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The safety of our students is our top priority. Due to this, all visitors and volunteers are required to show picture ID and sign in on our Keep-n-Track computer system before receiving a guest badge to enter the building.
Fill out the Volunteer/School Access Application
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 School News and Updates


Kindergarten Early Registration for 2016-2017 School Year
The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will hold early registration for children entering kindergarten on the below dates and times.

Tuesday, February 2
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday, April 8
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 10
1 – 5 p.m.
Monday, May 9
1 – 5 p.m.

To be eligible for public kindergarten in St. Johns County, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County. To register for first grade, children must be 6 years old on or before September 1 and have documentation of successful completion of kindergarten. Parents must register children at the school where they are zoned for the 2016-2017 school year. To find your school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator .

Requirements for registration:
✓    Birth certificate
✓    Documentation of a health examination performed within one year of   enrollment
✓    Proof of completed required immunizations on Form DH680
✓    Proof of residence per the Residency and Guardianship Policy

Parents are encouraged to register early so that schools can adequately prepare for the new school year. Contact the Student Services Department at 547-7598 for additional information on registration and zoning.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call us at (904) 547-8453


Click here for a copy of the Hardship Transfer letter from Dr. Joyner.


Jumprope for Heart is Now!
Thank you for supporting this annual heart healthy, Physical Education community service project!

Jump Rope for heart


 2016-2017 Murray Middle School Center for the Arts
MMS Showcase 2016
Registration Information

Current Fifth Grade Students may apply online for R.J. Murray Middle School’s Center for the Arts Program beginning January 21st thru February 8th.

Parents and students are invited to attend Center for the Art Information Nights taking place on January 28th and February 2nd at 6 PM at Murray.

Auditions will take place at Murray on February 5th.

If you need additional information, please visit our website or email Carole Dickens at Carol.Dickens@stjohns.k12.fl.us

Important Dates:
January 21 Online Registration Begins
January 28 Parent Information Night 6PM
February 2 Parent Information Night 6PM
February 5 Auditions
February 8 Online Registration Closes


February is Dental Health Month!IMG_7746
Dr. Marcia Nemecek visits Kindergarten classrooms to learn practicing good dental hygiene.

 


Character Counts!
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January’s Pillar
Respect
   Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements


“The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.”
-Steve Hall


Our Manatees are the B.E.S.T!
They remember to Be Respectful, Engaged, Safe and Trustworthy.


Mason is AVID Strong!  Find out how the AVID system is helping our students prepare for a successful future! Click here for more information about how the AVID system is being implemented in your child’s classroom.
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Partner with Pedro Paths @Mason
We are looking for Mason parents and community members who are willing to share about their careers with our Mason students!
Please send an email to pwppatmason@outlook.com if you work in any of the following fields and would be willing to share about your career:
Architectural Drafting
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Masonry
Business
Finance
Medical and Health
Military
Law Enforcement
First Responders


Important New Documents for Families

Mason Assessment Calendar
District PIP 2015-2016
PARENT-RESOURCE-GUIDE-2015-2016
FSA Nights for Elementary

NEW Important information regarding upcoming ELL testing:
ParentGuardianLetterEnglish
ParentGuardianLetterSpanish


Safety Reminder for Families:
We no longer accept phone call transportation changes for our students.
We must receive a written request in your child’s planner (or written separately on a piece of paper) or by fax to 904.547.8445. Please include a phone number where you can be reached. All requests must be made by 2:00 PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and by 1:00 PM on Wednesdays. Please note that requests to to ride a different bus are subject to seating availability and must be approved by the bus driver. This policy has been put in place to ensure that only parents or legal guardians request transportation changes. You will be called to verify a change that is sent in by fax. Please address any concerns to our administration.


2015-16 Student Supply Lists
PreK-VPK Supply List
Kindergarten Supply List
1st Grade Supply List
2nd Grade Supply List
3rd Grade Supply List
4th Grade Supply List
5th Grade Supply List

2015-16 Registration Documents


Food and Nutrition Services Information

Michelle Gatchell, Food and Nutrition Manager
904.547.8456

Meal Prices and Account Information
Breakfast and Lunch Menus
Free and Reduced Lunch Information
PayPams
Sanitation and Health Department Information


Transportation Information
Bus Routes


FREE Office 365 ProPlus for your student is available now!
Click here for more information:

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Contact your student’s homeroom teacher for login information.


Order your Manatee Spirit Wear Today

Visor Teal T-Shirt Gray T-Shirt Drawstring Backpack Baseball Cap V-Neck Adult T-Shirt

spirit wear order form


Congratulations to our Mason Manatee SSYRA Battle of the Books Team for winning the St. Johns District South Battle last year!
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School Policies
Student Arrivals and Departures
Student Access Times:  8:00am – 3:00pm (2:00pm)
Parent drop off time begins at 8:00 AM and students must be in class no later than 8:30 a.m.  If your student does not arrive in parent drop off in time to get to class before the tardy bell rings at 8:30 a.m., you are required to walk your child in to the front office and sign him/her in. Breakfast is not served after 8:25 a.m.  If your student arrives at school after this time, please make sure he/she has already had breakfast. *Student checkouts or transportation changes are not allowed after 2:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday AND after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Changes this late in the school day become confusing and may result in students not being placed appropriately. Please be sensitive to this issue and arrange any changes in transportation prior to 2:30 p.m. Please address any questions to Administration.

Attendance and Tardies 
Attendance is extremely important for students to be successful at our school. It is also important that students arrive at school on time and ready to learn! Parents are encouraged to utilize school bus transportation.

Click the image below to see our Manatee Essentials Chart for more information about our Student Code of Conduct and school expectations.

Manatee Essentials

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