MCR2 will be holding preschool screenings for any 4 year old child in our district (must be 4 by July 31, 2024) at Montgomery City Elementary on March 13 and at Jonesburg Elementary on March 20. Your child must be screened to be considered for Title 1 Preschool in the 2024-2025 school year.
5 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
PreK Screening
Due to the potential timing and the impact of the potential snowfall , the montgomery County R-II School DIstrict will not be in session on Friday, February 16th. However, Friday, February 16, will be an AMI day.
9 days ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R-II School District would like to announce the January winner of the Wildcat Award. The Wildcat Award is given to a staff member who exemplifies our mission of creating lifelong learners and productive citizens. We are excited to present this award to Mr. John Hutchison. John Hutchison is a custodian at Montgomery County High School. His nominations say: John does a great job and leaves no task unfinished. He goes above and beyond to ensure the high school is clean and neat for our students, staff, and community. He does a thorough job and is always thinking of ways to improve our school. Since he started, many community members have commented on how nice the high school looks. Students often approach him and thank him for his efforts in cleaning specific areas. John does a fantastic job keeping our building clean and orderly. He also goes above and beyond to be friendly to the students and staff. It is rare that students know the name of an evening custodian, but John engages with the students during their evening practices and events and truly shows his support. They recognize it and think the world of him. As a staff member John is always supportive of our events and activities and goes above and beyond to help us set up and tear down from events. You can tell John has a lot of pride in his work and truly cares about the impression that our building makes on the community. John makes an impact on the students by making it a welcoming place for our students. Congratulations, John, we truly appreciate your dedication to our students!
10 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Hutchison
The Montgomery County R-II School District would like to announce the January winner of the Wildcat Award. The Wildcat Award is given to a staff member who exemplifies our mission of creating lifelong learners and productive citizens. We are excited to present this award to Mr. Scott Kroeger. Coach Kroeger is a science teacher at Montgomery County High School and the varsity boys basketball coach. He has also coached football for MCMS and MCHS. His nomination says: Scott is always smiling and welcoming our students into the building and his classes. Whenever a student is going through something difficult he is always there to listen and give advice, a pep talk, or whatever they need. He sees the best in all of our students and works to tell them how much they’ve improved and how much potential he sees in them. He coaches at the middle and high school level. He is able to ensure that his athletes are physically and mentally healthy, as well as building their character and preparing them for the future. It never ceases to amaze me how inspirational he is to our students and staff. Congratulations, Scott, we truly appreciate your dedication to our students!
10 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Kroeger
Montgomery County R-II is taking nominations for Teacher of the Year. Teachers can be nominated for the Teacher of the Year in their building. A district Teacher of the Year will be selected from the buildings Teachers of the Year. Nominations will be taken from February 9 - 29, 2024. The building winners will be announced the week of March 11. The district winner will be announced the week of March 25, 2024. The MCR-II Teacher of the Year will represent our district at the regional level. https://forms.gle/k3pGRToCwKhhwZdy6 Please contact Jocelyn Schluss at jschluss@mc-wildcats.org with questions.
17 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
TOY
Montgomery County R-2 is fortunate to have many great staff members and many wonderful community members who support our kids. The district recognizes staff members, as well as our community supporters each month with Wildcat Awards. The community members receive the P.A.W.S. award, P.A.W.S. stands for Perpetually a Wildcat Supporter. We are thrilled to honor Pansy Thomas-Camp for the Wildcat P.A.W.S Award in recognition of her unwavering dedication and spirited support for our beloved Wildcats for generations. Grandma Pansy has embodied the true essence of a Wildcat cheerleader, bringing infectious enthusiasm to every game. Her rendition of the Wildcat Victory song and dance has become a cherished tradition, lifting the spirits of players and fans alike. As a lifelong supporter, Grandma Pansy can be seen in the stands rain or shine, win or lose, cheering on our Wildcats with unparalleled passion. What sets Grandma Pansy apart is her unique ability to say it like it is. Her candid and honest support has endeared her to players, coaches, and fellow fans alike. She's not afraid to speak her mind, and her authenticity is valued in the Wildcat community. Grandma Pansy truly bleeds blue and white, and brings everyone a smile when they hear her start singing, “everywhere we go, people wanna know who we are so we tell them…” Grandma Pansy, thank you for your continued support of our Wildcat athletes.
22 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Thomas-Camp
Montgomery County R-2 is fortunate to have many great staff members and many wonderful community members who support our kids. The district recognizes staff members, as well as our community supporters each month with Wildcat Awards. The community members receive the P.A.W.S. award, P.A.W.S. stands for Perpetually a Wildcat Supporter. We are honored to recognize Tracy Clare for the Wildcat P.A.W.S Award in acknowledgment of her outstanding contributions as a true Wildcat cheerleader. Tracy's infectious smile and unwavering support make her a standout member of our Wildcat community. Tracy's commitment to being a cheerleader for our team is evident in her ever-present smile that lights up the entire stadium. Win or lose, Tracy's positivity and enthusiasm shine through, becoming a source of inspiration for both our athletes and fellow fans. With her shiny pom-poms in hand, Tracy adds a touch of sparkle to every game she attends. Her spirited presence and dedication to spreading joy make her a beloved figure among fans and athletes alike. Tracy embodies the true spirit of the Wildcat P.A.W.S Award, and it is with great pleasure that we recognize her with this honor. Tracy, thank you for loving the Wildcats with all of your heart! We continue to take nominations for the Wildcat and P.A.W.S. Award by completing the linked form, or you can email me (jschluss@mc-wildcats.org) your nominations. Congratulations Tracy, and thank you for your continued dedication to our students, district and community!
24 days ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Clare PAWS
The MCR-II School District will be in session on Wednesday, January 24. Please remember that AMI homework from January 19 will need to be turned in tomorrow. We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R2 school district will be closed on Tuesday, January 23, due to the icing conditions of our secondary and gravel roads. However, all AMI homework from Friday, January 19, will now be due Wednesday, January 24th. Lastly, Tuesday, January 23, will be a traditional snow day.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
MCR2 Families, if you have a child not yet in school (or know of someone who does) please complete the survey linked here. Paper copies of the survey are also going home with elementary students this week. https://forms.gle/WuhmRMpmh5NPus4s6
about 1 month ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Courtwarming 2024 shirts are now on sale! Courtwarming is Feb. 9th and this year's theme is "Small County Big Pride". If you are interested in purchasing, please follow the link below to order. You may pay online (the link is included in the last question), just make sure to submit the form first, or you can send a check or cash into school! Sales end January 30th at 9 am, please no exceptions! MCHS Student Council https://forms.gle/hHMjZPJXbkGg4TtZ7
about 1 month ago, Jocelyn Schluss
2024 Courtwarming
Due to secondary road conditions and extreme wind chills, the MCR-II School District will not be in session on Friday, January 19. However, the 19th will be an AMI day. Please refer to the email Dr. Schluss sentast week, if you have questions about AMI.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
The MCR-II School District will be in session on Wednesday, January 17. Please make sure your child(ren) dresses warm. Also, students driving and parents driving in to drop off your child, take your time. As always, be safe.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
Due to extremely low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, the Montgomery County R-II School District will not be in session on Tuesday, January 16. This is a snow day, not an AMI Day.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
Montgomery County R2: MCR-II Parents, due to potential inclement weather, the MCR-II School District will release early today, January 12, 2024. Please see release time below: MCE- Bus Riders 12:15 pm Car Riders-12:30 pm MCE will not have PM Preschool or PM ECSE Classes: JBE - Car Riders- 12:15 pm Walkers- 12:20 pm Bus Riders 12:55 pm JBE will not have Preschool Classes MS- 12:30 pm HS-12:30 pm- No afternoom classes in the ACHIEVE Building
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R-II School District will be in session Thursday, January 11, 2024.
about 1 month ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R-II school district will be closed on Wednesday, January 10th, due to road conditions. This is a traditional snow day, not an AMI day.
about 2 months ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R-II School District will be closed Tuesday, January 9, due to road conditions. This is a traditional snow day, NOT AN AMI DAY.
about 2 months ago, Tracy Bottoms
The Montgomery County R-II School District would like to announce the December winner of the Wildcat Award. The Wildcat Award is given to a staff member who exemplifies our mission of creating lifelong learners and productive citizens. We are excited to present this award to Mr. J.R. Leu. J.R. is part of the MCR-2 grounds and maintenance crew. Before he worked for the school district, he was an active supporter of the Wildcats. His nomination says: J.R. is a wildcat through and through. He fills our hallways with his kind smile and jolly chuckle. He is helpful, kind and willing to do whatever needs to be done. It is a joy to watch him eat lunch with our students. He can be seen all over the district on and off the clock encouraging kids and cheering for the Wildcats. J.R. has been a great addition to our MCR2 staff! Congratulations, J.R., we truly appreciate your dedication to our district!
about 2 months ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Leu Wildcat
The Montgomery County R-II School District would like to announce the December winner of the Wildcat Award. The Wildcat Award is given to a staff member who exemplifies our mission of creating lifelong learners and productive citizens. We are excited to present this award to Miss Katelyn Matthews. Miss Katelyn is currently a special education paraprofessional at Jonesburg Elementary. Previously she was the preschool paraprofessional at JBE and MCE. Her nomination says: Katelyn is a paraprofessional at our school this year. I have enjoyed watching her build relationships with the students she works with each day. I get the privilege to see Katelyn interact with students in my room and watch her interact with my own child with special needs. My daughter absolutely loves Katelyn. That makes a mama heart so happy! We are blessed to have Katelyn at JBE! Katelyn is at JBE full time this year as a para. She has done so well with the students she is with one on one with by meeting them where they are at but still having high expectations. She is eager to learn and step in where she is needed. As a classroom teacher, she is willing to talk with me about strategies and ideas for the betterment of ALL kiddos in my class, not just the ones she is in there to support. Congratulations, Katelyn, we truly appreciate your dedication to our students!
about 2 months ago, Jocelyn Schluss
Matthews Wildcat