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District Announcements
Elementary Master Schedule
Figuring out which “special” an elementary school student is participating in during a school week is now just a matter of following the calendar and a short set of numbers.

Beginning this school year, Westside Community Schools has created a common master elementary schedule, which should make things simpler for parents/guardians and their children.  “Specials” (physical education, music, art, and foreign language) are on a four-day rotation.  Below is a pdf that lists numbers, which represent the four different “specials” for the next six weeks of the academic year for all elementary school.  Your child’s teacher will communicate which number (one through four) corresponds to the special activity for the day.

Also, for the parents/guardians of fifth and sixth grade band/strings students, the pdf also includes information on band/string cycle days.

Specials Calendar through Nov. 14
 
Swanson Elementary ..... Home of the Swanson Superstars!

What Is Love and Logic?

“Parenting with Love and Logic” is a five-week parent-training program designed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc.  Please click here for details and registration information! Classes will be held at Loveland Elementary School and begin October 21st! 


 


 

Outdoor Ed
It's that time of year again! Cool weather, leaves falling, sleeping bags and overnight at Outdoor Education! Enjoy 6th graders! Click here for "good-bye" pictures.






 
United Way Drive for Students
Congratulations Swanson and United Way!
United Way Totals 
K - 3  $292.88
4 - 6  $176.51
 
Total  $469.39
 
K-3 Team enjoyed a refreshing treat Friday afternoon.
 





 

 

Soil Study in 2nd Grade
In Science we are studying the difference between potting soil and sandy soil. Students were given the opportunity to put on their scientist cap and investigate and observe these two types of soil. We used magnifying glasses and some of our senses to study the soils. We then discussed how these two types of soil were alike and different. Click here for more photos!






 
Pizza Adjectives
We have been talking about adjectives in first grade and how they are used to describe a noun. We used pizza to help us with this by filling out a five senses chart. The kids enjoyed eating pizza and writing down many adjectives to describe how pizza feels, tastes, smells, looks like, and even sounds like when they were chewing it! Here are some pictures of the kids while they were “investigating” their pizza! Click here for more pictures!
 
Community Club Volunteer Signups
Do you have 15 minutes?
Morning Parent Helpers!
The staff would like to have parent assistance during morning drop off.  Parents are needed to open car doors and help keep your eye on kids and traffic until the teachers are able to open the doors for the children at 8:30 a.m.  The time needed is from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m.  Please sign up! - Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
   1.  Click this link to go to our invitation page on Volunteer Spot: http://vols.pt/fu4yBz
   2.   Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on Volunteer Spot)
   3.   Sign up! Choose your spots – Volunteer Spot will send you an automated confirmations
Note:  Volunteer Spot does not share your email address with anyone.
 
On-Going Opportunities to help!
We have a Community Club volunteer page available throughout the year at http://vols.pt/9K1Y2W
 
School Pictues
Did your smile look crooked? Did your eyes shut down? Did your hair stand up? Was the camera flash too bright? Did you forget your picture money? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have your school pictures retaken on Thursday, October 30th. Please return your whole picture package to Mrs. Jolkowski as soon as possible. If you were absent on picture day, please let Mrs. Jolkowski know so your picture can be included in the yearbook!
Swanson Movie in the Park
The Lego Movie was a big success. The popcorn and treats were a hit. The big screen...priceless! Click here to see more pictures.



 
Swanson Family Picnic
The family picnic sponsored by Swanson's Community Club was a fun evening for everyone. Thank you to all the parents who stopped to register iPads! Click here for pictures!




 
First Week of School
The first week of school went quickly! The teachers have enjoyed getting to know their students and families. Click here or some back-to-school photos.
Bravo Teaching Award
Congratulations to Marlo Tomich! You are one of the 2014 winners of the Westside Foundation Bravo Teaching Awards. The Bravo Award recognizes teachers who skillfully and successfully tap into the unique academic, social, emotional and/or physical talents of students and who inspire students to fully engage in school and/or community life.





 
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