Craddock's Weekly Update

For the Week of April 10, 2023

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Mrs. Menta's Message

Happy long weekend Craddock families!

It was so fantastic seeing all of the staff and students back after a much-needed Spring Break. The four days we had this week were jam-packed and the kids seemed to settle back in easily! It was almost hard to know we had the 7th and 10th off after just returning!

Due to the timing of the last newsletter, I did not have the chance to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of our PTO and parent volunteers who helped to make our two Donut Days a big success! As you know, this event hasn't been around in a handful of years due to COVID and it was wonderful seeing all of our families return to enjoy a sweet treat with our students. The time and effort put into making this happen is greatly appreciated by the staff and I!

I wanted to formally welcome Mrs. Donna Seitzer to the Craddock staff! She is an intervention specialist and will be with us through the end of the year to help support some of our staff and students. She has spent the year as a long term intervention specialist sub at both Leighton and Harmon. We are so gratefull for a few months with her and look forward to many of you meeting her through ETR and/or IEP meetings!

Finally, it is the season of preparing and planning for the 23-24 school year! While we have a lot of great things populating the months of April and May, we begin our 23-24 planning now to ensure smooth transitions and successful starts for all students. One of the most important pieces is student placement. As you can imagine, this is an intricate process that has many factors involved. One of the most important factors is input from our parents.

Below you will find the link to a Student Placement Parent Feedback form. While I cannot accept specific teacher requests, you are invited to fill out the short Google form linked below to share what type of teacher your child does best with. I will personally read all of those submissions and combine your thoughts with the information from our school staff to make the best placement for your child. If you would like your feedback considered, please fill out this form instead of emailing me. It helps me greatly to stay organized and have all of this important information in one place! You are also more than welcome to come in and meet with me to talk about your thoughts. My contact information is below.

We need to begin placement of students in approximately one month, so any feedback you'd like to provide must be to me no later than Friday, May 12th if you would like it considered. Thank you and please reach out with any questions, concerns or feedback!

Have a wonderful long weekend. We look forward to seeing all of our adorable 1st and 2nd grade friends back on Tuesday, April 11th!

Take care,

Kim Menta

330-562-3175 - office

216-849-2552 - cell (call or text)

Student Placement Parent Feedback Form

Please click here if you would like to provide input on your child's placement for the 23-24 school year.

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Craddock Transportation Request 22-23

If at any time, you wish to change your child's mode of transportation for one or more days, you must fill out the Google form attached. We are no longer able to accept notes, phone calls and/or emails to do this, outside of emergencies. Thank you!

Click Here for Craddock's Lunch Menu

It is recommended you check this link often when making decisions about whether your child is buying lunch or not. The menu has been changing more often than we anticipated. Thank you!

Mrs. Brezovec's class celebrated finishing the book they got from the Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine with a dog party! Thanks to Mrs. Lansing for the delicious Scooby Snacks to go along with the movie!

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Latest ACSD Update from Mr. Roberto

Key points in the video include:

-Update on New Potential Construction

-Fill-A-Bag and Feed-A-Family Volunteer Opportunities

-Family Kindness Festival Information

Important Links

Transcript Link

PDF Transcript Link

Fill-A-Bag Feed-A-Family Volunteer Website

Family Kindness Festival
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Mark Your Calendar

Monday, 4/10 - No School (Easter Monday)

Week of April 24th - Principal Pals :)

Wednesday, 5/03 - 2nd Grade Performance at AHS Auditorium

Monday, 5/08 - Moebius Field Trip for McBenttes and Julien

Tuesday, 5/09 - Moebius Field Trip for Gonzalez and Brezovec

Wednesday, 5/10 - Moebius Field Trip for Wilk and Yaeger

Monday, 5/15 - Moebius Field Trip for Serafino and Leko

Monday, 5/15 - K to 1st Grade Parent Orientation at 6:00 at Craddock

Tuesday, 5/16 - Moebius Field Trip for Moticak

Friday, 5/19 - Field Day for Craddock

Monday, 5/22 - 2nd Grade Visit to Leighton

Tuesday, 5/23 - K Visit to Craddock

Thursday, 5/25 - Lunch on the Lawn for 2nd Grade

Thursday, 5/25 - Last Day of School - HAPPY SUMMER!

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Gather Portal Access for Your Child

This brief letter gives you all the information you need to access your child's Gather narratives for the second trimester. They went live on Friday, 3/10/23. Please reach out with any questions. We are here to help you! Thank you!

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Important PTO Information

Click Here to Join Aurora's PTO

If you'd like to join PTO, please click the link and fill out the form.