326 E Kellogg
Holyoke, CO 80734
Holyoke Elementary School
February 2019 Newsletter
2/2 - Elementary Brain Bowl in Ft. Morgan
2/5 - School Board Meeting
2/14- Valentine’s Day
2/18- NO SCHOOL
2/22 - Child Find at Dragon Wagon Preschool & FFA Barnyard Day
2/26- Smorgasbord & Concert
from the Principal: Mrs. Andrea Kammer
Phone: (970) 854-3411
Working Together As A District!
100 Miles Club
What? The 100 mile club is an athletic program designed to get kids moving!
When? Wednesdays 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm and Fridays 7:00 am to 7:45 am kids
Who? Kindergarten through 12th grade
Where? Elementary playground soccer field (If “feels like” 19 degrees or lower, they will use elementary hallways)
How much? $10 paid on the first day participating
Other information: Teachers will supervise the kids along with volunteers from Holyoke local FCCLA chapter. This is a great program that kids will surely love. If you have any further questions feel free to email Amy Mackay (email@example.com)
Thank you and hope to see your child our running or walking soon!
FCCLA Project - “How Do You Clique?”
Box Top Competition
Highlights from teachers at the Elementary School
*Students are writing letters to people in the nursing home and sharing kindness.
*Students are really starting to use a growth mindset!
*Many students showed improvements on their DIBELS middle of the year benchmark. This is for Kindergarten through 3rd grade.
*Teachers are excited to give their students brain breaks to help them refocuse.
Activities and Athletic Events Home and Away
If you and your family are attending an event at the school please make sure your child is with you at all times. Students should be sitting in the seats, bleachers, or stands with their parents and not running around, playing on the equipment, playing in the commons area, or other areas.
Thank you for helping make sure all kids are safe during events and activities.
Parent/Teacher Conferences And Book Fair Coming Soon
March 4th and 5th will be the nights of Parent/Teacher conferences. Please be looking for a letter with your child’s scheduled time. If the time or date does not work for you to attend, please call the elementary office to reschedule your conference.
This year’s book fair theme is DINOMITE; STOMP, CHOMP, and READ!
The book fair will be Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th from 4PM to 8PM. It will also be open Wednesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 7th before and after school.
The online book fair is available from February 4th to March 9th. You can visit this by going to http://www.scholastic.com/bf/holyokeelementaryschool
Our Student Council will be selling goodies both nights of PT Conferences! Come with a Sweet tooth!
Cell Phones And Electronic Devices
Just a reminder that our cell phone/electronic device policy still remains.
Electronic devices - Cell phones, Ipods, MP3 Players, game boys, etc. must be turned off and left in backpacks between the hours of 8:00am-3:40pm. Electronic devices may be utilized as part of an educational activity when instructed by the classroom teacher. Electronic device are not allowed at recess, they are to be turned off and left in a student’s backpack during the school day.
We know there are smart watches now and we expect that they not be used for texting, taking pictures, playing games, etc. during the day.
Spelling Apps To Help Your Child Practice!
Below is a link to some spelling apps your child can use to help with his or her spelling.
Whether your kid is the next spelling bee champion or just learning the ABCs, these educational apps will have them S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G in no time. Preschoolers love to experiment with letters and words, so we've picked out some great early-literacy apps to stoke those interests.
“We’re Never Too Old To Be Kind”
Mark Randall former Denver Nuggets Basketball Player Comes to Holyoke!