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Hello, Eagles! Here's what's happening at McAlpine this week. Don't forget to complete the Daily Sympton Checker and Bus Rider Attestation Forms if you are attending school in-person. There is a link in the newsletter "Important In-person Information" that will answer many, if not all, of the questions you may have about returning to school in-person. There is also a link to a recording of last week's Town Hall and PTO meeting. 
Monday - Rotation A in-person
Tuesday - Rotation A in-person
Wednesday - All students remote - Early Release Day
Thursday - Rotation B in-person
Friday - Rotation B in-person

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
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.
Town Hall and PTO Meeting Video Link
General PTO Meeting Slides
Important In-Person Information
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.

NOTE: All yearbook sales will be conducted online. Unfortunately we will not be able to accept any in-school yearbook orders this year. If you have any questions, please send email to
Click here to order your yearbook!
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. 

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
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

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
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.
• Select “Start Your Ad” and follow the prompts.

To reserve your space in the yearbook, please create and submit by February 1, 2021.
Someone Special Week
We hope you all enjoyed Someone Special Week!  Below are a few of the pictures shared. Join us on Facebook to see many more! Thank you to those who have already shared. Please keep sending those smiles! Post those smiles in the McAlpine Facebook group and email them to

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
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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