Third Grade is Diving Deep in Economics!

Our third grade students have been working on an Economics unit, and they did some great research.  Students were given an NC- based company that they created Keynote presentations about.  They then took it a step further, and asked some companies to Skype or come visit here at school.  The students asked some great questions!  Here are a few pictures:


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March 2018

Posted Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 1:36:42 PM
News and celebrations from the March 13th Board of Education meeting!
Pledge of Allegiance

Jeremiah Sherrill and Chris Cowan were selected to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the March 13 Board of Education meeting. Both young men are in the MIWAYE program housed at NF Woods.

Jeremiah's teachers state that he is very inquisitive and intelligent. He his also very athletic and excelled in football this season as a member of the 7th grade team.

Chris is an example of a caring and thoughtful young man. His easy going demeanor makes him a friend to most of his classmates. His teachers comment on his positive attitude that helps him master academic concepts and skills.

We are proud of these two young men!

Spotlight on People

Meet SADIE! Mooresville Police Officer and SRO Dan Walther and our new MGSD drug dog, Sadie, gave a demonstration for our Board of Education and the attendees of the March meeting. Officer Walther has served with the Mooresville Police Department for 20 years. He was an SRO at Mooresville Middle School for 10 years and is back with MGSD this year as an SRO at our NF Woods Campus and Mooresville High School.

Sadie's first official day with MGSD was Monday, February 19, 2018.Sadie is a three year old black lab that has been trained to identify the odor of certain narcotics. Sadie was obtained from iK-9 in Anistan, AL. Officer Walther traveled to Alabama recently to go through a 6-week training with Sadie. Sadie has been trained with the Dutch language, so all commands are in Dutch.

Prior to becoming a K-9 dog for MGSD, Sadie was a strong bird dog and that is what caused trainers to believe she would make a good drug dog. Sadie has had two litters of puppies; one litter is being used as bird dogs and the other litter is in training to become bomb dogs by the US Department of Defense.

Sadie and Officer Walther will be visible and active on all of the MGSD campuses. He will take Sadie to the elementary and intermediate schools to have kids read to her and be part of the DARE program. He and Sadie will also conduct random sweeps of the middle and high school campuses throughout the year.

We are excited about our newest addition to the MGSD family!

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

The Board of Education honored Ms. Lesley Wilson, Mooresville Intermediate School Bus Driver and Teacher Assistant, for going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty! In her nomination submitted by MIS Principal Tammy Russ and Assistant Principal Ryan Villiard, they stated the following regarding Ms. Wilson:

Ms. Wilson is an invaluable member of TEAM MIS! She works primarily on our 5th grade hallway but assists all over the building in any way she can. Her teachers have only the best things to say of Ms. Wilson. Mrs. Welch said, "Lesley is the kind of person who actually looks for ways to be helpful. There have been countless times that she has lifted a weight from my shoulders without even being asked. I am so grateful to her!" Mrs. Rock said, "When in need, Lesley is there indeed!" She is the backbone and heart to our hall." Ms. Sims said, "Lesley is a warm, kind-hearted person who goes above and beyond for the teachers and students at MIS. She never sees a task too big or too small because if she is asked to do it, she makes it her mission to complete it. I call her the guru of art because she always has fantastic ideas that she executes well when it comes to wall art. We just love her!" Ms. Bergin said, "Lesley is such a positive spirit on our hallway! She is always seeking out ways to help the teachers and the students! She is someone who genuinely wants to help you and will do whatever you ask of her (and a lot of times things you don't even ask of her because she just notices they need done)! TEAM MIS is so fortunate to have Ms. Wilson and her genuine heart for the success of our children!

Artists of the Month

The Board of Education recognized two students as Artists of the Month at the March Board of Education meeting!

Shelby Kisiel is a senior who is enrolled in the MIWAYE program. Shelby moved to Mooresville from Massachusetts and has truly benefitted from having a smaller setting for part of her daily schedule allowing her to adapt to her new environment. She is caring, considerate, and kind to others and has become a valuable member of the MIWAYE family. Shelby is currently enrolled in Honors Art III and Sculpture and loves creating art. She is a very talented artist!

Mooresville High School junior, Adrian Touby, was also selected as a MGSD Artist of the Month. Adrian was nominated by her art teachers Ms. Hauff and Mr. Peters. Adrian is a very creative, hardworking, and talented artist who accepts constructive criticism well. He has taken and excelled in many art classes at MHS over the years such as Art I, Art II, Ceramics and Graph Arts. He is currently in Art III Honors and is planning to go to college for Art upon graduation.

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Posted Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 7:26:36 PM
Enjoy a glimpse at the good stuff happening in our MGSD schools!

Hello MGSD families!

There are so many great things to check out in this MGSD newsletter! Thank you for helping make us a great district for our Mooresville kiddos! 

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