Magee Friday Night News
March 9th, 2018
PTO needs you
As we start looking to next school year, we will have parents moving to the middle school. I encourage you to come out next Thursday at 6:00 PM and join us! The meetings take place in the Magee library and last less than an hour.
A special invite to our kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade families to come out and join us as we start planning for next school year. Nervous or not sure? Bring a friend!
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Parent's Night Out
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Wisconsin Forward Exam
The exam is designed to gauge how well students are doing in relation to Wisconsin Academic Standards. These standards outline what students should know and be able to do in order to be college and career ready. The Forward Exam is administered online each Spring in grades 3-8.
A parent flier is in today's folder with information for families. Click here for an electronic copy of the letter.
March Character Trait: Compassion
People display compassion in many ways. Children and youth can better understand this trait when they have an understanding of what compassionate actions look like and sound like. They will then be more likely to incorporate the behaviors below into their daily lives.
What Compassionate People Say:
You look upset.
I understand how you feel.
I’m sad that you got hurt.
That happened to me too, once. It makes me feel sad for you.
I’m so sorry that happened. Let me help.
I bet it hurts a lot.
What can I do to help?
What Compassionate People Do:
Notice when people are hurting, and show that they feel for them
Feel sad when they see someone crying or hurt
Console others in pain
Talk soothingly to those in pain
Listen patiently to someone’s problems, without interrupting
Mirror facial expressions of the distressed person
Volunteer time and resources to charity
Encourage others to practice compassion
March 15th- PTO 6:00 PM
March 22nd- PTO Family Movie Night
March 23rd- Spring Folk Dance Festival
March 24th-April 2nd- Spring Break
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