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May 30 - June 9, 2017  

Hi Folks,

I hope you are enjoying the break. Here are a few things to note, as we approach the end of the 2016-2017 school year:

May 30, 2017.......The day before EOG... ensure your child gets adequate rest

May 31, 2017.....Ensure your child gets a healthy breakfast...(free breakfast bars and apples will be available in class both mornings for EOG) 

*Please be on time for the start of the school day.....

May 31, 2017....EOG Reading

June 1, 2017.....EOG Math

June 2, 2017....Laptops & chargers MUST be returned

June 5-6, 2017.....In class fun games & activities (students are allowed to bring board games etc; each student is solely responsible for his/her game brought in)

June 7, 2017.....Field Day 12 noon - 2:45pm

June 8, 2017....Awards in multipurpose room 8:30am

June 8, 2017.....Class party 12:30 - 2:45pm (contributions needed: pizzas, donuts, mini muffins, cookies, snacks, juices and candies)

June 9, 2017.....LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!!!!! Chill out watching movies!!!!!

It has been a real pleasure having your kiddos this year; you guys ROCK!!!!!!!

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER BREAK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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May 22 - 26, 2017  

Hi Folks,

It is the week before EOGs!!!!!! I am looking forward to a wonderful week with my kiddos. Please note that ALL students MUST bring in their assigned laptops and chargers next Friday June 2, 2017. If there are any issues, please let the school office know.

EOG: Reading May 31, 2017.......Math June 1, 2017.

Focus: May 22-26, 2017………..EOG Math and Reading Prep & Practice

Reading Homework Sheets will be sent home each day for reinforcement……..

Math Go Math Homework…Mon/721-722……..Tues/727-728………….Wed/733-734……….Thurs/741-742

Be blessed:)

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May 15 - 19, 2017  

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!!!!!

LOTS OF LOVE FOR THE WONDERFUL LADIES WHO WEAR THE CAP OF MOTHER!!!!!!!

Please be reminded:

5/18/17......Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

5/18/17.....Summer Dance (last dance for the school year)

5/19/17.....Spring Fling (5-7pm)

Homework and focus posted on website & in students OneNote....

HAVE A FABULOUS WEEK:)

 

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May 8-12, 2017  

Happy Sunday Wonderful People,

Thanks so much for your gifts, tokens, and show of appreciation last week. I am truly humbled at your gestures. The greatest gift is being allowed the opportunity to be a part of your child's life.

Please note the new date for Field Day.....June 7, 2017

Interim reports will be sent home 5/8/2017

Tutoring....Mon-Wed 3:15 - 4:15

Focus and Homework schedule is posted; it can also be found in your child's OneNote.

Have a blessed week:)

****STEP UP NIGHT 5-6PM & 6-7 PM (COME CHECK OUT 5TH GRADE...WHAT'S IN STORE FOR YOUR KIDDO!!!!

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May 1 - 5, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

I am happy to report that the kids tried their best best on the benchmarks last week. We will continue to encourage them these last few weeks, as we approach the end of the 2016 - 2017 school year.

Please note the following for this week:

May 1-5, 2017......Teacher Appreciation Week (4th Grade parents are asked to contribute breakfast items on Thursday.....Thanks:)

May 1-3, 2017 .....After school tutoring (3:15-4:15)

May 5, 2017.....Field Day (4th Grade activities from noon - 2:45 pm)

Weekly focus & HW......posted on my web page and in students OneNote

Be Blessed:)

 

 


April 24-28, 2017  

Just a few reminders:

Tutoring Mon - Wed.....3:15-4:15

Benchmark window Mon - Fri....4/24/17-4/28/17

Benchmarks will be administered 4/26/2017

*Please ensure laptops are fully charged for school every day.

Spelling Inventory 3 will be administered on Friday (4/28/2017)

CFIES Leaves No Reader Behind Celebration 4/28/2017

 

A single leaf working alone provides no shade....Chuck Page

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April 17-21, 2017  

 

I hope you all had a great spring break:)

Just a few reminders for our upcoming school week:

April 20, 2017.......4th Grade trip to CCCC

April 21, 2017.....Military Appreciation Day

*Tutoring Mon - Wed...3:15 - 4:15

* Thursday Math & Reading HW will be graded...

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April 3-7, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

We are all looking forward to a busy and productive week, as we approach spring break. Please note the following:

April 3-7, 2017..........CFIE Book Fair (Media Center)

April 4, 2017.............National Honor Society Induction (Congrats Gianna Ghee, James Napier and Kevin Schwartz)

April 4, 2017.......Picture Day

April 5, 2017.......Reports go home (3rd Nine Weeks)

April 7, 2017......Awards (8:30 am in multi-purpose room)

April 7, 2017.....last day to submit 1000 pages reading log

*Tutoring will resume this week.

Have a blessed week:)

 

 

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March 27-31, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

I sincerely hope all is well:)

Please note that this week is the end of the 3rd Nine Weeks grading period; reports will be sent home on 4/5/2017.

Please note.......No tutoring this week:(

Please remember laptops must be charged for school each day, and earbuds are required.

Vocab/Spelling words and HW schedule is posted to your child's OneNote; also on my webpage.

Reach as high as you can; the sky is the limit!!!!!!!


March 20-24, 2017  

Hi Folks,

Just a few reminders:

If you have not sent in your child's permission slip and money for our upcoming field trip to CCCC in April, please do so by 3/20/2017; they were due from Monday March 13, 2017 

Tutoring Mon - Wed 3:15-4:15

Early Release on Thursday March 23, 2017 (dismissal at noon)

Please remember laptops must be charged for school each day.

Vocab/Spelling words and HW schedule is posted to your child's OneNote; also on my webpage.

Continue to work with, and encourage your child to strive for excellence at all times; the sky is the limit!!!!!!!

 

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March 13 - 17, 2017  

Hi Folks,

Just a few reminders:

Your child's permission slip for our upcoming field trip to CCCC is due Monday March 13, 2017 

Tutoring Mon - Wed 3:15-4:15

Please remember laptops must be charged for school each day.

Vocab/Spelling words and HW schedule is posted to your child's OneNote; also on my webpage.

Continue to work with, and encourage your child to strive for excellence at all times; the sky is the limit!!!!!!!

 

 

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March 6-10, 2017  

 

Happy Sunday,

I hope you have had a restful weekend. Thanks for supporting the book drive...

Just keeping you in the loop:

A permission slip for our upcoming field trip to CCCC was sent home Friday....

Math Chapter 7 test will be given on 3/10/2017

Tutoring Mon - Wed 3:15-4:15

Please remember laptops must be charged for school each day.

Vocab/Spelling words and HW schedule is posted to your child's OneNote; also on my webpage.

 

 

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February 27 - March 3, 2017  

HI FOLKS,

It is a great week for reading!!!!!! Celebrate READ ACROSS AMERICA with us at CFIE; celebrate Dr. Seuss. Our book drive is this week; donate a book:) Looking forward to a great week with our kids:)

Just a few reminders:

*Read Across America Week

-Monday........Crazy Socks

-Tuesday.......Hat day

-Wednesday......Wear Blue and Red

-Thursday.....Tacky Twin

-Friday......Book Character Dress-up

*Tutoring class for specified students.....Monday to Wednesday (3:15-4:15).

*Check out the homework and weekly focus section (also posted in your child's OneNote in Spelling and Vocabulary; Reading Homework)

*Ensure your child is completing his/her assignments daily.

*Pack bookbags in preparation for school.....HW must be submitted.

*Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).

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February 20-24, 2017  

HAPPY SUNDAY FOLKS,

I trust all is well, and our kids are ready for school tomorrow. I am happy to report that the children are working very hard in class. Please continue to work with them and encourage their efforts. BIG SHOUT OUT to Gianna, our class rep for the Spelling Bee held last week. Of 11 students (4th & 5th Graders combined), she was in the top 5.

Reminders:

*Tutoring class for specified students.....Monday to Wednesday (3:15-4:15).

*Check out the homework and weekly focus section (also posted in your child's OneNote in Spelling and Vocabulary; Reading Homework)

*Ensure your child is completing his/her assignments daily.

*Pack bookbags in preparation for school.....HW must be submitted.

*Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).

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February 13 - 17, 2017  

HAPPY SUNDAY FOLKS,

Please note:

*Tutoring class for specified students will begin Monday February 13, 2017 (3:15-4:15).

*Our upcoming symphony field trip at White Oaks High is slated for February 14, 2017 (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)

*Thursday February 16, 2017......Early Release & Professional Development

*No School Friday.....Teacher Workday

Check out the homework and weekly focus section (also posted in your child's OneNote in Spelling and Vocabulary; Reading Homework)

Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).


February 6-10, 2017  

HAPPY SUNDAY FOLKS,

Just keeping you in the loop:

Our upcoming symphony field trip at White Oaks High is slated for February 14, 2017.

Tutoring class for specified students will begin Monday February 13, 2017 (3:15-4:15).

Check out the homework and weekly focus section (alos posted in your child's OneNote in Spelling and Vocabulary; Reading Homework)

Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).

 


January 30 - February 3, 2017  

HAPPY SUNDAY FOLKS,

Hope you are all staying warm:)

Just a few reminders:

Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).

Reports will be sent home on January 31, 2017.

2nd Nine Weeks awards will be held on Friday February 3, 2017 at 8:30 am in the multi-purpose room. Please come and celebrate our students' achievements.

Our upcoming symphony field trip at White Oaks High is slated for February 14, 2017.

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January 25 - 27, 2017  

 

HAPPY TUESDAY FOLKS,

Missing my kids, and hoping to see everyone tomorrow. Just a few reminders:

MOY Benchmarks window is from January 25 - 31, 2017. I am administering both on Thursday. Please ensure your child/ward charges his her laptop for school everyday (no exceptions).

Reports will be sent home on January 31, 2017.

2nd Nine Weeks awards will be held on Friday February 3, 2017 at 8:30 am in the multi-purpose room. Please come and celebrate our students' achievements.

Our upcoming symphony field trip at White Oaks High is slated for February 14, 2017.


January 17-20, 2017  

HAPPY SUNDAY,

I know all is well, and you are all enjoying the long weekend:)

We have an upcoming trip on Feb. 14, 2017 to the symphony at White Oak High. All permission slips must be returned...Thanks. Please note that Jan. 20, 2017 marks the end of the 2nd 9weeks grading period. Also, MOY Benchmarks will be administered between Jan. 25 and 31, 2017. Check HW & Weekly focus for info. Continue to work with and encourage your kiddo to do his or her best:) THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!!!!

Be blessed, and have a productive week.

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January 9-13, 2017  

Happy Sunday,

It is freezing.....BRRRRR!!!! I sincerely hope we are keeping warm:)

We are almost at the end of the 2nd 9wks grading period. I appreciate the work and effort that the kids have been putting in. Continue to work with them at home on their assignments, ensuring completion. Please see Homework & Weekly Focus......Week 18

We have an upcoming field trip to White Oak High School Symphony, Tuesday February 14 at 11 am.

Have a productive week.


January 2 - 6, 2017  

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

It is indeed a blessing to be here in 2017. I wish you all the best and prosperity as always.

We are back on track with our endeavors and tasks, in pursuit of excellence. Classes will commence on January 2, 2017.

Please see weekly focus and homework in the respective area. I look forward to your continued support, as we work together for our children. Shoot me an email if the need arises.

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Dec. 12 - 16, 2016  

 

Hi Folks,

Brrrrrrr!!!!! I hope you guys are keeping warm:) As we draw closer to school closure for the Christmas holidays, please be reminded of:

Class Party on Thursday after Electives and lunch (send in the goodies!!!!!)

Pajamas, Popcorn & Movie Day Friday (Allllllll DDDDaaaayyyy!!!!!)

Math HW Monday and Tuesday only:)

As always, THANKS for the continued support. Enjoy every minute of the holiday when it comes, be safe and BLESSED!

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Dec. 5 - 9, 2016  

 

Happy Sunday,

I hope you are keeping warm:)

Our International Holiday Fair was a huge success!!!! A BIG THANK YOU to all who support this event. Thus far, things have been great. As we wind down to Christmas break, please note the following:

Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016 - Interim Reports go home

Friday Dec. 9, 2016 - Snowflake Dance (permission slip and money due by 12/8/2016)

Thursday Dec. 15, 2016 - Christmas Class Party (from 12 noon)

Friday Dec. 16, 2016 - Movie and Popcorn Day

As always, I appreciate your support in making school life wonderful for our kids:)

 

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Nov. 28 - Dec. 2, 2016  

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!

We have much to be thankful for:) I appreciate your continued support, and look forward to much more.

Gradebook will be updated during the break. Please see HW & Focus for your information.

I sincerely hope you all have a good time with family and friends. Get some rest, and be safe.

TURKEY JUICE ANYONE?????

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Nov. 21 - 22, 2016  

Happy Sunday,

 I hope you are all enjoying your weekend thus far:) It is a short week for the kiddos, and they are looking forward to the break.  

Please note:

Focus: Nov. 21-22, 2016

Students will do Math Chapter 5 Test

Complete research, compile and organize info on Jamaican Natives

Write essays on Jamaican Natives

Selected students will create power points to accompany essays

* No homework 

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Nov. 14-18, 2016  

 

Salute!

Make sure you enjoy the long weekend:)

This past school week was short, but hectic. We enjoyed every minute of it. A big congratulations to Brody, our class representative in the Geography Bee. GREAT JOB BRO!!!!! We are looking forward to greater things and achievements in the 2nd Nine Weeks.

Please note:

1st Nineweeks Benchmarks will be administered on Tuesday.

Check out the homework and focus....

New Readers will be issued....

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Nov. 7 - 10, 2016  

Happy Sunday,

 

I am pleased to report that last week was very productive, as was our trip to the museum. Our kiddos were well-behaved, and very enthused about the activities. The coming school week is going to be short, so please note the following:

  • Reports will be sent home Monday Nov. 7, 2016.
  • 4th Grade Hat Day ($1.00 contribution towards purchasing recess equipment for 4th Grade)
  • 1st Nine Weeks Awards Wednesday   Nov. 9, 2016 at 8:30 am in the multi-purpose room
  • Early Dismissal Thursday Nov. 10, 2016
  • No School Friday Nov. 11, 2016 (Veterans Day Holiday)

 

Have a blessed week:)

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October 31, 2016 - Nov. 4, 2016  

Happy Sunday Folks,

As usual, I hope all is well. A BIG THANK YOU for your support with the food drive. "Every likkle mek a mukkle" is what we say in Jamaica; this means every little counts and is appreciated:)

Please note the following:

Monday  October 31, 2016 - End of the First Nine Weeks

Friday  November 4, 2016 - Field trip to Onslow County Museum

Friday  November 4, 2016 - Military Appreciation Day

Monday November 7, 2016 - Report cards will go home

Tuesday November 8, 2016 - Hat Day for 4th Graders

Wednesday November 9, 2016 - Awards Ceremony in multipurpose room at 8:30 for Honor Roll, Principal's List, and AVID award

Thursday November 10, 2016 - Early Release for students

Friday November 11, 2016 - Veterans Day (no school)

 

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October 24-28, 2016  

Happy Sunday Folks,

 I hope all is well. I am pleased to report that our kiddos are really trying, and I am proud of them....Every little effort counts. Please ensure homework is being done nightly; this counts for 20% of grade.

 Please note important info for this week:

* Red Ribbon Week (flyer was sent home)

Red Ribbon Week

Mon-Wear Red Day/Pledge Day to be drug free

Tues-Rock it SOCK it to Drugs Day/Wear your craziest socks

Wed-Team Up Against Drugs Day/Wear your favorite sports team memorabilia

Thurs-I’m Too Bright for Drugs Day/Wear neon colors & sunglasses

Fri-Follow your Dreams Day/Dress in PJs.

 

Please remember to support our Backpack Buddy program by sending pantry items:)

*Fall Dance for 4th and 5th Graders (permission slip and money ($1) are due; Students will not be allowed to pay on the day of the dance.

*Halloween Safety Assembly

 A few reminders:

Upcoming field trip to Onslow Museum (permission slip and money ($3) due.

End of Grading Period (10/31/2016)

Conference with class teacher, before reports are sent home.

Response to Military Appreciation Reception (Parents who received invitation)

Check out this Science video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e5XU0HKFLA&feature=youtu.be

 

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."  John Dewey

 

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October 17-21, 2016  

Happy Sunday,

 

Trusting all is well. A big thank you for coming out and supporting the Fall Festival Friday! Even though last week was short, we were able to get a lot done. Spelling and Vocab words brought forward from last week....

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October 11-14, 2016  

 

HAPPY DRY MONDAY!!!!

I hope we are all dry and safe:) Please note the following:

Fall Festival.................Friday 14, 2016 (5-7pm)

Trip to Onslow County Museum..............Nov. 4, 2016

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Oct. 3-7, 2016  

HAPPY SUNDAY

Special Dates of Interest

October 3-7: Fall Book Fair

October 5: International Walk to School Day

October 6: Fall Open House 5-7pm

October 14: Fall Festival 5-7pm

October 20: ERPD

October 28: Annual Halloween Safety Assembly

October 31: Grading Period

 

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Sept. 26-30, 2016  

HAPPY SUNDAY,

Please note:

Federal Cards will be sent home for signing.

Interim Reports go home on Thursday.

BOY benchmark will be on Tuesday...

Focus: September 26-30, 2016

Math: Multiplication

ELA: Story Elements /Elements of fiction; Non-fiction articles (Scholastic)

Writing: Personal Narratives

Science: Understanding the operation of the moon and the phases

Social Studies: North Carolina Regions and Historical Features

Global Focus: Importance of working for self and country

Spelling: ‘r’ emphasis

Vocabulary: Words from Science and Social Studies

 

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Sept. 19-23, 2016  

 

Happy Sunday 4Welsh Family....

 

Upcoming events and dates:

Sept. 21, 2016   - Fall Picture Day (yearbook pic)

Sept. 22, 2016  - Early Release Day- Students will be dismissed at 12 noon.

Sept. 29, 2016  - Progress Reports Go Home

 

CHECK OUT THE POSITIVE MESSAGE ON THE T-SHIRT!!!!!!!!

Please see homework and weekly focus...... 

Focus: September 19-23, 2016

Math: Addition and Subtraction with large numbers; worded problems Chapter 1 Test

ELA: Story Elements

Writing: Personal Narratives

Science: Magnetism

Social Studies: North Carolina Location, Regions and features

Global Focus: Understanding Mandela and Malala Quotes

Spelling: Vowel (au, aw, al)

Vocabulary: Words from Science and Social Studies

 

 

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Sept. 12-16, 2016  

Happy Sunday,

I hope you are enjoying the time left for this weekend:)

Please note the focus for this week:

 

Focus: September 12-16, 2016

 

Math: Rename Numbers, Add & Subtract Whole Numbers; Problem Solving Comparison; Chapter 1 Review Test

ELA: Story Elements and Characterization

Writing: Personal Narratives

Social Studies: Global Awareness Themes & in class plastic and cloth resource project

Global Focus: Understanding Mandela Quotes

Spelling: Vowel (oi; oy; ou; ow)

Vocabulary: Words from all subject areas

 

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Sept. 6-9, 2016  

HAPPY SUNDAY!!!!1

I hope you are all enjoying your long weekend:)

Check out CFIE Flipagram....https://flipagram.com/f/vAUZR21LNZ

Please note info for this week.....

E, F, A & B Days

 

 

Focus: Sept. 6-9, 2016

Math: Comparing and Ordering Numbers; Rounding + Mid Chapter Test....*Thursday HW to be graded

ELA: Story Elements and Characterization; Proper Nouns

Writing: Personal Narratives

Social Studies: Importance of Labor Day

Global Focus: Understanding Mandela Quotes

Spelling: Vowel Teams ai, ea, ee

Vocabulary: Words from all subject areas

*Please see HW schedule, Spelling & Vocab Words in Other Class Info

 

 

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Early Dismissal 9/2/2016  

Urgent!!!!!

Please note that due to the inclement weather/forecast, school will be dismissed 2 hours earlier. There will not be any aftercare services or after school activities today........

Have a blessed and safe weekend:)

Please send me an email if the need arises.....


Focus: Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, 2016  

Happy Sunday!!!!!Sunday tun up! (Jamaican talk)

August 29 – Sept. 2, 2016

Focus:

Math: Place Value & Beginning of the year assessment

Reading: Story Elements………Characterization/Traits

Writing: Personal Narratives

Social Studies: Global Focus ‘Ubuntu’…..Making a difference/Working together (Nelson Mandela….understanding quotes)

Word Skills: Character traits and use

Homework: Math

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Go Math

Pages 9-10

Go Math

Pages 15-16

Common Core

worksheet

Common Core

worksheet

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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL  

 

WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME! IT IS A NEW SCHOOL YEAR!!!!!!

IT IS A REAL PLEASURE TO BE HERE.....I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO AN ENJOYABLE AND PRODUCTIVE SCHOOL YEAR.

PLEASE NOTE:

ORIENTATION: THURSDAY AUGUST 25, 2016....12 - 2 PM & 5 - 7 PM

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: MONDAY AUGUST 29, 2016

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