SCHOOL CALENDAR REMINDER: Friday, April 12, 2024 is an Early Dismissal-Staff Development Day for Montevideo Public Schools.
3 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
School Calendar Reminder
HONK! HONK! HONK! Come on down (and don't be strangers) to the Hollywood on Main to see the Montevideo Middle School Musical Departments production of HONK Jr. This heartwarming, award-winning musical is a modern telling of the Ugly Duckling tale with a few twists, turns, and delightful characters met along the ugly duckling's journey. Two performances at the Hollywood on Main, Montevideo, Minnesota Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th at 7:00PM Purchase your tickets at the door: Adults - 8$, Students - $5 Come out to support our incredibly hardworking students in their production of Honk! Jr.
3 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Honk Jr. Musical
Due to a water pipe burst, the Hawks Nest will be closed today. There is no Junior Thunder Hawks, Small World Nursery, or Childcare. We apologize for the inconvenience and we'll keep families informed about the status for tomorrow.
3 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! We are proud to shine this week’s spotlight on Shantel Syring, Special Education Paraprofessional at Sanford Elementary School. This is Shantel’s 4th year working for the school district. Shantel loves spending quality time with her children and fiancé. They often embark on trips to museums, zoos, or any activity that allows the kids to release their energy. Shantel is currently pursuing her dream of becoming an elementary teacher. She is set to graduate from Ridgewater College this spring and will continue her education at SMSU in the summer. She has two awesome boys, Dominic (9) and Jorge (3). Shantel finds joy in cooking, baking, reading, and exploring new destinations on road trips. She is grateful for the opportunity to work in the school district, and that is the reason for her wanting to become an elementary school teacher. We’re happy to have you on our team, Shantel! Thank you for your dedication and support to our staff and students! #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
4 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Syring Staff Spotlight
Students carefully crafted "Face Jugs" made by Mr. Van Sickle's Advanced Ceramics class are on display at Mind Your Business! Take a stroll by to see these unique creations.
5 days ago, Montevideo High School
Mind Your Business - downtown Monte
Advanced Ceramics - Face Jugs
Advanced Ceramics - Face Jugs
History of Face Jugs
Reminder - Join us tonight for the elementary spring music programs! Ramsey at 6:00 p.m. and Sanford at 7:15 p.m. at the Montevideo High School Gymnasium. We hope to see you there!
6 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Elementary Spring Music Program
Happy National School Librarian Day! We appreciate the work of our school library staff in each of our schools: •MHS - Gabi Van Sickle •MMS - Allie Virnig •MES - Karla Peterson and Jessica Cantu Thank you for all you do for our students and staff!
10 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
School Librarian Day
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! We are proud to shine this week’s spotlight on Kristi Arndt! Kristi is the Special Education Assessment Coordinator for Montevideo Public Schools, and this is her fifth year in the district. Kristi’s hometown is Clinton, Minnesota. She graduated high school from Ortonville, Minnesota. Kristi received her undergraduate degree from SMSU in Marshall, Minnesota in K-6 Elementary Education and received additional special education licensures from NSU in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She received her Masters of Special Education from SMSU. Kristi has two daughters and a son. Kortni is studying for her Physical Therapy Assistant certification; Kenadi is a senior at Minneota High School, and she will be attending Bethany Lutheran where she will continue playing basketball and pursue a career in elementary education; Kyson is a sophomore at Minneota and loves to play football, wrestle and play baseball. Kristi’s favorite hobbies are attending her kids' events, reading and relaxing by a campfire with family and friends. A fun fact about Kristi is she taught first grade with De De Epema in the Hendricks school district, Hendricks, MN. Kristi says, “I love coming to work everyday and being part of the Thunder Hawk community!” We’re happy to have you on our team, Kristi! Thanks for all you do for our staff, students and families! #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
11 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Staff Spotlight Arndt
Happy Paraprofessional Appreciation Day 2024! Paraprofessional Appreciation Day is celebrated the first Wednesday in April each year. THANK YOU to our paraprofessionals for the work you do each day to support our students, teachers, and schools! Enjoy your day!
11 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Para Appreciation Day
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! We are proud to shine this week’s spotlight on Patrick Mauel. Patrick is our Head Custodian at the Montevideo Middle School. Patrick’s hometown is Appleton, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Maryland, and he served in the United States Air Force. Patrick and his wife Colleen have been married almost 11 years, and they have one daughter, Amelia. Outside of work, Patrick enjoys his walks with Amelia and playing Legos, board games and drawing with her. He enjoys traveling with his wife and going to concerts with her. Some of Patrick’s hobbies include wood carving, model making, painting and reading. Patrick enjoys coming to work at the middle school. He says the staff are truly great and a pleasure to work with, and the students are fun, polite and a joy to be around. A fun fact about Patrick is that he speaks Korean (although he may be a little rusty at it now). Thank you, Patrick, for taking such good care of our school, staff and students! Your dedication, tireless work, and attention to detail is greatly appreciated. #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
18 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Staff Spotlight Patrick Mauel
Due to the weather, Montevideo Public Schools will be closed today, Tuesday, March 26th. This will be an E-learning day. No Head Start, Small World Preschool, ECSE, Community Ed or school activities. Thunder Hawk Care will be closing at 4 p.m.
19 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Weather Related announcement
Due to the weather, Montevideo Public Schools will be opening 2 hours late tomorrow, Tuesday, March 26th. No morning sessions of ECSE, Small World Preschool or Community Ed activities. Thunder Hawk Care will be opening at 7 a.m.
19 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Weather Related announcement
Due to the weather, Montevideo Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, March 25th, 2024. This will be an E-learning day. No Head Start, Small World preschool, ECSE, Community Ed or school activities. Thunder Hawk Care will be opening at 7 a.m.
20 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Weather Related announcement
SCHOOL CALENDAR REMINDER: March 27: Early Dismissal Day March 28: Staff Development Day - No School for Students March 29-April 1: Spring Break - No School
24 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
School Calendar Reminder
Mark your calendar! Coming soon...the 23rd Annual Montevideo Middle and High School Flood of Jazz Undercover! Tickets on sale starting April 1st!
25 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Flood of Jazz
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! This week we are proud to shine the staff spotlight on Valeric Villalta! Valeric works at Ramsey Elementary School as a Family & Community Liaison. Valeric grew up in La Libertad Comayagua, Honduras, and moved to Montevideo when she was 11 years old. Valeric is a Montevideo High School graduate, and she is continuing her education at Minnesota West Community & Technical College where she will graduate from this spring. She plans to attend SMSU in Marshall to further her education and pursue a degree as an ELL teacher. Outside of work, Valeric loves being a Thunder Hawk and helping at school and around the community by interpreting for families and friends. Her favorite hobby is going to the gym. Your dedication and hard work is truly appreciated, Valeric! Thanks for all you do for our families and Thunder Hawk community! #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
25 days ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Staff Spotlight Villalta
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! We are proud to shine this week’s spotlight on Gabi Van Sickle! Gabi is our librarian at the Montevideo High School. Gabi grew up throughout Minnesota and North Carolina. She lives in Granite Falls, Minnesota, and she is a Yellow Medicine East High School graduate. Outside of work, you can find Gabi spending time with her family and friends, or with her nose in a book! She also loves to bake and make crafty things. Gabi says, “I can easily say that I love my job. The students and staff are welcoming, kind, and always there for each other. Building relationships over the past two years with smart and funny students has definitely been my favorite part of being a part of the Thunder Hawk community. Come say ‘hi’ and talk about books with me sometime!” Thanks for being a keeper of books, guardian of knowledge, search engine and so much more, Gabi! We appreciate you! #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
about 1 month ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Staff Spotlight Gabi
STAFF SPOTLIGHT Let’s get to know our Thunder Hawk staff! We are proud to shine this week’s spotlight on Bob Foley! Bob is a math teacher at the Montevideo High School. He is an assistant football coach, assistant girls' basketball coach, and a driver’s education teacher. This is Bob’s seventh year working for the district. Bob’s hometown is Philip, South Dakota. He graduated from Northern State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He attended Hamline University for Physics Licensure, SMSU for a Master's degree in Math Education, and St. Cloud State University for Driver's Education. Bob and his wife Joan have three kids; Keely, sophomore at MN State-Fergus Falls, Kiera, a senior at MHS, and Keenan, an 8th grader at MMS. Bob's hobbies are camping with family in the Black Hills, hunting, and attending his kids' activities. We are grateful to have you on our team, Bob! Thanks for your hard work and dedication to teaching and coaching! #StaffSpotlight #greatemployees #staffappreciation
about 1 month ago, Montevideo Public Schools
Staff Spotlight Bob Foley
Happy School Social Work Week! This week we shine a spotlight on the dedicated professionals who play a pivotal role in enhancing the well-being and success of students across the nation. We celebrate and recognize the dedication and tireless efforts of school social workers, whose commitment to fostering positive school environments directly impacts students, administrators, teachers, parents, and the community at large. A special shoutout to the incredible school social workers in our school district making a positive impact every day! #SSWWeek2024 #ImpactInTheMaking #PearlsOfWisdom #HawkPride Char Dahl – Montevideo High School Todd Swedzinski – Montevideo Middle School Susan Marcinkowski – Montevideo Middle School Morgan Lenning – Sanford Elementary School Kris Kirkeby – Ramsey Elementary School Marissa Webb - MVALC
about 1 month ago, Montevideo Public Schools
School Social Work Week
SCHOOL CALENDAR REMINDER Friday, March 8 is an Early Dismissal-Staff Development Day. Sunday, March 10 is Daylight Saving Time. Spring ahead!
about 1 month ago, Montevideo Public Schools
School Calendar Reminder