Weekly Buzz

Cadott Elementary Weekly Newsletter

Published Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Student Council Notice

Student Council members please wear your yellow shirt to school on Wednesday, January 8 for the assembly!

Thank you,

Mrs. Alexander & Mr. Holtz

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Counseling Group Offering - “The Healing Group”

Has your child experienced a loss due to the death of a parent, grandparent, relative, or friend?

Starting the week of January 20, a grief group will be offered to any first thru sixth grader who

has experienced the death of a loved one. This group, facilitated by our school counselor, Mrs.

Manier, will last six weeks and will take place during a teacher approved time. If you feel

participation in this grief group would benefit your child and provide him or her with extra

support, please sign and return the form provided in the link below, or email Mrs. Manier with

your request/permission at manierd@cadott.k12.wi.us.

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:

Olivia- Mr. Holtz recognized Olivia for her positive attitude and optimistic thinking in the classroom. Olivia is very kind and patient with her peers

Chapman - Mrs. Drake recognized Chapman for self management and relationship skills. Chapman has been working super hard to improve his focus in class. He consistently puts his academic responsibilities first and sets a great example for his classmates when it comes to behavior.

Eternity - Mrs. Drake recognized Eternity for goal directed behavior and optimistic thinking. Eternity has been working incredibly hard this school year to improve in math. She has maintained a super positive and 'can-do' attitude day in and day out.

Jackson- Mrs. Drake recognized Jackson for goal directed behavior and optimistic thinking. Jackson is always there with a smile. He radiates joy and never gives up!

Riley - Mrs. Drake recognized Riley for being vocally supportive all month to help remind his classmates about the rules of our class and working towards class goals. He has encouraged everyone to work together!

Parker- Miss McVey recognized Parker for being a super helpful student. He is always willing to help others in math games or activities.

Madelynn - Miss McVey recognized Madelynn for positive behavior. When a student was crying in class, Madelynn offered her a stress toy to squeeze to help her calm down.

Shelby- Mr. Holtz recognized Shelby for being a hardworking young lady. She is always trying her best and never gives up regardless of the difficulty of the task.

Casen - Miss Mcvey recognized Casen for working hard at school. He has been a comforting friend to others and has been working through problem solving social conflicts.

Melony - Miss McVey recognized Melony for positive behavior. When a classmate was upset, Melony offered her a toy and asked if the toy would comfort her.

- 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.

Mentor Group's

Mrs. Mathison and Mrs. Willert’s mentor groups had a little Christmas fun team building and decorating a Christmas “tree” today! Thank you 6th graders Haley and Chase for volunteering to be the trees!

Girls on the Run Registration Opens Soon!

Our 2020 season for Girls on the Run will start on Monday, February 24th! Registration opens Tuesday, January 14th. You can register online at gotrchippewavalley.org or by contacting April Mathison at mathisona@cadott.k12.wi.us and asking for a paper copy registration form.

What is Girls on the Run? Girls on the Run is a program designed to inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-5th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.

Registration is $150 per girl and includes:
20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
Curriculum and lesson materials
A healthy snack at each session
Official GOTR T-shirt and water bottle
5K Registration fee
5K Tshirt and Medal
Post 5k celebration

Financial assistance is available!! Please do not let the registration fee be the only reason your girl doesn't join.

Our coaching team is so excited to begin a new season! If you have any questions about the program, please email April Mathison at mathisona@cadott.k12.wi.us. Girls on the Run is so much fun!

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 January 3rd:

Joseph Gadke - Mr. Lubs

Trevor Reichart - Ms. McVey

Annabelle Miller - Mrs. Rothbauer

Gabe Dohms - Mrs. Graff / Mr. Weiss

PACE Meetings

Every 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm

January 20th

February 17th

March 16th

April 20th

May 18th

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

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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

January 15

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:

  • January 13 and 27
  • February 10 and 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

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

Staff In-Service - January 17th - No School