Aviator Air Newsletter
Maple Dale Elementary's Parent Communication
August 3, 2020
A letter from Ann Marie and Mindy
We hope this edition of the Maple Dale Aviator News finds you well and enjoying this beautiful weather!
As you can imagine, both of us have been hard at work making plans for our two learning options for our Healthy Back to School 2020. We want to thank all of you for your kindness and your patience as we work through each detail of our planning. We have established a planning team with teachers and our nurse to ensure that each Maple Dale student has a happy and safe start of school, regardless of coming face to face or in our virtual program.
We have both been at Sycamore a long time...going back at least 30 years. In that time, we have often heard Maple Dale referred to in the community as "Happy Dale!" We still believe this phrase fits! We are a happy school and we pride ourselves in promoting and nurturing an inclusive and friendly culture. Now, more than ever, we will work to ensure that our culture stays strong and that we include children from both environments in our programming. Thank you to our wonderful Maple Dale PTO for helping us do this.
We will be sending out communication to all of you in the next few weeks so that you may plan for the start of school and prepare your child for the changes. Thank you for what you will do as you partner with us in educating your child. It sounds simple...but we can't do it without you.
Please reach out to us if you have questions or concerns in the next few weeks. We are here for you.
Ann Marie Reinke, Principal
Mindy Zellner, Assistant Principal
Optional Summer Testing - Please note the registration deadline is Thursday, August 6, 2020.
We will adhere to the district's safety protocols and also require that any student who signs up for testing wears a mask. Once we receive all the registrations, groups will be created and staggered times will be assigned to avoid crowds congregating. You will receive an email on Friday with the time, location, and further instructions for testing.
UPDATED Supply Lists
If you have already purchased your school supplies, GREAT! We only made a few adjustments to the lists due to limited space the children will have in their desks. Do not send them with ALL supplies from the old lists, please refer to the updated lists. Thank you!