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Afterschool Enrichment Classes Winter/Spring session

Afterschool Enrichment Classes Winter/Spring session

Enrollment ends Jan. 22, head over to After-School Enrichment Classes to download the flyer! »

MLK Oratorical Is Fast Approaching

MLK Oratorical Is Fast Approaching

The MLK Oratorical Assembly will be held next Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium. The evening assembly is Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. Families are welcome to attend both events. Please note that all students who are participating in the Oratorical Festival are expected to attend the evening performance as it is their only dress rehearsal. If you are interested in volunteering during the evening or daytime assemblies, please let us know. We need volunteers who can stay the entire duration and who are willing to be backstage and help with stage management and lighting/sound. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to what will be an incredible event. Lara Clayman ... »

No School Jan. 21 and Jan. 25

No School Jan. 21 and Jan. 25

Mark your calendars, Squirrels… School is closed on both Monday, Jan. 21 (for Martin Luther King Day), and Friday, Jan. 25 (for teachers’ Professional Development Day). School will be in session that week only Tuesday through Thursday. Frozen fruit bars will be sold on Thursday, Jan. 24. »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Happy New Year, Squirrels! Welcome back from winter break! Here’s a friendly reminder to check your child’s backpack this week for a letter from me with school announcements and reminders. —Donald T. Bertolo »

MLK Oratorical: Practice Makes Progress

MLK Oratorical: Practice Makes Progress

Families are an important part in our students’ success in the MLK Oratorical Festival Competition. Squirrels have begun practicing in school and coaching resumes this week. Students must finalize their pieces with teachers by Friday, Jan. 11. Dr. King was a lover of both the written and the spoken word. The most important aspect of your child’s participation in this tradition is to experience the study and mastery of a text and the power of sharing their voice with their community. The more they live with their pieces, the more they will be confident and free on stage. We encourage you to sit with your children, read through their pieces together, talk about the meaning and guide them throu... »

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