Cardinal Connections Parent Copy

January 31, 2022

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Important Dates


  • January 28 - Progress Reports Sent Home
  • January 28 - End of the first semester
  • February 2 - MCHD Hearing and Vision Testing for GSRP, ECSE, and Kindergarten
  • February 3 - MCHD Hearing and Vision Testing for GSRP, ECSE, and Kindergarten
  • February 4 - MCHD Hearing and Vision Testing for GSRP, ECSE, and Kindergarten
  • February 7 - WIDA Testing - ELL Students only
  • February 9 - WIDA Testing - ELL Students only
  • February 9 - Count Day
  • February 14 - WIDA Testing - ELL Students only
  • February 16 - WIDA Testing - ELL Students only
  • February 18 - Half Day - Dismissal will be at 11:55 am
  • February 21 - 27 - Mid-Winter Break
  • February 28 - WIDA Testing - Makeups
  • March 2 - WIDA Testing - Makeups
  • March 2 - NAEP Assessment (4th Grade) - Information was sent out
  • March 4 - Lego Robotics Competition

Kindergarten Registration began January 24th

We have already begun registering incoming Kindergarteners. Below you will find the informational letter with important dates of events and different links to our website and Facebook.

What's Happening in 4th Grade with Mrs. Phillips

Mrs. Phillips' 4th graders learned about fractions and decimals this week using manipulatives in class. Math is so much more interesting when it is interactive and hands-on!

What's Happening in Kindergarten with Mrs. Susalla

Students came to the office to read their stories to the principal.
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Elementary Assessment Schedule

NWEA - Fall Testing


  • Testing Window - September 13 to October 1
  • 3rd - 5th Grade
  • Reading and Math (There is no particular order to test)


NWEA - Winter Testing


  • Testing Window - December 1 to December 22
  • 1st Grade
  • 3rd - 5th Grade
  • Reading and Math (There is no particular order to test)


NWEA - Spring Testing


  • Testing Window - March 1 to March 25
  • 3rd - 5th Grade
  • Reading and Math (There is no particular order to test)


FastBridge - Fall Diagnostic Benchmark Window


  • Testing Window - September 13 to October 1
  • K - 2nd Grade
  • Reading and Math (FastBridge Math in 2nd Grade ONLY)


FastBridge - Mid-Year Diagnostic Benchmark Window


  • Testing Window - January 4 to January 25
  • K - 2nd Grade
  • Reading and Math (FastBridge Math in 2nd Grade ONLY)


FastBridge - Spring Diagnostic Benchmark Window


  • Testing Window - May 1 to May 25
  • K - 2nd Grade
  • Reading and Math (FastBridge Math in 2nd Grade ONLY)


Progress Monitor (Tier 2 bi-weekly, Tier 3 weekly)

January Lunch Menu

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Important Links