Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Davis Elementary Newsletter, February, 2011

Davis Elementary News

February, 2011

Nancy Beck, Principal


The snow has melted or at least most of it and we’re hoping spring is on the way.  We are left with very muddy playgrounds and still cold weather.  Please help encourage your children to continue to dress for the cold weather – warm coats are still needed and it’s not warm enough for those shorts yet!

Come Read with Me

Plans are continuing for Come Read with Me on March 7, 5-8 pm.  I hope you have made plans to join us that evening to learn about reading strategies, SuccessMaker reading software, other computer programs and websites and the Drake Library. Your Davis student will also choose a book to take home and you’ll have opportunities to enjoy listening to Grinnell College athletes read aloud and also to create a favorite book poster.   Those of you who RSVPed will also be able to join us for a meal that evening.  It should be a fun night!

   New Twitter Account for Alerts

Grinnell-Newburg now has a twitter account for alerting people to closings, late starts, and early dismissals.  It's GNNotify and it's also posted on the Grinnell Newburg homepage. 

                            Registration for 2011-12 Kindergarten Students

2011 - 2012 kindergarten registration will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Bailey Park Elementary School, from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m., for children who will be five years old on or before September 15, 2011.  All open enrolled families may attend to register their child.  Please bring proof of legal address, the child's birth certificate, and the child's immunization record.  Questions?  Please contact Nancy Beck, Head Elementary Principal, 641-236-2790.

Upcoming Events:

March 7            Come Read with Me, 5-8 pm, meal served from 5-7 pm

March 8            PTO meeting, 6 pm, Media Center

March 16,17,18  Early dismissals, Parent-Teacher conferences

March 28 - April 1            No School, Spring Break