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 May: 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. NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL: 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 prizes.