Monday, March 30, 2015

Announcements 3-31-15

News from Band and Chorus

Students in Chorus and Band performed on Friday and Saturday at Missisquioi Valley Union High School in Swanton, in the Northern VT Music Educators Middle School music festival. City School had students from Miss Gelfon's chorus and Mr. Mehaffey's band performing in the festival Chorus, Concert Band, and Wind Ensemble. Twenty students from City School participated. Last weekend, two former City School students performed in the All New England Band and Orchestra in a fantastic concert in Keene, NH. Camille and Nate Gunter were in New Hampshire for three days, in rehearsals and concerts. We are very proud of their work.

Walking Wednesday

Last year on April 4th 202 people came out on a 25 degree morning.  It should be nearly 20 degrees tomorrow, so please join us in trying to surpass this turnout. Everyone is welcome: students, parents, teachers. Coffee and oatmeal available in the cafeteria for parents and volunteers who join in.


Jr. Band is rehearsing today at 12:15.

8th grade violins are at 11:30.

Beginning strings lesson is this afternoon at 2:45. 

6th grade violins are tomorrow.

Open Doors

The following Open Doors classes meet today Monday, March 30th 

  • Ready, Set, Cook
  • Bubble Bonanza
  • Girls on the Run

 All session A students taking Open Doors classes go to the cafeteria at 2:45 dismissal.  It is very important that all students riding the buses afterschool follow the bus expectations.  

Field Trip

Discovery is going to Shelburne Farms today.

Four Winds

SACS has science enrichment curriculum exploring how different birds build nests, lay eggs, and care for their young.  Please contact Heather Smith 
to coordinate this exciting science unit in your classroom.

Amazing Fact:
Owls are among the earliest nesters, often incubating their eggs in February and March, when there is still snow on the ground. (Stokes Guide to Bird Behavior)

Below is a live link to a Great Horned Owl nest. You can also watch archived video of the owlets hatching and growing courtesy of Cornell University.

Lunch Menu for Tuesday March 31st

Macaroni and Cheese 
Steamed Carrots 
Fruit and Veggie Bar 
Vegetable Soup 
Or Yogurt Or Sunbutter and Jelly Or Deli Sandwich Or Pizza 
Fresh Milk