Knik Elementary

November 2019

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2019/2020 YEARBOOK!

Parents, do you have pictures of school events? We need your help with yearbook photos. If you have any photos that you'd like to submit to the Knik Yearbook please email Ms. Showman @ jill.showman@matsuk12.us.

Deadline to order your Knik Yearbook is March 2020

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Recess Weather Report

As our temps are dropping into colder winter weather. PLEASE make sure your students are ready for recess by wearing their coats, hats, gloves and boots to school. If you are needing help with winter gear, please contact our nurse at 352-0303

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Ready, Set, Sew

December 2nd and 4th Get ready to sew your own stocking. Permission slips are at the office and returned to Miss Bekker. The fee is $5. You can bring your own fabric or use what is available in Miss Bekker’s stash. Space is limited to the first 20 students who turn in their permission slips with payment.

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Breakfast & Lunch

Breakfast is served every morning at the cafeteria from 9:05-9:20 AM

· 3rd Grade Lunch: 11:35-12:00 PM

· 4th Grade Lunch: 12:45-1:10 PM

· 5th Grade Lunch: 12:15-12:40 PM

**Students may charge 1 ala carte item per day**

Breakfast $2.00 Lunch $3.50

Music “notes” from Mrs. P

  • 3rd grade Boomwhacker Club begins November 13th.
  • The first Art Night will be later this month.
  • The Winter Concert (3rd grade, band, choir, and Boomwhacker Club) is December 12th at 6:30 PM
  • Band and Choir are ongoing on their specific days.

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

Fall Picture retakes will be November 15th. Bring your best smile. www.lifetouch.com

Mat-Su Special Santa Program 2019

Sign up forms are available in the front lobby here at Knik. **All forms must be mailed or dropped at The Clock Tower building in Wasilla. 290 N. Yenlo St. Suite #38

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Mrs. Bauman’s Learning Lab! Room 210 @ 8:30 am

Work on assignments, get help on homework or work on Moby Max!

Monday, Wednesday Thursday Friday

Chess Club

5th Grade Chess Club starts November 19th – April 4th

Tues. & Thurs. 12:15-12:40

Cold & Flu Season

The cold & flu season are upon us. Please be mindful to encourage your kiddos to wash their hands more frequently to reduce spreading germs to other students. If your child is running a fever or vomiting, please do not send them to school.

SPIRIT FRIDAY’S!!!

Show your Knik School Spirit and wear your Knik gear and our school colors maroon and grey on Fridays for the Class Spirit drawing! Each student showing school spirit receives a Caught Ya and is entered in the drawing for our school mascot Kingsley to spend the week in their classroom!

We will be hosting another Spirit Gear drive the first week of October. Watch for fliers to come home. www.spiritgeardirect.com

Box Tops for Education

We are collecting Box Tops!

If you have been collecting them at home, please send them in with your student!

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Student Attendance

Students are marked tardy at or after 9:21 am. They will need to sign in at the front office for a student pass.

Students that are absent will be marked as unexcused until you contact the front office. (907) 352-0300

You may also excuse a current absence by using the Parent Vue app.

End of Day Dismissal Reminder

· End of Day Dismissal changes are accepted until 3:00 pm. Please use the School Dismissal Manager App. If you are unable to access the parent log in. Please call the front office for assistance.

Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls club program offers reliable safe child care options to both Knik & Goose bay students. We offer both a before school program (6:30 am – 9:05 am) and after school program (3:45 – 6:30 pm). We provide healthy meals and snacks before and after school. We offer several different fun activities for before and after school engagement. There is a yearly membership fee of $50 and a weekly rate of $50 per student member.

Deborah Karasch – 907-357-2582

Program Coordinator BGC of AK

dkarasch@bgcalaska.org

Breakfast & Lunch Menu -- Follow Below Link

Either sign-in or enter as a guest to view the menu options.

https://www.schoolcafe.com/#/menus

Knik Elementary School

Office Staff:

John Gardner -- Principal

Libbie Davidson -- Admin. Secretary

Jeneen Ewing -- Registrar

Krista Burris -- Records Specialist

Wishing you all a safe and joyful Holiday Season.

From our School Family to yours,

Knik Elementary Staff