The first graders went to the Civic Center on Thursday to see The Cat in the Hat. A big THANKS to our parent volunteers.
Thanks to Miss Saylor, the Van Meter first graders had the first 3 rows!
The kids were very entertained and very respectful during the performance.
On Friday, all Van Meter students paid their respect to Officer Carlos Puente-Morales.
The students were very respectful during the processional.
Iowa Assessments will be taken this week for 2nd-5th grade students. Some of the men and women from the Drake basketball team came to our school to kick-off a great week of testing. The kids were entertained by some dunks and a couple of games of knockout.
The Van Meter Elementary School Carnival is Saturday, April 9th from 5:00-8:00.
There will be all kinds of fun, so I hope that you can attend. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks to those that donated items for our classroom basket.
- Spelling test will be on Friday.
- There will be math homework on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
- Fluency bags will be sent home on Monday and need to be returned on Friday. The book titles are: See the Birds, A Bath for Mert, Fox and Crow, and Meet Gert.
- April snack calendars were sent home on Friday.
- The 1st grade Music program is April 21st at 6:30. The students should arrive 15 minutes early.
- Puppy Dog Relays are Thursday, May 5th. K-2 will be competing in the morning and 3-5 will be in the afternoon. If you would like to help out, please let me know.