Here are a couple of announcements for you:
1) There is Science Olympiad opportunity at ESU #3 on Nov. 5th. If your child is interested in attending, please go to http://tinyurl.com/scienceolympiad13 and sign up. We are only able to take 16 students in grades 4-6, so we will be randomly drawing students on Oct. 29th. You will be notified if your child’s name is drawn.
2) Classroom spelling bees will be held this week in grades 4-6. The students will be taking a written exam consisting of 20 words. These will be scored and the top 12-15 students will be asked to participate in the school bee. Oakdale’s Bee will be held on November 6th at 9:15. Prairie Lane’s Bee will be November 11th at 1:30. Swason’s Bee is on November 14th at 9:15. Family members of the contestants are welcome to attend. Those students participating in the school level bee will be given practice materials.
3) Fourth grade EY students will take a written math exam this week to determine the top 24 students that will attend the Marrs Magnet Math Competition. When those students have been determined, they will be given some practice materials to use. The Marrs Competition is on Monday, Nov. 18, there will be more information coming for those that are selected to attend.
4) Sixth grade EY students will do a mini math contest this week to determine the teams that will attend the McMillian Math Competition. When those students have been determined, I will give practice materials. The Marrs Competition is on Thursday, Nov. 7. There will be more information coming for those that are selected to attend.
That is all for right now! Please let me know if you have questions or concerns. Thanks!