THUNDERBIRD PRIDE

FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Home of the Reading Thunderbirds - committed to excellence!

21 February 2017

CALENDAR
    Febraury 16-March 3   Food Drive
Tuesday   February 21   Early Out - 1 pm dismissal
Wednesday   February 22   Round 1 - Battle of the Books
Thursday   February 23   Clark Planetarium Assembly
Monday   February 27   Early Out - 1 pm dismissal
Monday-Friday   February 27-March 3   Literacy Week
Monday   February 27   It's Good to be a Book Worm
        Early Out - 1 pm dismissal
Tuesday   February 28   Magic and the Golden Rule Come to school dressed as your favorite book character
Wednesday   March 1   Muffin Morning 7:45 - 8:15 am
        Community Council 3:30 pm
Thursday   March 2   Spring Pictures
        Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Friday   March 3    Finals - Balttle of the Books
         Parents are invited, 1:30 pm
 Friday    March 3    Story Telling Hour
 Monday    March 6    Early Out - 1 pm dismissal
         BookMobile
 Monday-Friday    March 6-10   National School Breakfast Week 
 Friday   March 10    End of 3rd Quarter 
         Ririe Woodbury Dance Assembly
 Monday   March 13    Early Out - 1 pm dismissal 
 Friday   March 17    St Patrick's Day 
 Monday   March 20    Early Out - 1 pm dismissal 
         BookMobile
 Friday   March 24    6th Grade Visits the Middle School 
 Monday-Friday   March 27-31    Spring Break 
         No School
 Monday   April 3    Early Out - 1 pm dismissal 
         BookMobile
 Wednesday   April 5    Community Council 3:30 pm 
         

 

CALENDAR
Monday 20 Feb   No School   Monday 27 Feb   Hamburgers
Tuesday 21 Feb   Corn Dogs   Tuesday 28 Feb   Deli Sandwich-Ham
Wednesday 22 Feb   Cheese Ravioli   Wednesday 1 Mar   Pizza
Thursday 23 Feb   Hamburger Gravy   Thursday 2 Mar   Breaded Pork Pattie
Friday 24 Feb   Baked Cheese Sandwich   Friday 3 Mar   Chicken Sandwich

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS - Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 22 is round 1 of The Battle of the Books. This involves our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students. They have been working hard to read all of the books and prepare themselves. Parents are invited to attend. The 6th Grade will begin at 8:30, 4th Grade at 9:30, and 5th Grade at 10:30. Two groups of winners from each grade will move onto the finals, which will be held on March 3rd. A special thanks to the PTA and Trine Huntington for organizing this great learning opportunity for our students.

FOOD DRIVE -  Fairview Elementary is holding a food drive in conjunction with the North Sanpete High School Student Government. Please bring non-perishable food items to donate. The class that collects the most food will win a party with the North Sanpete High School Student Government. All donations will be taken to the Central Utah Food Sharing Pantry. Suggested donations include canned soups, tuna, fruit, chili, vegetables, boxed meals, cereal, peanut butter, pasta, rice and jello. The Food Drive runs February 16 - March 3.

LITERACY WEEK - The PTA has a fun-filled week planned for our students. We will celebrate Literacy Week February 27 - March 3. March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday - what better way to celebrate than to read? Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 113 this year? While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages of his books. He forever changed the way children's books were written and continues to inspire generations. We will have a different activity each day.

Monday - It's Good to Be a Book Worm

•Tuesday - MAGIC and the Golden Rule Assembly

    Come dressed up as your favorite book character

•Wednesday - Muffin Morning 7:45 - 8:15 am. Come to school with your student and enjoy a muffin and some fun books to read. You can bring your own books, or we will have some at the school.

•Thursday - Dr. Seuss's Birthday!!!! It's also Spring Picture Day, so be sure to dress your best!

•Friday - Storytelling Hour. Battle of the Books Finals!

PARENT SURVEY - Thanks to all parents who participated in our school survey. The feedback we receive from you will help make our school a better place. Thanks for taking the time to help us improve.

AUTHOR JENNIFER NIELSEN - You may have heard your child talking about the assembly we had last week. We were very lucky to hear from award winning author, Jennifer Nielsen. She taught our students that Reading is POWER.It gives you control of your life. It takes training (weeks, months, years). It takes time to be the greatest and our will fail sometimes. The most important thing is to try again. She also taught our students that they need to find their "inner-extraordinary." This is when students become the inside of themselves, the best me!  Our teachers are here everyday to help students find their inner-extraordinary! Than you Jennifer Nielsen! She was an inspiration to all of us!

BE PROMPT IN PICKING UP CHILDREN AFTER SCHOOL - Please be prompt in picking up your children after school. If you are picking up your students, please be in the parking lot no later than 3:05 pm. (1:05 on Mondays). Staff members frequently must wait with students when parents are late or when students are confused about after-school plans. And please be sure to finalize after-school plans with your children prior to them leaving for school in the morning. In emergencies, parents may have to change after-school plans and contact the school. We will certainly get the message to your children but please do what you can to avoid those "emergencies".

NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK - National School Breakfast Week is coming March 6-10. A time to celebrate school breakfast and remind parents, students, and staff of the importance of eating a healthy breakfast everyday. We will be sending home a note next week about this. We have amazing cooks at our school that work hard to provide a healthy and delicious breakfast for our students.

 

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