SMCS will host a family fun activity night on Earth Day, April 22. Activities will start at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. There will be many fun activities featuring arts and crafts, Earth Day activities and math estimation activities. This event is a fund-raiser for school field trips to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward and Otter Cove in Homer. Donations to the event are voluntary. Tickets will be sold for some games. If you are a parent who can volunteer for this event, contact Mrs. Larned.
Sixth-graders will be raising field trip funds by selling pencils during the lunch break this week. Prices range from 25 cents to $1 per pencil.
SMCS welcomes all canned food donations in the school community service project, "Students for a Hunger Free America." Canned food is being collected in each classroom.
Mrs. Larned's class continues its study of Africa this week, and reports will be due by the end of the month. Second- and third-graders also are required to do a book report for April and are busy reading their selected material. The students also have been busy growing and observing plant life in their garden corner.
The annual election for new members of the academic policy committee will be held May 11 at the final parent meeting of the school year. The meeting will be held in the gym from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents who are interested in becoming a part of the SMCS academic policy committee may submit a letter of interest to the school by May 1.
April is Mathematics Appreciation Month. Talk to your children about how you use mathematics in everyday life.
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