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Everyone Everyday

I am a responsible,

April 2012

respectful McKenneyHarrison Bulldog. My goal is to be at or above grade level in all

Note From the Principal

areas. UPCOMING EVENTS… Teacher

Kindergarten Round-Up April 12 6-7

Requests

As has been our policy in the past, you may not request a specific teacher for

NWEA Testing Window Opens April 16 Hungry Howie’s Night April 18 Spring Music Program April 19 7:00

your child next year, however, you may request that your child NOT be placed in a classroom where the teaching style may not fit your child’s learning style. Please write a letter stating the concrete reasons why you think the match won’t work. Letters received by Tuesday, May 1, will be considered for

JA Interviews 5th Grade April 20 Olweus Celebration April 23 Book Fair April 23-27 PTO Meeting April 26 6:00

Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Many thanks to all of the families who came for our first Math Night! We had a wonderful time problem solving and working on different number sense games. All who attended got a math game to take home and learned some math games to play! Several lucky problem solvers even won some math games!

review. Dress Accordingly! Please remind your child to dress accordingly with the warmer weather. No spaghetti strapped shirts and shoulders must be covered. Shorts should be

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Math Night Was a Success

Reminders!

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ous to run and play in! Gym shoes are much safer. Wear them at your own risk! If there is inappropriate clothing, we have extra t-shirts in the office.


Did You Know??? PTO CORNER PTO News We are having a PTO meeting on Thursday, April 26 from 6-7...come and help us plan for next year’s events! Mrs. Tipton is looking for parent volunteers to help in May when we host the election primaries! If you think you can help with the primaries ...please let Mrs. Tipton know. We hope to see you at the PTO meeting on April 26!

Circle the State! We had a group of singers at the Circle the State Festival at IPFW on February 18? Jillian Peel and Alexa Dickerhoof represented McKenneyHarrison as part of the IMEA AllState Children’s Honor Choir. They performed at the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne. Congratulations to all of our participants!

Student Council We’ve had Jar Wars! Our students collected money to help the tornado victims in Henryville. The class with the largest collection was Mrs. Norton's class with $161.11. Our second place winner was Ms. Groff's class with $116.25. The total amount collected for the week was $1,235.64. The winning class had an ice cream party hosted by Darth Vader and a Storm Trooper! Full Day Every Day...Kindergarten! We are so happy to be able to offer full day kindergarten for all of our sections next year! Our kindergarten round up is scheduled for April 12 from 6-7. Plan on attending with your incoming kindergartener!

Book Rental is Due!!! Our Attendance Smart Goal for March...97%

A Quick Reminder... If There’s a Delay….School Begins and Ends Two Hour: 9:50-2:30 Three Hour: 10:50-3:30 Please make arrangements in the event that we have a three hour delay. Your child’s school day will be extended one hour to accommodate

Our BullDog Bravo BullDogs! These lucky winners won for their classes with their great test taking skills during the first round of ISTEP and IREAD! Each student who showed great test taking stamina and skill got a Bravo Bull Dog Ticket...they got to choose where to put the ticket at the end of testing. Here are our winners for the first round! Ice Cream Party for their class: Hannah (Schlosser), Lee (Groff), Andrew (Hefty) Popcorn Party for their class: Mallory (Pinnington), Jillian (Seltenright), Amara (Minnich ) Extra Recess for their class: Emmerson (Brandt) Joseph (Norton), Jayden (Neal)

You and Five Friends get pop! Tyler (Seiler) Drake (Wagner), Dalton (Kelham) You and Five Friends get pizza! Third Grade: Elizabeth, Jala, Janie, Tanner Fourth Grade: Tianna, Anthony, Allison, Lucas Fifth Grade: Jacob, Bethany, Bridget, Justice You get to play Kinnect with a friend: Third Grade: Julian, Alex, Trenton, Blake Fourth Grade: Colton, Hannah, Olivia, Jillian Fifth Grade: Kendyl, Austin, Jayce, Krysten Scholastic Book Fair is Coming! Mark your calendars...April 23-27...Buy One, Get One Free! We will be donating books to Kate’s Kart again as well…What a great way to help.


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