April 2012

Masa Fukuda Visits Mt. Loafer Elementary

Masa Fukuda, a music composer and arranger well-known in the USA and Japan, spent the day at Mt. Loafer Elementary on Thursday, April 19th, 2012. 

Mrs. Robin Brown, Mt. Loafer Elementary's music teacher, invited Masa to visit and inspire students by sharing his journey to becoming a very sought after composer and arranger.  Robin Brown has worked personally with Masa Fukuda for years in Studio A children's choir and One Voice Children's Choir. 

Mrs. Gloria Waddoups - Mt. Loafer Employee of the Year

Mt. Loafer Elementary School took time to honor Mrs. Gloria Waddoups as the Employee of the Year.   Gloria may not be told everyday what a wonderful job she is doing, but Gloria touches the life of each and every child and teacher in the school every day.  Mrs. Waddoups has created a place where students are given the opportunity to experience new ideas, explore great minds, and experience great art, while at the same time providing a sense of place for gathering.  We love you Mrs. Waddoups!

Hope of America

Mt. Loafer's fifth grade along with about 2,500 elementary school students, presented the Hope of America program on April 17th.  The students sing songs of hope, service and patriotism. The evening also provides some special dance and musical numbers.

The traditional American flag that covers the majority of the west-side bleachers in the arena is made up of the children wearing red, white, blue and gold Hope of American T-shirts. It is the focal point of the program.

Salem Jr. High School Community Council

A Message for Parents of Salem Junior High School Students: Salem Junior High School is holding school community council nominations and elections for parent members.  We would appreciate your help by nominating and voting for parents who would like to make a difference in our school by working on the school improvement plan, helping to allocate School Land Trust money, and implementing school level policies directly affecting students.  The nominations for the elections will be held on Monday, April 23rd-Friday, April 27th in your student's current school main office.  The final vo

Mt. Loafer Students of the Month for March

We would like to recognize the following students who during the month of March  displayed compassion, honesty, trustworthiness, responsibility, optimism, and loyalty in creating a positive school environment.  This award is designed to nominate and select students who promote and take pride in Mt. Loafer Elementary School and in themselves.  Absent from picture: Mary Jones and Nathan Hill.