Baxter Buzz

A family Newsletter: Week of December 3rd

Welcome December!

We are excited that December is finally here and that there might actually be some colder weather coming in this week!! There are a lot of really great things on the horizon over the next three weeks until the Holiday break so make sure you are checking the campus and teacher newsletters!!

Check out what our kids have been doing during Genius Hour!!!

Here are a few videos representing what some of the students did during the first cycle of Genius Hour. They had an opportunity to share out with members of their buddy rings on Friday during Genius Hour! It was a fun filled time of sharing!


The next cycle of Genius Hour will begin when we return from Holiday break.

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RING TEAM SERVICE PROJECTS ON DECEMBER 20TH!!!

Each of our Ring Teams will be completing campus and/or community service projects on December 20th!! More details will follow as each ring iron out exactly what they will be doing and how it will look. Here are what some rings have decided so far.
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Black Ring Service Project

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Campus Character Rings!

Our 2nd 6 weeks winner is THE GREEN RING!!! THEY CELEBRATED THE FRIDAY BEFORE WE LEFT WITH A COOKIE PARTY OUTSIDE ON THE PLAYGROUND!!!

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Golden Nuggets from our Counselor, Mrs. Golden

The ABC‘s of Children’s Needs

Affirmation they are valued; to Be part of a loving family; a sense of Connectedness; to be treated with Dignity and respect; to have age appropriate Expectations; permission to express Feelings and emotions; Good role models; to be Heard and understood; Involved parents; nonJudgmental feedback; to Know they are loved; clear Limits and guidelines; the right to make Mistakes; to be told No at times; Open communication; lots of Patience; the right to ask Questions; to have Responsibilities for self, family and community; School as a high family priority; Trusting relationships; Unconditional love; to be Valued as a unique individual; to experience some Waiting; eXtra support and encouragement; to know You will always be there for them; Zillions of hugs!!!


Device Fees

If you have not paid your 2018-2019 device fee, please do so as soon as possible to avoid having to pay full price for any damages that may occur. You can pay at myschoolbucks.com or in the front office. If you are concerned about money, please see Mrs. Pardue in the front office.

Late Students

If your student arrives past 7:45am, a parent or guardian must walk them into the building and check them into school for the day for state reporting purposes. Thank you!

PARENT VOLUNTEERS!

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR VOLUNTEERING!!! HERE ARE SOME NEW OPPORTUNITIES!!!

Who loves to cook?

Our genius hour cooking club is looking for a chef or someone who loves to cook to come a teach a lesson to our cooking club during genius hour one Friday. The kids would love it!!! If you are interested, please contact heather_moss@misd.gs.

Stage Decorating Help!

Mrs. Bass is looking for several volunteers to decorate the cafeteria stage the week of Nov. 26-30. We have Christmas trees and holiday decor to set up for December and the 5th-grade program. Please email lindsay_bass@misd.gs if you can help! Thank you!

What's happening in the library

Hour of Code

All students in grades K-5th will participate in the Hour of COde the week of December 3rd-December 7th in the Library! Such a neat opportunity!!
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Notes from Nurse Martin

MISD is looking for RN's, LVN's, EMT's or Paramedics to substitute at any one of our amazing campuses. Please contact judi.fiorenza@misd.gs for more information!

Upcoming Events at Baxter

Tuesday, December 4th-Friday, December 7th: PTO Holiday Store

Thursday, December 6th: 5th Grade Holiday Program

Friday, December 7th: PTO Night with Santa

Monday, December 10th: All City Choir

Wednesday, December 19th: Polar Express Day

Thursday, December 20th: Grinch Day

Friday, December 21st: Holiday Parties and Early Release at 1:15

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PTO Newsletter

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What's for Lunch?!

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2018-2019 School Calendar

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Upcoming Community Events