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Bus Route Changes Effective Aug. 16
Our bus schedule is changing starting Tuesday, Aug. 16.
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Bus Schedules for Fall 2022
Bus Schedules for ME available under the Resources tab or by clicking below.
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Kindergarten Bike Build
Thanks to the generosity of All Kids Bike and Logan Hastie, ME School is inviting kindergarteners and their families to build bikes from kits with us this Friday, August 12.
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Updated COVID-19 Protocols
New Covid Protocols have been approved. Note that the board has voted to make masking optional at all levels. Please click through and see the full document and superintendent's letter.
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Back to School Information 2022-23
For all your Back-to-school information for M.E., including our schedule, meet-your-teacher event, upcoming dates, and school supplies list. Also, we're looking for aides!
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Summer Break
M.E. will be closed for the summer June 11 - July 31. We will reopen August 1. School resumed August 10 for Grades 1 and 2, Kindergarten begins August 12. See our full calendar for the 2022-23 school year under our Calendar tab.
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Back to School Events
Mark your Calendars for Back-to-School Events
Office opens for registration Aug. 1***Kindergarten Screenings by appt Aug 9-10***Meet Your Teacher Open House, Aug 11, 4-6 pm.
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Low/Medium Risk Level this Week
Bethel Schools have moved to low/medium risk level for the week of May 16.
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2022-23 School Calendar
The school calendar for the 2022-23 school year has been posted. Mark your calendars!
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Parent Teacher Conferences Spring 2022
ME School will have parent teacher conferences after school March 22-24 by appointment with teachers.
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School Climate Survey
The School Climate and Connectedness Survey is an opportunity for you to help us learn what we are doing well and areas where we need to improve.
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February 2022 Newsletter
Upcoming dates, updated COVID-19 policies and more.
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K300 Reading Race
Ready, Set, Read!
M.E.'s annual Kuskokwim 300 Reading Race begins Mon., Jan. 17! See below for rules, and a link to the checklist.
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Updated LKSD Covid-19 Protocols
The CDC recently updated its guidance for K-12 schools, and regional school districts have received updated guidance from YKHC as well. In response, LKSD has updated their COVID-19 Protocols.
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Testing Kits Available
Testing Kits
ME School has an at-home rapid COVID test kit ready for each student at school. Please click for more information.
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Welcome Back, Mushers!
Welcome Back, Mushers!
School is back in session for M.E. Wednesday, January 12. Click below for some more back-to-school information.
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Winter Break Starts Wednesday
Tuesday is an early release day (as on Friday schedule) and the last day of school for 2021. Students return to school on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. We wish you a very happy holiday!
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Online Christmas Program
M.E. classes are preparing videos for an online Christmas performance that will be played over Zoom at about 10 am on 12/21/21. Parents can watch using the code we also use for Friday Morning Zoom Assemblies. (see below)
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December 2021 Newsletter
Our December newsletter is full of helpful and important information and upcoming dates.
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Help Keep Our Students Warm!
M.E. School is looking for new or lightly used winter gear for our students.
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Bethel ASB Meeting November 18
The Bethel Schools Advisory School Board will meet virtually at 6:00 PM on Thursday November 18th, 2021.
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Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 24, will be an early release day (1:30). We have no school on Nov. 25th and Nov. 26th. We wish your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
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Emergency ASB Meeting
There will be an emergency ASB Meeting tonight, Friday, Nov. 5, at 6 pm. See agenda below for details and Zoom info.
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M.E. Vaccination Clinic
Vaccination Clinic Coming Soon
Following the FDC authorization and CDC recommendations, YKHC will hold a vaccination clinic in our school. If you would like your child to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, please fill out the form that is being sent home.
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Bethel ASB Meeting Oct. 26
The Bethel Schools ASB will meet virtually at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Agenda and Zoom info below.
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Spirit Week, Oct. 25-29
Halloween week is Spirit Week! Get ready to wear your costumes on Friday with a week of themed dress-up days.
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Bethel ASB Election Results
Bethel ASB Election Results
Please click below for the election results for the three open seats on the Bethel Advisory School Board.
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October 19 ASB Meeting
Join us via Zoom for our October 19 ASB Meeting at 6 pm.
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Friday Morning Zoom Assemblies
Beginning Friday, October 22, join us for Friday Morning Zoom Assemblies, 8:30-9 am. Celebrate birthdays, join your fellow students in song and movement, and hear weekly announcements!
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October 2021 Newsletter
See our most recent newsletter for updates on parent teacher conferences, parking lot safety, COVID-19 information, and more.
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Keeping Our Schools Safe and Open
What steps is LKSD taking to keep our schools safe and open? How can you help with our mitigation efforts? Please read Superintendent Hankins' letter and consider signing up for optional COVID-19 screening tests.
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Seats Open on Bethel's ASB
The Bethel Advisory School Board has three seats open. Letters of intent to run for the ASB should be delivered to a Bethel principal by Sept. 20.
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August 2021 Newsletter
Our recent newsletter has helpful information including a calendar of upcoming dates and COVID-19 testing, quarantine, and symptom monitoring information.
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Fall Break 2021
As teachers meet for the district inservice, students have a break from school, August 30 - Sept 6. School resumes after Labor Day, Sept 7. Traveling? See our travel protocols for returning students.
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Picker Upper Updates
Picker-Uppers will now be released after bussing students, starting at 2:05 Monday-Thursday, and 1:35 Fridays. Please use your signs, and click below for more info. Thank you!
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Covid Testing
Covid-19 Testing at M.E.
LKSD encourages all students and staff to participate in routine screening testing. In order to do so, please complete the form that has been sent home with your student and click below for more information.
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Better Together
Welcome Back Update
Superintendent Hankins shares important information, updates, and announcements on our return to school policies and procedures, fall sports, and our upcoming board meeting on Thursday night.
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Friday Early Release
Bethel Schools Release 30 minutes early on Fridays. M.E. dismissal is 1:30. To avoid the most crowded part of dismissal, we recommend parents come to pick up their children between 1:35pm and 1:55pm on Fridays.
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Parent Reminders
What do you do if your child has any symptoms of illness? When can your student come to school after travel?
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Bus schedule
Bus Schedule
The bus schedules for ME and for all Bethel Schools are available. Please make sure to read the bussing protocols and talk to your children about riding the bus safely. Masking and social distancing will be required.
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School Start/End Times
School starts August 11 with M.E. doors open at 7:45 am and classes starting at 8:15 am. Bus schedules will be published the beginning of next week. Please click for more information on start/end times for all Bethel schools.
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M.E. Hours, Arrival/Dismissal Info
Guardians, please take note of our building hours, and arrival and dismissal information. Our efforts to keep students healthy and in school require us to be strict with our safety and supervision plans.
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Black History Month
Black History Month
February is Black History Month. We invite you to join us in celebrating the important role of Black Americans in our history.
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School Status Update
Feb. 4 School Status Update
Please read the Feb 4, 2021, Back-to School Update from Superintendent Hankins.
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Weekly Letter, Feb. 1
See our weekly newsletter for updates on Intranet access, school hours, delivery/pickup info and upcoming dates.
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Weekly Letter, Jan 25
This Friday there will be no school for students. See our weekly letter for more information on upcoming dates, the school Intranet, and more.
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January ASB Meeting
The Bethel ASB will meet virtually on Tuesday, January 26, at 6 pm.
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This Week's Letter
Our next learning materials will be available for pickup Wed., Jan 20. Please read post for pickup schedule and more info.
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Happy New Year!
The materials for our first unit of learning, our cultural unit, are available for pickup today, Monday, January 11, 2021.
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K300 Reading Race
The annual “Kuskokwim 300 Reading Race” begins Monday, January 11, 2021.
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Meals on the Bus
Meals Updates
Please click for updated meal delivery information and menus.
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Winter break
Winter Break
Winter break will be Dec. 19-Jan. 10. We wish you a very happy and safe holiday! Click for more info on first packets.
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Toys for Tots
Tots for Tots
Santa's elves have been busy sorting toys! Deliveries will happen Thursday and Friday, Dec. 17 & 18.
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Bus stop packet drop-off
We will continue to accept packets at bus stops as normal (even though meals will be door-to-door)
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Meals on the Bus Coming to Your Door!
Meals on the bus is coming to your door! Pre-ordering meals is required. Delivery begins Tuesday, December 8.
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Your lost items miss you!
We still have lost and found items from last year. Click below for pictures of items (all clothing freshly laundered) and let us know by Dec. 15 if any of these items belong to you.
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Upcoming Dates and Information
A letter has been sent home to families about the December/January schedule, pickup and delivery of materials, and other important information.
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Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving!
A Happy Thanksgiving to our M.E. students, families and friends from your M.E. staff and teachers! We are thankful for you!
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November Bethel ASB Meeting
The Bethel Advisory School Board meets at 6 pm this Tuesday, November 24. You can join the meeting via Zoom.
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School Status Update
LKSD Schools to Remain at High Risk
Based on the current COVID-19 infection rate and YKHC recommendations, all schools within the district will remain at high risk/remote learning through the end of the current semester.
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Thanksgiving Schedule for PickUp and DropOff
There will be no drop off or pick up of work during Thanksgiving week. The Dec. 18 learning materials will be designed to last until Dec. 1.
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Homework Help
Kuskokwim Consortium Library is offering one-on-one tutoring help via Zoom on Saturdays with LKSD teachers.
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School Status Update
School Status Update
Based on the current COVID-19 infection rate in the Y-K Delta and the latest guidance from YKHC, LKSD has decided that all schools within the district will continue with remote learning through at least Friday, November 20.
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Coordinated Pickup
New Coordinated Pickup System
M.E., along with BRHS, GJE, and Ayaprun Elitnarvik, will begin offering an additional way to return your child’s iPad and completed work. ME School will start collecting materials with the coordinated pickup system this week.
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Letter to Families
LKSD Letter to Families
Superintendent Kimberly Hankins has written a letter to our Bethel families. We join with her in expressing our support for all of our students and families during this time.
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School Meals Updates
School meals are now available to all children aged 18 and younger, and students over 18 enrolled in LKSD. Please click for details and an updated delivery schedule.
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Updated Grading Guidance
Updated Grading Guidance
Considering the unique circumstances we are experiencing, LKSD has issued updated grading guidance for grades K-8.
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Pick Up and Drop Off this Week
Please see below for information on this week's pick up and drop off. If you are coming outside of the scheduled times for pick up and drop off, please call ahead!
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ASB Meeting
**Moved to Oct. 27** The next Bethel Advisory School Board Meeting is at 6 pm on October 27 via Zoom.
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October Newsletter
October 2020 Newsletter
Please read our October Newsletter for information on upcoming dates, the end of the quarter,tech tips, school goals, our new Facebook page, and more.
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Tech Tip for Pick Up Drop Off Day
Want to help make pick up and drop off go faster at M.E. on Wednesdays? Here's some helpful tips to make airdrop quick and easy!
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ASB Election Results
Results are tallied for the ASB Election. Congratulations to our new Advisory School Board Members.
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Materials Drop Off and Pick Up
We will continue to offer "Early Bird" drop off on Tuesday; and drop off/pick up on Wednesday. with extended hours.
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Bethel ASB Elections this Tuesday
Bethel Advisory School Board elections will be held this Tuesday, October 6, 8 am - 8 pm.
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October Meal Menus
October Meal Menus are available.
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Bethel ASB Candidates
There are four open seats on the Bethel Advisory School Board. Click for more info on candidates on the upcoming ballot.
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September Newsletter
September Newsletter
Our September Newsletter is full of helpful and important information, as well as a chance to win a $25 gift card!
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Stronger Together
Notice of Vacancy for Bethel ASB
The Bethel Advisory School Board has four seats open. if you are interested in running, a letter of intent needs to be delivered to a Bethel principal by Sept. 21. Please click for more details.
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Learning Materials, Wednesday, 9/9/20
Remote learning materials for all ME students will be available on Wednesday, 9/9/20. Please read the full post to learn the details.
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Bethel Schools on Red Level, 9/5/20
Bethel schools have moved to red (high) risk level until further notice. This means all students will be remote learners. Learning materials will be given out on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.
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Kindergarten/New Student Health & Records
ME School will not hold a health screening event for incoming kindergarteners this year. Instead we recommend guardians bring their kids individually to healthcare providers for medical, dental, and vision checkups. Please remember to get a copy of your child's up-to-date immunization record from your provider or from Public Health. The school will also ask you to provide your child's birth certificate for records and we will make a copy of it for school records.
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School In Session August 24, 2020
Back to school will be different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The student start date is now August 24, 2020. We are still working on some very important details in response to the expanded Smart Start 2020 school opening guidelines released to us on July 28, 2020.
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M.E. School End of School Year Events--2020
ME Staff plans to parade through Bethel to wish students a wonderful summer on the last "student day" of school, which is Thursday, May 21, 2020. We'll follow the same route as the GJE parades starting at 2pm from ME School. On Friday, May 22, 2020, ME Staff will hold a Hot Dog Party between 11am-1pm. For COVID-19 safety, food will prepared and packaged to hand out to folks as they come by our school parking lot loop. It will not be a picnic on campus like normal years. For all events, please plan to assist children and help other adults to remember to stay 6 feet apart from those not in your household bubble.
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Dear ME Students, We miss you!
As the school year comes to an end, there are so many things the staff at ME wishes we could be doing with our students. We planned a few ideas of things we still can do and want to share those plans with you.
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Distance Learning Materials, Summer Practice
If your child will participate in the summer practice work to be eligible to earn a prize, make sure to let your child's teacher or the ME school front desk know by 5/8/20 so we can make the materials available. Our last school year 19-20 learning materials will be heading out in work distribution vehicles on Monday, May 11, 2020. After that, we will only utilize the distribution schedule one more time on Monday, May 18, 2020 to pick up returns and pass out some ME summer practice work.
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Check Out ME's Newest Resources!
ME teachers and staff have been working hard to provide resources for kids and families. Teacher Pages are being developed as a place to collect guidance for what is happening, what is available, and how you can contact us for more support. We also have several new items on our RESOURCES page, especially under COVID-19 and also under Social Emotional Learning.
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Survey--School Climate and Connectedness
Family members, please take a moment to complete the M.E. School Climate and Connectedness Survey. You can access it by scanning the QR code in the picture with your cell phone camera. The SCCS window closes 4/17/20.
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Register for Kindergarten
Kindergarten Roundup-Enrollment Only For Now
If your child will be turning 5 years old by September 1, 2020, it's time to enroll for kindergarten for next year. Our health screenings will have to be next Fall, but enrollment paperwork is available. Please call M.E. School at (907)543-2845 to work out how to get your enrollment papers.
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Meal Pick-up Safety Video
Mr. Craven and Mr. Tucci have been making some wonderful videos for our students and families. This video is about safety at meal distribution locations. We want our kids to understand how to stay safe.
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Learning at Home
ME School teachers have been working hard to connect with students and families. Our goal is to support families while keeping student learning loss to a minimum.
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Spring Break
Spring Break 3/5-3/13 for Students
There is no school for students at BRHS, GJE, and ME Thursday, March 5 through Friday March 13, 2020. Enjoy the vacation!
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Important To Know
Culture and Community Day at ME, April 4, 2020
On the Bethel Schools make-up student day happening Saturday, April 4, 2020, M.E. School will have community helpers and community cultural volunteers teaching us more about our community and its members. Teachers and staff will be reaching out to parents and volunteers for assistance with instruction on that special day.
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ME Parking Lot Safety 2020
Parking Lot Safety
ME Parking Lot safety requires everyone's help. Whether you drive, ride a vehicle, or walk, your habits in the parking lot mean a difference to the safety of those around you. Please make sure you follow safety procedures.
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December 2019 Family Night Flyer
Thursday, 12/12/19 Activities
Thursday, December 12, 2019 will be a busy evening at M.E. School! 5:30 p.m.=Cultural Day Planning Meeting (for 1/11/20 Cultural Day activities) 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. = Family Night crafts, free pictures with Santa, and free reflective tape applied by YKHC Injury Prevention volunteers. See you Thursday evening at M.E.!
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Cultural Diversity
ME Cultural Day, 1/11/19
ME School is planning a Cultural Day on January 11, 2020 to learn about the many cultures in our community. We are inviting parent and community volunteers to come to teach about their cultural heritage. We also need parent volunteers to help with activities and learn with us, so we hope to see many adults at school with us on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
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Girl Scout Parent Night at GJE, 12/4/19
Gladys Jung Elementary will host Girl Scout Parent Night on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn about how to get involved.
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