A+12 Sept. 20 - Oct. 3, 2008
Hull Heroes Navarrete Nighthawks
Fundraiser fun – Hull seeks sponsors and donations for its annual golf tournament, Hull’s largest Field day – On Sept. 26, kindergarteners fi nish the quarter with a fi eld day, celebrating with games
fundraiser, held Nov. 8 at the Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes. Proceeds are used to supplement and races.
capital and education programs at the school. Various levels of sponsorship are offered, and donations What a trip – First-graders enjoyed their recent fi eldtrip to Tempe Center for the Arts to watch “Miss
are welcome; both are tax-deductible. Contact Jill Turski at 480-883-9684 or email@example.com
, or Nelson is Missing!” Fourth-graders also enjoyed their recent fi eldtrip to Chase Field where leaders from
. Arizona Science Center taught students about extreme temperatures, different states of matter and how
—Jill Turski physics relates to baseball.
It’s the economy – Fifth-graders completed the Biz Town program offered by Junior Achievement,
having learned about basic economic concepts and “consumer” skills they will use as adults. The program
was a combination of classroom lessons and activities culminating with a fi eldtrip to Biz Town.
Final bow – Sixth-graders are participating in a wide range of activities during their last year at
elementary school, including the D.A.R.E. program, Battle of the Books, Math Enthusiasts Club, Ancient
Egypt Club and after-school tutoring.
Thanks due – Thanks to Nighthawk families for their generous donations to the Chandler Education
Foundation. Navarrete exceeded its 100 percent goal due to their generosity.
Book talk – The 5th Grade “City of Ember” Book Club is reading and discussing the novel. The movie
comes out in October and the group plans to see it. The students are doing book talks with their classes
to encourage friends to read it, too. Miss Cummard, Mrs. Kyle and Mrs. Swanson are sponsors.
Granted – Through the efforts of Tarwater’s librarian, Mrs. Shakotko, the library received the Picturing
America grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant provides a set of 40 historical
art prints to be used by teachers to enhance the curriculum. These prints are now a permanent part of
the school’s collection, spanning from early America to modern times, and are already being used in
Field trip – Sixth-graders went on the 8th annual Science Camp trip to the YMCA Sky-Y property in
Testing – Benchmark testing and Parent Teacher Conferences are Wed., Sept. 24 and Thu., Sept. 25.
Prescott to experience leadership activities, community building and outdoor science classes.
These will be early release days to make it possible for teachers to meet with students’ parents. School
will be out at 11:25 a.m. on those days. Half day kindergarten will be released at 9:55 a.m.
Golf classic – Weinberg’s third annual golf classic, dinner and auction offer something for everyone.
Proceeds benefi t Weinberg classroom technology, resource library and the Jette R. Davis Benefi t Fund.
Jette is a student at Weinberg who is battling Ewing’s
Sarcoma, a life-threatening cancer. Channel 15 News Sportscaster Craig Fouhy will emcee the auction.
Donations of cash or auction items are welcome. Info: 480-812-7500.
Chinese challenges – Sixth-grader Kirk Sovereign demonstrates a Chinese yo-yo trick learned
when local artist Mei-Kuei Chan Cruise spent nearly a month teaching Weinberg students Chinese art
and culture. Students learned Chinese calligraphy, language and how to use a Chinese yo-yo, skills they
demonstrated at a recent school-wide celebration.
—Nasreen Wahid, Andrea Huelsenbeck, Robyn Bills
Book Fair – The Charlotte Upham Patterson Elementary book fair will be held in the library from Sept.
19 to 25.
Aloha – A Family Fun Luau Night will take place starting at 6 p.m. Fri., Sept. 26.
It’s offi cial – The dedication of Charlotte Upham Patterson Elementary will be held at 2 p.m. Sun., Oct.
19. It will take place at the new school at 7520 S. Adora Blvd., east of Val Vista off Riggs Road.
Thanks – The Patterson PTO thanks all who have given generous donations to the school.
Help needed – Volunteers are needed for all aspects of PTO. If interested, contact Patterson
Elementary at 480-224-3600.
Dedicated school – Patterson’s dedication is at 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 19.
Thanks due – The PTO thanks all the schools who generously donated to Patterson. Dad’s Day – Students can invite their dads, grandfathers or other favorite role models to have coffee
Help wanted – Volunteers are still needed for all aspects of PTO. If interested, contact Patterson at and donuts with them at Donuts for Dads from 7:15 to 8 a.m. Fri., Sept. 26 in Jacobson’s Multi-Purpose
480-224-3600. Room. Singing entertainment is provided. Thanks to the Lassiter family for sponsoring this event.
Sept. 19-26: Book Fair, Library Sept. 24: Barro’s Pizza Night
Sept. 26: Family Fun Luau Night Sept. 26: Donuts for Dads, 7:15-8 a.m., Multipurpose Room
—Jayne Chesin —Kalynn Swick
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