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					                                                            Northwest Newsletter
                                                                            Northwest Elementary
                                                                    840 Green River Rd. Gaffney, SC 29341
                                                                               (864) 487-1243
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        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.

				
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