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McAlister Intermediate School Grades 3-5

260 Mountain RoadDoors open:8:20am
Suffield, CT 06078School Hours:8:35am - 3:15pm
Phone: 860-668-3830Main Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Fax: 860-668-3809

2018-2019 MIS Student and Family Handbook
2018-2019 MIS School Improvement Plan

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Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:20:26 PM

Please read the letter below regarding a presentation for parents of incoming sixth grade students.

Letter - PDF

Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:11:46 AM

Click below for the minutes from the April 30th meeting of the Suffield Public Schools Wellness Committee.

Wellness Committee Meeting Minutes ~ April 30, 2019 - PDF

Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 10:38:00 AM

Using information learned in Spanish, you and your team will complete challenges as you race through 7 different Latin American Countries.

May 23rd from 6:00-7:00

See flyer for details and permission slip. Permission slips are due May 16th!

Flyer - PDF

Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 10:32:45 AM

McAlister Intermediate School is hosting its fifth annual Bike/Walk to School Day to celebrate National Bike Safety Month. Students, parents, teachers and staff are encouraged to participate by walking or biking to school from their homes or from one of our three meeting locations.

Letter / Permission Slip - PDF

Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

We will be holding our Annual Field Day events on Friday, June 7th. Rain date is Monday, June 10th. The schedule of events for each grade is as follows:

Grade 4: Field Day 8:55-10:50 a.m.
Lunch 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Please have children wear YELLOW

Grade 3: Field Day 11:05–1:00 p.m.
Lunch 1:05-1:35 p.m.

Please have children wear RED

Grade 5: Field Day 1:05-3:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:25-12:55 p.m.

Please have children wear BLUE

Please have your children prepared for this fun day by wearing play clothes and sneakers. We also suggest students bring a filled water bottle with ice, and apply sunscreen and bug repellent at home before leaving for school.

Can You Come Out and Play? A Call for Volunteers

Our Field Day would not be the highlight it has become for our school community without our fantastic parent volunteers! If you are available to volunteer, we need you! Please complete the volunteer information below and return the form below to your child's teacher no later than Friday, May 24th . Interested but still have questions? Please contact Melissa Finnigan at melissakry@yahoo.com.

Volunteer Form - PDF

Field Day Cookout Lunch Reservation Form - PDF

Posted Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30:22 AM

Congratulations to the Teacher and Paraeducator of the Year Nominees from McAlister Intermediate School!

Teacher of the Year Nominees

  • Maureen Fortin
  • Patty Nunes

Paraeducator of the Year Nominee

  • Carol Frost
Posted Monday, Apr 22, 2019 11:49:43 AM

WHAT: A fun way to spend time before school making new friends, having fun and getting physically fit! Spend time walking, running or jogging on a course, earn cool tokens and start your school day with extra energy!!

WHO: 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Parents and younger siblings welcome!

WHERE: Students should meet at the gazebo.

DATES: The club will have its spring "kick-off" on Tuesday, April 23rd and the LAST DAY is Tuesday, May 28th.

TIME: 8:00 to 8:20 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Please do not drop your child off early because there will be no supervision until 8:00.

Posted Friday, Apr 12, 2019 9:49:00 AM

As you may know, April is Autism Awareness Month. Earlier this month, McAlister staff and students recognized Autism Awareness Month by wearing blue. Students will also be working within their classrooms on activities and lessons related to Autism. See letter below for more details.

Letter - PDF

Posted Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 11:06:00 AM

See below for the 2019-2020 School District Calendar adopted by the Board of Education on February 4, 2019.

2019-2020 School District Calendar - PDF

Posted Monday, Jun 1, 2015 8:25:00 AM
Click here to access the McAlister Intermediate School Virtual Backpack

Principal

Karen Carpenter-Snow

Assistant Principal

Jack Ferraro

Calendar Events
  • May 2019
    • MonMay20 Bike/Walk to School Day McAlister Intermediate School
    • MonMay20 Board of Education Meeting 5:00 PMSuffield Middle School Auditorium
    • TueMay21 Funky Foot 8:00 AM to 8:20 AM
    • WedMay22 Grade Three Field Trip 8:45 AM to 12:15 PMCT Historical Society - Hartford
    • WedMay22 5th to 6th Grade Step Up Day 9:15 AM to 1:45 PMSuffield Middle School
    • WedMay22 Parent Presentation for Incoming 6th Graders 6:00 PMSuffield Middle School
    • ThuMay23 Funky Foot 8:00 AM to 8:20 AM
    • ThuMay23 Grade Three Field Trip 8:45 AM to 12:15 PMCT Historical Society - Hartford
    • ThuMay23 The Amazing Race at MIS 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMMcAlister
    • FriMay24 Grade Three Field Trip 8:45 AM to 12:15 PMCT Historical Society - Hartford
    • FriMay24 8th Grade Advisory Mentorship 1:45 PM to 2:30 PMSMS Rooms C204 & C203

      Mrs. Goldstein & Mrs. Barron's classes

    • MonMay27 No School & All Offices Closed - Memorial Day

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