NO SCHOOL MONDAY 09/06
A Note from Mr. Capp
Families, while the Covid news and emails churn through your inbox, please know that we are actually doing school inside the walls of Steele! Students are creating goals for the D11 profile, and for math growth, and they are working daily on relating to each other and growing friendships. Teachers are diagnosing math and reading strengths, and identifying skill gaps to work on. Next week our tutoring team meets with each grade level to schedule and target groups with specific instruction. We are already seeing our Kinders figuring out ‘school!’ They know where lunch is, and are learning to ask a neighbor before the teacher, and are figuring out concepts of print.
Just so you know, I will be out of the office for all next week, dropping the last Capp Kid at college. Rhonda Toombs will be Principal in my absence, and I will be checking in when possible. My supervisor knows and will also be on call should anything weird come up!
Thank you, as ever, for bringing your beautiful children here every day to learn and grow.
A Note from the Office
PICTURE DAY IS TUESDAY 09/07 - Class and individual pictures will be taken.
Online ordering is available at Lifetouch.com, no need to bring in payment confirmation, Lifetouch will have your electronic order. Lifetouch school ID is below. Paper order forms were sent home as well, please make sure to bring those Tuesday morning if you choose to use them.
School Name: Steele Elementary School
Picture Day Date: Tuesday, September 7
Picture Day ID: EVTDT4XPW
Lifetouch CLASS Picture Orders
Class pictures can be ordered online using the code on the attached flyer or paper order forms will be distributed Friday. Please and bring to Picture Day. Cost is $11.
Picture Retake Day is Tuesday, Oct. 19th.
A Note from the PTA
The Buddy Family Program
We had a hiccup with the sign-up link for the Buddy Program last week. If you wanted to sign up, but couldn’t get the link to work for you, we have included the link again below or you can cut and paste it into your browser.
The Buddy Family Program connects new families with a host 'Buddy Family' in an effort to help welcome new families to the Steele community. We encourage you to sign up using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOkk7MXGkDNN9ecyqOAKnsDt2YldYHpttjRdePm4WFo320-w/viewform
Save the date for the following events:
Pictures in the Park October 2. Sign Up Genius and more information to come.
Walk to School October 6.
We are still looking for volunteers to assist with the Walk to School event and Fall Enrichment. If you are interested, please contact Megan Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Still thinking about joining the Steele Elementary PTA? Here is an on-line link to a membership form https://forms.gle/UepHgtwpxQaJRESC6 You can also pay your dues with Venmo @ Steele PTA or take a picture of the QR code above. You can also put a check in the PTA box inside the Front Door.
Box Tops for Education Program
A great way to support Steele Elementary is to participate in the Box Tops for Education program. Box Tops are only accepted on-line by downloading the Box Top app from your app store. Take a picture of your receipt and submit. Money goes straight to the school.
Just for Fun
Our Little Library located by the gazebo was drained of many of its books this summer. If you have extra books you no longer need, please drop them off in the Little Library. Take a book and leave a book to encourage individuals of all ages to read more!