LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - JUNE 1: Due to inclement weather this past January and February, the District closed school a total of five days. This time off is required by the State of Missouri to be made up to ensure students receive the proper amount of instructional time. The last day of school will now be Friday, June 1, 2018, and is a half day for students. There will be no school Monday, May 28 in recognition of Memorial Day. Attendance is vital to your student's success. Please ensure they attend class through the end of the year.
COMING SOON . . . Preschool Screening & Enrollment - On Monday, April 23rd, Tuesday, April 24th, Wednesday, May 2nd and Thursday, May 3rd scheduled screenings for children ages 3-5 will be held and enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year will follow if the child meets age eligibility. (Children ages birth to 2 will be screened by appointment in a private setting.) A variety of appointment times are available. Beginning March 19th, call (816) 316-8560 between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm to schedule your appointment. Screening/Enrollment will be held at Burke Campus, 11115 Bennington Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64134. If the child is age eligible (turns 4 on or before July 31, 2018) the parent will need to bring the following documentation to complete enrollment: lease or mortgage statement; 2 current utilities (electric, water, gas) within the last 30 days; immunization record; birth certificate; student social security number; and 2 emergency contacts names, phone numbers and addresses. If you have any questions, please call (816) 316-8500.
GET YOUR FMECC YEARBOOK!!! For the very first time, FMECC is producing a yearbook for the 2017-2018 school year! The cost is $12.00 and there are two convenient ways to order: 1) Fill out the order form that was sent home in your student's backpack and return it to school (checks or money orders made out to FMECC); or 2) order on-line at ybpay.lifetouch.com (our yearbook ID code is 13459918). The deadline to order a yearbook is Friday, March 16, 2018. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to preserve your student's treasured memories!! If you have any questions, please call (816) 316-8500.
WINTER WEATHER HAS ARRIVED! We ask all parents to review HMC-1's protocol for closing or delaying the opening of school due to snow and inclement weather. This is especially important because this year, it includes important information regarding 2-hour late starts. To review our process, where closure/late start information will be posted, and more, read our Inclement Weather Protocol.
PARENTS: It is time for our annual AdvancEd survey. This is your opportunity to provide important feedback on your child’s classroom environment, school/district leadership, safety, and more. We value your opinion and strongly encourage you to complete the survey by October 31. Click here to complete the survey now.
CONGRATULATIONS to teacher Sarah Sanfilippo for winning $500.00 and 500 bonus points for her classroom library from the 2017 Scholastic Book Clubs and James Patterson Partnership Giveaway!! Ms. Sarah's application was chosen from more than 82,000 entries!! We salute Ms. Sarah's commitment to building a great classroom library and ensuring her students will have great books to read!!
#ATTENDANCEMATTERS: HMC-1 is taking on chronic absences through our “Let’s Be Present…Attendance Matters” campaign. Throughout September, you will receive information and tips on ensuring your student is at school. If you think missing a day here or there won’t matter, think again. Absences add up quickly. By missing just one day every two weeks, you would be on track to miss nearly a month of school for the year! Click here to learn more.