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CES Newsletter - May 9, 2019
CES Newsletter - May 9, 2019
Jessica Witt
Thursday, May 09, 2019

Camanche Elementary Newsletter



May 9, 2019




Kindergarten – Monday, May 13th – 6:00 p.m.

First Grade – Monday, May 13th – 6:45 p.m.

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

Third Grade – Thursday, May 16th – 6:45 p.m.


            Please enter the building through the doors on the south side of the gym. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns, I can be reached through school, class dojo, or via email at: Thank you for your understanding.   – Miss Jen


* 4th Grade Informance will be Thursday, May 23rd at 6 p.m.



            Next week, our school nurse, Kathy Hullinger, and physical education teacher, Mr. DeNeve, will be spending one class session with 4th grade students talking about the importance of good hygiene and general changes associated with puberty. Students will be separated by gender for this discussion. If you have any questions in regards to the program, please contact Mrs. Hullinger or Mr. DeNeve.



            The Moon Savers, Camanche Elementary School’s third grade Jr. Lego League team, did a fantastic job at the World Championship! Only 60 of more than 20,000 Jr. Lego League teams were invited to compete at this event in Detroit, Michigan. The judges evaluated the teams in 8 categories. The Moon Savers earned an outstanding rating in each of the 8 categories! They were awarded the Discover and Show trophy because of their research and how they showed what they learned. Members of the Moon Savers are Beau Bigwood, Jenna Dunlap, Archer Kelly, Autumn Klahn, Mia Macke, and Kennedy Melchiori. They are coached by Sheryl Kennedy.

            The Moon Savers greatly appreciated the financial support from John Deere, Clinton National Bank, Citizens First Bank, and the Camanche Elementary PTA.



            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 95.65%. We as a school have set a goal of 97%. Thank you for working with us to reach that goal, EVERY DAY matters.



            The Eastern Iowa Regional Battle of the Books will be held May 13th in Bettendorf for students in grades 3 and 4. Members of the third grade team are Kyla Cude, Jenna Dunlap, Sofia Jacobo, Autumn Klahn, Kiara Krueger, Olivia Steines, Vinny Srp, and Chloe Toler. Jayda Clements, Kady Dunnett, Olivia Harridge, Harper Hoge, Delany Homan, Sadie Johnson, Bently Nelson, and Josie Srp are members of the fourth grade team. These students earned the highest scores in the local competition. They will be competing against students from various other school districts who have read the same designated 10 books for their grade level.



            As a school we have set a goal of 98,500 minutes in the month of May. So far, our school has read 14,091 minutes. We will celebrate if/when we reach our goal. Thank you for helping support this work!



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

May 13th                                   Regional Battle of the Books

May 13th                                   TK & K Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 1st Grade Music Informance at 6:45 p.m.

May 16th                                   2nd Grade Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 3rd Grade Music Informance at 6:45 p.m.

May 23rd                                 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 28th                                 2nd Grade to Platt Park

May 28th                                 3rd & 4th Grade Bike Rodeo

May 30th                                 4th Grade to Maquoketa Caves

May 30th                                 Preschool Graduation at CES at 6:00 p.m.

May 31st                                   3rd Grade Track & Field Day

May 31st                                   Preschool to The Discovery Center

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)

June 4th                                  Get Out and Play Day Activities


Yours in education,

Aimee Dohse – Principal