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Hello, Eagles! Here's what's happening at McAlpine this week. Don't forget to complete the Daily Symptom Checker and Bus Rider Attestation Forms if you are attending school in-person. 
Monday - Rotation A in-person
Tuesday - Rotation A in-person
Wednesday - All students remote & Virtual Parent Math Night 6:30 - 7:30pm - details below
Thursday - Rotation B in-person
Friday - Rotation B in-person

Save these dates!
March 1st - 5th - College & Career Readiness Week - details below - parent participation is needed!
March 1st - Rotation A Picture Day
March 4th - Rotation B Picture Day
March 15th - Deadline for 5th grade yearbook dedication
March 17th - Eagle Night Out 
March 17th - 26th - Dance Fit Boosterthon 
April 1st - Deadline for yearbook photo submissions
April 1st - 9th - Spring Break

Have a great week!
Your McAlpine PTO

To find the Daily Symptom Checker, go to our school webpage .and there is a gray button on the left side that says daily symptoms screener. Also, the green letter sent to home had the QR code that you can scan. Just need your child 10 digit student ID.
Daily Sympton Screener
Bus Rider Attestation

Smile! It's school picture day!
March 1st - Rotation A
March 4th - Rotation B
Remote students should receive a sign up link.

If your student misses their day or cannot make any of the times in the sign up link, you can also upload your own photo. Click below for instructions.
Upload your own photo!
Don’t miss the opportunity to give your student this historic keepsake they will cherish forever! 

DEADLINE: To guarantee your student a copy of the yearbook, order by April 11, 2021.

If you have any questions, please send email to
Click here to order your yearbook!
5th Grade Yearbook Dedication
Surprise your 5th grader with a special dedication in the yearbook celebrating their very last year of elementary school. Share your favorite memory or best wishes for middle school along with your favorite picture.

• Click on the link above or scan the QR code on the flier linked here.
• Select “Start Your Ad” and follow the prompts.

To reserve your space in the yearbook, please create and submit by March 15, 2021.
We need your help more this year more than ever. Please consider sharing your pictures of your students with us for consideration in the yearbook. We want to see what they’re up to and capture it all in this year’s yearbook! It’s super easy to share from your phone or your computer!

HOW TO SHARE PHOTOS: Upload photos at OR download the HJeSHARE app Enter school code: mcalpine

DEADLINE: The last day to submit photos for consideration in the yearbook will be April 1, 2021. 
Congratulations, Mrs. Rayson and Ms. Whitehead! McAlpine's Teacher of the Year and Teacher Assistance of the Year! 

In just 4 weeks, we’ll kick off our McAlpine Eagles Dance Fit on Wednesday, 3/17!

We have 3 goals for this year program:
1. Bringing our school community together for some FUN! 
2. Inspiring our students to be active and activate their character building
3. Raising funds to support our school’s needs

All students will participate in the McAlpine Eagles Dance Fit, regardless of financial participation. We will also be following our school safety guidelines to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone. We appreciate your support more than you know. More details to come as we get closer to kickoff!

The first week of March is College and Career Readiness Week and we need YOUR help! Parents should create a brief Flipgrid video to be shared at the weekly assembly. In this video please share:
  1. What your job is/What you do in your job
  2. What education/skills it took to get the job? (college, trade school, etc)
  3. What made you figure out that you wanted to do this job/Something you love that you get to do because of your job
Click below to create your video. We encourage everyone to participate and look forward to seeing your flipgrids!
Create your flipgrid here
Below is a link to last week's McAlpine Town Hall and General PTO Meeting and the PTO slides. There is a lot of great information here regarding back to in-person learning and upcoming events. There is also a link to a google document with lots of great information on procedures and policies for in-person learning. Please take a few minutes to click on each of these links.
Important In-Person Information
Town Hall and PTO Meeting Video Link
General PTO Meeting Slides

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has a lot to offer this month! This month we are focusing on self-care and emotion regulation at the Library, an extremely beneficial skill for students and caregivers. We also continue to focus on our Black Lives Matter programming, with additional programs for Black History month this February. Visit the calendar by clicking below to join events such as Parent Lunch and Learn sessions, which occur weekly at the Library for parents to practice a little self-care by connecting with

One program in particular to highlight is our weekly “i can read Black stories” Storytime, available every Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. This Storytime features books that center around characters who are Black or people of color, offers strategies to foster conversations about equity and inclusivity, and encourages early literacy skill development and a love of books and reading in your child. 
CM Library Calendar
February School Menu

Meal Bundle Distribution - January 2021

Weekly pick-up of meal bundles will continue on Wednesdays in February from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at select pick-up locations across the district. Meal bundle pick-up dates are February 3, February 10, February 17 and February 24View pick up locations here.

February Menu

The specials area team (art, media, music, and PE) has a newsletter!  This contains media updates, weekly materials needed for art, etc. Click below to access this week's newsletter.

Specials Area Newsletter

Where are your PTO dollars going? Thank you to everyone who has generously donated to McAlpine. In case you missed the PTO meeting last week, the attached has updated budget details as well as some of the purchased being made with your dollars. 
PTO Meeting Slides 2/10
Join us on Facebook @McAlpine PTO. The McAlpine PTO Facebook page. This is a closed group so you must answer the security questions to be admitted. 
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