Northwest Newsletter Northwest Elementary 840 Green River Rd. Gaffney, SC 29341 (864) 487-1243 - April 2011 Cathy Curry-Bloise, Principal http://www.cherokee1.k12.sc.us/nwes/ Child Find Cherokee County Hoop Shoot Our school winners competed in the Cherokee All children are entitled to a free and appropriate County Hoop Shoot on March 19th. public education and equal opportunity to learn. Travis Winkler was the 4th grade overall winner and Child Find is a series of activities designed to also won $20 for making a shot during a drawing. seek out families and children who may need Students that represented Northwest were Tony Medrano, Leeanna Taylor, Katlyn Daniel, Travis special services. Winkler and Cody Transou. Child Find is targeted for children ages 3-21. Some children are born with physical and mental conditions that can interfere with normal growth Dates to Remember and development. Fortunately, many problems April 1 Student Recognition can be minimized or overcome if parents 4K: 9:00 seek help early. 5K and 1st: 9:30 If there appears to be a delay in any area of your 2nd and 3rd: 12:40 child’s development, you can seek information and 4th and 5th: 1:20 assistance from the Child Find coordinator. Once April 4-8 Spring Break a disability is identified, special programming or April 22 School Holiday services may be designed to help your child be April 26 District Young Writer’s Gala more successful in school and life activities. April 27 Preschool Registration For more information about how to arrange a April 28 Young Writer’s Tea Child Find screening, contact Johanna Jackson at 1st-2nd Grade 12:30 pm Cherokee County School District Office at April 29 Young Writer’s Tea 864-206-2246. 3rd-5th Grade 12:30 pm May 3 Movie Night 6:00 pm *Students must be accompanied by a parent Sterling Nicholas School Holiday May 23 School Dance (3rd-5th grade only) won the drawing May 25 Field Day for a bicycle from April 22nd Please note that the Spring Fling scheduled Ident-a-Kid. for April 21st has been cancelled. Congratulations! PASS TESTING We would like to congratulate our students May 9th-13th that had artwork selected for display at the District Arts Expo. They were Lily Peer, Bett Brumley, Cody Transou, Sarah Adams, There will be no more skate nights this Hunter Johnston, Kassie Phillips, Macy Peery, school year. Imanol Bautista, Kaitlyn Bolin, Austin Millwood, Brittany Medley, Kennedi Branch, ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sterling Nicholas, Talisha Watkins, Hope Moreno Remember to keep collecting Box Tops! and Anna Kathryn Jolley.