Central Elementary School Bulletin for Friday, February 23, 2018
DATES TO REMEMBER
Friday, February 23 - 1:15 Dismissal
Tuesday, February 27 - 2nd Grade Music Program -“Go Fish” – (BFAC – 7:00 pm)
Thursday, March 1 - “Read Across America” Give the Gift of Reading Family Night – (Fairbury Jr/Sr High School – 5:00-7:00 pm)
Friday, March 2 - NO SCHOOL – Teacher Collaboration Day (K-6th Grade)
Monday, March 5 - West Entrance to Central School CLOSED for Construction – Please use Northeast Doors to Enter/Exit Until Further Notice (See map that has been provided to families)
Tuesday, March 6 - Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences and Usborne Book Fair (Central/Jefferson – 4:00-8:00 pm)
Thursday, March 8 - NO SCHOOL (PreK – 12th Grade)
Thursday, March 8 - Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences and Usborne Book Fair Continue (Central/Jefferson – 4:00-8:00 pm)
Friday, March 9 - NO SCHOOL – Spring Break (K-12th Grade)
MIXED BAG DESIGNS FUNDRAISER CONTINUES The Fairbury PTA sponsored Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser continues through Wednesday, February 28th. Turn in your orders and checks on or BEFORE Wednesday, February 28. Keep a copy of your orders to distribute your customer purchases! Have questions? Contact Anne Chappell (402) 239-9020 or firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive your items about three weeks after the order has been placed. Items will be delivered to the students at school for delivery to customers.
2ND GRADE MUSIC PROGRAM - "GO FISH" A Tuna Fish who can't carry a tune? A Star Fish who can't get an acting job? A seven-legged Octopus? A Zebra Fish with spots? A shark who wants to be friends with everyone? Join in the aquatic fun as little Tiger Shark and his unique collection of friends discover how their differences make them each special. The 2nd Graders will be presenting their upcoming Music Program in the Burkley Fine Arts Center at the Fairbury High School on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m.
GIVE THE GIFT OF READING Read Across America “Give the Gift of Reading” Family Night event is scheduled for Thursday, March 1st from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Fairbury Jr./Sr. High School Commons Area. Hope to see you there!
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES Third quarter Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary students in PreK through 6th Grade attending Central Elementary and Jefferson Intermediate Schools will be held Tuesday, March 6th (4-8 pm) and Thursday, March 8th (12-8 pm). Note: School will be in session for all students on Tuesday however, there will be NO SCHOOL (PreK-6) on Thursday, March 8th or Friday, March 9th for Spring Break. Please watch for your scheduled Parent-Teacher Conference time that were mailed home this week.
USBORNE BOOK FAIR During parent-teacher conferences, Central Elementary families will have an opportunity to browse and select from an assortment of educationally themed Usborne Books. We think you’ll find these books to be fascinating! Many of the Usborne Books incorporate activities and puzzles to challenge a child’s observation and intelligence. Usborne offers about 1,300 titles which truly appeal to all ages, infants to adults, with prices to suit everyone. The Usborne Book Fair will be set up on the upper-level of Central Elementary School during Parent-Teacher conference times.
KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP The date for the 2018-2019 Kindergarten Roundup is scheduled for Friday, March 16, 2018 from 9:00-11:30. Please note, the Informational Meeting for Parents/Guardians will also be held that same morning, Friday, March 16th beginning at 9:00 in the Central Cafeteria/Gymnasium.
KINDERGARTEN NOTES In order to provide the Kindergarten Roundup opportunity for next year's students, our current Kindergarten classes will not be in session on Friday, March 16, 2018. All other students (1st and 2nd Grade) attending Central Elementary will have school on Friday, March 16th with the regular 1:15 pm dismissal.
READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK - DRESS UP DAYS
Next week we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
Each morning, students will gather in the gym at 8:00 for story time from special Guest Readers (HS students).
Students may dress according to the “Theme Book of the Day.”
Monday - Foot Book
Wear Wild and Crazy Socks (Shoes required)
Tuesday - I Am Not Getting Up Today
Wear pajamas (Shoes required - No slippers)
Wednesday - My Many Colored Days
Wear Class colors
• Prek - Orange
• Kindergarten - Red
• First - Blue
• Second - Green
• Other Staff Yellow
Thursday - Cat in the Hat