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School Information:
3351 W. Griffith St.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Courier # 366
P: 980-343-0006 | F: 980-343-1735
LC: Central Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Grades: K-8
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Our Mission and Purpose
To create active, curious citizens who are passionate about making the world a better place by building a sustainable and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding.
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Oct 25Stomp OUT Bullying School Rally
Oct 27End of 1Q
Oct 27School Photos
Oct 30No school- Teacher Workday
Nov 9Quarter Celebrations
Nov 13 - 17National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Nov 29Picture Day Make Up
Dec 11 - 15MGD Coat Drive
Dec 12Holiday Winter Concert and Parent Night
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A Visit from Hugo

Congratulations to Ms. Smith's class for winning books from Hugo!

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MGD Community Service....service to our "furry friends"

October 2nd  will begin collecting donated items for the Charlotte Humane Society down the street from our school. The 5th Grade class is so excited to be in charge of this wonderful drive for our local furry friends! The drive will end Thursday, October 26th. We appreciate your support!

 Items Needed:

1. Wet & Dry Dog Food- Adult and Puppy

2. Wet & Dry Cat Food- Adult and Kitten

3. Paper Towels

4. Cleaning Spray (example: Clorox, Lysol, etc.)

5. Bleach

6. Dog Treats/Toys/Bones

7. Cat Treats/Toys

8. Blankets (new or used-must be washed)

9. Leashes

10. Collars

11. Food Bowls

 Great places to buy items: Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree, Target, Family Dollar, Pet-Smart, Grocery Stores, etc.

K-8 Curriculum Night Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Marie G. Davis will be hosting its first K-8 Curriculum Night – Literacy Make and Take October 17, from 6:15 to 7:15!  We strongly recommend parent participation in this evening as it will give you strategies for reading comprehension that extend from the classroom. 

Please know we need your partnership in your child's education and we look forward to your participation, we will be giving a pizza party to the Homeroom who has the most parent participation!

Parent University session held on October 17


Can We Talk? A Guide to Effective Parent-Teacher Conferences
In this session, we will explore how to make the most of your conference experience by providing tips on preparing for the conversation, getting your questions answered, sharing information about your child, and building a relationship with your child’s teacher that lasts throughout the school year. 

 Children's National Theatre Kilowatt Kitchen Grades K-2

 

Kilowatt Kitchen is set to visit our school on 10/18/2017. This program is designed to help our students save energy through a fun educational experience—and we know our students will have a blast at the show.

But we have an important goal in mind: we intend to save 10 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy this school year. That may seem like a lofty goal – but we've done it before with the help of participating schools, and we intend to do it again!

To achieve this goal, every family at our school can request a FREE energy efficiency kit for their home from Duke Energy. When your families and staff request and use these kits in their homes, energy is saved – and we can measure it.

We invite our school to take the My Energy Kit Challenge:
save 20,000 kWh by reaching 100 kit requests.
Every school that meets the challenge will automatically win $250.

Plus, your school will earn another $250 for every additional 100 kit requests. And, in December 2017, the school that has requested the MOST kits will win the grand prize of $2,500.

To request your FREE kit and credit your school:

Go to: myenergykit
 OR
Call 1-855-386-9548

 

School Information for the 17-18 SY

K-4 IB Candidacy

 

Marie G. Davis K-8 School is a candidate school* for the PYP. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB  World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy-a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education-that we believe is important  for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org

If you would like to visit the school, please call us 980-343-2702 or email us at mgdib@cms.k12.nc.us

5-8 Global Studies Program

A full Global Studies Program is offered at MGD for grades 5-8. MGD provides a challenging academic program that fosters the acquisition of global concepts. Because globalization has changed every career field path, every career field path needs graduates who understand globalization. Students in this program develop global competency knowledge and skills that help them cross disciplinary domains to comprehend global events and respond to them effectively.  

Our students will obtain a strong foundation in global affairs, engage in problem-solving across boundaries, evaluate information from a comparative perspective, and communicate effectively to defend complex views before a variety of global audiences.

MGD is a uniform school 

Please visit About our School tab to learn more information regarding our uniform requirements. 

 

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