EDITION #7 - WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT NIGHT! COLOR YOUR WORLD WITH BOOKS
The Woodstock Public Library will join us to help all students get library cards.
Families will visit 6 areas of the school. Each area will focus on a reading strategy that will support our developing readers. There will be snacks, free books, raffles, games, and chances to win prizes!
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
There will be several opportunities at conferences for you to provide feedback to guide our program and supports for families and students. You will be asked to complete a survey, to sign up for Dojo, to visit the Book Fair, and to help set goals for your child's continued success.
September 24 - Author Visit Assembly - Sandra Markle
September 25 - Lucky Tray Day in the cafeteria
September 26 - Color Your World With Books - Family Literacy Night
October 2 - Late Start
October 8 - Challenger Open House
October 9 and 10 - Parent Teacher Conferences
October 11 - No School
October 14 - No School - Columbus Day
October 15 - 3rd Graders to Opera House
Octobe 16 - 1st Graders to Fire Safety Festival
October 22 - 1/2 Day - 11:10am Dismissal
AUTHOR VISIT - SANDRA MARKLE
What? Assembly at Olson on September 24, 2019
Who? Sandra Markle - Author of more than 200 children's award winning books
Sandra L. Markle, who once worked as a science teacher, now devotes much of her time creating science books for children. With books on animals, science experiments, computers, exploration, geology, and other specific topics to her credit, she has also become a sought-after science education consultant. We are excited that she will visit Olson this year to promote her books and connect with our students on the value of non-fiction texts to help us understand our world.
Books by Sandra Markle:
- What If You Had Animal Teeth?
- What If You Had Animal Hair?
- What If You Had Animal Ears?
- What If You Had an Animal Nose?
- What If You Had Animal Feet?
SNOW ADVENTURE BOOK FAIR
Our Snow Adventure Book Fair is coming!
Dates: October 2 - October 10
Times: During school, Tuesday, October 8th 2:30 - 4:30; during Parent Teacher Conferences
Place: Olson Library
Check out the Olson Scholastic Book Fair Homepage for information about the fair, how you can volunteer and how to use eWallet.
Olson Book Fair Home Page - https://www.scholastic.com/bf/olsonelemschool
We are asking for donations of boots, hats, scarves, gloves, snow pants etc... items that are still in gently worn condition but that your child has outgrown. These will be made available to other families who may need items for colder weather.
Donations may be brought to the school office beginning September 30. We will organize and display items during Parent Teacher conferences. Thanks so much!
OLSON STAFF "SHOUT OUT"
Google Form - Olson Staff "Shout Out"