MSTM Vision Statement:
A caring community that nurtures individuals to become productive lifelong learners.

MSTM Mission Statement:
Provide a safe and progressive learning environment to enhance student growth.
MStM Yearbook Sponsors
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Thank you for your support!


If you would rather not register to run in the race you can still order a t-shirt.
Click Here to Order a T-shirt.

If you would like to donate to the Cross Country/Track Teams - Click Here to Donate.

Click Here for the map of the route. Click Here for our Special Sponsors.

Funds from the Race will be for a new traveling tent and banner
for the Cross Country and Track Teams.

Daily District Information...

Lunch Menu for March

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Golf Apparel On Sale Now Online - Deadline on March 23, 2015

Click Here for Items Available

Order through the Blue Devils Web Store under MStM Store.

Orders can also be dropped off at the High School Office.

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Baseball Apparel On Sale Now - Deadline Noon on March 12, 2015

Direct link to the store is: https://msmba15.itemorder.com/  

Please note this is NOT a fundraiser and all of the money is to go through Decker Sports. 

No money will be collected from MSTM. It is just a chance for families and community members to purchase some MSTM Baseball gear. 

All orders will be shipped in bulk to the school, individually packaged. 

Orders will arrive approximately 3-4 weeks after the order deadline.
Each order will be charged a $5 shipping and handling fee. 

Thank you very much. 

Jon Fitzpatrick
Head Baseball Coach
Martensdale St. Marys
@CoachFitz24
jfitzpatrick024@gmail.com 

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Congratulations to our Girls and Boys Basketball Teams and our Wrestlers for their successful seasons!  

We are proud of you!

Bring on Spring!

Go Blue Devils!

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Congratulations to Logan Schumacher for his 5th place finish at the State Wrestling Tournament!

Click here for Picture

Click here for Picture

Click Here for Picture

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Kindergarten Round-up!!

If you have a child that will be 5 on or before September 15, 2015, please mark the following days on your calendar!
Parent meeting will be April 28th at 6:30 p.m.
Round-up will be May 8th from 9:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
If you have any question please contact brenda_depauw@mstm.us or call 641-764-2621.

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Attention Parents:

2015-2016 School Calendar has been approved and is now posted.

Click on "Calendar" to view.  

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Attention Parents:

Our school is now operating under the minimum of 1080 hours of instruction. This is a minimum, and many schools have chosen to exceed that minimum to increase student instructional time. MStM is one of those schools that has opted to maintain 180 days while exceeding the 1080 hours minimum. 

Since we are adhering to the hours requirement, we are not forced by the state to make up all of our time missed unless we drop below that minimum of 1080 hours. Our district has decided to manage this by making up any full days that we miss due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstances.  

This means that we will be making up the January 7 and February 2 cancellations at the end of the school year, making the last day of school May 26. The time that we missed on January 5 and January 13 will not be made up. This allows us to remain above the 1080 hours for the school year.  

Should additional days be missed, early dismissals, or late starts occur, this will be revisited.  

Tom Wood
Superintendent
Elementary Principal
Martensdale-St. Marys Community School 

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Attention Parents:

Last fall, the Iowa Department of Education, along with a team of facilitators, began a process for examining science standards for Iowa. The Science Standards Review Team, made up of science educators and professionals, convened to carry out this work. After viewing, studying, and discussing numerous sets of state science standards from across the nation, the team voted to gather public feedback on the Next Generation Science Standards. These are a set of learning expectations in science for students in kindergarten through high school. The Next Generation Science Standards were developed by 26 states, including Iowa. All states can consider adopting and adapting them to meet their needs.

The Department has announced a series of February public forums and a statewide survey<https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2015/01/28/public-input-sought-science-standards>in response to the review team's recommendation. They are designed to obtain the opinions and comments of educators, students, businesses, parents, and other stakeholders regarding the Next Generation Science Standards. Responses will be used to provide guidance to the Science Standards Review Team, which is expected to submit a final recommendation regarding science standards to the State Board of Education later this year.

Click Here for Department of Education Letter

Tom Wood
Superintendent
Elementary Principal
Martensdale-St. Marys Community School

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Fleece Scarves On Sale Now

Click Here for Flyer

Order Online - Click on Blue Devils Web Store and Music Boosters

Proceeds to be used for music activities and trips.

Only 40 in Stock - Order Now!

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ATTENTION PRESCHOOL PARENTS FOR 2015-2016


If you are going to have a preschool aged student next year, please contact Mrs. Brenda DePauw at Brenda_depauw@mstm.us, so we can get you on a list.

If you know anyone else that might be interested in preschool for next year, please pass this message on to them.

Thank you!
Amy DeWaard
Preschool Teacher/Director

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Get your yearbook today for the price of $47.

Please address your check to Martensdale-St. Marys School and submit to Mrs. Sowder or Order now at yearbookforever.com. ($49 online charge)