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Monday Minute 3.14.2022

Dear Parents,

Last week we enjoyed Quidditch matches, Honeydukes store, and freed some house elves by donating new pairs of socks.  We’ll continue that this next week as well.  Students are working on getting their reading minutes to add to their house points.  We love the fun focus on literacy this month!

 

Wolfpack- Elementary Track

Gather your friends and come have fun at track!

100m, 400m, 1600m, 4x400m Relay, Javelin, Long Jump

For Kindergarten-6th grade. Practice starts the week of April 18th. Practice will be Tuesday/Thursday 3:00-4:00 at Silver Mesa. Meets will be May 7th and 27th. Sign up here

 

Not sure? Join us for a free elementary track and field event

March 26th 10:00-11:30 am

Learn the basics of track & field in the

RUN JUMP THROW CLINIC

with Guest Olympic athletes in Attendance

Sprints, relays, agility, jumping, throwing

Please pre-register here

 

Contact head coach Ashley Backman for questions ahbackman@gmail.com

 

Kindness Is Cool

Here are some more examples of kindness happening at our school these past couple of weeks.  We have the best students!

Becky Wallenberg (4th grade) – putting down chairs without being asked

Anderson Ortiz Cante (4th grade) –  always looking for ways to help his friends and classmates

Jagger Delaney (3rd grade) – helping other students with computer problems

Coulsen Baer (2nd grade) cleaning up all the equipment outside for other students

Eliana Dakis (Kindergarten) letting a new 5th grade buddy play a game with her

Jos Johnson (2nd grade) – gave a classmate a pencil and marker so they did not lose a stamp

Angel Beltran (5th grade) – being kind and respectful to everyone

Bentley Cox (5th grade) – helping a classmate with the tricky task of clipping papers to the board with a magnet

Cache McIver (1st grade) – trading cereal with a friend to make him happy

Bridger Mendenhall (2nd grade) – gave his whiteboard marker to a classmate who lost his

 

School Website:  https://silvermesa.canyonsdistrict.org/

Instagram:  silvermesa_eagles

Parent Volunteer application link:  https://volunteer.canyonsdistrict.org/volunteersystem/volunteer/

Lunch Menus:   https://canyonsdistrict.nutrislice.com/menu/silver-mesa/lunch/2022-03-01

 

 

PTA News

Book Fair- March 23rd-29th 

Breakfast and Books March 23rd 7:30-8:15 am

Sign up here to volunteer at the book fair. Each volunteer gets $5 Scholastic Cash!

Literacy Month

We had a great first week at Silver Mesa School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!  Our first Reading Minutes are due Monday.  This is a green sheet in your student packet.  Reading minutes turned in earn points for your child’s house.

We still need help with Quidditch (all week–LAST week), the Owlery (Thursday) and Honeydukes 2nd shift Thursday.  Click here to sign up.  If we want this fun tradition to continue at Silver Mesa, it will be helpful to have parents learn how different parts of this month run, so that it CAN continue when some of the founding members “graduate.”

We also need help at Literacy Night We have spots for Silver Mesa Alumni to come serve as “prefects” at our Study Hall.  We’d love to have back some former SM students to help out! 

Last but not least, a clarification: Student Council’s sock fundraiser is for CLEAN, NEW pairs of socks.  Although dirty old socks might free house elves, clean, new socks are needed for Midvale’s Road Home.  5 points are awarded per each pair of socks!

 

Upcoming Dates

March 18th—Spring Pictures

March 23rd-29th—Book Fair

March 25th—Remote Learning Day

March 29th—Literacy Night

April 4th-8th—Spring Break

 

 

Have a great day! 

 

Julie Fielding, Principal

Silver Mesa Elementary

 

 

Maturation Programs for 5th grade—3 dates left

To ensure fifth-grade students and their parents are able to take advantage of Canyons District’s popular maturation program, eight presentations have been scheduled through the month of March at four locations. The aim with this program is to provide consistent, sensitive and approved health and maturation instruction districtwide. All girls and boys presentations are conducted by Carrie Ann Kemp, a popular professional speaker who has been educating and entertaining young audiences, and their parents, for more than 20 years. Families may attend the presentation that best fits their schedule. Parents are advised to leave younger siblings at home.  A schedule of dates and locations is at the end of this email.

2022 Maturation Program Schedule for 5th graders

Indian Hills Middle

Wednesday, March 16 — Girls Program, 7-8 p.m. 

Thursday, March 17 — Boys Program, 7-8 p.m. 

 

Butler Middle

Wednesday, March 23 — Boys Program, 7-8 p.m. 

Thursday, March 24 — Girls Program, 7-8 p.m. 

 

Union Middle

Wednesday, March 30 — Boys Program, 7-8 p.m. 

Thursday, March 31 — Girls Program, 7-8 p.m.

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