Friday, October 2, 2015

Announcements 10-5-2015

Daily Announcements   Monday October 5th, 2015

Heads Up
No School this Friday the 9th of October.  It is a teacher In-Service day.

Band lessons for week 6 are on, and beginning Jr. Band is reminded of lessons on Tuesday, and Jr. Band clarinets are on Wednesday.

Parent Portfolio Meeting 
On Tuesday October 6th, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, there will be a parent meeting in the library. This meeting is for parents interested in working on a committee to help us think through some of the student portfolio components. If you are interested in joining, please email Brian Clark…

Open Doors
The following Open Doors classes meet today -Monday, October 5th
  • Extreme Hip Hop
  • Dodge ball
Come to the cafeteria upon your dismissal.

Travelers Field Trip to Hackett's Orchard
Departure time 8:30 am
Return 1:15 pm

5/6 Home Game with Town
Start time 4:15

7/8 Away Game with Town
Start time 4:15 pm

Cross-Country Running
Practice at school 3:15-4:30 pm

Remember -Walking Wednesday will be every Wednesday in October
Be ready to walk or bike to school on Wednesdays. Over 200 participants expected each time following seven different walking routes to school.

Fox 44 TV News Visited to Learn about our Universal (Free) Meals Program
Our Assistant Principal, Georgie Andrews, and our Chef, Megan Levalley, were interviewed about the reasons we instituted a universal meals program and the impact it is having on our school. More than 90% of our students are accessing universal meals. You can view the video story HERE that reporter Alex Rose produced Thursday evening (10-1-2015).

Reporter Alex Rose

Kindergarten Learns about Seeds
Mr Lewis, Mrs Lawyer and Mrs Walsh had their students collect sunflower seeds, process sunflower seeds into a parsley pesto for taste tests, and use sunflower leaves and stalks for art work.  Students were impressed that these tasty seeds could make such a large and useful plant.

Removing Seeds from Sunflower Seed Heads (also a little from dried Corn)

Making Sunflower & Parsley Pesto

Making rubbings of leaves and painting Sunflower Images with Sunflower Stalks

Nursing Students at Our School
Each year nursing schools in Vermont send us students to assist with nursing tasks and to gain practical experience. This is a picture of two excellent current nursing students who were photographed here last week, Jonathon Claude and Ashley Hemenway. Please welcome them if you enter the nurse's office and see them there.

Breakfast Menu
Monday: Hot Oatmeal Bar w/Fruit & Warm Syrup
Additional Daily Offerings:

  • Whole Grain Cereals, 
  • Oatmeal, 
  • Bagel w/Cream Cheese, 
  • Healthy Breakfast Round,
  • Cabot Yogurt Parfait
  • All Served w/ Milk, Juice and Fresh Fruit

Lunch Menu
Taste Test Event Cheesy Cauliflower Chicken Patty Sandwich w/Lettuce & Tomato Rice Pilaf Fruit & Veggie Bar Vegetable Soup

Entrée Options Main Meal or Cabot Yogurt Parfait or Deli Sandwich or Pizza Offered with all Meals
  • Fresh Fruit, Fresh Hood Milk
  • Vegetable/Fruit Bar