Barbara Brech

Hello My Name Is...

Barbara Brech
2nd Grade Teacher at MCES



Here are the details:
*Pi (3.14) Day Paper Drive
*Goal-to collect 314 packs of printer paper by 3/14
*Daily Gift Card drawing 3/1, 3/2, 3/5, 3/6, 3/7, 3/8, 3/9, 3/12, 3/13, 3/14
*If 314 packs are collected by 3/14, there will be a drawing by grade level to win a Village Inn Pie.
**If we double Pi or 628 packs are collected by 3/14, there will be a grade level sweet treat for each student in that grade...
AND a school wide pajama day for Friday March 23rd.

Let's Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday with a Week of Fun!!!!

The week of February 26th

Monday 2/26 - The 500 Hats -Funny Hat Day

Tuesday 2/27 - Fox on Soxs- Crazy Sock Day

Wednesday 2/28- Wacky Wednesday - Wear your Clothes Backwards

Thursday 3/1 - The Sleep Book- Wear your PJs

Friday 3/2- Cat and the Hat- Wear Red, Black, and White

Friday, March 2nd is Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Upcoming February Events

Winter Fun Days

Mon Dec 18 - Dress like a Winter character- Elf, Snowman or 
Tue Dec 19 - Wear your craziest Winter socks or crazy Winter hair
Wed Dec 20 - Polar Express Pajama day

Thanksgiving Lunch
Come join your student for Thanksgiving lunch on Tuesday November 14th at the following times

K - 10:40-11:10
1st - 11:00-11:30
2nd - 11:40-12:10
5th - 12:00-12:30
4th - 12:40-1:10
3rd - 1:00-1:30

Book Fair 
The theme is Wild West!  Our book fair will be November 13th-17th.  The hours will be:

Monday: 8:30-4:15
Tuesday: 8:30-7:00  This is our family late night!
Wednesday: 8:30-4:15
Thursday: 8:30-4:15
Friday 8:30-12:00
The fair will also be available online at  The online fair will runNov. 8th-21st. Parents/relatives can order there and it will ship free to our school.

Special Olympics


As many of you know Maggie Cordova Elementary School, does an annual community service project. This year our first focus is Special Olympics New Mexico (SONM). Our state cut $310,000 from their funding, and we're trying to help make up a small part of that cut.

SONM hosts a fun walk every year. The Posole Ole is a walk in which people with and without special needs participate. Everyone who walks is trying to raise money for SONM.
PLEASE HELP US! We would LOOOOVE to be the top fundraising class at Maggie - or even for the whole Posole Ole walk! Please donate today!
Thank you 

Next week we will be having some fun dress up days! 

Monday- Sports Attire Day (Wear your favorite jersey or team
shirt- baseball, basketball or football)


Tuesday- Wacky Hair Day (Anything silly goes)
Wednesday- Grade Level Color Wars ( What class has the most spirit?? Wear your grade level color!!!)

K- Red
1- Black
2- Green
3- Yellow
4- Dark Blue
5- White


Thursday- Dress like a twin with a friend (Dress like your best friend or teacher)
Friday- Dress like your favorite storybook character- Must be from a story, nothing scary, nothing covering your face (masks), and no weapons. 

Food Drive
October 20 until November 1.
Please send in any non-perishable items you are able to donate to help make a difference of the holidays. 

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night Fundraiser
Thursday, October 19th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
Proceeds benefit MCES

Picture Day
Thursday, September 21st

Balloons Aloft

Balloons Aloft will be Friday, October 6th at 7:00 a.m.  MCES will be selling breakfast burritos and hot cocoa. 

Cookie Dough Fundraiser
Packets were sent home Friday, September 15th.  All money raised will go toward our school playground
Please sign up for classroom/school announcements by text by signing up for  The directions are in your student's folder or copy and paste the link below

Fall Carnival
Friday, September 29th at MCES
Please donate gift cards for our 2nd Grade basket that will be auctioned off at the carnival.  All money raised will go back into the 2nd grade classroom

Welcome back to MCES 2017-18 school year.  I am excited about working together to have a fun learning and adventurous year.