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Friday, December 20, 2013

12/21 - 1/10

Enjoy your holiday from school. Have fun, stay healthy, ring in the new year and relax. See you Jan. 8, 2014 for another great school year. If you are moving over the holidays, we wish you safe travels and best of luck in your new school.

Code can continue on your home computer
The students LOVED coding on and they might like to do more over the winter break.  Coding fosters critical thinking, perseverance, problem solving and confidence.  All students in grades 3-5 have individual student accounts that enable them to log in, code, and save their progress.  Parents of younger children can create accounts for their children.  If students complete all the coding games/tutorials, they can win an iTunes gift card or download a free game.  Students can log in at 

Book Fair Fiesta
The Book Fair Fiesta will be the first two weeks in February.  Start brainstorming your family's pinata for our family contest!  Information will be sent home in early January or check the library website for more information.

Federal Impact Aid Survey
Please return the Federal Impact Aid Survey that was sent home in November.  Please fill out completely, sign and date.  Then return to your child's teacher or office.

Bus Payment
The office is collecting payments for the next quarter which begins after the break.  Cost remains the same:  $72.00 round trip, $36.00 one-way, $12.50 per sheet of 10 coupons.  Cash or checks made out to:  Department of Education are accepted for passes. Bring in your student's bus pass so it can be punched.   Cash only for coupons.  Office is open during the break.

Transferring to another duty station? Or moving into another school district? Please contact the office so that we may have a release packet ready on your child's last day.  We ask for 2 weeks notice so we can gather this info and teachers have time to do a report card.

December Parent Bulletin is on our school website or you can click this link to see it.

Lego: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 5 9am – 5pm closed Tuesdays. $8.95 – 19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving, and floating or all three.

Sat. Dec. 21 – Sun Dec. 22 Honolulu Gift Fair  - Made for Hawaii - at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall Admission is FREE. 9am – 5pm

Mon. Jan. 6        NO SCHOOL
Tues. Jan. 7        NO SCHOOL – prepare your backpack and lunch box
Wed. Jan. 8        First day of school in 2014 – Welcome Back
Thurs. Jan. 9       Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00 am
Fri. Jan. 10         Boxtops 4 Education pick up from classroom – You can turn them in anytime, remember to put your childs name on the baggie. We also collect Campbells labels for education

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