MTE NEWSLETTER-November 1, 2019

Mohawk Trails Elementary

News & Information

November 1, 2019


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   Calendar of Events

  Click here to view the MTE Calendar for Upcoming Events

11/5/19~K-2 Conscious Discipline Information Night in Media Center @ 5:45 pm
11/7/19~1st Grade Muffins with Me, 7:30 am Cafe
11/7/19~Picture Retake Day
11/7/19~3-5 Conscious Discipline Night in Media Center @ 5:45 pm
11/10/19-12/5/19~MTE Student Council Food Drive
11/12/19~Veteran's Day Program @ 9:00 am
11/13/19~5th Grade Field Trip
11/14/19~Kdg. Muffins with Me, 7:30 am Cafe
11/19/19~5th Grade Music Program 6:30 pm-7:30 pm in Cafe/Gym
11/26/19~Kdg. Thanksgiving Parade 1:50-2:30 pm
11/27-11/29~Thanksgiving Break No School

Click here to view the daily schedule to see the Specials schedule and lunch schedules:

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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone that braved the nasty weather for the Ghost & Goblins 5k last Saturday.  Mohawk Trails doubled our attendance from 2018 and was 2nd place overall in participation for elementary schools.  We will receive a grant from the Carmel Education Foundation.  Thank you to Mrs. Meyer who spearheaded our efforts and to all of the MTE families and staff that participated.  Please click on the link below to see some great pictures from the event.

2019 MTE Ghost & Goblin Run

Our all school Domino Effect was a huge success!  Check out the pictures on the link below.

Domino Effect

Halloween Candy

Halloween Candy donations needed

The PTO will again be accepting any excess, overstocked or unwanted Halloween candy to use for PTO event prizes throughout the year…specifically Carnival!  We had a terrific response to this last year and would like to try it again. Please drop off individual sized wrapped candy to the front office. Thank you.


 1st Grade Muffins with Me Thursday, November 7th,  7:30-8:00 am

Calling all 1st Grade Parents!

Join your 1st Grade Mohawk Trails Elementary student for a special free breakfast before school.  The Muffins With Me event is Thursday, November 7th from 7:30-8:00am.

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Math Pentathlon Time Correction & Registration Information

Please see the below practice schedule for Math Pentathlon:
Meetings will take place in the media center after school until 3:30 pm on the following dates:
November 7th, 14th, 21st and December 5th, 12th, and 19th.
Students MUST be registered for the National Math Pentathlon Tournament in order to attend MTE math pentathlon practices. Cost to register is $42

Lost and Found

Our Lost & Found is full!

Please have your student check the lost and found for lost items.  We have ran out of room!  Items will be donated if not claimed.  Thank you.

Please write student's first and last name in all coats and jackets.  This will help alleviate overflow in our lost and found.


Picture Retakes-November 7th

Lifetouch will be in the building on Thursday, November 7th beginning at 8:05 am to take retakes.  Students that were absent on our original picture day (September 13th) and any student that was in attendance that day but would like a retake should plan on getting their picture taken.  Please make sure to bring in your picture package for retakes.  Order forms are located in the front office.

Conscious Discipline Book
Please join us for a night of information regarding Conscious Discipline and how it is implemented throughout Mohawk Trails!
About: Conscious Discipline in grade levels K-2
When: Tuesday, November 5th from 5:45 to 6:15
Where: MTE Media Center
About: Conscious Discipline in grade levels 3-5
When: Thursday, November 7th from 5:45 to 6:15
Where: MTE Media Center
Click here to register:

Music Notes

Attention 3rd Grade Families~Join Us for the 3rd Grade Informance

Third grade students invite their parents to join them as their "students" for our annual "Informance" in the MTE Cafe & Gym. Come experience a “day in the life of music class!” 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:30-7:30pm
·         Mrs. Panschar’s class
·         Mrs. Ripple’s class
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30-7:30pm
·         Mrs. Farrell’s class
·         Mrs. Slade’s class
During these “interactive performances," the 3rd grade students will teach their parents our songs, instrumental pieces, and dances from music class. Parents will be moving and playing along with their performer(s) all evening. We encourage parents to arrange childcare for any younger siblings to give you the best experience with your performer that evening. Visit for more information. See you then

Book Rental

Textbook/Consumable Fees Due November 12, 2019

Textbook and consumable fees will be due for each student in your household by November 12, 2019.  Payments can be made online through your Powerschool Parent Portal via this link: Powerschool Parent Portal .  For instructions on how to pay online click here.  Payment can also be made by check payable to Carmel Clay Schools.  Please send checks to the front office.  

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Save the date! 

MTE Veteran's Day Program Tuesday, November 12th, 8:10 am-9:30 am

Local Veterans and/or Armed Forces members with a connection to MTE and their MTE families are invited to attend our Veteran’s Day program on Tuesday, November 12th. 
MTE is putting together a picture slideshow of veterans of MTE students. Please submit photos and RSVP at (Families who completed this in the past do not need to resubmit photos. Photos previously submitted will remain in the slideshow.)
Due to space, this event is limited to Veterans, their families, Choir students and their families.

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5th Grade Music Program:

Come enjoy this year’s Fifth Grade Music Program based on the book Stone Soup by Jon J Muth.
Who’s performing? 5th grade students & the MTE Orff Ensemble
When? Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:30pm. Students should arrive to their starting positions by 6:20pm in the gym that evening.
What's happening? Students will sing, move, and play a variety of instruments, including drums, xylophones, and recorders. Students will perform music they created in music classes throughout this semester.
What do they wear? Students may come dressed as villagers. Clothing might include a scholar’s robes, farmer outfits, bakers attire, teachers/professional attire, and the like from characters in the story.

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