Weekly Newsletter 5/26/2016

May 27, 2016 by

MONTCLAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER – MAY 26, 2016

YOU ARE INVITED: FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR MRS. BLOOM

The PTA invites the MES community to a morning reception on Friday, June 3, 8:15-9:15 am to wish Mrs. Bloom the best of luck on her new role as Skyline High School’s incoming principal! This is your opportunity to give your well wishes to Mrs. Bloom. The event will be in the Garden area. Bagels and coffee will be served. We hope to see you there!

GET READY FOR SPIRIT WEEK!

The MES Student Council proudly announces, Spirit Week, May 31-June 3. All are invited to participate and show that MES Otter Spirit! Check out the flyer here: https://goo.gl/IhLVdR

 

SCHOOL’S (ALMOST) OUT – TURN IN YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS!

Time to round up all of those books and get them back to the Library before the school year is over. The Library isn’t accepting returns this week due to Book Fair, but we’ll start taking all returns (overdue or not) bright and early on Tuesday, May 31. Your student’s teacher has an up-to-date list of all overdue books, so please check with him or her if you’re not sure of your student’s status. An important note: You won’t be able to get your child’s final report card of the year until all overdue books are turned in; or, if lost, paid for at the school library. Have more questions? Send an email to Laura Baedeker (mom of Nora, 3rd grade): .  Thank you!

 

DON’T MISS FAMILY FUN DAY!

MES’ year-end family picnic is Friday, June 3, 3:15-7pm, at Montclair Park. Check out the FFD flyer, including day-of schedule of events here: http://www.montclairschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/New-2016-FFD-Flyer.pdf.  For questions, please contact A’sonda Adams, at . If you can lend us a hand and help make this fun event a success, here’s the volunteer signup sheet:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c4faca729a20-family1

 

MONTCLAIR LANGUAGE LEAGUE 2016-2017 ENROLLMENT

Registration for 2016-17 will open on Saturday, June 4, 9am for existing MLL students and Wednesday, June 8for new students and incoming 1st graders. To register go to:

http://register.asapconnected.com/default.aspx?org=1947. Thanks for participating in our amazing program, which has been offering before- and after-school language instruction in four languages for the past 20 years! For more information about the program, go to: http://www.montclairschool.com/mll/.

 

TRAILS CHALLENGE: WHO CAN COVER THE MOST MILES?

Calling all 5th graders! We do not have a single student participating from your grade. This is the final week, go for the glory!

Here are the MES Trails Challenge statistics from last week:

Classrooms:

1. Valentino 215.9 miles

2. Buty 86.0 miles

Transitional Kindergarten

1. Dylan Yoches (Green) 4.25 miles

2. Juliette Tudury (Green) 7.81 miles

Kindergarten

1. Holden Allen (Buty) 46.0 miles

2. Sassan Vallez (Buty) 30.0 miles

1st Grade

1. Jeremy Rundel (Morozumi) 29.9 miles

2. Jaden Lukens (Norris) 15.0 miles

2nd Grade

1. Carson Chan (Torres) 42.4 miles

2. Noah Yoches (Torres) 4.25 miles

3rd Grade (It’s a close race!)

1. Arjun Amin (Valentino) 41.5 miles

2. Kyle Rundel (Valentino) 41.3 miles

3. Maisie Linhares (Nibblett) 39.39 miles

4th Grade (It’s a close race!)

1. Kelsey Dougherty (Souza) 8.45 miles

2. Audrey Omand (Springarn) 8.0 miles

3. London Gopalakrishnan (Woodruff 4) 5.8 miles

The MES Challenge WINNERS will be announced in next week’s Newsletter (Wednesday, June 1). Good Luck!!

MONTCLAIR LANGUAGE LEAGUE ENROLLMENT

Registration for 2016-17 will open on 6/4 at 9 a.m.  for existing MLL stude nts and 6/8 for ne w students and incoming 1st graders. To register go to:

http://register.asapconnected.com/default.aspx?org=1947

Thanks for participating in our amazing program which has been offering before and after school language instruction in four languages for the past 20 years! For more information about the program, go to: http://www.montclairschool.com/mll/

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, May 20 – Thursday, May 26

8:30am-3:30pm Book Fair (MES Library)

Friday May 27 and Monday, May 30

No School – Memorial Day Weekend

Monday, May 31 – Friday, June 3

MES Spirit Week

Friday, June 3

8:15am Farewell Reception for Mrs. Bloom (Garden)

3:15pm Family Fun Day (Montclair Park)

Monday, June 6 – Thursday, June 9

Minimum Days – 1:30pm Dismissal

Thursday, June 9

Last Day of School!

COMMUNITY EVENTS

JOIN OAKLANTIS SWIM TEAM

Join year-round Oaklantis Swim Team today! You can join to learn or perfect your swimming skills and compete with other Bay Area swim teams.  Coach Scott (our own MES PE Coach) is looking for kids of all ages to join Oaklantis, an Oakland-based swim team. Check out the team’s website, http://oaklantis.squarespace.com/what-we-do/ for additional information. If you would like to set up a try out for your child/children, email Coach Scott at.

MES NEWSLETTER

The MES Newsletter is published every Wednesday school is in session during the school year. Do you have something you’d like to include in the weekly newsletter? Send a 100-word-or-less informational blurb, complete with links and contact info, to Monica Mehta and Marivic Hammond at  BEFORE NOON ON TUESDAY to be included that week.

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