Wednesday, January 18, 2012

1/18/12 Newsletter

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


  • Spelling Bee: Study lists have been provided to all UE students and we have been holding practice bees daily in class. The grade-level bee will be held this Thursday, January 19th from 2:00-3:00 pmand the school-wide, mixed grade bee (3rd-8th grade) will take place next Thursday, January 26th from 2:00-3:00 pm. Parents and guardians are welcome to attend.
  • Sedona Marathon Sponsors: All UE teachers have been sponsored to run the marathon! Thank you for your donations!
  • Mystery History: Our annual Mystery History presentations will take place the week ofFebruary 6-10 from 8:00-9:15 am. Students have begun choosing their subjects and must submit their choices by Monday, January 23rd. Detailed information will be included in this week's Friday packet.
  • Art Supplies Needed: Andrea is requesting donations of newspapers and paint roller tins for a Language Arts art project for the 4th years.
  • Substitute Needed for Cooking Elective: Bill will be out next Friday, January 27thand will need someone to cover the cooking elective from 2:00-3:00 pm. The recipe and supplies will be provided. Please contact us if you are available.


  • We do not have a microwave available for students to heat up their lunch at school
  • Please send a reusable water bottle to school with your student to keep in their cubby
  • Students are encouraged to bring a snack to school to eat before lunch

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!

  • Parent Help Needed: We are looking for parent volunteers to help out with various tasks (tutoring students, grading, roving) within our classroom Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00-12:00 (or any increment of time between these hours). If you are interested, please contact us.
  • Classroom Library Organization: We need help organizing our classroom library which includes ordering and coding our wide variety of novels.
  • 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 next semester. If you can commit to the entire semester (April-June) 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



Jacki, Marsha, Bill, and Andrea

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