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October 24, 2013

Important Dates


25th - 28th No School/Fall Break


2nd-Landscape Clean Up Day

6th - Market Day Delivery

7th - Picture Retakes

14th - PTO Meeting 7:00 pm - Sitter Provided

28th & 29th - Thanksgiving Break

Picture Retakes

Thursday, November 7th

Information will come home one week prior so be on the lookout!

In the Cafeteria

Starting October 29th through November 26th we will have Taste-It Tuesday. The students eating school lunch will have the opportunity to sample some new products with their meal. We hope the children will try the new items and share their thoughts with the Nutrition Services staff and at home with their families. We believe eating a variety of foods is the most beneficial way to eat. We hope that with this program, we can start exploring and expanding our children’s tastes at lunch time!

10/ 29-Granny Smith Apples, 11/ 5-Hummus, 11/12- Jicama, 11/19-Sweet Potato and 11/26- Pumpkin.

Just a reminder that breakfast is served daily in the cafeteria. It is very important that every child eat breakfast at home or at school before they start their day at school. Breakfast is $1.40, reduced is .30 cents and students that qualify for free lunch are eligible for a free breakfast. Thanks for choosing School Breakfast and Lunch!


The Results Are In

The Read-A-Thon was a success! The students read a total of 71,583 minutes and raised a total of $7,415.10! The following students were Central’s top readers: Erin Pony, CJ Imhoff, and Madilyn Bernardez. Central’s top fund raisers were: Abigail Wright, Madilyn Bernardez, Abby Littlefield, and Lilly Farmer. The top winners will join Mrs. Krutz for a limo ride on Tuesday, October 29. The following students were randomly selected to join Mrs. Krutz and the Read-A-Thon winners on the Limo ride: Hailey Stalion, Wyatt Wilson, Trenton Stone, Mallory Stocky, Julia Whited, Samantha Seng, Claudia Stage, Zach Farmer, Carson Ochs, Miranda Bognar, Drew Gumz, and Ella D’elia. Everyone did a fantastic job!

Student Directory/Handbook

Last week all Central families should have received a Student Directory/Handbook. Thank you to Keri Parks for working on the directory as well as Lisa Taylor, Diana Sullivan, Jennifer Bognar and Susan Stage who helped to put it together. Thank you to Jennifer Bognar for also donating paper.

Walk to School Day

On October 9th, Central Elementary joined the nation to celebrate National Walk to School Day! Thanks to Amy Wright, Danielle Berg-O’Reilly, and Amy Howard for volunteering as chaperones for the designated meeting locations. A special thanks to the Valparaiso Police Department and Superintendent, Michael Berta, for joining the students on their walk to school and Danielle Berg-O’Reilly for planning this event! Every student that participated received a special charger ticket from Mrs. Krutz!

Book Fair

Central Elementary hosted another successful Book Fair! Thanks to Amy Howard for putting this event together and the following volunteers for making this event a success: Julie Jordan, Kala Stone, Elizabeth Swanson, Amy Tharp, Melissa Rich, Lezlee Beard, Maria Stock, Rachel Bernardez, Jennifer Bognar, Melissa Holmes-Smith, Lisa Sut, Haiying He, Kim Imhoff, and Marsha Kawicki. You all did a wonderful job, thanks again!

Shoe’s Pizza

Come out and support Central while kicking off Fall Break at Shoe’s Pizza on Thursday, day or night!