Crossroads Charter Academy Elementary Newsletter Cougar Mews September 07, 2012 Kendall Schroeder215 N. State St., Big Rapids, Michigan Elementary PrincipalPhone: 231.796.6589 www.ccabr.org We Have Begun…And, Boy, Are We Tired! On the Calendar Yes, it is great to be back and to have completed our first week! We have a passionate staff who has worked hard to prepare for Wednesday, September 12 this year and it’s exciting to get it started. This year we will work to develop curiosity and Tae Kwon Do 4:00-5:00pm courage. We will help Thursday, September 13 encourage students to Board of Directors Meeting 7:00pm Library explore, investigate and Friday, September 14 imagine. We will model PTO Lollypop day $0.50 each careful thinking and good Out of Uniform $1 Shirt/$1 Hat (Team Molly) communication. And, we will Saturday, September 15 inspire students to dream Relay for Life at Hemlock Park big! So, thank you for entrusting your child or children with us. We will do our best to help them do theirs! Rest up! Kendall Schroeder End of Day Reminders: K6 Principal Except for the kindergarten students who leave a few minutes early, school dismisses at Parking Directive 3:15pm. If you are unable to be here in time to pick your child up, please call and let us know. Parents of 4 th , 5 th , and 6 th Grade Students Please allow your children to remain with Parents of 4th-6th grade students and their their teachers until class is dismissed at the end of younger siblings will be asked to pick up their the day. We’re happy to accommodate the need for children in the parking lot below Spruce Street students to leave a few minutes early for an (better known was the high school parking lot). An appointment or important engagement, but it’s adult supervisor will ensure that students cross the disruptive to the classroom to call students out early street safely to the stairway. Once students load up, on a regular basis. If students are being picked drivers may then exit via Spruce to Rose Street, thus up early, check in with the office and they will relieving the congestion on Marion. issue you a ticket with the student’s name. The If you have a child in K-3rd grade that should teacher must receive this ticket to release the be released to their older sibling, you may want to student. let the teacher know so that they are aware of the If your child will be riding the Dial-A-Ride or new pick-up arrangement for your child. MOTA bus home, please make sure the office knows of these arrangements, as well as any changes that Parents of K-3 rd Grade Students you make. If you will pick-up your child in front of the Elementary building do not park in the circle drive/fire lane. You may pull up into the fire lane to drop off or wait for students, but you may not exit Munch a Lunch! your vehicle and go into the building. We are hopeful that this arrangement will be Mon..... Nachos w/Meat & Cheese OR Chicken Sandwich both safe and convenient for our families. Tues..... Chicken Smackers OR Corn Dog Wed..... Bosco Sticks OR Pizza Pocket Handicapped Parking Only Thur.... Ravioli OR Egg Roll w/Sweet-N-Sour Sauce If you are parking in the handicapped Fri....... French Bread Pizza OR Cheeseburger spaces make sure the proper permit or Healthy choice: Turkey Wrap plate is visible or you will be ticketed. Alternative: Fruit & Veggie Bar
5th & 6th Girls Volleyball ImmunIzatIon Please get those immunizations completed! Any 5th and 6th grade girls We are on a deadline through the state and interested in joining Volleyball, the some of the school funding is based on first practice and parents meeting immunizations being completed. If you will be September 17th from 3:20- choose not to get them we have the 4:30pm in the Elementarywaiver forms that must be completed in the office. Cafeteria. There will be a sign upThank you for your cooperation! sheet in the Elementary Office. TAE PARK TAE KWON DO Golombisky Institute Pre-SchoolClasses are held at Crossroads Charter AcademyWednesday 4:00–5:00pm First day of school for our preschoolers$20.00 per month will be September 17th.Family rates are availableFor more information contact:William Golombicky989-561-2918 orwww.nmtptkd.com Box Tops & Soup Labels It’s easier than ever to help support your school. Mrs. Nawrot’s 4th Grade is organizingthe collection for CCA. They are ready toget started, so please send in your boxtops and labels. Daisy Girl Scouts For students in Kindergarten through 1st Grade interested in girl scouts. There will be registration on Wednesday September 12th from 4-6pm at the Big Rapids Roller Rink. Registration fee is $12.00 per child. There will also be open skating at this time for an additional fee.