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MCCSC Newsletter February 23, 2024

Posted Date: 2/23/24 (11:07 AM)

MCCSC District Newsletter -  February 23, 2024
Happy Friday! Only two more weeks until Spring Break - March 11-15! 
City of Bloomington Black History Month Essay Contest Winners
Congratulations to all the MCCSC students who participated in the City of Bloomington Black History Month Essay Contest. The theme for the 2024 Black History Month celebration was "Blacks in Cinema," a celebration of the profound impact and enduring contributions of Black individuals in the world of film. 

Elementary School Winners:
- First Place: Adam L. - University Elementary
- Second Place: Holli N. - Childs Elementary
- Third Place: Marissa W. - Childs Elementary

Middle School Winners:
- First Place: Lyla L. - Tri-North Middle School
- Second Place: Carly N. - Tri-North Middle School
- Third Place: Sianna P. Batchelor Middle School

High School Winners:
- First Place: Siddhu M. - Bloomington High School South
- Second Place: Miriam S. - Bloomington High School North 
- Third Place: Erica U. Bloomington High School North

Adult Education Opportunity

Community Meetings on Balancing Elementary Socioeconomic Status (SES)

MCCSC Board wants to hear from you!


Three options to provide feedback


  1. Public Comment at the Community Meeting Option 1: Attend one of two community meetings and complete a public comment card onsite. Comment cards must be turned PRIOR to the start of the meeting.
  2. Public Comment at the Community Meeting Option 2: Complete the online public comment form prior to the community meeting, attend one of two community meetings and check-in with the Superintendent’s assistant PRIOR to the start of the meeting in order to make public comment.
  3. Email feedback to Board members: Email comments to with the subject line “Elementary SES.” The email will be forwarded to all Board members, but the feedback will not be included as public comment at the community meetings.


Community Meetings Details

Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 - 5:30-7:00 PM
Jackson Creek Middle School (3980 S Sare Rd.)

Thursday, February 29th, 2024 - 5:30-7:00 PM
Templeton Elementary School (1400 S Brenda Lane)

Childcare available. Pre-registration required. Click here to register. 

Attention Seniors! Scholarship Opportunity
The Bloomington Rotary Club will award up to four scholarships to local high school seniors in 2024. The scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded to students who have distinguished themselves academically and in service to their school and community.

Here is the link to the online application:
Bloomington Rotary 2024 Scholarship Application

The due date for the applications and references to be submitted is MARCH 31, 2024. Student Interviews will be scheduled for mid-April, and the Award Presentation is planned for May at a Bloomington Rotary meeting from 11:30am - 1pm in the Indiana Memorial Union. 

Questions: Contact

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Upcoming Events

2.27 Board of School Trustees Meeting 6:00pm (Co-Lab)

2.28 Community Meeting 
5:30pm-7:00pm (JCMS)

2.29 Community Meeting 
5:30pm-7:00pm (Templeton)

3/11-3/15 Spring Break! 

3/28 Parent University Event
College Planning 101 

6:00pm-7:00pm (BHSS)

4/1 Transition & Community Resource Fair
5:00pm-7:30pm (BHSN)