Thursday, April 5, 2012

Announcements 4-6-12

Spring Luncheon

Parents and families are cordially invited to attend The Annual Spring Luncheon today(4/6) in the cafeteria. Please come at your child's normal scheduled lunchtime. The menu is posted at the end of the announcements. 

Lunch Schedules:

Bright Beginnings/Kindergarten: 10:50-11:20
Investigators & Explorers: 11:15- 11:45
Imagination & Travelers: 11:30 - 12:00
Incredibles & Voyagers: 11:45 - 12:15
Discovery & Triumph: 12:00 - 12:30
All 7/8 Teams: 12:45 - 1:15

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation was founded by football player Doug Flutie to help improve the lives of people and families living with autism. For more information about their programs and grants please visit

Autism Awareness fact of the Day

People with autism are more likely to be visual learners.  They see in pictures, so they learn in pictures as well.  Words can be confusing because of multiple meanings and not all words can be associated with a picture.

April Fools Joke of the Day

Why did the boy glue himself to a book?
The teacher said to stick to one subject.

Brainstorm Adventure Brain Fit Tip of the Day

New technology can improve our daily lives, but it also can distract us from face-to-face contact with others, and those experiences canreduce stress and increase empathy. Make sure you take regular breaks from your technology to spend times with friends and family.

Use your brain for Dexterity: Try this tongue twister: Around the rugged rocks the ragged rascal ran

Our ten week adventure is now over. We hope you have enjoyed the tips and brain games!

WordMasters Word of the Day

launch- (verb) 1a : to send or shoot (something, such as a rocket) into the air or water or
into outer space ▪ launch a rocket/missile/torpedo
1b : to put (a boat or ship) on the water ▪ launch a battleship/lifeboat
1c : to throw (something) forward in a forceful way. ▪ I was terrified when the ferocious
animal suddenly launched itself at me.
2a : to begin (something that requires much effort) ▪ The enemy launched an attack at
2b : to cause (a person or group) to start to be successful in a career, business, etc. ▪ He
helped launch her in her career as a singer.
2c : to offer or sell (something) for the first time ▪ The company is expected to launch
several new products next year.
3: computers : to cause (a program) to start operating ▪ You can launch the program by
double-clicking on the icon.

Hot Lunch Entree for Friday April 6th

Spring Luncheon
Oven Baked Glazed Ham 
Chef’s Made  
Mashed Potato 
Seasoned Green Peas 
Wheat Dinner Roll 
Festive Dessert 
Warm Applesauce 
Farm Fresh Milk