Eagle Friday News and Notes
March 23, 2018
Nature Center Trip
Mrs. Martin's preschool class learns about animals on a quick trip over to the Zion Nature Center.
Dr. Robison Visits Pre-K
Dr. Robison visited pre-K Friday and taught the classes breathing exercises so they could learn the calming technique of belly breathing. So much fun to have a guest in class and learn new things!
Nature Center Trip
Knox's Third Graders Visit Zionsville Meadows
The students really loved the trip!
(pictured in photo left to right: Mia Seiler, Addy Sampson, resident, and Alena Neumann)
Hot Chocolate Day at Recess
Thank you so much to our volunteers that coordinated the event and passed out the yummy treat to all our grateful students.
- There are still a few slots open for donations to the Spring Teacher Luncheon Wednesday, March 28th. http://eaglepto.ivolunteer.com/bakers__2017
- Math Club starts soon! Go to http://eaglepto.ivolunteer.com/event_006 or http://eaglepto.ivolunteer.com/event_003 to register your 2nd through 4th grader.
- Our next PTO meeting is March 27 at 1:15 pm at the school. ALL parents welcome (and children too!).
- If you would like to be involved in PTO next year we could absolutely use help! We are still searching for people to take over fundraising (including specific fundraising projects) and enrichment clubs, plus many more people to help with elements of Eagle Extravaganza. If you’re a new Eagle parent it’s a great way to meet others - no experience necessary! Contact PTOEagleZCS@gmail.com to learn more.
- If you attended Eagle Extravaganza thank you! We’d love to hear your thoughts on the evening so we can continue to make it a fun family event: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XL8R53W
Questions about PTO? contact PTOeagleZCS@gmail.com
We Are Hiring!
Eagle Elementary School is now hiring an Instructional Assistant to provide support to students for the 2017-18 school year in the Intense Intervention classroom. Specific duties include working with individual students or small groups to help them achieve and maintain the skill levels of the class as a whole. Background in elementary school or special education is preferred. JobID: 9308
4th Graders had a Great Visit to Zionsville West Middle School Last Week!
Zionsville Passing Flag Football League: Grades 2nd-6th
Instructor: Pat Echeverria | email@example.com
Registration Link: http://programs.zionsvilleeaglerec.com/flag-football-league.cfm
Playground Access Times
Kindergarten Registration 2018
Registration for Kindergarten Round-Up is now open. Kindergarten Round-Up at Eagle will take place on Wednesday, April 11 from 12:30 PM-6:00 PM.
If your child in enrolled in ZCS Universal Preschool at the school they will attend in kindergarten, you can expect Round-Up information from your Preschool lead. You do NOT need to sign up for the above date. If your child attends Preschool at a different Zionsville school, you will need to register and sign up for a Round-Up time.
Zionsville Education Foundation Announces 2018 Imagine Professional Development Grants
Thanks to you, our donors and supporters, ZEF was able to fund a record-breaking $15,295.51 in ZEF Imagine Professional Development Grants to ZCS teachers and educators! By funding professional development opportunities, ZCS teachers and staff gain access to growth and renewal opportunities that then benefit students through enhanced teaching knowledge, techniques, and experiences. Imagine Grant winners also bring this new knowledge back to share with their colleagues at ZCS.
Congratulations to our 2018 Imagine Grant winners: Stephanie Barrientos (Zionsville West Middle School), Ryan Batsie (ZWMS), Kyle Beimfohr (ZCS Technology), William Doublestein (Boone Meadow Elementary), Kathy Drake and Carly Miller (Pleasant View Elementary), Stacey Emmert (ZWMS), Stacey Off (Union Elementary),and Shelly Steward (Union Elementary). For a description of each grant and more information about ZEF, visit our website at www.zionsvilleeducationfoundation.org.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VOLUNTEERS
We value partnerships with our families and welcome parents and guardians to serve as volunteers in our schools. Each ZCS building offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.
Field Trip Chaperones
Out of Town/Overnight Chaperones
Classroom Helpers (PTO parties/room parents)
After Prom Workers
Field Day/Jog-A-Thon Volunteers
Book Fair Sales/Athletic Ticket Sales
During the school day, all volunteers are expected to sign in at the front office. Prior to the volunteer opportunity, all volunteers must sign a Non-disclosure Acknowledgement Form and have successfully completed a Full Criminal History Background Check. Necessary background check paperwork is available on the ZCS website at the Volunteers/BRAVO link and should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the intended volunteer date. Volunteers must also view the state mandated confidentiality/bullying video, provided on the Volunteer/BRAVO website. The volunteer will pay the fee* for the full background check which will expire after 5 years. The link to apply for the full background check can be accessed on the Volunteers/BRAVO link on the ZCS main webpage. For more information, contact the Volunteer/BRAVO Coordinator.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VISITORS
During the school day, all visitors must enter via the front door and sign-in at the front office. Visitors need to be prepared to present a government issued photo ID which will be scanned against the National Sex Offender Registry. All visitors will be issued a visitor badge/tag to be worn inside the building at all times.
Classroom Guest Speakers
Classroom Special Events (Grandparent Day/Famous Hoosiers/etc.)
We ask that all visitors schedule an appointment to meet with teachers, counselors, administrators and all other staff members so that we may best serve everyone. Visitors other than parents/guardians must be prearranged and organized through the main office.
*ZCS thanks all volunteers for generous support of our youth and schools. Thank you, too, for supporting assurance of student and staff safety by completing and paying for a volunteer background check.
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