Newsletter - BITS & PIECES

  

February 25, 2021    

                                           

Staff Development:   School will dismiss at noon next Tuesday, March 2nd, for Staff Development. Lunches are not needed unless your child is staying for After School Care which will run from 12:15-5:45 pm.

Fresh Florida Strawberries:  We will be selling Florida Strawberries during the week of March 15-19.  A full flat (8 quarts) is $28.00 and a half flat (4 quarts) is $15.00.  To place an order call 304-264-5975 or email Kim (kimharris@go2rks.com).  Be sure to include your name and phone number since we will need to contact you on the time and day to pick up strawberries. Orders need to be placed by March 2nd.

Education Sabbath:  The Education Sabbath that was scheduled for February 27 on the school calendar has been canceled.

Hold Your Seat:  It is once again time to pre-register for the upcoming school year.  To reserve a spot for your child, please fill out the form that was sent home today and return it to the school along with the “Hold Your Seat Fee” of $175 (non-refundable).  This fee will be deducted from your first month’s tuition payment.  After March 1st the “Hold Your Seat Fee” will go up $25 per week through March 15.  Only the $175 will be credited to your first month’s tuition for the 2021-2022 school year.  We will be opening registration up for new students on March 2ndThere is no guarantee that your child will have a spot if you do not preregister by March 1st.

Inclement Weather:  If bad weather requires a delay, closure, or early dismissal, your child’s teacher will text you and you will receive an email from the principal.

School Store Link:  You can now go to our school website and on the home page there is a SchoolStore link.  From that link you can purchase items that will profit our school. SchoolStore.com is an online shopping mall where over 400 nationally-known online merchants have agreed to give a percentage of sales to K-12 schools. Companies like Walmart.com, DisneyStore.com, and Best Buy participate. SchoolStore is a great way to support your school when you shop at your favorite online merchants.

Parent Survey:  Thank you to the families that have turned in the Parent Survey that was sent home with your child a few weeks ago. If you have not returned the survey, please do so as soon as possible.

Why is a good night’s rest important for kids?

Sleep is an essential part of everyone’s routine and an indispensable part of a healthy lifestyle. Studies have shown that kids who regularly get an adequate amount of sleep have improved attention, behavior, learning, memory, and overall mental and physical health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to high blood pressure, obesity and even depression.

What is the recommended amount of sleep a child should get?

It varies based on age. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends:

  • Infants under 1 year: 12-16 hours
  • Children 1-2 years old: 11-14 hours
  • Children 3-5 years old: 10-13 hours
  • Children 6-12 years old: 9-12 hours
  • Teenagers 13-18 years old: 8-10 hours

Birthdays:  Happy birthday to the following students:

                   Leah Batton     - March 1

                   Owen Risinger  - March 9

 

Laughter is the Best Medicine:  Where did Noah keep his bees?  In the Ark hives.

 

Current Events:                          

February       27        Education Sabbath, Canceled

March             2        Staff Development, Noon Dismissal

March        8-12        Week of Prayer

March           12        End of 3rd Quarter

March      15-19        Spring Break, No School

March      25-27        Music Fest – Canceled

March      29-31        MAP Online Testing (K-8th)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Information

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