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Weekly News February 21, 2020


 Newsletter Document for print format 

 

Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-up will be available for parents to sign up beginning February 24th at 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 pm the evening before each conference date.

  • K-5 Parent-Teacher Spring Conferences will be held March 9th 3:45-7:55, 11th 2:15-7:15, and 12th 8:00-4:00, 2020.  
  • Please sign up for a 20-minute conference with your child’s teacher using the URL and login information provided in the parent email you will be receiving.
  • The link to sign up on the 24th : Parent-Teacher Conference Signup

 

SPRING CONFERENCES

Spring conferences are quickly approaching and we want you to be aware of the times and schedules at each of our buildings from March 6 through March 13.

Preschool through 5th Grade:

March 6

Staff workday 

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NO SCHOOL

March 9

Evening conferences 

3:45 – 7:55

Regular school hours

March 10

Evening conferences 

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Regular school hours

March 11

Evening conferences 

2:15 – 7:15

Regular school hours

March 12

Daytime conferences 

8 – 4 

(lunch 12:10-1)

NO SCHOOL

March 

13 – 20

Conferences concluded

SPRING BRING

NO SCHOOL

 

Parents can sign up for 20-minute time slots starting on Monday, February 24, at 10:00 a.m. You will receive another email from your student’s building with the link to the scheduler. 

We hope to make this year’s spring conferences beneficial for you and your student. We hope that you come with questions and excitement and please reach out to your student’s building if you have additional questions about the parent-teacher conferences.  

 


IMPORTANT DATES

 

March 6Friday

NO SCHOOL Teacher Workshop Day

 

March 9 – 12 

Parent Conferences – Monday, March 9th,  3:45-7:55 pm

Parent Conferences – Wednesday, March 11th,  2:15-7:15 pm

Parent Conferences – Thursday, March 12th, 8:00-4:00 pm

 

March 9 – 12

Edwards Spring Book Fair (see hours below)

 

March 12 – March 13 – Thursday & Friday

NO SCHOOL

 

March 16 – March 20 

Spring Break

 

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TEACHER APPRECIATION MEALS

PTO provides meals for teachers during conference week. To sign up, follow the link below. It’s a great way to show your appreciation and support for teacher’s at Edwards! 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094AA9AF2FA64-teacher3

SAVING SUDS ON LINCOLN
Keeping kids in clean clothes is expensive. The members of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church want to help!

Bring up to three loads of dirty clothes per family and St. Andrew’s will bring the detergent and the quarters.  Enjoy a fun afternoon and leave with clean clothes! Kids are welcome.

Thursday February 27,  4:00-7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Way Laundromat, 107 Colorado Avenue

Questions?  Call Mary at 515-231-0716


 


EDWARDS BOOK FAIR 

We’re wild for reading! Let’s take a book safari in the Edwards Media Center.

March 9 from 4:00-7:00 pm

March 11 from 2:00-6:00 pm

March 12 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

***Interested in volunteering? email kris.baldwin@ames.k12.ia.us for details.***


FROM THE NURSES OFFICE

We are running low on extra pants and could use sizes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10 pants . Gently used or new, please. Sweat pants are great. To donate, drop off at the front office. Thank you!


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IMPORTANT DATES

 

February 17Monday

Edwards PTO Meeting 6:00 pm

 

February 18Tuesday

Edwards Restaurant Night Fundraiser @ Noodles & Co. 4:00-8:00 pm

 

March 6Friday

NO SCHOOL Teacher Workshop Day

 

March 9 – 12 

Parent Conferences – Monday 3:45 – 7:55 pm

Parent Conferences – Wednesday 2:15 – 7:15 pm

Parent Conferences – Thursday 8:00 – 4:00 pm

 

March 9 – 12

Edwards Spring Book Fair

 

March 12Thursday

Parent Conferences 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

March 12 – March 13 – Thursday & Friday

 


RECESS WEATHER GUIDELINES

Students go outside for recess unless staff determines that temperature/wind chill, rain, wind or other weather conditions are extreme. Please provide your children clothing appropriate for the playground environment and weather. Students MUST wear snow pants and snow boots to play in the snow. Students without snow boots must stay on the shoveled hard surface areas. Recess supervisors have the authority to adjust procedures depending on the weather conditions. 

 

 

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