Thursday, March 11, 2010 #18

THINK SPRING! We are almost through a pretty rough winter and the sunshine feels great. The tulips and daffodils are sprouting in our patio and the robins have been busy.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION - Registration for next year's kindergarten will be next week March 15 - 19. This is registration only and an appointment will be made at this time for the screening in April. Your child must be 5 years old before August 1, 2010. You will need to bring birth certificate, shot record, Social Security number, and a custody paper if this applies to you. Shots required to enter school are 5 DPT, 4 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, and 2 Varicella (Chickenpox) (New state law now requires 2 Varicella). Your child does not need to be present at this time. You may come in at your convenience any day that week between 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

EASTER EGGS - The Band Boosters are taking orders for their yummy peanut butter handmade Easter eggs until March 12th. The price is $5.00. Contact any band member to order.

SPRING PICTURES - Spring pictures are scheduled for March 16 (K-3) and March 17 (4-8). Send no money at this time. A proof will be sent home. More information will be sent later.

STRAWBERRIES - The FFA has been taking orders for strawberries. If interested call Mr. Hartline at WHS (984-2373) or contact any FFA student by Friday, Mar. 12. Delivery will be March 15th.

JUMP ROPE AND HOOPS FOR HEART- Donation forms and money are due in for the Jump Rope program by Friday, March 12. Please get the money to Mr. Ryan or Mrs. Price. Jr. high students are collecting for the Elle Foundation to raise money and awareness for children with heart disorders. The Jr. high student with the most money collected will receive a $100 gift card to the store of their choice from Zack and Krista Arnold in honor of their daughter Elle who died from congenital heart disorder.

BUNNY HOP - Registration forms are available in the school office for the 8th Annual Beverly Waterford Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 3.

COLOR GUARD - Waterford Wildcat Pride Marching Band 2010-2011 Color Guard tryouts practice week will be March 22-26. Tryouts will be March 30 - April 2. Advisor Savannah McCutcheon will let students know day and time, etc There will be a sign-up sheet in the band room for any student wanting to try out.

SPELLING BEE - The Regional Spelling Bee will be Friday, March 12th at Marietta Senior High School at 7:00 p.m. Our students participating are Derek Huck, Madison Sury, Bobby Thomas, and Taylor Hilverding. Public is welcome! GOOD LUCK

NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK - In observance of School Lunch Week we are inviting grandparents of students in grades K-3 to join your grandchild for lunch: Kindergarten March 23 at 10:40 a.m.; 1st grade March 24 10:40 a.m.; 2nd and 3rd grades March 25 at 11:10 a.m. Adult price for lunch is $2.00. Do not send money in advance. Pay in the office that day.

SUMMER LEAGUE YOUTH BASEBALL- Sign ups Tues. March 9, Thurs. March 11, and Wed. March 17 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the Commons of Cooper Annex.