Staffing 2022 – 2023
Fourth grade teacher, Denise Keller, is retiring at the end of the school year after a long and distinguished career. Tammy Orgill, who has taught second grade this year, will be returning to fourth grade next year. I am pleased to announce that our new teacher in a non-Chinese second grade class will be Jaime Clement. Most of you are aware that Mrs. Clement has been our Computer Lab teacher for ten years and has done incredible work with all of our K-6 students; consequently, we will need to find and hire a new Computer Lab teacher. Whoever is hired will hopefully communicate with Mrs. Clement to learn how to successfully teach our Computer classes. At this time, no other teaching positions are open.
- Spirit Night this Tuesday – This Tuesday is Spirit Night! Take your family to eat at BLUE LEMON – mention Alpine Elementary and they will donate 15%!
- Math Madness Week – Your student(s) should have brought home a Math Bingo Card last Friday! They can work on it all week long. Have them turn it in this Friday for a chance to throw a pie into Mr. Perdue’s face! Not only that, but the class with the MOST bingo cards returned (they must complete at least one row of bingo!), will win lunch from Chick-fil-A!
- Dad Help – Just a reminder that Dads, we’d love to see you here in the mornings to help supervise! Feel free to sign up here to help out!
We are pleased to announce that we have finally found some crossing guards to replace our wonderful longtime crossing guard, Connie Smith. We are grateful that Jana Armatage will assume crossing guard duties before and after school, and Laura Adam will be the midday kindergarten crossing guard. Connie will continue to sub as needed. Thank you, ladies!
The Diaper Drive for Ukrainian refugees continues through March 17. Diaper boxes can be brought into the school and you will see a growing diaper stack near our main entry.
Kindergarten registration continues until March 25. Go to the Alpine Elementary website https://alpine.alpineschools.
org/ and you can register your next year’s kindergarten student online. Call the main office if you have any questions. If we are only able to offer two kindergarten classes because of enrollment numbers, we will have a morning and afternoon class. Mrs. Aitchison will teach the morning class and Mrs. Malone will teach the afternoon class. We hope to have enough kindergarten students to have two morning classes and one afternoon class. Please encourage anyone you know who will have a student in kindergarten for the 2022 – 2023 school year to enroll online now!
Attached is a flyer for a free online workshop to help parents on behavior basics for children with disabilities.
Names on Personal Items
Parents can help us return items to students who leave personal items on the playground, coats, jackets, gloves, balls from home, lunch boxes, all items that are now piling up in our Lost and Found, especially on warm weather days. Please take the time to write your child’s name on their personal belongings.
Outside the Principal’s Office
My favorite team, BYU, was not selected as one of the 68 teams to participate in March Madness, the NCAA Basketball Tournament, but it is still the time of the year where many people fill out championship brackets, so if you are one of those individuals who fills out a bracket in your family or some other social network, I wish you and the team you are rooting for the best of luck.
Have a great week, and as always, remember that it is a great day to be an Eagle!
Dave Perdue, Principal
Alpine School District