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  • Back to School Packets 2017-2018 The forms below were sent via regular mail on August 11, 2017. They have been provided here for reference and the ability to reprint.  Please keep in mind, this page ...
    Posted by John Mott
  • MRCS Board of Trustees letter to Staff and Families - May 24, 2017
    Posted by John Mott
  • Golden Apple Award 2017 The GOLDEN APPLE AWARD program is a tradition at JET-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania. Edinboro University is partnering with JET-TV to honor area educators who have made a positive ...
    Posted by John Mott
  • MRCS collected 402 pounds of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank For their 6th Annual Spirit Week, with the theme of Kindness, Caring and Community, students at the Montessori Regional Charter School collected 402 pounds of food for the Second ...
    Posted by John Mott
  • The 8 biggest misconceptions about charter schools The school choice debate is a fierce one in Pennsylvania. From Erie to Philadelphia, parents searching for better educational opportunities for their kids regularly square off against anti-choice groups ...
    Posted by John Mott
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Back to School Packets 2017-2018

posted Aug 11, 2017, 1:47 PM by The Webmaster   [ updated by John Mott ]

The forms below were sent via regular mail on August 11, 2017. They have been provided here for reference and the ability to reprint.  Please keep in mind, this page does not contain all of the documentation sent in the personalized packet sent through the mail.  See the Back to School letter below for a complete list.

Please contact the office if you do not receive your packet.


MRCS Board of Trustees letter to Staff and Families - May 24, 2017

posted May 25, 2017, 6:02 AM by The Webmaster   [ updated by John Mott ]

MRCS Board of Trustees Letter to Staff and Community

Golden Apple Award 2017

posted May 18, 2017, 7:52 AM by The Webmaster   [ updated by John Mott ]

Kirstie Ozolins receives Golden Apple Award. She was nominated by her student Sophia
The GOLDEN APPLE AWARD program is a tradition at JET-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania. Edinboro University is partnering with JET-TV to honor area educators who have made a positive impact upon the youth of our community.

Congratulations to Kirstie Ozolins for her Golden Apple award!


Kirstie teaches 4th, 5th and 6th grade at the Montessori Regional Charter School's south campus. Kirstie was nominated by Sophia Marzka. Kirstie is  passionate about making a difference in her students’ lives.

The Golden Apple Award

Kirstie Ozolins 5/18/2017


        




MRCS collected 402 pounds of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank

posted Mar 13, 2017, 7:53 AM by The Webmaster   [ updated by John Mott ]

Spirit Day and Second Harvest Food Bank drive
For their 6th Annual Spirit Week, with the theme of Kindness, Caring and Community, students at the Montessori Regional Charter School collected 402 pounds of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank.


Second graders (l. to r.) William Arrington, Jr. , Isabella Hernandez and Nikita Kolesnichenko are shown here with Amanda Johnson from the food bank, who also talked with all the students at the school’s Spirit Day celebration about the importance of giving to the community and the great work the food bank does in Erie County.


The 8 biggest misconceptions about charter schools

posted Feb 4, 2016, 5:32 AM by The Webmaster   [ updated by John Mott ]

The school choice debate is a fierce one in Pennsylvania. From Erie to Philadelphia, parents searching for better educational opportunities for their kids regularly square off against anti-choice groups that vilify them for seeking alternatives to failing district schools.

The arguments against charter schools are passionate, but they are often wrong. The result is these false claims can confuse and misinform parents and divide communities.

Here are the eight most popular myths and misconceptions charter school opponents use in their effort to limit school choice and smear charter school advocates.


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1. Charters are not public schools.

Yes, they are. “According to legislation, the governor, both parties in the Senate and House of Representatives, and the Commonwealth and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania, charter schools are public schools,” Bob Fayfich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools says. “Any statement to the contrary is in conflict with state law and the stated positions and decisions of all those legislative and legal institutions.”

2. Charter schools aren’t held to the same standards as public schools.

“Actually, they are held to higher standards than traditional public schools,” says Jonathan Cetel, executive director of PennCAN, an education advocacy group committed to improving schools. “Like traditional public schools, they must take state standardized tests, but unlike traditional public schools, they are reviewed every five years and can be shut down if they aren’t performing.”

Read the full story on the Watchdog.org

By Evan Grossman | From Watchdog.org    January 26, 2016

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