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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
2017-2018 MIS School Improvement Plan

McAlister Intermediate School News and Announcements

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Posted Monday, Oct 15, 2018 10:15:00 AM

Here's your chance to get some great SUFFIELD Merchandise for your family for the holiday season. All orders MUST be in to the office by Friday, November 2nd! See order form for details.

Thanks for shopping with us and please e-mail Melissa Degray at fmfg.degray@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Order Form - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 15, 2018 9:38:40 AM

EXPANDING HORIZONS, Suffield's after-school enrichment program, will once again be offered to McAlister Intermediate School students. This program is intended to provide students with interesting and challenging courses in academics, fine arts, and technology. Enrolled students will explore new topics of interest, extend their knowledge in a given area, and actively participate in pursuing different pathways to learning.

Expanding Horizons Brochure and Registration - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 15, 2018 9:21:57 AM

More players are needed to run the Learn to Play Chess program sponsored by the Friends of The Kent Memorial Library! Please consider taking advantage of this great opportunity!

Free chess lessons for kids in grades K-12 will be offered at the Suffield Senior Center starting Monday October 15th. See flyer for details.

Flyer - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM


Scooters, Open Gym, Bounce House, iPad Play,
Games, Movies, Silly Putty and Snacks!!

An Event For Students In Grades 3 – 6!
Friday, October 19th from after school until 5:30 p.m.
(McAlister Students 3:30-5:30)

See attached flyer for details and permission slip.

Flyer and Permission Slip - PDF

Posted Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:42:09 AM

The Suffield Elementary PTO is hosting our semi-annual clothing drive. Get your Fall Cleaning started and bring your bags full of clothing, outerwear, sheets/blankets to one of the designated drop off sites during normal school hours or the community drop off date. See flyer for details.

Flyer - PDF

Posted Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:35:58 AM

The Suffield Elementary PTO online directory is available via a secure site called MySchoolAnywhere. The directory is a great way to stay in touch with other families within the Spaulding and McAlister school community. See attached flyers for more information and to enroll.

Letter - PDF
Enrollment Form - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 10:04:50 AM

Join us for races, music, raffles and fun at the PTO's Third Annual Harvest Hustle on November 10, 2018. See flyer for details.

Flyer - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 1, 2018 12:54:23 PM

Permanent positions are available for two Full Time Special Education Paraprofessionals at the K-5 level:

For details please contact Kathy Carney, SPS Human Resources, 860-668-3802, e-mail: kcarney@suffield.org.

Click Here for Additional Information or to Apply


Posted Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 9:48:47 AM

The McAlister Open House/Class Basket Night/Book Fair will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Every class is assigned a theme for a basket to be raffled off. See attached documents for more information or to buy tickets in advance!

Class Basket Letter - PDF | Basket Themes - PDF | Presale Tickets - PDF

Posted Friday, Sep 21, 2018 9:21:00 AM

Ghouls for Schools Box Tops Contest!! Box Tops are due October 19th. Winners get a PJ Day!

Collection Sheet - PDF

Posted Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 10:44:09 AM

The third annual Scare-It-Up Suffield event and scarecrow contest will be held on Saturday, October 20th at the Suffield Senior Center. Register by October 16th to participate in the scarecrow contest!

See flyer for details.

Flyer - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 11:03:47 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. Parent and younger siblings welcome!

WHEN: The club will have its Fall "kick-off" on Tues. September 11th and the LAST DAY is Thursday, October 25th.

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.

Flyer / Permission Slip - PDF

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:33:59 AM

See attached flyer for PTO Volunteer opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year.

Help Wanted PTO 2018-2019 Volunteer Sign Up - PDF

Posted Monday, Jun 1, 2015 8:25:00 AM
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Karen Carpenter-Snow

Assistant Principal

Jack Ferraro

Calendar Events
  • October 2018
    • SatOct20 PTO Clothing Drive 9:00 AM to 1:00 PMSpaulding Auditorium
    • MonOct22 Expanding Horizons 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMMcAlister Intermediate SchoolBrochure - PDF

    • ThuOct25 Show and Tell Open House and Book Fair McAlister Intermediate SchoolGrades 3&4 - 5:30-6:30
      Grade 5 - 6:45-7:45
    • ThuOct25 Expanding Horizons 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMMcAlister Intermediate SchoolBrochure - PDF

    • FriOct26 8th Grade Advisory Mentorship 1:45 PM to 2:30 PMSMS Rooms C204 & C203

      Mrs. Goldstein & Mrs. Barron's classes

    • MonOct29 Expanding Horizons 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMMcAlister Intermediate SchoolBrochure - PDF

  • November 2018
    • ThuNov01 Expanding Horizons 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMMcAlister Intermediate SchoolBrochure - PDF

    • MonNov05 Early Dismissal - Teacher Collaboration 1:10 PM
    • MonNov05 Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield Middle School Auditorium
    • TueNov06 No School - Election Day/Professional Dev.

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