Cheri's Weekly Update 2-13-14

posted Feb 14, 2014, 10:57 AM by Cynthia Friedman
Upcoming Events:
Friday, Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day
Sunday, Feb. 16 Cheri’s students dance at Asian Celebration (4:30pm)
Monday, Feb. 17 No School. Presidents’ Day.
Tuesday, Feb. 18 Field Trip to “Musical Time Machine” Concert at Hult Center
Friday, Feb. 21 Pasta Dinner 

!NO SCHOOL NEXT MONDAY, FEB. 17 in honor of President’s Day.

VALENTINE’S DAY: We’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day this Friday, Feb 14. The children are weaving special, heart-shaped envelopes for their cards. A list of the student names is attached so children can label cards for their classmates. Distributing cards is optional; however if you choose to bring Valentines, please be sure there is one for every student. 

MUSICAL TIME MACHINE: Next Tuesday, Feb. 18, we attend this youth concert presented by the Eugene Symphony.  We leave school on an LTD bus at 9:25 and return by 12:05. Tickets for this performance cost $5.00 and scholarships are available.

SHARING THEME: Week of Feb. 17: Your Choice, Week of Feb. 24: A Hand tool

HOMEWORK: Please return homework packets Friday morning.

ASIAN CELEBRATION: This year’s Celebration, held at the Fairgrounds, is scheduled for Feb. 15-16. Our class will perform their Bhangra Dance routine on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16, at 4:30. Please meet behind the Main Stage by 4:00. Children are admitted free and every dancer’s family will receive one free adult admission ($4.00). The Asian Celebration is an incredible experience. Come early and spend the day! Ask for your free adult ticket at the entrance. They have the list of participating Bhangra dancers. Check the website for more information: www.asiancelebration.org

UPCOMING EVENT: Every year Ridgeline holds a Project Fair. Students research a topic of their choice then create a visual display to share information with others. This year’s Project Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 11. Here are some examples of projects completed by students from previous years: a model of a car engine built with Legos, pictures of pets and how to care for them, pictures and facts about the life of Houdini, a mobile of the solar system, a volcano model, pictures and facts showing the life cycle of a frog, a plant experiment, rules and playing instructions for soccer, 3 generations of a “family tree”. Families can come and enjoy the displays right after school at 3:15 or later in the evening from 6:00-7:00. If you need more information, a cardboard display board ($3 from school office) or project ideas, let me know.

MAY FLOWERS?: We have Narcissus bulbs to plant. If you can come in during the school day and help the children dig holes and plant the bulbs outside, please let me know.

*For more information about Ridgeline events, please visit the website: www.ridgeline.org
 
Cheri and Azusa

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