School News for Nov. 14

School board to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit kpbsd.k12.ak.us. The agenda and packet items are posted on Wednesday afternoon prior to the date of the Board meeting. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to participate at the School Board meetings should contact Debbie Tressler at 907-714-8836 or email dtressler@kpbsd.k12.ak.us no later than three business days before the meeting date. The board will meet:

— Nov. 7

— Dec. 5

— Jan. 16

— Feb. 6

— March 6

— April 3

— May 1 (Seward High School)

— June 5

— June 6 (Planning Session)

Holidays and vacation days scheduled

— Nov. 24-25 – Thanksgiving;

— Dec. 22 – End of second quarter, no school for students;

— Dec. 22 to Jan. 6 – Winter vacation;

— Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day;

— Feb. 9-10 – Parent-teacher conferences, no school for students;

— March 10 – End of third quarter, no school for students;

— March 13-17 – Spring Break;

— May 24 – Last day of school.

Connections Homeschool

Dates To Remember:

Tuesday — Kenai: Open Gym

Today and Tuesday — Safe Sitter Class

Tuesday — Anchorage Symphony Orchestra presents: The Write Stuff (more info below)

Wednesday — Math Tutoring at new Sterling Hwy Kaladi Brothers – 1:00-2:00

Wednesday — Soldotna Office: Battle of the Books for 3rd & 4th Grade at 3:00pm

Thursday — High School Eligibility Due

Nov. 22 — Kenai: Open Gym

Nov. 29 — Kenai: Open Gym

Nov. 30 — Soldotna Office: Battle of the Books for 3rd & 4th Grade at 3:00pm

Nov. 30 — Math Tutoring at new Sterling Hwy Kaladi Brothers – 1:00-2:00

Dec. 1 — Soldotna Connections: Jam Session at Odies 2:30-3:30 (more info below)

Dec. 2 — Homer K-12 Art Show

May 10 — Kenai Fjords Trip in Seward, AK

SENIORS: Need help applying to KPC or UAA? Emily Knight, the KPC recruiter, is holding Application Days. Bring your materials and Emily will be available to help you complete your application. Connections students are welcome to attend any of the following sessions: Today, noon-2:00 p.m. at Kenai Alternative; Tuesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Ninilchik High School.

Connections Jam Session at Odies in Soldotna: Once a month Connections will have an impromptu music jam session for high school students. Thursday, December 1st Connections students are invited to Odies in Soldotna from 2:30-3:30. Bring laptops, homework, music and let’s and jam out while socializing! If you are interested in participating please email Shelli Furlong: sfurlong@kpbsd.org or Carole Nolden: cnolden@kpbsd.org. Mark down December 1st from 2:30-3:30 for next month and we hope to see you there!

Homer Connections First Friday K-12 Art Show: If you are taking an art course this semester: painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, printmaking, digital art; please share your work! This is an opportunity to recognize students with artistic ability in the Connections’ program. Student Art will be displayed for students, parents, and the community members during an Open House from 3-4 p.m. Dec. 2. The deadline for entering artwork is Nov. 29. Appetizers, coffee, and hot cocoa will be provided. Please contact Jake Parrett at jparrett@kpbsd.org or call 226-1880 to reserve a spot. Please include Name/ Grade/ Category when reserving your spot.

IDEA Homeschool

The IDEA Office is located in the Red Diamond Center. Please feel free to drop in any time with homeschooling questions. There is also a library, used curriculum for sale and an extensive resource room.

Events coming up:

Nov. 18 — PAC Meeting from noon -1 at the IDEA Office. This is a time for parents to join together and plan events for families.

Dec. 2 — Application Day for high school seniors. Students will meet at the IDEA Office anytime from 11-2 for help from UA staff to apply to KPC or any school in the UA system. Laptops will be available, but it is recommended for students to bring their own. The cost of the applications will depend on the degree programs that the students choose. The fee for a Certificate or Associate Degree is $40, and the application fee for a Bachelor’s Degree is $50.

Dec. 15 — Winter Celebration at the Soldotna Sports Center. There will be skating from 1-2:45, a student craft sale, STEAM activities and crafts, board games and more. Cost for skating is $6 person, this includes skate rental. Don’t forget a snack to share.

Jan. 12 — Crazy 8’s Math Club is coming. IDEA Families are invited to participate in eight weeks of math activities. Watch for details coming out soon!

Jan. 17 — Performance Night at the IDEA Office. This is time for students to show off anything from music to art to PE. Signups are coming soon.

Jan. 20 — Geo Bee at the IDEA Office. Join IDEA students in grades 4th-8th for the annual Geography Bee. The local event will be at 1:00. The winner will represent IDEA-Kenai at the Alaska State Geography Bee to be held at the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage on March 31, 2017. Any questions? Call Marian Werth at 260-7555.

Feb. 10 — Spelling Bee at the IDEA Office at 1:00. The winner of our local bee will represent IDEA-Kenai at the Alaska State Spelling Bee to be held at the Performing Arts Center in Anchorage on March 31st, 2017. IDEA Families should check the Region K Blog for a list of practice words for the National Spelling Bee. Any questions? Call Marian Werth at 260-7555.

Don’t forget to check out IDEA’s Intentional Math emails! These emails are full of wonderful ways to encourage students in the world of math! Math can be fun! Parents can also post daily math activities on IDEA’s regional Facebook page for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

BookIt! Coupons are available at the IDEA Office. IDEA Families are encouraged to participate in this program where students read for pizza coupons.

Want up to date information on IDEA activities? Check out the Region K Blog at www.ideafamilies.org.

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science

The Life Skill we are focusing on this week is Curiosity: A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one’s world.

Notice the new electronic bulletin board in the entryway. This TV displays all upcoming events and meetings as well as pictures of Kaleidoscope in action.

Wednesday

— National Education Support Professional Day

— 9:15 Yearbook Committee meeting

— Yearbook cover designs are due

— 3:45-5:00 Dance Ensemble Club

Friday

— 5th grade will walk to the creek at 1:30

—Student Council Twin Day

— 4:00 Christmas Drive forms are due to the office.

Winter is here and students need to be prepared to go outside unless the temps are below -10. Please remember to label snow pants, hats, gloves and coats as well as backpacks and lunch boxes.

Mark your Calendar

Nov. 23 – Early release – School ends at 2:10 p.m. Bus transportation will be adjusted by ninety minutes.

Nov. 24-25 – Thanksgiving Holiday – No school.

Nov. 28 – 4:15 APC Meeting

Nov. 29 – 2:30 PTA meeting

Dec. 6 – 7:00 p.m. Holiday Concert at KCHS with 1st-5th graders performing.

Dec. 5-9 – PTA Penguin Patch Store will be open.

Dec. 16 – Family Fun Night- Movie Night

Dec. 22 – Early release

Dec. 23-Jan. 6 — Winter Break No School

Two steps are required each school year to be an approved volunteer. Go to http://kaleidoscope.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/volunteers and click the link to the background check. This may take 2 weeks for approval to be returned. The next link on the page will take you to the Online Volunteer Training. Read and complete the quiz at the end.

Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

Mr. Daniels’s class dissected flowers this week. The goal was to answer the question, “What plant structures are used for reproduction?” They worked in teams to take apart, analyze, and record what they found out about these structures from real plants. There was a brief assessment of their learning at the end of the investigation as well.

Nov. — 18 Bingo for Books

Nov. 23 — Early Release Day

Nov. 24-25 — Thanksgiving Break, no school

Dec. 15 — K-2 Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.at SoHi Auditorium

Dec. 20 — K-Beach Band Concert 6:30 p.m. in K-Beach gym

Kenai Central High

Kenai Central High School is putting on a canned food drive through Dec. 9. Donations will be given to our local community food bank.

Reminder, there is after school study hall for KCHS students. Study hall is in the library 2:30 to 3:30 Monday through Thursday. Teachers are available as well as National Honor Society student tutors during the study hall. This is great opportunity for students to get some extra help with their school work.

Congratulations to the following Band students who were selected, by audition, to perform with the 2016 Alaska All-State Band and Orchestra, Nov. 17-19:

12th grade — Eric Kempf, French Horn, Band; Drake Thomas, Percussion, Band & Orchestra. 11th grade — Raleigh Van Natta, Alto Sax, Band; Eli Heinrich, Trombone, Band. 10th grade — Charly Morton, Bassoon, Band & Orchestra; Brook Satathite, Trombone, Band; Joshua Grosvold, Trombone, Band; Dareena Doyle, Trumpet, Band (Alternate). 9th grade — Trevor Bagley, Tuba, Band & Orchestra; Emily Dunham, Clarinet, Band; Joshua Foster, Bass Clarinet, Band; Ginni Orth, Flute, Band; Emily Dunham Clarinet Band (Alternate).

Nov. 17-19 — All State Music

Nov. 17-19 — Hockey at Homer End of the Road Tournament

Nov. 19 — Wrestling Quad (Home) 11:00

Nov. 22 — Hockey at SOHI 7:00

Nov. 23 — Nordic Ski at SOHI Turkey Skate

Nov. 30 — First Day of Basketball and Cheerleading

Mountain View Elementary

The winter concert for 4th and 5th grade students and 5th grade band students will be on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Renee C. Henderson auditorium at KCHS.

Nov. 23 is an early release day for students. Students being picked up will be dismissed at 1:50 p.m. and all other students will be dismissed at 1:55 p.m.

There will be no school Nov. 24-25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nikiski Middle-High

Congratulations to the Nikiski High School Volleyball team who captured the South Central Conference Championship Title. They moved on to the State Tournament held at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

Tuesday

— Middle School Basketball at Skyview, 3:00 p.m.

Thursday

— High School Wrestling at Nikiski – Senior Night!

— All State Choir

Friday

— Middle School Dance, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in the NHS Commons. $3 per student, 7th and 8th grade NMHS students only.

— All State Choir

— Fundraiser for High School Girls and Boys Basketball: Food, Games and Guns at the Nikiski Recreation Center from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Food — $5 admission buys all-you-can-eat tacos, dessert and juice. Guns — One winner per round, multiple rounds, cash only, odds 1/100 or better! Games — Fun games and prizes for the kids.

Saturday

— High School Wrestling at Kenai Quad

— All State Choir

Next Week:

Nov. 23 — Early Release

Nov. 24-25 – Thanksgiving Holiday, no school!

Nikiski North Star Elementary

This is the last week to order cinnamon rolls from Mrs. Heath’s third graders. Her class will be busy baking rolls today through Friday. The cost is $1.50 each, $9 for six or $18 for a dozen. Orders will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Thank you for supporting the third grade field trip to the SeaLife Center in Seward.

Today is the beginning of the NNS canned and non-perishable food drive to help the Nikiski food pantry. Some of the items needed are: canned meats, peanut butter, rice, spaghetti sauce, soups, jelly, grains, dried beans, pasta, infant formula, and canned fruits and vegetables. Donations will be accepted in the lobby of the school through Dec. 5.

Tuesday is Math Family Night at NNS. It will be held in the gym beginning at 6:00 p.m. Please call the school office at 776-2600 for more information.

Friday is Junior Achievement Day. NNS will host fifteen local business volunteers to help teach the Kindergarteners through fifth graders about economics. Thank you to each volunteer for taking time out of their day to mentor the students.

Redoubt Elementary

Foodbank Fundraiser — Redoubt’s Canstruction project is underway. Students are asked to bring non-perishable food items to school between Nov. 1 and Nov. 17. All food items collected will be donated to the Soldotna Food Bank.

Helping Redoubt Families — Does your family need help this holiday season? Complete the form on the back of Redoubt’s weekly newsletter and return it to Mr. Withrow by Dec. 2. Please call the school office if you have questions regarding this program.

Box Top Winners — congratulations to Beauden Sandahl, Faith Vanlandingham and Ever Udelhoven. Keep turning in those box tops for education and weekly prize drawings.

Mark your calendar:

Tuesday – PTA Meeting – 3:45pm

Wednesday – Site Council Meeting 4:00pm

Nov. 23 – Early Release Day – 1:45pm

Nov. 24-25 – No school, Thanksgiving Vacation

Skyview Middle

Today – Skyview Site Council Meeting at Skyview Middle School, 3:30 p.m.

Basketball Schedule this week:

Tuesday – Skyview 7th Girls vs. Nikiski at Skyview, 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday – Skyview 7th Boys vs. Nikiski at Skyview, 4:30 p.m.

Friday – Skyview 7th Girls vs. Homer at Homer, 3:30 p.m.

Friday – Skyview 7th Boys vs. Homer at Homer, 5:00 p.m.

Friday – Skyview B Boys vs. Homer B at Homer, 3:30 p.m.

Friday – Skyview B Girls vs. Homer B at Homer, 5:00 p.m.

Panther Student Council is sponsoring a Penny Drive to benefit Skyview neighbors in need. The penny drive will run from Tuesday through Nov. 21. There will be collection jars on the front office counter – one for 7th grade, one for 8th grade. Pennies add up for each grade’s score. Silver/bills subtract from that grade’s score. Sabotaging the other grade by adding silver or bills to their jar is encouraged. Please contact Mrs. Pothast with questions.

Are you a 7th or 8th grade Skyview student interested in joining the ski team? If so, please attend the preseason meeting on Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the library.

The Skyview Angel Tree is located in the school commons. If you would like to help a Skyview Middle School student in need, please stop by to select a card from the tree. All items purchased need to be returned to the front office by Monday, December 5.

Skyview Middle School Quarter 1 Honor Roll

4.0 – Erika Arthur, Ashlyn Asp, Madelyn Barkman, Hailey Blischke, Margie Brown, Zachary Burns, Morgan Chace, Molly Cook, Aidan Culver, Olivia Davis, Katherine Delker, Ethan Evans, Carson Fischer, Ryder Giesler, Kaytee Hackett, Cassidy King, Catherine Kline, Sierra Kuntz, Nicholas McConnell, Jose Montague, Joshua Pieh, Abby Rdeck, Kristina Spies, Grace Wahl, Trenton Boots, Katharine Bramante, Rhys Cannava, Anna Chadburn, Quinten Cox, Chloe Cullen, Carson Dement, Montana Fischer, Naomi Frederickson, Caleigh Glassmaker, Justin Hansen, Noah Harper, Kaidence Harvey, Blaine Hayes, Gabrielle Lane, Josephine Moore, Bethany Richmond, Jordan Ruffner, Jordan Strausbaugh, Isabella Valenzuela, Lainey Wattam, Jolie Widaman, Aleena Zenner

3.9 to 3.0 – Malcolm Adams, Austin Adlam, Ashlee Anderson, Saiyan Baker, Gage Baktuit, Oliver Barnes, Emily Barto, Rikki Basson, Adison Beck, Jacob Belger, Lia Benner, Evan Bergevin, Brier Books, Foster Boze, Hannah Braden, Emma Brantley, Heidi Brendtro, Ellie Burns, Aldon Burns, Louisa Burton, Ashlee Byers, Taylor Bynum, Micha Campbell, Gracie Carpenter, Katelyn Carson, Korbin Carter, Tracen Caston, James Childers, Brandon Christenson, Maddison Collinson, Wyatt Conner, Christopher Conner, Lincoln Conner, Jayla Conrad, Zachary Conrad, Logan Cotton, Tyler Cox, Elisha Cravens, Drysta Crosby Schneider, Dylan Dahlgren, Ivy Daly, Dylan Davidhizar, Gage Davis, Shraddha Davis, River Dawson, Tessa Dearmore, Jacob Dimick, Rozilynn Dobson, Seraiah Dorman, Nathaniel Downs, Brandon Ducker, Eva Maye Dunn, Erika Eberhard, Tristan Edmondson, Taylor Edwards, Aubrie Ehret, Etta Ekolook, Timothy Elder, Mackenzie Elsey, Austin Escott, Tigerlily Evins, Kaylee Fann, Michael Felger, Pierce Felix Hughes, Autumn Fischer, Dawson Fox, Cheyenne Friedersdorff, Abbie Fullenwider, Brayden Gagnon, Atticus Gibson, Matthew Gist, Hanna Giugler, Felicity Giver, Alexis Gomes, Kegan Gottlob, Katherine Gross, Ava Grossl, Gavin Haakenson, Gwendolyn Hagelund, Adarra Hagelund, Rhiley Halverson, William Hamby, Elizabeth Harju Romey, Kate Harris, Liam Hartman, Cole Hawkins, Paige Hegwer, Austin Hemphill, Jordan Henley, Joshua Hieber, Maya Hilson, Emily Hinz, Tyler Hoagland, Haylee Hodge, Dylan Hogue, William Hoover, Alana Houser, Angel Howlett, Thomas Hudson, Angel Iraheta Sorto, Gideon Jackson, Joshua Jelliff, Nathanael Johnson, Chloe Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Riley Johnson, Harley Johnson, Macayla Jones, Ashton Jones, Spencer Kapp, Cayden Kelly, Cody Kelly, Jaron Kenner, Jessica Kimes, Taylor King, Jamie Klepinger, Kati Koch, Christian Kuczmarski, Elyse Ledda, Brittany Lewis, ReeLynn Lisenby, Jaala Lopez, Loretta Maal, Cesar Mariscal, Claudia Martinez, Kaden Matson, Grace McElroy, Lila McKay, Kyrie Medina, Alexis Melvin, Ysabelle Meyer Soyangco, Nathaniel Mickel, Ian Miller, Melanie Misner, Taylor Morse, Anchor Musgrave, Trenton Newman, Jerrod Oberts, Elora Olson, Trenton O’Reagan, Adam Osborn, Nadia Padilla Reaume, Snowy Pannell, Denize Pannick Pootjes, Brock Poe, Zachary Renner, Faina Reutov, Emelian Reutov, Sarah Rice, Giovanni Rigutto, Ricardo Rincon, Isabella Rodriguez, Maxwell Rogers, Gabriella Rogers, Kendra Rolenc, Makenzie Rolenc, JD Schmenzenbach, Macie Schroeder Dalebout, Jordan Schwartz, Zekarias Schwartz, Ayden See, Kaidence Shaeffer, Logan Shane, Deanna Shepard, Suifou Silva, Tristin Sipes, Carys Slemp, DeMorris Smith, Zachary Soby, Kelar Sooter, Jordan Spies, Kaidan Spies, Ashton Stonecipher, Cole Stubblefield, Carly Sturman, Dennis Taylor, Isabella Tough, Summer Tugan, Atlee Turner, Kaden Vanderwall, Hosanna VanHout, Rayna Varney, Tyra Vix, Kaytlynn Walden, Dominic Wendell, Reece Wick, Sarina Wilkinson, Aiden Willets, Anna Williams, Brock Wilson, Ethan Yeager, Rusty Zufelt

 

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Tuesday — Parent PACK Meeting 3:45 p.m. in the Library

Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break

School News:

Kvamme’s school store is open on Wednesday mornings before school. Students can purchase pencils, pens, folders, pencil holders and much more!

Colder weather is here! Please be sure to send students with appropriate cold weather attire.

Soldotna Elementary

SoHi Prom is April 1, 2017.

Graduation is May 22, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Sports Center.

Soldotna High School is collecting gently used formal dresses, shoes, and accessories for Cinderella’s Closet 2017. This is a program which helps ALL area high school ladies with free prom dresses, shoes, and accessories. We have helped over 500 ladies in the past 7 years. We are taking donations of prom dresses, shoes, and accessories. All sizes dresses are welcome, however we are in particular need of dresses in size 12 to 18. These items can be dropped off to the main office at Soldotna High School between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Since the donations are made to a school, tax donation forms can be issued by SoHi upon request. If you have any questions, please email epokryfky@kpbsd.org for more info. Thanks for helping the young ladies of the Kenai Peninsula!

Volunteers are also needed to help with the December Staff Appreciation luncheons at SoHi on Dec. 7 and at SoPrep on Dec. 15. Please email Sheilah-Margaret Pothast at agr8fulmom@hotmail.com with “PTSA” in the subject line if you can assist Beth with either of these events.

The SoHi SkillsUSA chapter is having a fund raiser selling rural mail boxes. Contact Advisor Mr. Gordon at 260-7000 for more information.

The Girls Basketball team will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday. What Women Want is a shopping expo that is free, open to the public, and includes over 40 vendors and local businesses. The kid’s jump zone for this event is sponsored by Jumpin’ Junction.

Mr. Gordon is collecting Baby and Senior pictures for the Graduation Slide show. Turn in no more than one of each. Dec. 2 is the due date for all pictures to be turned in. We will also be collecting video highlights from the various extra-curricular events throughout the year. Due date for the video highlights will be April 21, 2017 but please turn them into Mr. Gordon immediately after the events if possible. Pictures and video clips can be sent by email to dgordon@kpbsd.k12.ak.us. Pictures and video clips turned in after the above dates will not be included in the Graduation Senior Video/slide show.

Soldotna Stars Letterman Jackets are available to order at www.neffco.com. Click on Varsity Jackets, find our school by State, select Soldotna High School, starting at $149 you can personalize it anyway you would like. Any questions contact Heather Parkki, 907-260-7022. Makes a great Christmas gift!

The afterschool tutoring buses leave at 4:15. You must be on the route list to ride the bus. See Ms. Wear or Ms. Bartman in the library to find out more information and/or get on the bus list. You can also email them at twear@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or call 260-7036.

Soldotna Prep

Volunteers are needed to help with the December Staff Appreciation luncheons at SoHi on Dec. 7 and at SoPrep on Dec. 15. Please email Sheilah-Margaret Pothast at agr8fulmom@hotmail.com with “PTSA” in the subject line if you can assist Beth with either of these events.

Robotic Club meets Monday and Wednesday from 2:30 – 5:00 in Room 19 and Thursdays from 5-7 p.m.

After School Tutoring Monday and Wednesday 2:30 – 3:30 in Room 10 and Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 30.

Please visit Soldotna Prep School Page for important information http://soldotnaprep.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/home/

Soldotna Prep Honor Roll First Quarter 2017

4.00 GPA — Whitney Benson, Cameron Blackwell, Galen Brantley, Autumn Chumley, Ray Chumley, Eve Downing, Esther Frederickson, Destiny Hoffman, Alexandra Juliussen, Bryan Kingrey, Janna Krieger, Bailey Leach, Jacob McConnell, Kylie Ness, Camron Presley

3.50 – 3.99 GPA — Mackinley Baxter, Brooke Belluomini, Ryann Cannava, Timothy Cashman, Payton Diehl, Casey Earll, Kilei England, Faith Glassmaker, Sara Hinz, Kianna Holland, Anya Hondel, Madylin Kessler, Trayce Lyon, Matthew Martinelli, Ashley McDonald, Wyatt Medcoff, Kobe Miller, Simon Montague, Romia Pritchett, Mekhai Rich, Brace Rosin, Jersey Truesdell, Riley Vickaryous, Bradley Walters, Alyssa Wilkinson Brayde Wolfe

3.00 – 3.49 GPA — George Carpenter, Lance Chilton, Catherine Conner, Kathryn Creglow, Wyatt Dement, Elena Dimitrovski, Savannah Eberhard, Christopher Edelman, Zachary Hanson, John Harris, Holland Jaime, Cameron Johnson, Jacey Kosto, Braden Lemm, Parker Lockwood, Hudson Metcalf, Sarah Mickelson, Journey Miller, Robert Mize, Serena Moore, Tyler Morrison, Seth Payment, Louis Redmon, Brody Reger, Morgan Reynolds, Olivia Schwenk, Sha’uri Shockley, Elizabeth Siemion, Bailey Smith, Monique Spiers, Mia Stewart, Nathaniel Stigall, Tanner Ussing, Mollee Verba, Trenton Walden, Marina Walton, Lindsay Ward, Madison West, Arieona Woodard, Amanda Wylie, Zachariah Zeigler

Sterling Elementary

Our 21 Day Kindness Challenge started on Nov. 1! We had our kick-off assembly with special guests and guest speakers! Our Student Kindness Ambassadors did an amazing job!! Everyone in our school is challenged to do 5 acts of kindness every day for 21 days!

November 14-18: Kindness Matters School Spirit Week

— Monday – Dream of kindness – Pajama/ Comfy clothes day

— Tuesday – Be crazy about kindness – Crazy hair / Crazy socks day

— Wednesday – It’s cool to be kind – Wear your sunglasses day

— Thursday – Peace, love and kindness – Dress in 70s attire

— Friday – We “mustache” you to be kind to others – Wear your moustaches day

Nov. 23 — Early Release In-Service – Students out at 2:05 p.m.

Nov. 23 — Sterling’s Annual Family Day with Soup Lunch for sale for $4 for adults. This is a fundraiser for the 6th grade end of the year field trip! More details to come!

Nov. 24-25 No School – Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec. 1 — 21 Day Kindness Challenge Final Celebration! (More details to come!)

Thank you for the kindness that you show to each other every day! Sterling Elementary is proud to be sharing in this kindness!

Tustumena Elementary

Nov. 15 — PTO Meeting, 4 p.m.

Nov. 18 — BINGO, 6-8 p.m.

Nov. 21 — Lynx Track to Ninilchik Pool, Mrs. Hopkins’ Class

Nov. 23 — Early Release, 2:05 p.m.

Nov. 24-25 — Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 28 — Site Council Meeting, 4 p.m.

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