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Announcements and Events...
Rising Kindergarterners

It is with great excitement that the staff welcomes our new Kindergarten families to Mullen Elementary School. We look forward to meeting you on Wednesday, June 8th at 6:00. During this time, you will have an opportunity to get to know our school and meet the Kindergarten team. Routine school procedures, regulations, and medical concerns will be discussed. Also, you will receive an overview of the Kindergarten curriculum and school day. Attending parents will receive free materials that can be used to practice academic skills at home. A tour of the classrooms will wrap up an evening of information sharing that will help to prepare your child for their kindergarten experience.


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration will resume June 20th, by appointment only for children who were born on or before September 30, 2011. To assist with staffing for the upcoming school year, it is extremely important to register your child as early as possible. Please share the registration information with friends and neighbors who have children that meet the requirements. Please contact the office to schedule a registration appointment.


News from the Clinic
Parents are asked to pick up any used/unused medications from the clinic prior to June 17, the last day of school. All medications will be destroyed after Friday,June 17, 2016.  Please keep in mind that a medical prescription and/or Health Treatment Plan must be renewed each year. Please have your child's doctor complete  a new one prior to next school year. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Nurse Vickery at VickerMP@pwcs.edu or 703.330.0427.
PTO and MAC End-of-the-Year News
Thank you for the wonderful support that you provided to the Mullen staff during Staff Appreciation Week. The flowers, cards, gifts, and etc. that the students brought their teachers was greatly appreciated. The final PTO meeting will take place on May 24. During this meeting, we will finalize plans for the End of the Year Dance. We need additional volunteers to assist with this event. If you are available, please send a note to your child’s teacher or contact the PTO committee at MullenPTO@gmail.com.
PTO officers for the 2016-2017 school year will be elected at the September meeting. If you are interested in holding an office or want to become more involved in supporting the school, please plan to attend the meeting. All parents of students enrolled at Mullen are welcome to attend the meetings. Have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you in the fall.

 

 
5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

The  5th grade team is pleased to announce our upcoming 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony. This event will take place on Thursday, June 16 at 9:30 A.M. in the cafeteria. Invitations will be sent home with your child so please R.S.V.P accordingly so that we will have adequate seating and refreshments.  
We are requesting that the boys wear dress pants and a shirt with a collar. The girls are asked to wear a skirt or a dress with shoes that have a heel no more than one inch high. Due to the formal nature of this event, we are asking that students do not wear jeans, shorts, and t-shirts. However, they may bring such items to change into after the ceremony. We look forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you and your family.


Penny Wars
For the month of May, the SCA will be sponsoring a fundraiser to Help End Child Hunger with ConAgra and Kid President.  We will be doing this by doing Penny Wars. Students will compete by grade level.  All pennies brought in will be positive points for their grade level. All silver coins will be negative points for the grade level chosen by the class. NO paper CASH will be accepted; coins only. We will be collecting the coins on Wednesday mornings in May (collection dates will be Wednesday May 4, Wednesday May 11, Wednesday May 18 and Wednesday May 25).  All money collected will be donated to the Feeding America charity. If you would like further information on Feeding America, visit www.feedingamerica.org.
New from Mullen's Library

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, the library is as busy as ever! Please make sure that your children return all of their library books by June 7. This includes books with the barcodes belonging to the library, as well as those with the green duct tape on the spine. If your child has lost a book, we will send home a paper with the amount of money we would need to purchase a new replacement copy.


Summer Reading Lists

It's that time of year again...your Summer Reading List is here! Below you will find a suggested list of books for your child to read over the summer that may help with maintaining or even improving their current reading level.

Remember to fill out the attached form as well so your child can receive credit for their summer reading when they return to school in the fall.

 
 
In addition to PWC's Summer Reading List, your local library has several reading programs that you and your child could take advantage of.

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader." 
~ Margaret Fuller

 
PWCS Dress Code
According to the Prince William County Dress Code, students’ dress and overall appearance must meet basic standards of health, safety, cleanliness, and decency. As the weather begins to change, please keep in mind that clothing and shoes must be appropriate for the school setting.
When selecting shorts, please remember that the length must be appropriate for school. Shorts can’t be higher than the child’s fingertips. Tops with spaghetti straps are not permitted. For safety while walking and playing, students must avoid wearing flip flops and sandals without a back strap. If your child’s dress or appearance does not meet PWC standards, he/she may be required to change into appropriate clothing, or the student may be sent home to be properly prepared for school. Your support with ensuring that your child is in compliance with the regulation is appreciated. 

"Let's Dress for the Occasion"

Mullen Mondays - Every Monday our students and staff members are encouraged to wear their Mullen Spirit Wear or blue and green to show your Shamrock Spirit!
Our PTO will provide opportunities throughout the year to purchase new Shamrock Spirit Wear.

Fitness Fridays - In an effort to promote physical fitness, our students and staff are encouraged to wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes and participate in a fun filled fitness activity! "Let's get moving!" 


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