12.19 eNews

Winter Break - 12/17 through 1/02 

The school office will be open with limited hours from Monday, December 19th to Thursday, December 22nd and then on Tuesday, December 27th & Thursday, December 29th. If you plan to stop by, please call first - (331) 228-2300, to ensure someone is in the building to assist you. 

School will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd. 

Have a safe, relaxing, and healthy break and start to the new year! 

Parent Satisfaction Survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent Parent Satisfaction Survey. Your input is greatly appreciated!

Toys for Kids 

Thank you to everyone who supported the St. Charles Breakfast Rotary Toys for Kids drive!

A Note From the Music Room 

Before winter break, students were busy in the music room learning about family traditions and how music helps shape memories. It was a great opportunity to share multicultural songs of the season as student were preparing for our all-school, Winter Assembly which took place on Friday, December 16th. 

After the New Year, please be sure to look out for a "Save the Date" notice regarding all of our upcoming spring concerts, where each grade-level will perform in a 30 minute musical show. Please e-mail Rosie Wilson, General Music Teacher with any questions at rosemarie.wilson@d303.org

Middle School Facilities Plan 

With the approved Middle School Facilities Plan, middle school attendance areas have been revised for the 2017-2018, school year. Current 5th graders who reside in the Bell-Graham, Ferson Creek, Lincoln, Richmond/Davis, and Wasco attendance areas will attend Thompson. Current 5th graders who reside in the Anderson, Corron, Fox Ridge, Norton Creek, Munhall and Wild Rose attendance areas will attend Wredling. 

Fifth grade students attending an elementary school that is not their attendance area school as the result of an intra-district transfer may find they have been assigned to a different middle school than their classmates. The Board took this, and several other special circumstances, into consideration and will offer middle school transfer request applications for a limited category of students.  These categories include:

Siblings of current middle school students assigned to a different school

Former Ferson Creek students who stayed at Ferson Creek after their planning areas were reassigned to Corron

Elementary school open enrollment students

Lincoln students residing in Planning Area 83 (Surrey Hill & Long Meadow) who can walk to Wredling 

The Middle School Transfer Request applications are available on the District website via district.d303.org under the For Parents tab - Forms page.  The Superintendent or designee will make the decision on any requests, and all decisions are final. 

Online Directory - Time Sensitive 

If you completed and submitted a blue DirectorySpot Information Request (see attached) for the PTO just prior to winter break, your family information has been entered in our online directory. Within minutes of your information being entered, you should have received an email from DirectorySpot inviting you to set your password by logging in to their site via your computer. If you have not done so already, please double check your email as the initial password request/setup is time sensitive. 

Lunchroom Supervisor - Opening at Ferson Creek 

Currently, we are looking to add an additional supervisor in the lunchroom and on the playground, Monday through Friday. If you are interested in applying for our opening, please see the attached directions for completing an application online. As per Aramark, the Keyword - Title or Job # for searching for positions is 89740.

PTO Science Night - Save the Date

PTO Science Night is scheduled for Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. In preparation for the event, please send in any empty 2-liter bottles with lids and old compact discs (CDs). 

PTO Open Positions

Currently, the PTO is looking for two individuals to chair our Spring Bingo & Silent Auction which is scheduled for the evening of Friday, April 28, 2017 -- One individual to chair Bingo and one to chair the Silent Auction. If interested, please contact Shannon Puri, PTO President via email at shannonpuri@hotmail.com

Elementary School Student Handbook

The Elementary School Student Handbook can be accessed via the included link: http://district.d303.org/student-handbooks

Additional Attachment(s):

Directions for Completing an Aramark Application 

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