Sag Harbor School News, October 10


Sag Harbor Elementary SchoolThe theme for the year is “Keeping on TRACK,” with the letters of the word track representing the character traits of teamwork, respect and responsibility, achievement, caring, and knowledge and kindness.

As part of school bus safety, Assistant Principal Donna Denon gave a presentation on how being safe on the bus helps us stay on TRACK At Morning Program, the bus drivers were introduced and bus safety rules were reviewed and discussed. School monitor and crossing guard Catherine Carlozzi assisted with the Top Ten Ways to Stay on TRACK on the bus. The PowerPoint can be viewed on the Sag Harbor Elementary School page of the district website.

Soon it will be time for Partners in Print, a five-week literacy workshop program for supporting parents of kindergartners and first-graders who are helping their children learn how to read. Partners in Print is designed to develop strong school-site parent involvement, prepare and empower parents to help their children become successful readers, and encourage oral language development and comprehension. The program begins on Thursday, October 17, with a night for parents only, at 7 p.m. in the library. On the following four Thursday evenings, the time is from 6 to 7:15 p.m. and is for the parent and child together. The workshop titles are Drawing Meaning from Text; Playing with Print; Praise, Pause, Prompt, Predict; and The Reading-Writing Connection. Registration forms are due on Friday, October 11.

Brochures for this year’s After School Enrichment Experiences, popularly known as clubs, have been sent home to families of third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders. There will be three eight-week sessions for each club and session one begins on October 15.

There is no school for students on Monday, October 14, in observance of Columbus Day.

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