We began using Hall Pass Visitor Management in our school on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Click here for more information on Hall Pass and how it will impact our school's visitors.
Upcoming Events
Repeating Event - Bible Club
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
- School-wide Science Fair
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
McLean News
Click the link to see the television spot that was done on WPS-TV for our wonderful family engagement event, Moms and Mustaches! It was an awesome night!

Moms and Mustaches on WPS-TV
shamrockClick here for the full March Newsletter!
Students in grades 3-5 will be completing state testing this year! Last year, our state was not able to complete testing due to computer issues and have assured us that this year we will test. This will be a new assessment for us, so it will be considered a baseline score. We still know our students will do GREAT!

Parents, please watch for the testing dates of your student and send them to school ready to DO THEIR BEST ON THE TEST! This means a good rest the night before and a good breakfast at home or at school. Students will take tests in Reading, Writing, and Math and our 4th grade will also complete the Science test.
Please join us for our McLean STEM Fair this Thursday.  We would love to share with you why McLean Science & Technology Magnet is the place where curiosity leads to learning! Feel free to stop by any time to see all the projects or come during judging times below.
Grade Level Time
5th 9:30-10:00
4th 10:00-10:30
3rd 10:30-11:00
2nd 11:00-11:30
1st 1:00-1:30
K 1:30-2:00
The fifth grade students and teachers invite you to join them Friday, February 27th for Family Movie Night. The doors will open at 6 pm and the movie will start at 7 pm. Walking Taco meal orders are due by Tuesday, February 24thClick here to download an order form. Admission to the movie is free, however concessions and food proceeds will go toward the fifth grade trip. No outside food or drink please. We look forward to seeing you on February 27th
Everyone interested is invited to attend the upcoming PTA Fun Night Committee meetings. Please check the McLean calendar for updated meeting times. Fun Night is on March 27th!

Planning Committee Meetings
February 13th  2:30-3:00 (in between parties)
February 24th  5-6pm in library
March 3rd 5-6:30pm in library
March 10th 5-6pm in library
March 24th  5-6pm in library

science projectAs our STEM Fair approaches on March 5, we wanted to provide you with a list of web sites that you and your child can browse for ideas or research content.  The STEM Fair is a school-wide event and all students will be participating.  Projects need to be completed at home and brought to school on Thursday, March 5.  We encourage you to start early!  Students may choose from the following categories:
  • Science Experiment*, model** or invention
  • Research Project on a scientific topic or scientist
  • Technology Project about Science, Technology, Engineering or Math
  • Engineering Project
* Flammable or otherwise dangerous substances may not be used.
* No animals may be brought to school (alive or dead).
**Models made from kits may not be used.

Participation is required for all McLean students and will count as part of their science grade for the quarter. Siblings may not do joint projects. Projects should be a product of the students’ own effort and ideas. In helping your child to choose a topic, begin with his/her natural curiosity.  What are they interested in? Once a student has selected a topic then you are ready to gather information and set up your experiment, model, invention, research or technology project, or engineering project.

Please click here for the STEM Fair Guidelines, Project Schedule, and List of Websites. 
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