Mrs. Walker’s Tiger Bites- Week of May 16th:

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  Isn’t is amazing to know that we only have 14 days left of the 2010-11 school year? 

Teacher Appreciation Week:  I wanted to take a moment to thank all families who participated in teacher appreciation week.  It was amazing to see all of the personal cards and letters, high-fives, student created poetry and yummy desserts brought in for teachers to enjoy.  You certainly made appreciation week wonderful!

Amelia Elementary Talent Show:   The Amelia Elementary Talent Show will be held on May 26th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  Permission slips were sent home last week.  The rehearsal schedule is May 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25th in the cafeteria from 3:15-4:30.  You must attend each scheduled rehearsal.  If you are unable to make a rehearsal, a note must be sent in.  Please understand that if you miss one unexcused rehearsal you will not be able to participate in the Talent Show.  Parents, please pick your child up by 4:30.  Please note that some days we may run longer, so please be patient.  At the 1st rehearsal, you will need to have all props, people in your group, you music (sheet music and CD) and anything else you need to perform your talent.  Please bring the signed permission slip.

Right to Read Week:  We have many fun activities planned for Right to Read Week. 

Date

Theme

May 16th

Ready, Set, Read!  Students will be introduced to the school-wide reading challenge.  Pre-K-2nd grade students will have an assembly provided by the Amelia Public Library.

May 17th

Read a Shirt Day!  Wear a shirt that has writing on it.  Students will have a lot to read during the school day. (Please make sure that the writing is “school appropriate”.

May 18th

Team Up for Reading!  Wear your favorite sports team shirt for the day and each class will team up with another in order to partner read.

May 19th

Celebrity Reader Day!  A celebrity reader will read to each classroom.

May 20th

Amelia Tigers Spirit Day!  Wear your favorite Amelia Spirit Wear.

Kindergarten Orientation:    Attention future kindergarten students.  If you will be entering kindergarten during the 2011-12 school year, you are invited to attend AE’s kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, May 17th at 9:00-10:00 am.  At this time kindergarten students will visit a kindergarten classroom while parents meet with Mrs. Walker.  Hope to see you there!

Calendar of Events:

Monday, May 16th: 

  • PTA Meeting in Library 6:30 pm
  • 2nd and 5th grade Students DIBELS Assessment
  • Pre K- 2nd grade visit from Amelia Public Library

Tuesday, May 17th:

  • Read a Shirt Day- Wear a Shirt with Writing
  • Kindergarten Orientation 9:00-10:00
  • Kindergarten DIBELS Assessment
  • 5th Grade Visit to Amelia Middle School 9:30-10:30

Wednesday, May 18th:

  • Wear a Shirt of your Favorite Team to School
  • 1st Grade DIBELS Assessment
  • AR Ice Cream Parties During Lunch

Friday, May 20th:

  • Wear Spirit Wear to school
  • PTA Walk-a-thom
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