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Hello, Eagles! Here's what's happening at McAlpine this week. It's Picture Week, Read Across America Week and College & Career Readiness Week!
 
Monday - Rotation A in-person
Picture Day for Rotation A 
Reading can be silly.  Read a silly story and wear a silly hat.
Tuesday - Rotation A in-person
When you read, you can learn about an important American.  Read a book about a famous American and dress like them.  It can be an inventor, celebrity, educator, etc. Rotation A Read-In! (time to be determined by teachers)
Wednesday - All students remote 
Students share their favorite book with the class and dress up as their favorite character.
Thursday - Rotation B in-person
Picture Day for Rotation B in-person
When you read, you can learn about an amazing athlete.  Read about an influential athlete and bring something to represent your favorite athlete or sports team.
Friday - Rotation B in-person
Let's celebrate that reading is relaxing.  Dress in your PJs and bring a fuzzy friend to read with. Rotation B Read-In! (Time to be determined by teachers)

Save these dates!
March 11th & 16th - Virtual Kindergarten Beginners Nights - Spread the word to your friends and neighbors!
March 15th - Deadline for 5th grade yearbook dedication
March 17th - Eagle Night Out 
March 17th - 26th - Dance Fit Boosterthon 
April 1st - Deadline for yearbook photo submissions
April 1st - 9th - Spring Break

Have a great week!
Your McAlpine PTO

To find the Daily Symptom Checker, go to our school webpage .and there is a gray button on the left side that says daily symptoms screener. Also, the green letter sent to home had the QR code that you can scan. Just need your child 10 digit student ID.
Daily Sympton Screener
Bus Rider Attestation

Smile! It's school picture day!
March 1st - Rotation A
March 4th - Rotation B
Remote students should receive a sign up link.

If your student misses their day or cannot make any of the times in the sign up link, you can also upload your own photo. Click below for instructions.
Upload your own photo!
YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW!
Don’t miss the opportunity to give your student this historic keepsake they will cherish forever! 

ORDERING A YEARBOOK IS EASY! Just click below! 
DEADLINE: To guarantee your student a copy of the yearbook, order by April 11, 2021.

If you have any questions, please send email to yearbookmcalpine@gmail.com.
Click here to order your yearbook!
5th Grade Yearbook Dedication
Surprise your 5th grader with a special dedication in the yearbook celebrating their very last year of elementary school. Share your favorite memory or best wishes for middle school along with your favorite picture.
5TH GRADE DEDICATION: $15.00

HOW TO CREATE:
• Click on the link above or scan the QR code on the flier linked here.
• Select “Start Your Ad” and follow the prompts.

DEADLINE:
To reserve your space in the yearbook, please create and submit by March 15, 2021.
We need your help more this year more than ever. Please consider sharing your pictures of your students with us for consideration in the yearbook. We want to see what they’re up to and capture it all in this year’s yearbook! It’s super easy to share from your phone or your computer!

HOW TO SHARE PHOTOS: Upload photos at www.hjeshare.com OR download the HJeSHARE app Enter school code: mcalpine

DEADLINE: The last day to submit photos for consideration in the yearbook will be April 1, 2021. 
Thank you so much to all the families that joined Mrs. Fazio last Wednesday evening to learn more about Math! She has recorded the presentation and will let everyone know when and where it will be made available should you want to view. Below is a link to a feedback form for all who attended.
Math Night Feedback
Save the date for our next Eagles Night Out on Wednesday, March 17! It's a double fundraiser with both Nothing But Noodles and Marble Slab participating. Be sure to stop by for ice cream and see "celebrity" scoopers from Boosterthon!
Exciting news!!!   The South County Branch of the Public Library has reopened!!!  Students and parents can go into the library starting March 1 and wander around to look for books.  Go check out the library and see all the new features after the remodel and check out a stack of books to take home.

Our McAlpine Eagles Dance Fit will kick off in just 3 weeks on Wednesday, 3/17. Our goal is to strengthen our school community by having fun, inspiring our students to live with character, and to raise funds to improve our school.

Heres what all students can get excited about:

· Fun, engaging character development lessons

· A high-energy event to give our school a much-needed boost of fun!

If your family feels its not in the position to financially support the school, thats ok. Families can actually support our school by also SHARING about our fundraiser with friends and family online. Sharing IS supporting.

March School Menu

Now through the end of the 2020-2021 school year, students attending in-person instruction will be provided breakfast and lunch at no charge.

All meals will be individually packaged by School Nutrition staff.

Meal Bundle Distribution - March 2021

Weekly pick-up of meal bundles will continue on Wednesdays in March from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at select pick-up locations across the district. Meal bundle pick-up dates are March 3, March 10, March 17, March 24, March 31.  View pick up locations here.

March Menu

The specials area team (art, media, music, and PE) has a newsletter!  This contains media updates, weekly materials needed for art, etc. Click below to access this week's newsletter.

 
Specials Area Newsletter
Congratulations, Mrs. Rayson and Ms. Whitehead! McAlpine's Teacher of the Year and Teacher Assistance of the Year! 

Join us on Facebook @McAlpine PTO. The McAlpine PTO Facebook page. This is a closed group so you must answer the security questions to be admitted. 
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