• Superintendent DeMuth

     

     

     

     

      Dear MCCSC Parent/Guardians,

    On behalf of our Board of School Trustees and the entire staff, thank you for a most rewarding 2018-2019 school year. We are excited to begin 2019-2020 as we continue to celebrate your children – our students and their many accomplishments!

    At MCCSC, we are committed to providing a world-class education to ALL students in a safe, nurturing and accepting environment. The opportunity to serve this community in educating our youth is a privilege and honor and we are so very proud that you chose the MCCSC to ENGAGE, EMPOWER and EDUCATE your child.

    Please know that school safety continues to be a top priority. In addition to the many safety protocols, plans and procedures, we have limited controlled access points, buzzer access for patrons, corporation resource and security officers. Our social workers, counselors, and staff continue training to meet with social emotional needs of our students.

    Over the 2018-2019 school year, we have celebrated many achievements of our students and staff. Listed below are a few of the highlights which makes MCCSC a leader in Indiana education.

    • MCCSC Reimagined Tri-North Middle School and broke ground on the new facility that is scheduled to open for the 2021-2022 school year.

    • Our new Early Learning Center opened and served children 6-weeks to 4-years of age.

    • MCCSC Tip Line was initiated which can be accessed on the MCCSC website.

    • MCCSC continues to be a Common-Sense Certified District: Digital Citizenship corporation.

    • MCCSC continued the SEL program as a result of a $1,000,000 Lilly Grant. The Second Steps Curriculum was implemented in elementary schools as part of our Social Emotional Learning Instruction.

    • MCCSC added 34 STEM related clubs including Robotics, Coding, Engineering, and Maker Clubs.

    • MCCSC implemented a Ready Schools Design Thinking Process and will have STEM fellows in every school this school year.

    • Childs, University, Unionville, Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, and Bloomington South were named Four Star Schools.

    • Unionville Elementary E.A.R.T.H curriculum was trademarked and recognized as an IDOE STEM Certified School.

    • Unionville Elementary was nominated as a National Blue Ribbon school.

    • Unionville Elementary was awarded 2018 Outdoor Lab of the Year by the Indiana Tree Farm Committee.

    • MCCSC hosted the 3rd Annual Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) Career and STEM Expo.

    • MCCSC held the 2nd Annual Maker Mill Challenge and Showcase, in partnership with IU Health. Fourth grade students from University Elementary won the overall award for their design of a reading treehouse which will be built in the children’s wing of the new hospital.

    • Bloomington North and South were recipients of the GreatSchool of College Success Award for a successful record of graduating student who enroll and complete their second year of college. Bloomington North and South were once again recognized at the IDOE Indiana Advanced Placement reception for having at least 25% of the graduating class cohort earning a score of 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.

    • MCCSC Beginning Band went from a pilot program of several schools, to every elementary student being offered the opportunity to participate.

    • Clear Creek and Summit Elementary expanded their Dual Language Immersion programs.

    • MCCSC Computer Science was fully implemented during the school year and included a pilot App Challenge in 6th grade at Childs, Lakeview, Grandview and Binford Elementary.

    • MCCSC provided Implicit Bias, Microaggression, and Suicide Prevention training to MCCSC faculty.

    • The Class of 2019 included seventeen National Merit Finalists, four National Merit Scholars, two Lilly Scholars, three Next Generation Hoosier Scholars, three Wells Scholars, sixty-two Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars, thirty-eight AP Scholar Honors, forty AP Scholars with Distinction, and seven National AP Scholars.

    • The Class of 2019 also earned over 6.3 million dollars in scholarships.

    • Many of our athletic teams and ECA groups received local, state and national recognition.

    • Many of our staff members have received local, state and national recognition while also serving as professional development presenters and speakers

    We look forward to opening day, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Please check our website for updated information regarding registration, school supply lists, food service, transportation and other items you may find useful as we begin the new school year.

    Thank you for choosing the Monroe County Community School Corporation and have a most rewarding 2019- 2020 school year!

    Proud to be MCCSC,

     

    Dr. Judith DeMuth Superintendent of Schools