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Week of March 14, 2023

Crane Elementary

Need-to-know information can be found below!

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Need to Know Information

CSCO Needs Candy Donations: CSCO is asking for donations of individually wrapped candy which can fit in Easter eggs. Each class will get to have an egg hunt during their class's Easter party on April 6. Please send donations in by Friday, March 31, 2023.


Parent Teacher Conferences: If your child's teacher has academic or behavioral concerns about your student, you will be contacted to attend a Parent Teacher Conference on Monday, March 20.


Preschool and Kindergarten Screening: We will be screening students who will be entering kindergarten or preschool and are new to Crane Elementary on Monday, March 20. Please call 417-723-5300 ext 902 to schedule a screening time for your child. See graphic below on details for what to bring with you.


World Down Syndrome Day: We will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on Tuesday, March 21. We would love for everyone to wear blue and yellow! We want to raise awareness and acceptance of our amazing friends with Down Syndrome.


Mark Your Calendar: We will be hosting Preschool Preview on Friday, April 14. Stay tuned for more details!


CSCO LIl' Pirates Basketball League Games: The CSCO Lil' Pirates Basketball games will be held Saturday, March 18. The first game is at 9 AM! These games will be held in the Jr. High Gym and admission is $1.00 for each adult.


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Official Communication: Please remember that all school related communications with staff should come through either phone, direct school email, or Class Dojo.


Concession Stand Help Needed: CSCO needs help with the concession stands for the Jr. High Volleyball season. If you would like to help out the organization which helps our kids, please sign up here for a night in the concession stand!


CSCO Pirate Showcase Forms: CSCO is hosting a Pirate Showcase where students and family members can show off their talents! The Pirate Showcase will take place on Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7 PM. If you or your child would like to perform during this event, please fill out the form and return it ASAP. We can't wait to see all the talents so many of our students' possess!


Student Absences: If your child is absent from school for any reason, please call the office to let us know. The phone number is 417-723-5300 ext. 902.


Breakfast: If your child is a parent drop off each morning and wants to eat breakfast at school, he/she needs to be dropped off no later than 7:40 AM. We have had a few come after 7:45 and they do not have time to get to breakfast before being counted tardy for class.


SNAP and Medicaid Application Assistance: If you would like assistance in applying for SNAP or Medicaid, then please call the Elementary office so we can help you set up an appointment with someone who can help you complete the process. If you would like us to send home applications for you to complete on your own, we can do that too. Just give us call and let us know how we can help! 417-723-5300 ext 902.

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Upcoming Dates

March 14: CSCO Meeting at 5:30 PM in Preschool Commons Area

March 15: School Board Meeting at 6:30 PM

March 17: End of 3rd Quarter

March 18: CSCO Lil' Pirate Basketball Games

March 20: Parent Teacher Conferences

March 21: World Down Syndrome Day: Wear Blue and Yellow!

March 24: February Character Students Pharmacy Trip

March 25: CSCO Lil' Pirate Basketball Games

March 29: Honor Choir and Character Council Group Photos

April 3: School IN Session

April 6: Class Easter Parties at 2:30 PM, 3-year-old preschool class party at 10:00 AM

April 7: Good Friday! No School

April 11: CSCO Meeting at 5:30 PM in Preschool Commons Area

April 14: Preschool Preview

April 18-April 28: MAP Testing for 3rd-6th grade students

April 19: School Board Meeting at 6:30 PM

April 20: Spring Pictures, Class Pictures and Kindergarten Cap and Gown Pictures

April 22: CSCO Princess Ball Doors open at 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

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Please contact Dr. Kelli Rogers with questions via email at rogersk@crane.k12.mo.us.