Thursday, February 3, 2011 #11

SPELLING BEE - Due to the weather the district spelling bee was cancelled. It has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 7th in the high school bandroom. The following contestants were inadvertently left off last week's list: Nina Doddrill, Astashia Gossett, Bryce Hilverding, Olivia Lang, Connor Osborne, Summer Winkelman, Cameron Wriston, Noah Hilverding, Daniel Espinoza.

CONGRATULATIONS to Tess Teters for winning the District 13-K Peace Poster contest. She and her family have been invited to a special awards ceremony at a District 13-K Lions Convention March 5th in Lancaster. She will be presented a plaque and savings bond for her award. Waterford pride showing in all that we do!!!

RIF - The American Legion Auxiliary will again be distributing books to our K-6 students Monday, Feb. 7. Thanks for a wonderful program.

CLASS GROUP PICTURES - Daystar Photography will be taking class group pictures next Thursday, Feb. 10. Order forms are being sent home today. These pictures must be paid for at that time. They do not accept late orders or print extras.

VALENTINE PARTIES - Room mother parties for K-4 will be Mon., Feb. 14 at 2:30.

PARENT CONFERENCE - Students will be dismissed at 2:00 Thursday, Feb. 17th. Parent conferences will be scheduled from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. that day. Teachers will schedule a time for your child if they desire a conference. If you do not receive a notice and would like a conference call the school (984-2342).

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Fri. Feb. 18 and Mon. Feb. 21.

KISS A PIG CONTEST - The Jr. High Student Council is having a Valentine fundraiser. Students are asked to bring in their spare change to vote for the teacher or staff member they wish to see kiss a pig. The person with the most money in their can will kiss the pig on Valentine's Day in front of the whole student body. Voting will begin on Monday, Feb. 7th and continue through Friday, February 11th.

JUMP ROPE FOR HEART - Kick off will be Thurs. Feb. 17 with an assembly for students at 1:30 in the Cooper gym. Information and forms will be given to students at this time.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION - Reminder that kindergarten registration for next year will be the week of March 7 - 11. This is registration only. We will make an appointment for the screening in April at this time. Your child must be 5 years old by August 1, 2011. You must bring birth certificate, shot record, Social Security number and a copy of a custody paper if this applies to you. Your child need not be present at this time. You may come in anytime that week between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at your convenience.

HONOR ROLL - Click on this Waterford Elementary Honor Roll link to view the Honor Roll for the second nine week's grading period.