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EAGLET OCTOBER 2016

17 October 2016 | Filed in Newsletters

NICE TO MEET YOU
Thanks to all of our parents for a successful Open House. The turn out was great and the teachers enjoyed meeting with you to share important information about their classrooms and curriculums.

Thanks to Mrs. Mantooth for supervising the babysitting session. MANY, MANY THANKS to our high school friends for watching over and entertaining our little ones. We did have a happy crowd!

CONFERENCE DAY
Primary School Conference Day will be held on Thursday, October 6. There will be no school FOR GRADES PRE-K THROUGH FOUR ONLY. There will be no Before or After School Care on conference day. This is a regular day of school for Middle and High School students. Teachers have sent home appointment times. If you haven’t returned your conference letter, please do so. Kindergarten – 4th grade report cards will be issued at conferences. Report cards are to be signed and returned to school within one week of receipt.

HONOR ROLL
Primary School Honor Roll is aimed at rewarding those students who excel in their academics.

There are two Primary School honor rolls. Students in grades 1-4 are eligible each six weeks (1st grade beginning second six weeks) by meeting the following criteria.

“A” Honor Roll: all As in promotional subjects (indicated with * on the report card).

Honor Roll: As and/or Bs in promotional subjects (indicated with * on the report card).

CROSS COUNTRY
A special thanks goes out to the Lang family for their generous donation of cross country shirts. Mrs. Lang designed the shirt, had 30 shirts made, and distributed them to the parents of the cross country team.

SPOTLIGHT ON STUDENTS
Congratulations to kindergarten students Raynee Summers and Yusuf Benrahla who will participate in Ridgewood’s Homecoming this year. Raynee will be the flower girl and Yusuf will be crown and scepter bearer. Come see them in the homecoming festivities at Jefferson Playground on Friday, October 28.

We would like to spotlight our Primary School students’ accomplishments in the EAGLET. If you have something to share about your child’s activities outside of school, please send them in writing or email to the teacher, and we will publish them.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Thanks to all for sending in your Box Tops. Our first submission date is approaching. If you are interested in helping with Box Tops (clipping and packaging) please let your child’s teacher know and we will be in touch.

LET US HELP OTHERS
On Monday, October 10, we will kick off the first of 2 Primary School fundraising programs that we have chosen to participate in during this school year. Both programs have been carefully chosen over the past several years and are causes that we feel are exceptional opportunities for our students to turn the focus outside of themselves and work for the benefit of others.
The first will be the St Jude MATH-A-THON, an education-based fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This program involves students in grades K-4, although we will accept monetary donations from our PreK parents! Over the past 13 years, we have donated over $32,000 to St. Jude Children’s Hospital! Detailed information will be sent home on Oct. 10. Please look over it carefully and encourage your child to participate.

The second fundraiser will be held in March and is the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pasta for Pennies. PreK – 4th grade will participate in this spring event.

CELEBRATE!
Don’t forget your Celebration Book orders. The Ridgewood Library wants to celebrate your child and encourage a love of reading!