Roadrunner Ramp Weekly

News from Arbor View Elementary School: March 18, 2022

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Heritage posters

The English Language Learners celebrated their heritage by creating posters about their home countries. We enjoyed learning about all the different traditions, clothing, places to visit, and foods!
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4th/5th Grade students RoadRUNNERS Club Sign Up Form

HEY ROADRUNNERS! Would you like another opportunity to get healthy during your school day? Do you like to socialize? Do you like to set goals? Then this first year club is for you! The RoadRUNNERS Club is a mileage counting club where you can learn about the benefits of running, learn to enjoy movement, and develop relationships with other students. We will meet once a week on Wednesday during your recess time. Our first meeting will be APRIL 6th. Please fill out the form below if you would like to join! In our first year this will only be open to 4th and 5th grade. This form should be filled out by PARENT/GUARDIAN. Deadline for sign up is MARCH 25th.

Reminder: Final arrival bell rings at 8:50 a.m.

As a reminder: the final bell in the morning is at 8:50 a.m. The supervisors will be closing the doors at 8:50 a.m., as they have to get to class, too.

If you arrive with your child after the 8:50 a.m. bell, please walk them to the door and sign them in as tardy.

Lunch menu change

Tuesday 3/22/22 Penne Pasta

Wednesday 3/23/22 Turkey & Cheese sandwich

2022 Roadrunner Fun Run (volunteers and sponsors needed!)

On April 22, we will be hosting the 2022 Roadrunner Fun Run in partnership with Boosterthon. Students and staff will participate as every student can help raise funds for their school, build character, win prizes, run on the big race day, and - most important - have fun!

The goal of this event is to help fundraise for a new audiovisual system at Arbor View. This will help with future school events in the gymnasium and improve the experience for our children, staff, and families for many years. The goal is to raise $15,000 and we need your help!

We are currently seeking corporate sponsors to help with our initial spirit wear costs. Every Arbor View student will receive a RoadRunner Fun Run t-shirt that will have our sponsors listed on the back. This is a great opportunity for local businesses and families to support their community. Please see attached sponsorship form. Spirit wear sponsorships are due Monday, March 21.

We are also seeking volunteers to help with preparation and the event. Since we are partnering with Boosterthon, the lift should be lighter, but help is always appreciated! Sign up here:

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Variety Show: Saturday Morning Cartoons at 7 p.m. March 23

Come support your friends and enjoy a fun evening at Arbor View's Variety Show!

7 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, at Glen Crest Middle School. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

The students have been working hard and are excited to perform!

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Cub Scout fundraiser reminder: donation pickup on Saturday

Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, Cub Scouts in Pack 55 will visit Valley View homes to collect donated items. Please put your bag at the end of the driveway for easier pickup.

Pack 55 is partnering with the People's Resource Center in Wheaton to stock the pantry. Now is the time to show the Scouting values of being loyal, helpful, kind, and cheerful!

Please consider donating to help Scouts meet the needs of our neighbors who are struggling. Questions? Contact Pack 55 at

The PTC Board needs you!

It's time to organize next year's PTC board. If you are interested in being a member of the PTC Executive board, please email Sarah Malcolm at prior to March 25.
Available roles are: co-vice president and treasurer.

Your name will be added to the ballot and voting will take place via Google Form in April.
Please reach out to Mrs. Malcolm with any questions or to share your interest prior to March 25.

Shop our online book fair (March 14 - March 27)

The in-person book fair is over, but you can still shop at our online store through Sunday, March 27. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school. Visit our book fair homepage to get started:

Volunteers needed for brick-paver fundraiser

We are in need of one or two volunteers to manage the brick-paver fundraiser. This fundraiser has existed for many years and has been used to raise money for the playground and other outdoor improvements that all of the students get to enjoy regularly.

The current coordinators of this fundraiser will soon be leaving Arbor View, but they will be happy to train the new person before they go. Anyone interested, please email Lisa Loftsgaarden at Thank you!

News from CCSD 89

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Glen Crest students will perform musical “Seussical” March 18-20

Glen Crest Middle School students will put on four performances of the musical comedy “Seussical” from March 18 to 20 at the middle school. The performances will be at: 7 p.m. Friday, March 18; 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19; 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20. Tickets and more info:

All schools will be closed for spring break March 28 to April 1

All CCSD 89 schools will be closed from March 28 through April 1 for spring break. The district office will be open regular hours during that week. All schools will resume on a regular schedule on Monday, April 4.

Free online presentation about children’s fears and phobias (April 4)

Fears in childhood are the rule, not the exception. At 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, child psychologist Dr. Paul Shawler will talk about what's typical at different stages, how to spot when the fears are becoming excessive, and what to do. Free presentation via Zoom. More info:

Enjoy student musical performances, breakfast at Music Café on April 9

The hard work of middle-school band, orchestra, and choral students as well as fifth-grade ukulele players will be on display at the Music Café from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9, at Glen Crest Middle School. Volunteers are needed:

Friends, family, and music aficionados can enjoy student performances throughout the morning – and get a continental breakfast! Music Café tickets are $6 each, or four for $20. ($8 at the door) More info, tickets at:

COVID-19 reminders

“SnapCodes” used for April 6 registration will begin arriving in the mail

All families should soon receive a letter with an individualized “SnapCode” that will be used to register for the 2022-23 school year. Letters were sent to families of new and returning students via U.S. mail the week of March 14. It is important to keep the SnapCode because you will need it to complete registration on Wednesday, April 6. More info:

Upcoming events

March 18-20: Seussical musical at Glen Crest

March 21: Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m.

March 22: Parent Series: Celebrating women’s athletics, 7 p.m.

March 25: MORNING ATTENDANCE (School improvement)

March 28-April 1: NO SCHOOL (Spring break)

April 4: School resumes after spring break

April 6: Registration opens for returning students

April 6: Parent Series: Education for diverse democracy, 7 p.m.

April 9: Music Café at Glen Crest, 9 a.m. to noon

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