Crossroads Charter Academy Elementary Newsletter Cougar Mews October 18, 2012 Kendall Schroeder215 N. State St., Big Rapids, Michigan Elementary PrincipalPhone: 231.796.6589 www.ccabr.org On the Calendar The extra curricular Monday, October 22 5th/6th Grade Musical Rehearsal 3:30-4:30pm musical, Treasure 5th/6th Girls Volleyball vs. St. Ann Cadillac Island for 5th & 6th graders will be held Wednesday, October 24 on Thursday, 5th/6th Grade Musical Rehearsal 3:30-4:30pm October 25th at Tae Kwon Do 4:00-5:00pm 7:00pm in the CCA Thursday, October 25 Auditorium. Please Elementary Picture Day (Free Out of Uniform) come support our 5th/6th Grade Musical Dress Rehearsal 9:00am 5th/6th Girls Volleyball Practice 3:30-4:30pm upper elementary 5th/6th Grade Musical 7:00pm CCA Auditorium actors! Friday, October 26 PTO Treat Day $0.50 each 6th Grade Market Day 2:30pm Munch a Lunch! Elementary Picture Mon..... Nachos w/Meat & Cheese OR Cheeseburger Tues..... Chicken Nuggets OR Corn Dog Day Wed..... Chef Salad OR Pizza Pocket Thur.... Fish Nuggets OR Yogurt & Muffin Thursday Fri....... BBQ Chicken Pizza OR Chicken Patty Sandwich October 25th Healthy choice: Grilled Chicken Patty Alternative: Fruit & Veggie Bar Comedy & Magic Show With Gil Scott For Mothers & Sons October 20th at 6pm Orders will be delivered to the school on CCA Auditorium October 25th and need to be picked up that day.
The Middle Schooland High SchoolBand Students areselling Key Cardsfor $15.00 each.There are a lot ofgreat offers on thecards. To see avender listing go to Students across the state of Michigan in 3 rd through 6th grade will be taking the MEAP tests starting next week from October 9 through October 25. You may find the following information helpful. • Students in the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades will be tested in reading and math. Fourth graders will also bewww.pvkeycard.com . assessed in writing as well as 5 th graders in science and 6th graders in social studies.If you would like to purchase one contact a • All MEAP tests are un-timed. Your child will be given as much time as necessary to complete each test.band member or Mrs. Mitchell. • On all of the tests, students must be able to recall important information and use processing skills to analyze data and problem solve. In order to be successful, students must be good readers and writers, It is time because these skills are necessary to complete every test. What can you do to help your child prepare for the MEAP For Destination Imagination tests? 1. Make sure your child gets plenty of rest. 2. Plan a good breakfast each morning so that your child is ready to work and learn. We will have aThis is the activity for you if: healthy breakfast available at school too! - you are creative - you like to learn new things - you like having fun - you are willing to work hard - you like to act, or build, or draw, or dance - you want to work with a team to create something brand newDestination Imagination is an after school activity wherestudents meet 1-2 times a week and work with a team ofup to six others to creatively solve a challenge. *Watch for more information*