Mease Message

Mease Message

02/21/2017

Mease Message

February 21, 2017

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PATHS Bake Sale - this event has been cancelled due to lack of responses.  We appreciate those people who did volunteer, however, we did not have enough volunteers to bake and work the sale to make it happen.  There will be another opportunity to help out this spring at the Family Fun Literacy Night on April 27th.  Several volunteers will be needed for this event.  Please keep this date in mind, thank you.

Parent Teacher Conference Notes - please return to your child's teacher by TOMORROW.  If you have not seen the note, please contact your child's teacher to find out your assigned time.  If you need change your conference time please contact your child's teacher to reschedule.  

Box Top Update - the spring mailing deadline is quickly approaching. Please send in your Box Tops before they expire!  Thank you.

Elementary Yearbooks - If you would like to order a yearbook please send the order form with $10.00 cash or check payable to Humboldt Schools to school by March 3rd.  There are extra order forms in the office if you need one.  Yearbooks will be delivered before the end of the school year. 

Preschool Round Up - Will take place on Thursday, March 16th.  This will be a come and go event running from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Mease Elementary.  Children must be 4 years old by September 15, 2017 to enroll in 4 year old preschool at Mease.  HCSD receives a statewide voluntary preschool grant so we are able to offer FREE preschool.  To register for Preschool Round Up please contact Michelle Thomas at mthomas@humboldt.k12.ia.us.  If you have questions prior to the event please call 515-332-3578 to talk to Principal Bruder or Mrs. Johnson, our preschool coordinator. 

Kindergarten Round Up will be held at Mease Elementary on Friday, March 17th.  Children must be five years old by September 15, 2017 to be eligible for kindergarten.  Current Mease students will not have school on March 17th to allow EC-4 and EC-5 students to participate in Round Up, as well as for our kindergarten staff to be involved in the day.  If you have any questions please contact Principal Bruder or Mrs. Thomas at 515-332-3578.   

Community Days Coupon Booklets - the After School Program is selling Younkers coupon booklets.  They are available in both elementary school offices.  For a $5.00 donation you will get a booklet full of coupon savings of up to $500.  The coupons will be valid from Thursday, February 23 to Saturday, February 25.   They are valid in store or online. Thank you for supporting our After School Program. 

All Kindergarten Students need to have a vision screening completed by February 2017.  If you haven't gotten your child screened yet please request a form from our school nurse or get the printable form at http://idph.iowa.gov/family-health/child-health/vision-screening.  Take the form with you when they get their vision checked and return the completed form to school.  If you have any questions please contact the school nurse, Mrs. Hardgrove, at chardgrove@humboldt.k12.ia.us

Dates to Remember:  

February 22 - Parent Teacher Conference Notes Due 

March 3 - Yearbook Orders Due

March 3 - No School

March 7 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7:30 p.m.

March 9 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7:30 p.m. 

March 10 - No School  

March 14 - PATHS Meeting, 5:30 p.m. @ Mease Board Room

March 16 - Preschool Open House, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

March 17 - Kindergarten Round Up/No School @ Mease

March 28 - Iowa Egg Council Presentation to Preschool Classes

April 27 - Elementary Literacy Night @ Taft

May 25 - Make Up Day for January 10th

May 26 - Make Up Day for January 17th 

May 29 - Memorial Day, No School

May 30 - Make Up Day for January 25th

SCHOOL DELAYS, EARLY OUTS, CANCELLATIONS - you should be getting a phone call, text or email depending on how your have your parent account set up in Parent Portal.  We also use the following means to communicate to the public.  Radio stations FM 97.7, FM 94.5 and FM 96.9 and TV WHO Channel 13.  We also have the school hotline that you can call at any time 332-9700.

"It is the policy of the Humboldt Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed,color, age (for employment), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status (for programs), socioeconomic status (for programs), national origin, disability, or religion in its educational programs and employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy please contact the Humboldt Community School District, Lisa Thul, Assistant Finance Manager, 23 3rd St N  PO Box 130 Dakota City, IA 50529; 
515-332-1330lthul@humboldt.k12.ia.us, or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov. or Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204,312-730-1560-Fax 312-730-1576OCR.chicago@ed.gov

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