Elementary Newsletter April 2017

Grand Opening A Success For The New Elementary!

Thank you to everyone for celebrating our new school at the Grand Opening! We are so grateful for the community support and so happy to share our wonderful new school! Our event even made the news.

State Testing Time

Grades 3-6 will be participating in State Testing beginning the middle of this month and finishing up in May. Help your student be prepared by making sure they get enough rest and get a good breakfast. Remind them this is a snapshot of all the learning they have done so far and not to stress.

Earth Day At Shotgun Creek Park

On April 20th, 2017 intermediate classes will be taking a field trip to Shotgun Creek Park. The focus will be on service learning. Students will help do a cleanup in preparation for the end of the year All School Field Trip.

After School Program

The program runs from 3-4:00 PM after school, days of early release it will be 12-1:00 PM. This month’s theme is Service Learning. Be sure to let the office know if your child will be absent. The monthly cost is $20. Single day drop in fee is $2.

New Attributes For Marcola School District

The mascot committee reviewed all the attributes submitted and identified these: Courageous, Determined, Honorable, Intelligent, Motivated, Proud, Strong, Trustworthy, and United. To read the definitions we drafted, please visit: marcola.k12.or.us/mascot

Mascot Committee Asks For Your Input On New Mascot Name

The mascot committee was formed last month and has been hard at work to help the district select a new mascot. Now through 4-4, We will be in the brainstorm phase and collecting mascot names. The committee will review them and provide a top 10 list. The top 10 list will be open 4-5 to 4-11. We want students, parents, and community to share their ideas visit: marcola.k12.or.us/mascot

Kindergarten Round Up

Calling all incoming Kindergartners! If your child is 5 by September 1st, 2017, they are eligible to start Kindergarten. It will be held at Marcola Elementary on the afternoon of April 20th, 2017 1 – 2:45 PM. There will be early release for Kindergarten on April 20th, 2017 at 12:00 PM to accommodate Kindergarten Round up.

KITS (Kids In Transition To School)

We are taking applications for incoming Kindergartners for the KITS program this Summer. It is a research backed program that makes the transition to kindergarten easier on the student and family. Please contact us 541-933-2411 for more information.

Upcoming Events

Date Event Location Time
04/03/2017 PTO Meeting Elementary Library 5:00 PM
04/06/2017 End of Quarter Elementary School All Day
04/10/2017 Mascot Meeting Marcola Roadhouse Grill 10:00 AM
04/10/2017 School Board Meeting High School STEM Room 6:00 PM