Dates to remember:
Today through Friday Jump Rope for Heart.
Thursday Artist in Schools teacher-parent-community workshop at 3 p.m. in the white portable.
Saturday Forensics at 10 a.m. at Kenai Central High School.
Monday through March 19 Book fair.
The staff and students would like to thank Sammy Crawford, Mim Updike and Sylvia Reynolds for judging the forensics competition.
The following students will represent the school at the district forensics competition Saturday: sixth-graders Jesse Ellison, Clancy Skipwith and Zackary Misner; fifth-graders Ashlyn Edelman, Aaron Bates, James Tonione and Michelle Klaben; and fourth-graders Brianne Pearson, Mysteri Turnbull-House and Ashley Huff.
Kindergarten visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. April 6 and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 8. Parents may call the office to schedule a time for their student to visit. Incoming kindergartners must be 5 years old before Aug. 15 in order to enroll for the fall. Parents are reminded that they need to bring a birth certificate, shot records and social security number for their student.
On April 6, all kindergartners will attend school from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 8. This will allow for up to 20 visitors per day during the scheduled hour.
Mrs. Tobin's fourth- and fifth-grade class has created some Native American art. It is on display at River City Books and Charlotte's. Parents are encouraged to visit the display.
The first-graders celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday last Tuesday. They got cookies at lunch time and shared his books with each other throughout the day. During Friday centers and in honor of the Iditarod, students made a salt map of Alaska and a dog team. They also made puppy chow. In math, they have continued working on doubles plus one and traded pennies for dimes.
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