Welcome to McAuliffe Elementary

March 2018

About Us

Attendance Line: 651-480-7391
Main Office: 651-480-7390

Health Office: 651-480-7395
Kids' Campus: 651-480-7423
Hastings Bus Company: 651-437-1888

DATES TO REMEMBER

MARCH

1 - Evening Conferences

1 - Scholastic Book Fair & Art Show

2 - Morning Conferences

2 - Scholastic Book Fair & Art Show

2 - No school

5-9 - PTC Food Drive

5-9 - Dr. Seuss Week

7 - Sledding Day

9 - Year Book Orders Due

12 -16 - No School: Spring Break

20 - Box Top Tuesday

30 - No School: Good Friday


APRIL

2 - No School: Easter Monday

4/16-5/4 - MCA Testing (3rd & 4th Grade only. Specific dates and times TBD)

SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

Hastings Public Schools offers a Summer Adventure Program (Summer School) free of charge for eligible students. Invitations will be shared with parents during conferences.


The elementary program will run for three weeks from July 9 - July 27, 2018 at Pinecrest Elementary. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Busing will be provided (for those students who live outside of the walking area).

DR. SEUSS WEEK

Students and teachers will be celebrating Read Across America as well as Dr. Seuss's Birthday March 5th-9th. Students may celebrate in the following ways:


Monday, March 5th: The Cat in the Hat Day

Wear your favorite hat and/or stripes!!


Join us from 4:30-6:30PM at the Green Mill

for pizza and a good book to celebrate Dr. Seuss!!


Tuesday, March 6th: Fox in Socks Day


Wear your silliest or mismatched socks!!


Wednesday, March 7th : Wacky Wednesday Day

Dress in your wackiest, mismatched clothes!!


Thursday, March 8th: One Fish, Two Fish Day

Wear red and blue!!


Friday, March 9th: Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book Day

Pajama Day – Wear your jammies, robe, and slippers!

Bring a flashlight for D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) day!!

SCHOOL SAFETY

The Hastings School District has taken great strides to make sure our schools are safe and our students are connected and know we care about them. We have implemented system wide security measures at all of our sites.

Click on DISTRICT WIDE SAFETY PROCEDURES to learn more.

PTC NEWSLETTER

Click Here for more Information on Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities, Yearbooks, Box Tops, and More!

MCAULIFFE SLEDDING DAY

Students will be going sledding on Wednesday, March 7th. They will be walking to the ponding basin behind McAuliffe. Sleds may be dropped off before each grade level time and picked up at the end of the day. This fun activity will be led by the PTC.


Sledding Times:

Fourth Grade: 11:40 -12:15 pm

Kindergarten: 12:15-12:50 pm

First Grade: 12:50 -1:25 pm

Second Grade:1:25-2:00 pm

Third Grade:2:00-2:35 pm


If you wish to volunteer on this day please sign up HERE. If weather does not cooperate there will be no make up day. Cancellation will be communicated to parents via email the day before.

PTC FOOD DRIVE

Collected items to benefit Hastings Family Service! Students may bring food items to their classrooms.


Macaroni Monday

Macaroni and cheese or any kind of pasta

Taco Tuesday

Taco related food

Wellness Wednesday

Soap, tooth brushes, tooth paste, deodorant, etc.

Tuna Thursday

Canned Tuna and/or other canned meats

Fruity Friday

Canned fruit

BOX TOP TUESDAY

Help McAuliffe reach their monthly goal of 2,000 Box Tops by sending in 4 Box Tops on Tuesday, March 20th. Students will receive a special incentive if the goal is met each month.
ORDER YOUR MCAULIFFE YEARBOOK ONLINE

Use paycode 86625. Yearbooks are $10 each. Order online through March 9th, 2018

CLASS PLACEMENTS

Class placement forms are available in the office if you wish to provide specific input into your child's 2018-19 classroom assignment. Please have these forms returned by Friday, April 13th. Please do not phone or email this information to us.
SCHOLASTIC BOOKFAIR

Check out the McAuliffe Book Fair homepage! Create and share wish lists, view book trailers, and download the app to view reading levels, book info, and recommendations.

2018 ART SHOW

See what McAuliffe artists have been creating this year! Select artwork will be on display in the McAuliffe Media Center during spring conferences. Come see examples of student learning!

2018-19 KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT FORMS

Kindergarten registration is now open. You may find enrollment forms here.