Mable Woolsey Weekly Update

The Week of January 31, 2022

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2022 Illinois Parent Survey

Link to survey:

Opens Jan. 11, 2022 and closes March 11, 2022.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus for the Week of January 31th

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February's Character Strong Theme is Empathy!

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Children's Books about Empathy

Student Council will be selling smencils on Friday in the front hallway before school for $1.00 each.

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Sneak-peek of spring forecast before Punxsutawney Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Meteorological spring is just one month away and AccuWeather meteorologists are providing a preview of what the new season will bring before Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow on Groundhog Day.

Reading Tips for Families

For this week, we want to emphasize the importance of reading to/with your child. If your child is not a reader yet, spend some time reading to them as it will help get them into the act of reading. If they are already reading, the following activity is something that my parents did with me that worked really well! Pick out some books that align with their interests and that you feel they would be able to read to you. Give them the chance to pick a book from what you have selected for them and spend some time listening to them reading. If they come to a word that they are struggling with, have them try to sound it out to you. If they still can’t get the word, tell them how it is said and then have them practice saying it to you. Spending even 10 minutes a day reading together makes a significant impact in your child’s development as a reader!

Knoxville High School and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive

Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today!

Drive Details:
Site: Knoxville High School
Address: 600 E. Main Street, Knoxville, IL, 61448
Room Name: Jensen Gym
Date: Fri Feb 11, 2022
Time: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Blood Program Leader Name: Amy Dillon
Blood Program Leader Phone Number: 3092892324
Click here to make an appointment

When you click on the link to make your appointment, you will have to refine your search and choose "My Dates in Date Range". Click on February 11th and refine your results. Knoxville High School will show up and you can continue to make your appointment online.

The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.

Thank you for supporting the American Red Cross blood program!

Download the Red Cross Blood Donor App on the App Store, Google Play or text BLOODAPP to 90999. Schedule appointments, view your blood type and results of your mini-physical, and track your donations.

American Red Cross Blood Services - 431 18th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20006

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