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Bulldog Bulletin


Excellence Everyone Everyday Attendance SMART goal for

September, 2012

August...98% We are off to a great start!

Note From the Principal...

Parent’s Action Welcome to New Staff

Plan for a Great School Year… 1.

Make contact with teachers.


Set up a time and place for homework.


Ask your child…”What did you learn today?

4. Get in the habit of

A Great Beginning Wow! Think about all that is new this year! *Breakfast that costs $1

We want to take a moment and introduce our new staff. Teaching kindergarten is Carrie Bennett. Carrie comes to us from East Noble where she

*Recess before lunch!

taught kindergarten for 8 years. Regina Browand is

*Bus Routes

teaching first grade. She comes with Reading Re-

*4 Looping Classrooms

covery and specialized small group skills. Chelsea

*Code of Cooperation Wow! Think about all that is the same this year! *Familiar Faces

Wilhelm is teaching second grade this year. She comes to us straight off of a year in kindergarten last year. Stacey Gerig comes to us from Country Meadow in fourth grade where she taught fourth and fifth grade. Welcome to Jones Comfort, our

getting to school on



*Parking Lots in classrooms

beginning her first year. Kristy Jo Carper is our

*Silver Platter Treatments

new art teacher. She comes to us from Fort Wayne

*Bravo Bulldog Board

Community schools where she taught art. In our

*NWEA Testing

resource department, we want to welcome JaNeise

O FFICE HO UR S Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

new Speech and language pathologist who is just

Runners Club is Back!! 2012 Bulldog Runner's Club begins on Wednesday, 9/5. We'll begin by running one mile and will add 1/2 mile to our route each week. Our goal is to run a 5k (3.1 miles) on Wednesday, 10/10. Surprises and fun are planned on our final day to celebrate our huge accomplishment! Families are invited to meet us at school at 3:00pm to cheer the runners on!

Jensen and in our intervention department, Courtney Klopfenstein. Our recess para-professionals are Jennifer Benbow, Emily Dick and Diana Collins.

Classroom Code of Cooperation

August 30th. Many thanks to all who attended. Our fall walking fundraiser will begin on Friday, Sept. 7. Students will be collecting donations to support a “recess” walk the week of September 17 -21. The envelopes coming home next Friday will explain everything! Also, register online at If you register online, you can place your orders and also get coupons! Next meeting, October 25 7:00 p.m. See you then!

PTO CORNER PTO News Up Coming Events for 2012 -2013 *Exercise Fund Raiser week of September 17

PTO NEWS...UPCOMING EVENTS! We had our first PTO meeting on

Mrs. Seltenright’s class reflects and creates a common code of cooperation.

Student Leaders 2012-2013

*Market Day orders due Friday, 9/7

Office helpers this year are Rachel

Book Rental is Due!!!

Ramon and Blair McKown. We are in the process of looking for Small

Please turn in your book rental to the office as soon as possible.

Group Leaders and Indoor Recess Leaders! Mrs. Beck is going to be looking for flag helpers. Each


classroom has an equipment manager

Silver Platter Classrooms! We are building our Reading Stamina and reaching our goals! Mrs. Richardson Mrs. Kryder

for recess materials. Mrs. Kryder’s class creates their Code of Cooperation...together!

Our Bull Dog News!!

Mrs. Foster

No Balloons on the Bus

Mrs. Glogas


Mrs. Wappes

It’s a hazard and makes it difficult for the driv-

Class Compliments! Mrs. Kelham Perfect Attendance Ms. Groff electronics brought to school! Turn them into the office in the morning

ers to see traffic! Birthday treats must be store bought. Please check with your child’s classroom teacher to make sure that the day is a good one for a treat and so that they can plan ahead. Didn’t Order Your Mission Statement TShirt? Order and pay for one at the Reading Night on Thursday, October 18! They are $6 a piece.

What is McKenney-Harrison Bulldog? We built a McKenney-Harrison boy and girl from the ground up by learning first about responsibility, then respect, and spending time on what it means to work at or above grade level! We all wore our shirts on Friday, August 31...Remember , you can order again on October 18 at the Family Reading Night.

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