March 2011 - Spearfish School District

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					                                                                                               If your student
                                                                                               is late or
                                                                                               absent, PLEASE
                                                                                               call and let the
                                                                                               school know.
                                                                                                 Thanks for you
                                        March 2011                                                    help!

             Mission Statement – Inspiring children to become confident and creative builders of their future

Vision Statement – Providing an exemplary educational environment that promotes individual development, intellectual
                                        growth, and responsible citizenship

             Two Spring Fundraisers                                   Kindergarten Registration
  The West PAC fundraising committee is planning
  two spring fundraisers: Family Fun and Fitness                On March 8 & 9, West will hold
  (FFF) Night and Teacher Pizza Delivery Night.                 Kindergarten Registration for the
                                                                2011-2012 school year. Please bring a
  Here are the tentative plans for these fundraisers:
                                                                certified copy of your child’s birth
  FFF – will be held on April 28 from 4:30 pm to                certificate, social security number and
  6:30 pm. Fitness/Fun booth activities will be                 immunization records with you.
  offered for kids to participate in. No need to make
  dinner. Pizza, drinks, cotton candy, and popcorn
  will be sold. Raffle prizes will also be awarded to                             Parking
  winners.                                                      Again we ask that you drop off and pick
                                                                up your child on King Street before
  Teacher Pizza Delivery Night – will be a fun                  and after school. This really lessens
  evening for all involved. On Tuesday, May 17,                 traffic and congestion in the bus
  from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm West teachers will be                 drop-off lane near the front doors.
  delivering hot pizzas. Spearfish families and                 If you are in doubt about where to drop-off in the
  community members who order their pizza can                   morning, just visit with Bill, our friendly custodian,
  designate the proceeds to this special West                   who is out every morning helping parents and
  fundraiser.                                                   drivers safely deliver kids to our school.

  We are in the initial stages of planning both
  fundraisers and will need parent volunteers to sign           National School Breakfast Week
  up to help. A sign-up sheet is available in the main          Please come join your students for breakfast during the
  office or call 717-1205. More information will be             week of March 7-11.
  coming home soon.                                             Monday: Cereal or Oatmeal with Yogurt
                                                                Tuesday: Chocolate Chip Pancakes and Sausage
                                                                Wednesday: Cheese Omelet and Bacon
                                                                Thursday: Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
                                                                Friday: Egg, Cheese and Sausage Biscuit
                                                                Hope to see you at breakfast! Rumor has it a special
                                                                guest may be visiting at breakfast that week!
                                                                Upcoming Events
                                                        March 2       Read Across America
                                                        March 2       PAC Fundraising Mtg. – 10:00 am
                                                        March 7-11    National School Breakfast Week
                                                        March 8 & 9   Kindergarten Registration
                                                        March 3       P/T Conferences 3:30-7:00
                                                        March 14      School Bd. Mtg. – 5:30 pm
                                                        March 16-18   NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
                                                        March 22      Spring Pictures
                                                        March 23-25   Kindergarten Screening for next year
                                                        March 23-25   NO SCHOOL for Kdg., Mrs.
                                                                      Klinkel’s or PreK Classes
                                                        March 24      Jump Rope For Heart 3:30-5:00 at
            Jump Rope For Heart                                       the High School
This year’s Jump Rope for Heart “jump-a-thon”           April 15      LATE START (In service) – Bell
will be held on Thursday, March 24th, from 3:30 –                     rings at 10:15 am.
5:00 pm at the High School Gymnasium for those          April 22 & 25 NO SCHOOL – Easter Break
                  students participating. Students
                  are responsible for their own
                   transportation to and from the
                    event.                                            Late Start
                    Students will be able to ride the   On days when the School District
                   bus on that day from West            calls for a “late start” for the
                     Elementary to the High School      school day, please bring your child
                     if they wish.
                                                        no earlier than 9:50 am. The
                Jump Rope for Heart is a program        school bell will ring at 10:15 am.
designed to promote physical fitness and heart
health through the fun activity of jumping rope. It
                                                        Thank you!
is co-sponsored by the American Heart Association
and the American Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance.
Students will have six person teams with two
members jumping at all times. Drawings will be
held for door prizes donated by many local
businesses during this time. All of the money
collected will be sent to the American Heart

Last year West and East Elementary together raised
over $20,000! If you have any questions, please
contact Mr. Martin @ 717-1205 or email:

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