The Eager Eagle

Weekly Memo for Parents

Week of December 9-13

Thank you for taking the time to read our weekly memo! Let's make it another great week at South Elementary!

What's Happening in the Eagle's Nest?

Holiday Gift Shop Open!

The Winter Gift Shop is back in our media center! It will be open December 9-13 for students to shop! Students can shop during specials. The shop will also be open during our winter carnival for families to come in and shop!

Hat Day Wednesdays

Every Wednesday is hat day! Students can wear their hat all day for $0.50. The proceeds benefit Wreaths across America.

Writing Field Test

South Elementary was selected by the Department of Education to participate in the writing field test. Our 4th and 5th grade students will take the writing test on December 10.

DARE Graduation

Our 5th grade students will celebrate DARE Graduation on December 12.

OHS Play

Our students will be treated to a performance by OHS Thespians on December 13!

Winter Carnival

Our Winter Carnival is Friday, December 13 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Tickets are available for pre-purchase. Tickets are $0.50 at the gate. Order early and receive 25 tickets for $10 or 50 tickets for $20.
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iReady Diagnostic

All students in K-5 will be taking the winter diagnostic test on iReady this month. Please encourage your child to do their very best! Students that make half of their typical growth will be invited to a Grinchmas Growth party on December 16!

Holiday Spirit Week (NEXT WEEK): December 16-20

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Movie Trip!

We will be inviting students to the movie theater to see Frozen 2 on December 17. The cost is $6 to attend and includes bus transportation, movie ticket, drink and popcorn. Permission slips will be sent home this week!

School-Wide AR Reward

Students were given AR goals this quarter. Teachers may set higher goals within their classrooms. Students that meet their quarterly goal (posted here) will get to participate in the AR reward party during specials on December 18.

Kids Heart Challenge

We will have our American Heart Association Field Day on December 18 during specials!

Early Release Day

December 20 is an early release day. School dismisses at 11:30 am.

Winter Break

Winter break is December 23-January 6. Students return Tuesday, January 7.

FSA Testing Dates

3rd Grade Reading: April 1-2

4th and 5th Grade Writing: April 1-2

4th and 5th Grade Reading: May 5-6

3rd-5th Grade Math: May 7-8

5th Grade Science: May 13-14

Read, Read, Read!

Reading at home with your child promotes their academic success! Did you know your child can take AR tests from a computer or even your cell phone? Email me if you would like your child's log in information. Hundreds of thousands of books have quizzes available on AR. Students will earn points and we will celebrate their accomplishments! This is for students in K-5.

Be Part of the Band!

5th grade parents: Please click on the link to learn more about the amazing band program at Osceola Middle School! https://www.bepartofthemusic.org/group/index.php?id=1444

Fortify FL: Suspicious Activity Reporting App

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