the PENN NEWSLETTER
WE'RE ALL LEARNING
STUDENTS: We focused on kindness this month. As your student what their classroom did to make the world a kinder place.
TEACHERS: On Thursday Penn teachers spent some time learning about components of a morning meetings and how this short activity helps with relationship development. And, of course, we're planning for an amazing week of learning and reconnecting when we return January 8.
COMFY COZY DAY on January 8
Winter weather calls for winter gear!
Please discuss these expectations with your children and help them come prepared with the right recess gear.
FOOD DRIVE for the NL Food Pantry
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
SCHOOL-WIDE HAT DAY was lots of fun. Thank you to our generous donors for making this possible.
Jingle bells ... Deck the halls ... Walkin in a winter wonderland
Homework over break?
- December 25 - January 5: Winter Break
- January 8: COMFY COZY Day
- January 10 - 17 Food Drive for the NL Pantry
- January 15: No School, MLK Day
It is the policy of the Iowa City Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Kingsley Botchway II, Director of Equity, 1725 N. Dodge St., Iowa City, IA 52245, 319-688-1000, Botchway.Kingsley@iowacityschools.org.