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Newsletter for March 9-13

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Third Grade Cogat Testing

CogAT Pre-Admin InfoDear Parents and Caregivers,In the third grade, we administer the Cognitive Abilities Test to our students. This test (the “CogAT“) is used to help...

5th Grade Celebration Meeting

Parents of 5th Graders, We will be pulling together a meeting to start planning our 5th Grade Celebration. The first meeting will be held on January 29th at 5:30 pm in the...

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Maggie Mitchell

Maggie Mitchell

2 days ago

School Closure Family/Public Update 4/3/20 LAST CALL: The last day to pick up required weekly work packets for the upcoming week is MONDAY, APRIL 6th! Each family can choose the option that works best for them to access the student work packet on Thursday, Friday or Monday for the upcoming week’s assignments. Electronic: Packets will be available weekly on our website https://www.rsu34.org/covid19--2 and emailed parents and guardians at each grade level. OR Pick Up Locations: Totes will be located at all three elementary schools and at the OTHS meal distribution site each Thursday, Friday and Monday. The totes will be labeled for families to pick up the grade level packet(s) they need. OR Bus Distribution: Packets will be available for pick up on the meal distribution bus routes on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays. An adult or student must be at the bus stop to request their grade level packet. School Nurse Contact Our school nurse, CeCe Costello, is available to support our students and families. While she is not a replacement for your doctor’s office, she can be of assistance for questions, concerns, and support. Families are welcome to contact her at cece.costello@rsu34.org or leave a voicemail at 827-1544 ext. 308. She will be checking this voicemail regularly Monday through Friday. Mrs. Wilcox’s Bike Challenge Mrs. Wilcox is challenging our OTES students and staff to keep up with her bike riding. Please feel free to share your mileage and biking pictures with her at vicki.wilcox@rsu34.org so we can motivate each other to enjoy some physical fitness as we look forward to more spring weather! view image

Maggie Mitchell

Maggie Mitchell

4 days ago

School Closure Family/Public Update 4/2/20 Some Updated Information: Weekly Work Packet Distribution Options Friday 4/2/20 and Monday 4/6/20 Each family can choose the option that works best for them to access the student work packet on Thursday, Friday or Monday for the upcoming week’s assignments. Electronic: Packets will be available weekly on our website https://www.rsu34.org/covid19--2 and emailed parents and guardians at each grade level. OR Pick Up Locations: Totes will be located at all three elementary schools and at the OTHS meal distribution site each Thursday, Friday and Monday. The totes will be labeled for families to pick up the grade level packet(s) they need. Hours at OTES are 8-2. Hours at OTHS are 10-12. There is no need to notify us that you need a copy or will pick them up. OR Bus Distribution: Packets will be available for pick up on the meal distribution bus routes on Thursdays, Fridays, and Mondays. An adult or student must be at the bus stop to request their grade level packet. There is no need to request a packet ahead of time as all buses will have copies of every grade level. Beginning Monday 4/6/20: Documenting Work Completion Please see your teacher’s communication for specific directions on documenting work completion. Alton WiFi The public wifi is now open at Alton Elementary School. It is best accessed in front of the building and not in the staff parking lot. Facebook Notifications Not Working as Usual Today, our Facebook notifications are not functioning as they normally do. If you post a question there and don’t get a response, please contact your student’s teacher or Dr. Tuell (jeanna.tuell@rsu34.org) or Mrs. Mitchell (maggie.mitchell@rsu34.org) or use Facebook Messenger.

Dr. Jeanna Tuell

Dr. Jeanna Tuell

4 days ago

The buses that are coming around today to distribute lunches will have print copies of next week's work for students. If you would like to receive a hard copy, please come out to the bus for the packet your child needs. A hard copy can be picked up at OTES in the lobby.

Maggie Mitchell

Maggie Mitchell

4 days ago

School Closure Family/Public Update 4/1/20 Reminder: Weekly Work Packet Distribution Options Starting TOMORROW, Thursday 4/2/20 Each family can choose the option that works best for them to access the student work packet on Thursday, Friday or Monday for the upcoming week’s assignments. Electronic: Packets will be available weekly on our website https://www.rsu34.org/covid19--2 and emailed parents and guardians at each grade level. OR Pick Up Locations: Totes will be located at all three elementary schools and at the OTHS meal distribution site each Thursday, Friday and Monday. The totes will be labeled for families to pick up the grade level packet(s) they need. OR Bus Distribution: Packets will be available for pick up on the meal distribution bus routes on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays. An adult or student must be at the bus stop to request their grade level packet. Thank You! Thank you to all who greeted us on the parade route today! We miss you and we’re happy to see the smiling faces of students, families, and others. Thank you to the staff who planned and participated in this event as well! view image

Maggie Mitchell

Maggie Mitchell

5 days ago

School Closure Family/Public Update 3/31/20 Weekly Work Packet Distribution Options Starting Thursday 4/2/20 Each family can choose the option that works best for them to access the student work packet on Thursday, Friday or Monday for the upcoming week’s assignments. Electronic: Packets will be available weekly on our website https://www.rsu34.org/covid19--2 and emailed parents and guardians at each grade level. OR Pick Up Locations: Totes will be located at all three elementary schools and at the OTHS meal distribution site each Thursday, Friday and Monday. The totes will be labeled for families to pick up the grade level packet(s) they need. OR Bus Distribution: Packets will be available for pick up on the meal distribution bus routes on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays. An adult or student must be at the bus stop to request their grade level packet. Planning Ahead for April Vacation 4/20-4/24 No meals will be offered during April Vacation week Monday 4/20 through Friday 4/24. There will also be no required student work for that week. Alton Elementary School WiFi The installation of the Alton Elementary School public wifi is delayed, but will happen as soon as possible. Be Kind Pictures If you would like to send a picture of your student doing something kind or spelling a letter of kind in sign language, please email it to maggie.mitchell@rsu34.org for us to use later in a public post. view image

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