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Weekly News and Announcements for May 7th-11th

 
Track and Field Day:  This Friday, May 11th is the district Track and Field Event at the High school.  We will be there all day long so please make sure that your child has on sunscreen and has more to apply after sweating it off!  Send plenty of liquids to keep them hydrated too!
Parents are welcome to come and watch the events, but there is no way for teachers to know exactly what time your child is running.  We start around 10:00 and will complete events in this order.
Girls long jump and Boys high jump
Girls high jump and boys long jump
Boys 50 meter dash
Girls 50 meter dash
Boys 100 meter dash
Girls 100 meter dash
Boys 400 meter run
Girls 400 meter run
800 meter run combined boys and girls
4x100 boys relay
4x100 girls relay
4x400 combined relay
 
Students are allowed to eat anytime throughout the events.  If you are eating lunch with your child, remind them about picking up garbage and placing it in one of the many garbage cans in the stands.  
 
ABSOLUTELY NO GUM OR SUNFLOWER SEEDS ARE ALLOWED ON THIS FIELD TRIP!!
 
 
 
Spring Pictures: Lifetouch spring pictures or money is due on Wed. 9th.  Please return ASAP.  
 
 GRADES and MISSING WORK As the weather gets warmer, it is harder and harder to get students to do what is expected of them.  Overall there should be limited amounts of homework and so please stress to your son or daughter the importance of staying focused the last month of school.   All late and missing work will need to be turned in my May 16th.  This will also be the cut off for SQUIRT pages too. 
 
MAY 14th- Mrs. Ilkka's and Mrs. Wiener's class will be having a fun celebration at Foundry Park on Monday, May 14th for those students who have earned it.  In order to participate in the park experience, students need to have all missing work turned in and be at 1,700 pages or more in SQUIRT.  The purpose of the field trip is to celebrate all the students who have worked hard and stayed focus and organized throughout the school year.  Students will need a bag lunch on this day.  
  
 

Classroom Events at a Glance

Math:   We are wrapping up the last of our standards this week with a coordinate grid activity and learning about the correct order of operations in solving algebraic problems. 

Spelling:  We are done with spelling for the year.  

Social Studies: This week students will be introduced to the events that led up to the American Revolution.  Students will be introduced to key players of the battles of our country's independence.  Ask your son or daughter what the "domino effect" is and who fought in the French and Indian War.  

Reading & Science will be taught by Mrs. Ilkka.  Please see her webpage @ http://www.npaschools.org/users/cilkka and then click on Weekly Annoucements! for up-to-date classroom information for these subject areas. 

Upcoming Dates:

 

May 8th- 5th grade Band Concert at the High school (Be there by 5:00)

May 11th: Track and Field Day at the High School (9:30-3:30, need a lunch)

May 14th- Wiener and Ilkka reward day at the park (need a lunch)

May 15th- 5th grade Choir concert 3:00 in the gym (parents are welcome to attend)

May 15th- Last day of Band and Choir

May 17th-Inflatable Party on the playground 9:30-10:15

May 18th- Senior Walk Through at Raven Stream (We welcome back the seniors that attended RS)

May 24th- Le Sueur Community Center Field Trip

May 24th- Last Day of School (Report cards go home)