December at Fairbanks Raven

Closures, Schedules, Deadlines, Testing Updates & More!

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Holiday Closures

December 22-26: We will be closed.

Wednesday, December 31: We will close at 12:30pm.

Thursday, January 1: We will be closed.

Teacher Schedules

The Advisory Teachers will be out of the office:

Heidi: December 12 & 22-31 & January 1-2

Nick: December 10 & 22-31 & January 1-2

Martha Kate: December 22-31 & January 1-2

A Grinch Event

Tuesday, December 16, 5:30-7:30pm

at the Raven/YKSD District Office

- Come in your pajamas and have Grinch punch and treats!

- Story Time - MK Presents "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"!

- Raffles with Punch Tickets!

- Visit the "Grinch's" Cave and gift him a heart!

- Slide down the mountain to Whoville!

Be sure to RSVP by December 15th!

LEGO Robotics

Wednesday, December 10, 2-4pm

at the Raven Office

Upcoming Deadlines

Here are some important deadlines to put on your radar:

Friday, January 30

- Progress Report & Work Samples

- Reimbursement Deadline for all receipts dated July 1st -

December 31st, 2014.

- Internet Reimbursement Deadline for all statements from

July-December 2014.

Sunday, February 15

Be sure to turn these in by Monday, February 16 since this falls on a Sunday.

- Last day to make any changes to your ILP.

- Computer Purchase Deadline

Magnetic Calendars Available

Have you received your RCS Important Dates magnetic calendar?!

E-mail Valerie ( to have one mailed to you!

Required Spring Testing: AMP

Grades 3-10: Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP)

We are working hard to secure our testing dates!

Specific details will be posted on our website, in our newsletter, e-mailed, and mailed to all families! We appreciate your patience as we implement these new assessments.

AMP Practice Tests are now available!

Required Spring Testing: PMAP

Grades K-2: Primary Measures of Academic Progress (PMAP)

We will schedule individual testing appointments during April and May, 2015.

To prepare your student, we highly recommend that you take advantage of the Benchmark preparatory testing window in January 2015. Details TBA.

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