Sunday, November 23, 2014

Star News Update 11/23/2014


The UE PTO  wishes you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Please CLICK HERE to read the December letter from Principal Cliff Beaver

Citadel Heart of Learning Award

Please nominate a teacher you feel is deserving recognition for their performance.

This award is a wonderful chance to recognize one or more of the teachers from UE. The judges review the quality of the nominations, not necessarily the quantity, so please be specific as to why you chose the teacher. 

It's easy to nominate from this link which is also found on the front page of our school website:


In October, the third through fifth grade was treated to an assembly called, Jack's Adventure in American History.  This was a very entertaining show where Jack was cramming for his upcoming test and his history book magically burst.  He met some of the most exciting people in our nation's history, including George Washington, Betsy Ross, Henry Ford and Neil Armstrong.  The show was very interactive and loved by the students!
On December 1st, the entire school will have a visit from Bright Stars Theater, and attend an assembly titled,Holidays Around the World.  They will learn about various traditions and holidays which abound during the winter.  With the help of a magical map, the audience will be whisked around the globe to learn about celebrations from Kwanzaa to Christmas to the Festival of Lights.  They will ring in the Chinese New Year, and play hero to St. Lucia Day in Sweden, learn about the Lohri Festival, and the Junkanoo Festival of the Bahamas.   It is sure to be an exciting way to kick off the holiday season!


Please follow the correct procedure for morning drop off.

No child is to be dropped off in the drop off zone prior to 8:40 AM or after 8:55 AM.

Children are only permitted to be dropped off when Mr. Colverson is visible on the sidewalk and the doors are unlocked. If you are early do not leave your child to wait unsupervised, please wait until Mr. Colverson arrives and the doors are unlocked at 8:40 AM. Children are not permitted to be waiting on the sidewalk unsupervised. If you arrive after 8:55 AM, and do not see Mr. Colverson on the sidewalk, the side doors are now locked. Please park your car and walk your child into the school. Children are not permitted to walk from the side drop off to the front of the school unsupervised. There is a lot of car and bus traffic at the school at this time of day.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter, our students' safety is top priority.

*********Calling all Elves*********

Volunteers Needed for After School Holiday Craft Workshop
Help the PTO and UE facilitate a holiday craft workshop, where the kids can make great crafts to bring home, give as gifts, or simply show off during the holidays. 
There are 9 crafts to choose from listed on the attached flyer. CLICK HERE for flyer, CLICK HERE for photos.
Flyer will be sent home with children this week. Flyers must be returned to school no later than Tuesday, November 25, 2014.  No exceptions.
Date & Time:  December 4th from 3:30-5 (set up at 3:00) ALL CHILDREN MUST BE PICKED UP PROMPTLY AT 5 PM
Location: Cafeteria
Volunteers.  Looking for parents and HS students help with up to 10 stations of crafts (Parent to HS Student ratio 1:1).  Snacks will be available. 
Any questions, please contact Shannon Bellafiore:

Square One Art is currently in production at the factory.  We expected to receive the shipment to UE the week of December 8th.  Please be on the look out for products to come home that same week of December 8th.



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