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Eagle News 2/24/2020

By February 24, 2020Newsletters
Alpine Elementary News
Our Internet Safety Week was a great success! The Hank Smith and NetSmartz assemblies provided our students with lot of great information about how to make good choices with electronic devices and Social Media. I hope parents were able to have some discussions at home with their children about the power, both positive and negative, of Social Media, and how screen time on electronic devices can be monitored at home. We appreciate all our PTA did to organize Internet Safety Week!
There will be a School Community Council meeting at 9:30 am on Tuesday, February 25. The SCC meeting agenda is attached and all parents are welcome to attend:
We have reached 500,000 minutes, half way to our goal, 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!
This is the final week, deadline February 28, to make application to our first grade Chinese Immersion Program. Here is the application. link:
If you will have a kindergartner for the 2020 – 2021 school year, we encourage you to register your student March 2 – 6. Kindergarten Registration materials will be available in our Main Office beginning March 2.
If you haven’t already heard, April 6 will be the day that we make-up the February 3 Snow Day.
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.
Zander Allen–2nd Grade, Mrs. Andersen
Lila Crawley–1st Grade, Mrs. Liston
Reese Davidson–1st Grade, Mrs. Faux
Allie Gardner–2nd Grade, Mrs. Blodgett
Grace Hancock–Kindergarten, Mrs. Aitchison
Miles Hogan–1st Grade, Mrs. Faux
Luke Johnson–1st Grade, Mrs. Liston
Sean Kelly–6th Grade, Mrs. Monson
Evan Luby–4th Grade, Mrs. Orgill
Audrey McCann–2nd Grade, Mrs. Andersen
Sam Petty–2nd Grade, Mrs. Wallace
Rebecca Schmidt–6th Grade, Mrs. Kaczmarek
Ellie Slesk–4th Grade, Ms. Moore
Grace Verzello–Kindergarten, Mrs. Aitchison
Zane Vigil–4th Grade, Mrs. Orgill
Outside the Principal’s Office.
Saturday night was a great night to be a BYU basketball fan as the Cougs defeated on Senior Night, and the last home game of the year, the number-two ranked team in the country, Gonzaga. Four of our children are BYU grads, and the other is a BYU-Idaho graduate. And of course, our children grew up seeing and hearing me being an enthusiastic BYU supporter for the past 40 years. That family culture was evident Saturday night during the game as we, minus the BYU-I grad, were all texting each other about the ebb and flows of the game.  We had a son at the game, and children in Beaverton, Oregon, Eagle Mountain, and Rapid City, SD all cheering on the Cougars while communicating with each other electronically. Laura and I were babysitting our 18-month granddaughter (fortunately she was asleep in her crib for most of the game) as her parents went to the game. The exciting game and victory, combined with the family texts, made for a fun Saturday night. But I am guessing there were many of you who like our one daughter and daughter-in-law, have no interest in BYU sports whatsoever, and find other things to do with your time on a Saturday night.
Have a great week, and as always, remember that it is a great day to be an Eagle!
Dave Perdue, Principal
Alpine Elementary