Cedar Park Middle School - January 12, 2018
I hope you all had a great holiday season. This time last year we were buried in snow; we'll see what the rest of winter brings. Though it was a little odd to return to school on a Thursday, it was a nice way to ease back into the routines of school.
As we wind down the first semester, there are still many assignments and assessments to complete, and it's important that student's stay focused. ParentVue will help you monitor your student's progress and support conversations at home. Friday, February 2nd is a grading day, and students are not at school.
We are planning our cultural awareness week for February, a fitness day, and our first school social for the year, so watch your email for information. We look forward to seeing our students and their families at all our school events.
Thank you for being a partner in your child's education. Have a great January.
School Play: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
Friday, Jan. 19th, 7pm
Cedar Park Cafeteria
Friday, 1/19 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, 1/20 @ 12:00 pm
Saturday, 1/20 @ 7:00 pm
Signal To Noise
This year’s signal to noise festival will be held at Aloha High School on May 10th.
Students from across the district enter videos they’ve created throughout the year for a celebration of student creativity and work. There is an exhibition prior to the awards ceremony on May 10th, where you can see all of the projects.
- Experimental (High School only)
- Music Videos
Monday, Jan. 22nd, 7pm
Cedar Park Middle School library
The district nurses were informed that not only will the District SBHC's be available for usual Immunization assistance but there is going to be 2 additional Immunization Clinic offerings this year for those families trying to scurry in the last minute.
Exclusion date is Wednesday, 2/21/2018.
Insurance coverage or Immunizations will have costs by these Clinics:
Five Oaks MS 8:30-4 at 1600 NW 173rd Ave. Beaverton 97006 on Friday, 1/12/2018 clinic staffed by Neighborhood health clinic.
BHS Virginia Garcia clinic 8:30-4 at 13000 SW 2nd St Beaverton 97005 on Monday, 2/12/2018.
Reminder for Non-Medical Exclusions:
Needs proof of educational training via web program or written information by their physician.
Family will also need to sign that "Non-medical exclusion" on their students' CIS form.
Battle of the Books Schedule
All rounds will take place during Advisory
Thursday, Jan 25th: 6th grade - except Team: Potatoes on the Couch
Friday, Jan 26th: 7/8th grades and 6th grade team: Potatoes on the Couch
Round 2 – during advisory
Thursday, Feb 1st: 6th grade – except Team: Potatoes on the Couch
Friday, Feb 9th: 7/8th grades and 6th grade team: Potatoes on the Couch
Thursday, Feb 15th: top 8 teams from the first two rounds
Practice questions available at the Cedar Mill Library website:
Matching Grant Foundation
Intel Involved Matching Grant Foundation matches employee and retiree time with a $10 donation for every volunteer hour. The District and schools received a total of $131,000 from the 2016 Intel volunteer hours.
For Intel employees, the cut off for logging 2017 hours is January 15, 2018. Don’t delay, log your hours now! Head to Goto/reporthours from your work computer. The Intel Foundation will also match 100% of donations to our schools.
Many other local employers provide matching funds for volunteer time or financial donations to schools and the District. Companies with volunteer match programs include Columbia Sportswear, Genentech, Mentor Graphics, Motorola, Nike, Oracle and Symantec.
This is not a comprehensive list. Please check with your human resources department to see if your company offers a volunteer matching program.
Robotic Petting Zoo Make-a-thon coming soon.....
...to Cedar Park
Check out the link below
Here are the details:
Feb. 28th 2:20-5:30
Mar. 7th 2:20 - 7:30
Mar. 14th 2:20 - 5:30
Mar. 21st 5:00 - 8:00 (Aloha High School)
Email Linda Peterson if your student is interested:
There is no fee to participate but there is an opportunity to donate to the program through the Beaverton Education Foundation. More info on the Robotic Petting Zoo: http://fnd.us/BSD_Robot_Zoo?ref=ab_66j6Qb_sh_80WwcPBov5380WwcPBov53
Save the Date
January 15 - MLK Day / No schoolJanuary 19 & 20 - Winter Production (see above)
February 2 - Grading Day/No Students
February 19 - President's Day/No School
February 21 - Immunization Exclusion Day (see above)