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Message from the Principal
February 9, 2015 
Parents of students in grades 3, 4 and 5
----  Upcoming PARCC testing is in March. Please save the dates and make sure your child is in school, ON TIME during testing.   Your child performs their best when they have a good night's sleep, a healthy breakfast, and arrive to school on time. Students and teachers have been teaching and learning with chromebooks and are very excited about the technological advances in instruction and learning. Students are getting more and more comfortable using an online system for test taking. Students who are absent during testing days will be required to make up testing and will take the test with a teacher they are not familiar with which can cause children to be anxious since it is out of their normal routine. It is beneficial to your child if you make appointments outside of the school day! If you know your child will not be in school on one of the following dates, please call us!  

Dates for testing:

Grade 3     March 17, 18, 20, 25, 26 

Grade 4     March 16, 18, 19, 24, 26

Grade 5      March 16, 17, 19, 24, 25


January 22, 2015

Dear Parents,
     Curvin McCabe students and teacher have been talking about personal hygiene as a part of health.  We've been discussing how our bodies and teeth need to be cared for each day to stay clean and healthy.
Here are the important points we've gone over:
1.  Take a bath or shower each day.
2.  Use soap and shampoo during each shower or bath.
3.  Put on clean clothes in the hamper.
4.  Put dirty/worn clothes in the hamper.
5.  Brush/Floss teeth as least twice a day (morning/before bed)
6.  Brush hair each morning before leaving the house.
7.  Take care of fingernails/toenails, by keeping them clean and trimmed.
8.  Before dressing, put deodorant on your underarms to prevent odor.
     This is especially important on Phys. Ed. Days!
     Many parents can't believe that their children are ready to begin wearing deodorant.  Believe it or not, even as young as 3rd grade, children perspire and have body odor.  To prevent embarrassment and often cruel comments from peers, it's important that the above steps are enforced at a young age and practiced daily, so your child can get into a healthy routine.
Thank you for your attention in helping to reinforce healthy hygiene habits!




News & Announcements
  • PARCC testing
    Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 will be taking the PARCC  Computer Based Test during the month of March.  It is important to make sure your child is IN SCHOOL, ON TIME, during testing.  Please make appointments after school hours.  If you know your child will not be in school for testing, please call us ahead of time! 
  • Breakfast starts the first day of school!
    opens at 8:10am. closes at 8:25am.
PTO news

                                                  PTO News

PTO meeting will be held on Wednesday March 4th at 3:00pm.  All are welcome to attend!  We will be setting final details for our school dance and discussing curriculum night, pancake supper, and field day!  

Movie night was a great success!   We are looking forward to our upcoming FAMILY GLOW PARTY on March 6th.  Information will be sent home on Monday February 23rd for how to order your tickets.  This event sells out, so first come first serve.  

Also during the month of March we will be selling products from MixedBags Designs as our end of year fundraiser!  
You can preview products at http://fundraiser.mixedbagdesigns.com/Spring-Catalogs