News and Announcements

Early Release - June 3rd & 4th

Early Release - June 3rd & 4th May 28, 2015 ~ On Wednesday 6/3 and Thursday 6/4 the students will be released from school early at 1:30. Please make arrangements accordingly.

AM Class will begin at 8:25 and will end at 10:25 am
PM Class will begin at 11:35 and will end at 1:35 pm
Box Tops ~ Thank you!!!

Box Tops ~ Thank you!!! May 27, 2015 ~ Thank you to everyone who turned in Box Tops. In the last 7 weeks almost 6,000 Box Tops were turned in which calculates to almost $600. As a result of students surpassing the 5,500 goal of collecting Box Tops students will get to vote for which administrator kisses a pig!

For the year, we have collected around 21,000 box tops. The money the school receives from Box Tops is used for student field trips, student incentives, etc. Please continue collecting Box Tops. Another submission will be turned in during the fall.

Thank you for supporting Meador Elementary students!
End of Year Awards

End of Year Awards May 26, 2015 ~ Beginning today, we will be celebrating each grade level by holding an Awards Ceremony.

Wednesday, 5/27
9:30 1st grade
2:00 2nd grade

Thursday, 5/28
9:30 3rd grade
2:00 4th grade

Next week on Tuesday 5th grade will have a fun-filled evening.

4:30 Science EXPO
6:00 Pop Show
6:30 Awards Celebration

Please plan to join us for these wonderful events!
Talent Show - 5/21/15

Talent Show - 5/21/15 May 21, 2015 ~ Tonight is the Meador Elementary Talent Show!!! The show begins at 6 pm RAIN or SHINE! Performs need to be at the school ready to perform at 5:45 pm. There will be a concession stand and Silent Auction. To be auctioned off are the following items: first in car rider for the 2015-16 school year, front row reserved seats at Kindergarten graduation, front row reserved seats at each grade level Awards Ceremony, gift baskets and more. Also on hand tonight will be balloon bouquets, Meador shirts on sale, face painting and more.

Please be in your seats by 6 pm for this spectacular event!
Field Day 5/20/15
May 19, 2015 ~ Tomorrow is field day!!! Due to the recent weather the current plan is to hold the activities inside. Please have students wear their Field Day t-shirt. There will be a Country Store so students may bring money to purchase items.
Mucis Program: 5th Grade ~ MOVED
The 5th grade music program scheduled for Thursday, May 14th has been moved to Tuesday, June 2nd. Students received a flyer today to bring home.

On June 2nd, 5th graders will have a full evening:
4:30 - 5:45 5th grade Science EXPO
6:00 - 6:30 5th grade Pop Show
6:30 5th grade Awards Program

We look forward to seeing you there!
American Hero Essay Contest Luncheon

American Hero Essay Contest Luncheon May 7, 2015 ~ In March, fourth grade students participated in the Lake Conroe Area Republican Women My American Hero Essay Contest. Students worked extremely hard to write their essays and the judges had a very difficult time narrowing down the selections.

First, second, third place and the Special Award students attended a luncheon in their honor today sponsored by the LCARW at Walden Yacht Club.

A "great job" to all students who participated as well as a congratulations to those who received recognition and to the teachers who helped the students hone their writing skills this year.

Meador looks forward to the many great things from these young writers.
Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo May 5, 2015 ~ On Cinco de Mayo, the Meador scholars had the wonderful treat of having Mrs. Gina Stadler speak to them about a variety of aspects of Mexico. She spoke about the culture, food, and the flag of Mexico along with it's symbolism. She read the book about Cinco de Mayo and shared her experience of dancing since she was five years old. She was beautifully dressed and the students enjoyed learning about Cinco de Mayo from her.

Thank you Mrs. Stadler for spending your day and sharing with us!!!!
Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week May 4th, 2015 ~ This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Say "Thank You" to the dedicated souls who go the extra mile each and every day to help our children reach their full potential!
Virtual Space Flight

Virtual Space Flight May 1st, 2015 ~ Students in Mrs. Wyeth's class took a virtual tour of the Goddard Space Flight Center during a live virtual tour. The virtual tour was made possible by Discovery Education. Students learned about space, the planets, and man's part in exploring outside Earth's atmosphere.

Bulletin Board

WISD Trustees Approve 2015-2016 Calendar
School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system.

School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system. The service allows Willis ISD to communicate information by phone within minutes of an emergency or unplanned event that causes early dismissal, school cancellation or late start. It may also be used to convey general reminders or announcements. To review messages, call 855-955-8500 from the phone number to which the message was sent. Contact your child's campus if the number(s) provided for the School Reach system to use should change.
Student Handbook Has Been Uploaded
The 2014-15 Student Handbook for Willis ISD has been uploaded for parents and students to review. Please find the Parent link above. It will list several options. Find and click on the Student Handbook and it will take you to the current school year handbook.
MES School Calendar Has Been updated for the 2014-15 School Year
The school calendar has been updated on the website. The dates that are listed can change. If this does occur, MES will notify you asap to ensure that you are informed so you may make adjustments in your schedule if needed.
STAAR Testing Program Guide
Attached you will find an overview of the STAAR Tests. This guide explains the tests and what grades take these tests. Please review it and if you have questions, please call the school at 936-890-7550 and ask for someone who can answer your STAAR questions, Ms. Seith, Ms. Payne or Mr. Solberg.
Teachers Explain Why Education at WISD is Exciting
Please click the link to view the video.
District Dynamics

District Dynamics District Dynamics is a collection of communications from the Superintendent of Willis ISD. Weekly e-Newsletters to the staff highlight important events throughout the district. A monthly radio show shares the excitement of education in Willis ISD with the community. Click on the headline to above to view current and previous reports.
CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health)
MES has become part of a program that educates our children in regards to the type of foods we eat and how much we should be eating. It also encourages some sort of exercise program for the entire family. Please check the CATCH page on our Meador School Website.
Check with your teacher on a way to keep up to date with a simple text.

Featured Video

Congratulations to Amanda Gutierrez! WISD's 2014 Elementary Paraprofessional of the Year.

Upcoming Events

5th grade - Science EXPO
Date: 6/2/2015, 4:30 PM 6 PM
5th Grade Pop Show
Date: 6/2/2015, 6 PM 6:30 PM
5th grade - Awards Assembly
Date: 6/2/2015, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Early Release Day
Date: 6/3/2015
Location: Students released two hours earlier than normal
Early Release Day
Date: 6/3/2015, 8:25 AM 1:35 PM
Location: Students will be released at 1:35. This is 2 hours earlier than normal release time. Please make adjustments in your schedule for this early release time. Thank you