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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Jan. 10

Filed in Slingerlands by on January 10, 2020

Dear Families,

As we head into the year 2020 I will be completing my 20th year at Slingerlands!  This will also be my final year as principal here. I love the work I do with your children everyday and I will really miss them! My retirement will be effective as of July 1st.  The district will post the position in the next few weeks and I will keep you informed about the hiring process. Slingerlands is a very successful school and special community. I will do everything I can to ensure the transition to new leadership will be as smooth as possible.

Applebee’s  Fundraiser

Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser is on Saturday, January 25th from 8 am – 10 am. Help support the 5th grade by bringing your family out for a fun breakfast with friends, and proceeds will help fund Nature’s Classroom!
More details coming next week! 

Sleepy Time Stories by Slingerlands Staff

From the Library

Attention fifth grade families: Any fifth grade student interested in watching the Youth Media Awards (Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Theodor Seuss Geisel, etc) live-streamed on Monday, January 27th in the library from 8:30-9:10am, please sign up with Mrs. Naumovitz in the library. You must have read one of the recommended mock Newbery books OR another book published in 2019 that you think is Newbery-worthy. Please email Mrs. Naumovitz with any questions.

From Sarah Platek

There is a choir rehearsal for all 4th and 5th grade students on Monday, January 13, at 8:15am.

K-2 Basketball Clinic – click here for more information

Are you missing something?

Our Lost and Found bin is overflowing with winter clothing!  Please check out our bin in the cafeteria if you are missing something!

Virtual Backpack: A site which will have copies of forms and flyers that are sent home, and information about upcoming events.  Public With Parents 2019-2020

Important Dates:

  • January 13 – All 4th & 5th Grade Students Choir Rehearsal, 8:15am
  • January 15 – PTO Meeting, 7:00pm
  • January 20 – No School, MLK, Jr. Day
  • January 22 – BOE Meeting, Elsmere, 7:00pm
  • January 25 – Applebee’s Fundraiser 5th grade 8am-10am
  • January 27 – Winter Concert Grades 4-5, 7pm Slingerlands
  • February 5 – BOE Meeting, BCHS, 7pm
  • February 6 – Slingerlands Science Fair
  • February 7 – Slingerlands PTO Coffee Grades 4-5, 9:30am
  • February 17 – 21  No School – February Break
  • February 26 – BOE Meeting, BCHS, 7pm

Have a wonderful weekend!