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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

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Celebrating National Library Week!

Join us in celebrating our Learning Commons and awesome staff, April 8-14! Thank you Mrs. Stallbaumer and Mrs. Howard for all you do!!


Here are a few trivia facts . . .

  • The most stolen library book is The Guinness Book of World Records
  • The world’s largest library fine for a late book was 345.00.
  • George Washington had a library book that was 221 years overdue.
  • Beverly Cleary was a librarian before she wrote the Ramona books.
  • There are more public libraries than Starbucks in the United States.
  • American school children make 1.5 billion visits to their school library every year.

Please note, NO Visitors the week of April 9 because of STAAR testing.

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More details about the bike/scooter rally to come!

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April Learning Commons Newsletter . . .

April Counselor News . . .

Coming Up!

Friday, April 6: Dowell Orchestra Selection 5:30-7PM

Monday, April 9 - April 13: Closed Campus for STAAR; No Alpha; National Librarians' Week

Monday, April 9: STUCO Meeting 3-3:45PM; Closed Campus for STAAR

Tuesday, April 10: No Choir; STAAR 4th Writing, 5th Math; Closed Campus for STAAR

Wednesday, April 11: No Choir; STAAR 5th Reading; 2nd Grade Field Trip; Closed Campus for STAAR

Thursday, April 12: Closed Campus for STAAR; Evans Band Instrument Try Outs 4:30-8PM

Friday, April 13: PTO "In and Out Burger" presales ends

Saturday, April 14: Dowell Band Select Instrument Event

Monday, April 16-April 20: Tactic Team 4 "Kindness Week"; STUCO Coins for Cancer

Monday, April 16: 3rd Grade Economics Fair; STUCO "Coins for Cancer" begins; MAP opens

Tuesday, April 17: Discovery Day; 5th grade Choral Celebration MNHS 7PM

Friday, April 20: STAAR Alt closes; STUCO "Coins for Cancer" ends; Friday Live 2:15PM; PTO "In and Out" tickets go home

Monday, April 23: 4th Grade Field Trip (4th/5th grade switch specials); Creed Lunch 10:30AM; In and Out Burger 6PM; PTO Dessert Diner 6:30-7PM; PTO General Meeting and Elections 7-7:15PM; Camp Bennett 7:15-8PM

Thursday, April 26: Bike and Scooter Rally; Dowell Performance for 5th Grade at 9:30AM

Friday, April 27: Bad Weather Day - No School

Monday, April 30-May 4: Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Thanks for your continued support of our campus!

Parent Feedback . . .

We always welcome your feedback. You are welcome to e-mail, call, or schedule a meeting with Mrs. Holderman and Mrs. Constantinescu. This is also a link to provide feedback, appreciations, compliments, concerns, or suggestions as we continue to ensure we are the BEST school in McKinney. https://goo.gl/forms/bViz4KSi6dEN415C3

Bennett 2017-2018: One Team, One Dream