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Newsletter - April 4, 2019
Newsletter - April 4, 2019
Jessica Witt
Thursday, April 04, 2019

Camanche Elementary Newsletter

 

NEWSLETTER #19-30

April 4, 2019

 

CULTURE FAIR – TONIGHT!

            We had such a terrific Culture Fair last Thursday that we are having another Culture Fair today, Thursday, April 4th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.! Tonight’s Culture Fair features the work of our third grade students.  Participating third graders are Beau Bigwood, Jenna Dunlap, Daitoniah Ebensberger, Octavain Harrington, Sofia Jacobo, Archer Kelly, Autumn Klahn, Mia Macke, Kennedy Melchiori, Maya Pendleton, Jacoby Sampson, Vinnie Srp, Paxton Steffes, Olivia Steines, and Chloe Toler. The Culture Fair is an Open House. It is a terrific opportunity to learn about 15 different countries and see the wonderful learning centers our third graders have made.

 

HEALTHY HABITS CALENDAR

            April Health Habits calendars were sent home last week!  The April calendar is also attached if you would like to print it yourself. Any students that complete at least 23 days of activities listed on the calendar AND return the calendar to school on Wednesday, May 1st will receive an extra recess with Mr. D.!  Let’s finish the year strong CES!

 

IOWA ASSESSMENTS TEST PREPARATION

SAVE THE DATE! APRIL 11TH – APRIL 16TH – APRIL 18TH

            3rd and 4th grade students will be taking the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress, or ISASP, on April 11th, 16th, and 18th. Both grades have already had guidance lessons on preparation, test anxiety, and motivation. Your encouragement of your students is greatly appreciated!

 

ISASP TEST TAKING TIPS:

  • Get enough sleep.
  • Eat a healthy breakfast.
  • Read the directions carefully.
  • Read the questions carefully.
  • Always check your answers.
  • Stay focused.
  • Take your time.
  • Most importantly — Do your BEST!

 

FROM THE MUSIC STUDIO

            Families – we have our spring music informances coming up next month! These are casual performances in our gym by grade level. Please mark your calendars; more information will be coming in the next couple of weeks!

Monday, May 6th – Kindergarten at 6:00 p.m. & 1st Grade at 6:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 9th – 2nd Grade 6:00 p.m. & 3rd Grade at 6:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 16th – 4th Grade 6:00 p.m.


3RD GRADE SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS

            Congratulations to these students who were showcased for their creativity, ability, and craftsmanship in art class!

                                                            1st Place: Sophia Housenga

                                                            2nd Place: Chloe Toler

                                                            3rd Place: Mason Hilgendorf

 

CES READING GOAL

            We DID it!! We surpassed our goal of 98,500 minutes in the month of March! We read 112,254 minutes.  We will be celebrating with an extra 30 minutes of art TOMORROW! Thank you for helping support this work! Keep reading and stay tuned for the next upcoming reward opportunity!

 

ATTENDANCE

            If your student is going to be absent, will arrive late, or needs to leave early, please make sure to call the main office no later than 9 a.m. on the day of the absence, tardy or early dismissal.

Our attendance is currently 95.73%. We as a school have set a goal of 97%. Thank you for working with us to reach that goal, EVERY DAY matters.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

April 4th                                   Culture Fair Open House Featuring 3rd Grade Participants

April 11th, 16th & 18th                   ISASP Testing for 3rd and 4th Grade Students

April 18th                                  Snow Day Make Up Day

April 19th & 22nd                       NO SCHOOL – Spring Break

April 25th                                 3rd Grade to National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

April 29th                                 1st Grade to Hurstville Interpretive Center

May 6th                                   TK & K Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 1st Grade Music Informance at 6:45 p.m.

May 7th                                   Mrs. Klahn’s and Mrs.. Bielenberg’s Classes to the Arboretum

May 9th                                   Mrs. Keeney’s and Mrs. Simmons’s Classes to the Arboretum

May 9th                                   2nd Grade Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 3rd Grade Music Informance at 6:45 p.m.

May 13th                                   Regional Battle of the Books

May 16th                                   4th Grade Music Informance at 6:00 p.m.

May 23rd                                 Kindergarten to Bettendorf Family Museum

May 23rd                                 4th Grade Track & Field Day

May 27th                                 NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

May 31st                                   3rd Grade Track & Field Day

June 3rd                                  Snow Day Make Up Day

June 3rd                                  2nd Grade Bike Rodeo

June 3rd                                  3rd Grade to Rock Creek

June 4th                                  Snow Day Make Up Day – Last Day of School (provided we have no more    cancellations)

 

Yours in education,

Aimee Dohse – Principal