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Cadott Elementary Weekly Newsletter

Published Friday, September 20th 2019


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:

Isaac - Mrs. Matherne recognized Isaac for positive behavior. Isaac has been working hard here at school. He has shown growth growth in many areas, both behaviorly and academically.

Illanna L.- Mr. Holtz recognized Illanna L. for displaying many positive character traits. She takes personal responsibility to complete here classwork. She also holds herself and classmates accountable for displaying positive behaviors.

Finn- Mrs. Grossinger recognized Finn for positive behavior. Finn showed willingness to make a huge change of attitude in music.

Lauren - Mrs. Matherne recognized Lauren for positive behavior. Lauren is excellent at displaying social awareness. She is always there to help a classmate that needs support.

Noah - Mrs. Drake recognized Noah for positive behavior. Noah continues to be a positive role model for his peers. He exhibits genuine care and concern for the well being of his classmates.

Elaura - Mr. Yeager recognized Elaura for positive behavior. Elaura is kind to her peers and is always willing to help others.

Awesome job choosing kind behavior and going above and beyond.

- 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, and Optimistic Thinking.

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

Backpack Buddies Nutrition on Weekends

Your child(ren) can participate in a program called “Backpack Buddies Nutrition On Weekends.” This program gives your child a bag not of books, but of food. Each Thursday, or on the last day of classes in vacation-shortened weeks, your child will receive a bag to take home filled with nutritious food and snacks. Members of Come Now and Eat Community Table and St. John’s Lutheran Church as well as local volunteers pack bags and bring them to the school for children to take home at the end of the school week.

We need your permission for your child to participate. Please open and sign the permission form(s) linked below and have your child return the form(s) to the Elementary or Junior/Senior High School Office.

Bright Smiles Dental Sealant and Fluoride Oral Health Program

What is Bright Smiles? A nonprofit school based preventive dental health program funded by the Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile, a program of the Children’s Health Alliance, and other community businesses. This is offered at no charge to you or the school. It is a comprehensive service including classroom education, dental screenings, teeth cleaning, dental sealant placement

and fluoride varnish applications.

Field trip volunteer information

If you are planning on chaperoning one of your students field trips and have not filled out a volunteer Volunteer Agreement please click the link below and read through the policy. Once you have read through the packet print last page (Volunteer Agreement), sign and return to office or students classroom teacher.

Walk in there Shoes presents: “The Last Gold” Wendy Boglioli - 1976 Women’s Olympic Swim Team Gold Medalist

Wendy is originally from Land O Lakes WI and was a member of the 1976 US Women's Olympic Swim Team! Their story is featured in the book "Munich to Montreal" and the documentary "The Last Gold" (which is on Amazon Prime). She was recently inducted into the WI Athletic Hall of Fame! She is coming to share her story of swimming, the Olympics, and overcoming obstacles, motivation to do the right thing, and making good choices!

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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: 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Where: Cadott Elementary School

October 16

November 20

December 18

January 15

February 19

March 18

April 15

May 20

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 September 20th:

Sophia Slocum - Mr. Lubs

Grace Klenke Ms. Schilling

Brielle Thielmann - Mrs. Rothbauer

Ariel Bruhn - Mrs. Graff



Cadott Elementary

September 16, 2019 | Meeting called to order @ 6:04 pm

In Attendance

Becca Blanchette, Karie LaNou, Amanda Moore, Amy Rykal, Beth Schneider, Heather Lindeman, Adrianne Kelly, Meagan Sonnentag, Terri Goettl

Treasurer’s Report

$6000 approx.

Teacher’s Requests

  • Approved 4k to Fergusons $256

  • Mrs. Hanson never had to get bean bag chairs, Mrs. Spilde had extra she didn’t need

  • Sarah received rest mats with an invoice, she’s checking into that

Old Business

Went over what PACE stands for and the board members, Heather is stepping down as Secretary. Voting took place for a new secretary. Adrianne Kelly was voted in as PACE’S new secretary. Welcome Adrianne!

Principal’s Report


Committee Reports

  • Script-looking to send an order out late Oct. Early Nov.

  • Schoolstore.com-Sarah sending out early Oct. Becca is looking into if the teachers are getting things that are actually useful in their classrooms with the money donated

  • Box Tops-Sarah is updating the flyer—Now you have to scan the store receipt in the box tops app

  • Fundraiser—opt out form to be sent out Monday Oct. 23rd

    • The goal is to raise $8000.00

    • No deadline sends reminders for a couple weeks after they are handed out

  • Culvers—Heather checking for dates

New Business

Parent/teacher conferences-Food

  • Thursday Oct. 10th 12-8—doing a taco bar, set up about 11:30, Becca will post on Facebook for donations

  • Tuesday Oct. 15th 4-8—Meat, Cheese, Crackers trays—Meagan will post on Facebook for donations

Music in the park—Wed. Oct. 18th

  • PACE is setting up a booth, games, photo book, candy—stuff to get PACES name out there and what they do for the elementary school

  • Demonstrate how to use the new box tops app

Other Business

Looking to get more help, the word out about PACE and what they all do. Putting snippets on the school district Facebook page each week is the plan.

Future Meeting Dates

Every 3rd Monday at 6pm except for Oct. that will be the 14th.

Meeting adjourned @ 642pm


Cross Country

Last night (9/17/19) the Cadott Cross Country Teams competed at the Neilsville Invitational at the Levis Mound Trail Center. Sunny skies with a slight breeze led to pretty good running conditions.

The meet had a atmosphere of excitement but it really got going during the girl's middle school race of 3300 meters. The middle school girls finished by taking the first place trophy and having all competing 6 runners medal. Three sixth grade runners received medals with Iszy Sonnentag placing first overall, Marley Mengel placing 7th, and Josie Roth placing 11th. An outstanding effort by the girls. The middle school boys placed 2nd as a team and 6th grade runner, Aythen Wundrow receiving a medal.

Boys Basketball

For those that would like to sign up for 3rd-6th Grade Cadott Boys Basketball that missed the sign up on Tuesday, September 3 please click the below link. Season begins end of October with 1-2 practices during the week and occasional games on Saturday.

3rd and 4th grade are FREE!!!

5th and 6th Grade have a $20 player fee.

Player fee is due the first day of practice. If cost is an issue please contact Becky below to have the fee waved. Contact information is below.


If you have any questions please email beckykow8@gmail.com or call 715-403-1281 for Becky.

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dave.hazuga@eauclaireymca.org or Phone: 715-379-6822

PACE Meetings

Every 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm

October 14th (2nd Monday of the month)

November 18th

December 16th

January 20th

February 17th

March 16th

April 20th

May 18th

Community Ties

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

2019 Schedule - Every 4th Wednesday of the month

September 25th

October 23rd

November 27th

December 25th (Noon meal)

January 22nd

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

Report to Parents: Executive Function

Executive function is a set of skills that help children make plans, control behavior, and set goals. It allows a child to focus on an activity, remember details, and manage time—all critical tasks for success in school.