Maxwell Escuela de Inmersión en Español

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Wellness Report Card: FCPS welcomes your input before winter break. Check it out here.

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  • Upcoming Academic Opportunities

    Information about the Academic Team was shared on Friday with intermediate students. An informational flyer regarding the Academic Challenge will be distributed this week. You may also reach out to the individual faculty sponsors for additional details.

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  • Taller de Cocina

    As an expansion of extracurricular opportunities, Maxwell is pleased to host a new afterschool experience called Taller de Cocina. This program will provide students an opportunity to learn about an authentic dish from a Spanish-speaking country. The first session will target students in grades K-1 and will occur on Friday, December 14 starting at 3:00 pm. Parents are encouraged to participate with your child during this experience. Space is limited to 28 participants. Please complete the online form to participate. https://goo.gl/forms/tHOtcO5f9ZxKsc7H2

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  • PTA Announcements

    Support Maxwell this holiday season!

    Amazon Smile works the same way as Amazon. Use smile.amazon.com when you shop (use your regular Amazon log-in and password). Assign MAXWELL ELEMENTARY PTA as your charity of choice. Amazon donates a portion of sales to us. All $ goes directly to support Maxwell staff, equipment, events, supplies, and more. Use smile.amazon.com every time you shop!

    Warm up with a Maxwell sweater!

    We have several cold-weather options available. Check out http://www.varsityprintshop.com/maxwell-elementary/ for the entire selection. Bonus: all shirts are delivered to the school so you don’t have to pay shipping costs!

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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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  • 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

  • Hour of Code

    Maxwell students are participating in several Hour of Code activities.

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  • 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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  • 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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