East Elementary Parent Newsletter

January 2017 Edition

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Welcome Back!

We hope you had a memorable and wonderful holiday break with your families! We are excited to see your student on Tuesday, January 3rd. Please be sure to take note of items shared in our newsletter and make plans to join us during the second semester.

We love your children and can't wait to see how they grow and change in the next few months. Thank you for being a part of our East team!


Melissa and Ashley

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U.I.L.

The U.I.L. Academic Program is designed to enrich student learning and provide students with a competitive opportunity. Students in 2nd and 3rd grades will have the chance to try out for our campus U.I.L. team in the coming weeks. A letter will be coming home the first week we return that will provide you details and allow you to nominate your child if you would like for him/her to participate in the tryouts. The events for 2nd grade are Chess Puzzle Solving, Music Memory, Storytelling, and Creative Writing. The events for 3rd grade are Chess Puzzle Solving, Ready Writing, Storytelling, Music Memory, and Spelling.

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January Events

Here is a preview of January events:
  • January 2nd - Staff Return for Professional Development Day - Welcome Back!
  • January 3rd - Second Semester Begins and Students Return
  • January 5th - College Day
  • January 16th - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
  • January 23rd - Fundraiser Kick-Off
  • January 26th - Group/Class Pictures
  • February 2nd - College Day
  • February 2nd - 3rd Grade Science Safari with North