Principal's Message‚Äč


September 30, 2019


MSMS Families,


The month of September has closed and we are now moving forward into October.  September did provide a great start to what I believe is going to be an incredible year.  I am confident that we are on our way to another year of Sailor Excellence, a year in which we focus on being our best selves and giving our best effort in every situation!  


This month (October), we will focus on the character trait of ENGAGEMENT!  Engagement can be defined as choosing to “participate or become involved in.”   We will  challenge our students throughout the month to be engaged in their learning, engaged in their school, engaged in their relationships, and engaged in making their three years at MSMS the best they can possibly be.  In order for us to all grow and become better as learners and people, engagement is essential.  Our desire and hope is that our students move through school, through life, with focus, purpose, and intentionality. I believe that in order for them to fully experience every nuance that life has to offer, they must be reminded, encouraged, and challenged to stay engaged in every moment and in every situation. 


As we head through October, please take the time to have intentional conversations with your students regarding engagement. Talk to them about what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like in different settings and situations, in different relationships and encounters.  Together, we can have a greater impact on our students.



Doug Ammeraal  | Principal


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