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					                                  LEOPARD’S PATH
                                            April 17, 2009
                                       Alhambra Primary: 488-2200

                                                          PTO NEWS:
Dates to Remember:                                        Golf Scramble will be Sunday, May 3 starting at 12:30 at
April:                                                    the Oak Brook Golf Club. If you are able to, we are asking for
22       9:00 Earth Day Activities                        the following donations from students in these classes:
23       Pre-K & EC Field trip
28-May   4 - NWEA Testing for 1st & 2nd Grade             Kindergarten - regular-sized cans of pork &            beans
30       Last Day for Spanish Camp                        1st & 2nd Grade - snack-size bags of chips
1        Kindergarten Visitation Day                      We need golfers! If you need a registration form, just
3        PTO Golf Scramble                                give us a call at the office.
4-8      Teacher Appreciation Week                        Please consider asking your employer if they would like to
5-6      NWEA Testing for Kindergarten                    sponsor a hole for $50.00 or if they
                                                          would like to donate anything to the raffle.
                                                          Help us spread the word.
Cafeteria Key Pad
Our cafeteria just received the key pad for our K - 2nd
grade students to enter their student ID number before    AFTER SCHOOL CAMPS:
they get their breakfast and/or lunch. This student ID    The Poetry Camp was canceled due to low enrollment. Those
number will not change from year to year, it will be      who signed up have been notified and have an opportunity to
their number for as long as they are in our district.     attend a one-day workshop.
We are sending home an instruction sheet with your
child’s number listed. Please help your child memorize    Ecology Camp registrations are now being accepted. This
this number and soon it will be just an automatic part    camp will be held May 11-15 from 3:15-4:15 and is
of their meal routine. This procedure is already being    open to K - 2nd grade students. The cost is $25.00.
used in most of the other buildings in the district.
                                                          KINDERGARTEN VISITATION DAY:
Earth Day Activities                                      Kindergarten parents, please note that your child will not
Parents, if you signed up to help April 22 during our     have school on Friday, May 1, due to the visitation day that
Earth Day activities, please be here at 9:00. Thank
                                                          will be held for our incoming kindergarten students.
you to everyone who donated items
for the garden and items for our
trashformations!                                          SUMMER        TUTORING:
                                                          If you are looking for a teacher who is willing to tutor your
Calendar of last 26 days                                  child over the summer, Judy Trelow is available to tutor
Mrs. Snyder put together a calendar to celebrate the      from her home in Highland for grades K - 2nd for the subjects
last 26 days of school using the alphabet. We are         of reading, language and writing. The fee is $20 per hour.
sending home a calendar with April on one side and May    Her number is 618-709-3267.
on the back. Each day has an activity that starts with    We have a complete list of tutors in the office. If you are
a letter in the alphabet. This starts next                interested, please call and we will send a copy home with
Wednesday by celebrating the letter “A”                   your child.
which will be Alhambra Spirit Day. Students
can wear an Alhambra t-shirt, leopard print clothes or
orange or black clothes.                                  STUDENT AUTHOR’S CORNER:
Picnic and Carnival
                                                          My trip to Tennessee.
We are sending home a flier explaining the upcoming
                                                          We woke up at 4:00 am to leave for our
picnic and carnival on May 27. If you can help, please
                                                          trip. When we got there we watched my
fill out the bottom section and return it to school as
                                                          brother play baseball.
soon as possible. Please note we are asking each
student to send in $3.00 to help cover the cost of the
                                                                 By Connor Bentlage

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