The Cutting Edge

February 2020

Parent Teacher Conferences

We have Parent /Teacher Conferences scheduled for THIS Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm. Some of you could have another time/date depending on the teacher's availability.

Please do your best to make every attempt to be here. Most conferences are just 10-15 minutes long. Thank you for your collaboration and partnership as we work together to help all students meet their full potential. Both Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Ave will be in the office during conferences and you are welcome to stop in or to schedule an appointment if you wish.

DATE CHANGE for the Second Grade Musical and Fine Arts Night

Please note we have a date change for the second grade musical and Fine Arts Night. It was originally scheduled for March 5th. The new date is THURSDAY, MARCH 12th. Families are welcome to come to Edgelea and look at the children's art on display from 6:00-7:00 pm. Second graders will meet in their classrooms at 6:30 and the second grade musical will start at 7:00 pm in the gym/cafeteria.

Year Book Orders Due March 20th

The cost of the Edgelea year book is $10. Orders are due by March 20th. Forms have already be sent home. If you need an additional form, please call the school or send your child into the front office.

Clubs, Teams, and Extra Curricular Photos for the Yearbook

Club Photos will be February 24

Students may wear scout uniforms or club t-shirts for club photo day. We will be calling the following groups down for photos:

Girl Scouts



Chess Club

Green Club

Robotics Club

English Learners Social Club

Recycling Club


Upcoming Calendar Events

Feb.5-6 Parent Teacher Conferences

Feb. 7 All Pro Dads Breakfast 7:00 am-7:30am

Feb. 7 Crazy Sock Day

Feb. 7 Peter Pan Symphony- 4th grade field trip

Feb. 14 St. Valentines Day Classroom Parties/Wear Pink or Red

Feb. 17 President's Day- No School

Feb. 20 Hot Diggity Dog Family Fun Night-Benefit for Mrs. Houston

Feb. 28 Edgelea Spirit Day

Mar. 6 ALL PRO DADS Breakfast 7:00 am-7:30 am

Mar. 12 Second Grade Music Program 7:00 pm for families

Mar. 13Second Grade Music Program for students and staff 9:30 am

Mar.13 End of third quarter

Mar. 13 Rainbow Colors Day

Mar. 23-27 Spring Break-No School

Apr. 3 All Pro Dads Breakfast 7:00am-7:30 am

May 1 Donuts with Grown-ups

May 1 Disney Day

May 8 Sunglasses Day

May 14 Third Grade Music Program 7:00 pm for parents and families

May 15 Third Grade Music Program 9:30 am for students and staff

May 18 Field Day

May 18-19 Kindergarten Celebration of Learning 7:00 pm

May 20 Last Day of School (tentative)

Hot Diggity Dog Family Fun Night

Edgelea will host Hot Diggity Dog Family Fun Night. Please read the attached flyer for details.

Community members are also hosting a Community Benefit Event in honor of Mrs. Houston. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

McCalister Center Father Daughter Dance

Below is the registration for the annual Father Daughter Dance. This event is not sponsored by Lafayette School Corporation but I was asked by McCalister to share the registration forms. I don have any additional information. You would need to contact McCalister if you have questions. It sounds like a lovely evening!

Lafayette School Corporation 2020-2021 School Calendar

The LSC school calendar has been Board approved and is available on the LSC webpage. I have included a direct link for your convenience. Please click on the link below. Our first day of school is August 10, 2020.

All PRO DADS Breakfast Schedule

February 7

March 6

April 3

Times: 7:00 AM-7:30 Breakfast is served

7:30-7:45 short program

Do you know an incoming kindergarten student?

Kindergarten Roundup is MARCH 10 from 4-7. Please spread the word to families that might have an incoming kindergarten student. Children must be 5 by August 1, 2020 to enroll in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.

Children that will be 5 between August 2-September 30 may take an enrollment test for possible early entrance into kindergarten. According to LSC policy, any child turning 5 on Oct. 1 or later will have to wait until the 2012-2022 school year.

Third Grade IREAD- 3


IREAD-3 is a test that is required by state law. This test measures reading skill of third grade students. Students who do not pass IREAD-3 in the spring will have an opportunity for remediation and are able to retest after the end of school. It is very important that your child spend time reading each evening in order for them to be best prepared for this upcoming March 2019 test.

Students who do not pass the spring and summer administrations of IREAD-3 will continue to receive instruction in Grade 3 reading, will officially be reported as a third grader, and will fully participate in the Grade 3 ILEARNassessment. There are some exemptions to this law. If you would like to know more about IREAD-3, please visit the Indiana Department of Education website:

Secure Volunteers

All parents who plan to attend field trips or volunteer in the building will need to complete a secure volunteer application. This background check is actually good for three years. Click on the link below for the application