April 2019 Eagle's Nest

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April 2019 Newsletter

April Upcoming Events:

4/1 to 4/5 SPRING BREAK  -  NO SCHOOL
4/8 SCHOOL RESUMES
4/8 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
4/10 to 4/12 5th Grade Students at CISPUS
4/10 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
4/12 Math For Life Maps Due
4/15 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
4/16 Global Heat Assembly  -  9:55am to 10:40am
4/17 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
4/18 Class Pictures
4/22 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
4/24 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
4/29 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
4/29 Olympia Junior Programs – 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades      The Phantom Tollbooth
4/30 Second Step All Star Assembly @ 2:30pm

Olympia School District – Teacher of the Year!
LP Brown’s very own Reading Intervention Specialist/Teacher, Mrs. Devin Alexander, was voted on and named the OSD Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Alexander has been teaching at LP Brown since 2006.  If you see her in the halls, make sure you congratulate her.


OLYMPIA JUNIOR PROGRAMS
The following is the schedule for our students to attend the Olympia Junior Programs at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts.  Students will depart the school about 30 minutes prior to the show times and will arrive back at LP Brown approximately two hours later.  Please schedule appointments for after school time on these day.  Thank you.
Monday, April 29th 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades The Phantom Tollbooth

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Kindergarten registration opened Monday, March 4th.  If you have younger children, or have friends or neighbors that have children that will be starting kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year, please share this information with them.  Registration packets will be available in the LP Brown office.

CISPUS 
CISPUS is almost here!  Our 5th grade students will be attending Outdoor School at CISPUS Environmental Center in Randle, WA.,  April 10th, 11, and 12th.  This is a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday trip.  The Center has been developed specifically for students’ environmental studies and has excellent facilities for both study and research.  The cost is $150 per student.  If you need to make payments or need financial assistance, please contact Beth in the office.  If your student needs to take a prescription or over-the-counter medicine, the medicine AND doctors permission form need to be turned in ASAP, but will not be accepted past March 27th.

CISPUS MEDICATIONS
All over the counter and prescribed medications your student will need while at CISPUS require a Medication Authorization Form from your medical provider. Ibuprofen, Benadryl, Melatonin and daily allergy medication all apply. A provider order is no longer required for sunscreen. If your student already has medication orders at school you do NOT need a new order for CISPUS. Please contact the nurse to have the forms sent home. 360-596-6808 or jfulling@osd.wednet.edu. 

SPRING BREAK
Enjoy your Spring Break from Monday, April 1st through Friday, April 5th.  We look forward to seeing your kids refreshed and renewed on Monday, April 8th.


Free Parenting Workshop
The Olympia School District is offering a free (K-5) parenting workshop with Candyce Lund Bollinger.  Bollinger is a parent educator and private parenting counselor in Washington State and has been practicing for more than 35 years.  The Tuesday, May 14th workshop is designed to help parents understand anger, as well as learn tools to manage anger in themselves and their children.
Time:  6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location:  Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA)  2400 15th Ave. SE, Olympia,   WA   
Tuesday, May 14th

Building Blocks For Success – Promoting Kindergarten Readiness
This event ( Raising a Mathematician ) is for families with children age 4 to 5.  Children work to identify and name 2-D and 3-D shapes seen in the child’s environment.  They also play games that teach spatial words such as “above, below, next to, under, between).  Childcare available for children ages 3-10.  This community event is being held at Garfield Elementary School (325 Plymouth Street NW, Olympia) on April 15th from 6pm to 7:30pm.                                   Registration:    bit.ly/2019BuildingBlocks

SPRING TESTING
MAP Testing begins in April, and  Smarter Balance Testing begins in May.  Specific times and dates to be announced.  Please make sure your students are well rested and have a healthy breakfast and snacks for the day.  

Science Fair
Save the Date!  The LP Brown Science Fair will be Friday, June 7th.

HELP BEAUTIFY LP Brown 
Volunteers are needed to beautify the school.  Join us on April 27th from 9:00am to noon to spruce up LP Brown.  Bring your gardening tools and gloves and help tackle around the flag pole and in the back of the school.  See attached flyer.
Upcoming Events:
May 1st Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
May 2nd Kindergarten Orientation @ 6pm
May 3rd Boys & Girls Club Closed (@ JMS)
May 6th Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
May 7th PTO Meeting @ 7pm in the LP Brown Library
May 8th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
May 9th 3rd Grade Students to Ballet NW       9:30am-11:00am
May 13th Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
May 14th Free Parenting Class at ORLA  6:30-8:30    -   Anger in Children
May 15th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
May 20th Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
May 22nd 3rd Grade to DIRTWORKS
May 22nd Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
May 27th MEMORIAL DAY – NO SCHOOL
May 29th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
May 30th Second Step All Star Assembly @ 1:10pm
May Teacher Appreciation Month

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