Welcome to McAuliffe Elementary

March 2020

About Us

Attendance Line: 651-480-7391
Main Office: 651-480-7390

Health Office: 651-480-7395
Kids' Campus: 651-480-7423
Hastings Bus Company: 651-437-1888

DATES TO REMEMBER

MARCH

4-5 - Evening Conferences, Scholastic Book Fair (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!), & Art Show

6 - NO SCHOOL - Morning Conferences, Scholastic Book Fair, & Art Show

8 - Daylight Savings Time (Move clocks forward)

9-13 - PTC Hastings Family Service Donation Drive

13 - Sledding Day (Weather permitting)

16-20 - No School - Spring Break


APRIL

10 - NO SCHOOL - Good Friday

11 - Yearbook Orders Due

13 - NO SCHOOL - Easter Monday

CONFERENCE SIGN UP

Please sign up online by February 28th.

2020 ART SHOW

See what McAuliffe artists have been creating this year! Select artwork will be on display in the McAuliffe Media Center during spring conferences. Come see examples of student learning!

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS

We need help at our Book Fair! Please consider volunteering an hour or two! We are especially in need for Thursday evening! Please follow this link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0544afaa23abfb6-spring

Thank you!


SCHOLASTIC BOOKFAIR

Check out the McAuliffe Book Fair homepage! Create and share wish lists, view book trailers, and download the app to view reading levels, book info, and recommendations. Visit the Book Fair in the Media Center during conferences!

SUMMER SCHOOL 2020

Hastings Public Schools offers a Summer Adventure Program (Summer School) free of charge for eligible students. Invitations will be shared with parents during conferences.


The elementary program will run for three weeks from July 6 - July 24th, 2020 at McAuliffe Elementary. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Busing will be provided for those students who live outside of the walking area.

ORDER YOUR MCAULIFFE YEARBOOK HERE

Deadline to order is April 11th. Use School Code: 153372.

MCAULIFFE SLEDDING DAY

Students will be going sledding on Friday, March 13th They will be walking to the ponding basin behind McAuliffe. Sleds are not allowed on the bus. Please see the permission slip below for times to drop off/pick up sleds. This fun activity will be led by the PTC.


Sledding Times:

4th Grade: 11:30am - 12:05pm

Kindergarten: 12:15pm - 12:50pm

1st Grade: 1:00pm - 1:35pm

2nd Grade: 1:45pm - 2:20pm

3rd Grade: 2:30pm - 3:05pm


If you wish to volunteer on this day please sign up HERE.

Dr. Suess Week

Students and teachers will be celebrating Read Across America as well as Dr. Seuss's Birthday March 9th-13th. Students may celebrate in the following ways:


Monday, March 9th: The Cat in the Hat Day

Wear your favorite hat and/or stripes!!


Join us from 4:30-6:30PM at the Green Mill

for pizza and a good book to celebrate Dr. Seuss!!


Tuesday, March 10th: Fox in Socks Day


Wear your silliest or mismatched socks!!


Wednesday, March 11th : Wacky Wednesday Day

Dress in your wackiest, mismatched clothes!!


Thursday, March 12th: One Fish, Two Fish Day

Wear red and blue!!


Friday, March 13th: Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book Day

Pajama Day – Wear your jammies, robe, and slippers!

Bring a flashlight for D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) day!!

HASTINGS FAMILY SERVICE DONATION DRIVE

March 9th through March 13th, the McAuliffe PTC will be collecting toothpaste and packaged toilet paper (no loose rolls please) for Hastings Family Service. If you would like to help out this great cause, please bring in these items during this time frame.

SCHOOL SAFETY

The Hastings School District has taken great strides to make sure our schools are safe and our students are connected and know we care about them. We have implemented system wide security measures at all of our sites.

Click on DISTRICT WIDE SAFETY PROCEDURES to learn more.

CLASS PLACEMENTS

Class placement forms are available in the office if you wish to provide specific input into your child's 2020-21 classroom assignment. Please have these forms returned by Thursday, April 9th. Please do not phone or email this information to us.
2020-21 KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT FORMS

Kindergarten registration is now open. You may find enrollment forms here.