Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Chadron Primary is "In It to Win It"

Jacki Dailey and Susan Hucke from
Keep Chadron Beautiful
After Week 1 of Recycling


      Chadron Primary School is serious about recycling materials during what is being called the "Recycling Bowl."  Jackie Daily and Susan Hucke from Keep Chadron Beautiful gave a presentation on October 17 to talk to our students about what materials that can be recycled during the competition between the schools in our district which started October 20 and ends November 14.
     Chadron Primary is currently leading after one week of competition. At this time, our schools have collected 571 pounds of recyclables.
     Keep on recycling!

Primary Book Fair Huge Success

Reagan Russell
Winners of the Book Fair Drawings

     The Chadron Primary Book Fair made $1808.71 in sales, which will purchase approximately 175 new books  for the library.
      Winners of the drawings were as follows:   Taylor Olson (Brayton); Carter Peters (Fisher); Matt Lien (Hoffman); Victoria Lucio (Hudson); EJ Hudson (Landreth); Hayden Byrd (Bounous); Gillian Conway (Claussen); Chelsea Stephens (Ferguson); Reese Ritterbush (Gardner); Myles Nesheim (Cogdill); Andrew Gothard (Hendrickson); and Tucker Calkins (Uhing).  Congratulations winners.
     The winner of the basket of books and novelties worth $100 was won byReagan Russell in Mrs. Ferguson's classroom and brought $405 for Mrs. Deniese Kelso to assist with her medical expenses.
      Thanks to all of you for the great support of the book fair and the raffle for Mrs. Kelso.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Book Fair to be Held at Chadron Primary School

     Chadron Primary School will host its annual Scholastic Book Fair during Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 20-21.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to purchase books and other novelties during the following hours:
     October 20 - 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
     October 21 -   5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
     In addition to the book fair, we are raffling off a basket of books and novelties (basket not included) worth $100.  All of the proceeds will go to Deniese Kelso, a member of the Chadron Primary Staff, to help with medical expenses.   Deniese had a benign tumor, but is doing well and is recuperating at home. 
     You may purchase a raffle ticket for $1 at the front desk.  The winner will be drawn on Wednesday morning.   The winner will be notified on that day.   Please support this worthy cause.

Parent-Teacher Conferences Scheduled for October 20th & 21st


    Chadron Primary School has scheduled its Parent-Teacher Conferences for next Monday and Tuesday, October 20-21 from 3:00-7:00 P.M.  Students will be dismissed at 1:30 P.M. on both of those days.  
     Parents of Kindergarten and First Grade Students may come either Monday or Tuesday at the following times according to the letter of their child's last name:
   Letters A through L - 3:00-5:00 P.M.
   Letters M through Z - 5:00-7:00 P.M.
     If parents of Kindergarten and/or First Grade students cannot come at  the scheduled time, they can come anytime on Monday or Tuesday evening.  If parents cannot come on either evening, they can contact their child's teacher(s) to schedule a conference at a time that they both agree on.
     Parents of Second Grade Students will experience a new format for P-T Conferences this year.  Parents will be provided with pertinent information in a group meeting on Monday, October 20th, at 5:30 P.M.  Parents will spent approximately 30 minutes in their child's homeroom and another 30 minutes with their child's reading/Sonday/language teacher(s) to learn more specific information. 
      If parents of the Second Grade Students would like to conference with their child's teacher(s) on an individual basis, they may sign up in their child's classroom at the Monday evening meeting for a conference on Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 P.M.
     We hope to see all of you at conferences.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Chadron Volunteer Firemen Educate Primary Students on Fire Prevention


    Volunteer members of the Chadron Fire Department were in attendance at Chadron Primary School on Friday, October 10th, to give students tips on how to prevent fires and what to do in the case of a fire.  Students had an opportunity to go inside one of the fire trucks, learn how the equipment is used, and how to "Stop, drop, and roll" in the case of a fire. 
     Thank you to the following volunteer firemen:  Natasha Sabourn, Hunter Hageman, Bubba Stolley, Matt Lordino, Andrew Johanson, and Steven Boeselager for giving the presentation.

First Quarter Perfect Attendance

Kindergarten and First Grade Students
 (Bounous, Claussen)
First Grade (Ferguson, Gardner)
and Second Grade Students
   Sixty-five students received perfect attendance the first quarter of school, from August 14 through October 10.   Thirty-one of the students were in Kindergarten; sixteen students were in First Grade; and eighteen students were in Second Grade.  In addition to attending school each day this quarter, students were also on time.  Keep up the good work students.  We hope that you continue your perfect attendance for the remainder of the year.

Friday, October 3, 2014

"Cardinals of the Month" Chosen at Chadron Primary School

September Cardinals of the Month
     Twelve students were chosen to be a "Cardinal of the Month" for the month of September.  They are:  Kindergarten:  Treydon Massa (Brayton), Tyson Pourier (Fisher), Illias Lehman (Hudson), Smith Ho Ching (Hoffman), Leanna Schumpert (Landreth); First Grade:  Devan Passero (Bounous), Gillian Conway (Claussen), Tanner Bauer (Ferguson), Tristin Frye (Gardner); Second Grade:  Zandar Bates (Cogdill), Talan Raymer (Hendrickson), Caden Buskirk (Uhing).  
     Each student at Chadron Primary School can earn a Cardinal Coupon each time he/she voluntarily exhibits "acts of kindness."  Each Cardinal Coupon that a student earns is put in his/her classroom jar.  Each month a student's name is selected from each classroom to be a "Cardinal of the Month."  The students who were chosen will be treated to a pizza party with the principal on October 17th.  A student can only be a "Cardinal of the Month" once.

Chadron Primary School Will Observe Walk-to-School Day

     Wednesday, October 8, 2014, students from Chadron Primary School are encouraged to walk to school.  If students live too far from school to walk, they will have an opportunity to walk around the high school track from 7:30-7:50 A.M.  Please send your child(ren) and come join us.