Mrs. Walker’s Blog Bits

It is hard to believe that it is already the second week of March.  Students at Amelia Elementary have missed the maximum number of calamity days aloud by the state.  The exception to this is morning kindergarten students.  AM kindergarten will be required to make-up three days due to the two-hour delays.  If you have a morning kindergarten student, more information will be sent home soon regarding our make-up plan.  Keep your fingers crossed for no more snow!

The district has scheduled testing dates for the Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) taking place in April for students in grades 3-5.  The reading test will be administered on April 20th, the math test will be April 22nd, and the science test (5th grade only) will take place on April 27th.  It is important that all students be in school on testing days unless they are ill.  Please schedule appointments for after school hours. 

Up-Coming Events:

Visit Chuck E. Cheese, Eastgate location, for Amelia Elementary Night on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.  15% of all sales will be donated to our school.  Friends and family are encouraged to help support this event.

Grandparent’s Night will be held March 11, 2010.  Reservation forms were sent home several days ago.  Please be sure to include your child’s name on the form when turning it in.  Cost is $4 per person and two time slots are available – 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30.  The Book Fair will also be open in the basement during this event. 

Amelia Elementary will host our first Easter Egg Hunt on March 27 at 11:00 AM.  Due to all the construction at school, the event will be held at Spencer Shank Park on Robin Way in Sedona Ridge.  More information will follow soon.  We hope to see you there!

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