April 19, 2022

CD Bulletin

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CATCH UP ON DISTRICT NEWS

Please be sure to read the newest District Newsletter that comes out now every Friday. You can access all the issues here.

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CD SPRING CONCERT IS COMING UP!

Concert week is coming to Country Dale School

Grades 1, 2, 3 & 5 General Music Concert

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm

Where: Franklin High School’s Saber Center Auditorium.

When: Student drop off begins at 6:15 pm (prior to this time there will not be supervision). The concert begins at 6:30 pm.

What to Wear: Grades 1, 2 & 3 Please make sure your performer is dressed in their finest outfit for the evening concert. Please no blue jeans, shirts with graphics or tops with spaghetti straps since this is a special occasion.

Grades 5: ****Black bottoms and white tops.**** These colors are a traditional performing ensemble expectation. This is the last elementary concert for our 5th-grade students. As the most experienced performers at Country Dale, they hold a special place of honor in this performance.

We are excited about this experience and look forward to performing for you in such a terrific venue.


Your Country Dale Music Teachers,


Ms Gannon and Mrs Rynders

5th GRADE FAMILIES - UPCOMING VISIT TO FOREST PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL

We are excited to have the 5th-grade students come to Forest Park Middle School in May for a transition program. During this time, students will hear information about athletics and activities, practice reading a schedule, practice opening a locker, and receive a tour of the building. 5th graders will be at the middle school from about 9:30 am -11 am on Wednesday, May 18th.

CD STU CRU IS HAVING A FOOD DRIVE APRIL 25th - 29th

Country Dale’s Stu Cru is sponsoring a food drive, to stuff the shelves of a local food pantry during the summer months. This food drive will take place from Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29. Bring in non-perishable, non-expired food items such as canned meat, canned vegetables and fruit, soups, boxed meals and peanut butter. Please put all contributions in the cardboard boxes located outside your child’s classroom. Thanks for giving!

SPRING/SUMMER REC GUIDE IS OUT!

The Community Education & Recreation Guide for Spring/Summer is available online! Click here for the Spring/Summer guide. Registration opens online Monday, April 25th at the registration website here! Make sure you already have an account created to help your registration process to run smoothly.

KID'S CLUB EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

Save $10 on your 2022-23 annual Kids Club membership fee if you register online between April 1 and May 2. For more information please see the Kids Club website by clicking here or contact Shana Gagliardo, Recreation Coordinator at shana.gagliardo@franklin.k12.wi.us if you have any questions.

KID'S CAMP SUMMER OFFERINGS

The Community Education & Recreation Department will once again be offering Kids Camp this summer for children who have completed 5K through those entering 6th grade. Click here or on the image to view all details. Registration opens next Wednesday, April 13th.


If your child is enrolled in FPS Summer Learning and wants to attend Kids Camp, there is a bus to Ben Franklin for Camp after FPS Summer Learning ends around noon. Kids Camp is also offered on Fridays if you are looking for options for your child since there is no FPS Summer Learning on Fridays.

FRANKLIN HEALTH DEPARTMENT BIKE RODEO!

The City of Franklin Health Department is hosting a “Bike Rodeo” on Saturday, June 4 from 9 am-11:15 am by appointment only (allow one hour). Participants will receive a free helmet, a free bike safety check, a certificate of completion, a free bike license (Franklin residents only) and get to ride through an obstacle course! Online registration for this event will open NEXT MONDAY, APRIL 25th. Make sure you have a Franklin Community & Education Recreation Department account created for recreation programming signups. Visit https://franklinwi.myrec.com to create an account if you don’t have one yet. Click on the attached flyer for more information about how to register

FRANKLIN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION & ECO CLUB SHOE DRIVE

The FEF and FHS Eco Club are hosting this year’s SHOE DRIVE to collect shoes that can be repurposed so they don’t end up in landfills. The drop-off will be available at Franklin High School on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st from 11 am - 1 pm. Mark your calendars and collect your items! Click on the banner below for more information.

MOVING OR TRANSFERRING

If you know that you will be moving in the next few months or attending a different school next year please let the office know as soon as possible. It truly helps with our planning for next year. Please click here for the form and email it to terese.tubbs@franklin.k12.wi.us

COVID-19 ON-SITE TESTING UPDATES

COVID-19 ON-SITE TESTING UPDATES

FPS continues to partner with Summit Clinical Labs to offer On-Site COVID-19 Testing. However, beginning today (Tuesday, April 19th), testing is available at all buildings for students or staff only. If a student requires testing, we will work with the tester from Summit labs to come test the student during the hours of 7:30a-3:30p on school days. If family members require testing, please visit the Summit Clinical Labs website or the DHS Community Testing page here for information and locations where testing is available. This updated document contains all current testing information.

FRANKLIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS HIRING

We are hiring for Food Service Workers ($15/hour starting wage, full and part-time), Kids Club Workers (working with students before and after school), and Custodial Aides ($17/hour starting wage, full and part-time).

FRANKLIN SPRING SPRINT 2 MILE RUN/WALK

Click the accompanying flyer for all details and click here for registration for this event taking place on Saturday, May 14th.

SABER PRESCHOOL MAY 2-19

The Franklin High School Child Development 2 students will be sponsoring Saber Preschool Monday through Thursday from Monday, May 2nd through Thursday, May 19th from 9 am to 10:15 am. Saber Preschool is designed for children ages 3 to 5 who are toilet trained and ready to experience a supportive and enriching preschool environment including storytime, large/small group activities, free time, songs, and other fun activities. The student teachers prepare daily lesson plans that not only provide opportunities for the Little Sabers to develop socially but also to enhance their kindergarten readiness skills. The Saber Preschool program offers a truly excellent experience for both our big and small students.


Tuition will be $15 to cover the cost of materials and snacks for the 3 weeks. Pre-registration is required. Click here to make a Google Doc COPY of the form OR Click here for a PDF version that you can download or print.


If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Linda Krause at 414-817-3629 or at linda.krause@franklin.k12.wi.us

REGISTRATION FOR 22-23 IS NOW OPEN FOR NEW FAMILIES!

Our registration is now open for next school year for new families to the district and next year’s 4K. You can find all the necessary details on our website here. Please note that students already enrolled in our schools do not have to have a new registration completed. You may utilize the “Create Account” and “Forgot Password” buttons on the registration page to complete your registration or gain access if you have created an account in the past. Please help us share that registration is open with any new families to the area or those with younger children that would be entering 4K or 5K!

FRANKLIN LITTLE LEAGUE - UMPIRE OPPORTUNITY

Franklin Little League is looking for community members ages 12+ who are interested in training to become an umpire. FLL will be conducting classes in April/ May. If interested please complete this interest form.

YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN THROUGH MAY 31st

Youth Football Registration Is Open Through May 31st.

Registration is open for the next season of Franklin Sabers Youth Football. Please register for the grade level your child will be in for the 22-23 school year.

6th Through 8th Grade for Fall 22-23 register at http://franklinyouthfootball.org

COUNTRY DALE LOST AND FOUND

Parent, please label your child's belongings so when items are misplaced we can return the items directly to the student. If you are missing items please click on the Lost and Found link and review the items currently here. If you see an item that is your child's, ask your child to come to the NEW Lost and Found area. We have relocated the Lost and Found to the short hallway by room 6.

ATTENDANCE REMINDER


Early Dismissal, Appointments and Changes to Regular Dismissal Schedule

Students may be excused during school hours for medical and dental appointments. Any early dismissal or late arrivals should be submitted using THIS FORM. Only emergency situations should be handled over the telephone. Thank you.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING CD PTO EVENTS AND NEWS!

PTO News


  1. The Spring Scholastic Book Fair is right around the corner! Please click here to read our flyer with all the information you need. New this year - we are using Classroom/Teacher eWallets to help our wonderful teachers fill their classrooms with books. Families are also highly encouraged to set up their own eWallets for students as it eliminates the need for students to carry (or lose) cash. Families can shop in person on Wednesday, April 27th from 6-7:30 PM during Family Movie Night. Click here to volunteer for the book fair.
  2. Movie Night is back! Join us on April 27th at 6:30 pm in the school gym for a family movie. The movie is TBD but will be family-friendly. Popcorn and candy be available for purchase. Bring a comfy blanket or chair and feel free to wear your PJs! The book fair will be open as well so pick up a good summer read while you are there!

  3. May PTO Meeting -Dinner is on us! Join us on May 10th at 5:30 pm in the Country Dale Library for Dominos Pizza and learn about how you can help make our school amazing. Meet some new families, volunteer for an event, just come and say hi! Hope to see you there!
  4. Amazon Smile - You shop at Amazon anyway – have that shopping support Country Dale too! Start your shopping at: smile.amazon.com, pick your charity Country Dale Elementary PTO, and then whenever you shop use smile.amazon.com. It's that easy! Thank you for supporting our school.
  5. Teacher Appreciation - May 2nd-6th is Teacher Appreciation week. Let's make it special for our Country Dale Staff! If you are interested in helping plan food or gifts, please email katherine.delemont@gmail.com otherwise watch the newsletter for more ways to show our teachers how much you care.
  6. If you haven't already, please join our Facebook page and group for more frequent updates and events!

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