EARLY DISMISSALS CONTINUE
School will continue to be dismissed at 2:30 on Wednesday afternoons. In November, school will be dismissed at 2:30 on November 6, 13 and 20.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
Daylight Savings Time will end at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 3. Remember to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night. Students should report to school on Monday, November 7 on Central Standard Time.
Snack Attack will be held after school on the following November date:
- Tuesday, November 12
This is a good opportunity to have an affordable and healthy snack after school. Proceeds benefit the Alcott student council.
The schedule for the rest of the year for Snack Attack will be:
-Tuesday, December 17
-Tuesday, January 14
-Thursday, February 13
-Tuesday, March 18
-Tuesday, April 15
-Sno-Cone Day Tuesday, May 13
5th GRADE MUSIC PROGRAM
Alcott 5th graders are scheduled to have their music program on November 14th at 7:00 PM. This will be held at the French Chapel on the Hastings College campus. There will be a letter sent home with 5th graders with more information in the near future.
Veteran’s Day is November 11th. Several of our classes are corresponding with service men and women in Iraq. If you know a veteran, let them know you appreciate their
service. Additionally, the 5th grade class will be attending a Veteran’s Day presentation at the City Auditorium from 11:00-12:00 on Nov. 11.
The Alcott PTO will be hosting Amigos Night on November 11 from 5:00-7:30 PM. It will be at Amigos location on Burlington.
Alcott PTO will meet on November 12 at 7:00 PM. Parents/guardians of Alcott students are always invited to attend. Meetings are held in the music room.
STUDENT COUNCIL CANDLE SALES
Student Council’s annual Sugar Shack Candle Sale is currently going on. Your child should have brought home an order form last week. Order forms should be turned into the classroom teacher by Monday, November 11. Orders will not be accepted unless payment is included with the order form. Candles will be here in time for Christmas! If you have any question or need another order form, please contact Mrs. Jenkins or Mrs. Choyeski at 461-7580. The candles will make nice gifts for Christmas J
HASTINGS PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
The Hastings Public Schools school board meeting will be held on November 18. This meeting is held at 7:00 PM at the city council chambers. The public is invited to attend.
This month has been loaded with plenty of check-outs. We are pleased to report that over 650 books come in and out of our library each week. Also, this month students have been looking for bookworms! If they found one while reading, they may come into the library and answer a question about their book and pick a prize.