Mrs. Austin and Miss Benson's Class

News for the week of October 8-12, 2012

October is Busy!

October is a very busy month! We will have visitors from the community on October 15 teaching us about limiting factors in ecosystems. They will return on October 19 with owl pellets!!!!!! We will use the pellets to learn about the food chain. October 18 we will be taking our kayaking trip! Thank you to two dads that are going with us! October 10 is a late start day.

Open House

One House

I hope you will be able to attend Open House on October 18 from 6:00 to 7:30. This will be a time to see the classroom and ask questions. I will have a sign up sheet for conferences. This will be an informative night. I will not be conducting convenes this night.

Middle School Information

Here are some published dates regarding middle school.


March 4-8 Check your mail for middle school information

March 12 parent orientation at each middle school

March 26 elementary teacher inputs class performance score in Power School

April 8-12 elementary teachers complete course selection sheets and make recommendations

April 15-19 students take course selection sheets home

April 19 course selections due back to IHES