades must be specific point and average correct goals set by Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Holt. These goals presented a challenge to our young readers and encouraged them to go above and beyond the normal grade level/classroom goals. They were presented a special certificate as well as their own "swag" bag! We are extremely proud of these young readers!
Mallory Character Kids for October 2015
The Character Trait for October 2015 was Responsible. These children were selected by their classroom teachers for demonstrating how responsible they are for the entire month. Way to go! We're Proud of our October Mallory Character Kids!
Watch Us Whip and Nae Nae!
Today at Mallory during our Awards Assemblies, some of our 3rd and 4th graders surprised us with a "Flash Mob" and showed all of us how they can Whip and Nae Nae! How fun it was to watch our young Bison show off their Dance Moves! Click HERE to see a video of one of their performances!
Thank You Buffalo Wal-Mart!
This morning, the Buffalo Wal-Mart presented TEN Mallory Teachers with $50 gift cards! Thank You Wal-Mart for your continued support of Mallory and our little Bison!
Pre-K Bison Visit the Pumpkin Patch!
Our youngest Bison recently visited the pumpkin patch.From the looks of things, they had a wonderful time! We're proud of our youngest Bison!
Title I Tutoring Begins November 2
In an effort to ensure our students are successful in reading and math, teachers at Mallory are offering after school tutoring beginning November 2. Tutoring will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 Monday through Thursday afternoons. Parents will be responsible for transportation. If you would like to sign your child up for tutoring, please fill out the form located HERE, and return it to the Mallory Office or your child's teacher.
NEW Standards-Based Grade Cards Coming
For information on the NEW Standard-Based Grade Cards that your child will be receiving, click HERE!
Kindergartners and Apples!
To celebrate the end of their apples unit and their study of the fall season, Mallory's Kindergarten classes recently visited Sunshine Valley Farm in Rogersville. While there, they learned about the many different varieties of apples, learned how to properly pick apples, and then were allowed to pick some to bring back to school, where they made home-made apple sauce!
Smoky The Bear Visits Mallory!
Smoky the Bear made an appearance at Mallory on Tuesday. He visited with the kindergarten classes and discussed fire safety. After their visit, Smoky stuck around to give high-fives, hugs and to pose for some class pictures. Thanks for visiting with us Smoky!
Title I Explained
Mallory Elementary is a School-Wide, Title I School. For more information on what that means, you can view a short video by clicking HERE!
Perfect Attendance Award
This weeks Perfect Attendance Winner is Damen Hamrick from Mrs. Wolf's kindergarten class. Damen has not missed a single day of school so far this year! Way to go Damon!
August 2015 Mallory Character Kids!
Congrats to the August 2015 Mallory Character Kids! These student's teachers felt that they demonstrated an ability to be Accountable through the month! We're proud of our young Bison!
2015-2016 School Year Calendar
Click HERE to see the 2015-2016 School Year Calendar.