Theme Verse

Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”



Scholastic Code: GYCG9

Friday, February 28, 2020

March 2020


Dear Parents,                                                                                                   

In just a few short weeks spring will officially arrive, and with it, the glory of God’s creation as it begins to blossom.  If you’ve never taken the time to fully appreciate the signs of spring, I hope you do this year.  Each new leaf, robin, and bud is a gift that God has sent for us to enjoy, and to remind us that He makes all things new.

I received so many lovely Valentines, and would like to thank each and every child for being an important part of our class.  You are loved and appreciated so much more than you know!

Our Bible memory verse is Psalm 24:1-2.
"The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers."
This is due on Friday, March 20.

Please remember to send in your child's Bible memory verse on the due dates so that we can place the new verse into the book.

Box Top collection day is March 13. Send in those Box Tops! A flier was sent home on Friday, February 28 about the new Box Tops app and how to use it to collect Box Tops for our school.

Thursday, March 19 is our 8th Grade Spaghetti Dinner. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. This event helps our 8th graders raise money for their class trip in the spring.

Friday, March 20 is Rock Your Socks Day. This is an all-school Spirit Day for World Down Syndrome Day, which is March 21. Students are invited to wear their crazy fun socks on this day.

Wednesday, March 25, preschool through second grade will be presenting a special Easter chapel at 8:40 AM in the church. Please plan to come and see our program - the students have been working hard and they are excited to share the Easter story!

The third quarter will end on Friday, March 27.  Report cards will be available Friday, April 3.

Spring conferences will be held on Tuesday, March 31. There will be no school on this day. Please be looking for an email from Mrs. Hughes with a sign-up genius for conference times.

We will celebrate one birthday in March.
Fiona will turn 7 on March 13.
Happy birthday, Fiona!

As our year continues to progress, I must emphasize the importance of working with your child at home to reinforce what he or she is learning.  Good study habits begin at an early age.  Take some time each evening to practice spelling words, math flashcards, and the Bible memory verse.  Even just a few minutes for each area can make a huge difference.  Thank you for your continued faithfulness in supporting your child’s education.
           

Important Dates to Remember:
           
            ~Friday, March 8 - Psalm 24:1-2 Due
            ~Friday, March 13 - Box Top Collection Day
            ~Thursday, March 19 - 8th Grade Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser
            ~Friday, March 20 - Rock Your Crazy Socks Day
            ~Wednesday, March 25 - Preschool-2nd grade Easter Chapel Program
            ~Friday, March 27 – Third Quarter Ends
            ~Tuesday, March 31 - No School
                                                Spring Conferences
            ~Friday, April 3– Report Cards available
           
Looking Ahead:
            ~April 6-13 - No School; Easter Break
            ~April 20-24 - Testing Week
            ~April 28 - No School; Election Day (this is a change from the calendar)
            ~April 30 - Field Trip to the Chester County Historical Society
            ~May 1 - Fine Arts Gala, 6:00 PM
            ~May 15 - Bulldog Run! Please plan to attend this fun family day.

Feel free to contact me at any time with any questions or concerns regarding your child.
            Email:  jmcclure@bethanychristian.org
            You may also send a note to school with your child.

In Him,
Jackie McClure


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