We’re exited to announce our school has been chosen to receive an America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant, which will be used to improve our math and science programs. Many thanks to Mrs. Compton and Mrs. Breckenridge who prepared the successful application, and to Charles & Michelle Claflin, Tom and Jane Claflin, Cody Claflin, Justin and Sarah Hancock, Kelsey Westerhold, Chuck and Barbara Dahmer, Shane Dahmer, Mike . . .
The week of October 27-31, 2014, has been a very busy time for the Sheldon PreK-12 th Grade students. We celebrated Team Spirit/Red Ribbon Week. We had a specified activity for each day of the week. Monday if you were at school, you would have seen several . . .
The Sheldon Team Spirit members would like to ask you to help your student(s) participate in the activities for each day of Team Spirit—Red Ribbon Week. Yearbook will be taking pictures and your students will be learning and fun! The yearbook staff would also like to invite you to check out the App “ReplayIt” which . . .
TEST DATE REGULAR DEADLINE LATE FEE REQUIRED September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9-22 October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 Sept. 20-Oct 3 December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8-21, 2014 February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 January10-16, 2015 April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14-27, 2015 June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9-22, 2015 Students may also register on-line at www.actstudent.org ***All Sheldon Juniors will be taking the ACT at school on April 28, 2015. There will be no cost for that assessment.
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 . . .