LITTLE EAGLES

@COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (PK-2)

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

The Little Eagles Newsletter is published every other Thursday.

Mrs. Wright, CES Principal... Trudy.Wright@myeagles.org

Mrs. Ladd, CES Secretary... Carol.Ladd@myeagles.org

Mrs. Phelps, CES Counselor... Ashley.Phelps@myeagles.org

Mrs. Heaton, Child Care Director... Vicky.Heaton@myeagles.org

MEET COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STAFF

Please Click Here For CES Staff Contact Information

A LOOK AHEAD

Friday, March 1

Career Day

March Is Reading Month Begins

Saturday, March 2

Daddy Daughter Dance @CUES - 6:00 -8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 6

PTO Meeting @CES Library - 6:00 p.m.

Monday, March 11

Snow Day Make Up Day - School will be in session.

Thursday, March 14

Columbia School Board Meeting @CES Library - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 18- Friday, March 22

Incoming Kindergarten Information Available in Preschool Hallway @CES

Daily from 7:45 a.m.-8:15 a.m.

Thursday, March 21

Spring Picture Day

Kindergarten Round Up Open House

6:30-7:30 p.m. @CES

Thursday, March 28

Half Day - Dismissal at 11:20 a.m.

Friday, March 29-April 7

Spring Break

Monday, April 8

School Resumes

Friday, April 19

No School - Good Friday

Friday, April 26 1:15-2:15 p.m.

Kindergarten Round Up Open House (Identical to March 21st Open House)

Thursday, May 2 & Friday, May 3

Incoming Kindergarten Assessments

Friday, May 10

Hope Run @CCHS

Tuesday, June 4

Kindergarten Graduation @9:00 a.m. in the Columbia Central High School Auditorium

Wednesday, June 12

Last Day of School - Dismissal at 11:20 a.m.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Mark Campbell has been a Crossing Guard for 3 years. He likes to see the Little Eagles each morning. He doesn't mind putting up with the cold weather because he gets to say hi to the kids and keep them safe. In the summer, he enjoys walking around town and sometimes getting ice cream. He loves to eat at Napoleon Cafe. Mark isn't really supposed to eat candy but does like chocolate sometimes. Mark loves Diet Pepsi.


Kim Radowski has been a Crossing Guard since 2011. Kim loves iced coffee & cappacinos from Wesco! Her favorite candy is Reeses and Hersheys chocolate. Kim likes to go to Buffalo Wild Wings, JRS and Klavon's with her kids. She has three boys ages 16, 18 and 18! (Twins!) This summer she is looking forward to getting another car for her sons and going to MIS to see tractor pulls, Nascar, Faster Horses & RockFest.


Kassie Brown has been a Crossing Guard for one year. She likes waving at the buses as they go by her corner at Monroe & Broad. She especially loves to see Peyton in the afternoons because he always yells "HELLO!" Her favorite candy is "ALL OF IT...but especially chocolate." She likes to go to AKA Sushi. Her favorite thing to do in the summer is ride bikes on Falling Water Trails. She has two children who attend Columbia Schools.


We are so grateful to these three VERY important people in our school. They keep our CES & CUES students safe each morning and afternoon.

CAREER DAY

Friday, March 1st all students at CES & CUES will be participating in Career Day. Students will be learning about many different careers! Thank you to all of our volunteers for coming to our school to share about your career.

SPRING PICTURES

Spring pictures will take place on Thursday, March 21st.

SHUTTERFLY STOREFRONT

MARCH IS READING MONTH

The 10 Ways to Earn Prizes & Become a Better Reader:

1) Read

2) Read

3) Read

4) Read

5) Read

6) Read

7) Read

8) Read

9) Read

10) Read

SMILES FOR MILES

Q: How do you know when the moon has had enough to eat?

A: When it is full!


Q: Why did the cow go in the spaceship?

A: It wanted to see the moooooooooooooooooon.

COUNSELOR'S CORNER

February Guidance Lesson

Mrs. Phelps visited all classes to do a Bullying and Kindness lesson with students. She read a story about a bully at recess, then discussed what the difference is between being rude, mean, or a bully. The students talked through scenarios to better understand bullying. They also explored what to do in a difficult situation, and who they can go to for help. Lastly, they focused on what it means to be kind and did an activity to tell others something kind. Look for a sheet coming home to review "What is Bullying?"


Terrific Kids

Several of our students have been matched with a Terrific Kids Mentor. These mentors drop students off kind notes at least once weekly. The program is to help empower and support our students, and the mentors are staff and community members. If you see a note come home with your student and you are unsure who the sender is they are most likely from your child's Terrific Kids mentor. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Phelps at ashley.phelps@myeagles.org


Nutrition Lesson at Lunch

This month we had a special visitor at lunch time on 02/22. Lindsay Beaulieu, our Food Service Director, came to share a healthy eating nutrition lesson with students during their lunches. Each student went home with a bag of healthy samples and nutrition facts. Thank you, Lindsay, for the fun visit!

IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT

If your child is absent, please call 592-7552 and leave a message including their name and reason for absence. This saves Mrs. Douglas time in the morning because she calls each person who hasn't called in and leaves them a message. Thank you for your help in this matter.

CHILDRENZ CHALLENGE 2019

Registration for the Childrenz Challenge is open! www.childrenzchallenge.com

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE 2019 CASH BASH

Thank you for your support of the 2019 Cash Bash!

Congratulations to the Cash Bash Committee and the Columbia School District Community!! The 2019 Cash Bash will fund $11,897 in Mini-Grants for Academics, Arts, and Athletics! The Cash Bash Silent Auction raised $5781 for CCHS Senior Scholarships!


The following school groups received Cash Bash Mini-Grants:

  • Marc Iott: Elementary Physical Education
  • Jenny Tompkins: Volleyball Program
  • Katherine Reume: Art Show
  • Kimberly Samson: Floral Arranging Classes
  • Bryan Akers: Sound System
  • Second Grade: Science KEVA Planks
  • Ashley Phelps: Elementary Counseling Supplies
  • Ashley Phelps: Mindfulness Program
  • Kendon Smith: Video Class
  • Josh Kubiak: Football Helmets
  • Cory May: AP Classes
  • Dana Daniels: Clay Target Sports
  • Sheri Adams: American Revolution Reading
  • Lisa Weidenbach: Weather Reading Material
  • Terri Crawford: Informational Reading Science
  • Terri Crawford: Spelling City
  • Michelle Weaver: Library Books
  • Lori Kouba: Buddies Reading
  • Ashley Laverty: Junie B. Jones
  • First Grade: Math Manipulatives
  • Jeff Clanton: Flexible Seating
  • Phil Timmerman: Tree Program
  • Jen VanWagnen: Birthday Books for CUES
  • Trudy Wright: Birthday Books for CES

UPDATED SCHOOL CALENDAR

Changes:

We will have school on Monday, March 11th. It was previously scheduled as a PD day.

Our last 1/2 day with students be Wednesday, June 12 with dismissal at 11:20 a.m.

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DAY TIME CARNIVAL

The Playground Committee is making plans for a daytime Carnival. It will not be held on March 11th, but details will be coming soon for the event.
MARCH BREAKFAST MENU

IN THE EVENT OF A SNOW DAY, THE NEXT DAY'S MENU MAY VARY SLIGHTLY.

MARCH LUNCH MENU

IN THE EVENT OF A SNOW DAY, THE NEXT DAY'S MENU MAY VARY SLIGHTLY.

CES FACEBOOK

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COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HOURS

Instructional Time: 7:55 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.


Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Half Day Dismissal: 11:20 a.m.

COLUMBIA CONNECTION

There are many ways you can get updates and stay connected with all of the greatness happening at Columbia Elementary School (PK-2):


Columbia Elementary School Phone - 517-592-6632

Columbia Elementary School Absentee Line to Leave Message - 517--592-7552

Columbia School District Webpage - myeagles.org Live Feed, News & Events

Facebook.com/ColumbiaCentralElementary

Twitter.com/CESLittleEagles

Columbia PTO - Lindsey Schiel, PTO President - cespto2@gmail.com or 517-745-9036

You are always welcome to contact your child's teacher via email. See links below.

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