February 26, 2009 #23
Students K-3 will have individual spring pictures taken Thursday, Feb.
26, 4-8 will be Friday, Feb. 27. Send no money at this time. There will
be a proof sent home if you wish to order.
The Waterford Grange recently sponsored President Picture poster
contest for 5th grades. Winners of the contest were 1st Emma Maddocks,
2nd Isaac Trader, 3rd Corey Berg, and honorable mention Garrett
Lemasters and Valerie Adams. The winners and their families were honored
with a dinner and monetary awards. All other 5th graders were also recognized
with other awards. Our Waterford Pride is showing!
Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 8.
Daylight savings time starts earlier this year.
Registration for next year?s kindergarten will be the week of March
16 - 20. Come in at your convenience between 8:00 and 3:00 any day that
week. The child must be 5 years old before August 1, 2009. Bring birth
certificate, shot records, Social Security card, and custody paper if
this applies to you. An appointment will be made at this time for the
screening April 13 and 14.
BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION
THANK YOU SO MUCH for saving the Boxtops for Education coupons.
We will receive $812.40 which will be used for honor roll and other
student awards. Keep saving! We will do this again next year. A special
thanks to Mrs. Jean Thomas for clipping and counting all those coupons!!!
February is American Heart month sponsored by the American Heart
Association. Students in grades K-5 have begun to bring home collection
envelopes for our annual jump rope for heart event scheduled for March
9 - 13.
Every year students are given jump ropes, water bottles for individual
donation levels achieved. A terrific idea has been formulating among
our student population. If all students K-5 pool their money and meet
a goal of $5,000.00, the school could earn the Wii Game System and everyone
could benefit. Individual prizes would not be earned if we did it this
way. Let us know what you think. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 will
be gathering donations for a new organization to benefit congenital
heart defects. Please check out the
website at: www.theellefoundation.org.
Former Waterford graduate Zack Arnold (teacher David Arnold's son) and
Zack's wife Krista recently lost a child to a congenital heart defect
and formed the Elle Foundation in honor of daughter Elisabeth Arnold.
donations go directly to research for the treatment of congenital heart
defects. Please check out the website for this very worthy cause! We
will have a ?kick-off/assembly on Monday, March 9th at 2:30 p.m. for
grades K-8. Krista Arnold has committed to us on that afternoon and
will share her thoughts with us. (She hopes to be able to bring Zach