Maxwell Escuela de Inmersión en Español

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Watch the weather

    This week's early blast of winter is a good reminder to make sure your family's contact information is up to date; call your child's school if you need assistance. Also, please review the district's protocols at fcps.net/weather

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  • Weird Science Night

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  • World Diabetes Day

    Maxwell will be commemorating World Diabetes Day on Wednesday, November 14. Students and staff are asked to wear blue on this day. World Diabetes Day is designed to bring attention to the importance of taking intentional actions to confront diabetes as a global health concern.

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  • Thanksgiving Lunch

    Thanksgiving lunch will be served on Monday, November 12 for students in grades K, 2, and 5. Students in grades 1,3, and 4 will have their meal served on Tuesday, November 13. Families are invited to share in this special meal. Please see communication from your child’s teacher regarding specific meal start times. The cost of lunch is $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children. You will be able to purchase your ticket in the foyer on the day of the event.

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  • Parent Resources

    Thank you for supporting your child’s participation in special dress days last week to coincide with KY SAFE Schools Week. The Kentucky Center for School Safety has compiled some parent resources to enable parents to have meaningful conversation with their children regarding school and internet safety. Please find below a link to the resources: https://www.kycss.org/ssw.php#students-parents

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  • Extracurricular Activities

    During the recent Breakfast with the Principals we discussed extracurricular activities and clubs. Maxwell currently offers a variety of activities and clubs that are sponsored by teachers in the school. We are always looking for additional opportunities to offer meaningful educational experiences for students beyond the regular school day. In an effort to identify student interest and family support, we have developed a short survey. Please take some time to complete the interest survey so that we might increase our offerings for the second semester. https://goo.gl/forms/ZxDzZdqVFk1JA9Wn1

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  • Internet Safety Night - BSMS

    Please join us & encourage your parents to attend this important meeting on Wednesday, November 28th at 6 pm at Bryan Station Middle School Media Center. 

    Detective Young of the Lexington Police Department, Internet Crimes Division, will be our special guest.  

    Come to learn ways to protect your children from online predators and internet crimes.

    We are offering this event to everyone within our feeder pattern.

    Cookies and drinks will be provided.

    Please contact us for questions.

    BSMS Internet Safety

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  • Desfile de Naciones 2018

    This past month we celebrated el Desfile de Naciones or Parade of Nations. Many of our students represented the country of thier heritage and the entire school learned about different places around the globe. Be sure to watch the video!

    Desfile de Naciones 2018

     

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  • Morning Drop-Off Safety

    Safety is the priority as we look at all of our procedures. We want everyone to have a safe arrival to school. Please find below important tips that are intended to keep you and your child safe during the morning drop-off. Thank you for helping us to have a safe year!

    • The building doors open at 7:15 a.m. daily and staff will be present to welcome your child to the building.
    • When dropping off your child in the car lane please pull up as far as possible. Staff will assist your child in exiting the vehicle.
    • For your safety, please observe the no U-turn sign at the drop-off lane.
    • Please be mindful if you park across the street and walk your child to the building that you do not inadvertently block a driveway or other vehicle.
    • Please only use the designated crosswalk to cross the street. The crossing guard is here to assist to make sure that children and families safely navigate the traffic.
    • Announcements start at 7:40 this year and classroom instruction officially begins at 7:45. Any student arriving after this time will need to be signed in at the office by an adult.
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  • Maxwell App

    Maxwell has a new app that is designed to provide families with a single landing point for information for the school. The app may be obtained by searching for Maxwell Elementary on your phone’s app store. Be sure to look for the app that contains our school’s logo.
    Once you download the app you will be able to set your preferences and receive updates as they become available. The home page contains links to social media, Seesaw, and other helpful information. We will continue to develop the app over the year so that it becomes a viable communication tool that you will be able to rely upon for current information!

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Headlines

  • WMAX News Broadcasts

    WMAX is the Maxwell News Show produced in Spanish by students. Students work with the coordinators to produce a weekly news show that classrooms watch on Fridays. Check out our latest episodes!

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  • Gracias!

    Thank you to the Maxwell PTA for bringing Sprout back to Maxwell and for your efforts to start a playground renovation campaign!

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  • Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Srta. Mato who was awarded the Outstanding New Teacher Award by the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA)!

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  • Somos Maxwell Newsletters

    Here are the links to each of Mr. Crawford's Somos Maxwell Newsletters. You will need Acrobat Reader to view the files.

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Highlights

  • Hour of Code

    Maxwell students were invited to participate in the Hour of Code celebration at the IAKSS building on Monday, November 27.

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  • Parade of Nations

    The latest big event – a parade of nations – colorfully illustrate how we look beyond ourselves and recognize our place in a global society.

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