All-School Weekly Note

Welcome back from Spring Break!

Dismissal Updates: Now that the spring term of after school activities is beginning, please make sure that you have sent in any updates to your child(ren)'s dismissal plans. Email [email protected] with any changes.  

From the School Nurse: Health screenings for growth, vision, hearing and scoliosis are beginning for children in grades K-8.  If the results indicate any potential need for follow-up, an email will be sent to families.

School Closed: Friday, April 17, is a Professional Development Day. There will be a Special ASEP Program.

RESCHEDULED: The Student Council's Earth Day Celebration is now scheduled for Friday, April 24, from 3:00 to 5pm. And we will be set up in the Lombard Street yard.  

THANK YOU: Thank you to everyone who made a gift to the Annual Fund during our Come & Give It campaign on conference days.  If you haven't made a gift yet, you can donate below!

Save the dates: The last few months of the school year are especially jam-packed that we won't be able to list them all here. Please check the school calendar - and the blog - regularly to make sure you don't miss anything!  

Crazy Hat, Hair, & Pajamas Day:  The Student Council is excited to announce that Crazy Hat, Hair, and Pajama Day is Monday, April 20, ALL DAY! Students are welcome to wear their pajamas to school – but NO slippers, please (for safety reasons). And they may wear silly hats and strange hairdos!  Classroom teachers will be sending home more information.  

April Birthday Breakfast: Students in grades 1-8 are invited to stop by the Multipurpose Room for a celebratory breakfast on Friday, April 24, from 8 to 8:30am.

The Tempest – The Video: Here is your chance to see the film version of the 8th grade's production of the bard's The Tempest.

Move-up Meetings: Each spring we hold move-up meetings for parents whose children are moving from one unit to another or from one "stand-alone" grade to another. Mark your calendars for 5-6pm on

  • Tuesday, April 28, Parent Meeting for students entering 1st and 3rd grades
  • Tuesday, May 5, Parent Meeting for students entering Kindergarten & 4th grade 
  • Thursday, May 7, Parent Meeting for students entering 6th, 7th, & 8th grades

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