Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

January 22, 2018  |  Event List, events, featured, news
Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

FMCCS and MCCSC will host our second annual Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) conference.  The conference is for girls in grades 5th  and 6th in Monroe County.  Girls will have the opportunity work with female role models and enjoy the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)!

The morning will open with a Career Expo from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  At the expo, girls and their families can explore and learn more about STEM career opportunities.  If you are interested in exhibiting please let us know by either downloading this form and returning to our office OR completing…

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Annual Giving Campaign

December 9, 2017  |  Blog, Event List, featured, news
Annual Giving Campaign

Helping All Children Succeed! 
Donations to our Annual Giving Campaign are used to help students succeed. Here are some of the ways your support may be used:
Avery is a 6th grader at Templeton. She is finding her love of learning through music and math.  
Arts enrichment directly impacts academic proficiency. 





Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science (GEMS) Day for girls in 5th and 6th grades work side-by-side with female scientists, engineers, & mathematicians to explore the STEM in fun and relevant ways.




Literacy initiatives and intervention materials help children develop reading skills to read at grade level by grade 3.






Real Men Read program provides male volunteers to read in all kindergarten classes and…

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Support the Foundation on Giving Tuesday!

November 27, 2017  |  Blog, news, Uncategorized

Support FMCCS with a donation on Giving Tuesday and support education in MCCSC!

Your gift on #GivingTuesday will support Teacher Grants, Girls in Engineering, Math, & Sience (GEMS) and Real Men Read

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”  John Dewey

Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

November 20, 2017  |  Event List, events, news
Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

Thank you for your support to our auction!  We are currently building a committee to help make next year’s auction even better.  Please contact our office today if you would like to help.

BID for the KIDS!

Its time to keep BIDDING to support MCCSC students.  In Reading, Writing, & Bidding you will find unique Bloomington treasures, gift certificates, family fun packages, Big 10 Men’s basketball tickets, and much much more.

You BID today will help us reach our goal of $12,000 to enhance public education.

The auction closes on December 8th at 8 PM.

Great Grown Up Spelling Bee – October 12

August 29, 2017  |  Blog, Event List, events, featured, news
Great Grown Up Spelling Bee - October 12

John Whikehart and Yael Ksander took to the Great Grown Up Spelling Bee stage this year to lead our teams through an intense spelling competition.   As always Mr. Whikehart and his side kick did not disappoint the crowd.  Dressed as the the ever pestering Sam-I-Am the duo pronounced words, provided definitions, and created sentences that in his own words “aren’t helpful.”  But the sentences certainly add to the FUN! 

It was a tight competition with four teams surviving seven rounds.  That moved us to a spell down, where teams are given a white board, marker, and eraser.  The pronouncer gives 7…

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