April 8, 2010 #20

KINDERGARTEN - Regular kindergarten classes will be cancelled April 12 and 13. The kindergarten teachers will be involved with the screening for 2010-2011 students.

CHOIR CONCERT - The 7 - 12 grade choir will present a spring concert Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the commons area of the Cooper gym Everyone is welcome.

RIF - The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #389 will sponsor a Reading Is Fundamental program April 14. They present free books to grades K-6. Wonderful!

JUMP ROPE AND HOOPS FOR HEART - Our students raised $2044.00 for the American Heart Association through the Jump Rope for Heart program. The Jr. High students also collected $353.00 for the Elle Foundation. Thanks so much.

AWARDS - There will be no perfect attendance awards this year due to the many flu cases last fall and many snow days missed.

5TH GRADE POSTER CONTEST - The Waterford Grange recently sponsored a Presidents Poster Contest for our fifth grade art students. Winners were 1st Mackenzie Wetz, 2nd Jillian McCutcheon, 3rd Trinity Jaeger, 4th Grace Stutler, and 5th Jacob Snyder. Awards were given at a dinner meeting for winners and their families. All other 5th graders were given gold dollars and certificates. Thanks Waterford Grange!

UPCOMING: OHIO ACHIEVEMENT TESTS are scheduled for the last two weeks in April. Beginning April 23 through April 30 students in grades 3 - 8 will be testing every day. Make sure your children get plenty of rest and a good breakfast. Please try to be present those days and schedule appointments another time if possible.

ANTIQUITIES PORTRAITS - The PTO is sponsoring an Antiquities Portrait program on the weekend of April 17. Information has been sent home and orders are due in by Friday, April 9th. Great gift for Mothers Day!

DRESS CODE - Students are permitted to wear shorts but they must be long enough that their fingertips touch the bottoms while standing. No short shorts, tank tops or spaghetti straps are permitted.

UPCOMING DATES:
May 4 4th grade to AEP for Earth Day activities
May 2-3 Grades 2-3 Science Day at Camp Hervida
May 7 Mini Relay for Life
May 10 Academic Sundae Party for Principal's Roll all 3 grade periods (gr. 3-8)
May 24-25 Science Outdoor Ed at Camp Hervida