Mrs. Smith's Weekly Newsletter

February 24, 2020

Classroom Information

Hello!


I hope you all had a great weekend!


Mark your calendars! Our field trip has been scheduled for Thursday, April 30th. We will be visiting the Dickerson Park Zoo. I will send out more information closer to April! We would love for you to join us, just make sure you have a background check on file! If you're unsure, let me know and I will be happy to check for you.


It's time to order your school yearbook! Use the codes below at https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/ to order by the March 19, 2020 deadline. Take note: All EC students will be included in ALL of the elementary yearbooks.


Schofield: 13282220


Kindergarten Screening

Attention incoming Republic School District Kindergarten families! Kindergarten screening and enrollment dates have been set for the 2020-2021 school year! Any child who resides in the Republic School District boundaries that will be 5 on or before July 31 is eligible. Visit https://www.republicschools.org/kindergartenscreening for details. You can begin calling to schedule appointments on Thursday, February 13. We are excited to welcome the class of 2033 to school! March 25 - Schofield Elementary 732-3610


A MESSAGE FROM NURSE CHAR-MARIE


To limit the spread of illness, please keep your child home if he/she has any of the following: ✓ Fever 100 degrees F or above without the aid of medication (Children should be fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen before returning to school)

✓ Vomiting or diarrhea

✓ Strep infection, ringworm, pinkeye or impetigo (These are all contagious infections and must be treated with medication for at least 24 hours before returning to school)

✓ Rash of unknown origin (A rash may indicate many different things and should be evaluated by your pediatrician)

✓ Pain such as earaches, toothaches or headaches (Pain should be taken seriously, especially in young children, and should be evaluated by your pediatrician)

✓ Persistent cough not controlled by medications (A persistent cough should be evaluated by your pediatrician)

Please DO NOT send medications with your child to school. If there is a medication you wish for them to take please bring it to the health office, there is required paperwork and students are not permitted to carry medication back and forth to school. Please contact Nurse Char-Marie (732-3610), if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you!




Have a great week!

PTO Information

Our PTO supports us in many different ways! We love them so much! Check out the upcoming events that help our PTO support Schofield!

Important Dates

March 16-20: No School (Spring Break)

April 10: School is IN SESSION (Snow make-up day)

Building School Improvement Plan and School Performance

Reading: Identifying the author's point in a passage and finding supporting details


Writing: Informative Writing


Math: Teen Numbers


Social Studies:

Schofield's Attendance Goal

We miss our students when they are gone! Our building attendance goal is to have a proportional attendance rate of 95%. We will add a letter each day that we have Perfect Attendance until we spell the word ATTENDANCE, then, we will CELEBRATE!!


Right now as a building we are at 94.48%

Counseling

During our next visit from Ms. Pietruszynski, students in Kindergarten and 2nd grade will discuss kindness and ways to be a good friend. Students will discuss the importance of being kind to others and respecting our differences while 1st grade will wrap up their careers unit. As always, feel free to contact Ms. Pietruszynski with any questions/concerns you might have regarding your student. diana.pietruszynski@republicschools.org or 732-3610.

Snack Time

We will have snack each day. I will post our snack calendar with our newsletter and on SeeSaw.


You will find February's snack calendar below. Please push everything back by one week. Ethan and Juliet will still provide snacks on their original days to celebrate their birthdays!

Ways to Get Involved at Schofield Elementary

Schofield has many opportunities for families to volunteer and be involved during the school day. If you are interested in the below parent involvement opportunities, please contact Ms. Markie Bravestone, Schofield’s Assistant Principal, at markie.bravestone@republicschools.org.

  • Watch D.O.G.S. Dads

    • Dads spend the day mentoring students and helping around the school.

  • Super M.O.M.S.

    • Greet students at the beginning of the day

    • Help with breakfast of lunch

    • Help in the art room or library

    • Read to your lifelong learner’s class

In addition to the above opportunities during the school day, parents can attend PTO Meetings, assemblies, special building events and serve on the Parent Lighthouse Team. Communication about these events are on Schofield’s Facebook page and in monthly building newsletters.

Classroom Celebrations

Last week we celebrated earning Tiger Paws by enjoying a popsicle. We have already earned 255 Tiger Paws!!
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