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Please stop by the Smithville Mid-Continent Public Library to view the artwork on display!
Thanks to all of the families that came to the 5th Grade Cardboard Arcade, it was a great evening of fun!
Kindergarten and First grade students continue to work on the design process in the Innovation Lab. They are working on their initial sketch and following that sketch to build.
2nd grade continues to focus on creating circuits using our Makey Makeys.
3rd through 5th grade are working on their typing skills before they head into their next project. 6th grade is beginning to work on their invention project that will last the majority of the year. Be sure to check out the awesome things we are doing in the Innovation Lab by following #EHECreates
The Library has been a busy place. We have been working on library skills that help us locate a just right book in the library. Many student have been working on becoming Totally Twain by reading all of the Mark Twain nominees for 2018. You can find more info about being totally twain on the our
Also keep an eye on Mrs. Bennaka's Twitter for pictures from the library. #ehereads
During the month of November and December, counseling lessons have been focused on teaching the Zones of Regulation. The Zones of Regulation help students self-regulate their behaviours, emotions, and sensory needs. The Zones can be compared to traffic signs. When given a green light, one is "good to go". A yellow sign means be aware or take caution. A red sign means stop. The Blue Zone can be compared to the rest area signs where one goes to rest or re-energize.
All of the zones are expected at one time or another, but the curriculum focuses on teaching students how to manage their Zone based on the environment and people around them. For example, when playing on the playground or in an active/competitive game, no one would think twice about one being in the Yellow Zone, but that would not be same in the library. I hope your student finds this information to be helpful not only at school but a tool you can use at home as well. The more children are able to name or identify their feelings the better we as parents can offer help in teaching them ways to regulate their feelings.
Please reach out to me at anytime if you have questions or if I can be of help to you or your student. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make sure that your child is bringing athletic shoes through the winter months. With all the bad weather I understand that your child might need to wear boots to school. I have encouraged your child to pack athletic shoes in their backpacks so they can change into them before PE.
8:45 a.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday)
9:05 a.m. (Wednesday)
School End Time:
3:40 p.m. Monday-Friday
Students being picked up by parents and students riding the buses will be dismissed at 3:35 p.m.
Birthday treats must fit the healthy snack standard in order to be served at school. Please keep in mind that you can order birthday treats from OPAA to ensure that they fit the smart snack standard. Please contact CurtisA@smithville.k12.mo.us for ordering.
Homemade birthday treats will not be permitted. Please see the list below for ideas for healthy snacks that may be sent for birthday treats:
The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 directed the USDA to establish science-based nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold and/or served to students in school, during the school day. Smart Snacks in School Beverage Standards can be found here.
Our mission is to be awesome for kids and in turn be awesome for our community! If you need anything or have questions, please reach out! Together we make a great team!
Mrs. Carroll Mrs. Schrage
Assistant Principal Principal
Dec. 12:Late Start Wednesday, K-6 students may arrive at 8:50 AM, School begins at 9:05 AM, No EC Classes
Dec. 18: Eagle Heights Jubilee Concert 7PM located at PAC
Dec. 19:Late Start Wednesday, K-6 students may arrive at 8:50 AM, School begins at 9:05 AM, No EC Classes
Dec. 21:Family, Leadership, and Passion Day
Dec. 24-Jan. 1: Winter Break, No School
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