MTE 2016-2017 Yearbook Now on Sale!

Order forms came home on February 3rd order online at Code: 16753X

Sale dates: 2/1/17 - 3/31/17
Cost: $13.00

Yearbook will be delivered to student's classroom before the last day of school.



picture day

Inter-state Studios will be at MTE to take Spring Pictures on Tuesday, April 11th. Only students that bring order forms to school or purchase pictures online before 4/11/17 will have their picture taken. Order forms will go home with students on Friday, March 24th. To order online use the following link and order code:
order code: 17435TA




Our next fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, April 19th from 5-9PM at the 2420 East 146th St. Chipotle. Bring in the flyer from page 2 of the newsletter, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds are donated to MTE PTO.



Recycle and Shred Event

When: Saturday April 29th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Creekside Middle School parking lot at the SE corner of W.126th and Shelborne Road
Electronic recycling - CRT monitors/TV will be $10
Document Shredding - ($5 per banker-size box suggested donation)
RXs - Free pharmaceutical disposal bags provided to bring home or uniformed officers will accept RXs to be properly disposed of at the event




Please see page 3 of the newsletter for a very important message from Dr. Wahl regarding the referendum vote!



Evening with the Ambassadors & Accents

Tickets are on sale for an "Evening with the Ambassadors & Accents” at and at the CHS bookstore. The community is invited for a rare chance to see this year’s show choir competition sets and many more show-stopping numbers by these highly-acclaimed ensembles on March 25 at 7pm.

These ensembles have been rehearsing all year in and out of class on these sets that they will soon take to 3 show choir competitions. The Ambassadors & Accents competed at Center Grove's "Best of the Midwest" competition on February 18, and will compete at Glenwood High School's "The Event" in Chatham, IL on March 3-4, and at the Wheaton Warrenville South Choral Classic on March 10-11 in Wheaton, IL. Each choir has taken “Grand Champion” many times in the past and hopes to win big again this year. See page 5 of the newsletter for more information!



Kickball league

Afterschool Kickball League for 2nd-5th grade

Spring is quickly approaching and we are ready to enjoy some outside activities. Mr. Barajas and a team of teachers have organized a kickball league for grades 2nd-5th. Games will be played after school. Click on the link for more information and to register your child before March 31, 2017. If you have any questions please email Mr. Barajas at Click here to register!



Now Hiring

Carmel Clay Schools is Hiring!

There’s plenty of time left in the school year to apply for multiple job opportunities!

  • Short Term Sub assignments (requires a teaching degree) across elementary, middle and high school.
  • 15-17 Special Education Instructional Assistants across the district at various elementary, middle and high school.
  • Help Desk and State Reporting Technician (year round employment!!)
  • Computer Technician (year round employment!!)
  • Bus Drivers and Bus Aides

If interested, please apply here.



Show Choir Camp

Have fun singing and dancing this summer and learning the art of show choir from the pros! This summer day camp meets daily from June 5-8th, 2017 at Carmel High School and is available for students entering 5th - 9th grade in the Fall of 2017. Students rehearse all week with a guest director and choreographer, and the camp culminates in a performance for family and friends. Three groups: 5th/6th grade - 9am-noon; 7th/8th grade - 1pm-4pm; 9th grade - 1pm-4pm. Register at Questions? contact Kathrine Kouns at



Profit Sharing

Save $$$ on products and earn free money for our school! It's all free and easy!

Visit the Box Tops Information page to learn about Mohawk Trails Box Tops for Education program.

Visit the Labels for Education page to learn how you can earn money for Mohawk.

Look for information throughout the school year for local Restaurant Nights! Simply eat a meal or treat at the designated restaurant on a specific date and Mohawk Trails Elementary will receive a percentage of the dollars spent!





March 31
Spring Break Begins

April 19
PTO Fundraiser at Chipotle

Visit the calendar page for more upcoming events.



Consider getting more involved in MTE PTO next year! Visit the link below to read about the positions open. Be a voice for MTE by serving on the PTO board!

Make Your Mohawk Trails Donation Online!

Donating is easy and SECURE through the PayPal link below.  Just fill out the information and click on Pay Now to complete your donation.

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Do you Tweet?  Even if you don't, you still can connect with many different aspects of the school system and receive free brief, up to date information from different sources.  If you have a twitter account please consider following these users:

MTE Library: @mtelibrary
MTE PTO: @mtepto
Carmel Clay Schools: @myccs
School Transportation: @myCCSBus

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