Eagle News 2/10/2020

By February 17, 2020Newsletters
Alpine Elementary News
Thank you to all of our parents who attended Parent/Teacher Conferences last week. We are also appreciative to everyone who visited our Book Fair and for all of the grandparents and special guests who came to our school on Grandparent Day.
Tonight, February 10, 5:00 – 8:00 pm is our Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night. Just mention Alpine Elementary and 20% of what you pay for your meal will come back to Alpine Elementary.
We have reached 250,000 minutes in our Million Minute Reading Marathon!  Click Here to Log your reading minutes!  If you would prefer a paper copy to enter minutes, your child can get one in the library from Mrs. Ruesch. Keep reading!
The online application process for the first grade Chinese Immersion Program is now open and applications will be accepted until February 28. Here is the link:  https://forms.gle/vKuYYrFf5KGrqFWv7
Last Thursday, the snow, wind and low temperature resulted in a day of no outside recess. The sensation of cabin fever sets in, nerves are frayed, it is more difficult to focus on the desired learning objectives, each minute of the day seems longer and there is more attention focused on the clock, and many are “climbing the walls.” Not to mention the fact that the kids also want to go outside:)
Mrs. Orgill’s class was January’s Box Top winner with 126 box tops!  The 4th graders in Mrs. Orgill’s class will get a pizza party, which is generously donated by Eckes Paving!
The following students were nominated by their teachers and recognized last week for consistently demonstrating what we call the 6 C’s: collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, citizenship and character.
Oscar Ainge–6th Grade, Mrs. Monson
Neil Alexander–3rd Grade, Mrs. Duke
Alivia Barnes–4th Grade, Mrs. Vipperman
Spencer Bergquist–1st Grade, Ms. Johnson
Noah Goeckeritz–6th Grade, Mrs. Kaczmarek
Emery Goeckeritz–5th Grade, Mr. Horan
Eliza Hill–6th Grade, Mrs. Kaczmarek
Hallie Luby–6th Grade, Mrs. Kaczmarek
Ryker Nielsen–1st Grade, Ms. Johnson
Kael Owens–6th Grade, Mrs. Kaczmarek
Katie Proctor–4th Grade, Ms. Moore
Lizzie Pusey–5th Grade, Mrs. Weakley
Chloe Shephard–1st Grade, Mrs. Bailey
Violet Walker–1st Grade, Mrs. Bailey
Deakon Zentner–3rd Grade, Mrs. Duke
Outside the Principal’s Office
Anyone else besides me starting to get Spring Fever? I go to the gym almost daily to exercise, but the stationary bike is not the same as riding my bike in American Fork Canyon or other parts of the Utah Valley. Certainly, the recent snowfall is needed to increase the snowpack, fill up reservoirs, and meet the demand of summer water needs along the Wasatch Front, but I am anxious to bike the Alpine Loop as winter turns into spring.
Each year, as part of my evaluation process, I survey teachers, parents and one grade level (5th grade this year) of students. I have attached the results of the recent surveys.
Have a great week, and as always, remember that it is a great day to be an Eagle!
Dave Perdue, Principal

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