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Hello, Eagles! Here's what's happening at McAlpine this week. 

Wednesday - World Read Aloud Day (details below)
Friday - 5th Grade Parents - SCMS Coffee with the Principal - 9am (details below)

Save these dates!
February 10th - Virtual school informational meeting and PTO General Assembly - details coming soon
February 11th - Eagle Night Out - Jersey Mikes 
February 17th - Early Release

Have a great week!
Your McAlpine PTO
Save the date for our next Eagles Night Out at Jersey Mike's in Stonecrest on Thursday, February 11th from 4-8pm! 25% of all sales will go back to the McAlpine PTO. See you there! 
Attention 5th Grade Parents:
South Charlotte Middle School
February 5th at 9:00am
Introductions, FAQs, and registration info
World Read Aloud day is February 3rd, and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library plans to celebrate all day by having Library staff members share their favorite stories from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. They plan to stream their stories live on Facebook and YouTube simultaneously! The attached document shares YouTube links and book titles for each hour.

They also want to remind families that they have one on one virtual Reading Buddy sessions, as well as one on one Tutoring and Enrichment appointments available morning, afternoon, and evenings with our Library staff members.  Families can sign up by visiting:

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
Please join us in congratulating Yanci Martinez on being awarded the McAlpine Eagle Excellence Award for the 2nd Quarter! She was chosen by the staff and teachers for all of her hard work and dedication! 
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
Share your Spirit Week pictures! Post those smiles in the McAlpine Facebook group and email them to

We need to work TOGETHER to help your child memorize their multiplication facts. They can memorize 144 facts if they follow these 6 Rules. The Fastest Way to Learn Multiplication (video)

Rule 1: Multiply By One- Anything times one is that number. 

Rule 2: Multiply By Ten- Zero is the Hero- Take the number you start with and add a zero.

Rule 3: Multiply By Eleven- Multiply a single digit by 11, it just duplicates itself. 

Rule 4: Multiply by Two- Double the number /or/ Skip count by 2s 

Rule 5: Multiply by Five- Skip count by 5s

Rule 6: Multiply by Nine- There is a finger trick /or/ The product must equal 9. 

Ways to Use Flashcards to Study

With the new school semester starting the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council wanted to be a familiar support system for your staff, students, and families.  Partnering with Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council means providing a high quality, girl-centered, and girl-led experience for tomorrow’s leaders and change-makers right at McAlpine Elementary.

We are excited to announce the upcoming virtual opportunities, including openings in the new Virtual Series Troop 2973! 

In Troop 2973, girls of all ages will embark on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience with weekly virtual meetings hosted by experienced Girl Scout leaders and have the opportunity to participate in other Council-wide activities! All actives are geared toward helping girls build a strong foundation in the areas of:

• Financial Literacy
• Healthy Living
• STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
• Outdoors

Cost is $25 per girl and includes annual Girl Scout membership. Full & Partial Financial Assistance is available for membership fees & supplies. Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council serves all girls in Mecklenburg, Union, Anson, Cabarrus, Montgomery, Stanly, Rowan, and York (SC) counties.
Girl Scout Information
Click below for a calendar of McAlpine building hours the next couple of week.
McAlpine Building Coverage
**One letter makes a $big$ difference! **
Make sure your AmazonSmile account is linked to our PTO, not PTA!
Lots of people have been notifying us that they are getting a message from AmazonSmile that their charity is not supported by AmazonSmile. You simply need to switch your chosen charity from the old McAlpine PTA to PTO!
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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