USC Elementary

Rebel Review - October 2019

Rebel Rights - Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe

September Notes

Orientation Day


Thank you to all of the families that made it to Orientation Day on September 3rd! It was a great day getting the school year started for the elementary school. We had 99% attendance - way to go parents!


Fundraiser


Our elementary fundraiser ran from September 6-20. Thanks to all of our students who worked so hard to help earn money for our school!

October Dates

9/30-10/4... Homecoming Week

10/3... 6th grade to Big Island Rendezvous in Albert Lea

10/4... Preschool to Fall Festival at Terrace View Golf Course

10/11-10/12... Prairie Ecology Bus at USC

10/15... Kindergarten to Center Creek Orchard

10/17-10/18... No School, MEA Break

10/21... No School, Staff Development Day

10/22... Fundraiser items arrive to school

October Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Tips to Help Your Child With Reading

Reading is one of the most important skills your child needs to learn. As your child gets older, reading will be a necessary in order to be successful in other subjects. Here are some practical tips to help your child with reading:


1. Find 10-15 minutes a day to read with your child. You can read, you can listen to your child read, or you can take turns reading. This is often a good activity to do right before bed to help your child unwind and get ready for a restful night's sleep.


2. Take turns choosing what to read! It is good for children to be exposed to a variety of texts. Let your child choose one week and then you choose the next.


3. Model appropriate reading habits for your child by turning off the TV and devices. Reading is a great way to promote imagination. By reducing the distractions your child can be fully engaged in what you are reading together and their imagination can grow!

2019-2020 USC District Testing Information

United South Central Elementary

Nick Jurrens

Elementary Principal

District Assessment Coordinator

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