Panther Press

March 12th, 2021

Bryant Families,

We wanted to take a minute and ask for your help in an issue we are hearing from a large portion of our students. They are struggling getting back into the swing of school four days a week and are extremely tired at the end of each day. We expected this but are asking that you help us with some aspects at home. It is extremely important to get enough sleep and many are reporting they are on devices until the early hours of the morning. Please try to keep devices turned off and in a separate room. There is also a way to talk to service providers to limit access during nighttime hours. We appreciate your help with this! If you have any comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.


Mrs. Klock

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Schedule for Next Week

Monday, March 15th-

- All Students in attendance


Tuesday, March 16th-

- All Students in attendance


Wednesday, March 17th- All Students are remote

- Happy St. Patrick's Day

- Spring Parent Teacher Conference Night #1 (see information below)


Thursday, March 18th-

- All Students in attendance


Friday, March 19th-

- All Students in attendance


*Please remember that Wednesday is still an instructional day. If students do not participate, make a connection with the teacher and complete the work that is asked on these days, your student will be marked absent. Be sure to check with classroom teachers for details.

Spring Parent Teacher Conferences

We will be holding our Spring Parent Teacher Conferences on March 17th and 24th. Classroom teachers will be sending out information on how to sign up for conferences. These will be held over TEAMS and will be between 11 A.M. and 6 P.M. on both nights. We would really like to see 100% attendance for our conferences. If you have any questions, please reach out to your child's teacher.
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Montessori for the 2021-2022 School Year

Below is a copy of the Montessory application for the 20201-2022 school year. Attached to the application is all information about the program.

Letter From Our School Nurses

Below is a copy of the letter from our School Nurses sent out on March 5th, 2021. If you have any questions, please be sure to contact our amazing school Nurse, Sheri Bruington.

Helena Girls Softball Registration Open

Below is information on the upcoming Helena Girls Softball season and how to register.

Spring Forward

Do not forget to Spring Forward this weekend. Daylight Savings will begin at 2:00 A.M. on Sunday, March 14th.
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Take Home Paper Circuits

Families:

Next week students will receive a take home science kit. The kit includes:

  1. Instructions (with a link to informational videos about electricity and building a paper circuit) https://sites.google.com/view/bryantpapercircuits/kand1
  1. Template (varies by grade level)
  2. Copper tape
  3. Diodes (miniature light bulbs)
  4. Battery (potential choking hazard)
  5. Binder clip


Please encourage your students to watch the videos and then work with these materials to complete a circuit in the next couple of weeks. The instruction website also links to a padlet to share projects with other students.


Have fun with hands-on exploration of electricity. A big thank you to the Baker Memorial Science Foundation for providing these materials.

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