Story telling Festival

ATTENTION

STORYTELLERS!

GRADES 4-6

IF YOU LOVE TO TELL STORIES AND PERFORM IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE–THIS IS THE ACTIVITY FOR YOU!

Windridge Elementary Storytelling Festival

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

You could go on to represent our school at the

Davis Storytelling Festival on January 22, 2015,

with an opportunity to perform at

Weber State University February 23 to 25, 2015.

 

  1. Fill out the bottom portion of this paper and place it in Mrs. Harris’ box in the office by Tuesday, November 11, 2014.
  2. Come to a 20-minute workshop on Thursday, October 23 and/or Thursday, November 6, during the lunch hour.  Bring a sack lunch.  Presentation from 12:20 to 12:40 in room #31 (SEM Room).   We will give you a detailed packet to help you prepare—story ideas, presentation ideas, websites, etc.
  3.  Start looking for a story/folktale that you can re-tell in 3-5 minutes.
  4.  Be prepared to tell your story at our Windridge Festival on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  A representative will be chosenat that time.  Your presentation will be given between 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the SEM room #31.  A detailed time will be given later so parents can come.  You will be excused from class for a short period of time.
  5.  Contact Staci Taylor 801-593-8620 or jstaylor89@msn.com with questions or if you need help with story ideas.

 I am interested in the Storytelling Festival.  I will be at the workshops listed above in room #31 (Mrs. Harris’ SEM Room).

Student Name__________________________________

 

Phone Number_____________________  Email:  _____________________

 

Grade_____________

 

Teacher_________________________________

 

Parent’s signature____________________________

RED RIBBON WEEK

RED RIBBON WEEK ACTIVITIES

THE MAGIC WORD FOR DRUG FREE KIDS IS NO!

OCTOBER 20TH-24TH

TUESDAY–WEAR YOUR MAGICAL BOOTS TO GIVE DRUGS THE BOOT

WEDNESDAY–WEAR YOUR MAGICAL HAT TO KEEP IN YOUR HEAD THE MAGIC WORD, “NO!”

THURSDAY–WEAR RED!!!

FRIDAY—WEAR YOUR HAIR MAGICAL!!!!

Martin Luther King Junior Speech

Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

This contest will give students the opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Dr.King and what they can do to make a positive difference.

 

Windridge Contest held during week of October 20-24, 2014.

 

One representative from grade K-2 and 3-6 will go on to a district contest held on December 8, 2014.

 

District winner cash prizes for 1st place $100, 2nd place $75 and 3rd place $50

District winners will also present their speech at various district events (December 15 and January 14). 

 

Contact:  Brenda Harris  801-628-9742 cell bharris@dsdmail.net

Registration forms in the office.

MEMBERSHIP CONTEST AND DRAWING

MEMBERSHIP CONTEST ENDS SEPT. 19TH!  THE CLASS WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF MEMBERSHIP WINS A FREE PIZZA PARTY!  IF YOU HAVEN’T SIGNED UP FOR PTA, IT IS NOT TOO LATE!  JOIN TODAY!  EITHER HERE ON THIS WEBSITE UNDER MEMBERSHIIP OR SEND YOUR MONEY TO THE SCHOOL!

WINNERS ANNOUNCED ON SEPT. 19TH!  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWING, YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE PTA!  PRIZES INCLUDE JAZZ TICKETS, UTAH, BYU, AND UTAH STATE TICKETS PLUS LOTS MORE!  DON’T WAIT!  JOIN TODAY!

Walk More in Four 2014

Sometime in the last week, your child should have brought home a piece of paper with the heading WALK MORE IN FOUR 2014.    This is to encourage to walk or bike to school safely.  It is important to keep track of their walking and submit your form.  Our school could win $500 if we have the highest percentage of students walking/biking to school.  Here is the link to the website for safety tips and more information:  index.php?id=15

Box Tops

We will be collecting Box Tops for the 2014-2015 school year!!!

  • Trimmed and cut out.

  • In a plastic zip lock bag.
  • With their teacher’s name and grade on the bag.
  • Enter them in the collection spot by the front office.

We will be awarding the top class with a party!!!

Grades K-3 will compete for a party.

Grades 4-6 will compete for a party.

Dead lline for the 1st competition is December 19, 2014.

Help your Child’s class win and send in the Box Tops.

PTA Membership Contest

FREE PIZZA PARTY FOR THE CLASS WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PTA MEMBERSHIIP!

When a parent (or teacher) joins the PTA, their child’s class earns a minion!  Have more than one child?  Follow the instructions below so that your child(ren) receive credit for your membership:

1.  A PTA envelope that is filled out with payment enclosed or

               2.  If they have a sibling in the school,  they can bring an envelope saying that they sent their payment with their other child (they need to include child’s name and teacher) or

                 3.  If they purchased their membership online or back to school, they need to bring a receipt in showing payment. 

Remember you get a minion for your classroom when your teacher joins, also!