H BYRON MASTERSON ELEMENTARY | 1600 ELY STREET | KENNETT, MO 63857 | P 573-717-1115 | F 573-340-1408
Dear parents and families,
MASTERSON ABC PALS PARENT ORGANIZATION
Masterson K-2 Elementary has an active parent group which sponsors many activities throughout the year for the students. They sponsor school-wide activities and incentive programs that encourage academic achievement and good behavior. The parent group meets each month in the Masterson cafeteria.
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Masterson K-2 offers after school tutoring to any student who may need reading support and focuses on areas of weakness on an individual basis. This program is not designed to help with homework, but to reinforce reading skills.
SWEETS AND TREATS
Because our children are so small, we do not promote door to door fundraisers. In order to raise money for field trips, “Activity Day”, and other incentives throughout the year, our ABC Pals parent group organizes various activities. One of the biggest fundraisers is our annual Sweets and Treats Auction held in March. Each classroom donates a themed basket or personalized craft to be auctioned. Items are also donated by teachers and parents for the bake sale. This is a fun night for the entire family! Reasonably priced concessions are available and the Easter Bunny is on hand for free pictures for Masterson students.
In 2008 Masterson began hosting an annual Author's Day. Each student at Masterson has the opportunity to write and publish his/her own hard cover book. On Author's Day, parents, relatives, friends, and community members are invited to the classrooms to share in this wonderful celebration! The hardback books are purchased each year through a grant funded by the Educational Foundation.
“Pizza with the Principal” - Each month, the class with the best attendance percentage has pizza with Mrs. McAtee. The students encourage their classmates to have good attendance throughout the year.
WALL OF FAME
Our ABC Pals parent organization funds a tile project each year. Every second grade student designs a tile which is permanently displayed in a designated area of our building. Mrs. Caneer, our art teacher, helps each student choose and sketch their design.
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