Covington Elementary News

March 9, 2023

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FLEX DAY: Our final FLEX Day for this school year is tomorrow, Friday, March 10. Students will learn from home on that day. Teachers will Zoom with their class from 9:30-10:00 to tell students about the lessons and expectations for the day. Teachers are available in the morning if there are technical issues or if a student has a problem. Please email or have your child contact their teacher via Canvas. In the afternoon, teachers will be participating in professional development.

FAME Festival

FAME Festival is this weekend, March 11-12 at the Grand Wayne Center.

Covington students will have artwork on display at boards #310, #315, and in the Sculpture Garden.

Support Covington’s Choir by seeing the performance on Sunday 12th, 12:00 pm on Stage 1

Admission: $5 Adults, Children under 18 are FREE

Festival Hours Grand Wayne Center: Saturday, March 11: 9:00 AM –5:00 PM, Sunday, March 12, Noon –5:00 PM *NOTE: Time change this weekend!!!

Parking: At the Civic Center Garage (paid) and on the street (free)

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Celebration of Youth Concert with the Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company: March 11, 5:00 PM Convention Hall Section C

The FAME Festival is the centerpiece of our public student art celebrations. Held every year during the spring, this two-day festival, across northern Indiana, features an average of 200 performing groups, 6,000 student paintings, drawings, and sculptures; and the FAMEous Imaginarium, a hands-on creative arts center as well as performances by our Visiting Artists, and the interactive Instrument Playgrounds.

·FAMEous Imaginarium over 10 hands-on-arts activities

·Art & performances in song, dance, drama & orchestra from FWCS, NACS, SACS, EACS, West Noble & Whitley counties will be represented.

·Try out an instrument in the Instrument Playgrounds with Quinlin & Fabish and Sweetwater Sound

·FAME Photo/Video Disclaimer: During your visit to the FAME Festival, you or members of your family may be filmed, videotaped, and/or photographed by a FAME employee, contract photographer, or the media. Your attendance at the FAME event serves as permission for the use of your image, or the image of your family members, by FAME. Visitors acknowledge that FAME shall own all rights, titles, and interests in all photographs and materials created incorporating the photograph or likeness.

Lunch Menu for March 13-17

Monday: Totally Tacos, Corn, Fresh Carrots, Peaches & Sliced Apples

Tuesday: Cheese Omelet w/buttermilk Biscuit, Tri Tators, Fresh Broccoli, Clementines & Sliced Pears

Wednesday: Hot Diggity Dog!, French Fries, Fresh Carrots, Fruit Cocktail & Apples

Thursday: Pepperoni Pizza Square, Green Beans, Fresh Celery, Fresh Pears, & Pineapple

Friday: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Carrots, Sliced Apples & Mandarin Oranges

Covington Spring Book Fair

The Covington Spring Book Fair is scheduled for March 20-24. Our PTC and parents always make this a fun event for our students and we could use your help. Follow the link below to sign-up and volunteer at our book fair. Sign Up

Woodside Information for 5th Graders

If you were unable to attend the Woodside Middle School information night, you can find the presentation below. If you have questions, please contact Woodside at 260-431-2701.

Join Our Team!

We have a few job openings at Covington for the year ahead. If you are interested in working at Covington, or know someone who might be, please follow the link below for more information.

If you are interested but can only commit to certain days or times, please reach out to Mr. Graf with your interest. Your schedule might work with ours!

Our current openings are the following:

-Instructional assistants

-Noon Monitors

Sign Up for Text Alerts!

If you would like to receive text alerts from Southwest Allen County Schools, be sure to check out these steps below:

    • Did you enter your cell number during online registration? Only numbers in PowerSchool are eligible to receive SACS text messages.
    • From the cell phone – type Y or YES to 67587
    • Users should receive immediate confirmation of opting in and should be eligible to receive future SACS Communication.
    • All SACS texts will come from the number 67587.
    • Further information can be found on the SACS website under Resources/Connect with SACS