Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Newsletter 1/25/12

Wednesday, January 25, 2012


  • Spelling Bee: The school-wide, mixed grade bee will take place tomorrow, Thursday, January 26th from 2:00-3:00 pm. Grade-level bee winners will compete for a chance to participate in the Yavapai County Spelling Bee in Prescott in February. Parents and guardians are welcome to attend.
  • Mystery History: Our annual Mystery History presentations will take place the week ofFebruary 6-10 from 8:30-9:00 am and 12:00-12:30 pm. The presentation schedule is attached and will be sent home in this Friday's packet. There is very little wiggle room in the schedule in order to accommodate all 56 students.
  • Valentine Exchange: Students are allowed to bring valentines as long as they include everyone in the class. They can decorate a brown paper bag or shoebox in which to receive their valentines at home and bring it in on February 14th.
  • Bohemian Night: Our annual Bohemian Night celebration will take place on Thursday, February 16th from 5:30-7:00. Please save the date!
  • President's Day Long Weekend: There is no school on Friday, February 17th andMonday, February 20th in honor of President's Day.
  • 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 this 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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