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    2018-2019

February Newsletter 2018

Posted in News & Announcements

Principal’s News – February 2018

Winter is here!  Stay healthy and fit!

1.  Make sure to get outsidewe need catch up on some Vitamin D.  Hiking poles will help with balance and increase arm strength.

2. Look for opportunities to be active such as catching up with a friend by walking and talking.  Park some ways from stores and businesses to increase your walking time and distance.

3. Set a family health and exercise competition with a reward at the end

Theres plenty to do in winter.  Try a new sport: snowshoeing, skate skiing, skiing, cross country.  Take the kids sledding.  Ultimately, have some fun!

With the new fiscal year, we begin to plan for the new school year. We are currently accepting kindergarten pre-registration for the 2018-2019 school year. If you know of a child that will be 5 on or before September 1, 2018 please have their parents call the front office to pre-register for kindergarten. We will hold our Kindergarten orientation on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:30pm.

This Friday, February 2nd, is the deadline for our TOY (Teacher Of the Year) nomination. You can find the form on the main district website; www.canyonsdistrict.org. You can email your form to Mrs. Mulqueen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or drop it by the office. If you would like to nominate a teacher from Granite Elementary, please fill out the form and deliver it to the school by Friday.

Parent Teacher Conferences are just around the corner. Our conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 1st. The window to schedule your appointments will be February 7th-21st. Further detail for the link and password will be sent home. We look forward to seeing you at the end of the month.

Talk about the risks associated with meeting online “friends” in person

Adults should understand that the Internet could be a positive meeting place for children, where they can get to know other young people and make new friends. However, for safety and to avoid unpleasant experiences, it is important that children do not meet strangers they have met online without being accompanied by an adult, friends or others they trust. In any case, the child should always have their parents’ approval first.

Calendar items for February:

February 7       PTA meeting, 10am

February 12     SCC meeting, 4:15pm

February 16     NO School, teacher work day

February 19     NO School

February 27     Books and Bagels, 7:45am

February 28 & March 1 Parent Teacher Conferences

March 1           Early out, 1:55pm

March 2           No School