Adams Update – Spirit Week, Reading Olympics and More..

Good Evening Adams Familes –

I hope that you had the chance to get outside and enjoy the sunshine this weekend.  It certainly is hard to believe that a few short weeks ago, we were canceling school due to snow and ice.  As we look into the week before spring break, here is some news you can use.

Best,

Principal Kevin

Mark Your Calendars.

3/20/19  PTA Night Out in the Community – MOD Pizza

3/20/19 4J STEAM Celebration at Churchill HS – 4:30 – 8:00

3/21/19  PTA Meeting – 6:00 p.m. in the library.  Child care provided.

3/22/19 Plastics Round Up – 1:45 – 3:00 in front of school or near front office

 

Student Drop-Off in the Morning

Our mornings are very busy here at Adams and so is our .  Please be aware of the following while getting your child to school each day.

  • The yellow curb in front of the building is reserved for buses all day, as we have buses arriving and departing for regular transportation daily and often for field trips.  Please do not park here and escort your child in.  
  • We have a ‘pause parking‘ lane in the parking lot on the west side of the building.  You can drop your child there and she or he can enter the building in the lower wing near the gym in the morning.
  • Please do not use or block the driveways of residences on the north side of 22nd Avenue.  They are trying to get their kids to and from school as well and should not have to wait for access to their driveways.
  • Friendly Street Church, on the east side of school, allows us to use their parking lot in the morning and afternoon for drop-off and pick up.  If your child has a classroom in the upper wing, this is a great option.

Ready.  Set.   Read!   Reading Olympics are ON!

Adams is renewing the spirit of the Olympic Games for our spring fundraiser! All funds raised will go to paying for field trips, playground equipment, music and p.e. supplies and staffing.

Every pledge counts! We are hoping for 100% participation.  Lets go for the GOLD!

READY …

    Help your Reader set a realistic reading goal in minutes. See the suggested goals per grade on the green flyer in your envelope

SET …

    From March 15th through 24th, help your Reader collect pledges. Pledges can be made per minute, per page or based on number of books, or as a set amount for committed participation. 

READ!

    March 25th through April 4th , help your Reader record every minute spent reading.  This includes time being read to for our younger kids or reading independently.

    Tally minutes read and help your Reader collect pledges.

    Return packets to classroom or the office between April 5thApril 19th.

    Our school goal is 100 percent participation! Remember, every penny counts. Those small pledges add up and, more importantly, your Reader will be inspired to read for a common goal!

All student prizes are based on reading participation and achievement, regardless of donations.

Pledge envelopes and information sheets were sent home on FRIDAY.

 

Adams Spirit Week

To celebrate the beginning of our Olympics and the coming spring break we are having Adams Spirit Week.

Monday:  Crazy socks day.  Wear you mismatched, colorful, wacky socks to school for all to see.

Tuesday: Wacky hats, hair and headgear!  Use your head and get creative!

Wednesday: Adams Spirit Day!  Wear our glorious colors, green and purple, your Adams shirt or hoodie.  All the green and purple you’ve got!

Thursday: Get your gear on! Show us your favorite team colors and logos or dress for your favorite out-of-school activity

Friday: Super cozy pajama day!  Wear your favorite pajamas of comfy clothes and get ready to snuggle up and READ!

 

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