Principal e-Note

Crestwood Elementary School

December 4th, 2022

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Upcoming Dates in December

8th: 5th-grade Strings concert, 7 pm LHS

9th: Crazy hair day for Crestwood Cares holiday program

11th: Winter Wonderland

12th: PJ day! Wear PJs to school! Maybe slippers & socks too!

14th: PTO Executive Board meeting

15th: CEDC Dad's club, 8 pm

16th: Blues theme day - wear Blues gear!

21st: Ugly Sweater day - wear a festive holiday sweater

22nd: 1/2 day for students- 12 pm dismissal

Winter Parties 10:45-11:30 on the 22nd as well

Norton's note

Dear Crestwood community,

This week we welcomed Dr. Suzanne Bright to our school community. Dr. Bright will be serving as our part-time interim Assistant Principal and comes to us with tremendous experience and skills to offer in this time of transition. Click here to read a letter from Dr. Bright to you, our Crestwood community!

In service,

Kit Norton & Dr. Bright

Crestwood PTO updates

  • Winter Wonderland is coming up! Please see the flyer below for more information!
  • For more information about our Crestwood PTO, please check out our Facebook Page by clicking here!
  • Winter Wonderland

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    Crestwood School Nurse's Newsletter

    Click here to read some excellent information on the importance of sleep for adults and children
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    District Updates

    Social Emotional Learning Screening Results in SIS Portal (grades 3-5)

    This fall, students in grades 3-5 began participating in screening using the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener (mySAEBRS). The purpose of this SEL screener is to measure the big picture of the student experience at Lindbergh Schools and identify individual students who may need additional support in the areas of academic, emotional, and social skills.

    It is important to note that these surveys provide only a glimpse or snapshot of a student's response on the day when the survey was administered. No data point should ever be used as a sole indicator when determining the needs of students.

    To access your student’s SAEBRS results on the SIS Portal:

    1. Log on to the SIS Portal with your username and password.

      1. Note: Your username is your email address on file. If you have forgotten your password, please select “Forgot your parent password?” on the Parent tab.

    2. Under Current Academics (left side menu) - select Assessments. Assessments can only be viewed in a web browser (mobile or desktop) and not the SIS app.

    3. Select the title of the Assessment you want to view.

    Attached, please find the Guide to Interpreting SAEBRS Results.

    Let the Foundation Help You With Your Holiday Shopping

    While supplies last, you can make a donation to the Lindbergh Schools Foundation, and the Foundation will deliver a poinsettia, personalized card, and/or gift cards to the Lindbergh staff member of your choice!

    You can choose from several options (or mix and match as you choose). All gifts will be delivered with a personalized card to the Lindbergh staff recipient of your choice.

    • Poinsettia - $15

    • $25 gift card to Pasta House, Liliana's, or Bar Louie

    • $50 gift card to The Face and Body Spa

    Place your order by Dec. 11 through this link.

    Staying Healthy During Flu Season

    The holiday season means an increased risk for respiratory illness, but there are steps we can take to stay healthy.

    • Stay home when you are sick. This is the most important way to keep our friends and coworkers safe and protected.

    • Testing is one of our best tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, along with getting vaccinated and boosted.

      • Learn when and how to take an at-home COVID-19 test here.

    • The CDC recommends that children age 6 months and older should get a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC also recommends boosters for children age 5 and up, at least 5 months after their second shot.

    • The CDC estimates that between 6,000 and 26,000 children younger than 5 are hospitalized each year in the United States due to influenza. The flu vaccine is safe and helps protect children from flu.

    • Did you know? Improving ventilation in your home can help you reduce virus particles and prevent respiratory viruses from spreading.

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    Senior Citizens are Invited to Celebrate the Holidays

    Lindbergh Schools will host a holiday Senior Associates event at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Lindbergh High School Auditorium (5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63126). Enjoy entertainment from featured performers, The Mads show choir. Senior Associates is a free community program open to all senior citizens in the Lindbergh School District. RSVP to Spencer Michelson or ‭(314) 729-2400 ext. 4607‬.

    Nominate a Special Lindbergh Teacher for #TeacherProud Tuesday

    Calling all students, parents, and community members: Lindbergh Schools wants your nominations for #TeacherProud Tuesday! Tell us about a teacher who works in our schools who has made a difference in your life, and they might be selected to be featured on social media as part of #TeacherProud Tuesday, a statewide social media initiative that is designed to recognize outstanding teachers and promote public education. On the second Tuesday of each month, Missouri school districts will recognize a #TeacherProud Tuesday honoree for going above and beyond, and making a difference in the lives of students.

    Foundation Florida Fundraiser

    The Lindbergh Schools Foundation is having their Florida Vacation Fundraiser once again this year. To learn more about this fun opportunity, please visit the Foundation website.

    Lindbergh Lights Up the Holidays

    There are many ways to help the families in our Lindbergh community this holiday season:

    1. Sponsor a family through the Giving Tree Program

    2. Make a monetary donation to the Giving Tree Program

    3. Make a monetary donation to the Utility Program

    4. Visit Liliana's Italian Kitchen at 11836 Tesson Ferry Rd. on Dec. 19. All proceeds will go to Lindbergh Lights up the Holidays.

    5. Visit the Dougherty family holiday lights display at 788 Spring Crest Court, Fenton, Mo. Use the drop box in the front yard -- all donations will be matched!

    Crestwood Elementary School Mission Statement

    The mission of the Crestwood Family is to inspire all students to learn and grow to be curious, caring and confident learners in a respectful, responsible, and safe community.