Maconaquah School Lunch Program

Please read the following information to clarify some misconceptions regarding the USDA guidelines for food/snacks sold in Maconaquah schools.

Maconaquah employees have reviewed documentation provided by the USDA as to requirements for school lunches, fundraisers, and classroom snacks. According to the law, we will be following these USDA guidelines outlined in the document below:


These food requirements only apply to items that are sold to students during the school day.  We appreciate your concern for your students.

NEWS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

SUMMER / FALL NEWS

Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year! 


To prepare for this new school year, we have done some hiring this summer. 

Maconaquah High School will have a new leadership team. 

                Mr. Chad Carlson – Principal

                Mrs. Stephanie Tidd – Assistant Principal

                Mrs. Kayla Clemons – Counselor

Mrs. Brittanie Hatcher – Lead Nurse

Mr. Matthew Carnagua  - Band Director – at both the high school and middle school.

Mr. Nicholas Atkins – Math Teacher

Ms. Lisa Copeland  - Custodian

Maconaquah Middle School

                Mr. Joseph Rife – Language Arts

                Mr. Shane Clemons – Special Education

Maconaquah Elementary School

                Mr. Jeremy Fewell – Assistant Principal

                Ms. Kristin Candelaria – 4th grade

                Ms. Tara Rush – 4th grade

                Ms. Victoria Shone – 5th grade

                Neil Hettmansperger – Custodian

Pipe Creek Elementary School

                Ms. Elizabeth Resler – Counselor

                Ms. Kayla Cottingham – Kindergarten

                Ms. Katherine DeRozier – Kindergarten

District-level

                Mr. Eric Stoff – Grant Writer/Public Relations


To prepare for the new school year, teachers and administrators participated in professional development activities.

·         The Maconaquah Administrative Team participated in a retreat in Nashville, Indiana.

·         Teachers and administrators from Maconaquah Middle School participated in PSTEM training.

·         Teachers and administrators from Maconaquah Elementary School traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for “No Excuses University” training.

·         Sixty-five teachers, administrators, and classified staff had Google training.

·         IDOE eLearning conference.

·         Project Lead the Way training in Indianapolis.


Maconaquah Schools – “Choose Us!” 

                June 23-27, 2014 - Maconaquah had a booth at the Miami County 4-H Fair. 

Why should you choose Maconaquah Schools?

·         Tuition-free admission

·         Balanced Calendar – 2-week fall, Christmas, and spring breaks

·         The only K-12 one-to-one technology district in Miami County

·         The IDOE approved eLearning for the 2014-15 school year

·         Collaborated with Purdue University in a $450,000 PSTEM grant

·         MHS recognized by U.S. News and World Report as “One of America’s BEST High Schools”

·         “No Excuses” University will be offered to all staff and students at Maconaquah Elementary 

·         Pipe Creek Elementary School is offering the Little Braves Academy – Maconaquah’s Public Pre-School


Maconaquah Schools – 50-Year Celebration -  Saturday, July 19, 2014


Maconaquah High School graduates and community members were invited to a showcase of Maconaquah prior to the celebration.  Those who attended learned about the history and depth of offerings throughout Maconaquah School Corporation.

·         Pipe Creek Elementary School made a quilt detailing the fifty-year history of Maconaquah

·         Every grade level from Maconaquah Elementary School shared highlights of their students’ experiences

·         Maconaquah Middle School made a special presentation focusing on technology

·         Four members of the MHS National Honor Society escorted visitors on a tour throughout the high school building


Over three hundred and fifty people celebrated the 50th anniversary of Maconaquah High School at the Milestone Event Center (Grissom Aeroplex).  Maconaquah alumni, their friends, spouses, and staff members had a wonderful evening. 




    Daily Announcements

    School supply lists can be found by clicking the tab "Supply Lists" on the left side of the screen.


    Have you checked out our School Parent Handbook?  You can find it by clicking on the "Parent Resources" tab on the left side of your screen.  It contains a lot of helpful information! 

    Contact Information: PLEASE KEEP YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION UP-TO-DATE! You can do this in two ways. Either access your Parent Connect account or send the information to school in writing. It is so important that we be able to contact you easily should an emergency arise with your child. This contact information is also used to make automated School Messenger calls regarding school delays or closings and fun events at school.


    Per Maconaquah School Corporation Board policy, you must complete a limited criminal background check to volunteer. This includes volunteering for PTO, helping in classrooms, and chaperoning field trips. Please fill out the form and submit it to our office.  You only need to fill out the application one time even if you have children in more than one building.  Please allow at least one week for the application and background check to be processed. Please understand that you will be required to re-submit this application each year.
    Volunteer Application.pdf

    Bullying Report

    To make an anonymous report, please print the form and complete as much information as possible, but do not sign your name.  Turn the report into the office at the appropriate building.  Upon receipt of the report, an investigation will be conducted and established procedures will be followed.

    False reporting will be dealt with according to the school discipline policy.  Please refer to the student handbook for each building.
    BULLYING REPORT AND INCIDENT FORM.pdf
    Monday, September 1
    Schools Closed
    Labor Day
    Thursday, October 2
    End of 1st Nine Weeks
    Friday, October 3
    Parent/Teacher Conferences (No Student Attendance)
    Mon, Oct 6 - Fri, Oct 17
    Fall Break
    Mon, Oct 6 - Fri, Oct 10
    Intercession
    Monday, October 20
    Begin 2nd Nine Weeks

    Today, 8/28/2014
    High: 80 Low: 67
    Partly sunny
    6% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 8/29/2014
    High: 85 Low: 70
    Chance thunderstorms
    35% chance of precipitation.