Falcon News

The McDowell Mountain Falcons are always up to something. Visit this page often to see what's happening. You'll find upcoming events as well as the latest news about some of the great things going on at our school.

Spirit Week

In April, MMES third graders will take the state assessment AzMERIT. Two weeks before the test window begins, the entire school is going to show their support for our third graders with spirit week including a pep assembly and the dress-up days listed below:

  • Tuesday, March 26: Falcon Day and AzMERIT/Trustworthiness Pep Assembly. Everyone will show their school spirit by wearing Falcon colors at our 2:15 p.m. AzMERIT pep assembly that will kick off spirit week.
  • Wednesday, March 27: College Ready Day. We're getting ready for college! Wear college/university colors/shirts or grad robes.
  •  Thursday, March 28: Career Ready Day. We're getting ready for careers! What do you want to be when you grow up? Dress as your dream job. 
  • Friday, March 29: Book Character Day. Learning to read is the key to the future! Dress as your favorite character from a book to show how much you love reading.
Kiwanis Terrific Kids

Congratulations to our Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February 11 through 15!

  • Kindergarten: Hannah Slodownik 
  • First Grade: Monique White 
  • Second Grade: Angelo Latko 
  • Third Grade: Bella Montheard
Four Peaks Rotary Club Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to MMES preschool teacher, Denise Matus! Four Peaks Rotary Club selected Denise as their January teacher of the month.

Mrs. Matus is an amazing preschool teacher. She has been teaching for the Fountain Hills Unified School District for 28 years. To learn more about Mrs. Matus and her accomplishments, please see our January 25 Falcon Focus.