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Carol Rae Ranch Elementary

March 2022

Show us your school spirit by wearing the following 2/28-3/4:

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March 4th - Half Day @ 11:55 a.m.


Field Days - March 3 & 4

Make sure you wear your sneakers!

Thursday, March 3rd: Kinder - 4th grades

Friday, March 4th: 5th & 6th grades

Teachers will be needing parent helpers, please keep an eye out for Sign-Up Genius.

Yearbook Orders Due March 4th

Don’t miss out on great memories! You must pre-order your yearbook for $22; there will not be extra yearbooks available for sale. There are envelopes for cash and check payments in the office. You may also click on the link below to order online with a credit card.

Last day to turn your orders in is March 4th!


Spring Break: March 7 -14th -------------------- School resumes on Tues, 3/15



School Shirts Day - March 18th

Western Day - March 25th



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March is National Nutrition Month

Teaching our children about healthy nutrition habits early is important to their lifelong health. The Healthy Eating Plate gives a great visual to how we should choose our foods.

Vegetables: Choose a variety of vegetables to provide healthy nutrients. Vegetables are low calorie, nutrient dense foods.

Fruits: Think of the rainbow and choose many different colored fruits.

Whole Grains: Whole grains are an important part of the diet. Choose whole wheat, brown rice, quinoa, and products made from these such as whole wheat pasta and whole wheat bread. Avoid processed options such as white bread, white pasta, white rice, etc. These provide less nutrition and break down faster in the body increasing the amount of glucose in the system.

Healthy Protein: Beans, peas, nuts, seeds, fish, eggs, and poultry. Limit red meat (beef, pork, lamb). Avoid processed meats such as bacon, deli meats, hot dogs, and sausages.

Fat: Fat is necessary to the diet, but we should be choosing healthy fats. These include options such as avocados, almonds, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, and sunflower oil.

Dairy: Research is ongoing as the the appropriate amount of dairy we should be eating daily. Dairy provides Vitamin D and calcium, so if you are unable to eat dairy, it’s important to find alternative sources for these. Healthy dairy options include unflavored milk, plain yogurt, and small amounts of cheese.

Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Carol Rae Ranch Elementary

Home of the Coyotes!

A+ School of Excellence TM

School Hours: 8:10 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Early Release each Wednesday at 1:55 p.m.

**Gates and Breakfast Opens at 7:45**

*A+ School of Excellence is a trademark or service mark of the Arizona Educational Foundation and is used by permission.