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National Crayon Day – March 31st

March 31, 2021  |  Blog, events, news
National Crayon Day - March 31st

Happy National Crayon Day! It’s a day to celebrate one of the most beloved toys for children. 

There really is something so special about crayons. The distinct smell…. that waxy feel… the memories of childhood creations that sometimes were displayed on the refrigerator door.

 

This time last year the Foundation purchased thousands of crayons to give to our elementary students as schools were closed.

 

To celebrate National Crayon Day please comment and tell us a favorite childhood memory OR post a picture a child has created with crayons!

 

You can also give a donation to the Foundation to be used to support our…

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Dine- Donate – Storytelling

March 12, 2021  |  Blog, events, news
Dine- Donate - Storytelling

Our apologies for technical problem tonight.  We recorded on Zoom click to view the video.
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Join us March 30 from 4 PM to 8 PM for Food and Fun!

We have partnered with the following Bloomington Restaurants to support them and our students.

Aver’s, Bucceto’s, Lennie’s, Mother Bear’s, Nick’s, Osteria Rago, Pizza X, Swithyard, Rocky’s Pizza and Swing-In Pizza.

Select your favorite restaurant
Carry out, Delivery, or Dine-in – You choose.
When you place your order tell them you are supporting the FMCCS fundraiser
Online Orders: Aver’s code is School Challenge, Swing-In Pizza order code is MCCSC, Switchyard code is MCCSC.

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Education License Plates

March 11, 2021  |  Blog
Education License Plates

Committed to Education License Plates 

Show your support for education by proudly displaying the Hoosier family of Readers License Plate on your automobiles. This specialty plate can be purchased for an additional $40 per year. For each education plate you choose, the Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools receives $18.75 that can be used locally to improve and enhance the educational opportunities available for our students. Ask for the Education License Plate when you renew at the BMV or by mail and remember to designate MCCSC (Code 570). It will make a difference for kids and part of your $40 fee…

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Scholarships & Awards

February 25, 2021  |  Blog, events, news

Application for the 2021 Scholarships and Awards program are closed.  Recipient awards will be announced at high school awards programs. 
This spring we will award 35 scholarships and awards totaling $18,250 to deserving high school students.
To learn more about these opportunities and how to apply to to the scholarships tab. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith Klein Memorial Fund

January 30, 2021  |  featured, news, Uncategorized
Keith Klein Memorial Fund

Keith Klein was born in Gary Indiana in 1941 but he made his home in Bloomington.  Keith’s passion for broadcasting, journalism, and communications established his career and life in Bloomington.  After spending 5 years as a street reporter at NBC News Chicago he returned to his alma mater and began working at IU with Radio and TV. Keith served as program director for WTIU and most remember seeing him on numerous WTIU fund drives and programs such as ‘Editor’s Desk,’ the Monroe County Fair shows and other programming. He was a Rotarian. Keith served as an Adjunct Professor at Ivy…

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