Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster

Mark your calendars for the Chinese New Year School Event, Friday, February 3rd, at Martin Luther King, Jr. School! Martin Luther King, Jr. School Mandarin Immersion students will also perform at the Convention Center Chinese New Year Cultural Fair the following day: Saturday, February 4th. We need volunteers – Can you help out? For the 2/3 Friday…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration I Have a DREAM Today January 13th, 2017 New Date to be Announced Soon! 5:00-7:00 p.m. Join us for an evening of unity as we celebrate Dr. King. Jazz, Dance, Poetry, Museum, Student Performances & Traditional Soul-Food Dinner Black History Mobile Museum 101 open in the gym from 4-6:30 p.m.…

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Reading Night!

Reading Night!

(Pictured) Chemistry experiment, STEM Night 2016  ::  Last month was STEM Night, now join MLK, Jr. School students and families to celebrate literacy on Reading Night! Readers’ Theater! Bookmark Making Station! Win Books at the Book Walk! Music Performance by Grades 2 & 3! Pizza! Parents, we could still use a handful of volunteers to help with…

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Book Fair!

Book Fair!

UPDATE: Because we got snowed out Thursday and Friday, the Book Fair will be extended to Monday and Tuesday, December 12 and 13! Pick out a book for a teacher while you are at it: Ms. Johnson’s wish list includes “National Geographic, Weird but True,” “National Geographic, Everything Robotics,” “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” “Big…

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October 18 PTA Meeting Minutes

Martin Luther King, Jr. PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 18, 2016; MLK,  Jr. School Library MINUTES Called to Order: 5:35 PM In Attendance: 33 members and non-members (see attached); quorum met. Call to Order Motion to approve Sept 2016 meeting minutes (RG motion; seconded).  Vote: Passed. President’s Report See attached.  In addition, Pres. Jaime Cale provided…

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PPS High Schools Welcome 8th Grade Students

PPS High Schools Welcome 8th Grade Students

UPDATED For our 8th graders from PPS! Prospective high school students can visit their neighborhood high school or a focus option school at information sessions being held district-wide November through February. Students attend their neighborhood high school or apply through the January lottery to attend Benson or Jefferson. Students who live in the Jefferson attendance area…

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Families of Black Students’ Meeting November 14

Families of Black Students’ Meeting November 14

Martin Luther King, Jr’s Families of Black Students’ Meeting Facilitated by Andrea Wade, School-Family Partnerships Coordinator Please join us for an evening of fellowship! A family discussion on how we can best work to support Black students’ academic success. Childcare and dinner will be provided. Monday, November 14, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Martin Luther…

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