On Wednesdays, school is dismissed at 3:30 p.m.
Otherwise, school is in session every day from 8:25 a.m.
to 3:50 p.m. except for holidays, bad weather, and early
**2010-11 Yearbooks are available in the office for
Summer School <> May 29 - June 20
April 29-May 3<>Book Fair
May 3<>5/6 Grade Softball
May 9<>5-8 Grade Spring
Concert, Awards Banquet 6:30pm
May 10<> Preschool-4th Grade
Spring Concert, Awards Banquet, and Kindergarten
May 13<> 8th Grade Graduation,
May 16<> Last Day of School,
Dismiss at 12:30
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Love it or hate it, homework
is a very important part of
To help kids get back into the
scholastic swing of things:
*Make sure there's a quiet
place that's free of distractions to do homework.
*Don't let kids watch TV when
doing homework or studying. Set rules for when homework
and studying need to be done, and when the TV can be
turned on and should be turned off. The less TV, the
better, especially on school nights.
*Never do their homework or
projects yourself. Instead, make it clear that you're
always available to help or answer any questions.
*Review homework nightly, not
necessarily to check up, but to make sure they
Encourage kids to:
*develop good work habits from
the get-go, like taking notes, writing down assignments,
and turning in homework on time
*take their time with
*ask the teacher if they don't
To ensure kids get the most out
of school, maintain an open channel of communication
with the teachers by meeting with them throughout the
school year to discuss your kids' academic strengths as
well as weaknesses.
Most of all, whether it's the
first day of school or the last, make sure your kids
know you're there to listen to their feelings and
concerns, and that you don't expect perfection — only
that they try their best.