The Sheldon R-VIII Board of Education approved the following handbook changes for the upcoming school year: If your child needs to call long distance, please provide them with a quarter. Please make plans with your child before school; excessive usage of the phone will be prohibited. Students will not be allowed to bring outside drinks into school. It shall include, but not limited to, mugs, fountain drinks, . . .
On May 2, 2014, the nerds arrived in the Sheldon gymnasium by the droves. And they were not only welcomed but fed a wonderful meal and encouraged to play games. How did this happen, you say? The 13 th Annual Reading Carnival came to town!! Everyone was welcomed by the . . .
Sooki Fields and her husband came to share their experiences in Korea with the AfterSchool program on May 12, 2014. Sooki is originally from Korea, came to the United States to attend college and decided to stay. She has family still in Korea and plans on going to visit this summer. . . .
TEST DATE REGULAR DEADLINE LATE FEE REQUIRED September 21, 2013 August 23, 2013 August 24-Sept. 8, 2013 October 26, 2013 September 27, 2013 Sept. 28-Oct. 11, 2013 December 14, 2013 November 8, 2013 November 9-22, 2013 February 8, 2014 January 10, 2014 January11-24, 2014 April 12, 2014 March 7, 2014 March 8-21, 2014 June 14, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 10-23, 2014 Students may also register on-line at www.actstudent.org
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 . . .