Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Wednesday, October 12, 2011


  • Science 456 Website: The password for the science gmail account has changed. Students will no longer have access to this site due to misuse of the account. In its place is a new web site called Science 456. The address for Science 456 is, Students and parent/guardians can use this site to get assignments located on the forms and docs page, check on current assignments and due dates, view class announcements, and view a class calendar. You will also find and reading list of suggested textbooks in the classroom to help students with their assignments, links to web sites, and some fun photos of activities. The site is up and running. Its is under construction at this point but will be completed soon. The site will be updated on a weekly basis to stay current with the needs of each student. Students will be able to download the document they need and cut and paste it into an email and send it to my gmail account; There is also a contact me page that I may be reached through.
  • Library Art Show: The Twelve Geological Eras of Time thru 10/12 created by the Sedona Charter School Upper Elementary Class. Project taught by Art Specialist Nancy Lattanzi funded through a state grant. The 12 foot long mural depicts evolutionary life on land and sea from the Precambrian through Cenozoic eras. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road, Free. For more info on Nancy's art classes email
  • 6th Year Haunted House Set-Up: We will be setting up the Haunted House for the Fall Harvest Festival afterschool from 3:30-5:00pm on Tuesday, October 25th.
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences: Conferences are not mandatory and will be scheduled with your student's advising teacher. Marsha will meet with 5th Years on Tuesday, October 25th; Andrea will meet with 4th Years on Wednesday, October 26th; and Jacki will meet with 6th Years on Thursday, October 27th. If you are interested in having a conference, please email us with a time between 8:30am-12:00pm that works for you.
  • Red Rock Fantasy Supplies: We are in need of holiday lights, brightly colored outdoor or indoor paints, and plywood, or tax-credit-eligible donations to buy these supplies.

Volunteer Opportunities

50 Parent/Guardian Volunteer Hours per year are required for each SCS student unless other arrangements are made with the Principal Educator. Below are the current volunteer opportunities for the UE classroom. Be sure to log your hours in the main office!

  • Morning Drop Off: We are still in need of morning drop off volunteers for Mondays and Fridays from 7:45 to 8:30 am. We would like to free the UE teachers up for planning and working with students in the mornings and are looking for volunteers to help walk students from the library parking lot to the school at these times. There will be a teacher from another classroom on duty at these times as well. Please email us at if you would like to volunteer.
  • Library Trips: We are still in need of 4th and 6th grade parent volunteers to chaperone our trips to the library every other Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.
  • Laminating/Hole Punching: If you are available to help us with laminating during the school day, please let us know or drop by and check in with Marsha.

  • Friday Electives: We are in need of volunteers to run Friday electives from 2:00-3:00pm for the semester. If you can commit to the entire semester (October-December) and would like to lead one of the following classes or have an idea of your own, please email us.


-Nature Walk/Hiking



-New Global Citizens


-Digital Photography



Upcoming Events

  • Fall Harvest Festival: Our annual Fall Harvest Festival will take place from 3:30-5:00 pm onFriday, October 28th. There will be tricks, treats, and a haunted house!
  • Dia de los Muertos Field Trip: We will be attending the Dia de los Muertos festivities at Tlaquepaque on Monday, October 31st from 10:00am-12:00pm.
  • Flagstaff/Sedona Symphony Assembly: The Flagstaff/Sedona Symphony will perform in the UE classroom for the entire school at 10:15am on Tuesday, November 8th.

Jacki, Marsha, Bill, and Andrea

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