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FAMILY NEWSLETTER FOR FEB 28 - MARCH 4

NEXT TWO WEEKS AT A GLANCE

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

  • ART: Newland, Jensen and Clayton
  • Birthday table for March on the stage during lunch

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

  • ART: Crowley, Shupe and Gassaway
  • Read Across America Day - readathons in classrooms throughout school - community members are invited to read as well

THURSDAY, MARCH 3

  • ART: Macaulay and Williams
  • 6th grade DARE lesson with Officer Coombs and Officer Scott

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

  • Kindergarten 2022-23 Registration Packets will be mailed to families
  • Classified Employee Appreciation Day
  • 6th grade dance practice
  • Early-out Schedule


MONDAY, MARCH 7

  • Apparently National School Counselor Week was celebrated from February 7-11, but we accidentally listed it on our school calendar for March 7-11. OOPS! Since we didn't properly celebrate our school counselor during the correct week, we will be celebrating her now. THANK YOU MRS. BROWN for all you do to support students and adults at Reading!
  • Kindness Week focus today: "Being a Friend to All"
  • Activity: Friendship Paper Chain during lunch
  • Quote: “It’s not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend."

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

  • Kindness Week focus today: "Gratitude"
  • Activity: Posters- Things I LOVE About My Life.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

  • PTA Board Meeting at 2:30pm in the faculty room
  • Kindness Week focus today: "Serving Others"
  • Activity during lunch will be a service project
  • Quote: "It’s what you’ve done with your time, how you’ve chosen to spend your days, and whom you’ve touched this year. That, to me, is the greatest measure of success.”

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

  • Little Mermaid tickets will be sold before and after school today in the main hallway outside the big gym
  • Kindness Week focus today: "Showing Respect, Saying Thank You and Practicing Manners"
  • Activity: Manners Bingo
  • Quote: “We carry with us, as human beings, not just the capacity to be kind, but the very choice of kindness.”

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

  • Little Mermaid tickets will be sold before and after school today in the main hallway outside the big gym
  • Kindness Week focus today: "Positive Self-Talk and Having Courage"
  • Activity: Lower grade assembly at 9:15am and upper grade assembly at 10am with special guest Becca Bierwolf-Goeckeritz
  • Quote: "Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, propel us, on occasion, to greatness.”
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NEW STAFF MEMBERS AND HELP WANTED AT READING

We would like to welcome three new staff members to Reading:

  • Julie Winegar - COVID Aide (replacing Amy Turner)
  • Rachel Zaugg - Special Ed Records Assistant (replacing Tacy Gibbons)
  • Kurtis Lundell - School Technology Specialist (replacing Mitch Pendleton)


We will also miss Alicia Ruth who has worked in our office for a couple of hours each morning, then served as a teacher assistant. She has just started her student teaching requirement at Stewart Elementary School. We need great teachers and know Mrs. Ruth will be amazing!


We have an immediate need for a new teacher assistant to help in these three classes. If you would be interested in applying, please reach out to Mr. Hughes or Mrs. Hunter in the office. Here is the proposed schedule:

  • Mondays-Fridays
  • 9-10:15am - Working with Mrs. Clayton's 3rd graders
  • 10:15-10:45am - Working with Mr. Jensen's 6th graders
  • 10:45-11am - Break
  • 11am-12:15pm - Working with Mrs. Larsen's 3rd graders

2022-23 Kindergarten Registration

We are preparing to register Kindergarten students who will attend for the 2022-2023 school year. If your child is age-eligible (born between Sept. 2, 2016 and Sept. 1, 2017) and will be coming to Kindergarten, please provide the information requested on the form below.


https://forms.office.com/r/YVxRryXpdH


We plan to collect preliminary information with this online form until Feb. 28, 2022. That will allow registration packets to be mailed on March 4, 2022. Office staff will be available to collect completed registration forms/packets on Friday, March 18, 2002, between 9am-3pm OR on Monday, March 21, 2022, between 10am-5pm.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SPELLING BEE PARTICIPANTS AND FINALISTS!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MRS. IMLER ~ RECIPIENT OF THE 2022 HEIDI MARTIN MIGHTY HEART EDUCATOR OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

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