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Crystal Springs Elementary School

The Weekly Wrap by Principal Nielsen- November 6th

Dear Crystal Springs Families,


The next supply pick-up day will be on November 18th for 1st- 5th grade from 2:00-6:00 pm. Save the date!


Picture retakes will be on December 16th- save the date!


Order your library books! All books are checked out for two weeks. To place a request or find out more about requesting library books, visit the Library Book Request webpage: http://go.nsd.org/csbookinfo


Sincerely,

Anne Nielsen- Principal

Using Chromebooks Responsibly

If your student has a district Chromebook keep these tips in mind:

  • Chromebooks should be restarted at least once a week.

  • Improve performance by closing out of any tabs that are not being used. Rather than keeping tabs open, use bookmarks web pages not in Clever for quick access.

  • Check Chromebook is on the latest district supported version of Chrome OS (currently vs83 or higher ). Go to the URL chrome://help to see which version of Chrome OS is on your Chromebook and update it if necessary.

  • Get fingerprints off the screen using these Cleaning Best Practices

Attendance

Beginning Wednesday, November 4th, we turned on our automatic attendance calls and emails. This means if your student was marked absent for the day, you will be notified that same evening of the absence. The purpose of these calls and emails is to partner with our families to foster good attendance during remote learning as a foundation for academic success. If you receive a call or email via ParentVue, it indicates that your student was not present for their scheduled zoom class time.


We still want you to contact the Attendance Office at g.crystalsprings.office@nsd.org.

to report an excused absence for your student.

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I-Ready Parent Night

Northshore i-Ready Family Night

Please share this information with your families. The “i-Ready: Supporting Student Learning at Home” session is designed to provide Northshore School District families with an understanding of the i-Ready Online Instruction for reading and mathematics. Families will learn how the i-Ready Diagnostic is used to create a personalized pathway of instruction for every student. The i-Ready Team will share ideas for motivating learners, monitoring progress, and supporting children when they need assistance. Finally, tips and resources will be shared to support families in preparing for the next i-Ready Diagnostic assessment.


When: Wednesday, Dec. 2

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Register for Northshore i-Ready Family Night: https://cainc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rx6jQWuZTRuxwunIWiIkfw

Reflections!

The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works for the theme of "I Matter Because...". Find more information at http://www.northshorecouncilptsa.org/reflections.html or reach out to our Reflection Chair directly Jenna Spadafora-Nelson at j.spadafora.nelson.pta@gmail.com


You can turn in your child's piece on the drop off day at Crystal Springs- November 18th!