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Crystal Springs Elementary School

The Weekly Wrap by Principal Nielsen- January 29th

February 3rd- supply pick-up day!

Please make sure that you make plans to come to our Supply Pick-Up Day on February 3rd from 2:00- 6:00 pm. Make sure that you have your child's name and grade/ teacher on a sheet of paper that you can put in your window! The APEX team will be here during the Supply-Pick up as well! Thank you for your help to keep the cars moving quickly!


No School February 15th- 19th!

Crystal Springs Car Parade is Coming!

We will be having another car parade! The Crystal Springs staff miss you! We will be coming through the neighborhoods on February 12th starting at 1:30 pm. More specific times will be sent out next week.

All afternoon classes will be cancelled on February 12th so that the staff can see their students during the parade. We can't wait to see you!

APEX Fundraiser starts next week!

APEX begins next week! On February 3rd, please come pick-up your student's supplies and all the APEX information will be in their kit. From Feb. 4th- 11th, APEX instructors will be teaching lessons in your child's Zoom class.

EVENT DAY Friday, February 12th Get ready to move and groove! Watch the Apex “Remix” Dance Party at home and cheer your student on! Parents and family members can also join in on the fun! *Due to the complications with trying to track fitness moves virtually, all students will receive the default of 36 fitness moves unless you notify Apex of your student’s results by Saturday, February 13th 8:00pm.

If your child would like to do the Fun Run, please have them track their "laps"! More information in the sheet below.

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Register your Kindergartner for the 2021-2022 school year!

Enrollment for the 2021-22 school year will begin in February. Our new online enrollment process will allow you to complete the process from anywhere at any time. Visit our enrollment page to begin...

Additional documentation needed to register:

· Proof of Residency (Lease, Rental Agreement, Mortgage or Tax Bill, Current Utility Bill)

· Birth Certificate or Passport

· Immunization Records (Please transfer dates onto the Washington State “Certificate of Immunization” form. The only dates we require are for DTaP, Hepatitis B, IPV/OPV, MMR and Varicella. Please include record you used to transfer dates.)

To enter kindergarten, your student must be five years old on or before August 31. Kindergarten enrollment for the 21-22 school year will begin in February.

For more info about Kindergarten, click on the below link.

Highly Capable Testing Update

The Accelerated Models and Programs Department is in the middle of our 2020-2021 screening and assessment plan.

Grade 5 Update

We plan to work on device distribution for grade 5 during the month of January in hopes of screening fifth graders using the NNAT3 between February 1st-12th. Following the NNAT3, we will invite students to take the Iowa test if they score above the 85%.

Students in grades K-4

We are still working on the highly capable screening and assessment schedule for grades K-4. Our department will update families when we can safely test.

Important Dates to Remember

*January 31st- report cards mailed home

*Feb. 3rd- supply pick-up day- 2:00- 6:00 (APEX kick- off)

*APEX- Feb. 3rd- 12th

*Mid-Winter break- no school- Feb. 15-19

*March 11- Dr. Reid visit

*I-Ready Assessment window- May 17- June 11th