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Cadott Elementary Weekly Newsletter

Published Friday, February 14th, 2020

Crisis/Incident Communication Update

We are working on a text notification that will be in addition to email notification in the event of an incident where we want to keep parents informed. Families will want to check their primary phone contact in skyward. This will be the number used for that text notification. If you need to update that phone number, contact your building or the district office. On February 17, 2020 at 11:00 am you will receive a message from the school’s code number 67587. Reply “Y” or “Yes” to that message.

Are your students planning on eating breakfast?

If you plan to have your child eat breakfast at school, they must be here by 8:10am so that they are finished eating and ready to start their day by 8:25am.

Recognizing Positive Behavior - The Power of Attention means "What we focus on we get more of"

Cadott Elementary Staff recognizes the importance to applaud students when they display positive character traits. This week we would like to recognize:

Ms. Lyons recognized Jaliyah for taking extra pride in her work. She has been working extra hard!

Ms. Lyons recognized Hunter for working really hard at staying focused and getting his work done. Hunter is also willing to help his classmates when they need assistance.

Ms. Danielson recognized Brooklyn for being very respectful of the adults who work with her. She is attentive during class and works hard to do well.

Mrs. Balko recognized Jocelyn for doing a fantastic job of working on a positive attitude and persevering when confronting challenges.

Mrs. Balko recognized James for gaining confidence this year. He takes risks and participates in class. James is also very kind and polite.

Mrs. Kowalczyk recognized Blake for working hard during work time. He is assertive by asking for help if he needs it.

Mrs. Kowalczyk recognized Jaymeson for working really hard on his reading skills. Jaymeson has been mindful of staying on task during work time so he can get work done.

Mrs. Kowalczyk recognized Faith for using breathing when she gets upset to be able to go with the flow of the group plan.

Mrs. Kowalczyk recognized Ira for working hard at making choices to help him be successful.

Ms. Lyons recognized Autumn for always helping in the classroom. Autumn is always helping clean up and helping her neighbors out.

Mrs. Drake recognized Braeden for always noticing when someone needs some cheering up. He greets everyone he sees, takes the time to ask how you are doing, and makes everyone feel cared for.

Mrs. Matherne recognized Scott for displaying positive social awareness skills. He helps classmates who are struggling, strives to be a role model, and has made several new friends.

Mrs. Matherne recognized Trey for being considerate and helpful to his classmates. Trey helps a classmate get packed up almost everyday.

Mrs. Matherne recognized Jonathan for showing improvement in optimistic thinking. He is able to complete work with a smile on his face. Jonathan is volunteering more and he is making more friends.

Mrs. Lien recognized Sydney for doing an excellent job taking care of herself and her learning. She makes goals for herself and challenges herself every day.

Mrs. Lien recognized Zander for taking personal responsibility for following directions in the classroom. He is a positive influence to others as well.

- Mrs. Goettl and Mr. Spaeth

Positive Character Traits we are looking for are:

  • Self Awareness
  • Self Management
  • Social Awareness
  • Relationship Skills
  • Goal Directed Behavior
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Decision Making
  • Optimistic Thinking

These traits are learned and nurtured through our adult modeling, direct instruction, and feedback.

Box Tops

PACE is collecting box tops! They are due back Feb 17th.

If there are any questions or concerns please let me know.

PACE Book Winners

P.A.C.E. has provided the library funding to purchase books for a weekly drawing. Each week one student from these grade levels will receive a free paperback book: 4K-K, 1-2, 3-4 and 5-6. The books can be picked up in the library from Mrs. Mackie. If you know someone involved with P.A.C.E., please thank them for all they do for our students here at Cadott Elementary.

Winners for the week of February 14th:

No school - see winners next week

PACE Meetings

Every 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm

February 17th

March 16th

April 20th

May 18th

Find out more about pace here: https://sites.google.com/a/cadott.k12.wi.us/cadott-elementary-pace/

Or check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CadottPACE/

Cadott Elementary Open Gym

When: Sundays from 6:15-7:30.

Location: Elementary Gym

Who: Any Elementary Student and their Family

Please note that this open gym is NOT for middle school and high school students.

Community Ties

Ice Skating fun

Nothing to do on Sundays now that football is over?

Chippewa Falls Ice Arena has open skating Sunday evenings from 6-8PM.

Skate rental is $3.00 per person, or bring your own skates for free. Check their website for more details.

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Community Monthly Playgroup Dates

Come join us monthly at the school for singing and playing and building relationships. (Ages 0-5)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Where: Cadott Elementary School

Meets in the Gym

February 19

March 18

April 15

May 20

Girl Scouts Troop 3292

Girl Scout Troop 3292

Who: girls in 4th and 5th grades

When: Mondays in the elementary cafeteria after school, 3:30-5:00 pm

What we do: We earn badges through fun learning activities and go on field trips throughout the year. A snack is included during each after school meeting.

Future meeting dates:

  • February 24
  • March 9 and 30
  • April 20
  • May 4 and 18

For more info email Sherlee Ryan at sherleeryan@rocketmail.com .


St. John's Lutheran Church - Seminary Street - 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

2019 Schedule - Every 4th Wednesday of the month

February 26th

March 25th

April 22nd

May 27th

June 24th

July 22nd

Breakfast Menu

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Lunch Menu

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Please click for the 2019-2020 school calendar