Camanche Elementary Newsletter
April 14, 2022
NO SCHOOL TOMORROW!
Just a reminder that there is NO SCHOOL TOMORROW on Friday, April 15th due to Good Friday.
IOWA ASSESSMENTS TEST PREPARATION
SAVE THE DATE! APRIL 19TH – APRIL 21ST – APRIL 26TH – APRIL 28TH
3rd and 4th grade students will be taking the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress or ISASP, on April 19th, 21st, 26th, and 28th. 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:
1. Get enough sleep.
2. Eat a healthy breakfast.
3. Read the directions carefully.
4. Read the questions carefully.
5. Always check your answers.
6. Stay focused.
7. Take your time.
8. Most importantly – Do your BEST!
Congratulations to our 3rd and 4th grade Battle of the Books teams! They did a fantastic job at the Eastern Iowa Battle of the Books Regional event. The 4th grade team earned first place! Members of the 4th grade team are Addy Coffey, Emery Davis, Sophia Johnson, and Lily Laurion. There were two 3rd grade teams in the competition. The team composed of Landon Green, Luke Gravert, Lakin Springer, and Addi Totten earned first place in the 3rd grade division! Katelynn Burken, Elyna Clements, Cody Gravert, and Hayleigh Lorenzen’s team earned sixth place. The teams are coached by Sheryl Kennedy. We are so proud of all of our team members.
FROM MRS. MUNSON
This week discuss with your student: “Integrity means doing the right thing, even when no one is looking.” Integrity is an important life skill to have; it impacts our reputation and builds a strong sense of self. We can continue to build our integrity over time by making choices that align with our core values and taking responsibility for our actions. Here are a couple articles with more information:
NEWS FROM THE PTA
~ If you are interested in joining the PTA, feel free to come to the meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. You can also contact us via the PTA email at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Camanche Elementary PTA Facebook page. We are looking forward to a fun year of activities and events! Go CES Storm!
DATES TO REMEMBER
April 14th 2nd Grade to Putnam Museum
April 15th NO SCHOOL – Good Friday
April 19th, 21st, 26th & 28th ISASP Testing for 3rd & 4th Grade Students
April 26th 1st Grade to Circa 21
April 29th & May 2nd & 3rd 4th Grade Transition Days at Camanche Middle School
May 3rd K Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 1st Grade Music Informance at 6:45 p.m.
May 5th 2nd Grade Music Informance at 6:00 p.m. & 3rd Grade Informance at 6:45 p.m.
May 6th 3rd & 4th Grade to Heritage Canyon
May 10th 4th Grade Music Informance at 6:00 p.m.
May 16th 2nd Grade to Rock Creek
May 24th Kindergarten to Bettendorf Family Museum
May 26th 4th Grade to Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
May 27th 2nd Grade to Platt Park
May 30th NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
May 31st 3rd & 4th Grade to Platt Park
June 1st Last Day of School
Yours in education,
Aimee Dohse – Principal