Read Across America Week kicks off tomorrow with Hat Day! Wear your favorite hat (or make one). Monday's books are a celebration of self-worth and identity. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ9-v1hjOBZRZqQnBTCtgv3Ae4Jq9J3eq
Check out this Book Fair ad by 8th grader Chase. https://www.instagram.com/p/CL0WZyKJWi8v88tJbKBdp-ycqj0jM3XnBCFupI0/?igshid=1dv0pyl4v2d3g
To clear up any confusion on the tickets for tomorrow, they're limited to 2 per family. We appreciate all the request we have received so far!
There are a limited number of tickets available for tomorrow's Boy's District Championship game! You're limited to 2 a piece, call central office to claim them. Tickets have to be picked up by 3:00PM today!
There will be a meeting for any seventh and/or eighth graders interested in participating in junior high track and field, tomorrow (2/25) at 5:30 PM in the library.
Here is the second student created commercial using green screen technology https://youtu.be/Ki9c5a_-0n8
Check out this commercial created by a couple of 8th graders using green screen technology. https://youtu.be/2esJtFeo2YI
The 8th graders in JH Tech Explo used Chatterpix to create ads for the upcoming Book Fair. Here is the first of several that will be shared on our Instagram page. https://www.instagram.com/p/CLj7agopIfJG6Uz5diUBufl4t1zWG1S4VpWUnI0/?igshid=ldsfbv0g70g1
Did you know that you can watch ALL Slater Schools' Livestreamed events in one place? Search 'Slater Schools Streaming' on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg) to catch assemblies, games, and tonight's coronation - starting at 7:30 pm!
Senior Reminder: I need your number for the composite picture to me by 10 am this morning. If you don't email or stop by the office and tell me a number, then I will be doing the choosing for you. Thanks! Ms. Barb
Due to a make up Conference Championship game in the Lewis and Clark conference on Saturday, our boys first round district game will now be played on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 at home.
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Slater Schools will have a 10:00 a.m. late start for Friday, Feb. 19 - doors will open at 9:45 a.m. - looking forward to seeing everyone back!
Courtwarming events have been rescheduled to take place after Saturday's District game at 6:00. Coronation will take place following the game (7:20?), then the gym will be cleared & sprayed down. The dance will take place from approximately 7:30-10:30. Candidates have been emailed additional information & students will be emailed the updated timeline & info later today.
The varsity basketball games scheduled for tonight have be rescheduled for tomorrow night at Pilot Grove beginning at 6:00 pm.
Due to the weather, Slater Schools will be out on a Snow Day for Thursday, Feb. 18. No instruction will take place. Stay warm and see you soon Wildcats!
Due to impending weather, Slater Schools will be Virtual Learning on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Please look for your ZOOM invites from your teachers and plan on attending your classes.
Due to weather conditions the Slater School District will be extending the RFP due date to February 24th.
The basketball games with Glasgow for Tuesday, Feb. 16 have been cancelled. JV Girls @ Santa Fe on Wed. - 4:00 start V Girls/Boys @Pilot Grove on Thurs. @ 6:00 p.m. V Boys District game vs New Franklin Sat. @ home - 6:00 p.m. V Girls District game Mon. @ Glasgow - 6:00 p.m.
Slater Schools will NOT be in session on Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to the extreme cold temperatures. Updates for the rest of week will be sent out on Tuesday. Stay safe and warm Wildcats!
Slater Schools will not be in session on Friday - no classes will take place. The basketball games scheduled for tomorrow night will still take place beginning at 5:00. With the winding down of the season, this game will determine the boys conference championship. KMMO will be broadcasting the games beginning at 6:00 with the varsity girls game - we will also be streaming the games on our YouTube channel - Slater Streaming. Courtwarming Activities will be rescheduled for a later date.
Students and Families thank you for being flexible the past couple of days! I appreciate everything the families and our teachers/staff are doing to keep everyone learning! Students, please remember there are expectations for online learning; not following the guidelines will result in you being dismissed from class along with no credit for the day. This is not ideal, but we all need to be on the same page. If you need to review the expectations, please take a look at your principal's newsletter. After looking at the weather for the rest of the week, here is our schedule: Wednesday and Thursday will be virtual school days - Look for your ZOOM invites to your classes and work will continue to be posted on Google Classroom for each day. The decision for Friday will be made Thursday; if we are not in school we will classify that day as a "Snow Day" - No Classes will meet. We are still looking at Friday's basketball game - soon as we know something, it will be sent out to you as well. Stay Warm - it is cold out! Mrs. G
Tonight's basketball games with New Franklin have been postponed. Stay warm Wildcats!
Students and Families - because of the frigid weather, Slater Schools will continue with a Virtual Snow Day on Tuesday. Please continue to log into your ZOOM classes for instructions - if you have questions, please contact your teacher/principal. Stay warm and see you soon!
Because of the impending weather - Slater Schools will go to the Snow Day Virtual Schedule on Monday - Your Principals have included the copy in their Monday Message. At this time, Tuesday will be a late start with doors opening at 9:45 a.m.
Go to leestudiophotography.com Click the galleries tab They will see the Senior event labeled as Slater Class of 2021 (The other folder is for the class sponsors) The passcode for the kids is: Slater21
Did you know that you can watch tomorrow morning's SHS Student of the Month Assembly on our YouTube Channel? Join us as we celebrate our January Students of the Month, Announce Courtwarming Candidates, and Recognize the Accomplishments of some of our student athletes who are moving on to play at the next level! We'll start at 8:00 am on 2/3. Join us at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg
Basketball Schedule - Week of Feb. 1: Mon. VGirls/VBoys-Home vs Sturgeon-Starting @ 6:00 Tues. JVG/JVB/VG/VB @ Sweet Springs Starting @ 4:00 - Bus times: 2:45 for JV and 4:45 for Varsity Wed. JVG/JVB-Home vs. Fayette-Starting @ 6:00 No JV games on Thurs.
Class of 2024 we need workers for the T-shirts table Thursday,Friday and Saturday. Please stop by Angela’s office and sign up today.
SCCC Students: You will not report to SCCC today. Report to SHS for our late start. Doors open at 9:45. You will be in the Library.
Slater Schools will be having a 10:00 am delayed start this morning-Thursday, Jan 28. Doors will open at 9:45 am
Slater Schools will be closed today-No virtual learning today.
Slater Schools will not be in session today.
SCCC students: You will NOT report to SCCC today. Report to SHS for the late start schedule. Doors open at 9:45.
Slater Schools faculty/staff will join our students on a late start today-report in at 9:30 am.
We are moments away from tip off of the first game of the 40th Wildcat Classic - Catch all the action this week live and streaming on KMMO.com - 102.9!
The Preschool Parent Advisory Committee will be meeting on Thursday January 28th at 5:30 in the ECC building.
Class of 2024 if you have yet to sign up to work the t-shirt table during the Wildcat classic please stop by Angela’s office tomorrow and sign up for a shift.
The Countdown is on - 40th Wildcat Classic! Jan. 25-30 If you do not get a ticket from a player, we will have 50 tickets for each game at the gate on a First Come, First Serve basis. KMMO will also be broadcasting and streaming at www.kmmo.com or listen live on KMMO 102.9.
Reminder- spring auditions for the STAC production will be tomorrow afternoon and possibly Friday after school in Mr. Meyer's room.
For those without a ticket to tonight's JV/Varsity Boy's game at Smithton. The games will be live streamed on Youtube at Smithton R-6 Activities starting at 5:30PM!
Slater School District will be dismissing today at 12:08 - have a good weekend and see everyone back on Tuesday!
The JV basketball Shoot Out scheduled for tomorrow at Santa Fe has been cancelled.
Tonight's JV/V Boys Basketball game has been postponed until Feb. 1. The JV Basketball Shoot Out at Santa Fe scheduled for tomorrow has been scheduled.
Due to COVID concerns on Prairie Home/Bunceton boy's team, there will only be 2 games tonight beginning @ 5:00. JV Boys and Varsity Girls - Please bring and wear your masks.
Tonight's game against Bunceton/Prairie Home will begin at 5:00 with a JV Boys Game - Please remember, you will need to wear a mask at all times while in the buildings - it is our hope to keep our students safe and playing basketball. Thank you for your help and support! Here is the link to watch from home: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg
We've completed our first week back to school! Here's a new story for you all! https://youtu.be/MdPdxoh81bo
The HS First Semester Awards will be presented this afternoon - we'll start around 1:10. You can watch from anywhere by going to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=slater+gym+recording
This morning at 10 am we will be recognizing our A/B Honor Roll students in grades 3-8. We invite you to view our assembly from the comfort of your home on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=slater+gym+recording
Our JV Girls and Boys Basketball teams are in action tonight against Marshall - Girls tip off at 6:00 p.m. No tickets required for tonight. Masks are mandatory in the building. Or watch from the comfort of home at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg Go Wildcats!
There will be a STAC meeting in Mr. Meyer's room after school Friday for all 7th-12th grade students interested in participating. If you're interested and can't make it please let me know via email.
There will be no concessions for the JV Basketball games this evening due to lack of student workers. Sorry for any inconvenience.
There will be a JV and Varsity Girls game at Smithton tonight beginning @ 5:00. Masks are mandatory in their gym - along with the entry ticket. Here is the link to watch online: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJJ4_3h63xozMY2tr8el-EQ Go Wildcats!
Tomorrow begins the second semester of school - We are very excited to have each of you back and ready to move forward! See you tomorrow morning, unless you have a doctor's order to be online on file. If you are not feeling well, or show any COVID symptoms, please stay home until you are better. Welcome Back Wildcats!
Classes resume for students tomorrow, January 5. Please read your newsletter that is sent out by your principal for all the latest information. If you are not receiving these, please call the appropriate office to let us know!
Due to the possibility of inclement weather Friday- both boys and girls games in the Otterville Tournament have been rescheduled for Saturday: Girls play at 10:00 a.m. for Consolation Boys play at 8:00 p.m. for the Championship Go Wildcats!
There will be a Scholar Bowl Meeting tomorrow, at 3:00 p.m., in Mr. Muse's room. If you're interested in being in Scholar Bowl, please plan on attending. If you cannot make it to the meeting, let Mr. Muse know ASAP.
Tonight's high school basketball game in Community has a limited number of tickets for in person. If you did not receive one, catch the game at home by going to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXeS5ZKIlHFnAghX-9kS0gw beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Due to New Franklin’s lack of girl players, there will only be a JV boys game tonight starting at 6:00. Please remember your mask.
Elementary students don't have to be at the school until 5:45 and need to report to their classroom teachers in the gym for tonight's elementary concert.
We are so excited to share our concerts this week with the Slater community! The live stream can be found on YouTube by searching Slater Schools Streaming. If you subscribe to the page you should get a notification the evening of the concert saying that it is beginning.
Tonight's JH games begin at 6:00 p.m. Livestream can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=slater+schools We have a mask mandate inside our buildings - you must have one on for the duration of the games.
There will be no concessions for the JV Basketball game this evening due to lack of student workers. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Tuesday's concert will be K-6th grade elementary, band, and choir and Thursday's concert will be 7th-12th grade band and choir. Both concerts will begin at 6 pm.
ATTENTION Slater community! I am happy to announce that we will be hosting our scheduled music concerts next Tuesday and Thursday. Both will be held in the gym so we can live stream to anyone wishing to watch online. Anyone attending in person must wear a mask per school policy.
Thursday's Junior High basketball game will be played at Crestridge Middle School gym, (Centerview, MO), starting at 5:00 p.m. A Team Girls, followed by A Team Boys, end with 2 quarters of B Team Boys. Bus leaves at 3:15 - players can pick up a sack lunch in the cafeteria before boarding the bus
Ticket Update for tonight -Community members please call 660-529-2278 ext. 102 . Thank you!
There are entry tickets for tonight's Girls Basketball game at the Glasgow Tournament beginning at 8:00 p.m. tonight. If you are interested, please stop by Central Office and pick up your ticket. For the community, please call 660-529-2278, ext. 101 to reserve yours.
JH Boys Basketball will practice at 6:45am Tuesday morning.
Mr. Dave Caputo, former SHS Band Instructor (1973-76), reached out to us recently. Mr. Caputo is hoping to hear from former students - they can reach him by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Send him an email and say hello!
Good Morning Wildcats - hope you have had a restful and enjoyable Thanksgiving week! School will be back in session tomorrow - Monday, Nov. 30 - looking forward to seeing everyone!
Hello, everybody! I hope you've enjoyed your week. I've been working on some books to share. Here's a new one for you. https://youtu.be/o8A59HuXDPM
Seniors who are on the Senior Trip committee need to contact Ms. Maschmeier or Mr. Meyer ASAP in regards to the messages that have been sent via GroupMe. We NEED a presentation and people to present that presentation tonight for the Board Meeting that begins at 6 pm.
Hope everyone has a great week. Be safe and enjoy your family. Here's a story to close out the weekend. https://youtu.be/PLF9PAnt7So
To view the performance at today's SHS Cheer Camp, follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkjTZkILTcU&t=29s
Junior High Basketball Games for Thursday, Nov. 19, Monday, Nov. 23, Tuesday Nov. 24 has been canceled. Varsity Basketball Games scheduled for Nov. 20 has been postponed until Jan. 11, 2021. JV Basketball Game Scheduled for Nov. 23 has been cancelled.
JH Boys Basketball will NOT practice Thursday November 19th.
Slater Schools will be dismissing for Thanksgiving Break this Friday, Nov. 20 at 12:08. The number of staff members that are out due to COVID or quarantined because of a close contact has reached the threshold of operating insufficiently for our students. Our goal has been to stay in school, where it is most beneficial unless we could not accommodate staff. We will do a thorough cleaning of the buildings and look to start back on Monday, Nov. 30.
Reminder: Jostens will be delivering class rings today @ 2 pm in Ms. Barb's office. I will let you know by intercom when they are here. If you owe a balance it has to be paid in full to get your ring.
A friendly reminder that there is a mask mandate for tonight's Junior High basketball game. Masks need to be worn at all times while in our buildings. Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe! We will also be streaming on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg
Click the link below to watch our JH basketball games tonight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRyoHuMlIks&feature=share
Information for tonight's JH Basketball Games: *Masks for all spectators will be required for tonight's game at all times *Bleachers will be divided between Home and Visitors *Please stay in your family groups, when possible We appreciate your continued support in order for our school activities to continue.
JH boys will NOT practice tomorrow. Bus leaves at 5:15pm to Glasgow Thursday. Be at gym by 5.
Storytime w/ Ms. Pointer Check out this book called The Perfect Seat on our YouTube channel! https://youtu.be/4PmWUxxDCXI
Tomorrow's Junior High Basketball game @ Higginsville is a 5:00 p.m. start - bus leaves @ 3:00 p.m. Tickets for entry will be given to the players to hand out to their family members after today's practice.
The WDCT News Team met in a different form last week for Episode 2. Check it out! https://www.wevideo.com/view/1909713525
JH Boys Basketball will practice from 7:15-8:15pm Monday evening.
JH Boys Basketball will practice @ 5:15pm tomorrow.
Storytime w/Ms. Pointer We Don't Eat Our Classmates! Join our YouTube channel Slater Streaming https://youtu.be/TDmWPga8XBI
JH Boys Basketball will practice at 5:15pm on Wednesday November 4th.
Due to illness and injury tomorrow District football game with Harrisburg has been cancelled. Thank you players, coaches, and cheerleaders for an enjoyable season.
Mrs. Sayler's Preschool class will be having their class Halloween Party tomorrow (October 29th). Students may wear their costumes if they choose to.
In an effort to remain proactive we have decided to take action on the increasing illnesses that are being reported. Starting Friday, October 30th we will close the school for a deep and thorough cleaning. All staff will report back on Monday, November 2nd and the students will not report back until November 9th. Thursday, October 29 will be our last Face to Face Instructional Day until students return on Monday, November 9. To be clear, the decision to go virtual is a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of our staff and students. In regards to sports, if the team is not quarantined we are still allowing for practices and games. Coaches will be in contact with their teams with information regarding times. I have attached the virtual schedules and online expectations for your reference. If you requested chromebooks at registration, they will be sent home with your students at the end of day tomorrow. Your building principal will be in touch with packet pickup times for those that are needing them. There will NOT be meals available during this week so please make accommodation for home meals. Debbie Debbie GonzalezSuperintendent Slater School District 515 N. ElmSlater, MO 65349 660-529-2278 email@example.com @dsgonzalez4
Good morning, Wildcats! Your first episode of WDCT News is HERE: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1896119528
Parent/Player meeting for high school boys and girls playing basketball this year - Wednesday night - Oct. 28, 2020 at 6:00 in the library. Looking forward to seeing you!
Congratulations to the Freshman class officers: President-Kenna Lemmon Vice President-Kadence Campbell Secretary- McCartney Butler Treasurer- Tanlea Grimes
Reminder, Athletic fundraiser cards will be due first thing this morning- if you have not turned back in, please bring them to the office today.
7th graders that went out on quarantine today can return to school on Monday, November 2, 2020. We will be virtual learning until then.
Slater Athletes - Athletic Card Fundraiser Money/Cards are DUE TODAY.
Updated News for Substitute Teachers: The Missouri Governor has allocated Coronavirus Relief funds to reimburse individuals to become substitute teachers. If you do not have 60 college credit hours, you may now take a 20-hour online training course, attain your fingerprint background check plus the application fee; for a total of $266.75, this total will now be fully reimbursed back to the individual upon completion. The substitute certificate will be good for four years. Deadline to apply for this funding is November 4, 2020. For more information go to https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification/substitute-teachers or contact Debbie Gonzalez at 660-529-2278, ext. 111.
Art club painted records today and finished up their macrame rainbows!
A new season of WDCT News starts next week! Meet the cast here: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1883668079
Tuesday Staff Shout Out goes to...new SHS teacher Ms. Prather! If you'd like to give a shout out to a staff member, click the link on your WILDCAT ROAR newsletter - or email firstname.lastname@example.org!
HS Scholar Bowl practice will be tomorrow @ 3:00 p.m in Mr. Muse's room.
JH Boys Basketball practice @ 6:45am tomorrow morning.
Get your canned goods ready for the Annual Halloween Against Hunger event! SHS Student Council and NHS are trick or treating for non-perishables next Monday. Email email@example.com to get your name/address on the list or comment on the Facebook event. Thank you!
Storytime with Ms. Pointer Episode 3: Giraffe Problems by Jory John A Show-Me Award Nominee https://youtu.be/bwycqr9cH2U
JH Boys Basketball will practice today @ 4pm.
All JH boys basketball players will have practice tomorrow at 4pm
ALL-JH Boys Basketball players will practice @ 4pm this Sunday.
Storytime with Ms. Pointer, Episode 2: Here is a beautiful story about the possibilities that reside in all of us. https://youtu.be/2Ho1VNY3U5U
Remember that the seniors have a meeting in Ms. Maschmeier’s room right after school today.
Just a reminder the Junior High Football game at Tipton Thursday night - Oct. 15 - will start at 5:00 p.m.
Don't forget you can also order online for the BOOK FAIR! These can be shipped directly to your home. https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=alexanderelementaryschool7
ALL-JH Boys Basketball players will practice @ 4:00pm Sunday October 25th in the HS gym.
Good afternoon! We will have a class of 2021 meeting in Ms. Maschmeier’s room on Thursday at 3:00 pm to continue discussing senior trip and create a committee for the board presentation. See you there!
Art club is looking for a few more volunteers for the Turkey Shoot this Saturday 12-5 at the Slater airport. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in helping. Thank you.
Bedtime Stories! Here's LeBron James reading his book I Promise from Harper Kids YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/K0lKGohjCnM
The first High School Scholar Bowl practice will be after school on Tuesday (10/13).
Storytime with Ms. Pointer Episode 1: Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o Illustrated by Vashti Harrison https://youtu.be/knEREiUwjVM
JH Boys Basketball non football players will practice Tuesday Oct 6th @ 5:30pm in the HS gym.
Congratulations to the following students for being selected to participate in the fall STAC theater performance: J.J. Herriford, Javon Moore, Madelyn Miller, Emily Anderson, Alexis Eddy, Gracie Jewell, Danille Kreisel, Abigail Brierly, Kiara Adams, Daniel Duncan, Johnny Brownell-Hecke, Claudia Collis, and Asya Lebrun. Please report to the auditorium tomorrow at 3:30 to receive your script and begin rehearsals.
Do you have an instrument that you'd be willing to donate to the Slater School District band program? If so, drop it off in the HS Office or contact Ms. Fallis at email@example.com / 660-529-2278. Thank you for your support of Wildcat Band Students!
JH Boys basketball non football players will practice Monday October 5th from 6:45-7:30am!
Guidelines for the Lincoln football game tomorrow night - recommend social distancing and face masks.
Check out the trailers for the 2020-21 Twain Award Nominees! If you want to check one out, come see me in the library. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBdyPI7Di5cJHzFroiC2SGSx52Rl5CPNh
Today is the last day to turn in any PTO orders and money. Thank you for supporting out school!
Reminder - 7th-12th grade students who are interested in theater have a second chance to shine this afternoon. Round two of auditions will begin at 3:30 today in the elementary auditorium. They will last only as long as they need to, you do not have to stay for the whole time.
Check out the trailers for our 2020-21 Truman Award Nominees! If you want to check one out, come see me in the library!! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKnraCFfICOKNY3Mp-SbB-dyi8erZjVB8
There will be a Junior High Boys Basketball Parent meeting, Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6:00 p.m. in the library. All interested 7th & 8th grade boys and parents are encouraged to attend.
7th-12th grade students who are interested in participating in theater please come to Mr. Meyer's room after school on Wednesday at 3:30. We will be hosting a second round of auditions for our fall show.
Good afternoon. There will be no concessions for the softball game this evening due to lack of student workers. Sorry for any inconvenience. Have a good night!
Check out these book trailers for the 2020-21 Gateway Award Nominees! If you want to check one out, please come see me in the library. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBY7GOtz8cc-y7ib_ejbby-aVWxr54G5C
There will be a meeting tonight in the circle drive at 6 PM for any 7th or 8th grade girls interested in playing junior high basketball!
PTO orders and money are due today!! Thank you for supporting our students and school!
BAND STUDENTS- Report time for the football game tomorrow is 6:00pm. Meet in the band room. We will NOT wear uniforms tomorrow, so wear purple and gold just like today. We are only doing the anthem before the game, no half time.
Reminder- there will be a STAC meeting and auditions for 7th-12 grade students that are interested in participating in theater this fall.
The Fall Homecoming Royalty ballot was emailed to HS Students this morning. Voting ends at 3:00 tomorrow. Students, if you didn't receive the email, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A cell phone was found at the JH football game tonight. The owner can claim it in the Elementary Office tomorrow or call 529-2278 ext. 103.
There will be a meeting for any 7th and 8th grade girls interested in playing junior high basketball, Monday, September 28, at 6:00 PM in the circle drive.
Freshman: Banner decorating has been moved to 6:30 tonight. We will meet in the outdoor lunch area. Please bring markers if you have some. A point will be awarded to everyone that shows up.
7th-12th grade students interested in theater, we will be hosting a brief informational meeting after school this Thursday at 3:30. The meeting will take place in the auditorium on the stage. We will also be hosting auditions afterwards for our fall production.
Sophomores will work on the Homecoming banner in Ms. Bowling's classroom from 1-3 pm today. This is your first opportunity to earn points this year!
Picture Day is 09/29/2020, mark your calendar! Ordering online is easy, visit inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/51845XF. Remember this code is for HS students only.
Important! Please read: Your Picture Day might look a little different this year. You may not be receiving Order Flyers, so communication to parents may look a little different too. That's why we have created a website for you to get answers, tools and resources to help make Picture Day run smoothly. Visit the Picture Day Guide Website here! A note on masks: We rely on parent volunteers or school employees to ensure each child is ready to have their picture taken and has their mask removed if they feel comfortable. Our photographers may simply ask one time, "Would you like to take off the mask for your portrait?" Please make sure teachers or volunteers remind the students that when it's their turn to take their picture, it is okay to remove the mask and hold it in their hands.
Juniors, we will have a class meeting during WIP time on Monday to discuss the banner. We will work on the banner after school on Monday and Tuesday. Also, don't forget your shirt sales are due today.
Seniors, two things: We will have a meeting in Maschmeier’s room at 6:30 Monday evening. Next week is a big week for concessions with 3 games. The sign up sheets are on Maschmeier’s door. Thank you!
The freshman class will meet at 7:30 on Monday, September 21 to work on their homecoming banner. Please meet at the outside lunch area.
Reminder- HS Choir students please report the the softball field at 4:45 this afternoon to sing the Nation Anthem.
HS Choir Students, we will not be together in class tomorrow due to testing. I wanted to remind you that we have a home softball game tomorrow that we will be singing the National Anthem at. Please be at the softball field at 4:40 to warm up.
Picture Day is coming up on 09/29/2020! Order online at inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/51845XF. This is code is for HS students only.
Due to injuries on the Lincoln Football team, tomorrow's JV game has been cancelled.
The softball game at Hardin Central has been cancelled due to weather.
We have a new web based circulation system in the library. This video explains how to use it if you want to check out books remotely. https://youtu.be/GZkOV0J4xiU
The Monday Message was sent out this morning for elementary/JH students and parents. If you did not receive it, please contact the office or you can email Ms. Drummond at email@example.com.
Seniors, we have a football game this Friday with first concession shift at 6 pm. The sign-up sheet was posted on Ms. Maschmeier’s door on Tuesday. We currently have 3 students signed up and clean-up shift is covered. Come by and sign up. See you there!
HS STUDENTS: If you have a dual credit, online, or ITV class, some of those have already begun. I have emailed info to a few of you. If you need anything from me, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 24, 2020 - Today, the Slater School Board of Education decided to delay the start of school to Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Due to the increase rise of COVID cases in our area, it is in the best interest for our Wildcat Family to do so at this time. All face-to-face activities and practices are suspended until Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, although virtual practices may still take place. We will continue to evaluate the situation to keep our community informed. As of now, classes will begin Sept. 1 whether that be online or face-to-face with decisions to be released on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.
The Wildcat Fitness Center door is now working - sorry for any inconvenience.
5th Grade Parents---if you haven't done so, be sure and check your email for Thursday's open house appointment information. Thank you, Mrs. Thomas
We are having a problem with the card reader at the Wildcat Fitness Center this weekend-we apologize for any inconvenience!
4th grade parents, please check your email in regards to the Open House schedule. Mrs. Clements and Mrs. Krog
Prom and Graduation pictures are ready for you to pick up at Lee's Studio.
7th and 8th Grade Students, please check your school emails for JH Cheer information!!
Please visit the "News" section @ www.slaterschools.net for details on the re-entry plan for the 20-21 school year.
Jr High and HS athletes - Reminder to make your appointment with Dr. Allegri's office for your free physical on Aug. 5. He will only be seeing students with appointments. 660-529-3610.
Slater School District is seeking a Full Time Food Server applicant for the 2020-2021 school year. The applicant should be a student-centered, positive, team-oriented individual who will assist in the preparation of school meals. Application can be found on our school website: www.slaterschools.net. Contact Debbie Gonzalez, Superintendent at 660-529-2278 or email@example.com for additional information. Slater School District is an equal opportunity employer.
Slater School District is seeking a Paraprofessional applicant for the 2020-2021 school year. The applicant should be a student-centered, positive, team-oriented individual who will assist the teacher in a smooth functioning environment. Qualifications: A high school diploma or GED, 60 hours of college credit or a passing score on the Paraprofessional Praxis exam. Application can be found on our school website: www.slaterschools.net. Contact Debbie Gonzalez, Superintendent at 660-529-2278 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Slater School District is an equal opportunity employer.
Congratulations to our 2020 SHS Graduates!!!! Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat! https://www.wevideo.com/view/1770317855
SHS Choir Students, please meet in the gym for rehearsal.
SHS Choir Students, please remember that this is a more formal event. Therefore I politely ask that you dress nicely because you'll be representing our school.
Did you know you can watch tonight's HS Graduation ceremony from anywhere?!? KMMO will livestream the event, beginning at 7:30 pm! To watch, go to https://livestream.com/kmmo or go to KMMO.com or KMMO's Facebook page. Thank you, KMMO & Exchange Bank! Congrats, Class of 2020!
HS Graduation practice is at 10:00 TOMORROW in the gym. See you soon, Wildcats!
SHS Choir Students, please have your rehearsal recordings of you singing the Alma Mater with the accompaniment submitted by 6 pm today. As of right now I only have 1 submission, I need 25 more.
Attention 8th grade and high school band students: Practice for graduation will be tonight in the gym beginning at 7pm. Please enter through the gym door. Our graduating seniors deserve a supportive band to mark the end of their high school years. Please plan on attending rehearsal & the ceremony on Friday night. Please let me know via email (email@example.com) if you have any questions or are unable to attend. See you tonight - Ms. Foreman
SHS Choir Students, please plan on being at the school at 6:30 pm Friday evening to do a quick rehearsal before graduation. If you have emailed me about not being in attendance you're good to go. Please continue to practice and make sure to send me those recrodings.
SHS Choir Students, please upload a recording of yourself singing the Alma Mater with the accompaniment that you have been practicing for graduation. I need to hear how things are going to prepare for Friday's performance. Upload files to Google Classroom or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have this done by Thursday afternoon at 6 pm.
Graduation Week is here! Pre-School Grad - July 9 - 6:00 p.m. JH Grad - July 9 - 7:30 p.m. HS Grad - July 10 - 7:30 p.m. All in HS Gym.
Thank you to everyone who donated their time, energy, and supplies to help with prom. There are several items at the school that belong to parents or community members. If you have something to pick up, please email me (email@example.com) with a time you are available. I am available today until noon and all day tomorrow. Thank you!
Class of 2021, we need more than 2 students to come help clean up prom decorations. The school will have no issues charging us a fee if they have to clean up for us.
Class of 2021, we will be taking down the prom decorations today starting at 3 until everything is clean. The more people we have, the less time it will take. See you there! :)
After Prom will be held in the cafeteria from 11:45 p.m.-2:00 a.m. on June 26. If a student leaves prom for any reason before 11:00 p.m. they will not be admitted into After prom.
Prom goers today is the last day to pay for prom. I will be in the HS office until 3 pm.
We have a volunteer to photographer’s assistant. Thank you!
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we need a photographer’s assistant for prom. Lee’s Studio has offered compensation to a parent or community member who volunteers. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Prom walk-in will begin at 8 pm Friday evening in the circle drive of the school and prom itself will last until 11 pm. Come show love to these wonderful students who will be decked out in beautiful gowns and handsome tuxedos driving some awesome cars!
Attention Senior Class of 2020!! Graduation Pictures will take place July 8th at 10:00 am in the High School gym. Picture packets may be picked up from Barb Monday-Friday in the HS Office.
Opportunity alert! HS students (incoming sophomores and above) interested in running for an FBLA Office - please email Mrs. Crews at email@example.com by Wednesday (6/24). You must already be an FBLA member to be eligible. Thanks!
Reminder: All Prom tickets have to be paid for by Thursday at 3 pm in the HS Office.
8th grade students please remember to be practicing your graduation song that I have posted on Google Classroom. Here is the class code again if you need it. 3evca4q
If you are planning on going to Prom, please email me your name and the name of your date at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will be able to tell you how much you owe for Prom tickets. I will be in the Office Monday-Thursday from 7 am - 3 pm next week.
Concrete work has been postponed due to pending weather. The Wildcat Fitness Center will be OPEN until further notice.
The Wildcat Fitness Center will be CLOSED starting today until 6/22/2020 due to concrete work.
Class of 2021 students, our first prom decoration session is Sunday at 5 pm.
Class of 2021 students, if you would like to know your current class points going into senior year, email Ms. Maschmeier. Have a great day!
A 2021 class meeting will be held in the school library this Wed the 17th @ 6 pm. We will be discussing various details for Prom. All 2021 students and parents welcome!
Current 8th Graders---If you haven't emailed me pictures for the graduation slide show, do it asap. Check your email for the last 3 reminders!!! Mrs. Thomas
We would like to congratulate the following seniors for being Academic Scholars for all 4 years of HS: Holly Barney, Layla Beyer, Keegan Duncan, Sydney Reed, Abby Uhlich, Madisyn Beeler, Justyce Brooks, Larry Henke, and Kirby Richards. Congratulations!
Seniors: Please stop by the HS office and pick up the inserts for the change of date for Graducation if you ordered invitations. I will be here from Monday-Thursday in the office.
For any 7th or 8th grade girls interested in playing junior high basketball next year, open gyms will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM! Email Coach Downs at email@example.com with any questions!
Eighth grade students please make sure to check your emails for info about joining the JH Choir Google Classroom. If you need a new email please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The classroom has the videos you need for practicing your graduation song.
FREE PIZZA! Still accepting videos or photos of you reading this summer. I've got 22 coupons left. Send to: email@example.com
Please bring your own water bottle today for cheer practice/tryouts. See you soon!
Grades K-8: Send me a video of you reading a book to someone or telling me about a book you've recently read. First 25 will get coupons for a FREE PERSONAL PAN PIZZA! Send videos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
HS Spring Sport Pictures are in Ms. Barb's Office. My office hours are Monday-Thursday from 7 am - 3 pm. Stop by and pick them up!
We have emailed the HS grade cards out. Please check your emails parents. If you don't have an email on file I am mailing them today.
Please join us for a Send-Off celebration for the 4 2020 Graduates who will be at Boot Camp during the rescheduled July Graduation! We're going to wrap these young men in love, honks, and well wishes as we drive around the school block at 7:00 pm TONIGHT! Line up starts on Morgan St (headed North), behind the Fire Truck & Military vehicle. See you then!
NHS members....Reminder Red Wheel pickup will today at 4 behind the school by the AG shop.
FFA members, remember officer applications are due by midnight. They where email in a Google Form. If you need assistance with it please contact Mr. Crews.
NHS members........please meet pick up your Red Wheel fundraising items tomorrow at 4 outside the gym on Morgan Street. Please check email for more information.
Mrs. Krog's 5th graders....just a reminder our ZOOM meeting will be today at 1:00. Check your email or Google Classroom for the link! Hope to see you then!!!
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd Graders: Please check your email for our newsletter and details about tomorrow’s Zoom meeting. I hope to see everyone on there!!
Last 4th Grade Zoom meeting is at 10:00 am today! Please check your emails or the newsletter for login information! See you there!
If your student was to attend the Children's Literature Festival, that money ($8) will be transferred to their lunch account for next year. Please email email@example.com if you have questions. Thanks!
Who's ready for part 4 of Death By Toilet Paper? It's now available on YouTube. https://youtu.be/fMhfhL_RgZk
Today is the last day to drop off any work, books, uniforms,etc. We will be in the circle drive until 1 p.m. See you soon!
5th Graders pick up your D.A.R.E. t-shirts Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the circle drive.
High school students: if you're in an online or dual credit course, please send Ms. Pointer your grades. firstname.lastname@example.org This does not apply to those taking Spanish. I will get those from Ms. Weldon.
Mrs. Thomas' 5th graders--check your email for our zoom mtg at 10:30 this morning. Bring a pencil and paper! See you then!
Reminder: Mrs. Anderson's Junior High Communication Arts students Zoom meetings today-link is in your Google Classroom. If you have questions email me! I look forward to seeing you!
5th graders be sure to check your email and Google Classroom for the link to today's Zoom meeting. See you at 3
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd graders: Please check your email for the link to tomorrow’s Zoom meeting, 5/6, at 10:30. Hope to see everyone there!
Mrs. Anderson's Junior High Communication Arts students please check your e-mail and Google Classroom for Zoom meeting information. See you tomorrow 5/6/20 on Zoom!
4th Grade Zoom class at 10:00 am today. Students and Families, check your emails and the newsletter for login information! I can’t wait to see you!
Eighth grade students check emails again, I sent the wrong meeting info. My apologies!
Eighth grade students please don't forget to check your emails and join me in 10 minutes for our zoom session.
Congratulations to the 2020 Slater CTA/Tom Audsley Memorial Scholarship Recipients: Sydney Reed, Justyce Brooks, Aden Campbell, Holly Barney, and Emilee Grimes. Each is receiving a $500 scholarship to help them in their journey of becoming educators. Recipients please check your emails for more information.
Eighth grade students please check your email for tomorrow's Zoom info, I am looking forward to hearing from you all. -Mr. Meyer
Music History students don't forget to check your email for today's zoom info.
Reminder—Ms. Reeter’s math classes have Zoom mtgs today. Check your email/Google Classroom for details. See you soon!
Ms. Reeter’s JH Math classes—check email and Google Classroom for details on Zoom mtg for tomorrow, Thurs, 4/30. Can’t wait to see you!
Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Krog are excited to see the 5th graders at 3 today for our ZOOM meeting. Check your Google Classroom or email for the link and mystery item.
Mrs. Boggs 2nd graders: It’s almost Zoom time! I hope to see you at 10:30!
Reminder: Mrs. Anderson's Junior High Communication Arts students Zoom meetings today-link is in your Google Classroom. If you have questions email me! I look forward to seeing you!
Music history students please check your email and join my zoom session asap. Today's lesson over 20th and 21st century music will cover very interesting developments in the world of music.
5th grade Parents/Students check your email for the link for this weeks' ZOOM meeting tomorrow at 3:00 p.m.
Music History students please keep an eye on your email for the Zoom code for our session at 5pm today.
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd graders: Please check your email for the link to tomorrow’s ZOOM! I can’t wait to hear all about how you’ve been helping in the kitchen!!
Mrs. Anderson's Junior High Communication Arts students please check your e-mail and Google Classroom for Zoom meeting information. See you tomorrow 4/29/20 on Zoom!
CALLING ALL 4th GRADERS...Check your emails to join our Zoom meeting tomorrow morning at 10:00 am! Don’t forget to bring your USA Bingo cards and wear or bring something that represents your favorite Superhero! I can’t wait to see you!! Mrs. Jacki Clements
If you have library books, you may return them at packet pick up TODAY between 10:00-1:00. Each student will have a circulation list in their packet if they have books out. Email: email@example.com if you have questions about a book.
Zoom session for 8th graders starts now, please log on so I can say hi to you all. 959-1001-4082 0Qpvd9 Mr. Meyer
Eighth graders, here is the code for this afternoons zoom session about your graduation song. 959-1001-4082 Password - 0Qpvd9 I look forward to seeing you all! Mr. Meyer
8th grade students need to join the Junior High Choir Google Classroom with the following code (3evca4q). I will also be hosting a zoom session tomorrow at 5 pm for all 8th grade students who are interested in discussing a song selection for your graduation.
4th GRADE FAMILIES: CHECK YOUR EMAILS AND RESPOND BACK TO MRS. JACKI CLEMENTS PLEASE!!! She needs to know if you want a paper packet or if you want a packet sent to your email! Your communication is appreciated! Thank You!!
REMINDER—Ms. Reeter’s JH math classes have Zoom mtgs today. Check email or Google Classroom for details.
Ms. Reeter’s JH Math classes-Zoom mtgs Thurs,4/23. Check your emails or Google Classroom for details.
Reminder to all 5th graders.... Zoom meeting at 3 today. Check emails for link. Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Krog are excited to see you!
Reminder: Mrs. Anderson's junior high communication arts students Zoom meetings today-link is in your Google Classroom. If you have questions email me! I can't wait to see you!
Mrs. Anderson's junior high communication arts students please check your e-mail and Google Classroom for Zoom meeting information. See you tomorrow 4/22/20 on Zoom!
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd graders- Please check your email for the link to tomorrow’s Zoom meeting. Can’t wait to hear about the games you’ve been playing!
It’s “Whacky Wear” Day in 4th grade today! Get crazy with your hair, a silly hat or goofy outfit and join our Zoom meeting at 10:00 am this morning! Let’s have some fun! See you soon!
Parents of Mrs.Campbell's Kindergarten class...Please check your email for the link and password to tomorrow's (4/21) Zoom meeting at 1:00. Hope to see everyone there!
5th Graders ......Check your email for a ZOOM meeting with both classes this Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Krog are excited to see you!
A Yearbook is the perfect gift for the awesome student(s) in your life, no matter their age!! Don't miss out on pre-ordering a 2020 VISION book before April is over. Want to sponsor a student's copy? Contact Lauren Crews at firstname.lastname@example.org to order!
Ms. Maschmeier’s HS bio students, we are having another optional Zoom meeting at 2. Check the Google Classroom for information! If non-bio students want to join, email me!
5th graders---Sumdog contest starts today! Log in to your account and get started!!!
Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd Graders: A Sumdog contest started today and goes till 4/23. Login and play! I will give prizes to the Top 3!
REMINDER: Mrs. Clements 4th grade Zoom meeting is today at 11:30 am! Check your school email for login information! Email me if you have any questions! I can’t wait to see you!
Reminder: Mrs. Anderson's junior high communication arts students Zoom meetings today-link is in your Google Classroom. If you have questions email me! Hope to see you, and we might have some visitors!
Mrs. Anderson's junior high communication arts students please check your e-mail and Google Classroom for Zoom meeting information. See you tomorrow 4/16/20 on Zoom!
Mrs. Krog's 5th Graders/Parents check your email for the link for the next scheduled ZOOM meeting....Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd graders... Please check your email for the link and password to tomorrow’s (4/15) Zoom meeting at 10:30. Hope to see everyone there!
Here's chapters 4-5 of Bloom. This title is probably best suited for 6th grade and older. Content gets a bit scary. https://youtu.be/i_fyVPXfhZM
Please remember that at tonight's "Be the Light" for the Slater Seniors everyone needs to stay in their cars to stay in compliance with the Governor and CDC orders. Let's honor our seniors and honk away for 20 minutes!
KMMO is asking area teachers and students that didn't get to say their in person goodbyes or tell their favorite teacher 'thank you' this school year to voice record themselves doing so and submit it to WEB@KMMO.COM. They will air them and post them online. Thank you for the support and outlet, @KMMO!
Part 2 of Ghost Boys is ready! Remember this one is best suited for those 5th/6th grade and older. https://youtu.be/4sFLSmNLk30
Storytime is happening! You'll have to wait for Ms. Pointer to admit you to the meeting.
To honor our Senior Class - We are going to join the "Be the Light" campaign with other school districts in the state. On Friday, at 8:20, we will turn on the football and softball/baseball lights for 20 minutes to show support for the Class of 2020. You are invited to drive past the fields and honk your horns. Please remain in your vehicles in order to adhere to physical distancing guidelines.
Per Governor Parson's order today all Missouri Schools will not reopen for the remainder of this school year. We will continue with our remote learning; more info on this and other activities will be coming next week.
Parents of Mrs. Boggs’ 2nd graders: Please check your email for our Zoom meeting link and password. We will meet tomorrow (4/9) at 10:30 a.m. Hope to see everyone there!
Mrs. Krog's 5th graders/parents check your email for our Zoom meeting link and password. We will meet tomorrow at 2!!! Excited to see you!
ALL 4th graders and families, please check your student emails for our ZOOM meeting details for tomorrow! I can’t wait to see you! Mrs. Jacki Clements
7th graders! Check this out! I'd love to hang out with you! Tuesday 02:00 PM https://zoom.us/j/7544891787?pwd=cGtHUGtnczd6ZV Password: 331380
Here's a new book for older readers. Recommended best for 5th grade and older. Bloom by Kenneth Oppel https://youtu.be/Xm76izDj2Tc
IT'S WABBIT SEASON-April 10th, 8:00 am-6:00 pm and April 11th, 8:00 am-11:00 am. Look for "Somebunny" hiding in a window at Exchange Bank of MO in SLATER. If you find him, come through the drive-up to get a Special Easter treat!
Ghost Boys is best suited for 6th grade and older. Includes mild language and violence. This is a Truman Award Nominee for the 20-21 school year. https://youtu.be/FYXNyIxsS6I
A new episode of Storytime is now available! I hope you enjoy them. I'd love to hear from you! https://youtu.be/c3GsgPe23Yc
Slater Schools has the following positions open for the 2020-2021 school year: Band Teacher HS Math Teacher HS Language Arts Teacher Elementary Special Education Teacher Asst. Football Coach Please visit our web page at www.slaterschools.net for application or call Debbie Gonzalez, @ 660-529-2278, ext. 111.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF 4th GRADE STUDENTS: Please check your email and respond back to me as soon as possible! Thank you, Mrs. Jacki Clements
The final 3 chapters of The Newspaper Club are ready for viewing. I'll be adding more books soon. https://youtu.be/Guc8td_o6M0
It was fantastic to see some of our kiddos yesterday during Operation Wildcat Parade!!!! Check it out HERE: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1625684707
Burrell Behavioral Health Services is hosting a “Be Well Community” initiative on Facebook Live each day from 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM. In this time, anyone in the community can hop on for a general self-care check-in and engage in self-care activities. We would love for you all to join if you are interested.
Be watching for the Wildcat Teacher Caravan this morning starting at 10:30am. We will be traveling all around town to see our smiling student’s faces!
The Senior Class Sponsors and Admin.met today to discuss the options for the class trip. As of now, the trip has been moved to May 18-22 –staying in the same accommodations. If a student is unable to attend, he/she will be refunded their deposit. Thank you to our sponsors who have been working very hard to make this happen for the class – if you should have any questions, please feel free to give them or myself a call or email. Thank you, Debbie
Hello! Here is the link to Ch 4-6 of The Newspaper Club! I hope you're enjoying the book! https://youtu.be/CwtD02px7kw
Here's a book for the 3rd grade and older crew! Hope you enjoy it. This is chapters 1-3 of Beth Vrabel's new book, The Newspaper Club. https://youtu.be/m0R4BcbKXbI
I'm missing all my kiddos! I've decided to start sharing some stories. Check them out on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/ln4AShEOu_8
Need some fun activities and coloring pages? Check out this link. https://www.joshfunkbooks.com/stuff-for-kids
Mrs. Thomas' 5th graders need to check their school email. Hope you are all staying safe and healthy. Miss you!!!
4th Grade Families - Please check your emails and have your 4th graders check their emails as I am sending updates and information to all of you via your emails! Thank you kindly, Mrs. Jacki Clements
To my 4th graders (and anyone who needs a great story): Dan Gemeinhart is reading The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise. I have put his videos in a playlist on our YouTube channel. Go check it out! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIKg-mLgB-ycdoZj0dM4Kg
Seniors that did retakes. The pictures are now on line. Got leestudiophtography to see your pics. Please email me a number by morning (Monday, March 23rd @ 8 am.
After Prom meeting scheduled for March 19th has been canceled.
Wildcat Community Fitness Center will be closed until April 6, 2020. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Beginning tomorrow (Wed.),Power House Ministries will be in Slater for free breakfast and lunch to our students Breakfast - 9:00-10:00 am Lunch - Noon-1:00 pm @ the Housing Authority, C & R Markets, and the circle drive of the school. Thank you for your support of our students!
Freshmen Whole Hog Raffle drawing has been postponed until April; the winner will receive a phone call. We appreciate the support from families and community who have participated!!
Thank you: Prairie Farm for milk donations & the Slater Fire Dept. for delivery and storage Pastor Paul List @ Slater Baptist Church/ Slater Food Pantry for distributing our donated milk and Buddy Backpacks. I am so thankful to you for your continued support for our students!
County Health COVID-19 Update: *There are reports of scams out in the area to be aware of. *Continue to be proactive *No positive diagnosis yet in Saline County
Please note the Closing and Return date: School Closing March 18, 2020 - School Will Resume - April 6, 2020 - Please be advised this should NOT be considered a break, but as a time of containment.
Check out what's happening in the SHS Vocational Department with the seasonal newsletter HERE: https://www.smore.com/nb42j
The news is back with a quick run through of what's going on this week! Our normal length production will be back soon with a full cast. Casting note: Anchor Abby has moved to a different Business Class this semester. Check it out HERE: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1615222893
Seniors: Jostens will be here right after lunch today instead of 2 pm. We will still meet in Ms. Barb's office. Please report to 5th hour and I will all call you down.
Freshman-- all tickets and money are due TODAY for the whole hog raffle. Please turn them in to Ms. Drummond, Mrs. Goff or Ms. Barb. Thank you!
7th Grade Field Trip scheduled for tomorrow - Monday, March 17 has been postponed.
Seniors: Jostens will be at school tomorrow afternoon to deliver invitations and caps & gowns. If you owe a balance, it needs to be paid.
Seniors planning on taking retakes @ Lee's, please be sure to be at school tomorrow. The bus will take you to Lee's and bring you back. The bus will leave at 8:35 am.
Reminder: All seniors who are attending the senior trip and their parent/guardian need to attend the class meeting tonight at 6:30 in the cafeteria.
Art club is now 5:00pm on Thursdays. The calendar is posted outside the art room. The next project is hydro dipping, bring your items or paint a planter!
One more Book Fair ad from 6th grade: https://youtu.be/fVVKsJ967q0 If you want to shop the book fair online go to: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/alexanderelementaryschool7
At the request of some of the committee members, the prom committee meeting has been moved to Wednesday at 6:30 pm in Ms. Maschmeier’s rm. Parents are welcome if they want to join.
Seniors: Jostens will be here on Monday, March 16th @ 2 pm in Ms. Barb's office with caps & gowns and invitations. If you owe a balance you will need to have the money then or contact Jostens and pay them over the phone.
Reminder: After Prom Meeting for junior and senior parents tonight at 5:30 in the cafeteria.
Thursday March.5th is the last day to turn in Cats Cash Raffle tickets and money. Please turn in any money along with sold and unsold tickets to Barb by 3:00.
There will be a meeting for seniors who are attending the senior trip and their parents on Thursday March.12th at 6:30 in the cafeteria.
After Prom meeting for juniors, seniors and their parents will take place this Thursday March 5th at 5:30 in the cafeteria.
Juniors/Seniors: Please turn in After Prom Cats Cash tickets and Money to Barb ASAP.
Congratulations to the Slater High School Mixed Chorus for receiving an outstanding 2 rating at CMU's Music Festival large ensemble contest today.
Choir students - if you don't have your permission slips to give to Ms. Foreman at 11:45 when the second bus leaves you will not be going to CMU. Make sure you get them signed and brought in.
Reminder that tomorrow is Spring Picture Day! For JH Band students leaving at 7:30---The photographer will be set up and ready to go at 7:15 in the ECC!
Reminder: There will be a meeting for all 7th and 8th grade students interested in junior high track and field TONIGHT in the library at 5 P.M.
Reminder - All band contest soloists for Friday need to stay after school tomorrow to practice with the accompanist.
Info for this week’s District BB games in Smithton: - Monday 24th - 4 Girls games (4:30, 5:45, 7:00, 8:15) - Tuesday 25th - 4 Boys games (4:30, 5:45, 7:00, 8:15) - Wednesday 26th - 2 Girls Semifinals (6:00, 7:30) - Thursday 27th - 2 Boys Semifinals (6:00, 7:30) - Saturday 29th - Championship games (1:00, 2:45) Game Times: We will never start a game prior to its posted start time. (per MSHSAA) Admission: $5 for age 6 and above, no senior citizen passes (per MSHSAA) Go Wildcats!!
The Courtwarming Dance will begin at 9:00 in the Cafeteria. Students, please enter through the Morgan Street breezeway door.
Choir students, Please meet in the band room at 5:50 to warmup for the National Anthem.
Juniors - we are still in need of people to help with the second and third shifts in the concession stand. Second shift is from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm and third shift is from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
Courtwarming shirts are in! Stop by the concession stand after 3:30 to pick yours up if you ordered ahead of time, or buy a shirt if you didn't have a chance to pre-order.
Sixth graders will be returning to school around 3 pm.
Juniors - We need people to sign up for tomorrow's concession stand. There are currently no names on Ms. Maschmeier's sign-up sheet and it is going to be a busy afternoon with it being the last game. Remember that you can ask/volunteer a parent to work as well.
There will be a meeting for all seventh and eighth grade students interested in participating in junior high track on Thursday, February 27th in the library at 5:00 P.M.
Due to sickness and basketball games there will be no STAC rehearsal this week, take this time to study lines and begin working on memorization.
Reminder NHS will meet tomorrow morning at 7:15!
Last day to order your court warming shirts, get one now before it's too late! https://slatercourtwarming20.itemorder.com/
Only a few more days to get your court warming shirts to support the junior class and our wildcats in the games next week. https://slatercourtwarming20.itemorder.com/
After Prom Parent meeting for Junior and Senior parents tonight at 5:30 in the cafeteria.
Slater Schools will be closed tomorrow -Thursday, Feb 13 -Stay warm, see you Friday.
JV Basketball games at Marshall tonight have been postponed.
Due to the early dismissal there will be no theater rehearsal this afternoon.
Due to weather- Slater Schools will have an 11:30 early release today (2/12) and a 10:00 late start tomorrow morning (2/13).
After prom meeting for all junior and senior parents this Thursday Feb.13th at 5:30 in the cafeteria.
Round Three- the link will close FEBRUARY 17th so any orders need to be submitted before next Monday please. Sorry for the confusion!
Clarification- the link for the court warming shirts will close on April 17th so any orders need to be placed before then.
Here is a link that you can follow to order a court warming shirt from the Junior Class. Orders need to be submitted by Monday, April 17th so we can get the shirts for next Friday's game. Thank you in advance from the Junior Class! https://slatercourtwarming20.itemorder.com/
KMMO will be broadcasting the varsity girls and boys basketball games starting at 6 pm tonight from Slater.
STAC MEMBERS - There will be no rehearsal this afternoon due to conflicting schedules with basketball concession stand.
Slater Schools will have a 10:00 a.m. late start tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Doors will open at 9:45 - elementary will have breakfast in the classroom.
Wednesday's menu for breakfast and lunch will replace Thursday's menu.
Due to weather, Slater Schools will not be in session today, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
Tonights basketball game at Sweet Springs has been postponed due to weather.
Junior class - the first game/shift has been cancelled. If you are able to work the last shift (4:30-6:00) please plan on doing so, no one has signed up.
The cast lists for the spring STAC production have been posted outside Mr. Meyer's and Ms. Maschmeier's rooms. Please check the list and report for rehearsals beginning next Monday.
Slater Schools will not be in session tomorrow, Friday, Jan 24. Stay safe and see you Monday!
The Academic Team match this afternoon in Madison has been postponed.
All activities planned for tonight have been cancelled at Slater Schools.
Due to weather conditions, Slater Schools will be releasing at 11:30 today.
Menu change for today-Turkey Sandwich, cheese stick, corn, applesauce, milk
Today's breakfast will be cereal, milk, goldfish and fruit.
Late Start Reminder-today school will begin at 10:00 am-doors will open at 9:45 am. Elementary will still be served breakfast in the classroom. Please dress warm-see you soon!
Reminder - STAC Students, the auditions for the spring show are tomorrow afternoon in the auditorium right after school.
Due to the cold temperatures, Slater Schools will have a 10:00 am late start. Elementary will still have breakfast in the classroom.
The JV Basketball Shootout at Santa Fe scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled.
Due to weather, Slater Schools will not be in session tomorrow -Friday, Jan. 17-Stay safe.
Overdue notices went out today. If your child has already returned the book on the note please disregard. Sometimes the notes and books cross paths.
STAC students, we will be hosting auditions for our spring show next Tuesday right after school.
Menu Change for lunch on Friday: Pizza Fruit Baby Carrots
Reminder- there will be a junior class meeting for parents and students this evening in Ms. Maschmeier's room at 7.
7th-12th grade STAC students please come to Mr. Meyer's room after school tomorrow for a meeting about this springs show if you're able.
Junior class sponsors would like to have a meeting with parents and students on Wednesday at 7 pm, after the booster meeting, in Ms. Maschmeier's room. We will be discussing plans for the Wildcat Classic concessions.