February 2020

Alfred Vail Home and School Connection

NEW Flexible Seating at Alfred Vail

Alfred Vail would like to thank Amanda Wolff for including Alfred Vail in the generous donation of new flexible seating in our homerooms! This was made possible by a grant from the MEF. These chairs will reduce sedentary time and allow children to move minimally while also working and remaining engaged.
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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR

On January 24th, we celebrated the year of the Rat at Alfred Vail! Mrs. Cheung's bilingual class had the pleasure of presenting the entire school with a traditional Chinese New Year Dragon Parade. Happy Chinese New Year to all!

REMINDER:

Report Cards will be going home in backpacks on Friday, February 14. Please make sure to check folders that weekend!
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NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

January 9 was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Alfred Vail has our very on law enforcement officer in our building. School Resource Officer Glenn Johnson has worked at Alfred Vail since September 2018. He is consistently patrolling our grounds and ensuring the safety of our students and staff. The children created beautiful cards and delivered them to Officer Glenn on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
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Ball in the House Assembly

The students at Alfred Vail had the pleasure of experiencing Ball in the House, a R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group , whose high energy show had the children and staff singing, dancing, even beatboxing along. A good time was had by all!
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January Grow it Green Visit

Farmer Tina of Grow it Green Morristown visited our second grade classrooms and described the different types of food groups to children. She also made a delicious quinoa snack that included multiple items from different food groups for the children to try!

Read Across America Presentation, The Cat in the Hat Visits Alfred Vail

Friday, Feb. 21st, 1:30pm

Alfred Vail Elementary School

No School - Presidents Day

Monday, Feb. 17th, 12am to Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 12am

Alfred Vail Elementary School