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Weekly Parent Newsletter 2/11/19

Submitted by sarah.blackhurst on Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:08

*Welcome to Friendship Week (February 11-15): HUGE shout out to Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Bradley and our PTO for organizing our Friendship week activities. Please make note of the following activities. 

Monday 2/11- catch a friend: Service Project #1 Students will be making valentines to deliver to the elderly in our community. Our grade levels will collaborate on this activity and create cards, videos and songs to deliver and share with the local Senior Citizens Center, the Beehive Home and other local agencies. 

Tuesday 2/12- Working together as a team- wear your school shirts to school. Classes will participate in a game called “me too” where they identify as working together as a team. 

Wednesday 2/13- Kindness is catchy. Classes will make a kindness quilt to be displayed on the large wall outside of the lunchroom. 

Thursday 2/14- Share the love! Wear red or pink and celebrate sharing love with Valentine’s Day activities. 

Friday 2/15- Service Project #2Friendship Friday Lunches: Friday, February 15th 2019 Before 9:30 a.m. Bring 2 sack lunches; one for you and one for the Road Home Shelter.As part of friendship week, we’re kicking off a service project that will hopefully continue through the school year.  We are asking that students bring in two sack lunches on Friday; one for them and the other to be donated to the Road Home Shelter, who will distribute the lunches to preschool and school-aged homeless and disadvantaged children in the Salt Lake Valley. In each lunch please provide:  one sandwich that does not to be heated or refrigerated (PB & J or honey, PB & banana, Nutella), 2 sides (fruit/veggie, snack), 1 dessert, and 1 beverage.  All sack lunches will be collected on Friday morning from classrooms and delivered directly to the shelter. Should you have any questions, please contact Claire Gray jareclaire@gmail.comWe thank you for your help and generosity! 

 Upcoming Events:

  • Feb 11-14 Valentine Candy Gram Sales ($.25 each) 
  • Feb 11-15 Friendship Week Activities
  • Feb 18 No School (President’s Day)
  • Feb 26 Character Education Assembly
  • Feb 27 Utah Operal Assembly
  • Feb 27 6th grade students @ SaJHS for Registration Assembly
  • Feb 28 Spring Picture Day
  • March 1 Student Recognition Assembly 9:30am 

Online Calendar: We will do our best to keep the online school calendar updated as well as send out announcements through our weekly parent newsletter this year. You can find the calendar under Upcoming Events located on the school webpage.

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