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Greetings MCS Families

10/17/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I would like to start this letter by giving you an update on how Ms. Kintner is doing.  She was dismissed from the hospital yesterday and is resting at home. When I spoke with her this morning she was doing very well and the doctor gave her permission to come ... [more]

MCS Pins!

10/17/2014 - Fundraiser
Now available in a variety of shapes, Moscow Charter School Lion pins for $5! All proceeds from sales benefit the Middle School Robotics class. Help us purchase the equipment and technology we need! Custom design pins also available for $10 each.  custom pin form  

Dear Parents

10/17/2014 - Parent Action Team
The PAT would like to extend a huge thank you to all those that bought raffle tickets, to those that have been bringing in cans, and to all those in the coming days that donate to the students Fun Run. So far this year the PAT has given a few ... [more]

Picture Day - October 16th

10/10/2014 - Announcements
Your children have received a picture order form. If you need a replacement, we have plenty in the office!  Or, place your order online at mylifetouch.com Picture Day ID: BV414049Y0 

Animals of the Night

10/10/2014 - Community Event
Treat your family to a night of autumn fun and discovery!  Join the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute (PCEI) for our 7th Annual Animals of the Night family event on Friday, October 24th, 5pm to 8pm.  Explore the trails of the PCEI Nature Center (1040 Rodeo Drive, Moscow) as you learn about ... [more]

Greetings MCS Families,

10/10/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It’s been another very busy week here at MCS with ASB elections being announced for the middle school, a new phone system, and many more donations for our can drive.   First, I would like to discuss some changes we made to our lunch ordering this year.  In previous years we ... [more]

UofI Fall Swim Lessons!

9/29/2014 - Community Event

Recorder

9/26/2014 - Classroom Communication
Dear Parents:  Greetings!  We’re off to a great start in music this year, and looking forward to a wonderful adventure with your children.  At Moscow Charter School, students in the 4th through 8thth grades study the recorder, a precursor to woodwind instruments such as flute, clarinet, saxophone and oboe.  The recorder ... [more]

Greetings MCS Families

9/26/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been another great week here at MCS!  This week we ordered the trees and shrubs for the landscape buffer zone to finish up our middle school expansion.  I would like to thank the PAT for donating the money for this part of the project.  Also, Moscow Building Supply ... [more]

Aluminum Can Competition!

9/26/2014 - Parent Action Team
The class that collects the most cans by October 22nd will win a prize!   Please drop your cans off in the multi-purpose room!  

Open House Raffle!

9/26/2014 - Parent Action Team
1 Ticket = $1 7 Tickets = $5 The PAT will be selling raffle tickets at our all school Open House on October 1st.     You will have a chance to win one of the following four prizes donated to our school:   Walmart Gift Card value $20 Maialina Pizzeria Gift Card value $20 Professional Family Portrait Session by Stephanie Marie Photography value ... [more]

Donations Donations!

9/25/2014 - Thank You
Thank you to all of you who donated dishes to Ms. Hoffmeister's Life Skills class, they now have everything they need!   Thank you Stephanie Marie Photography, Bonkerz and Maialina for donating gift cards for raffle prizes!   Thank you Cameron & Lexi Price and Keven & Lori Clary for donating monitors for our technology ... [more]

MCS Shirts

9/19/2014 - Announcements
http://moscowcharterschool.org/shop Order online or in person! Please get your orders in by: Monday September 22nd!

Palouse Rinkfest

9/19/2014 - Community Event
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM Palouse Ice Rink 021 Harold St Moscow, ID 83843 Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and come enjoy a movie on the lawn at the RinkFest! Meet your 2014-15 PHYA hockey coaches and teammates.  Register for hockey, curling, & figure skating. And enjoy some ... [more]

Greetings MCS Families

9/19/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
The week started off with Mr. Collins, Dan Jooston, and Stephanie Roper taking our sixth grade class to McCall for a fun filled week of learning at the McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS).  In talking with Mr. Collins this week and following the blog at http://adventurelearningat.com/moscowcharter/ it seems the kids ... [more]

Dear Parents

9/12/2014 - Announcements
If you plan to purchase hot lunch via our lunch program for your children this school year we need you to fill out the lunch agreement and return it to the school by Monday, September 15th, if you have not already done so. The lunch agreement must be signed to ... [more]

Elementary Choir 2014-2015

9/12/2014 - Community Event
September 18 - February 26 Mondays & Thursdays from 3:20 - 4:30 $35.00 per semester   See flier for more information/registration sheet.

Dear MCS Families

9/12/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I couldn’t be more happy with the way things have started off this first week with our students, staff, and MCS community.  I think we were all excited to get back into the swing of things, and I know I could not wait to see how our middle school would ... [more]

Parent Action Team Meeting

9/12/2014 - Parent Action Team
Tuesday, Sept 23 7:00pm in the MPR Please join us this Tuesday - September 23rd at 7:00pm in the MCS MPR for our first official PAT Meeting! Anyone and everyone is welcome!   We will be discussing potential fundraisers for 2014-2015 and so much more! See you there!

Thank you!

9/12/2014 - Thank You
Thank you to Mathew & Karen Sept and Kurt & Jennifer Markuson for donating to the kindergarten classroom! We were happy to be able to purchase our new Zoo Phonics curriculum that should be arriving soon! Mrs Fullerton

School Registration

6/26/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Greetings Moscow Charter School Families! I do hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far! As summer gets underway this is just a brief message to let you know that Registration for the 2014/15 School Year will be available on our website in July.

Moscow Charter School Special Budget Meeting 06/16/2014

6/12/2014 - School Board
MOSCOW CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA Monday June 16th, 2014 7:00 p.m. Moscow Charter School At 1723 East “F” Street Pursuant to Idaho Code Sections 33-506, 33-510 and 67-2345 (1) (a) (b) (c) & (f) Directors: Leslie Baker (Chair), Cassidy Hall, Tecla Markosky, Jay Ostvig, Jaclynn Wallace, Richard Williams Staff: Tony Bonuccelli, Administrator/Principal, Lashelle ... [more]

More information about Spanish and the SBAC

6/6/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
More information about Spanish and the SBAC This year Idaho transitioned from the ISAT to the SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test) as their standardized test.  This was a trial year for our state to prepare for when it becomes official for 2014-15 school year.  The state of Idaho rates our ... [more]

Moscow Charter School Board Meeting Agenda 6/10/14

6/6/2014 - School Board
MOSCOW CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA Tuesday June 10th, 2014 7:00 p.m. Moscow Charter School At 1723 East “F” Street Pursuant to Idaho Code Sections 33-506, 33-510 and 67-2345 (1) (a) (b) (c) & (f) Directors: Leslie Baker (Chair), Cassidy Hall, Tecla Markosky, Jay Ostvig, Jaclynn Wallace, Richard Williams Staff: Tony Bonuccelli, Administrator/Principal, Lashelle Wilson, ... [more]

Wonder Works Summer Day Camp

6/2/2014 - Announcements
Wonder Works is a FREE summer day camp for kids! Held July 21 – 25, 2014 at 9 AM – 12 PM at The Yellow House (at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse), 420 East Second Street, Moscow, ID. We welcome ALL children ages 7 – 11 regardless of religion, ... [more]

Year book 2013/14

5/30/2014 - Announcements
We are working hard on getting the year book completed and for purchase next week. If you haven't already let the office know you are interested in one so we have an idea of how many we may need.

Greetings MCS Families!!!

5/30/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Greetings on this last Friday Letter of the school year!  I would like to start this letter off by talking about a couple changes for the upcoming school year.  If you recall I had mentioned that the Moscow School District is changing their Friday release time to 2:15 pm every ... [more]

A Very Special Thank you...

5/30/2014 - Thank You
We have some big thank you's to go out!!   Cadet Payne and Cadet Wilson with the University of Idaho ROTC took some time out of their day today and came to our school to do some PT type activities. The kids had a blast, so we thank you very much for ... [more]

Officer Newbill Kid's Safety Fair

5/28/2014 - Announcements

Science Saturdays in the Arboretum

5/27/2014 - Announcements

PCEI Summer camps

5/27/2014 - Announcements
Please visit  www.pcei.org/camps for more information and to enroll.

Greetings MCS Families !!!

5/23/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
5/23 Greetings MCS families!!!  We are on the fast track to the end of the school year, with many fun and exciting things to come.  Wednesday night our School Board approved the contracts to move ahead with our mobile classroom for the middle school next year.  Work should begin shortly after ... [more]

Basketball Clinics for upcoming 3-8 graders

5/19/2014 - Announcements
A message from the girls basketball coach of Genesee I am the head girls basketball coach at Genesee High School. I am working to establish basketball clinics to be held at a Genesee High School gym. These hour clinics are open to those entering 3-8 grade for the 2014-15 school year. ... [more]

School Board Special Meeting Agenda 5/21/2014 at 7pm

5/19/2014 - School Board
MOSCOW CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA May 21, 2014 7:00 p.m. Moscow Charter School At 1723 East “F” Street Pursuant to Idaho Code Sections 33-506, 33-510 and 67-2345 (1) (a) (b) (c) & (f) Directors: Leslie Baker (Chair), Cassidy Hall, Tecla Markosky, Jay Ostvig, Jaclynn Wallace, Richard Williams Staff: Tony Bonuccelli, Administrator/Principal, Lashelle Wilson, ... [more]

Free Summer Lunch!

5/16/2014 - Announcements
Moscow School District's Free Summer Lunch is available to ALL children between the ages of 1 to 18!   Dates: June 9 - August 15 (closed July 4) Monday through Friday Time: 11:30am to 12:30am   2 Locations Ghormley Park 510 Home Street Eggan Youth Center 1515 East D Street   There is no cost for children's meals. Adults may purchase ... [more]

WSU Youth Camp

5/16/2014 - Community Event
The WSU Men’s Basketball Team will be holding our annual Youth Camp this summer, June 16-19, we would love to have your son or daughter in attendance! This camp has been great for our program to connect with the community and have our team teach the fundamentals of the game. ... [more]

Greetings MCS families!!!

5/16/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Greetings MCS families!!!  I would like to congratulate Mr. Gregory, Mrs. Donohoe, and all of the students and staff that took part in our wonderful production of “Full STEAM Ahead.”  Many hours of work were spent, making sure that we had a great product to present to our MCS community.  ... [more]

MCS Explorers Workshop

5/15/2014 - Announcements
What is Happiness? Poster • What is Happiness? Program Schedule Video/Photo Release Form Only 22 spots available! Register at the front desk ASAP!

Summer Reading Program - Moscow Public Library

5/14/2014 - Community Event
Fizz Boom Read!   Moscow Public Library   Summer Reading Program   June 5 - August 31             see attached flyer!

City of Moscow High Five Passport Program!

5/14/2014 - Community Event
What are your kids doing this summer?   Have them join the City of Moscow High Five Passport Program!   This new program will run June through October at the Moscow Farmers Market. It is designed to empower kids to make healthy choices, like being active and eating fruits and vegetables. How it works: Kids, ... [more]

Skills & Drills FREE Basketball Camp

5/14/2014 - Community Event
June 5, 6, 9, 10 10:00am - 11:30am HIRC Skills & Drills FREE Basketball Camp   Come improve your basketball skills with intense training from 10:00 - 11:30 at the HIRC.   • Footwork • Dribbling • Shooting   Boys and Girls Ages 7-18 - ONLY 40 Spots!   Program Director: Kendra Pickard 208-882-3858 Email to register: moscowsdcamp@gmail.com

Art Camps 2014

5/14/2014 - Community Event
ArtCamps 2014 With Artist Jeanne LeffingwellWith Artist Jeanne Leffingwell Drawing, Painting, Beadwork , Mosaic, Paper Arts Printmaking, Weaving & Sculpture Inspire the Creative Spirit At Studio 835 Designed for ages 8-15 $180.00/week includes all materials Dates:  June 9-13,  June 23-27,   July 7-11,  July 21-25,  July 28-Aug 1 For more information 208-882-7211  or  208-301-3360 Or visit: www.jeanneleffingwell.com Note: Jeanne ... [more]

Art Camps 2014

5/14/2014 - Community Event
ArtCamps 2014 With Artist Jeanne LeffingwellWith Artist Jeanne Leffingwell Drawing, Painting, Beadwork , Mosaic, Paper Arts Printmaking, Weaving & Sculpture Inspire the Creative Spirit At Studio 835 Designed for ages 8-15 $180.00/week includes all materials Dates:  June 9-13,  June 23-27,   July 7-11,  July 21-25,  July 28-Aug 1 For more information 208-882-7211  or  208-301-3360 Or visit: www.jeanneleffingwell.com Note: Jeanne ... [more]

Skyhawks Sports Academy Sport Programs for Kids!

5/12/2014 - Community Event
Basketball Mini-Hawk (Soccer, Baseball & Basketball)  Multi-Sport (Soccer, Basketball & Baseball) Soccer Tennis Tiny-Hawk Soccer   see attached flyer for more information

Moscow Parks and Rec. Summer Activities!

5/12/2014 - Community Event
Cycling Clinics ~ June 12th and June 14th Handbuilding With Clay ~ June 16 - 20 theatrix ~ June 16 - 20 Zumba For Kids ~ June 23 - July 30 Printmaking ~ July 21 - July 25 Fun With Drawing ~ August 11 - 15 Woodworking for Kids ~ August 18 - 22 Swimming Lessons for ... [more]

Dig'n IT Summer Camps

5/12/2014 - Community Event
Camp Details Dates:  June 23-27 Times: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Who:  Girls entering Grades 6-9 Cost:  Free to all participants! Location:  University of Idaho, Coeur d'Alene   http://www.uidaho.edu/cda/newsevents/featured-stories/outreach/dign-it-summer-camp

Full Steam Ahead!

5/9/2014 - Announcements
May 12th Tech Rehearsal May 13th Dress Rehearsal 9 - 12:00 May 14th Matinee 11:00 - 2:00 May 15th Main Production 6:00 students arrive 5 - 5:15   click here to visit the theater page    

Greetings MCS families!!!

5/9/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
This week has been the calm before the storm as we head into the last four weeks of school.  We have some great events coming up that I look forward to seeing you all at.  Next week is our theatrical production “Full Steam Ahead.”  Mr. Gregory, Mrs. Donohoe, and of ... [more]

No Plant Club!

5/8/2014 - Announcements
Plant Club is Cancelled due to the Theater Production. Plant club will resume on Thursday May 22nd.

Rendezvous For Kids

5/7/2014 - Community Event
                                                                     RENDEZVOUS for KIDS July 17th and 18th 2014   It’s time to register!   Rendezvous for Kids is an annual, 2-day Arts Festival for children, which occurs in conjunction with the Rendezvous in the Park concert series.    Hosted in Moscow’s beautiful East City Park, Rendezvous for Kids offers children (3-12 years of ... [more]

MCS BBQ Thank You!

5/7/2014 - Thank You
A Gargantuan Thank You to the families of MCS for your support at the BBQ! We raised $1063 for the middle school expansion! What a wonderful group of people we have here at this school!!!!!!  

Greetings MCS Families!

5/2/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Wow!!!  That is all I have to say after such a fun filled evening for our Spring Showcase.  The performances, weather, food, and our school community made it a blast.  I would like to give a special thank you to Ms. Hoffmeister and the Bashaw Family for organizing and cooking ... [more]

Lions Paw News

5/2/2014 - School Projects
  Lions Paw News: 5/2/2014

International Migratory Bird Day Festival

5/1/2014 - Community Event
Saturday May 10 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Lewiston Wildlife Habitat Area on Warner Ave next Idaho Fish and Game Office  3316 16th St. International Migratory Bird Day Festival   7am - 9am: Bird Mist Netting   9am - 2pm: Guided Bird Walk & Activity Tables   2pm: Guided Bird Tour at Mann Lake   Fun for the whole family!   Learn about: BIRD Identification, feathers, habitat, bills & ... [more]

5th Grade Teacher Needed!

4/29/2014 - Announcements
Teacher Application (pdf) Pdf's are fillable, save pdf  to your computer first.   Electronic Applications Strongly Encouraged The 5th Grade Teacher is responsible for the education of each child in his or her classroom. The 5th Grade Teacher works with students, families, fellow teachers, and other staff members to ensure that the goals of the school are ... [more]

Open House - Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology

4/28/2014 - Community Event
May 17th 2pm-4pm see flyer We would like to extend an invitation to all members of the Moscow Charter School community to attend a free Open House at the Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology on May 17 from 2-4pm.    There will be activities for parents and children to share and light ... [more]

Outdoor Science Day!

4/28/2014 - Community Event
May 4th 10am - 2pm Virgil Phillips Farm Park The WSU Biology Graduate Student Association is hosting a free science education event for all ages on Sunday, May 4th at Virgil Phillips Farm Park on Hwy 95 north of Moscow, ID. We'll be set up in the pavilion at the Park where ... [more]

Greetings MCS Families!

4/25/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been a fun and busy Spirit Week here at MCS.  This week we concluded our second cancer fundraiser, Pennies for Patients in which we raised $153.71 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  This brings our total for the last three weeks of fundraising to $353.71 for cancer awareness ... [more]

Spring Picture Day!

4/18/2014 - Announcements
  Spring picture day is coming up on Thursday, April 24th!   Check your child's backpack next week for order forms!

Greetings MCS families!!!

4/18/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It is hard to believe that there are just over six weeks left until students are out for the summer.  We have many different events taking place and I look forward to a great end to the school year.  I would like to thank those that took part in the ... [more]

Lions Paw News

4/18/2014 - School Projects
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Spring Showcase and BBQ

4/16/2014 - Upcoming Dates
Spring Showcase and BBQ      During the Spring Showcase on May 1st, there will be a family BBQ fundraiser to raise money for the new middle school expansion. As you know, the school will be upgrading to include an eighth grade next year and will be moving out to the Lang ... [more]

McCall Outdoor Science School Summer Experience!

4/15/2014 - Community Event
Spend a week of your summer exploring the rivers, lakes and mountains of the northern Rocky Mountains that surround stunning McCall, Idaho. We offer residential Field Science Expeditions for Middle School students as well as fun, adventure filled day camps for younger students.   See attached PDF

Dear MCS Families

4/11/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been another great week at MCS!  Last night we had a meeting with the Moscow Board of Adjustment to give a decision on our Conditional Use Permit for the middle school portable.  I am happy to say that the board unanimously voted to approve it.  The next steps ... [more]

Miss Nancy's Place (Summer Camps)

4/10/2014 - Community Event
SUMMER CHILDREN’S CAMPS     Miss Nancy’s Place, Moscow Idaho Cooking Camp     Garden Camp French Camp Garden Harvest Camp   see attached pdf

Theater Letter

4/9/2014 - Classroom Communication
CAST LISTS  by Student Name by Character Tech Positions & Places Dear Parents, Greetings from the theater department at MCS. As May draws near we are preparing for our annual year end theatrical performance. Students received roles, positions, and scripts this week for our original production “Full STEAM Ahead”. We have so many eager, capable ... [more]

Ren Fair Kids Market!

4/9/2014 - Community Event
What: Sell/Trade your handmade arts & crafts When: Saturday, May 3rd, from 11 - 3 PM. Stay as long/short as you want. Who: Children 12 & under! Where: Kid Village at the Renaissance Fair How: We’ll have a covered spot for you. Why: It will be fun! Maybe you can make some $, or trade ... [more]

Lost and Found!

4/3/2014 - Announcements
  Stopping in for your Parent Teacher Conference?   Stop by Lost and Found and find out why your kid's room has been so clean! All items left in Lost and Found will be donated to a local charity on Friday April 11th!    

Nano Days!

4/3/2014 - Community Event

Square 1 Art Fundraiser

4/3/2014 - Fundraiser
celebrate upcoming holidays with gifts that will be cherished for years to come.   Purchase your child's artwork on useful keepsakes   for any occasion or celebration. LAST DAY TO ORDER: 4/17/2014 reminder:  every order   benefits  your child's school iPhone Case personalize Sports Bag personalize Waterbottle personalize Shop now for unique and useful gifts! Your order counts! Help us make a ... [more]

Important Letter from the Principal and School Board

3/28/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Dear Moscow Charter School Parents, As you may recall, a few weeks ago, a neighbor’s dog escaped from its yard, entered our school property, and bit one of our students, who fortunately was not badly hurt. At that time, the Moscow Police Department assured us that the dog would not be ... [more]

Teacher Appreciation Brunch

3/28/2014 - Parent Action Team
Hello Parents- It is time again, to celebrate our teachers, and show our appreciation for all the hard work they do for us and our children, in a tangible way. The PAT is sponsoring a   Teacher Appreciation Brunch  Friday April 4th.  Please consider participating in this event, and bringing a breakfast or brunch item ... [more]

Lions Paw News

3/28/2014 - School Projects

Lions Paw News

3/14/2014 - Announcements

Greetings MCS families!!!

3/14/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been another great week here at MCS, with an occasional spotting of our long lost friend “The Sun”. The kids are very excited for Spring Break and we ended the week with a K-4 Morning Meeting visit from our school Resource Officer, Phil Gray. We appreciated the time ... [more]

Title I Family Night!

3/14/2014 - Upcoming Dates
Please RSVP so that we know how many people to plan for. (see attachment)

Career Day

3/12/2014 - Classroom Communication
The 6th and 7th graders were very lucky to have Pat Severance from Ridesel Engineering come and speak to them during careers. He brought in samples from a couple of roads, one concrete and one asphalt, that the students were able to pass around. We were all amazed how thick ... [more]

Newsletter by Kai

3/12/2014 - Classroom Communication
Newsletter By: Kai W. 3/11/14     Yesterday in science the 5th grade class ended our human body study by making a little scrapbook with all the body systems in it. We had multiple body systems such as skeletal, respiratory, digestive, nervous, muscular, and circulatory. We had the choice of using a study guide ... [more]

Marimba Camp! Summer of 2014

3/7/2014 - After School Program
Dear Parents: The last week of June, from 6/23 through 6/27, Moscow Charter School will be hosting our first Marimba Camp. Zimbabean teacher and performer Dr. Tendai Muparutsa will be leading the camp, along with music educator Jacqueline Fallon. The camp is open to students from 6 to 14 years, and ... [more]

Donations Needed!

3/7/2014 - Classroom Communication
We are in need of copy paper!  If anyone would like to pick up a box of paper next time they are out and about, we would really appreciate it!  This is the best deal we have found in town.   Also, with the nice weather the kids are really excited to ... [more]

4th Grade Measures Planets

3/7/2014 - Classroom Communication
The 4th grade has been working on the concept of scale and applying it to measuring the distance of the planets from the sun. Meter sticks were the tool, and one meter stick length equals one million miles. Each partner group was given a certain planet and Earth.  The two ... [more]

Marimba Club Fund-Raising Concert

3/7/2014 - Community Event
On Saturday, March 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the 1912 Center, the Moscow Charter School Marimba Club will give a fund-raising concert in partnership with the local klezmer band Gefilte Trout. This event will offer wonderful music from the children during the first hour, from 7:00 until about ... [more]

Greetings MCS Families!!!

3/7/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
We ended a great week with a fabulous Friday Morning Meeting.  It started off with our middle school students doing a hip hop dance they learned from the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival dance workshop.  Then we were treated to science experiments provided by students from the University of Idaho Chemistry ... [more]

3/7/2014 - School Board
The Moscow Charter School Board of Directors is seeking feedback on the performance of Tony Bonuccelli as MCS Principal for the 2013-2014 school year. Please submit this form no later than March 31st.   Principal Evaluation Online Survey

Got Talent?

3/4/2014 - Community Event

Marimba Club

2/28/2014 - After School Program
Next week the Marimba club will be practicing after school on Monday and Tuesday, at the usual time.   After that, beginning on March 7, Tuesdays will be the time for students who are new to Marimba Club. We'll take the time necessary to bring them up to speed with the more ... [more]

Middle School News by Simon

2/28/2014 - Classroom Communication
Written by Simon   On Thursday the 27th the 6th graders read Latin American folktales to Mr. Cole's 1st graders. They had spent a long time rewriting the folktales and illustrating them. They spent about a half an hour reading their stories to many 1st graders. They read to two 1st ... [more]

Summer Adventure Club Enrollment Form

2/28/2014 - Community Event

Greetings MCS Families!!!

2/28/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Thank you to those families that submitted their Intent to Return forms. It has been wonderful to see that such a large majority of our students will be returning to MCS for the 2014-2015 school year.  We are excited to make the addition of 8th grade and move forward with ... [more]

Lions Paw News

2/28/2014 - School Projects
 

GIRLS Try Hockey for FREE!

2/27/2014 - Community Event
GIRLS Try Hockey for FREE! Sat. March 1, 6:15pm-7:15pm Help your daughter or other girls bring home the gold in 2026…Girls ages five to nine are invited to a Girls Try Hockey for Free clinic at the Palouse Ice Rink on Moscow Fairgrounds, Saturday, March 1st @ 6:15pm-7:15pm. Girls and their ... [more]

Missing: Snow Pants

2/21/2014 - Announcements
Parents, please check your children's snow pants to make sure they belong to them.  Your child may have taken snow pants that belong to someone else on accident.  Kids need to check for names before they take snow pants, coats, backpacks, lunchboxes etc. If you have not put your child's name ... [more]

Greetings MCS families!!!

2/21/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
This week has brought some guest performers, field trips, and spelling competition to our school.  I couldn’t believe that we were able to fit it all into a four day school week. As you may know this week is the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, bringing in guest musicians from all over ... [more]

Class Constitution

2/18/2014 - Classroom Communication
Class Constitution By: Bergan 5th           This week we have been working on our Class Constitution in social studies. It is made up of rights and rules that we have agreed on. We decided on the rights and rules by doing a 3/5 vote. Each table had a delegate to vote and ... [more]

Tar Wars

2/18/2014 - Classroom Communication

 

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Marimba Camp! Summer of 2014

2/14/2014 - After School Program
Dear Parents: The last week of June, from 6/23 through 6/27, MCS will be hosting our first Marimba Camp. Zimbabean teacher and performer Dr. Tendai Muparutsa will be leading the camp, along with music educator Jacqueline Fallon. The camp is open to students from 6 to 14 years, and takes place ... [more]

MCS Marimba Camp Fundraiser!

2/14/2014 - After School Program
Dear Parents: On Saturday, March 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the 1912 Center, the MCS Marimba Club will give a concert in partnership with the local klezmer band Gefilte Trout. This event will offer wonderful music from the children during the first hour, from 7:00 until about 7:45. At ... [more]

Business Manager Needed

2/14/2014 - Announcements
DESCRIPTION    - 20 hrs per week    - Pay and benefits negotiable    - Responsible for a/p, a/r, payroll, and Medicaid billing    - Provide government reports as necessary to appropriate entities    - Prepare monthly reports for board meetings    - Assist board treasurer with annual budget    - Prepare information for annual audit    - ... [more]

UofI Jazz in the Schools

2/14/2014 - Announcements
Next week on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 3 pm, MCS will welcome professional jazz musicians Kelby MacNayr and Storm Nilsson. Mr. MacNayr is a Canadian drummer, composer and band leader who performs with musicians from New York, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. He is on the faculty ... [more]

Lions Paw News

2/14/2014 - Announcements

Greetings MCS families!!!

2/14/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I was greeted with great birthday and Valentine gifts today from our wonderful students and staff. I would like to thank everyone that gave me something and I am truly lucky to be at such a great school. In today’s letter I would like to address some changes that may ... [more]

Moscow Science Fair 2014

2/11/2014 - Community Event
All students from kindergarten to fifth grade are invited to participate.  Prizes, provided by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, will be awarded to four fifth-grade entries.  The grand prize is $300.  Three $100 prizes will be awarded to the runners-up.  Entries will be judged based on best overall project, honorable mention, best ... [more]

Plant Club Funding Sprouted Like Weeds!

2/7/2014 - Announcements
The Plant Club had a tremendous success with the concessions sold during the Winter Festival. The club also sold houseplants that had been propagated by the club members several months ago. Plant Club made almost $500! Thank you to everyone who supported us! We also thank Amy Ross-Davis for the ... [more]

Students Earn Free Pass to Silverwood!!!!

2/7/2014 - Classroom Communication
The students at MCS will be participating in the, “Reading is the Ticket”, program for the first time this year.   A  flyer was sent home with your child today that will explain the program in greater detail and give you the materials to start the program. The students will be reading 10 ... [more]

First Tech Challenge (FTC)

2/7/2014 - Community Event

Greetings MCS Families!!!

2/7/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Thank you to all who attended our MCS Winter Celebration last night. It was great to see how our staff and students came together and put the A in STEAM. Thank you to our staff for decorating their rooms, selling concessions, and showing off their students performing abilities. I would ... [more]

Charter School showcasees its talents beyond books

2/7/2014 - MCS in the News
Posted:   Friday, February 7, 2014 12:00 am  |   Updated: 7:59 am, Fri Feb 7, 2014. By Sunny Browning, Daily News staff writer   Moscow Charter School students and teachers showed how they incorporate the "A" in their STEAM curriculum on Thursday night. Students from a variety of clubs performed and sold ... [more]

Moscow Parks and Recreation Feb. Newsletter

2/5/2014 - Community Event
• Spring Break Kids Kamp • Pool Pass Sale Next Month • After School Activities at the Eggan Youth Center   See attached flyer

MPR Youth Sports Feb, March, April

2/5/2014 - Community Event
• Micro Soccer • Junior Fast Pitch League • Senior Fast Pitch League • Hunter Education • Youth T-Ball / Pitching Machine • Dance Classes for Toddlers - 3rd Grade!

38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project

2/5/2014 - Community Event
The Prichard Education Outreach Program is now scheduling tours for “38 Minus, the Idaho Fish Project,” by local artist, Lonnie Hutson. Through his own research and collaboration with UI Fish and Wildlife Sciences, Hutson has collected specimens and created hand made paper castings of Idaho’s native fish in order to ... [more]

Greetings MSC families!

1/31/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been a busy first week of the new semester as our students and staff adjusts for the second half of the year.  Today we had a fun filled talent show with our K-4 students.  Students shared their talents such as singing, magician skills, musical abilities, and acting.  Thank ... [more]

Exciting Science News!

1/23/2014 - Announcements
Solar Cars and Middle School Science Middle School Science received its first shipment of items made possible by a grant from Walt Disney and an anonymous donor from right here in Moscow. This grant comes in the form of various science and engineering supplies and was made possible through Donorschoose.org. These ... [more]

Spaghetti Feed & Read

1/23/2014 - Community Event

Indoor Track and Field Kids Camp

1/23/2014 - Community Event

Greetings MCS Families!!!

1/23/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been a short, but busy week throughout the classrooms and hallways of MCS.  I can’t believe first semester is already over and we are in the downhill slope towards the end of the school year.  We have a couple of fun and exciting events coming up with our ... [more]

Greetings MCS families!!!

1/17/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I know that students and staff are looking forward to the extended three day weekend in honor of Martin Luther King and Idaho Human Rights Day.  In staying with the theme, I would like to congratulate Sarah and Glory in Ms. Bonzo’s fourth grade class for winning the MLK Art ... [more]

Spelling Bee Club

1/10/2014 - After School Program
Please join us in Mrs. Bonzo's classroom after school to practice up for the Spelling Bee on February 21st! Spelling Bee Club! Tuesdays 3:05 - 4:00 Mrs. Bonzo's Room Spelling Bee: Feb 21st

The Elks National Hoop Shoot

1/10/2014 - Classroom Communication
Next Friday MCS students will have the opportunity to participate in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest during PE! Who:     Grades 3 - 7 Where:   Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center When: Grade 3  12:05-12:37 Grade 4  12:37- 1:10  Grade 2   1:10 - 1:45 Grade 5   1:45 - 2:20      Grade 6/7 ... [more]

Mini Bear Baller Girls Basketball Clinics

1/10/2014 - Community Event
All 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade girls can participate in the 2nd annual Mini Bear Baller Basketball clinic. Informational flyer and registration page attached.

Greetings MCS Families!!!

1/10/2014 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been a great first week in the 2014 school year.  I would like to thank Ms. Kintner for stepping in as the vice principal and my staff for covering while I was out for paternity leave before break.  It’s hard to believe my son will be a month old next week.  ... [more]

Moscow Parks & Rec January 2014

1/9/2014 - Community Event
Moscow Parks and Recreation January 2014 Newsletter Super Bowl Bash, Father-Daughter Princess Ball!, After school activities MPR Youth Sports December and January Newsletter 1st - 4th Grade Basketball League, Hunter Education, Music & Movement Classes

Heifer International

12/20/2013 - Announcements
Today the kids of MCS purchased 4 flocks of chicks, 1 flock of ducks, 1 flock of geese, 1 share of a goat, 1 Honeybee Hive and $10 to where the money is needed most! Happy Holidays from Moscow Charter School!

Greetings MCS Families!

12/20/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It's with excitement and joy that I get to tell you that Gavin James Bonuccelli is finally here. He is a 7lb 9oz bundle of joy that is 21 inches long. My wife is was a champ throughout this whole process and I couldn't be more proud. Gritman Announcement I would like to ... [more]

Children's French "Fun" Camp

12/19/2013 - Community Event
Children's French "Fun" Camp Learn basic French while doing art, cooking, theatre, games and songs in a warm, loving environment.  - Ages: 6-11 Dates: 8 Mondays From 1/13 to 3/3/ 2014 - Time: 3:00-5:30 Location: Moscow - Cost: $120 for 8 week session, includes a healthy snack. - Small group (6 children maximum) - Scholarship available....email ... [more]

Hour of Code

12/13/2013 - Classroom Communication
MCS 6th & 7th graders participate in the hour of code-technology rocks!  Check out www.code.org for some fun coding projects!

Greetings MCS Families!!!

12/13/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
This week we had the chance to thank three different companies and organizations for grants and donations at our Friday Morning Meeting.  Walmart awarded a grant worth $750 that was written by Ms. Hoffmeister.  This money and a $250 donation from the PAT will fund a new and exciting technology ... [more]

PCEI Visits 5th Grade

12/6/2013 - Classroom Communication
Two representatives from PCEI visited the 5th grade on Wednesday to discuss the stratigraphy and the importance of water conservation on the Palouse. Students learned about the different layers of the earth below their feet and what makes the Palouse such a unique and special place to live- and why ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS families!

12/6/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and believe it or not we are only two weeks away from Winter Break.  This week MCS took part in the Alternative Giving Market in the Prichard Art Gallery.  The event was a huge success despite the cold temperatures.  If you would ... [more]

Greetings MCS families!

11/22/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving Vacation is already here and a much deserved break for students and staff.  We ended this week having a full school Friday Morning Meeting, with our Marimba Club giving a fabulous performance that all enjoyed. Thank you to Mrs. Donohoe for taking the ... [more]

MCS Expansion

11/22/2013 - School Board
Dear MCS Families, As you are aware, MCS has added a 7th grade class this year and will be adding an 8th grade class in the fall of 2014. We are going to need to add some extra space since we do not have an additional classroom for the 8th grade.  We hope to ... [more]

Is this yours?

11/15/2013 - Announcements
We will be getting rid of our lost and found soon! Take a look at these pictures, do any of these belong to you? There is much more piled up at the school! Stop by and get your lost clothes before you have to buy them back from the Hope ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS parents!

11/15/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It’s been another great week here at MCS with both  students and staff looking forward to Thanksgiving Break.  I would like to congratulate  Mrs. Granja and the Merry Missives on a wonderful performance at the Spokane Folk  Festival last weekend. It was great to see students K-6 doing such complicated dances  at such a high ... [more]

MOSS Fundraiser

11/15/2013 - Fundraiser
The 5th Grade class will be holding a basket raffle next week as a way to earn funds for McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS).   A wide range of themed baskets are being offered; themes include “Winter” “Candy” “Stuffed Animals” “Book Club for One” and “Popcorn and Pop.”   Tickets will be sold from ... [more]

MPR November 2013 Newsletter

11/8/2013 - Community Event

Hello MCS Families!

11/8/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Another week has quickly passed as we head down the slope to the holiday season.  I would like to thank the parents that were able to come and be a part of conferences last week.  Conferences are very beneficial for the student, teacher, and parents in making sure that students ... [more]

MCS Spirit Shop!

11/8/2013 - Fundraiser
We have added an MCS Spirit Shop to the Moscow Charter School website!   Now you can easily order and pay for your MCS Spirit Gear online!  We are also happy to introduce hoodies so you can stay warm while showing your school pride!

Alternative Giving Market

11/8/2013 - Parent Action Team
Shop Local, Buy Local, Give Local Moscow Charter School will be featured at the Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse again this year! The Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse is a meaningful alternative to holiday gift giving and an opportunity to support 30 local nonprofits. Wednesday, December 4, 2013 4-8 pm Prichard Art ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS families!

10/30/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
See more pictures on our FB page! It’s been a short and exciting Spirit Week, for both students and staff. We enjoyed Spirit Day, Crazy Hat Day, and Character Day. On Monday I was lucky enough to wear pajamas and dye my hair blue, because our kids raised $4000 in the ... [more]

You are invited!

10/28/2013 - Community Event
Come Trick or Treat at Good Samaritan in a safe (and warm) environment!  Hot spiced cider and treats will be served. Good Samaritan Thursday, October 31st 6:30pm - 7:30pm For more information, call: 208-882-6560

Thank You!

10/28/2013 - Thank You
PAT & MCS Families THANK YOU SO MUCH to our WONDERFUL MCS FAMILIES for the wonderful FOOD, TREATS, AND GOOD FRUIT AND VEGGIES for Teacher Appreciation Day! We really appreciate everything you all did for us! Miura Family Thank you for the basketballs and ball pumps! The kids have really been enjoying them! Ms. ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS families!

10/25/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
We have had a very busy week in planning for next weeks Spirit Week! Students will have the opportunity to dress up for each day to show school spirit.  Monday will be School Spirit Day, Tuesday will be Crazy Hat Day, and Wednesday will be Character Day.  The ASB officers ... [more]

Walk-A-Thon Reveal!

10/25/2013 - Parent Action Team
Top prizes were awarded today at the Friday morning meeting. Moscow Charter School PAT would like to send a BIG thank you out to Bonkerz Indoor Playcenter and Moscow Wild at Art for their gracious donations of day passes, awarded to the top earners i in Kindergarten - Second grade, ... [more]

Fall Carnival Cancellation

10/25/2013 - Parent Action Team
CANCELLED Our Fall Carnival has been cancelled due to time constraints and the overwhelming success of our Walk-A-Thon. The prizes that were donated for the Fall Carnival will still be put to use and are very much appreciated! The PAT will be meeting on November 5th at La Madrid at 7:00 to discuss ... [more]

Dear Parents

10/24/2013 - Middle School ASB
Dear Parents,      The ASB has been planning activities for next week’s Spirit Week. We will have activities for three days in our school. The following activities are: Monday 28th: School Colors Tuesday 29th: Crazy Hats and Lunch Mix it Up  Wednesday 30th: Dress as a Character (No Weapons, Masks or Fake Blood Please) For ... [more]

Mix It Up!

10/24/2013 - Upcoming Dates
Moscow Charter School Students Cross Social Boundaries During 12th Annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day Students will be joined by more than one million other students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day. Cafeterias are ... [more]

5th Graders make crystals grow!

10/18/2013 - Classroom Communication
On Monday the 5th graders mixed salt and warm water together into a solution and then poured equal amounts into petri-dishes. They then left the dishes sit for the week and made observations today.   After a brief discussion, the class looked at their petri dishes with the microscopes and they were ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS families!

10/18/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
We have had a very productive week here at school with many different learning opportunities occurring. On Monday the fourth grade had an educational and fun field trip to the Appaloosa Horse Museum, where they integrated the subjects of Social Studies, Science, and Art into their experience.  Then on Thursday our ... [more]

Walk-A-Thon

10/18/2013 - Fundraiser
We are so impressed with you guys!   We forgot to email out a reminder to bring your walk-a-thon money in today, and almost all of you remembered! For the few of you who didn't remember, please send your envelopes in Monday so we can get a final count! Next Friday we will ... [more]

Make a Difference Day!

10/16/2013 - Parent Action Team
Hi Parents-   It’s that time of year again… leaves are falling, and things are needing to be pruned, swept, tidied, and put away, at home and at school, before winter hits on the Palouse.  So, we have scheduled a work day here at school for the morning of Saturday, October 26th ... [more]

MCS Plant Club

10/11/2013 - After School Program
Plant Club used leaves from the trees around the school to create some amazing “Leaf Art.” We began the meeting by learning about tree identification through leaf shape (aspen leaves are short and fat, oak leaves have lobes, willow leaves are long and skinny, and maple leaves look a bit ... [more]

iWalk

10/11/2013 - After School Program
International Walk to School Day was very successful this year! It was a very cold and foggy morning but that didn't stop the kids from walking and biking to school! We had challenge categories this year, the winners are as follows: Ammon 5th Grade - Craziest Hat Ibrahim 4th Grade - Most ... [more]

5th Grade Goals for the Future

10/11/2013 - Classroom Communication
The 5th Grade Class discussed goals and created a spider-web map for their lives on Monday in Health this week. Here are some of their future goals they set for themselves: “go to college” “have a family of my own” “make a spa called heaven” “police officer” “singer/actress/nurse” “make a robot spider” “eye doctor” “be a rich trillionaire” “be a ... [more]

Class Pets!

10/11/2013 - Classroom Communication
The Fifth Grade class welcomed their new class pets on Wednesday (10/11). Mr. Frank Merickel, the Director of the Entomological Museum at U of I gave us a pair of Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches! The boy is very docile and doesn’t mind being touched or held. The girl, however, tends to be ... [more]

Learn to Play Hockey!

10/11/2013 - Community Event
LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY! Hockey is good wholesome fun: an exciting, safe, active winter sport for girls & boys!   • October 21, 23, 28 & 30 (M/W) • 6:00 - 7:00pm • @ Palouse Ice Rink (Moscow Fairgrounds) • Ages 5-9 Cost: $35 • Register: PalouseTryHockey@gmail.com or 509-334-6219 (Jen) All hockey gear provided. No skating experience needed.

Good Afternoon MCS Parents!

10/11/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
This has been a busy week of walking for our students.  Wednesday was International Walk to School Day and today is our Walk-A-Thon, which is a fundraiser for the PAT. For today’s event, if the kids walk enough laps around our walking path, I will have to wear my pajamas to ... [more]

The MCS Walk-A-Thon was a huge success!

10/11/2013 - Fundraiser
There was actually more running than walking, so don't be surprised if your kids are worn out tonight! The weather cooperated, so we were able to put our new walking path to use! We won't know how much money we raised until after the 18th, but we do know that ... [more]

Fourth Graders Learn Mancala!

10/2/2013 - Classroom Communication
Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies into math helps the kids connect subject areas. We got out our planners and looked at the world map and the kids found that games of this type have been played in many parts of the world. We looked up the word Mancala, it's origin is ... [more]

Fifth Grade Field Trip to UofI

10/2/2013 - Classroom Communication
The 5th Grade class had a wonderful field trip this past Tuesday to the University of Idaho’s Annual Young People’s Concert. We had the opportunity to listen Grammy Award-wining bassist/composer/bandleader John Clayton and his son, Gerald Clayton, pianist and 2-time Grammy Award nominee. Both are classically and jazz trained. The Claytons ... [more]

Palouse Harvest Festival

10/2/2013 - Community Event
Come Celebrate what is great about the Palouse at the 2013 Palouse Harvest Festival! See attached pdf for more information!

MPR Youth Sports

10/2/2013 - Community Event
Register for Youth Sports On-Line!  Check out the other events the Moscow Parks & Rec planned for this winter! see attached pdf for more information!

Greetings MCS parents!

10/2/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
This is a short week for the students here at MCS, but staff will be busy taking advantage of professional development time.  All of our teachers will be out the building Thursday and Friday, working with other teachers in the area and taking part in Moscow School Districts in-service meetings. ... [more]

4th & 5th Grade Families

9/30/2013 - Classroom Communication
Greetings!  We’re off to a great start in music this year, and looking forward to a wonderful adventure with your children.  At Moscow Charter School, students in grades four and five study the recorder, a precursor to woodwind instruments such as flute, clarinet, and oboe.  The recorder is small enough ... [more]

Christmas For Kids

9/30/2013 - Community Event
Christmas For Kids is now accepting applications for our 2013 program   To Apply: • Children must live in Latah County • The family must meet the income requirements for free/reduced lunch • Parent/Guardian must request an application by mail: C hristmas for Kids P.O. box 8883 Moscow, Id 83843 or email: christmas@moscow.com • Completed applications must be received no later ... [more]

MCS Families

9/27/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Good afternoon!  It has been a busy week here at MCS, but many things have been accomplished.   First of all I would like to thank everyone that helped complete the playground last weekend and also the people that have helped through the entire process.  We will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning at ... [more]

Book Fair!

9/27/2013 - Parent Action Team
October 2nd • 3:00 pm to 8:00pm Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming up on Wednesday October 2nd from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. We have decided to have only ONE book fair this year!  If you like the book fair and want to buy books, this is the ONE and the ONLY opportunity ... [more]

All-School Fundraising Event!

9/27/2013 - Parent Action Team
All-School Fundraising Event Friday, October 11 Mark your calendars! Please help the Moscow Charter School PAT raise money for continued improvements of the playground area, class field trips, and much more!   Every student will benefit! Our goal is to raise at least $2,000 ·         On October 11th all students will walk/run/jog around the designated area during their PE time. The more laps they complete ... [more]

THANK YOU!

9/27/2013 - Thank You
A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped with the playground installation!!   We can never thank you enough for all of your hard work, sweat, sleepless nights, and even on occasion tears!  We appreciate you sacrificing your days, nights weekends, and time away from your families!  This playground has been ... [more]

Animals of the Night

9/25/2013 - Community Event
DISCOVER THE WORLD THAT PERKS UP WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN! Come celebrate and learn about fascinating nocturnal critters such as owls, bats  and wolves from local experts. Enjoy hands-on activities, crafts, games, storytelling,  live animals and more. Don’t miss out on this family fun event!

PCEI In-Service Days

9/25/2013 - Community Event
October 31st - All About Autumn With fall themed crafts and games, costumes encouraged! Price: $30 November 1st - Hearty Harvest Learn all about our land and crops by exploring the Palouse and making yummy treats. Price: $30 January 24th - Our Furry Friends Discover where all our favorite animals go when it starts to snow. ... [more]

Dear P.A.T. Staff

9/25/2013 - Thank You
Dear P.A.T. Staff, Thank you for the nice playground it is so awesome to have it around.  It is awesome that you are fundraising for all this nice stuff for us. Sincerely, Madison Thank you so much for all the great stuff this year!

Dress for the Weather!

9/19/2013 - Announcements
Please remember to send your children to school with appropriate clothing for the weather.  It has been getting quite chilly and rainy. Also, remember to write your child's name on the items they bring to school!

Calling All Young Writers!

9/19/2013 - Community Event
Writing Workshop taught by Katie Ellison October 3rd & 4th Ages 8 - 12 Prichard Art Gallery

Dear MCS Parents

9/19/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I am excited to announce that the Moscow Charter School Middle School will be forming an ASB.  I have found over the years that having an ASB helps to build comradery, leadership, and a voice for the student body.  Next week will be our election week for our students. On Monday, ... [more]

Toys at School

9/16/2013 - Announcements
Please leave all toys at home, including stuffed animals. When children bring in toys from home, they become distracted and the other children do as well. Some toys get misplaced or broken, and then children get sad and do not concentrate on learning. The only exception is if your child has ... [more]

Fall Art Workshops

9/16/2013 - Community Event
There are three wonderful fall arts workshops coming up in Moscow! Colorful Printmaking Ages: 6 to 12 years Adventure in Canning Ages: 18 years and up Drawing Ages: up to 15 years

Nature Classes with PCEI

9/13/2013 - Community Event
PCEI invites 2nd through 5th graders to attend our nature classes. Spend time exploring the Palouse region’s natural history through engaging field trips, hands-on activities, crafts, games, and scientific investigations! We’ll pick kids up from school, and parent pick up time will be 5:30pm from our nature center at 1040 ... [more]

MCS Plant Club

9/11/2013 - After School Program
MCS PLANT CLUB Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 Begins Thursday, September 26 First Meeting 3:00-3:15 Each member will be given a permission form that will need to be signed by a parent and then returned by the next meeting.  Club activities will determined by student interest, but will include planting and growing seeds, caring for plants, plant dissection, ... [more]

MCS Dance Club

9/11/2013 - After School Program
MCS Dance Club Page Come learn the court and village social dances of the Renaissance and Jane Austen's 18th century England, as well as the traditional English performance dance-forms of *Morris Dance. The Beginning class will run from 3:10 until 3:40 with the Advanced class continuing until 4:00 pm.  Students should bring their water ... [more]

4th Grade Playing with Robots!

9/6/2013 - Classroom Communication

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MCS Families

9/6/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
It has been a nice transition into the school year with three days last week, four days this week, and then back to our normal five days next week.  The kids seem to be adjusting into the routine and are loving their new climbing wall and the play field.  Work ... [more]

MCS T-Shirt Deadline

9/6/2013 - Fundraiser
We are anxious to get our shirt order in!  The more shirts we buy, the less they cost and the more money we raise! If you haven't ordered a shirt, decided you want another, decided to pay for a scholarship, or if you can't afford one and need a scholarship... let ... [more]

Moscow Parks and Rec Events

9/5/2013 - Community Event
Palouse Youth Triathalon September 7th, 2013 12:00 pm  HLAC & HIRC Howling at Hamilton! September 8th, 2013 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm  HIRC See attached PDF for details

MPR Youth Sports

9/5/2013 - Community Event
Micro Soccer Registration: August 1 - Sept 6 Ages: 4yrs - 6th Graders 4th - 6th Grade Volleyball League Registration: August 1 - Sept 8 Ages: 4th - 6th Graders Punt, Pass, and Kick Registration: August 1 - Sept 6 Ages: Boys and Girls Divisions 8/9, 10/11, 12/13, 14/15 5th & 6th Grade Basketball League Registration: August 1 - October ... [more]

Regional FIRST Robotics

9/5/2013 - Community Event
September 11, 2013 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. SEL Event Center 1825 Schweitzer Drive Pullman, Wa See attached PDF for details!

Dishes

8/30/2013 - Announcements
We still have dishes at the school leftover from the back to school picnic. Please stop in Tuesday to retrieve your dishes!  They are located in Lost and Found just outside of the girls bathroom. We also had three lunch boxes left behind!  Please label your children's lunch boxes, shoes, jackets, ... [more]

Moscow All City Band

8/30/2013 - Community Event
Grades third through seventh, classes start September 3rd.   See attached pdf for more details.

Guess that Song!

8/30/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Mr. B playing Guess that Song with the 5th, 6th, and 7th graders! So far the 5th graders are in the lead!

Dear MCS Families

8/30/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
Welcome Back!!! It has been a great first week back at Moscow Charter School.  Many great changes have occurred over the summer and I am very excited to see students in our hallways.  We had a great turnout for our Back to School Night and I would like to thank the ... [more]

Playground Project

8/2/2013 - Parent Action Team
Dear parents,   Thank you for your interest in helping us get this playground installed for the kids!! We are looking forward to having this project completed. The latest info we have received from the playground company is that the structures shipped Friday, August 23rd. Assuming this happened as planned, this will ... [more]

Dear Parents

7/2/2013 - From Mr. Bonuccelli
I am writing this letter to inform you of some changes that are coming to Moscow Charter School. Unfortunately, this summer Mrs. Horne and Mrs. Knott moved on to different positions in the Moscow School District. We are saddened by their departure, but understand their needs in changing teaching positions. We thank ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

6/5/2013 -
Here comes summer. It is time to kick back and yet learn by exploring the world around you. Remember, our theme next year will be “We Invent Our World.”  Summer is a special time to read for pleasure. The library speaker who came to MCS on Monday encouraged every child ... [more]

Grants that helped MCS

6/5/2013 - Parent Action Team
The PAT would like to recognize and thank the following organizations who have helped us out this year by providing us with grants that greatly benefit our school:   We received the following grants to go towards our goal of enhancing the playground: Walmart-$250 Shopko-$250 Lowes-$3715 Alternative Giving Market-$1802.58   A grant from Target in the amount of ... [more]

Things to think about this summer

6/5/2013 - Parent Action Team
What fun events or camps are happening this week around town? (List of Summer Camps ) Is it a pool day or park kind of day? Should we go for a hike or a bike ride? Did I remember the sunscreen? How many days until summer break is over? What events would I like to organize or ... [more]

Lee Newbill Safety Fair

5/31/2013 - Announcements
Sixth Annual Officer Newbill Safety Fair Saturday, June 1 Eastside Marketplace 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This event honors the memory of Moscow police officer Lee Newbill and features child safety education and interactive sessions on bike safety as well as the proper use of safety seats. Hot dogs and snacks are being provided ... [more]

Technology Poll

5/31/2013 - Announcements
Technology Poll Mr. Bonuccelli and a few of our teachers, are working on a technology grant for our school.  We have put a poll on our site in an attempt to gather data for the grant.  Please help us out by giving us your feedback.   Thank you.

Teacher Position

5/31/2013 - Announcements
  Teacher Application (pdf) Job Description  The 6th/7th Grade Teacher is responsible for the education of each child in his or her classroom. The 6th/7th Grade Teacher works with students, families, fellow teachers, and other staff members to ensure that the goals of the school are carried out. We at MCS strive to build ... [more]

MCS Marimba Club

5/23/2013 - After School Program
MCS Marimba Club Mondays - Starting June 10th 3:00pm - 4:00pm MCS Multi-Purpose Building Marimba Club News Summer, 2013 Dear Parents and Students: Please forgive me for not having been more specific about this opportunity until now.  This program is the outgrowth of an informal MCS after-school group which has met regularly all year, once or twice ... [more]

Introduction Letter

5/23/2013 - Announcements
Tony Bonuccelli Greetings Moscow Charter School Parents! My name is Antonio (Tony) Bonuccelli, your newly selected Principal/Administrator for the 2013/2014 school year. Please allow me to tell you a little about myself and my family.  I was born in Spokane, WA into a family of educators.  My mom was a teacher, my ... [more]

Lost and Found

5/23/2013 - Announcements
The end of the year is quickly approaching.   We have a remarkable amount of clothing & toys in our Lost and Found!   Please be sure to look for your lost stuff before the Lost and Found is donated to charity!

Summer Lunch Program

5/20/2013 - Announcements
Dear Parents and Students: We are happy to announce that the Moscow School District will be offering FREE LUNCH to all children between the ages of 1 to 18. There are no income requirements or applications to fill out, simply show up for fun and food! Here is the information about the ... [more]

First Grade Parables

5/17/2013 - Classroom Communication
Never underestimate the power of...

"a hard table"  - Tommy
"love" - Annie
"water" - Asa
"a hero" - Kalispell
"magic" - Ava
"a wolf" - Brooke
"super wrestler" - Ronan
"babies" - Jamison
"a magic wand" - Malia ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

5/10/2013 -
The excitement is building for the performances of the Moscow Charter School play 'These are the days of Our Earth'. I hope you have had an opportunity to look at the practice schedule and the notes regarding costume requirements. We will be rehearsing next week over at Moscow High School ... [more]

Theater Bouquets For Sale!

5/10/2013 - Parent Action Team
Theater Bouquet Order Form You can purchase a flower and/or balloon theater bouquet from MCS as a way to tell your MCS student “Great Job” after their performance, and to help raise funds for playground equipment!   Roses will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with a beautiful ribbon. Balloons will be ... [more]

50/50 Raffle

5/10/2013 - Parent Action Team
The PAT has worked extremely hard this year to raise money to enhance the play space for our kids. We are just over halfway to our goal with our current amount of funds raised sitting at $8288.55 and almost have enough to complete Phase 1!   We will be holding a 50/50 ... [more]

Teacher Appreciation Week

5/10/2013 - Parent Action Team
It is Teacher Appreciation Week and we would like to thank ALL of our teachers for all they do for our school and our kids. Your hard work does not go unnoticed!!   Parents feel free to give them a shout out on our Facebook page, or maybe just when you see ... [more]

Schools to Pools

5/9/2013 - Announcements
Tuesday June, 4th Our school will be going swimming at the Hamilton Lowe Aquatics Center on June 4th 2013. What the kid's need to bring: Swim Suit Towel Sunscreen Water Bottle Snack Warm clothes to change into A bag to carry everything in! 

Flip Flops

5/9/2013 - Announcements
Everyone is very excited that the weather has finally warmed up!   This is a friendly reminder that flip flops are not allowed at school.  Please be sure that your children wear shoes that are safe to run and play in!   Thank you!

Yearbook

5/9/2013 - Announcements
Yearbooks have been ordered and will be arriving next week!  If you didn't order yours, let us know, we may have extras!

Help clean up the Maranon River

4/29/2013 - Fundraiser
Dear MCS Families,                 In keeping with this year's theme, Earth Through Time and History, we would like to participate in a fundraiser to help clean up the Maranon River in Peru.   This is a very important river the contributes to the Amazon and runs all of the way through the ... [more]

Costume List

4/26/2013 - Announcements
MCS Presents: "These Are The Days of Our Earth" Location: Moscow High School Matinee: May 15th @ 12:30pm Evening Performance: May 16th @ 6:00pm   Questions? Email Miss Toni Costumes for the end of the year production! Kindergarten:   Farmers (class) 2 scarecrows, 2 crows, 2 main farmers, horse Lillian, Soraya, Kyle, Eleanor, Faith, Noah, Brayden   1st Grade:  Explorers (boys) Spanish girls in long skirts  Asa, ... [more]

Meet the Principal Candidates

4/26/2013 - School Board
Dear MCS Families, As you may know, Dr. Axman is leaving MCS after this school year to move to Arizona. Our board and search committee have identified two leading candidates for our new principal. These candidates will be visiting MCS in the next two weeks to meet students, teachers, and families. ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

4/19/2013 -
Thank you to all who participated in our Spring Showcase and Book Fair last night. The teachers and students really gave us great examples of the excellent work we do here at Moscow Charter School. A big thank you to Brenda Reindeu for her work on the book fair. It ... [more]

Moscow CommUNITY Walk

4/13/2013 - Community Event
Moscow CommUNITY Walk Homepage When? Saturday, April 27th, 2013 | Gathering at 12:00 noon Where? Friendship Square Who? Moscow Community, anyone & everyone! At 12:00 noon, Moscow Community members will gather at Friendship Square for music and community speakers. At 12:30 PM, the Walk will proceed with balloons, banners and flags. The celebration will continue at East City Park with ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

4/12/2013 -
We have a “Poet Society” here at Moscow Charter School. The Pleaides Group has recognized twelve of our students for their poetry writing abilities. The following students will have their poems read at a celebration at the 1912 center on Sunday April 28th:  2nd: grade: Cadence Wilson, Keeahna Clary, Delaura ... [more]

Box Tops Drive

4/12/2013 - Fundraiser
Thank you so much for the great donation of Box Top Labels!   Please keep the coming! This money is used to replace playground balls, jump ropes, hula hoops and more!     Opportunities are available to add to the MCS cash total received from Box Tops. 1)  Sign up at  www.boxtops4education.com  as a supporter ... [more]

Aluminum Can Fundraiser!

4/12/2013 - Fundraiser
  Don't forget to take your cans to Moscow Recycling today and say you are with Moscow Charter School you will get the Can Day Event pricing!   Payout is 50 cents per pound instead of the normal 35 cents per pound!  For this fundraiser all we need is your receipt!    Loridee will be at the ... [more]

Scholastic Book Fair

4/12/2013 - Parent Action Team
Shop Online! April 15 - April 22 The Book Fair was a huge success last night!   If you missed it, don't worry... you can still shop online until Aprill 22nd!    

Thank you!

4/12/2013 - Thank You
Thank you to everyone who brought food to the Teacher Appreciation Brunch last Friday!  All of the teachers really enjoyed your wonderful food and it helped each of them get through conferences!

Dear MCS Families,

4/4/2013 -
Dear Moscow Charter School Families, Please remember that Friday April 5th is a non-student attendance day. However, it is not a day off for teachers. This will be a full day of parent-teacher conferencing. To help the teachers keep up their energy, the PAT will be providing the teachers with an ... [more]

Bring Cans Tomorrow!

4/4/2013 - Parent Action Team
We are quickly approaching our deadline for our Aluminum Can Fundraiser!   If you have any cans or your neighbors have any cans, gather them up and bring them to the school when you come for conferences!    Loridee Wetzel has gratiously offered to haul the cans down to the recycling center so you ... [more]

Idaho Roks

3/27/2013 - Community Event
Moscow Charter School 2nd graders have become engineers!  The class has divided into three teams to solve the Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) Super Seniors Challenge. Each week they get closer to understanding how the world, entertainment, transportation, and technology have changed over the past 60+ years and projecting where it will go ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

3/22/2013 -
The Moscow Charter School Board has made arrangements to purchase the property next to the school where the mobile home now sits. Closing will take place in early April. This property addition is exciting news that will support Moscow Charter School’s effort to expand our school to a K-8 school. ... [more]

Dear Parents : From Homa Assefi

3/6/2013 - Community Event
As part of your child’s Language and Culture Education Program at Moscow Charter School, students have recently learned several songs in Spanish which focus on cultural awareness and diversity. As an extracurricular volunteer activity, our students have been invited to sing those songs at the upcoming 2013 Moscow CommUNITY Walk. ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

3/1/2013 -
Have you noticed the live web cam of the trout eggs on the Moscow Charter School web site? The students have been gathering around our “Trout Tank” like expectant parents waiting for the babies to come.  The due date for the hatchlings to arrive is March 6th but the students ... [more]

Dear MCS 5th and 6th Grade Families,

2/28/2013 - School Board
Parent Meetings March 4, 3:15 pm March 5, 7:00 pm I am delighted to inform you that the Moscow School District Board of Trustees has voted to approve our charter updates. As a result, we are now actively planning to add a 7th grade class at MCS for the 2013-2014 school year, and ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

2/22/2013 -
Congratulations to Annalie Reed for winning the Moscow Charter School Spelling Bee. She will be representing MCS at the regional Spelling Bee in Lewiston.   Our hard working School Board along with the principal attended a three hour training this past Tuesday night. Our ISBA (Idaho School Board Association) trainer Jackie Hopper ... [more]

Kindergarten Open House

2/22/2013 - Announcements
Kindergarten Open House Moscow Charter School will be having 3 opportunities for families to visit the Kindergarten classroom and tour the school!   Tell your neighbors, tell your friends!               February 28th 1:00 - 3:00   February 28th 5:00 - 7:00 Kindergarten Families will be having a Karaoke night! Stop by, see the classroom, meet Ms. Hoffmeister, have some fun! March ... [more]

PCEI Spring Break Camp

2/21/2013 - After School Program
PCEI Jump into Spring! Spring Break Camp Do you want to learn more about outdoor skills? Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire, and what you need to be aware of your surroundings! Have you wondered how to identify animal tracks and scat? Experience what you cando to open your eyes ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

2/8/2013 -
We are getting STEAMed up. Yes, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math are all getting kicked up a notch here at MCS during this second semester. The whole school is getting involved in two major projects which are Steelhead in the classroom sponsored by Idaho Department of Fish and Game ... [more]

Polar Walk!

2/7/2013 - Upcoming Dates
Reminder: Feb. 13th -- this Wednesday-- is Polar Walk! Parents and children are invited to bundle up and walk together to school! Invite your neighbors to walk with you, form a group, create a group name, look for the stuffed Polar Bears along the way. This is a fun event for ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

1/18/2013 -
Moscow Charter School has taken building security very seriously in response the heightened safety concerns that have resulted from the horrific events that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary. We have evaluated the communication systems that are in place between the buildings. The board is in the process of ordering an ... [more]

Dear Parents and Friends of Moscow Charter School,

1/18/2013 - School Board
As many of you know, the MCS Board has been working on updating our founding charter.  These updates reflect changes in technology, state and federal law, and required educational standards since the original charter was approved in 1998.  The charter updates do not seek to change MCS’s philosophy or practices, ... [more]

No School Reminder!

1/18/2013 - Upcoming Dates
Reminder, we have a three day week next week! No School Monday, January 21st - Idaho Human Rights Day No School Friday, January 25th - Teacher Workday

Dear MCS Families,

1/11/2013 -
We are back at school and education is in full swing. Here are some of the highlights of the important news for the week.   The PE department is participating in Elk’s Hoop Shoot. Third through sixth grade classes had an opportunity to try their luck at making baskets. Each child that ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

12/14/2012 -
We almost have enough money to buy two water buffaloes  The sixth grade did an awesome job with putting together and delivering their presentation on the Heifer Project. Students are enthusiastically donating.  It is a gratifying feeling to know that the money raised will truly change the lives of people ... [more]

Heifer Project

12/10/2012 - Fundraiser
"Peace begins when hunger and poverty end." "A rising tide lifts all boats" Hello Parents, Currently, MCS is raising money for Heifer International.  This worthwhile project places useful animals in deserving villages throughout the world. The offspring of these animals are also distributed to others in that village, creating, over time, a more prosperous environment for all. The sixth ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

12/7/2012 -
Great News Regarding Tax Benefits for your Donation to Moscow Charter School!  Idaho tax credit possible when given to education Reduce Your Taxes! We encourage every family to carefully review the information and consider your ability to see your tax dollars work for our school.  Your contribution to Moscow Charter School ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

11/30/2012 -
I hope you enjoyed the week-long Thanksgiving break. The children really came back to school with renewed energy for learning. The weather has been kind to us and we are still able to play in the parking lot.  So, the four square “courts” are still in use. We appreciate the ... [more]

Help Wanted

11/30/2012 - Announcements
Brandy Sullivan, parent of 5th grader Terra Sullivan, is a Speech Language Pathologist and she is a field examiner for Pearson, a company that develops and publishes standardized tests.   She is in need of candidates ages 4-25 years old to participate in a project on academic and problem solving skills ... [more]

Thank You!

11/30/2012 - Parent Action Team
The PAT would like to extend a special Thank You to all who contributed to making the Fall Carnival a success again this year! This includes parents who volunteered their time to help set up, clean up, baked goods, sell tickets, run booths, organize the silent auction baskets and games for the ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

11/16/2012 -
This Thanksgiving Holiday break is unique because we have the ENTIRE week off. We will have many exciting activities taking place when we return from this break. The fourth grade will be in charge of the November 26th  Monday Morning Meeting. We will also be getting ready for “Market,” which will take ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

10/31/2012 -
Happy Halloween! As a treat the whole school went on a field trip to the Washington State University campus and visited many of the museums there.  So, even though this was a short week we packed a great deal of valuable learning into it.   I hope to see you all sometime ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

10/26/2012 -
Jack-o'-lanterns are one of the most recognizable symbols when it comes to the Halloween holiday.  Did you know Jack-o-lanterns originated from Ireland? The practice of decorating "Jack-o'-lanterns" comes from an old Irish folktale about a man named Stingy Jack.  Turnips and potatoes served as an early canvas, then Irish immigrants brought ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

10/26/2012 -
Jack-o'-lanterns are one of the most recognizable symbols when it comes to the Halloween holiday.  Did you know Jack-o-lanterns originated from Ireland? The practice of decorating "Jack-o'-lanterns" comes from an old Irish folktale about a man named Stingy Jack.  Turnips and potatoes served as an early canvas, then Irish immigrants brought ... [more]

Before - After School Care Survey

10/26/2012 - After School Program
Moscow Charter School Survey of Before- and After-School Care Needs As a service to the Moscow Charter School community, the MCS Board is considering beginning before- and after-school care programs.  Currently, as everyone knows, children should not be dropped off at school before 8:00 am and must be picked up no ... [more]

MCS Academy Days - Earth's Fish & Wildlife

10/26/2012 - After School Program
Earth's Fish & Wildlife Idaho Fish & Game Thursday, Nov 1st

MCS - Fall Carnival!

10/26/2012 - Parent Action Team
Fall Carnival 2012 Friday, Nov. 9th   Activities Petting Zoo Fortune Teller Bake Sale Angry Birds Auction And so much more!!   The MCS Fall Carnival is happening soon!  Please tell your friends, families, and neighbors about this fun family event!  Everyone is invited!     Tickets will be available at the door. Cash or check only: $.50 for ... [more]

Free Basketball Clinic! This Sunday!

10/24/2012 - Community Event
Join Coach Ken Bone and the Washington State men’s basketball team for a FREE kids’ clinic. Boys and Girls-grades kindergarten-6th Sunday, October 28 2:45-4:00 p.m. Check-in: Begins at 2:15 p.m. in Bohler Gym Register deadline 5:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26; online only To register: https://www.athletics.wsu.edu/ mensbasketballcamp/ Questions? Contact Mike Simonson - 509-335-7693 or Msimonson@wsu.edu

Dear MCS Families

10/19/2012 -
The weather on the Palouse is always changing. As a result, our lost and found has filled up with jackets and sweat shirts. If you get a chance, come by and check the lost and found for missing items. Also, please be sure that you put names in coats and ... [more]

Make a Difference Day - Tomorrow!

10/19/2012 - Parent Action Team
This Saturday, from 9AM until noon, it is our landscape  day.  It is also the U of I  Make  a  Difference  Day. This means we should have between 15-20 students at the school to help with our project. Our goal is to work on the walking path that will encircle the school. Specifically, we'll be trimming bushes, ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

10/12/2012 -
Thanks to the efforts of many segments of the Moscow Charter School community we have a beautiful green lawn growing in our back area. We want to thank the board for approving funds for the sprinkler system and the grading of the field. Thank you goes out to our generous ... [more]

Thank You!

10/12/2012 - Parent Action Team
The PAT just wanted to say THANK YOU again for all your help completing the sod project!!! We couldn't have done it with out you!!   The field prep and fertilizer day went really well. Thank you very much to the following people who came to help out on Friday:   Anne Wessels Lisa ... [more]

Support MCS with your Safeway Club Card!

10/11/2012 - Fundraiser
Use your Safeway Club Card to support Moscow Charter School with your regular grocery shopping!   Just follow the instructions below to register your card, and MCS will receive a portion of the amount you spend at Safeway stores each month.   We are working hard to support the teachers, classrooms, and ... [more]

Free After-School Dance Lessons

10/10/2012 - After School Program
Starting October 16th Returning to Moscow Charter School!! Free After-School Dance Classes! Come learn the court and village social dances of the Renaissance and Jane Austen's 18th century England, as well as the traditional English performance dance-forms of Morris Dance Beginning October 16, 2012   Lessons in English Country Dance will take place in the Multi-Purpose ... [more]

Palouse Spanish After School Program

10/8/2012 - After School Program
Palouse Spanish After-School Program Oct 16th - Dec 13th Tue/Thu 3:05-5:00pm registration (pdf) registration (pub) Hola!  We are now accepting 2012 Fall Registrations!   8 week session! (Oct. 16th - Dec. 13th 2012)   (1-6th): Tuesday/Thursday 3:05 - 5:00pm; Moscow Charter School ($175)   Snack, music, supplies and small-group lessons provided by bilingual instructors.   Come join us for Week of Welcome (Oct. 16th ... [more]

Elementary Choir

10/1/2012 - After School Program
ELEMENTARY CHOIR Who:  3rd – 6th graders who love to sing When:  Mondays and Thursdays from 3:20-4:30 Where:  Russell Elementary Music Room  119 N. Adams Street Cost:  $30.00 This year, choir will begin on Monday, October 8, in the Russell School music room.  Rehearsals will run from 3:20-4:30 on Mondays and Thursdays and will ... [more]

Skating Classes at the Palouse Ice Rink

10/1/2012 - After School Program
Next session starts October 20, 2012.   Registration forms at www.palouseicerink.com or at the Palouse Ice Rink.  Classes held Saturdays, starting at noon or 12:30 depending on experience.  Levels for complete beginners to advanced skaters up to spins and jumps.  Ages 5 to adult.  Sessions are $78 for 5 Saturdays and include skates and ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

9/28/2012 -
The back field will finally go green this weekend. You can help. The sod party will start at 7am this Saturday morning. Just come to the school wearing work clothes and ready to place the sod.  If you have a bit of muscle and can remember green side up you ... [more]

Box Tops for Education

9/28/2012 - Fundraiser
Opportunities are available to add to the MCS cash total received from Box Tops. 1)  Sign up at  www.boxtops4education.com  as a supporter of MCS.  This gains us 5 box tops or 50 cents for each signup.   MCS currently has only 40 online supporters. Remember, family & friends can signup.  If they don't want the newsletter, ... [more]

Scholastic Book Fair

9/28/2012 - Parent Action Team
Dear Parents and Families: Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Of all the skills children learn, it is the one you can influence the most. We invite you to visit our Scholastic Book Fair and experience a celebration of reading that provides families the opportunity to get ... [more]

International Walk to School Day

9/28/2012 - Parent Action Team
International Walk to School day is Wednesday, October 3rd!   When you arrive you will receive an apple or a Cliff Bar!  This year for the iWalk, our goal at Safe Routes to School is to get at least 4 Walking School Buses walking to school.  A Walking School Bus is a ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

9/20/2012 -
This was a short week but we packed a lot into the four days.  Picture Day is always a busy event and it filled a large part of Monday Morning. Hopefully the pictures will turn out great. I want a slide show of all the funny face class pictures for ... [more]

2012-2013 Volunteer Form Drive

9/20/2012 - Parent Action Team
2012-2013 Volunteer From Moscow Charter School depends on our families to help in the classroom, help run events, and help with our fundraising activities.  What we are able to do each year is dependent on the number of volunteers who participate. Please take time to fill out our 2012-2013 volunteer form.  Carefully ... [more]

Sod Laying Party!

9/20/2012 - Parent Action Team
Sept. 28th & 29th Dear Parents:   We will need a handful of people to help power rake and fertilize on Friday, Sept 28th, starting right after school and a large group of parents to help us lay sod on Saturday, Sept 29th starting at 8am.   If you are able to help us out, ... [more]

Parent Survey

9/20/2012 - Parent Action Team
Parent Survey Dear Parents,   Please take a moment to fill out this survey and provide some valuable feedback to the PAT. Your answers will help give us an idea on how to reach out to you and make sure that you feel like you are part of the MCS community. The survey ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

9/7/2012 -
I know this is going to be a special year. We have HAD a growing enthusiasm for volunteering here at the school. The children are really focused on learning and we have a new addition of six Service Learning students from the university of Idaho to help individual students with ... [more]

Sod - Coming soon!

9/7/2012 - Parent Action Team
coming soon! The PAT is happy to announce that we should be ready to lay down the new sod in the back field by the end of the month!   Please stay tuned for further details!  We would really appreciate volunteers to help lay the sod and get the field ready to be played ... [more]

Volunteer Form Drive

9/7/2012 - Parent Action Team
Please be looking for a volunteer form coming your way!    We have a wide variety of opportunities for you to make a difference at your child's school!    We need volunteers to come in occasionally to read with students, or fix broken playground equipment, bake goods for our wonderful Staff, help out at ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

8/31/2012 -

 

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Budget Workshop

5/31/2012 - School Board
On June 5, 2012 the Moscow Charter School will hold its annual budget workshop.  The annual workshop is designed to highlight the fiscal year 2013 budget and collect input from stakeholders.  The workshop begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at the school. The final proposed budget will be ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families

5/25/2012 -
This Friday marks the last full week of school. Yes, we only have seven more school days before we start summer vacation. As you know, these last few days are a very busy time. So, please make note of the many end of the year activities that are planned.   Next Tuesday, ... [more]

It's time to buy your yearbook!

5/25/2012 - Announcements
Moscow Charter School yearbooks may be purchased in the school office!  You have one day left to get your yearbook for the pre-sale price of $12.00!  After Tuesday the 29th the price goes up to $15.00.   Allegra Printing, of Moscw has graciously offered to print our full color book for a ... [more]

Box Tops for Education

5/23/2012 - Fundraiser
Learn more ways to earn! I wish to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who contributed Box Tops for Education over this school year.  Please continue to collect them over the summer break, so we can send in another shipment at the beginning of next school year.  The results of our ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

5/18/2012 -
It took the entire Moscow Charter School community to help produce “A Life Time of Water.” Therefore, it is appropriate to thank the parents, the teachers, the students and the high school administrators for helping to make our play such a success. What a great job!   The end of the year ... [more]

Dear Parents,

5/18/2012 - Announcements
Hello, my name is Adam "Mr. Mac" McNamee; I am the Americorps volunteer at Moscow Charter School. To end my year of service I have to present a final project to my superiors at Americorps. I have decided to make a Shutterfly Photo book. While my superiors will see the ... [more]

Dear Parents,

5/11/2012 -
The excitement is building for the performances of the Moscow Charter School “A Lifetime of Water”. I hope you have had an opportunity to look at the practice schedule and the notes regarding costume requirements. We will be rehearsing next week over at Moscow High School on Monday and Tuesday. ... [more]

Consider ordering a theater bouquet for your MCS student today!

5/11/2012 - Announcements
Click here for more details! This year you can purchase a flower or balloon bouquet from MCS as a way to tell your MCS student "Great job" after the theater performance this Thursday night.   Roses will be wrapped in tissue paper and tied with a beautiful ribbon. Balloons will be mylar to ... [more]

Spring Market Day

5/4/2012 - Announcements
The kids had a great time at their last Market Day, check out our slideshow! ... [more]

Volunteer Thank You Breakfast - You are Invited!

5/4/2012 - Announcements

Box Tops for Education

5/4/2012 - Fundraiser
If you have been collecting Box Tops, please bring them to the school soon!  Our Box Top Coordinator, Laura Williams will be sending in the next shipment this Friday, May 11th!   Thank you!

Letter from the Theater Teacher

4/27/2012 - Announcements
Matinee Performance: May 16th - 12:30pm Evening Performance: May 17th - 6:00pm     Dear Parents,   Our Play, "A Lifetime of Water", is truly a collaborative effort.  Our teachers and students are working on costumes, dances, back drops, props, makeup and even programs.  I am very excited for this production and hope it meets your expectations.  ... [more]

MCS LOGO - Vote Now!

4/20/2012 - Announcements
This is your last opportunity to voice your opinion!  Tell us which MCS Logo you like best!  To view the logos and cast your vote... click here!

A Trip To Somewhere Pictures!

4/20/2012 - Announcements
Check out our pictures from Moscow Charter School's "A Trip to Somewhere" on the main page of our site and on our Facebook page!

Dear MCS Families

4/13/2012 -
Dear Parents,   I know all of you have busy schedules, however,  I am asking you to consider volunteering for a position on the Moscow Charter School Board. Many of our members have served their two year terms and the board has several openings. The MCS Board is a working board. As ... [more]

New MCS Logo? Vote Now!

4/13/2012 - Announcements
  Vote now on your favorite logo!

Notice of Schedule Change

4/13/2012 - Parent Action Team
Due to scheduling conflicts we will be postponing the Landscaping Day on Saturday April 14th.  We have rescheduled this event for Saturday April 28th from 9-Noon. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused but we hope that if you have the time, you will join us that day for ... [more]

ISAT Testing

4/13/2012 - Upcoming Dates
We have successfully completed the first week of ISAT testing!  You should all be proud of your kids for being so patient and quiet while others are testing.  Testing resumes next week.   Please remember that it is important for your children to get a good nights sleep and eat a ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

4/6/2012 -
Next Tuesday, April 10th  we will begin to give ISAT (Idaho State Achievement Tests) to grades three through six. These tests are required as a part of the  No Child Left Behind  law. Historically, our students have done very well on these tests. In order to ensure that each child ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

3/23/2012 -
  Our property value is going up because the back of the school is now on a lakefront complete with ducks! The children are so drawn to the water that we have depleted our supply of “extra” clothes that we use to help students who have slipped into the pond. So, ... [more]

MCS Academy Day - The Creative You!

3/23/2012 - Upcoming Dates

 

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Scholastic Book Fair

3/23/2012 - Upcoming Dates
April 2nd @ MCS Spring Scholastic Book Fair! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming up on April 2nd!  Stop by and take a look at the books while you are at the school for your Parent Teacher Conferences!   If you are interested in helping at the book fair, please contact us!    mcspat@moscowcharterschool.org    

Read It = See It!

3/20/2012 - After School Program
Read It = See It! Get a free movie pass to Hugo.  Bring proof of a passing AR score to the MCS office and claim your FREE ticket to the last movie of the year!   Date: April 13th Time: 6:30 PM Location: MCS Multipurpose Room     For more information... Visit the Family Movie Night Page

Young People's Arts Festival

3/2/2012 - Community Event
Save the Date!   Saturday, April 14th 2012 Location: Moscow Jr. High School Time: 9:00am to 2:30pm preK - 6th grade Half-day: $15 Full day: $30   Registration packets will be available at local schools and Moscow City Hall in late March. For more information: scallorn@ci.moscow.id.us or 208-883-7036 http://www.moscow.id.us/art/ypaf.aspx

PAT Elections

3/2/2012 - Parent Action Team
mcspat@moscowcharterschool.org Interested in making a difference at MCS?  Do you have experience with fundraising?   We will be holding our annual PAT elections at next month's PAT meeting which will be held on March 6th at 3:15.  Please email the PAT or stop by the meeting for more information.  We need your help ... [more]

Idaho Repertory Theatre - FREE Family Fun Night!

3/1/2012 - Community Event
When? Wed, March 28 6:30 - 8:00 pm Where? 1912 Center 412 E. Third St. Kids and parents are invited to a night of: Improv theatre led by Suzie DuVal and Mindy Curtis Mask Makin Cookies, hot cocoa and tea Pre-register for the IRTY Spring Drama Camps May 3 and 4 and receive a discount!   Click here for more information!

Dear MCS Families

2/24/2012 -
Did you see all of the coverage we have gotten in the newspapers lately? The articles about MCS have demonstrated our commitment to the Arts. Our children are really expressive and photogenic and we even made the Front page!   We have finalized the dates for our end of the year program. ... [more]

PAT Newsletter - February

2/24/2012 - Parent Action Team
February Newsletter Please take the time to read to this month's newsletter from the Parent Action Team!

MCS Teacher Wins Teacher Scholarship!

2/22/2012 - Announcements
Mrs. Jana Horne, a 4th-5th grade teacher at Moscow Charter School, has been awarded a teacher scholarship for $455 from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. The scholarship, which will fund a course titled "Inspiring Elementary Students with Engineering" on PBS TeacherLine, will augment Ms. ... [more]

2/22/2012 - Community Event
Cruise the World UofI Student Union Bldg Saturday, March 5th 11:00am - 5:00pm The University of Idaho's International Friendship Association will host the annual Cruise the World event on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 11 am - 5 pm, in the Student Union Building.   Admission tickets are exchanged at the International Ballroom door for ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

2/16/2012 -
The teachers were here this Friday working on the Curriculum Policy and the Updated Moscow Charter School document revision. Everyone is excited to update these documents in order for them to reflect our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focus. It is so rejuvenating to incorporate these fresh and new ... [more]

Palouse Spanish After School Program

2/16/2012 - After School Program
Hola! We are excited to announce that Palouse Spanish After School Program will begin February 28th, 2012 and go through April 26th!  As in the past, the program will be on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons after school from 3-5pm.  Snack will be included.  The location will be the Moscow Charter School. NEW!  ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families

2/10/2012 -
February is National Heart Month. To recognize this tremendous effort, we are going to wear red on Monday to support Heart Health Awareness. Even though we are not directly involved with Jump for Your Heart during PE on Monday, we will be doing some rope jumping exercises. If your children ... [more]

2/10/2012 - After School Program
How Your Body Works Part 2! February 17th 9am to 3pm at Moscow Charter School   $20 for MCS students $30 for Non-MCS students   Enrollment limited, sign up now!   www.moscowcharterschool.org/academydays

MCS Family Movie Night - Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2!

2/10/2012 - After School Program
Feb. 10th at 6:30pm Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 Don't forget!  MCS Family Movie Night is tonight!

Jazz in the Schools

2/10/2012 - Announcements
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival February 22-25, 2012   The Jazz in the Schools program, presented by Potlatch Corporatioin, reaches out to school children to allow them to experience the joy and uniqueness of jazz.   We have vouchers available in the office that allow Jazz in the Schools students ree admission to one Friday or ... [more]

The Polar Walk is coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 8th!

1/25/2012 - Announcements
Students are encouraged to walk, slide or glide with friends and parents on this day!    Safe Routes will be hiding the stuffed polar bear again so try to find it along your way and get a warm drink once you get to school.    Remember to dress warmly and in layers so you ... [more]

1/20/2012 - After School Program
We are sorry to announce that the Civil Rights Academy Day has been rescheduled for Friday May 4th.   Our next Academy Day is Friday, February 17th - How Your Body Works Part 2 with Aria Arrizabalga, MD!   www.moscowcharterschool.org/academydays

Special Message from the Board

1/14/2012 - School Board
Dear MCS Families,   I am writing to bring you up to date on board activities designed to enhance learning at MCS.  During the last several school board meetings votes have been taken on the following:   1.  To continue to offer 6th grade.  While the Moscow School District has decided to move 6th ... [more]

Dear MCS Families

1/6/2012 -

 

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Employment Opportunity

1/6/2012 - Announcements
Moscow Charter School is seeking a Business Manager, please see attached job description.

Headsets Needed

1/6/2012 - Classroom Communication
Anne Wessels our technology teacher is in need of about 6 headsets in the computer lab and in a few classrooms, please spread the word. Even the headsets you buy on an airplane will work! Similar to these pictured, with a Connectivity: 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Plug.

Box Tops

12/9/2011 - Fundraiser
If you have collected any box tops, please bring them in next week, we will be shipping them off soon!  Thank you!

Dear MCS Families

12/2/2011 -
We have such a short time before winter break and I know it will go fast. Here are few dates to mark your calendar. Dec. 16th will be the last student contact day for 2011. We will be having our “Winter Market” that afternoon.  We will begin classes on Jan. ... [more]

Fun with Dry Ice!

12/2/2011 - After School Program
  The kids had fun with dry ice after school on December 2nd!

MCS Family Movie Night

12/2/2011 - Fundraiser
Friday - December 9th - Holiday Movie Collection! Want to go out with your family and not break the bank? Everybody likes a good movie! MCS Family Movie Night will be held once a month on a Friday at 6:30pm.   Adults $2.00 K - 12 $1.00 Under K Free!   Concessions will be available for purchase.  Please bring a lawn ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

11/4/2011 -
Don’t forget that next Thursday 11/10 and Friday 11/11 we have no school in order for parents and teachers to conference together. These conferences are so important to ensure each student’s academic progress. We look forward to seeing all of you at these meetings. The field trip to Washington State University ... [more]

Dear Parents,

11/4/2011 - Fundraiser
We are looking for some parent volunteers to help out the night of the carnival. It is just a short 2 weeks away!! If you are available on November 18th please let me know!   Here are some areas where we are looking for help:   Set-up (from 3:00 pm to 5:45pm on November 18th) Clean-up (immediately following ... [more]

Pre-Sale Tickets Available!

11/4/2011 - Fundraiser
Pre-Sale tickets for the MCS 2011 Fall Carnival are now available for purchase. Please click on this link http://www.moscowcharterschool.org/carnivaltickets if you would like to purchase tickets via our website using a credit card or PayPal.  Tickets can also be purchased via cash by filling out the form on the flyer that should ... [more]

PAT Newsletter - November

11/4/2011 - Parent Action Team
November Newsletter Please take the time to read to this month's newsletter from the Parent Action Team!  We have alot going on the next couple months and there are a lot of opportunities to volunteer!

Two MCS Academy Days Next Week!

11/2/2011 - After School Program
We have 2 great Academy Days coming up next week: Spanish celebrations on Thursday, Nov. 10, and Biodiesel Power on Friday, Nov. 11. Enrollment is limited for both, but Friday's session will be a particularly small group of only 15 students and is limited to only 3rd-6th graders.     Sign up now! http://www. moscowcharterschool.org/ academydays ... [more]

Spanish Speakers Needed

11/2/2011 - After School Program
We are seeking ideally bilingual, parents or other adults who are willing to volunteer their time for next week’s Academy Day “One World Academy: A Celebration of Spanish”.  Volunteers will need to be at Moscow Charter School on November 10 th from  9:00am to 3:00pm. Children of volunteers attend MCS Academy Day ... [more]

MCS Family Movie Night

11/2/2011 - Fundraiser
MCS Family Movie Night this Friday November 4th at 6:30pm we are showing Cars 2!   Want to go out with your family and not break the bank? Everybody likes a good movie!   Adults $2.00 K - 12 $1.00 Under K Free! Concessions will be available for purchase. Please bring a lawn chair or a blanket or two ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

10/28/2011 -
All first through sixth grade students will be taking a field trip to Washington State University on Monday, October 31st. Buses will be leaving at 8:45am so we need students dressed appropriately for the weather, wearing sturdy walking shoes and with a lunch and a snack in their back pack. ... [more]

Family Science Saturday - Spooky Optics: Tricks and Treats with Light!

10/27/2011 - Upcoming Dates
Palouse Discovery Science Center October 29th 11am - 12pm Celebrate the Light in Action! Exhibits, Learn about light and optics through fun demonstrations! Something for the whole family!   Free for PDSC members / $4-$6 for non-members

UofI Make a Difference Day/Landscaping Day

10/23/2011 - Thank You
We would like to thank the participating MCS families/parents:     Matt Catt,  Stenzel family (Sabrina, Aaron, Kayla, Cherise, Maddy Stenzel), Johnson family (Hannah, Aaron, Madeleine Johnson), Lisa Harmon, Christina Todd, Wappett family (Liana, Matt, Isabelle, Meridian Wappett), Mike Nelson, Casey Scott, Mike Miura, Leslie Baker, Bean family, and Ay family (Sakire, Zeynep Ay) ... [more]

Save the Date!!!

10/21/2011 - Fundraiser
Coming Soon...The MCS 2011 Fall Carnival will be held Friday, November 18th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm!!!   You'll find plenty of family fun with over 15 booths including an Angry Birds booth, lollipop tree, fiber crafts, face painting, fishing for prizes, cake walks, football tosses and much more. We will also be serving concessions, ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

10/14/2011 -
This has been a wonderful week. We had a surprise guest speaker. Dr. John L. Phillips, who is a retired US astronaut came and talked to the children about his experience on the space station. Dr. Phillips flew into space three times: In 2001 aboard STS-100, space shuttle Endeavour; in ... [more]

International Walk to School Day - follow up

10/14/2011 - Announcements
We had 70 kids sign up on our check in sheet! Only 3 kids got off the bus! We had 15 from Moscow Junior High School too! We had 5 parent volunteers and 3 college student volunteers, thank you to Rodney & Celena Wolverton, Casey Green and Charlie & Gretal!   The kids wrote on ... [more]

Make a Difference/ Landscaping Day

10/14/2011 - Upcoming Dates
UI Make a Difference/ Landscaping Day is this Saturday, Oct 22nd from 9 a.m. to Noon We will be working on the following projects: Weeding Trimming bushes and dry plants hanging over beds Adding bark to the entrance and the front beds Fluffing and leveling out the bark in all the playground areas Painting the MCS ... [more]

Free After School Dance Lessons

10/11/2011 - After School Program
Join us every Monday 3:15 - 4:00 Come learn the court and village social dances of the Renaissance and Jane Austen's 18th century England, as well as the traditional English performance dance-forms of *Morris Dance. Classes are free and open to students of MCS and the Moscow community. Instruction takes place in the Multi-Purpose room at ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

10/7/2011 -
Monday October 12th is Walk to School Day. Hopefully, the rain will let up. There will be student athletes from the University of Idaho at the school that morning to give out prizes and congratulate our biking and walking participants. Even if you usually drive your students to school, you ... [more]

Palouse Spanish After-School Program

10/7/2011 - After School Program

NOW ACCEPTING 2011 Fall REGISTRATIONS!

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Academy Days - We are Detectives

10/7/2011 - After School Program
We had a lot of fun at the MCS Academy Day on October 6th!  We were featured in the Daily News, you can read the story here.   Next Academy Day Thursday, Nov. 10 Spanish Academy!    

Update from the PAT

10/7/2011 - Parent Action Team
October 2011 Newsletter Please take the time to read to this month's newsletter from the Parent Action Team!  We have alot going on the next couple months and there are a lot of opportunities to volunteer!

Dear Parents

9/30/2011 -
So, this was a slimy, long-driving, erosion and MOSS filled day. I had decided that there was no better way to celebrate my birthday than to go down to MOSS Camp with our sixth graders. I arrived Wednesday night in time for a gourmet dinner of cold mashed potatoes, canned ... [more]

MCS Garden Club

9/30/2011 - After School Program
Help support the MCS Garden Club by purchasing a pumpkin (grown in the garden) during the Open House Wednesday night from 6-7PM.   You can see all the pumpkins on display in the lobby of the school!   The MCS Garden Club meets every Wednesday from 3:00 - 4:00 please join us!  

Open House

9/30/2011 - Announcements
Please join us  - Wednesday, October 5th from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the MCS Open House!   This is a wonderful time to visit your children's classrooms and see what they've been up to!  Stop by the Scholastic Book Fair and purchase a book for your child or your child's classroom!  Purchase a pumpkin ... [more]

Volunteer Form Drive

9/30/2011 - Parent Action Team
A big thank you to all of you who filled out and turned in a Parent Volunteer Form!  The winner of the Family Movie Night package will be announced at the Monday Morning Meeting!    If you have not had a chance to fill out a Parent Volunteer Form, it is not ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

9/23/2011 -
Tonight is Family Movie Night here at school which promises to be a great way to get together with school friends. Our PAT has been very busy getting everyone involved in making Moscow Charter School the best school in town. I hope all of you have turned in the blue “Let’s Get Involved ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

9/16/2011 -
Thursday was so busy. The rain in the morning added some fun and excitement to opening. We had the school nurse doing eye exams in one of the classrooms. We had yummy cheese sandwiches for lunch (one of my favorite). Most importantly we had our first hands-on science day. Dr. ... [more]

9/16/2011 - After School Program
We are detectives: a kid's introduction to Forensice Science! October 6th 9am to 3pm at Moscow Charter School   $20 for MCS students $30 for Non-MCS students   Enrollment limited, sign up now!   www.moscowcharterschool.org/academydays  

Fun at the Fair

9/16/2011 - Announcements
The kindergarteners had a great time at the fair seeing the animals and trains! They saw Kheldar from the 6th grade and his sheep "Noisy"! The MCS Garden Club won a couple of ribbons for a pumpkin and a sunflower!

MCS's Excellent Adventure on DVD!

9/16/2011 - Fundraiser
DVD's of last years play "MCS's Excellent Adventure" are now available for just $10! The DVD includes a slideshow of still images taken by various people at the production!     This is a wonderful addition to your child's portfolio!    Remember, your kids did not get a chance to see themselves in ... [more]

MCS Family Movie Night

9/16/2011 - Fundraiser
Please join us for our first family movie night September 23rd at the Moscow Charter School!   The feature presentation will be Ponyo.   Tickets for the show will be $2 for Adults, $1 K-18 and Free under K.   Concessions will also be available for purchase.   Please bring a lawn chair or blanket ... [more]

The PAT Pride

9/16/2011 - Parent Action Team
Welcome to the first PAT newsletter of the year!!  It is our hope that with this newsletter we will keep you up-to-date on all the events we have planned for the year as well as providing you with an additional resource for finding out ways you can help out at ... [more]

Hello MCS Families,

9/9/2011 -
Remember that Monday, September 12th is picture day. So, send your students in their best outfit and looking sharp because that class picture will wind up in the year book! Picture order forms will be available at the front desk in the morning if your form did not make it ... [more]

Hello Moscow Charter School Families,

9/2/2011 -
We are off to a great start of the 2011-2012 School Year. The “Back to School Picnic” was a great success. Thank you to all of the parents and friends that came with food to share. The P.A.T. planned a great evening of fun for us. The pizza from Pizza ... [more]

9/2/2011 - After School Program
The Moscow Charter School Garden Club is Blooming! A few parents and students kicked off the MCS garden a few days after school was out in June 2011. We tilled the earth and amended it with some compost. We then set about making rows and planting. Our plant choices included some ... [more]

Student Directory

9/2/2011 - Announcements

Have you filled out the Student Directory form online?

The password protected digital directory includes...
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Welcome Back!!

9/2/2011 - Announcements
We hope everybody had a wonderful first week of school!!  We would like to thank all the families who joined us for the Back to School Dinner and also those who brought side dishes and desserts. We hope you all had a great time. A special Thank You to all the ... [more]

The Road to MOSS

9/2/2011 - Fundraiser
MOSS Donation Page Moscow Charter School's sixth grade class will be participating in M.O.S.S. at the end of September!  This is a wonderful opportunity for our children.    The sixth grade students and families have raised a little over half of the money they need to get everyone to MOSS.  According to our map, ... [more]

Friends of Moscow Charter School

9/2/2011 - Fundraiser
Please consider becoming a Friend of Moscow Charter School today.
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Combined Fund Drive

9/2/2011 - Fundraiser
MCS ID#1479345 The mission of the CFD is “Empowering Washington public employees and retirees to strengthen communities through the funding and support of charities.” The CFD is Washington State’s workplace giving program for active and retired public employees. This program allows employees to make donations via check and payroll deduction to ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

8/22/2011 -
Welcome to the STEAMy days of August. You may think that the capitalized STEAMy is a misprint but I am referring the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. We are refocusing our curriculum to make a strong connection to these areas of study. You might ask why? The ... [more]

Welcome Back to School

8/22/2011 - Announcements
Dear Parents and Students:   The summer is quickly coming to a close and here at the school we are beginning to gear up for a new school year.   Last year was an exciting and successful year for MCS.   One example of that success was our students’ performance on the ISAT tests.   As you may ... [more]

MCS's Excellent Adventure DVD

6/3/2011 - Announcements
Purchase a copy of MCS's Excellent Adventure and DVD including a slideshow of still images taken by various people at the production!   Remember, your kids did not get a chance to see the play!   All proceeds from the sale of this DVD will go towards MOSS! Order Today!

Yearbook

6/3/2011 - Announcements
It's not too late to order a yearbook!  Order Now!

2011-2012 MCS Fundraising Survey

6/2/2011 - Announcements
Dear Parents,             First and foremost, we would like to THANK everyone who donated their time this year, whether it was in your child's class, at a landscaping day or at a PAT event. We certainly know how busy things get and know that your time is precious, but truly do ... [more]

Hello MCS Families

5/27/2011 -
Wow that was quite a week. The play on Wednesday and Thursday was a complete success. The students were great at remembering their lines and putting together very creative costumes. The play was such a success that we had a party at lunch with music dancing cookies and balloons to ... [more]

Yearbook

5/27/2011 - After School Program
Have you pre-ordered a yearbook yet?  The 6th graders have been working really hard, and have done an excellent job! Please bring $15 to the office by the end of the day June 1st if you would like a yearbook! 

Help 6th Graders get to MOSS

5/27/2011 - After School Program
McCall Outdoor Science School Donate a scholarship to help send a 6th grader to MOSS! $165 - Full Scholarship $82.50 - Partial Scholarship Even if you are not able to provide a full or partial scholarship any donation is greatly appreciated! Donate using our easy PayPal donation link on our MOSS Page or pay in ... [more]

MCS Budget Approval Meeting

5/27/2011 - School Board
MCS Proposed Budget (pdf) It is that time of the year again: budget approval.     The MCS Board will be holding a special meeting to approve the '11-'12 budget Tuesday, May 31 at 8:00am (yes that is morning) in the Multipurpose Room.     All are welcome to attend.

Dear Parents

5/20/2011 -
The excitement is building for the performances of the Moscow Charter School Excellent Adventure. We had a full rehearsal today out on the playground. It was nice to be able to be outside in the sun and work on our songs and lines. One of the students found a four ... [more]

Parent Volunteers Needed

5/20/2011 - Announcements
PARENT VOLUNTEER NEEDS for TECH: 1) For rehearsals and performances at MHS: a.  One parent Stage Left, and one parent Stage Right. b. One parent on stairwell deck (outside rear of stage) to supervise costume and prop check. c. Runner from backstage to balcony (“green room”) for messages from director. d. Point person in balcony.   e. At least five parents ... [more]

MCS in the News

5/20/2011 - Announcements
Learning through play Moscow Charter School prepares for an 'Excellent Adventure' By  Alan Solan  Daily News Staff Writer Posted on:  Thursday, May 19, 2011 Photos: +enlarge    purchase Geoff Crimmins/Daily News +enlarge    purchase Geoff Crimmins/Daily News +enlarge    purchase Geoff Crimmins/Daily News While the young actors in Moscow Charter School's upcoming production learned their lines for the play, they also were learning about math, science, history, geography and other ... [more]

Please take our poll!

5/20/2011 - Announcements
We would like to know how many people would be interested in purchasing a DVD recording of this years play Moscow Charter School's Excellent Adventure! Please stop by the main page and take our quick poll!  

Hello Moscow Charter School Families,

5/13/2011 -
There is lots of news from the principal’s desk…. Important – Please note that sixth grade graduation has been changed to June 1st. Field Day has been moved to June 2nd  in order to schedule the Jr. High Track     MARS ROVER COMPETITION  Friday eighteen students (four teams) went to the University of Idaho to compete ... [more]

Chicks in Kindergarten

5/9/2011 - Announcements
Congratulations are in order for the new mommies and daddies in Kindergarten! 9 chicks have hatched on Mother's Day making history for the most chicks hatched in Ms. Hoffmeister's ten year experience of hatching chicks. The students became mommies and daddies on Mother's Day since they have been incubating the ... [more]

Next Friday, May 6 - Academy Day "Moving to the Beat!,"

4/29/2011 - After School Program
Next Friday, May 6 we will have an Academy Day entitled "Moving to the Beat!," an  all-day workshop coordinated by Shelly Werner of Spectrum Dance including Capoeira (a non-contact martial art with music), Hip-Hop, "The Wave", and designing a T-Shirt.  Register soon at www.moscowcharterschool.org/ academydays.

Next Thursday, May 5 - Academy Day "What to do when you're Home Alone"

4/29/2011 - After School Program
Next Thursday, May 5, we will have an Academy Day entitled "What to do when you're Home Alone - Staying safe at home, and out and about", with Stacey Trivelpiece who teaches the Babysitter prep course at Gritman, and Judi Dunn-Gray, who teaches babysitter prep, home alone safety, and other classes ... [more]

Spring Landscaping Day is this Saturday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to Noon

4/29/2011 - Upcoming Dates
Spring Landscaping Day is this Saturday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to Noon Goodies will be provided by the PAT We will be working on the following projects: Weeding Sweeping Picking up trash Cleaning up the Kindergarten area Trimming bushes hanging over beds Leveling out the bark in all the playground areas General spring clean-up If you have any of ... [more]

Fill the Racks

4/22/2011 - Upcoming Dates
On Wednesday, May 4th the Safe Routes to School Group is putting on a Fill the Racks event in which they would like students to ride their bikes to school. All participants who ride (or walk) to school that morning will receive a bike spoke reflector and other incentives when they ... [more]

Dear Parents

4/15/2011 -
April 15, 2011 Dear Parents, Remember this Saturday is a Volunteer School Clean up Day. So bring a rake and gardening gloves and come help out. This is in keeping with the theme of ‘Earth Day” which we are using for next week. The Monday Morning Meeting will feature a guest Speaker ... [more]

Spring Landscaping Day is this Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to Noon

4/14/2011 - Upcoming Dates
Spring Landscaping Day is this Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to Noon   Goodies will be provided by the PAT   We will be working on the following projects:   Weeding Sweeping Picking up trash Cleaning up the Kindergarten area Trimming bushes hanging over beds Leveling out the bark in all the playground areas Pressure washing the sidewalks Clean the gutters Waterproofing the ... [more]

Dear Parents

4/8/2011 -
Dear Parents,   We start ISAT testing on Monday, April 11th. It will be very important to send students to school well rested and with a good breakfast. Even though these tests are a snap shot of how our students perform, the school is evaluated on our over-all student scores. So, we ... [more]

Landscaping Day April 16th

4/8/2011 - Upcoming Dates
Save The Date: Landscaping Day is Saturday, April 16th from 9:00 am to Noon

Dear MCS Families

4/1/2011 -
Starting with last Friday night, this has been quite the busy week. The Family Dance was a huge success and everyone had a great time. Thanks go to the two bands, Gefilte Trout and Musaiique; both of whom donated their time and talents to help us fund raise for the ... [more]

Hello Moscow Charter School Families

3/25/2011 -
It was wonderful to see so many of you at our first annual TRIP TO SOMEWHERE. All of the grade level displays were so impressive. Parents and students alike could look around with pride at the impressive work that our students are accomplishing. We really appreciate Mr. Tousley for bring us ... [more]

A Trip to Somewhere

3/12/2011 - Announcements
Thursday March 24th 5:30 - 7:00 Moscow Charter School Please join us for an evening of student presentations on March 24th from 5:30 - 7:00 at the Moscow Charter School. The theme of this event is “A Trip to Somewhere.” Students from MCS’s sixth grade will have displays of projects they’ve completed about countries ... [more]

Dear Parents,

3/4/2011 -
We have lots of dancing going on around here... ... [more]

Free After School Dance Class

3/4/2011 - After School Program
Classes are free and open to students of MCS and the Moscow community... ... [more]

Introducing March Health Madness Month!

3/4/2011 - Announcements
Introducing March Health Madness Month! MCS students have been issued a challenge to be physically active every day for our first ever March Health Madness Month!  They will be given a packet on Monday March 7th of activities to complete throughout March.  Additional plans for the month include: • During the week ... [more]

Parent meeting about proposal for MCS to adopt to a STEAM approach to learning

3/4/2011 - Announcements
Parent meeting about proposal for MCS to adopt to a STEAM approach to learning   Monday, March 7, 7:30pm: The MCS Faculty and Board of Directors are considering a proposal from the Futures Sub-committee for MCS to adopt a STEAM approach to learning. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. It ... [more]

Dear Families

2/25/2011 -
Is it a snow day today? It seems like that has been the question on every child’s lips as they woke up every day this week. We sure have had our share of the white stuff. We have been able to keep school open and that is a good thing ... [more]

10% Back to Schools

2/18/2011 - Announcements
Safeway has a promotion this month that ends on February 28th.  Simply visit the 10% Back to Schools website type in Moscow Charter School's zipcode and enter the code printed at the bottom of your receipt!

MCS Brochure

2/18/2011 - School Board
The School Board has put together an informational brochure about Moscow Charter School.  If you know anyone interested in learning more about our school.  Please direct them to the website, or print off a copy for them!   There is a link to the brochure on the top left of the Moscow ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

2/11/2011 -
Did you read the Daily News today? There were several articles pertaining to statewide and local educational issues. The district is continuing meetings regarding the movement of sixth grade to Moscow Junior High and ninth grade to the Moscow High School. I want to stress that MCS will continue to ... [more]

Spanish After School Program

2/11/2011 - After School Program
Greetings all! We just finished SpanishASP instructor orientation meetings this past Tues/Thursday  and what a fabulous group of talented people we have working with the program this session!    As you know Valerie Roloff will be returning for her 3 session!  YEAH Valerie!  Valerie will continue to work with the 1-2nd graders. Mari Avil ... [more]

MCS Academy Day

2/11/2011 - After School Program
We are excited to announce that our next Academy Day is coming up next Friday, February 18!  It will consist of two sessions, "My very first computer program" in which students will write their own programs, and the "Web Monkey Training Camp" teaching web programming and database development.  See the attached ... [more]

Polar Walk

2/7/2011 - Announcements
The Safe Routes to School organization is sponsoring another   walk  to school day on February 16th. They will be providing hot chocolate and stickers for each student who participates. We are in need of 2-3 parents to volunteer to help serve hot chocolate and pass out stickers to the kids before school, ... [more]

Hello Moscow Charter School Families

1/28/2011 -
We all are getting excited because there are only seven more days until the Winter Arts Program over at the HIRC.  Doors will open at 6:30pm for seating the evening of Friday, February 4th. All of our students will have an active part in the music presentation which is integrated ... [more]

Spelling Bee

1/28/2011 - After School Program
Our school's spelling bee will be held in the back building on Wednesday, February 2 at 9:00 am.    Students interested in participating may request a copy of spelling words from their classroom teacher.  A student may visit www.spellingbee.com and click on the parent/student link to practice words, too.      ... [more]

Spanish After School Program

1/28/2011 - After School Program
Palouse Spanish ASP will be serving K -6th graders in an 8 week program, starting February 15th and running every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15 to 5:00pm.   Please contact Gretal Leibnitz for more information.

Volunteers Needed

1/28/2011 - School Board
Volunteers Needed:
There are several Board Committees that could use more members to help do important work for the school.  These include the Grants Committee, the Facilities Committee, and the Recruitment Committee. Click "more" for committee descriptions.
... [more]

Lions Pride - Digital Anthology

1/28/2011 - Website Update
We have been receiving quite a few submissions the Lions Pride Digital Anthology!  Please take a look at what we've done so far. We are very excited to receive new documents and pictures from kids. You can check out the staff page to find who to turn your work into. Any of ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families

1/14/2011 -
Dear Moscow Charter School Families, For some reason this has been a long week. I think the rain and inside recess has given us all bit of cabin fever. Good thing we are off on Monday to observe Idaho Human Rights Day. Next week we only have school on Tues. Wed. ... [more]

MCS Academy Day - Civil Rights - Cancelled

1/14/2011 - After School Program
Due to coordinating difficulties, the MCS Academy Day for this coming Monday, January 16 has been cancelled.  The next Academy Day will be February 18.

Dear MCS Families

1/7/2011 -
Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful Winter Break. The children came back to school with a renewed excitement about school. Our Monday Morning Meeting was a real highlight to the New Year’s celebration as the second grade did a mini concert that included a violin solo, a ... [more]

Winter Fundraiser for Heifer International

1/3/2011 - Announcements
Congratulations to children, staff and parents at Moscow Charter School!! Our Winter Holiday Fundraising drive for Heifer International during the month of December raised $460.00!! Heifer International is a charitable organization whose mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth, using the simple ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

12/10/2010 -
The excitement is building here at MCS as the date for the beginning of Winter Break comes closer. Students are getting ready for the Winter Market which will take place on December 17th. Classes will be selling all kinds of products and foods. Games of chance will also be a ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

12/2/2010 -
Time is flying by and we are already into December. Winter break will be here before we know it and with the way it is snowing lately we may have more days off than we planned. I appreciate all of the parents who are sending their children to school with ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

11/19/2010 -
I don’t have to tell you that this has been a crazy week.   Some of us had to learn to go without electricity and heat for many hours. This surprising storm has made it clear that we all need to have a portable, battery powered radio to find out if ... [more]

Useful Links

11/19/2010 - Website Update
Our "Reading Links" has been changed to "Useful Links" with the addition of a link to Apangea, an online Math program!   Apangea is for grades 4-6.  This website provides online instruction in math.  Students work through different math threads while earning points and learning more about math.  Students were given their ... [more]

Attention Sixth Grade Families

11/18/2010 - Announcements
“i2i” returning to MJHS – Free dinner, childcare and door prizes!!   On Wednesday night, December 8, from 6 – 8 p.m., MJHS and the MJHS Parent Support Team will once again be hosting the “i2i – Seeing Eye to Eye on the Issues” Project.  This program will be presented by staff ... [more]

Head Lice Information

11/18/2010 - Announcements
It seems that not everyone saw the message in the Friday newsletter two weeks ago about lice, so we thought it might be helpful to re-send this as a stand-alone.  There was at least one new case of head lice earlier this week (11/15), that student's class was checked at ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families

11/12/2010 -
It’s a big day on the Palouse because the Vandals are playing the Broncos for what could be the last time. I am hoping for good sportsmanship and a positive outcome for University of Idaho.   This was a very positive week at Moscow Charter School. Our Monday Morning Meeting was focused ... [more]

School Pictures

11/12/2010 - Announcements
School Pictures are in!  If your student has not brought them home yet, please stop by the office and pick them up!   Remember, picture retakes will be on November 19th!   Thank You!

Dear Moscow Charter School Families,

11/5/2010 -
Students were busy trying to fit five days of learning into three days of classes this week. Monday Morning Meeting was hosted by the kindergarten class and they demonstrated all kinds of things to us including the value of money and the need for daily exercise to reduce our “chicken ... [more]

MCS Academy Constitution Day was a success!

11/5/2010 - After School Program
  MCS Academy Constitution Day was a success!  We had thirteen kids from 1st grade – 6th grade. The kids learned about different rules of law, branches of government, and how our founding fathers wrote our constitution.  The kids also participated in a constitution jeopardy game, decorated a flag cake and ... [more]

Halloween Fun Run a huge success!

11/5/2010 - After School Program
The Halloween Fun Run was a huge success, we had over 150 participants!  Most of the children arrived in Halloween Costumes.  Grades K-3 took a 1 mile route that led them around the Good Samaritan. Grades 4-6 took a 2 mile route which went out to Mt. View park before coming ... [more]

Kindergarten Carnival Night

11/5/2010 - Announcements
 
The Kindergarten has classroom events every month.
For the month of October we had a carnival with fun games and prizes!  The students, parents and siblings had a great time!   
... [more]

More WSU Field Trip Pictures!

11/5/2010 - Website Update
Friday, October 29th, the whole school went on a field trip to the WSU campus to visit The Museum of Art and other museums found on campus.  The buses were paid for by The Museum of Art's  "Buy-A-Busload-of-Kids", which uses donated funds to help pay for students in the Pullman/Moscow area to attend the museum. ... [more]

Hello Moscow Charter School Families

10/29/2010 -
This has been one very unusual week. We had a garter snake loose in the building, a scarecrow was built in the garden in front of my office and little bugs (head lice ) have invaded some of the classrooms. Well, we caught the snake and returned it to the ... [more]

Make a Difference Day Slideshow

10/29/2010 - Announcements
A slideshow of pictures taken at Make a Difference Day on October 16th, has been added to the website.   Watch it now!

Head Lice Information

10/29/2010 - Announcements
Several children at MCS have been found to have head lice (pediculosis) this week.  All children in the affected classrooms have been checked by school staff, but we recommend that parents of all our students also check their children every several days for the next few weeks and treat promptly ... [more]

MCS Academy Day - The Constitution and You

10/22/2010 - After School Program
Registration for the upcoming November 4 MCS Academy Day, The Constitution and You is now full.  It is a great lineup of speakers and we are looking forward to hearing back from our students about what they learn about democracy and the Constitution.    Our next Academy Day will be Monday ... [more]

Ferdinands Ice Cream

10/22/2010 - Announcements
The all school field trip includes a trip to Ferdinands Creamery.   Each teacher is asking their students which flavor, vanilla, chocolate, or cookie dough, they would like.    Each child will need to bring in $1 to cover the price of the ice cream.  If a child can bring in more than ... [more]

WSU Parking Passes

10/22/2010 - Announcements
If you are planning on attending the all school field trip to WSU and do not wish to ride on the bus, you will need a a parking permit.   *On weekdays cars need a visitor parking permit to park on campus.  There are two locations to purchase a permit: 1.  Parking Services ... [more]

And the winner of the Ice Cream Party is....

10/22/2010 - Announcements
Kindergarten Ice Cream Party And the winner of the Ice Cream Party is....Kindergarten!!!   With 69% of the class submitting their volunteer forms, Kindergarten has won our volunteer form drive. The MCS PAT would like to thank all parents who have submitted their volunteer forms and also thank those of you who have ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter Families,

10/21/2010 -
Please get your calendars out because this letter will contain many important dates. October 25th the first grade will be hosting the Morning Meeting. I am sure Mr. Cole has something musical and original planned. Along with the first grade presentation,  Oct. 25th is our student voting day. Voter registration slips ... [more]

Vermicomposting in 4th Grade

10/21/2010 - Announcements
Mrs. Horne's 4th Grade class launched a worm factory on October 13th. The students learned about how useful red wigglers can be in composting food (greens) and paper (browns). The worms are settled into their new home in the multipurpose room and have thrived amidst the hustle and bustle of ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

10/15/2010 -
It’s Friday already! This week has just flown by and it will not end on Friday because we have Make A Difference Day on Saturday. If you would like to help out with some of our maintenance and grounds keeping projects that are in preparation for winter, please come to ... [more]

Sack Lunch Orders Needed

10/15/2010 - Announcements
If you cannot send a lunch with your child on October 29th for the all school field trip to WSU.  You must either email the office or call 883-3195 letting us know which children will be needing a school lunch by Tuesday, October 19th.   The lunch will be a pb&j ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

10/8/2010 -
On October 11th, our Monday Morning Meeting will be lead by Third Grade. Please remember that our 6th graders will be in McCall at Moss Science Camp. We also have our monthly School Board Meeting on Tuesday evening Oct 12th  at 7:30pm all are invited to attend,   This week has been ... [more]

"How Your Body Works" - a huge success!

10/8/2010 - After School Program
Our very first MCS Academy Day took place Wednesday Oct. 6, 2010. 39 students (including a few non-MCS students) came to school on the no-school day and enjoyed a hands-on workshop about "How the Body Works."  The students were separated into K-3 and 4-6 grade groups.  The day was divided into ... [more]

National Walk to School Day - October 13th

10/7/2010 - Announcements
Join Moscow Schools K-8 and other students around the world as we celebrate Interational Walk to School day on Oct. 13th. On this Wednesday we will be counting all students who participate and having activities for students who bus to participate. Walking, biking or scooter, students are invited to walk with ... [more]

Spanish ASP Job Announcement - Program Coordinator

10/5/2010 - After School Program
  Spanish ASP Flyer Job announcement—Part Time Program Coordinator Seeking hourly, part-time Program Coordinator for the Palouse After-school Spanish Program for K through 6th graders.  Duties include marketing; parent/school/local business liaison; program coordination; teacher support; snack coordination.  Anticipated work-load, 10 hours/week or less.  Spanish language not required but desired; enthusiasm for learning Spanish ... [more]

Spanish ASP Job Announcement - Spanish Instructor

10/5/2010 - After School Program
  Spanish ASP Flyer Job Announcement:  Spanish Instructor Seeking part-time (5 hours-10 hours/week,) Spanish Instructor for the Palouse Spanish After-School Program.  Native and fluent, non-native speakers please apply.  Teaching experience preferred but not required.  Experience and enjoyment in working with young children (K-6th grade) required.    Please send cover-letter, resume and 3 professional references ... [more]

All School Field Trip

10/5/2010 - Announcements
Friday, October 29th, the whole school went on a field trip to the WSU campus to visit The Museum of Art and other museums found on campus.  The buses were paid for by The Museum of Art's "Buy-A-Busload-of-Kids", which uses donated funds to help pay for students in the Pullman/Moscow area ... [more]

Palouse Spanish ASP Enrolling Now!

10/2/2010 - After School Program
Now Accepting 2010 Fall Registration (pdf)   8 Week Session!  Begins October 19th!   Contact: Gretal Leibnitz, Palouse SpanishASP, Director SpanishASP@gmail.com or (208) 310-6892

MCS After-School Program

10/1/2010 - After School Program
An After-School Program is in consideration at MCS, which would include homework tutoring and various clubs. Clubs would include science, theatrics, literature groups, the Nature Explorers with PCEI and an MCS choir.     The goal of the MCS After-School Program is to continue the excellent learning environment of the school in ... [more]

MCS Academy Days Update

9/28/2010 - Announcements
"How Your Body Works" Coming up NEXT WEEK! The K-3 workshop is full, but there are still several spots in the 4-6 grade workshop. We are looking for one more coordinator for MCS Academy Days.  If you are skilled and/or interested in Arts, Music, or Technology and would like to choose a ... [more]

Nature Explorers After School Program Enrolling Now!

9/26/2010 - After School Program
Nature Explorers is an after school program for active and curious kids who love to spend time discovering the outdoors. Under the direction of Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute (PCEI) educators, Nature Explorers go on field trips to local natural areas such as the UI Arboretum, Phillips Farm, Idler’s Rest, Robinson Park, ... [more]

Monday Morning Meeting

9/24/2010 -
5th Grade Morning Meeting Fifth Grade opened their presentation with a Video entitled Always Do Your Best.  A tiny humming bird was trying to put out a forest fire by putting all the water he could carry (which was not more than a drop) on the fire. When the other animals who could ... [more]

Dear Moscow School Community

9/17/2010 -
This was our first full week of school and the students are successfully in the class routine.Our school nurse was here doing eye exams for first through third grade. If there were any issues of concern, a letter was sent home regarding the findings. The sixth grade started using the ... [more]

Monday Morning Meeting

9/17/2010 - Announcements
Watch Slide Show SIXTH GRADE MORNING MEETING PRESENTATION AS THE NEW “LEADERS OF THE SCHOOL” Mrs. Knott introduced the Sixth grade class at the Morning Meeting on September 13th .  She stated that the sixth graders are here to help the younger students follow the rules. Sixth graders made a commitment to ... [more]

Accelerated Reading Counter

9/17/2010 - Website Update
We now have an accelerated reading counter!  It will show us how many book and words have been read this school year!  It also displays recently read books! Remember to have your child log in and take a quiz after they finish reading books!    Check it out!

KidsONLY! Athletic Series

9/10/2010 - Website Update
  You can now register online for the KidsONLY! Athletic Series  Register before October 8th for your choice of pedometer!  

Kindergarten Class Project

9/10/2010 - Website Update
The Kindergarteners did a great job with their About Me Projects, you can see them on the Kindergarten class page.        

Meet Mr. Wilkinson

9/10/2010 - Website Update
Get to know our new Fifth Grade teacher Mr. Wilkinson by watching his slideshow on his bio page.    

Kids ONLY! Athletic Series

9/3/2010 - Fundraiser
  The mission of the Kids ONLY! Athletic Series is to provide exciting, fun, well-organized athletic events and activities for all local elementary school children that encourage and motivate them to exercise regularly and eat healthfully. We hope that our program establishes beneficial exercise and eating habits early in a child’s ... [more]

Volunteer Sign-Up Form

9/1/2010 - Announcements
  Please take a moment to review the many volunteer opportunities on this form and choose the activities you are interested in. After you return the form, you will be contacted by Lashelle Wilson for more information, or regarding any questions that you may have. We hope that we can count on your ... [more]

Welcome Back to School Dinner

8/18/2010 - Announcements
Please join us at the Welcome back to School Dinner!   Tuesday, August 31st at 5:30pm   Families A-M bring a dessert Familes N-Z bring a side dish Main Dish Provided by PAT   Music by Yellow Dog Flats   Bring picnic blanket or chairs, we'll eat on the MCS grass area behind the school   This is a ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Parents,

8/17/2010 - School Board
As many of you may already know, Tim Hand recently resigned.  The school thanks him for his years of service with MCS.  Mr. Hand had been assigned to teach fifth grade for the coming year, so we have been working to find a new teacher for that position and are ... [more]

School Board Openings

8/11/2010 - Announcements
The Board of Directors of the Moscow Charter School voted to increase the size of the board at its recent monthly meeting.  The board will increase in size from 6 to 8 members.  MCS directors encourages letters of interest from Moscow community members, but is particularly focused on attracting volunteers ... [more]

MCS Recent Hires

8/11/2010 - Announcements
The Moscow Charter School is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Marie Axman as the Principal/Administrator. Axman has more than 14 years of experience leading public and private schools in the Arizona, Wisconsin, and Washington State. Axman begins her duties immediately and can be contacted at maxman@moscowcharterschool.org. Janet Granja of ... [more]

Dear Members of the Moscow School Community

8/10/2010 -
I am so happy and excited to be appointed your new principal of the Moscow Charter School. I love my work as a school principal because I can help so many children to become enthusiastic and competent learners. I have been a principal for 12 years and I have a ... [more]

Thank You!

8/9/2010 - Announcements
We would like to give a big thanks to the families that came out to help spread bark last Saturday! Anne Wessels and her husband Duane and son Colin; Jenny Horn; Lashelle Wilson with her 2 kids Tristan and Cadence; Sakire Ay and her daughter Zeynep; Matt and his daughter Ella ... [more]

Administrator Selection

8/4/2010 - Announcements
Dear MCS Community, Thank you to all who were able to participate in yesterday's open house with the two administrator candidates, it was great to see so many people there.  In the interests of allowing the new administrator as much time as possible to get established before the school year, the ... [more]

MCS Interviews Administrator Candidates

7/28/2010 - Announcements
Moscow, Idaho - The Moscow Charter School will hold an open house on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 beginning at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room for the purpose of introducing candidates for the open Principal/Administrator position. Parents, students and community members will have an opportunity to meet the candidates and provide ... [more]

Special Meeting of MCS Board of Directors

6/25/2010 - Announcements
Special Meeting of MCS Board of Directors 6/29 7pm - Executive session for personnel issue   (Discussion during executive sessions is not open to the public.)

Summer Reading Blog

6/17/2010 - Announcements
Mr. Tousley and Mrs. Knott are trying to help combat the summer slide by promoting summer reading!   They have chosen four books to appeal to many different readers and will be posting blogs for each.  Each blog will be broken down into chapter chunks so that children can read some of ... [more]

MCS Student Fee 2010

6/11/2010 - Announcements
  MCS Student Fee 2010-2011 Background: Moscow Charter School, like all public schools in Idaho, is facing a significant reduction in its state funding. In order to retain our quality education and programming, we are implementing alternative strategies to generate needed revenue, including an increased student fee. Policy: To raise needed revenue to support MCS ... [more]

Announcing

6/11/2010 - Announcements
Announcing “MCS Academy Days” New program of school time (9am-3pm) workshops on certain no-school days (generally the first day of 4-day weekends for teacher workdays and holidays) open to all local children grades K-6, if there is sufficient enrollment we will separate into 2 groups: K-3 and 4-6 MCS students pay $20, non-MCS ... [more]

Principal/Administrator

6/9/2010 - Announcements
Moscow Charter School (MCS), Idaho’s first charter elementary school, seeks a dynamic and experienced Principal/Administrator. MCS, located in Moscow, Idaho recently celebrated our 11th Anniversary. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring execution of the instructional and philosophical elements of our charter, and work collaboratively with a volunteer Board ... [more]

PE Position

6/8/2010 - Announcements
Moscow Charter School is seeking a PE teacher K-6 to work 6 hours a week (afternoon) at $18.00 an hour starting on September 1, 2010 - June 8, 2011.   Call 208-883-3195 or email office@moscowcharterschool.org with a letter of interest and a resume stating qualifications by June 18, 2010.

Educational Assistant

6/8/2010 - Announcements
Educational Assistant - $10 hour   17.5 hours a week 8:30 a.m. - Noon or 15 hours a week Noon - 3:00 p.m.   Starting September 1, 2010 - June 8, 2011   If interested call 208-883-3195 or email office@moscowcharterschool.org   Qualifications: Must have 2 years of college or an associates degree   Job Summary: Education Assistant will work directly under the supervision of licensed ... [more]

Basketball Hoops

6/4/2010 - Announcements
Thank you to Matt Renzelman-Catt, Nick Jorgenson and Val Carter for getting our permanent basketball hoops and poles last week!  They look great!

Lost and Found

6/4/2010 - Announcements
Wednesday is the last day of school!    Remember to look in the Lost and Found for missing items!

Field Day

5/28/2010 - Announcements
Field Day - June 2nd  8:45-11:15 at the Moscow Junior High Track   There will be eight stations, 100 Meter Run, Long Jump, 4x50 Meter Relay, Frisbee Golf, Hula Hoop Relay, 3 Legged Race, Beach Day Relay and Bountiful Breakfast Relay!   Children should bring tennis shoes, water bottles and sun screen.   Parents are welcome and encouraged to ... [more]

Water Day

5/25/2010 - Announcements
Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center is still closed for renovations, so we will be having a Water Day on June 8th from 12:30-2:30 at the school.  Kids will be getting wet and should bring a change of clothes, shoes or sandals, sunscreen and a towel.  They can bring food and drinks as well.    We will ... [more]

No hot lunch on June 9th

5/24/2010 - Announcements
  There will be no hot lunch provided on the last day of school June 9th. Children must bring a sack lunch on that day.

Virtues Variety Show - Slideshow

5/24/2010 - Announcements
Thank you to everyone involved in the Moscow Charter School Virtues Variety Show!   We have a slideshow for MCS families to enjoy!  You will find it on the main page of our site!   Everyone did such a great job, what a wonderful end to a year full of virtues!   www.moscowcharterschool.org

Sixth Grade Graduation

5/18/2010 - Announcements
The Sixth-Grade Graduation will be on June 4th  at 1:00 pm for the school children and 7:00 pm for the parents and family members.   There will be fun remembrances by former teachers, student chosen awards for each student, a special video presentation and refreshments.   Please let Ms. Hoffmeister know how many ... [more]

Summer 2010 Adventure Learning Camps

5/14/2010 - After School Program
Summer 2010 Events Adventure Learning’s mission is to foster growth and to enhance the well-being of children and families through enjoyable, nature-based, active learning experiences. We believe that the foundation of a sustainable society requires that children learn resilience, cooperation, self-confidence, and the connection between our everyday lives and the natural ... [more]

Safe Routes to School Survey

5/14/2010 - Announcements
Parents, please take the time to fill out the end of the year Safe Routes to School Survey.  This survey is part of the reporting process that allows more money to be given to the Moscow SRTS program.  This money goes toward sidewalks, signs, incentive programs, educational programs etc   Thank You

Volunteers Needed

5/14/2010 - Announcements
You may have been asked by your child’s classroom teacher already to help with the program on Thursday night and Friday afternoon. However, Sharon Trautwein would like to know if there would be a few people who might be willing to set up a table to sell tickets the night of ... [more]

Thank You!

5/13/2010 - Thank You
On Saturday May 8th Matt Renzelman-Catt and his brothers, Mike Renzelman and Monte Renzelman and his Dad, Clarence Catt built a storage room in the multi-purpose room.  This storage room will enable us to use the multi-purpose room for PE next year instead of using the HIRC, saving the school a ... [more]

Kindergarten Graduation

5/12/2010 - Announcements
Kindergarten graduation will June 9th at 1:00.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and family are all welcome to attend.  We will not be inviting the other grades due to space, but siblings will be able to attend.  It will be held in the multipurpose building.  The kindergartners will be performing some ... [more]

April Newsletter

5/4/2010 - Announcements
The April Newsletter is now available on the main page of the website!

5/3/2010 - Upcoming Dates
RENDEZVOUS for KIDS July 15-16, 2010 Its time to register! Rendezvous for Kids is a 2-day arts festival for children that occurs annually in conjunction with the Rendezvous in the Park concert series. Hosted in Moscow’s beautiful East City Park, Rendezvous for Kids offers children (3-12 years of age) an opportunity to ... [more]

MCS Budget Information

5/2/2010 - School Board
Dear Moscow Charter School Parents, Recent state budget cuts have significantly reduced our anticipated funding for next year.  In order to write a budget in line with this reduced state funding we have been looking at numerous difficult choices including cuts to the services we offer our students and increases to the ... [more]

Virtues Program

5/1/2010 - Announcements
Come one, come all to an evening of  "virtuous" performances.  Each class has been working for most of the year on a small production of their own creation based on the Virtues theme.  The performances range from rap songs to a TV game show.  The children have all worked very ... [more]

Home & School Connection - March

4/29/2010 - Announcements
Working together for School Success (pdf)

Home & School Connection - April

4/29/2010 - Announcements
Working together for School Success (pdf)  

Bike to School Day

4/27/2010 - Announcements
Kids bike to school on Wednesday April 28th!

4/23/2010 - School Board
Dear MCS Community; Last week Tom Luna, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, held several meetings across the state with school and district administrators.  In these meetings he confirmed the 7.5% reduction in funding passed down by the Idaho Legislature this year, but also warned that additional cuts were likely.  Superintendent ... [more]

Landscaping Day

4/23/2010 - Thank You
We would like to thank the parents who came out last Saturday to help improve the school grounds.   Aria Arrizabalaga, Kristine Searcy, Nicole Drake-Weiss, Matt Renzelman-Catt and Val Carter.   Weeding and sweeping was done around the school and parking lot.  The lattice cover for one of the heat/ac units has been ... [more]

Budget Workshop

4/19/2010 - School Board
The MCS Board of Directors in sponsoring a budget workshop on Thursday, April 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the school multipurpose room. The State of Idaho has informed the school that a budget reduction of 7.5% will occur next year and that an additional holdback of 5.5% is highly ... [more]

Monday Morning Meeting

4/16/2010 - Announcements
Kathy Knott's fifth grade class peformed a Wizard of Oz virtue skit at Monday Morning Meeting.  Monday, April 2nd... watch a video clip!
... [more]

Playground Improvement Update

4/16/2010 - Announcements
We are excited to announce that the permanent basketball hoops and the multi-hoop have been ordered for the basketball court...
... [more]

Parent Action Team Openings

4/16/2010 - Announcements
The following positions are available for the 2010 - 2011 school year.   President Fundraising Chair Assistant Fundraising Chair Secretary Campbell Soup Labels   If you are interested in helping in any way or would like to learn more about the PAT please contact Kristine Searcy.

Landscaping Day

4/9/2010 - Announcements
Please stop by the school on April 17th between 8:00 - 12:00 to lend us a hand improving the school grounds!  You will need to bring your own gloves and tools.  (rake, shovel, broom, etc.)   If you have questions please contact Nicole Drake-Weiss or Matt Renzelman-Catt    

Scholastic Book Fair

3/29/2010 - Announcements
Moscow Charter School Spring Scholastic Book Fair   Wednesday March 31st setting up after school Thursday April 1st open during conferences Friday April 2nd open during conferences   If you have any questions about the Scholastic Book Fair please contact  Heather Frazier.

Parent Survey

3/26/2010 -
Moscow Charter School is considering adding after school care for next year, in addition to after-school clubs. Please take a minute to fill out the following Parent Survey for Moscow Charter School to help us determine if there is an interest in such an endeavor.

Playground Progress

3/26/2010 - Fundraiser
We would like to thank Matt Catt, Angie, Zahn and Ava White, Sherry & Terry Rozell, Sakire & Zeynep Ay, Nick, Kristine, Ben and Toby Searcy for the hard work they put in on the basketball court during spring break.  (Click for larger images) COMING SOON:  Permanent Basketball Hoops, 3 Way Ball Shooter, Kindergarten ImprovementsPermanent Basketball ... [more]

Fundraiser Survey

3/26/2010 - Fundraiser
Please take a moment to fill out our Fundraiser Survey.  We would like to find out from you what you think is the most important fundraiser for the 2010-2011 school year.

Monday Morning Meeting - Kindergarten

3/9/2010 - Announcements
The kindergartners started the morning meeting by reciting a poem called The Boy That Never Told a Lie which is about honesty.    Then they each showed a mask of an animal they had created.  They picked an animal based on a virtue that they shared.   

Census Day

3/5/2010 - Announcements
April 1 is Census Day.   Teachers will be doing activities in the classroom the week of March 29-April 2.   Students will be bringing home letters to remind families that it is very important to answer the questionnaire that the Census 2010 sends.   Millions of dollars are given to education based ... [more]

Income Determination Form

3/5/2010 - Announcements
Please fill out this form and return it to the school office by March 12th.   The data gathered from this form is used to determine the school's eligibility for a variety of Federal funds including but not limited to Title I.

PAT Elections

2/19/2010 - Announcements
Please join us after school Tuesday, March 23rd at 3:15 to learn about the various opportunities available to help Moscow Charter School! Childcare and snacks will be provided. If you cannot attend but are interested in helping please contact Kristine Searcy 892-3908 for more information.

Spelling Bee

2/19/2010 - Announcements
We had our school spelling bee Wednesday, February 17th to see who would go to the Inland Northwest Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 6.  A lot of students participated from 3rd-6th grades.     The spelling bee lasted for 16 rounds!  Ian and Cade competed against one another for 8 rounds! Our ... [more]

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

2/18/2010 - Announcements
How to use your ticket vouchers The ticket voucher will allow a K-12 student a free ticket with a paying adult into one of the evening concerts at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.  The voucher is only valid with the purchase of a General Admission adult ticket, and vouchers must ... [more]

Read Across America

2/18/2010 - Announcements
Teachers and students are asked to dress up as their favorite book character on Tuesday, March 2nd! ... [more]

Palouse Spanish After School Program

2/12/2010 - After School Program
Palouse Spanish After-School Program is now accepting 2010 Winter Registration!
 
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Child Volunteers needed!

2/12/2010 - Announcements
Seeking children with ADHD from the ages of 7-12 to participate in a research study to investigate the effects of brief exercise on attention skills.  It only takes about one hour and participants will be given a $20 gift card to thank them for their participation.    Please e-mail Dr. Laura ... [more]

Safe Routes to School Survey

2/12/2010 - Announcements
Dear Parents and Caregivers, We need your help.  Over the last 3 yrs we have been working with the School District and the City on Safe Routes to School (SRTS).  This relationship has been successful in enabling us to gain funding for developing safe sidewalks and bike paths around Lena Whitmore ... [more]

Haiti Fundraiser

2/6/2010 - Outreach
  The school earned $316.36 to send to Haiti during the Winter Arts Showcase! The Kindergarten students brought baked goods to sell, which was a smashing success and the 6th Grade students created a power-point presentation that ran continuously throughout the night with photos and newspaper articles about Haiti.  The money collected ... [more]

Girl Scout Donation

2/5/2010 - Announcements
Girl  Scout  Troop #3710 has graciously offered to donate a percentage of their cookie sales to the Moscow Charter School!   Thank you to Zoe, Morgan, Eleanore, Elizabeth, Aurora and Troop Leader Amy Richard.

Science Fair Online Registration

2/5/2010 - Announcements
If you have not yet registered for the Science Fair you can register online!    Registration Due February 26 Project Drop Off March 29 (3:00 - 7:00 p.m.) Evaluations March 30 (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) closed to public We will contact you about evaluation times for your child. Open House March 30 (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.) and March ... [more]

Jazz in the Schools

1/29/2010 - Announcements
  Jazz in the Schools will be coming to MCS on February 23rd at 8:45 a.m. to perform for our children.   Jazz in the Schools comes to us through the University of Idaho.

Tile Art Workshop

1/29/2010 - Fundraiser
MCS Parents: This Spring the PAT is excited to provide an opportunity for students to permanently display their artwork at MCS in the form of a Tile Art Wall, which will be mounted outside of the MCS multi-purpose building.  Additionally you may order from an assortment of items (magnets, coffee mug, ... [more]

School Board Minutes

1/29/2010 - School Board
The January Draft Minutes are now available on the website.  To view past minutes and the minutes from January please visit the School Board page.

Polar Walk

1/26/2010 - Announcements
Safe Routes to School Meeting February 9th Students walk, ride or roll to school and receive a warm drink!   Wednesday, February 10th  8:00 - 8:30   We are in need of volunteers for this event.  If you are interested in lending a hand please contact Christina Todd.   Christina Todd Volunteer Coordinator

Winter Arts Showcase

1/22/2010 - Announcements
The Winter Ats Showcase goes from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3rd.   Grades K-3 Theatre and Music Presentation 5:30 to 6:00, in the multipurpose room.   Grades 4-6 Theatre and Music Presentation 6:00 to 6:30, in the multipurpose room.   The kindergarten and 6th grade class have teamed up to help the people of Haiti.     We will have ... [more]

Idaho Charter School Day at the Capital Event

1/8/2010 - Announcements
Idaho Charter School Day at the Capital Event (pdf)   Dear Administrator, I once again want to make you aware of an event your parents and students should be interested in attending. The 2010 Idaho Charter School Day at the Capitol event and rally will occur on Monday, January 18, 2010. The event ... [more]

Budget Information

1/8/2010 - School Board
The Moscow Charter School Board of Directors (MSC) is considering budget scenarios designed to maintain the school's strengths and continuously improve in the face of coming fiscal challenges.  As many of you know the state reduced support for public schools during the 2009-10 academic year (AY) by 5 percent.  MCS ... [more]

Report Cards

1/6/2010 - Announcements
Report Cards will be coming home with students on January 25th  instead of being mailed.

A Very Special Thanks

1/5/2010 -
Angie and Dain White for providing training for staff using the new website in December 4th .   Matt Renzelman-Catt replaced all the faculty emergency light batteries and aided with the install of the new wireless system   Dave Waltner was instrumental in getting the new projectors, batteries and everything technical- He also fixed ... [more]

Home & School Connection - January

1/5/2010 - Announcements
Working together for School Success (pdf)

Art Tile Workshop - Rescheduled

1/5/2010 - Announcements
Please note that the Tile Workshop scheduled for Wednesday January, 6th has been cancelled.  You will be notified with a new date and time when one has been arranged.   We apologize for any inconvenience.   Tile Wall In January the PAT will collaborate with MCS art teacher Carolyn Berman to begin working on a ... [more]

Moscow Charter School Parental Involvement Plan:

12/18/2009 -
At Moscow Charter School, we are strongly committed to encouraging parental involvement.  When parents are involved in their children’s education, a climate of partnership and a sense of community are strengthened within our school. Our school provides children with high quality curriculum and instruction within a supportive and effective learning ... [more]

12/18/2009 - Announcements
The December Newsletter is now available online! ... [more]

12/16/2009 - Classroom Communication
Your recorder orders need to be placed as soon as possible.  Please drop off or send $9.75 per recorder to the school or order online.
If you are unable to purchase a recorder for your child, please notify the school and arrangements can be made.
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WANTED: YOUR 2009 CALENDARS

12/15/2009 - Classroom Communication
We can reuse your old colorful picture calendars in our art classes.  Please put any calendars you want to donate this January in the box located in the entrance foyer.   Thank You!    Carolyn Berman, Art Specialist

Tile Wall Fundraiser

12/10/2009 - Fundraiser
Just a friendly reminder that orders for our tile wall and any additional art orders are due back to the school on Monday 3/29. Lori Clary 882-1306 If your family cannot afford a tile, please complete the tile order form anyway and just mark that you'd like to be added to the tile ... [more]

Lost and Found

12/9/2009 - Announcements
Please come to the school by Friday to view the lost and found items if your children are missing things. We will be taking the items to the Goodwill on Friday afternoon.   Thank You

Virtues Rap

12/9/2009 - Announcements
Mr. Hand's 5th grade class was in charge of the December 9th, Monday Morning Meeting.   The students wrote and performed Virtues Raps.  Mr. Hand and Mr. Cole led the school in Christmas Carols, with the aid of kazoos!  

Cold Weather Policy

12/9/2009 - Announcements
It is the season when we are beginning to experience very cold weather here in the Northwest. Please make sure that your child is properly dressed each morning for the weather.   During the cold weather at MCS children will go out for recess if the actual temperature or wind chill ... [more]

Parenting with Love and Logic

12/3/2009 - Announcements
For Parents, Teachers, and Counselors who want to increase their skills working with children of all ages, even teenagers!   Please read the attached pdf for more details!

Heifer International Project - Results!

12/3/2009 - School Projects
Moscow Charter School students gathered $338.25 for the Heifer International Charity. The students did chores and odd jobs around town to earn the money to send 9 flocks of chicks, 8 shares of a goat, 2 shares of a pig, a water buffalo, and a hive of honeybees to families ... [more]

Spanish B-I-N-G-O

11/30/2009 - Announcements
Mrs. Wharton’s 6th grade class was in charge of the Monday Morning Meeting this week. They had the students sing B-I-N-G-O in Spanish because everyone in the school has learned that song from Ms. Assefi, our Spanish teacher. In addition, the class showed a slide presentation of their trip to ... [more]

Novel H1N1 Vaccine Clinics

11/24/2009 - Announcements

Find the dates and times of upcoming H1N1 vaccine clinics.

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MCS Report Card for 2008-2009

11/23/2009 - Announcements

The School Report Card provides an in-depth look at student achievement at the state, local and school level. These reports are a great way for Idaho parents and citizens to see how Idaho schools are performing.

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Homeless Shelter Donations

11/20/2009 - Outreach
Moscow Charter School is collecting canned goods, paper goods, personal hygiene items, coats, hats, gloves and boots to give to the homeless shelters in the area.  Sandra Cook-Gallardo decorated boxes for us to put our donations into.   The boxes are located in the entrance foyer.  We will be taking the items ... [more]

Field Trip

11/20/2009 - Upcoming Dates
Tuesday, November 24th   Mrs. Horne's class will be going on a field trip to the Prichard Art Gallery.  The exhibit we will be viewing is called "Up On The Wall, 6 Painters From the West."  It features diverse approaches to painting technique and media.  The field trip will be from 1:00pm ... [more]

Introduction to the New Site

11/11/2009 - Announcements
I am pleased to announce that the MCS website is now repowered with the Ultranet content management system. The Ultranet is extremely feature rich and very intuitive to manage, with a nearly non-existent learning curve - my goal has been to produce a system that will be as easy to use ... [more]

Dear Moscow Charter School Families

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This Friday marks the last full week of school. Yes, we only have seven more school days before we start summer vacation. As you know, these last few days are a very busy time. So, please make note of the many end of the year activities that are planned.   Next Tuesday, ... [more]

Dear MCS Families,

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Congratulations to Annalie Reed for winning the Moscow Charter School Spelling Bee. She will be representing MCS at the regional Spelling Bee in Lewiston.   Our hard working School Board along with the principal attended a three hour training this past Tuesday night. Our ISBA (Idaho School Board Association) trainer Jackie Hopper ... [more]

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Sprit Bracelets

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Class Constitution

- After School Program
Class Constitution By: Bergan 5th           This week we have been working on our Class Constitution in social studies. It is made up of rights and rules that we have agreed on. We decided on the rights and rules by doing a 3/5 vote. Each table had a delegate to vote and ... [more]

- After School Program

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Palouse Discovery Sci

- After School Program

basketball hoops

- Announcements
Thank you to Matt Renzelman-Catt, Nick Jorgenson and Val Carter for getting our permanent basketball hoops and poles last week!  They look great!

Lions Paw News

- Announcements

Tar Wars

- Classroom Communication

 

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Greetings MCS families!!!

- From Mr. Bonuccelli
It is hard to believe that there are just over six weeks left until students are out for the summer.  We have many different events taking place and I look forward to a great end to the school year.  I would like to thank those that took part in the ... [more]

- From Mr. Bonuccelli
Good afternoon!  It has been a busy week here at MCS, but many things have been accomplished.   First of all I would like to thank everyone that helped complete the playground last weekend and also the people that have helped through the entire process.  We will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning at ... [more]

Good afternoon MCS families!

- From Mr. Bonuccelli
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and believe it or not we are only two weeks away from Winter Break.  This week MCS took part in the Alternative Giving Market in the Prichard Art Gallery.  The event was a huge success despite the cold temperatures.  If you would ... [more]

- Parent Action Team
The PAT has worked extremely hard this year to raise money to enhance the play space for our kids. We are just over halfway to our goal with our current amount of funds raised sitting at $8288.55 and almost have enough to complete Phase 1!   We will be holding a 50/50 ... [more]


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