Thursday, March 22, 2012 #13

SPRING HAS SPRUNG - Spring officially began last Tuesday and we have been loving the beautiful weather. Our absence list is finally shorter and hopefully we are past the worst part. It feels good to have spring fever!

CHANGE IN EASTER BREAK - We have a change in our school calendar. THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 5. Classes will resume Wednesday, April 11.

FOURTH GRADE FIELD TRIP - The fourth grade will be going to Campus Martius Museum Friday, March 23.

THIRD GRADING PERIOD ends Friday, March 23.

McTEACHER NIGHT at McDonald's in Beverly was great! We earned $1200. Our PTO thanks those teachers who worked and everyone who supported this fundraiser.

TERRA NOVA TESTS will be given next week. This will involve all students in grades 2 - 8. Make sure your child gets plenty rest and a good breakfast.

KINDERGARTEN SCREENING will be Thursday, March 29th and Friday, March 30th. REGULAR KINDERGARTEN CLASSES WILL BE CANCELLED BOTH DAYS because the teachers are involved in the screening.

TUTORING - Reminder to students who are involved in after school tutoring, it begins on Monday, March 23. Parents please pick up your child at 5:00 p.m. Thank you.

CHOIR DATES - Friday, April 13 - Zumba Choir Fundraiser: This will be held in the Elementary gym. $10 fee for a great, fun workout that benefits the choir. 6:30-8pm. If this is your first time experiencing Zumba exercise, no problem. The instructor is very kind and helpful to us first-timers.
Thursday, April 19 - Spring choir concert. Renaissance festival this year. This includes food, games, skits, costumes, and of course, singing. 6:30-8pm. All are invited!!!!
Saturday, April 21: Junior High Solo and Ensemble contest in Zanesville

VISITING POET - The PTO is inviting Kid's Poet Kenn Nesbitt to visit us April 2. Information was sent home regarding books that he has for sale. We are excited about his program!

NURSE NOTES: Reminder to 7th and 8th grade students: You must receive a booster for tetanus to remain in school (Tdap). Many have already returned a copy to me.
Thank you to those who have responded in all grades to our need to complete our files with Social Security cards, birth certificates and shot records. Keep those coming!