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Tustumena Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2004

The school's staff is taking advantage of the fall weather to take their classes on field trips intended to enrich the instruction.

Mrs. Blossom's kindergarten, Mrs. Klunder's third grade and Mr. Michael's fourth grade have traveled to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge this month, employing the assistance of parent driver-chaperones. Thanks to the parents who offered their services for these trips.

The school is seeking parent volunteers to serve as helpers in case of an extreme emergency during school hours. As one component of the Emergency Action Plan, adult assistance from outside the school's work force is necessary. For more information or to volunteer, call the school.

Mr. Audette held an informational meeting for fifth- and sixth-grade parents last week in an effort to get a beginning band program under way once again. Parents who were unable to attend the meeting and have a child wanting to participate in band should call the the school. Parents are reminded that band sessions will be conducted during school hours.

Children's author Joanne Ryder will be at the school Oct. 12. Ryder will conduct writing workshops with intermediate students and storytelling with the primary children. Parents are invited to attend these sessions in the school library.

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