The Eager Eagle

Weekly Memo for Parents

Week of December 2-6

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?

Welcome Back!

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

Hat Day Wednesdays

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

Random Acts of Kindness

We will be celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas Kindness beginning December 5. Students will be encouraged daily on the announcements to perform a random act of kindness!

Holiday Gift Shop

The Winter Gift Shop is coming back! It will be open December 9-13 for students to shop! The shop will also be open during our winter carnival!

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 will be held this year on Friday, December 13 in the evening. Tickets will be available for pre-purchase beginning December 6. This option is a money saver! Stay tuned for more information.
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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!

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.

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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