This spring we will be jumping back in time to the 1950’s! Please bring your parents , grandparents and great grandparents. They’re going to love the music. The concert will take place at 7p and will last just under an hour. Following the presentation, there will be a sock hop for all students and their families. We will dance the night away—until 9p, that is. There will be . . .
EBSCO’s Host sponsored by MOREnet offers research and educational resources to our school and community. Check out the eBook collections that are available free of charge. They are unique in that they offer unlimited simultaneous usage so no one has to wait for a book that is on hold! Also available are research engines for all age levels. You will need the following user name and password for home use of the . . .
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Six scholarships from the American Legion are available, listed below . In addition to requirements listed with each scholarship, the following criteria must also be met when applying for any American Legion Scholarship: Missouri resident, under age 21, unmarried, descendant (child, step-child, grandchild, great-grandchild, etc.) of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the . . .
Forecast for TonightMostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
Forecast for WednesdayMostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Forecast for Wednesday NightPartly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
In Elementary counseling time, we have been listening to books and discussing the topic of random acts of kindness.
“Selfies” (self-portraits) were the assignments for these grades. Art can be a ton of fun for a student of this age. However, simply trying to draw a line can be overwhelming, so we began the year with putting pencil and crayon to the paper. For the older end of the group, we’ve begun talking about adding things like ears and feet. We’ve also begun looking at moving away from stick figures and trying to draw a body. I think for their very first art class assignment, they’ve done a remarkable job!
Community Eligibility Provision Sheldon R-VIII School District is participating in a Free Breakfast and Lunch Program for the current school year (2015-16). This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision. All students enrolled at this school may participate in the breakfast/lunch program at no charge. Household applications for free and reduced price meals will not be collected. Studies have shown that children who are not hungry perform better in school. By providing breakfast/lunch to all children at no charge, we can create a better learning environment for our students. The school breakfast and lunch that we serve follows U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines for healthy school meals. The Free Breakfast and Lunch Program cannot succeed without your support. Please encourage your children to participate in the school meal programs. All meals will be served to all students at no charge. Non-discrimination . . .
MSTA's Tips to help your student succeed We know you can't be with your students around the clock. That's why MSTA created a booklet for parents. It suggests ways for families to get involved with students and schools, as well as ideas for after school and homework time. You can download this free .pdf in the MSTA Community. A Spanish version is also available. English version: https://na15.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#i0000000J1Zs/a/i00000004ILp/ppk8_JJ1cg0or_sKZ94RGfIl0KETHIDmtxw.0MjmCSw= Spanish version: https://na15.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#i0000000J1Zs/a/i00000004ILu/Q_lc2suNA7BS8k6sUFwo99qSdG3p3d9DEcG7IFCGOFo=
TOP TEN THINGS TEACHERS WISH PARENTS WOULD DO Be involved. Parent involvement helps students learn, improves schools, and helps teachers work with you to help your children succeed. Provide resources at home for learning. Utilize your local library and have books and magazines available in your home. Read with your children each day. Set a good example. Show your children by your won actions that you believe reading is both enjoyable and useful. Monitor television viewing and the use of videos game systems. Encourage students to do their best in school. Show your children that you believe education is important and that you want them to do their best. Value education and seek a balance between schoolwork and outside activities. Emphasize your children's progress in developing the knowledge and skills they need to be successful both in school and in life. Recognize factors that take a toll on students' classroom performance: Consider the possible negative effects of long hours at after school jobs or in extracurricular activities. Work with your children to help them maintain a . . .
TEST DATE REGULAR DEADLINE LATE REGISTRATION PERIOD** (Late Fee Required) September 12, 2015 August 7 August 8 - 21 October 24, 2015 September 18 Sept. 19 - Oct. 2 December 12, 2015 November 6 November 7 - 20 February 6, 2016 January 8 January 9 - 15 April 9, 2016 March 4 March 5 - 18 June 11, 2016 May 6 May 7 - 20 ** If you miss the regular deadline, you can register during the late period but must pay the additional nonrefundable late fee. NOTE that all materials sent by mail must be RECIEVED by the last date of the late registration period, regardless of when they are postmarked. Students may register on-line at www.actstudent.org. TEST FEES: TEST WAIVERS MAY BE AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEE MRS. SMITH, COUNSELOR, BEFORE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE. ACT . . .