JOKE OF THE WEEK
Students may take two fruit servings with each meal. They must take at least one.
Cucumbers are expected for snacks on Friday
Cucumbers: The biggest cucumber, grown in southern China, was 67 inches long and weighed 154 pounds. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/9-healthy-facts-about-cucumbers
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMMING (for next week)
Parents Take Note:
Session 2 for Open Doors will begin on December 5th
Tween Raw Strength and Fitness
STEAM Hero Investigations
Minecraft & Mindfulness
Jenny, Sophia, and Landon have a drum set lesson today at 10:30 AM.
Full Jazz Band is today at 2:00 PM, and beginning clarinets have lessons today, along with the normal Friday people.
Everyone: Walking Wednesday
December 7th. This is the only Walking Wednesday for December, so please try to come out and join in.
Students in Grades 5-8: Auditions for "Annie"
December 7th and 8th. More Details Here at this Link.
Everyone: Day of Code
On December 8th, we will celebrate our "Day of Code".
Parents & Teachers: Dressing Well for the Winter Wetness
It is the time of year when students are often getting wet pants from outdoor playground equipment or playing on the ground. Parents if you anticipate a wet day from rain or snow please send in extra clothes in your student's back pack. Teachers could you please ask them wear their snow pants or not use the areas that are saturated.
Worried about Whooping Cough?
Go to THIS LINK for the latest guidelines on what to do about it.
Everyone: Community Wellness Event
Shake Santa Shake Black Light Zumba
December 8th 6 to 7 PM. SATEC Gymnasium
Details can be found at this Link.
Everyone: Operation Happiness
Renaissance students will be collecting non-perishable food for Operation Happiness again this year. Examples of great donations would be canned fruits/vegetables, dry foods like pasta, rice or cereal, peanut butter/jelly, soups or jars of baby food. Please contact us if you have questions about other donations and be sure to check expiration dates. Students will come to your community between 8:20-8:30 to collect donations. We will post daily results in the announcements to show how many donations have been collected from each community. Our goal is to collect 3,000 donations from our school. The community that collects the most items, will receive an Ice Cream Celebration. We will be collecting donations from through December 9th.
PICTURES AND REPORTS
Dr Hook Visited 1st Grade Travelers to Look at X Rays
Students got to see X-rays and Magnetic Imaging (MRIs) and Body images on a Smart Board to begin understanding the components of the body and how they work. There were lots of questions for Dr. Hook and he, in turn, quizzed Travelers students on what they were looking at. Students also got to examine various X-rays on two light boxes along with giving a stethoscope a tryout.
$500 Dollar Grant Received from Exxon/Mobil on Lake Street
Casey Morgan, the Exxon Mobil station manager, kindly came by St. Albans City School to Deliver a $500 check to help promote instruction in math and science. Managers from this service station, and Exxon Mobil, have given our school a grant of this size regularly in recent years. Grace Borst and two Renaissance students, Caleb and Margot were present to receive the check.
Operation Happiness Daily Totals