Friday, April 30, 2021

Week of April 26, 2021

Friday Flyers:

Mici's Pizza Night for IHE

Legend High School DECA Dash


PTO Organization:
We are in need of more families/parents to join our event/fundraiser efforts within our PTO! The IHE PTO creates and organizes community events and fundraisers for our school, including Trunk or Treat, holiday store, Boosterthon, Readathon, spring fling, etc. All families are automatically a member of our PTO. If you are interested in becoming a board member or helping with event/fundraiser planning, please contact Sue Grogan at sue.grogan@dcsdk12.org. Thank you! 

Water Bottles:
With the warmer weather, please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle each day. Our fountains are not available due to COVID and we do not have extra water bottles. Thank you! 

Masks:
We are continuing to have many students arrive without masks. Please ensure that your child leaves the vehicle or arrives with a mask available and on their face, as they cannot enter the building without one. We have a limited supply available and many students find them uncomfortable or too large for their face. We want to ensure that our students feel as comfortable as possible with this requirement, as we know how difficult it is. Thank you for your help!

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
May 4: Mici's Restaurant Night for IHE 11:00am-8:30pm
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out - Front Entrance 3:05pm
May 24: Kindergarten Graduation - Outdoors - 9:00-11:00am - More information to come soon!
May 25: Last Day of School
May 25: Field Day for Students by Grade Level (indoors)
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm

 

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Week of April 19, 2021

 Friday Flyers:

How to Have Hard Conversations and Create Inclusive Communities

Mici's Pizza Night for IHE


New Digital Marquee
We are excited to unveil our new digital marquee located on the South side of the building facing the parking lot. Please look here for important information and reminders as you come to school. We will be discontinuing use of the original marquee located at the end of our drive in the coming weeks.  

After School Reminder:
With the warm weather upon us, please remember that all students must leave campus once school is dismissed unless a parent or guardian (over 18) is present. This is to ensure student safety, which is our number one priority. Thank you for your understanding!

Summer Reading Program:
Douglas County Libraries summer reading program, Galaxy DCL: To Books and Beyond, is coming soon. Online registration begins May 1st: DCL.org/summer-reading. Visit your local DCL location starting June 5th to get a reading log and sign-up prize.

Dismissal Reminders:
As a reminder, we will not dismiss students early after 3:00pm in order to support an orderly dismissal process. If you need to pick your student up early, please do so before 3:00pm. Please use our attendance line for any attendance details - 303-387-8527. The attendance line is available 24 hours a day. 

PTO Organization:
We are in need of more families/parents to join our event/fundraiser efforts within our PTO! The IHE PTO creates and organizes community events and fundraisers for our school, including Trunk or Treat, holiday store, Boosterthon, Readathon, spring fling, etc. All families are automatically a member of our PTO. If you are interested in becoming a board member or helping with event/fundraiser planning, please contact email Sue Grogan at sue.grogan@dcsdk12.org. Thank you! 

Spring Book Fair:
Our spring Scholastic Book Fair is coming!  We will be open Wednesday, April 21st - Friday, April 30th. We will again be using the eWallet program. Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow parents in the building so students will be purchasing items during the school day. More information will be coming from your classroom teacher. 

Water Bottles:
With the warmer weather, please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle each day. Our fountains are not available due to COVID and we do not have extra water bottles. Thank you! 

Masks:
We are continuing to have many students arrive without masks. Please ensure that your child leaves the vehicle or arrives with a mask available and on their face, as they cannot enter the building without one. We have a limited supply available and many students find them uncomfortable or too large for their face. We want to ensure that our students feel as comfortable as possible with this requirement, as we know how difficult it is. Thank you for your help!

Earth Month Challenge:
We are participating in the Earth Month challenge by USAgain. We are looking for your used clothing and shoes - drop them off in our USAgain receptacle located near the baseball fields to help us earn funds for our school. 


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
April 21-29: Book Fair
April 29-30: Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (during school day)
May 4: Mici's Restaurant Night for IHE 11:00am-8:30pm
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out - Front Entrance 3:05pm
May 24: Kindergarten Graduation - Outdoors - 9:00-11:00am - More information to come soon!
May 25: Last Day of School
May 25: Field Day for Students by Grade Level (indoors)
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Week of April 12, 2021

 Friday Flyers:

Clothing Drive

Summer DCL Reading Program

Summer Reading Skills


After School Reminder:
With the warm weather upon us, please remember that all students must leave campus once school is dismissed unless a parent or guardian (over 18) is present. This is to ensure student safety, which is our number one priority. Thank you for your understanding!

Summer Reading Program:
Douglas County Libraries summer reading program, Galaxy DCL: To Books and Beyond, is coming soon. Online registration begins May 1st: DCL.org/summer-reading. Visit your local DCL location starting June 5th to get a reading log and sign-up prize.

Dismissal Reminders:
As a reminder, we will not dismiss students early after 3:00pm in order to support an orderly dismissal process. If you need to pick your student up early, please do so before 3:00pm. Please use our attendance line for any attendance details - 303-387-8527. The attendance line is available 24 hours a day. 

PTO Organization:
We are in need of more families/parents to join our event/fundraiser efforts within our PTO! The IHE PTO creates and organizes community events and fundraisers for our school, including Trunk or Treat, holiday store, Boosterthon, Readathon, spring fling, etc. All families are automatically a member of our PTO. If you are interested in becoming a board member or helping with event/fundraiser planning, please contact email Sue Grogan at sue.grogan@dcsdk12.org. Thank you! 

Spring Book Fair:
Our spring Scholastic Book Fair is coming!  We will be open Wednesday, April 21st - Friday, April 30th. We will again be using the eWallet program. Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow parents in the building so students will be purchasing items during the school day. More information will be coming from your classroom teacher. 

Water Bottles:
With the warmer weather, please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle each day. Our fountains are not available due to COVID and we do not have extra water bottles. Thank you! 

Masks:
We are continuing to have many students arrive without masks. Please ensure that your child leaves the vehicle or arrives with a mask available and on their face, as they cannot enter the building without one. We have a limited supply available and many students find them uncomfortable or too large for their face. We want to ensure that our students feel as comfortable as possible with this requirement, as we know how difficult it is. Thank you for your help!

Earth Month Challenge:
We are participating in the Earth Month challenge by USAgain. We are looking for your used clothing and shoes - drop them off in our USAgain receptacle located near the baseball fields to help us earn funds for our school. 



Class Placements for 2021-2022
At this time, we are beginning the process of developing student class lists for the 2021-22 school year. When developing class lists we take many factors into consideration including:  student learning styles, classroom environment, behavioral considerations, ability levels and stages of developmental readiness, social relationships, gender distribution and participation in special programs.  Much thought and care goes into this seemingly simple task. 

We have a very dedicated, talented and caring staff at Iron Horse. Our goal is to make each year meaningful for every student and to provide them with learning opportunities that truly support their academic growth. That being said, if you feel your child has a specific need or learning style that we should consider in their classroom placement for next year, we would like to solicit your input. We will NOT take requests for specific teachers. 

Included here is our online questionnaire, called a Student Learning Profile.  This profile gives you an opportunity to share specific information about the kind of learning environment your child thrives in. Completing the Learning Profile is not an opportunity to ‘choose’ a specific teacher, but instead is your opportunity to share information about how your child best learns. We begin our process on developing classroom rosters at the end of April so we ask that ALL RESPONSES ARE SENT BACK TO US BY THURSDAY, APRIL 22nd. After this date, the form will close. We will NOT accept information sent after this time and will not make changes to rosters. 
 
Please know that completing this profile is entirely optional on your part and not a requirement for us to create balanced classrooms and effective learning placements for your child. Please note that all requests and information must be received via this form. We will not accept information given to staff. Please complete one form for each student. 


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
April 19: NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day for Staff
April 20: SAC Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 20-22: CMAS for eLearners Only
April 22: Student Learning Profile Due (if interested)
April 21-29: Book Fair
April 29-30: Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (during school day)
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out - Front Entrance 3:05pm
May 24: Kindergarten Graduation - Outdoors - 9:00-11:00am - More information to come soon!
May 25: Last Day of School
May 25: Field Day for Students by Grade Level (indoors)
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

Week of April 5, 2021

Friday Flyers:

Author Book Order Form

IHE Clothing Drive

Tokyo Joe's Restaurant Night

Stone Canyon Backpacking Summer Programs


Dismissal Reminders:
As a reminder, we will not dismiss students early after 3:00pm in order to support an orderly dismissal process. If you need to pick your student up early, please do so before 3:00pm. Please use our attendance line for any attendance details - 303-387-8527. The attendance line is available 24 hours a day. 

PTO Organization:
We are in need of more families/parents to join our event/fundraiser efforts within our PTO! The IHE PTO creates and organizes community events and fundraisers for our school, including Trunk or Treat, holiday store, Boosterthon, Readathon, spring fling, etc. All families are automatically a member of our PTO. If you are interested in becoming a board member or helping with event/fundraiser planning, please contact email Sue Grogan at sue.grogan@dcsdk12.org. Thank you! 


Author Visit:
As a school district, we have a virtual author/illustrator visit scheduled for Monday, April 12th from 1:35-2:15.  We will have Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall, author and illustrator of the Ivy and Bean book series. If you'd like to purchase a book, you can use the form below. 

Tokyo Joe's Restaurant Night:
Please join us and support our school by enjoying a yummy dinner from Tokyo Joe's on Wednesday, April 14th between 4:00pm and 8:30pm. Please mention Iron Horse and we will receive a percentage of the total profit!

Spring Book Fair:
Our spring Scholastic Book Fair is coming!  We will be open Wednesday, April 21st - Friday, April 30th. We will again be using the eWallet program. Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow parents in the building so students will be purchasing items during the school day. More information will be coming from your classroom teacher. 

Water Bottles:
With the warmer weather, please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle each day. Our fountains are not available due to COVID and we do not have extra water bottles. Thank you! 

Masks:
We are continuing to have many students arrive without masks. Please ensure that your child leaves the vehicle or arrives with a mask available and on their face. Thank you!

Earth Month Challenge:
We are participating in the Earth Month challenge by USAgain. We are looking for your used clothing and shoes - drop them off in our USAgain receptacle located near the baseball fields to help us earn funds for our school. 



Class Placements for 2021-2022
At this time, we are beginning the process of developing student class lists for the 2021-22 school year. When developing class lists we take many factors into consideration including:  student learning styles, classroom environment, behavioral considerations, ability levels and stages of developmental readiness, social relationships, gender distribution and participation in special programs.  Much thought and care goes into this seemingly simple task. 

We have a very dedicated, talented and caring staff at Iron Horse. Our goal is to make each year meaningful for every student and to provide them with learning opportunities that truly support their academic growth. That being said, if you feel your child has a specific need or learning style that we should consider in their classroom placement for next year, we would like to solicit your input. We will NOT take requests for specific teachers. 

Included here is our online questionnaire, called a Student Learning Profile.  This profile gives you an opportunity to share specific information about the kind of learning environment your child thrives in. Completing the Learning Profile is not an opportunity to ‘choose’ a specific teacher, but instead is your opportunity to share information about how your child best learns. We begin our process on developing classroom rosters at the end of April so we ask that ALL RESPONSES ARE SENT BACK TO US BY THURSDAY, APRIL 22nd. After this date, the form will close. We will NOT accept information sent after this time and will not make changes to rosters. 
 
Please know that completing this profile is entirely optional on your part and not a requirement for us to create balanced classrooms and effective learning placements for your child. Please note that all requests and information must be received via this form. We will not accept information given to staff. Please complete one form for each student. 


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
April 14: Tokyo Joe's Restaurant Night for IHE - 4:00-8:30pm
April 16: NO SCHOOL
April 19: NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day for Staff
April 20: SAC Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 20-22: CMAS for eLearners Only
April 22: Student Learning Profile Due (if interested)
April 21-29: Book Fair
April 29-30: Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (during school day)
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out - Front Entrance 3:05pm
May 24: Kindergarten Graduation - Outdoors - More info to come!
May 25: Last Day of School/Field Day by Grade Level (indoors)
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm

 

Friday, April 2, 2021

Week of March 29, 2021

 Friday Flyers:

No flyers this week


Water Bottles:
With the warmer weather, please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle each day. Our fountains are not available due to COVID and we do not have extra water bottles. Thank you! 

Masks:
We are continuing to have many students arrive without masks. Please ensure that your child leaves the vehicle or arrives with a mask available and on their face. Thank you!

Wish Week for Legend High School:
Please join us in supporting the Legend High School Wish Week. Here are some of the upcoming events:
  • Kick off Wish Week parade on Friday, April 23rd beginning at Cimarron and ending at Legend on Canterberry Parkway.  
  • Feeder Wish Walk and Festival will be on April 24th from 9am-noon at Legend on the turf! 
  • Painting Class on Tuesday, April 26th either in person at Legend or virtually!  Have fun painting a Superhero!
  • Lego building at Legend on Wednesday, April 27th
  • Wish Week t-shirts available for sale at Legend the week of April 19 after school at Legend! Come between 4 and 5:30 to purchase a Wish Week tshirt! 
News from the Art Room:
Congratulations to Claire Y. in 5th grade; our April Artist of the Month.  Check out her color wheel here!  Stay tuned for our next artist in May.
Keep on creating,
Ms. O'Hara

News from STEM:
During our time together in STEM, 1st through 5th grade watched NASA's Pervereance Misson land on Mars. Then the students created their own ideas on how they would land on Mars. Kindergarten worked on learning about the different types of weather and building shelters to keep them safe.

Earth Month Challenge:
We are participating in the Earth Month challenge by USAgain. We are looking for your used clothing and shoes - drop them off in our USAgain receptacle located near the baseball fields to help us earn funds for our school. 

Class Placements for 2021-2022
At this time, we are beginning the process of developing student class lists for the 2021-22 school year. When developing class lists we take many factors into consideration including:  student learning styles, classroom environment, behavioral considerations, ability levels and stages of developmental readiness, social relationships, gender distribution and participation in special programs.  Much thought and care goes into this seemingly simple task. 

We have a very dedicated, talented and caring staff at Iron Horse. Our goal is to make each year meaningful for every student and to provide them with learning opportunities that truly support their academic growth. That being said, if you feel your child has a specific need or learning style that we should consider in their classroom placement for next year, we would like to solicit your input. We will NOT take requests for specific teachers. 

Included here is our online questionnaire, called a Student Learning Profile.  This profile gives you an opportunity to share specific information about the kind of learning environment your child thrives in. Completing the Learning Profile is not an opportunity to ‘choose’ a specific teacher, but instead is your opportunity to share information about how your child best learns. We begin our process on developing classroom rosters at the end of April so we ask that ALL RESPONSES ARE SENT BACK TO US BY THURSDAY, APRIL 22nd. After this date, the form will close. We will NOT accept information sent after this time and will not make changes to rosters. 
 
Please know that completing this profile is entirely optional on your part and not a requirement for us to create balanced classrooms and effective learning placements for your child. Please note that all requests and information must be received via this form. We will not accept information given to staff. Please complete one form for each student. 


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
April 5-7: CMAS Make Ups and Opt In Testing for 3/4/5
April 7: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 14: Tokyo Joe's Restaurant Night for IHE - 4:00-8:30pm
April 16: NO SCHOOL
April 19: NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day for Staff
April 20: SAC Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 20-22: CMAS for eLearners Only
April 21-29: Book Fair
April 29-30: Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (during school day)
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out - Front Entrance
May 25: Last Day of School/Field Day by Grade Level
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm

Friday, March 26, 2021

Week of March 22, 2021

 Friday Flyers:

IHE Clothing Drive

Pop Warner Football Camps


Class Placements for 2021-2022
At this time, we are beginning the process of developing student class lists for the 2021-22 school year. When developing class lists we take many factors into consideration including:  student learning styles, classroom environment, behavioral considerations, ability levels and stages of developmental readiness, social relationships, gender distribution and participation in special programs.  Much thought and care goes into this seemingly simple task. 

We have a very dedicated, talented and caring staff at Iron Horse. Our goal is to make each year meaningful for every student and to provide them with learning opportunities that truly support their academic growth. That being said, if you feel your child has a specific need or learning style that we should consider in their classroom placement for next year, we would like to solicit your input. We will NOT take requests for specific teachers. 

Included here is our online questionnaire, called a Student Learning Profile.  This profile gives you an opportunity to share specific information about the kind of learning environment your child thrives in. Completing the Learning Profile is not an opportunity to ‘choose’ a specific teacher, but instead is your opportunity to share information about how your child best learns. We begin our process on developing classroom rosters at the end of April so we ask that ALL RESPONSES ARE SENT BACK TO US BY THURSDAY, APRIL 22TH. After this date, the form will close. We will NOT accept information sent after this time and will not make changes to rosters. 
 
Please know that completing this profile is entirely optional on your part and not a requirement for us to create balanced classrooms and effective learning placements for your child. Please note that all requests and information must be received via this form. We will not accept information given to staff. Please complete one form for each student. 


News from PE

Next week in PE, we will be working on proper grip and swing for putting in golf. Students in grades 3-5 will be creating their own mini-golf courses and K-2nd will be playing on the created courses. Students will be working on passing and receiving a football, working on throwing to stationary and moving targets. Students will be exploring movement with rhythm with one day of dance and one day of cardio drumming.


CDE Evidence Outcomes 

K: Move synchronously with others

Help to manage equipment

Play without interfering with others

Demonstrate the characteristics of sharing

1st: Perform a simple dance step in keeping with a specific tempo.

Travel to a variety of rhythms changing time, force, and flow.

2nd:  Maintain safety within personal space while using a putter.

3rd: Perform to music or rhythmic beat.

4th: Create a rhythmic routine, including creative dance. 

Demonstrate the safe use of a putter

5th: Throw and catch an object demonstrating both accuracy and force.

Demonstrate correct steps and patterns for dance.


Douglas County Perseverance Scholarship:
The Douglas County School District's Perseverance Scholarship has awarded over $175,000 in scholarships to nearly 200 seniors since 1988. Financial need and academic merit are key criteria used in selecting the scholarship recipients. In addition, students who are awarded this scholarship have often overcome personal challenges. These students show grit, determination and resiliency, and need financial assistance to continue their education after graduation from a DCSD school. If you would like to donate to support a very worthy cause and support a student from our Legend feeder, please visit: https://www.coloradogives.org/perseverancescholarship

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 and Illness:

The Colorado Department of Public Health had updated guidelines for schools for students that are exhibiting COVID symptoms for 48 hours or greater. If your child exhibits these symptoms and is out of school for 2 days, our nurse, Jen Kester, will send you this information and get in touch with you to discuss.


These guidelines are for when a person has had:

- Major symptoms of illness for 24 hours or greater (Loss of taste or smell, fever of 100 or greater, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing)


OR


- Minor symptoms of illness for 48 hours or greater (sore throat, runny nose or congestion, muscle or body aches, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).  


Options:

1. You can take your child to get a PCR COVID-19 test. 

If results are negative, your student may return after they have been fever free for 24 hours without medication, all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask. You will need to provide test results to the nurse or administration before their return

2. You can also opt for a 10 day home isolation from the onset of symptoms.

For example, if symptoms began on 1/1/21, you would count 1/2/21 as day 1 and student would isolate through the end of day on 1/11/21 and could return to normal activities on 1/12 as long as they has been fever free for 24 hours without medication and all other symptoms are improving and they can wear a mask 
 

Upcoming Events:  
March 29-31: CMAS for 3/4/5 - ELA (see schedule on website)
April 1: Roadhouse Rolls Pick Up - 2:30-4:30pm in the Parking Lot
April 5-7: CMAS for 3/4/5 - Math (see schedule on website)
April 7: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45 - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 16: NO SCHOOL - Compensation Day for Spring Conferences
April 19: NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day for Staff
April 20: SAC Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
April 20-22: CMAS for eLearners
April 21-29: Book Fair
April 29-30: Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (during school day)
May 5: PTO Meeting 3:45-4:45pm - Virtual Link on the School Website
May 24: 5th Grade Clap Out
May 25: Last Day of School/Field Day
May 25: 5th Grade Dismissed at 12:00pm