May 2019 Eagle's Nest

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May 2019 Newsletter

MAY Upcoming Events:
5/1 Jefferson MS to Visit 5th Grade Classes
5/1 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
5/2 Kindergarten Orientation @ 6:00pm
5/6 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
5/7 PTO Meeting @ 7:00pm
5/8 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
5/9 3rd Grade Field Trip to Ballet NW
5/13 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
5/14 Parenting Class – Anger in Children   @ 6:30pm  at ORLA
5/15 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
5/20 Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
5/21 5th Avenue Theater’s NW Bookshelf Assembly @ 2:00pm
5/22 3rd Grade Field Trip to DirtWorks @ 9:20am
5/22 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
5/27 Memorial Day – No School
5/29 Wednesday Early Release @ 2:37pm
5/30 Second Step All Star Assembly @ 1:10pm


NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION
Kindergarten registration and registration for grades 1-5 for the 2019-2020 school year has begun.  Please bring your child’s proof of residency (current utility bill), birth certificate, and updated immunizations.  If you have friends or neighbors that have school age children, please share this information with them.  Registration packets will be available in the LP Brown office.

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

SPRING TESTING
MAP Testing took place in April, and  Smarter Balance Testing begins in May.  Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be taking the SBAC Standardized Test.  Testing will take place during the weeks of:  May 14th through May 31st, with makeup testing taking place the week of June 3rd.  The schedule is as follows:

May 14th – May 16th ELA Performance Task
May 21st – May 22nd ELA Computer Adaptive Test
May 23rd Science (5th Grade Only)
May 28th – May 29th Math Computer Adaptive Test
May 30th Math Performance Test

Make up testing will be May 31st, and June 3rd through June 7th.   Students are allowed to have gum during testing time (during testing time only).  Please make sure your students are well rested (ideally 9 to 10 hours of sleep) and have a healthy breakfast and snacks for the day.  They may also bring headphones from home if they find them more comfortable.  Please try not to schedule doctor, dental, etc. appointments during testing.  

SPRING CONCERT
Kindergarten through 5th grade music classes will be performing June 6th at 10:00am.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

PAYING FEES/FINES/FIELD TRIPS ONLINE
Did you know that you can pay for your student’s fees, fines, and field trips using a credit card online?  Just follow these simple steps:
Log onto Skyward Family Access
Click the "District Links" icon in the far upper right corner of the screen
Drop down to "Online Payments"
This will take them to the Online Payment Portal.  Sign in with your Skyward login and password
Click "Pay Fines & Fees"

STUDENT MEAL BALANCES
End of the school year is fast approaching. Do you know your child's lunch account balance? All negative balances need to be paid in full by the end of the school year.

LOST & FOUND
Our racks are full; please check our lost and found for any missing items. We will be donating the left over items to The Little Red School House on Friday, June 21st .

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

MEMORIAL DAY
There is no school Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day.

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP PARENT NIGHT
Join us on Monday, June 3rd at 6:30pm in the LP Brown Library to join in on a conversation about technology and social media use.  Childcare will be available in the cafeteria, pay by donation.
PTO
The LP Brown PTO is welcoming nominations for the following 2019-2020 Board positions:
President
Vice President (can be co-chaired)
Secretary
If you’re interested in those, or a committee position, contact the current Board at:
 l.p.brownelementarypto@gmail.com

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
After adjustments due to snow days, the last day of school is Friday, June 21st (assuming there are no other school closures).  We will release at 12:10pm.

Upcoming Events:
June 3rd Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes
June 3rd Digital Citizenship Parent Night @ 6:30pm
June 4th Kindergarten & 1st Grade Field Trip to the Zoo
June 5th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
June 6th Spring Concert Choral
June 7th Science Fair
June 7th Boys & Girls Club Closed (@ JMS)
June 10th Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
June 11th 2nd Grade Field Trip to HOCM
June 12th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
June 17th Field Day 
June 17th Monday Morning Coffee with Mrs. Hayes @ 9:20am
June 18th 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony
June 19th Wednesday Early Release at 2:37pm
June 21st Kindergarten Celebration
June 21st Last Day of School!!!

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