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Letter from Principal Bonacquist, Mar. 23

Filed in Slingerlands by on March 23, 2018

Dear Families,

Next week is the last week of our Spring Food Drive. The food that is collected is used to support families in our community who might need assistance. There are boxes outside each classroom and in the lobby. Suggested donations are as follows:

Kindergarten Boxes of cereal (individual servings), boxes of individual packets of oatmeal or individual servings

  • Grade 1 Fruit cups, ramen noodles, granola bars, graham crackers in individual servings
  • Grade 2 SpaghettiOs, canned macaroni dinners, Mac & Cheese (individual, microwavable packets)
  • Grade 3 Peanut butter and jelly (plastic containers), 100% juice boxes
  • Grade 4 Bottled water, microwave popcorn, pudding cups, individual Goldfish packets or individual cookie or cracker snack packs
  • Grade 5 Canned goods: tuna, soup, and dinners like chili and stew

Upcoming NYS Testing: Our children in grades 3-5 will participate in the New York State tests. All children are required to take the tests and we ask that you avoid making appointments during the tests. Teachers typically start testing at about 9:30.

  • ELA Gr 3-5 April 10, 11
  • Math Gr 3-5 May 1, 2
  • Science Gr 4 Performance May 24th
  • Science – Gr 4 Written June 4th
  • Accelerated Math Inventory Test Gr 4 – early June  – more information to come

I will be out of the building next week.  Laurel Jones, a Bethlehem Elementary Administrator, will working out of my office for the week.

Happy Spring!