Quentin Elementary Newsletter
11050 W. Whyman Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323
Office: 623-478-6000 Attendance: 623-478-6001 Fax: 623-478-6020
Mrs. Pacheco, Principal Mrs. Macdonald, Assistant Principal Mrs. Chapman, Dean of Students
Volume 3, Issue 8 March 2010
March Parking Lot Safety
1st-5th: Read Across America Week Please make sure as you enter the Quentin Cam-
pus you yield for pedestrians in the crosswalks.
5th: 6th-8th Grade Dance 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Many students cross from the school to cars
3rd, 10th, 24th & 31st: Wednesday early release parked across the parking lot or the street. Also,
dates 1:20pm there have been some instances where duty staff-
8th-12th: Math & Reading Benchmark Assessments have not been able to communicate with students
& Drug and Tobacco Prevention Week clearly due to excessively loud music coming from
9th: Governing Board Meeting @ Underdown Learn- cars going through our parking lot. Please turn
ing Center 5:45 p.m. down your car stereos so that students are able to
10th-12th: Parent/Teacher Conferences hear duty staff. Thank you!
EARLY RELEASE AT 1:20PM AIMS TESTING DATES
15th-19th: SPRING BREAK (No School) Attendance matters especially during AIMS. Help prepare
your child for AIMS and clear your calendars of any vacations
23rd: Mega Meeting PTA, Site Council 8:00-9:00
or other appointments during the following dates:
a.m. & Student Council in Cafeteria @ 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 12: Day 1 Apr. 19: Day 5
25th: Spring Pictures (non-uniform) Apr. 13: Day 2 Science Grades 4th & 8th
Apr. 14: Make-ups Apr. 20: Make-ups
Apr. 15: Day 3 Apr. 21: Make-ups
Meeting News Apr. 16: Day 4
A BIG thanks to the parents who attended the February
Mega Meeting on “AIMS Prep” and to the 4th grade stu- Counselor News
dents who played a variety of songs on their recorders.
This month our meeting will focus on a District Budget Pres- Drug and Tobacco Prevention Week!
entation & AIMS. Our 3rd graders will be presenting multi- Quentin Sharks in “3 D” Destiny, Determination, and Di-
plication rhymes. rection! Drugs Destroy Dreams!
Students will be learning and celebrating a drug free life-
style by the following activities:
Lets hear it for the Girls Basketball Team bringing *Door Decorating Contest
home a trophy!!!! Coaches R Garcia and I Garcia are *Daily Messages over announcements
proud to announce that Camaria Spivey, Puao Dole, *K-8 Guidance Counseling Lessons from
Shaterra Belvins, Cassandra Trevino, Ja’Nay Pierson, and Ms. Vangie
Sieanna Molina won 2nd place in the 7th Grade Girl’s Bas- *Dress down/up spirit days such as:
ketball championship game Friday, February 12th Monday 3/8: Hugs not Drugs!! Bring your favorite
against Estrella Vista. Their winning trophy is dis- stuffed animal. (Must leave it in classroom.)
played in the front office. Tuesday 3/9: Shade out Drugs! Wear sunglasses to
school. (Must be removed while in classroom.)
Kindergarten News Wednesday 3/10: Put a cap on drugs! Wear a hat to
Kindergarten students and their families had a lot of fun cele- school (No inappropriate logos, and they may be worn
brating Mardi Gras on February 16th. They made masks and during class)
put on a parade, tossing goodies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Thursday 3/11: “Color me Free” Color your hair . WEAR
classes. Also, Mrs. Romijn’s and Ms. Hanson’s class are SCHOOL UNIFORM
very excited about our science project! We should have Friday 3/12: Team up against Drugs: Wear your favorite
baby chicks hatching from eggs before Spring Break! Any- teams sports SHIRT with UNIFORM bottoms. The shirt
one who wants a pet chicken can contact Mrs. Romijn or Ms.
must be tucked in.
Hanson, they will be given away on a first come first serve