Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year and welcome back to the DLI classrooms!!

Here are a couple of reminders:

  • Friday, January 5th: Report Card Day! Report cards will be going home in their communication folders. Please sign and return the white envelope. Report Cards are yours to keep. Make sure that you read the comments on the back.
  • 100th Day Project letter coming home on Monday (Jan. 8th)  and will be due on Friday, January 19th.
  • Monthly Homework Challenge is due on Wednesday, January 31st:  In order to participate in Lunch Bunch, students need to turn in English-Math/Language Arts packet due AND Spanish-Social Studies.
  • Tuesday, January 23rd: 100th Day of School! Students will be only be speaking in español until the last day of school to their teachers and peers in the Spanish class only!  Please encourage your child to continue to shine bright and show off their Spanish speaking skills. =)
  • Just a friendly reminder school starts at 7:50am. We are working really hard on being ready for school when the bell rings. As we know this can be a timely process for a kindergartner so we want your child to have the opportunity to have sufficient time walking to the classroom and unpacking prior to the bell ringing. Thank you for your assistance as we are preparing for 1st Grade.

    Our plans for the new year are to continue our hands on learning and motivate our students to shine bright every day!

    Please check out the sign-up sheet below. Many thanks for your continued support!

    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084da4ad28a57-january1

    Thanks so much for all that you do. We look forward to a wonderful 2018!

Make sure you check out our blogs as they have been updated with Specials Calendar, newsletters, and Parent Resources.

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Happy Holidays!

We hope everyone has an amazing holiday season and enjoys the time off.

A BIG thank you for the very generous holiday gifts and yummy treats! You all are truly the sweetest!

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Just wanted to send some reminders:

  • Thursday, January 4th: Students report back to school!
  • Friday, January 5th: Report Cards will be sent home in your child’s red folder. Please sign the white signature card and return with the envelope.

 

We had a great time seeing everyone dressed up this week…pictures will be uploaded soon.

 

Many many thanks for signing up to send in goodies for our Holiday party and our themed days this week. We appreciate your support!

Have a fantastic holiday season with friends and loved ones! We wish you all the best in the new year!

December Events

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Don’t forget to mark your calendars with all of our fun events this month!

Wednesday, December 14th: Winter Holiday Celebration

Holiday Party and Sock Exchange at 11:10. We hope to see you there!

Monday, Dec. 18: Snowman Day (dress up as a jolly snowman)

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Reindeer Day (wear antlers or brown)

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Polar Express Day (wear your pajamas to school) *no slippers please

If you haven’t had a chance to sign up for our themed week and/or Holiday Party, please check out the sign-up sheet below. Many thanks for your continued support!

 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084da4ad28a57-holiday

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Math Night

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We had a fantastic turn out and some great questions and input. Thank you so much for coming and joining in on the fun.

As promised, here is the Power Point Presentation that was presented to you all. Handouts went home with your child today in their red folder. If you need additional handouts, please let us know.

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Food Drive

FOOD DRIVE

“Thanks for Giving”

November 6-14, 2017

Nickajack will be collecting food items for The Center for Family Resources, which provides over 1,500 Thanksgiving baskets to Cobb families each year.  Thanksgiving week can be even more financially stressful when students are home from school for more than just the holiday meal.  Through participation in the annual Thanks for Giving food drive, our generous community captures the true spirit of Thanksgiving.  With harvesting hands and a helping heart, please consider donating one of the following items to our food drive:

Canned Gravy

Canned Cranberry Sauce

Canned Potatoes

Canned Green/Yellow Vegetables

Canned Pumpkin Pie Mix

Canned Milk

Canned Meat, Tuna, or Ham

Canned Fruit

Canned Soup

Beginning November 6th, please send any food items that you would like to donate to school with your child.  There will be collection barrels located outside the main office.  Thank you for your generosity!  If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Weber at 678-842-5814, ext. 230.

Week of October 30th

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Parents,

Wow what a great time we had at Fall Centers today! The students had a wonderful time. We would like to say a BIG thank you to all of the volunteers, donations, and room parents who made this possible.

We will have tons a photos from this event, please give us a couple weeks to post them on the blog!

Again, thank you to everyone for making our Fall Centers possible!

SAVE THE DATES:

  • Monthly Homework Challenge Due October 31st. New homework packets will come home November 1st . (Lunch Bunch will take place on October 31st for COMPLETE homework packets)
  • Friends and Family Lunch: Tuesday November 14th. Time TBA
  • DLI Math Night: Tips & Vocabulary. Tuesday, November 14th @ 5-6pm **ADULTS ONLY** (There will be no child care)

Red Ribbon Week

October 23 – October 27

Theme: BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD

Click here for the flyer: Red Ribbon Week

This year we are challenging our students to take action during Red Ribbon Week!  We are not only encouraging them to be a better brave, but to make a difference!  Please partner with us in talking with students about ways that they can exhibit each of the qualities listed below.                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Monday, October 23,              BE KIND

(Example: Write a kind note to a friend) 

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Tuesday, October 24               BE RESPECTFUL

(Example: Say please and thank you when walking through the cafeteria line)                                               

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Wednesday, October 25         BE POSITIVE

(Example: Say something positive to a friend)       

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Thursday, October 26               BE HEALTHY

(Example: Eat fruit/vegetables and drink milk/water)    

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Friday, October 27                     BE A ROLE MODEL

(Example: Be a role model by walking on the third square) 

LEARN MORE ABOUT RAISING BOYS…

JOIN THE NICKAJACK BOOK CLUB!

Open to ALL parents, grandparents, guardians, and other Nickajack adults!

We will be reading The Minds of Boys by Michael Gurian

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Friday Mornings from 7:30-8:00 AM

5 Meeting Dates: Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1

Nickajack Elementary School (exact location TBD)

 FREE COFFEE!

 

 FREE BOOK TO THE FIRST 25 ADULTS TO REGISTER!

Sign up by emailing Nicole Weber, School Counselor [email protected]