Feb 2, 2022

Middle School "On The Fly" Snack Cart

Middle School

 

New this semester, MPCS has launched the middle school "On The Fly" snack cart, in conjunction with the new Eagle Card - a student photo ID card that offers the option to purchase items at any location on the MPCS campus. "On The Fly" will operate using a similar student-run model as the Roost in high school, connecting curriculum and applying real-world business concepts.

Eighth-grade students in Nikole West's Business and Entrepreneurship class pitched the idea for "On The Fly" to administration last school year. The desire to implement a cashless purchasing system for middle school students led to the implementation of the Eagle Card.

Prior to the school-wide roll-out of the Eagle Card, middle school piloted snack sales in the classroom. Students were able to hands-on test the technology, work out operational challenges, and learn all that is involved with implementing a new system. Students in the course are responsible for the marketing, inventory selection (with healthy and staple items) and procurement, and daily operations of the snack cart. Each student has a role within their team - manager, cashier, customer service, or inventory specialist - and teams work the snack cart on a rotational basis before school 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Monday, Thursday, and Friday each week.

The “On The Fly” middle school snack cart only accepts the Eagle Card for snack purchases in the middle school. Eagle Cards can also be used to make purchases on campus at the Roost, concessions, and the Eagles Nest school store. What a great testament to the power and impact of student-led learning!

How to Load the Eagle Card

 


Announcements

July 12 - Lower School New Family Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

July 14 - Lower School New Family Game Night, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

July 14 - Preschool/TK New Family Play Day, 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Sewell Cottage

July 14 - Preschool/TK New Family Play Day, 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Sewell Cottage

July 26-27 - High School Parking Assignments

July 30 - Senior Spots Painting Day

August 1 - PMI UP, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

New Student Orientation, Grades 10-12
Murray Innovation Center, Graham Commons

August 1 - PMI UP, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

New Student Orientation, Grades 10-12
Murray Innovation Center, Graham Commons

August 5 - K-Day, Lower School 101, Middle School 101, High School 101

August 5 - High School Social, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Dozier Circle

August 5 - High School Social, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Dozier Circle

August 8 - Preschool/TK Meet and Greet, 1:00 p.m.

August 9 - Back-2-School Night, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

August 11 - First Day of School, 7:50 a.m.

August 15 - Preschool/TK and Lower School Parent Orientation, 5:30 p.m.

August 16-17 - Picture Day

August 16 - High School Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m.

August 18 - Middle School Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m.

August 19 - Middle School Spiritual Emphasis House Day

August 22-23 - Lower School CoGAT Testing

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 30 - Picture Make-up Day

September 5 - Labor Day Holiday, No School

September 6/7-9 - High School Retreat

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 26-27 - Fall Break, No School

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