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April Newsletter 2014

We had a busy and productive March.We started the SAGE (Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence) testing, which is the new end of year testing, this month with grades 3-5.This first section of testing was on writing.The students were given two writing prompts, one opinion and one informational. We will continue the testing for math, language arts and science beginning on April 28- May 20th.Please make every effort to see that your child is to school during this testing window. Here are a few tips to help you prepare your child to do their best.
1.Explain that the tests will show how much he has learned. Encourage him to try his best, but don’t put so much emphasis on them that he feels stressed.
2.Limit activities the night before tests. Be sure your child gets to bed on time and sets an alarm for the next morning.
3.On test day, have your student eat an energy boosting breakfast.
Thanks to everyone for your wonderful support of our first Family Leadership Night.The students did …