Shannon Park Newsletter

October 2021

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Check out the Shannon Park Website for the Extended Calendar and other resources such as the Parent Portal, FeePay, Staff Information, Assessment Dates and much more!
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Acts of Character: Responsibility

The Shannon Park Acts of Character Program revolves around teaching, promoting, recognizing and celebrating positive character traits in students. During the month of September, we focused on the character trait of Responsibility. During the month of October, we will be focusing on empathy.

Kindness Council to Kick Off First Meeting

The Kindness Council is a 5th grade leadership group focusing on promoting and spreading kindness at Shannon Park Elementary and in the surrounding community. All 5th graders are invited to be a part of the Kindness Council. The first meeting takes place Friday, October 15, from 8:15-9:15a.m. Questions? Please reach out to Mrs. Hanson or Mrs. Golembiesky.
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Thank You, Mr. Hoover, and the RHS Band Demonstration!

Teacher Spotlight: Welcome, Mrs. Constine!

My name is Michelle Constine, and I am originally from Marinette, Wisconsin. I wanted to be an art teacher since I met my first art teacher in Kindergarten. I could not believe such an exciting job really existed. I have been married to my husband Neil for 23 years. He is a Marine and so we have traveled and lived all over the world. One of our favorite places was Iwakuni, Japan. We have three children: Madelyn, Owen, and Quintin. I love making art in my free time. Ceramics and painting large murals is my favorite thing to do. I also enjoy any activity outside. My family and I enjoy camping, boating, kayaking, snow shoeing, ice skating and down hill skiing. Minnesota is such a beautiful place to be and I am so excited to teach art at Shannon Park! Looking forward to meeting you all!
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Thank you, Site Council, for decorating our hallways for Reading Rocks!

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Would You Like to Honor a Veteran?

Students are invited to ask parents/guardians if there are family members that have served in any branch of the U.S. military. This can include grandparents, parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, or uncles. With the help of parents/guardians, students can complete information on the following document to be used in a Shannon Park hallway display. A copy of this document will also be coming home in Friday Folders. Feel free to provide a copy of the family member's photo (non-returnable) if you would like to have it displayed with the document. Please bring document and/or photo to school office by Wednesday, October 20.

Rosemount Fire Department in the Park!

The Rosemount Fire Department will be visiting Shannon Park on Wednesday, October 6, for grade level presentations on fire safety.

Rosemount Fire Department Open House will take place on Thursday, October 7, from 5:30-8:30p.m. There will be live demonstrations, activities for the whole family, and refreshments to enjoy. Please see attached flier below for more details!

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Volunteer Opportunities for You!

We love our volunteers and appreciate all they do! The following link is a list of all volunteer opportunities around the school. Please check any areas you would like to volunteer. Please note that the SP Volunteer Coordinator, Beth Johnson, will contact you regarding dates and times for your volunteer shifts. Click Here to sign up!

Upcoming Dates

October 1: Book Character Day, Last Day to Record Reading Minutes

October 4: Reading Rocks Fundraiser Packets Due

October 4: Site Council Meeting @ 8:00a.m.

October 6: Fire Prevention Day

October 8: No School - Data Analysis Day

October 15: Kindness Council Meeting @ 8:15a.m.

October 15: Will Mr. Davis have to dress like a ROCKSTAR today?

October 21: No School - MEA

October 22: No School - MEA

October 21: Site Council Meeting @ 8:00a.m.

October 29: Fall Party Day

Grades K, 1, 2 Fall Parties: 9:45-10:45a.m.

Grades 3, 4, 5 Fall Parties: 2:00-3:00p.m.

District 196 School Board Officers and Directors

Jackie Magnuson, Chairperson

Joel Albright, Vice Chairperson

Art Coulson, Treasurer

Sachin Isaacs, Clerk

Craig Angrimson, Director

Cory Johnson, Director

Mike Roseen, Director

Report Absences or Changes of Schedule

Please remember to report all absences and changes of schedules by calling 651-423-7670 during school hours or by emailing

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