Mountain Island Charter School

News and Announcements

2019-2020 Lottery Applications

2019-2020 Lottery Applications: Available online now until January 31st. Click on the link to submit a student application for the 2019-2020 school year lottery. Currently, enrolled students do not need to apply. Siblings that are currently not enrolled and new families will need to apply.
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Celebrate Our Soldiers

If you have a family member that is a Veteran, or if you know of any Veterans that you would like to invite to this event, please have them come join us for a light breakfast on November 9th from 8:00-10:30 am in the media center located in the elementary school (D building). Veterans can bring in items to share if they choose to do so. Classes will have the opportunity to stop by and meet the Veterans.
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Fall Book Fair

Our Online Fair is available from October 17 - November 3. The book fair will be here Wednesday, October 24 - Thursday, November 1. Shopping hours will be 7:30a - 3:30p and 8a - Noon on 11/1 during teacher conferences.  Students will preview Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23.
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MICS Mini Cheer Camp - deadline to register is Friday, October 12th

Come join the MICS varsity cheerleaders on October 23rd & 24th, 3:20-4:20 pm. This event will support the MICS varsity cheerleaders in their quest to the National High School varsity football game on Friday, October 26th. The game will begin at 7:30 pm. Entry fees to the game apply. Camp cost is $40 per camper and includes two days of camp, a performance shirt and a bow. There will be no refunds. More details will be sent after you have registered online. Contact Nikki at nwallace.cheer@micharter.org with any questions.
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Early Release 9/28

Middle / High School (6-12): 11:15 pm
Elementary School (K-5): 12:00 pm

The bell schedule for MS/HS on early release days is as follows:

Students in grades K-5 will eat lunch at 11:10 am.

1st Period: 7:30 - 8:00

2nd Period: 8:04-8:34

3rd Period: 8:38-9:08

4th Period: 9:12-9:42

5th Period: 9:46-10:16

6th Period: 10:20-10:50

MS/HS Lunch: 10:50-11:10
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School Pictures by Mike Strauss Photography 9/24-9/26

School pictures will take place on September 24th-26th for students in grades K-11. The schedule is as follows:

Monday 9/24: 6th grade (during PE Class) and grades K/5.
Tuesday 9/25: 7/8th grade (during PE Class) and grades 1/4.
Wednesday 9/26: 9-11th grade (during Social Studies Class) and grades 2/3.
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Running Raptors - Register by Friday, 9/21

The club will meet on Wednesday's from 3:15-4:15 from September 26th-November 7th (no meeting on October 31st). The cost of registration is $60 and includes a t-shirt. Each day we will start with a healthy snack, followed by an interactive lesson, and then enjoy running, jogging, or walking the campus. Runners will need to wear clothing layers and gym shoes to school that all for quick changes after school.
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Middle School Dance - Rescheduled for September 21st, 6-8pm

Please be aware that the Middle School back-to-school Fiesta! dance for grades 6-8 has been rescheduled for Friday, September 21st from 6-8 pm. The new deadline to purchase tickets for this dance is Wednesday, September 19th at 5:30 pm. Please click HERE to purchase tickets. Information regarding volunteer needs, dress code, behavior expectations, and photography will be found in the sign-up genius. We look forward to seeing you there!"
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Summer Assignments

During the summer, students can potentially lose up to 3 months' worth of reading progress, adding up to almost 2 years of loss throughout a K-12 career.  Additionally, it is not uncommon for students to lose about two months of grade-level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer months.
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Fall Sports Tryout Dates

Plan your vacations accordingly. The Fall sports tryout dates for Middle and High School are:
Middle School: August 1st & 2nd
High School: July 30th & 31st
Times have been posted. Please check out the individual team pages for specific times and locations.
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