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Today is the last day of November! December is approaching and these few weeks are promised to be filled with excitement. As we enter the Christmas Season, let us be mindful of the reason for the season.

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Our monthly staff meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday. We are going to start as close to 4:00 as possible. Please report to the lounge after dismissal.

Grades were due Friday before leaving for the break. If you have not entered your grades, please do so by 4:00 today.

Math Night is scheduled for December 10th from 5:30-7. We will be Flipping and Zipping into Math!

GT Testing will take place next week. Please be mindful that students will be removed from your classes for testing.

The December 16th PLC has been moved to December 14th.

Polar Express Day will be held December 16th. Students are invited to wear Pjs for the day. I will be reading to classes throughout the day. A sign up sheet will be placed on the table.

If you would like for your class to participate in the Penny Christmas Gift Exchange, notes will be placed under mailboxes by the Wednesday. Please do not take the last letter. Make a copy and leave one for another teacher to use.

The Popcorn and Movie Party for Jump Rope for Heart will take place on December 18th. More information to come.

Student Holiday Parties will be held December 17th. Here are the times:
Kinder and fifth grade will party from 12:00-1:00
First and third grade will party from 1:00-2:00
Second and fourth grade will party from 2:00-3:00

I will send out a December flyer to parents detailing all of the events that will occur this month.

The Staff Christmas Party is tentatively scheduled for December 16th. If you would like to participate in the Favorite Things Exchange, please sign up on the sheet located on the sign in table. We will host that event on December 16th at the staff party. This exchange is enhancing the secret santa game at the same cost. Gifts for a week and a revealing gift is now 3 of your Favorite Things to share with three of your co-workers. An email was sent to all staff members before we left for the break. I can't wait for the FUN!