JOKE OF THE WEEK
Students may take two fruit servings with each meal. They must take at least one.
Bananas, Grapefruit and Kiwis are the snack possibilities for Friday, Monday and Tuesday
Jazz Band is rehearsing today.
EXPECTED VETERANS DAY WEATHER
Dropping temperatures and very windy conditions today mean that you should dress as warmly as possible for our visit to Taylor Park.
ATHLETIC INFORMATION for 5-8TH GRADERS
Raiders 7/8 Boys Basketball
Coach Smith will be hosting Open Gyms for the 7-8 Boys Basketball Team on the following dates: November 15, 17 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Please do not arrive before 5:45 PM. Dress for playing. Call Mrs. Trainer with any questions at 527-0565 X1102
Raiders 5-8 Cheerleading
The first practice will be held on Mon. November 14 at 3:30 PM. Please call Mrs. Trainer with any questions at 527-0565 ext 1102.
Everyone: Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony
Parents and Staff: Friends of St. Albans City School Meeting
November 14th 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the Library
Parents: Operation Happiness
United Way will again be sponsoring Operation Happiness by providing a basket of food and toys for children in the family (16 and under). If you are in need of this service you can call 393-4443 M-F, Nov. 14th to Nov. 18th from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. And Nov. 21 and 22 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Parents: Parent Math Night
1st - 2nd - 3rd Graders. Tuesday November 15, 2016. 5:30 - 7:00pm
SACS library. See further information in next blog section.
Everyone: Thanksgiving Feast
Families, students, teachers are welcome to take part in the Thanksgiving Feast offered at lunch time on November 17th. See notice below this section for details.
Everyone: Chorus Concert DateSt. Albans City School will have a chorus concert on November 17th at 6:30 in the Library. We will have both the elementary chorus and the middle school chorus performing.
PARENT MATH NIGHT
1st - 2nd - 3rd Grades
Tuesday November 15, 2016
5:30 - 7:00pm SACS library
Join us for a night of learning and creating as we dive into math for grades 1-3!
We will begin the evening with a presentation about our math curriculum, how we teach math, and mathematical strategies.
We will finish the night with an opportunity for you to explore, make, and take different games and materials home for you and your family.
**This meeting is intended for parents only. Childcare will be available in the cafeteria for families who need it. Please you the attached form if you plan to use childcare. Children must be signed up ahead of time. Please bring children to the cafeteria**
Operation Happiness (also listed above in important dates)
PICTURES AND REPORTS
More Beet Chip Photos
Mrs Adams class participated in harvesting and making beet chips with the rest of Kindergarten last week
Learning about Veterans Day
Explorers in Mrs. Halvorsen's Classroom read and discussed a book about Veterans Day. The purpose of the experience was to provide the students with an understanding of the meaning of tomorrow's Veterans Day gathering.
Team USA Veterans Breakfast
USA students organized a tasty breakfast in the school's library for veterans from the St. Albans community. Students from Mrs. Adams and Lawyer's classrooms joined them briefly and provided the pledge of allegiance before the veterans had their meal (Link to the pledge Video 35 seconds long). Various speeches were given by the older students. A video of the event was made by the USA students that will be shared on Channel 15.
Google Earth/Maps Street Image of St. Albans City Center
It is remarkable that the google mapping vehicle passed through St. Albans on a previous Veteran's Day. Here is one of the resulting images.
Picture Re-take Day
Quite a few students and staff had their pictures taken on Thursday morning 11-10-2016. We hope that everyone at St. Albans City School is now up to date on their school photo.
Short video teaching how to Hand Whistle
1 minute 45 seconds long. Created in a 7/8th grade Video Making Class.