Monday, June 10, 2013

Announcements 6-11-13

News from Team USA

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Team USA students organized the annual kindergarten carnival. The students created fun and game stations and ended up having lunch with their buddies.

Step Up Day - Friday 6/14


K to 1:
Current kindergartners will come in on their regular bus and go directly to the cafeteria. They will sit at their assigned lunch table (the one they sit in for lunch).K teachers will distribute  wrist bands of various colors (GREEN - IMAGINATION, ORANGE - EXPLORERS, BLUE- INVESTIGATORS, PURPLE- TRAVELERS) to their students according to their new Learning Community. Mrs. Andrews will dismiss students from the cafeteria by Learning Community/Color. (All K-3 staff need to be in the cafeteria to help and assist students during this transition.) Children will spend the next two hours getting to know their new teachers and classmates. A snack will be served in the 1st grade classrooms.
At 10:10 students will be dismissed from their classrooms - chimes will ring. K teachers will be outside at busses to ensure the students go on their regular bus.

3 to 4 and 6 to 7
Students will come in on the bus and go directly to the cafeteria. (Session B students will ride with session A and will arrive at 7:30). Students going into grade 4 will sit in the front half of the cafeteria. Students going into grade 7 will sit in the back half. They will have the option of having breakfast in the cafeteria. Grades 4-8 staff will be in the cafeteria to meet and greet their new students. At 7:45 grade 4 and 7 teachers will arrive promptly to pick up their students in the cafeteria. Mrs. Andrews will dismiss students from the cafeteria by Learning Community. At 9:40 chimes will signal dismissal.

Girls on the Run

Girls On The Run did a fantastic job and completed their 5k run on Saturday at the Essex Junction Fairgrounds. We had so much fun and really enjoyed running in the rain! See everyone next season!

Field Trips

The Travelers Field Trip is cancelled due to weather.
Team USA is cancelled.
Kindergarten is going to Shelburne Farms.

SACS Challenges Mount Clear College In Their Latest Fai-To!

St. Albans City School has challenged a school from Australia in their latest Mangahigh math competition.  The Fai-To started and will be completed when either school wins 5 rounds.  We need students helping win the competition by completing any challenges or games.  Get online and play some games.  Go Raiders.

Congratulations to the communities that have participated in Mangahigh Fai-Tos and have used the online mathematics tool.  We were ranked 14th in the North American Challenge for the month of May!  Nice job Raiders.

News from Bright Beginnings

Last month, Bright Beginnings hatched chicks in their classrooms!

Lunch Menu for Tuesday June 11th

Taco Bar w/ The Works 
Seasoned Taco Meat, Mozz. Cheese, Lettuce, Salsa & Soft Flour Tortilla 
Or Yogurt Or Sunbutter & Jelly Or Deli Sandwich Or Salad Bar Or Pizza
Rice Pilaf 
Rainbow Slaw 
Fresh Fruit 
Fresh Milk