March 1, 2013
Today, two 6th grade students (dressed as Thing One and Cat in the Hat) and handed out reading books to each child to celebrate March is Reading Month!!!!!!
Have a great weekend! ~Mrs. Melissa Martin
Daylight Saving Time
Next weekend please remember to turn your clocks forward. 2:00 am Sunday, March 10th begins our return to daylight saving time.
|March 1||Begin March is Reading Month|
|March 4||Hungry Howie’s Night|
|March 25||Book Fair Begins|
|March 27-28||Parent/Teacher Conferences|
|March 29||Spring Break|
|April 1||Hungry Howie’s Night|
|April 8||School Resumes|
|April 8-12||Rocket Club 5-6th grade|
|April 10||Math and Literacy Night|
|April 27||Guys on the Go Race|
Pennies for Patients
Congratulations! Arbor Academy has raised over $483 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Everyone is doing a fantastic job, keep it up.
Plans for this year’s Community Garden will be discussed at a meeting on March 11th at 3:45 in the Upper El building. All families are welcome to attend. If you are unable to attend but are interested in helping please email Chris at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Math and Literacy Night
April 10th 5-7pm
Math and Literacy night was designed to help parents gain additional resources to help their child complete math/reading homework. Bring the whole family, there are activities planned for the children as well. Please stay tuned, as we plan on giving away some prizes during the event! We will be providing dinner to all families in attendance! Please make sure to return the RSVP forms!
PTO needs YOU! The next meeting is March 6th at 4:30.
The next breakfast with the principal will be on
April 16th at 7:45! I hope to see you there!
The Battle Creek Area School Safety Task Force will be presenting a seminar for parents addressing the issue of “School Shootings” and other violence related school issues. The purpose of this meeting is informational, educational and will empower attendees by identifying their role in preventing this type of crisis from occurring in our schools.
This seminar will take place on March 14 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Harper Creek High School Auditorium.
Parent Teacher Conferences
Please remember to sign up and attend Parent Teacher Conferences this month. Conferences are held on March 27th and 28th.
It is an expectation that 100% of Arbor parents attend their child’s conference.
While in attendance at the Academy, students will dress neatly according to the following guidelines: Navy blue pants, skirts, skorts or jumpers. White shirts with collars. NO open toed shoes. Students cannot wear sweatshirts of various colors, nor are they to wear long or short sleeve undershirts of various colors. Please adhere to the uniform policy of a white shirt with collar and blue bottoms. Sweaters of grey, blue and white are allowable.
March will be reading month at Arbor!
We are planning daily and weekly activities during the school day. We are looking for parents, grandparents and adult family members to spend 15 minutes in a classroom reading a book! How happy your child will be when they find out you are one of our celebrity readers! Please contact your child’s teacher for more information! You can read any day or time during the month of March.