Next week we are sending home a list with an item checked for you to donate for our grade level Kindergarten Thanksgiving Snack Feast which will be on Friday, November 18th (this is not the lunchroom special feast). Thank you in advance to each one of you who will be contributing items for the students’ Thanksgiving snack “feast.” We will have a great time while also pretending we are Pilgrims and Native Americans at the first Thanksgiving feast.
Please let us know if you have any family members who are Veterans. Fill out the mini-poster that we sent home and we will display it in our hallway. We would like to recognize them for their outstanding contribution to our country!
The students will be making a Wish List for the Book Fair on November 9th. This list is made by your child from the books that are displayed for the Book Fair, which will be held November 12-16. Please feel no obligation to purchase these unless you so desire. The Book Fair is a fund raiser that helps Blackwell maintain an excellent media center.
Parents are invited to the special Thanksgiving meal for lunch on Wednesday, November 14th. Please plan to be at school by 11:00. We will be going to lunch a few minutes later that day because of the expected larger crowd. Please wait for us at the top of the stairs after you sign in. The cafeteria staff does a wonderful job preparing a traditional Thanksgiving feast. You will not only enjoy the meal but also the fun time spent sharing the experience with your child. The cost is $3.75 for guests. You may also spend some time with your child in the Book Fair after the Thanksgiving meal on Wednesday if you are able to come.
Thursday night, November 15th, is Family Turkey Bingo Night for the Book Fair. Please come and browse. Proceeds from the sales benefit our school.
We have sent home a Family Turkey Page for you and your child to decorate in a creative way. We will be displaying your Family Thanksgiving Turkeys in the hallway. Feel free to use your creativity and help your child decorate their turkeys with anything you would like. Please make sure the parts are secured well. Send it in as soon as you have finished. Let them get a little C-R-A-Z-Y and CREATIVE!
Because of the changing weather, illnesses are becoming more prevalent. If your child does get sick, remember your child needs to be free of fever for 24 hours before returning to school. Notes about the absence from the parents should be received within 3 days of the absence.