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Conferences will be held in the evenings in February. Wednesday the 6
2:30p-6:30p, Thursdaythe 7
4:00p-6:00p, Tuesday the 12
4:00p-6:00p and Wednesday the 13
2:30p-6:30p. This is agreat time to communicate about student progress and expectations for our third trimester.
Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)
Our third, fourth and fifth grade students will be tested in reading, writing and math, and fifth grade will also betested in science. The testing window will be from March 11
through March 29
. Third grade will also betesting in Reading February 27
and February 28
. As you can see, it will be a very busy time and weappreciate your efforts to schedule any appointments or trips outside of the testing time.
Our Spirit Day this month will be on Friday the 8
when we wear neon colors!
Thank you for bringing in your Morning Fresh Dairy caps, the school has raised $100 in proceeds sofar this year!
Box Tops Update
Great job, everyone! On January 7, 2013, we received a check from Box Tops For Education®for $1,113.80.We can use this money to buy whatever our school needs. This year we plan to help with additional classroommaterials. Our goal for the year is $2,000
.00, so we’re doing great! Keep the Box Tops coming in as we will be
submitting again March 1st and receive a second check in April. Many thanks to all who are participating.
Together we’re ensuring our kids’ success! Look for the Box Tops collection work
sheet at the end of thisNewsletter to print. Remember to send all clipped Box Tops and finished collection sheets back to school inyour child's folder or drop them off in the VITAL Room.Thank you for all your support with earning money for our school! Jessica Mazzei & Melissa Tychsen
Summer Bridge Workbooks
We will have order forms available at conferences for parents who would like to purchase Summer Bridgeworkbooks. These are a wonderful tool to help students work on their math and writing skills during thesummer break.
How About This Weather!
Wow!! We have had quite variable weather this winter! Please make certain that your child/children dressappropriately for the changing temperatures and snow. We want students to be able to go outside, as theweather permits, but they must be dressed warmly enough for them to be safe and comfortable.
Just a reminder to call our attendance line 613-
7590 to report your child’s absence. You can call this
number to leave a message any time during the day or night. We need a message each day that your child is out andthe reason for the absence. Also, if your child will be tardy and would like a hot lunch, please call and leave amessage on the attendance line before 9:00am. Thank you!!
District Spelling Bee
Berthoud Elementary will be represented on February 2, 2013 at the Thompson School DistrictElementary Bee by the following students: Adrian Reghitto, Gunnar Hudson, Calli Taylor, SaquoraGlasser, Ellie Yuska, Jeromiah Lewis, Alana Hymel, Chloe Lowery, Issy Condon, Sierra Wallace,Taylor Whittet, Sarah Kouns, and Emily Cavey. They earned the highest scores on a written test inorder to qualify and will complete a 50 words written test to begin the bee. Those who qualify will move on toan oral round later that morning. The Bee will be held at Walt Clark Middle School.