Camanche Elementary Newsletter
January 10, 2019
NO SCHOOL MONDAY, JANUARY 21ST – MLK JR DAY
There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP
Kindergarten Round Up will be held on Thursday, February 21st from 5:00-6:00PM & Friday, February 22nd from 8:30-9:30AM & 10:00-11:00AM. If you have a child that will turn 5 years old on or before September 15, 2019, please call our office to add them to our Round Up list. We can’t wait to meet all of our future kindergartners!
HEALTHY HABITS CALENDAR
We hope your student is having fun completing activities from the January Healthy Habits Calendar! Just a reminder that any K - 4th grade students that complete at least 23 days of activities listed on the calendar AND return the calendar to school on Friday, February 1st will receive an extra recess with Mr. D.!
Sadly, we have learned that Kwik Star’s Milk Moola Program is ending March 31, 2019. Please send in any and all Milk Moola that you have so that the PTA can get them counted and submitted! Thank you!!
GEARING UP FOR WINTER
We would just like to remind parents and students that our school policy states that ALL children go outside for recess unless they have a note from their family physician stating a need for them to remain indoors, or if the temperature (actual or wind chill) is less than ten degrees.
Students should come to school each day dressed for that day’s weather. Please take a moment to make sure that you child’s name is written on all of their outerwear. Students are required to have snow boots and snow pants in order to go off the blacktop area and play in the snow. If you are unable to provide your child(ren) with the needed outerwear, please contact Carrie Graves, the district Family Resource Coordinator at 259-3016.
With the cold and snowy weather comes possible late starts, early outs, and school cancellations. Please make sure to notify the main office if there is any change to your phone number(s) so that you can ensure that you receive any text messages or phone calls sent out by our district-wide alert system.
CES READING GOAL
We DID it!!! We surpassed our goal of 98,500 minutes in the month of December! We read 101,373 minutes. We will be celebrating with a HAT DAY TOMORROW! Thank you for helping support this work! Keep reading and stay tuned for the next upcoming reward opportunity!
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 96.63%. 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
January 21st NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14th Spring Picture Day J
February 15th Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties
February 18th NO SCHOOL – President’s Day
February 21st Kindergarten Round Up 5:00-6:00p.m.
February 22nd Kindergarten Round Up 8:30-9:30a.m. & 10:00-11:00a.m.
February 28th Family Reading Night 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
March 6th & 7th Parent/Teacher Conferences EARLY DISMISSAL both days @ 1:08/1:15
March 8th NO SCHOOL
Yours in education,
Aimee Dohse – Principal