March 17 - April 6, 2007 A+15
March 8: Early dismissal; student-led conferences
March 12-23: Intersession: no school for all CUSD schools
Artrageous Heroes – The Artrageous
Heroes Spring Carnival is postponed to Sat.,
March 26: Teacher In-service/Workday: no school for all CUSD schools April 21. This year’s carnival will have an
March 27: Classes resume; report cards go home
art theme with rides, games, food, prizes
and more. Wristbands are $5 each with
discounts available for families. Student
self-portraits will be sold.
Teacher rewarded – Third-grade
teacher Carrie Shields earned an award
from The Education Center for her idea
Honor Band – Led by Basha band teacher Mr. Bob Weil, the CUSD Honor Band, which includes fi ve
on “Teaching Government Levels.” The
students from Basha Elementary, performed at the Chandler Center for the Arts.
Education Center will feature her submission
Running Club – The Running Club fi nished out the season by hosting a meet at Tumbleweed Park
in a future publication of The Mailbox, a
attended by several area schools. First-grader Max Johansen won his division for the third consecutive
professional magazine for educators.
meet. Fifth-grade boys Griffi n Stiller, Sam Haggard, Jacob Hanke and John Rolfe swept the top four places
Jumping rope – Students raised
in their division.
more than $6,300 for the American Heart
Family Fun – Thanks to all who attended Basha’s recent Family Fun Night and to the more than 100
Association through the Jump Rope For
volunteers who made the event successful, as well as all the PTO volunteers who worked hard to make
Heart program. Fourth-grader Alexis Rossi
CHAMPS: Congratulations to the Hull girls’
the event possible.
from Mrs. Achilles’ class raised the most
basketball team who won fi rst place in the CUSD
Attendance – Parents should always call the attendance line, 480-883-4428, when their child is out
with $325. Thanks to all who contributed.
Elementary Girls Basketball Tournament held at
Pasta prize - Cancer Students collected
Willis Junior High School. Team members are: Alexis
Junior Achievement – Volunteers instructed students on subjects like communities, economics,
more than $5,700 for the Leukemia and
Bandin, Rachel Brugman, Brenna Cesmat, Delaney
world trade and the environment.
Lymphoma Society through the Pennies for
Douglas, Breanna Fetters, Jensen Gorton, Morgan
Dental health – Second-graders went to Dickerson Orthodontics to study dental hygiene for Dental
Pasta program. With a small donation each
Jameson, Jacey Kitamura, Lindsay Miller, Hailea
day, students could “buy” a homework pass,
Mitchell, Janai Mitchell, Devon Rusk and Lissette
Field trip – Kindergarteners went to Shamrock Farms as part of an ongoing project learning about
wear pajamas to school, bring a stuffed
Valle. Hull coaches are Brad Cesmat, Jim Jameson
Chandler community workers who make their lives easier. They will also make research quilts on
animal to class or wear a hat to school.
and Rona Sorce.
The last week of the program served as a tribute to Melissa Good, Hull’s former fi fth-grade teacher who
— Kevin Rolfe
recently lost her battle with cancer. Special congratulations to Mrs. Grothaus’s class (previously taught
by Mrs. Good) who raised $571. They will enjoy a pasta party for their efforts. Mrs. Achilles’ class came
in second with $340 raised.
— Gwen Rusk
Plastics – The school continues collecting plastic bags for recycling through March 31. Contact Mr.
To read a list of Hull runners who won ribbons in the
Landon or check www.landonland.net
Basketball teams – Thanks to the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams for an outstanding job this season
recent running club meet, visit www.SanTanSun.com
and to Coaches Huffman, Zebatto, Shimizu and Mastroianni for their time, dedication and leadership.
and click on Youth.
Running club – The Hancock Heat runners did a terrifi c job representing the school at all the season
matches. Thanks to Coaches Huffman, Wagner, Fritz, Holm and Graves.
— Suzanne Incorvaia
The Hamilton Aquatic Center is open for spring break.
Hamilton Aquatic Center
Whether lesson – Meteorologist Royal Norman visited second-graders to teach them how science,
math, reading and writing helps him do his job.
3838 South Arizona Avenue
Media vols – The Media Center seeks parent volunteers to help reshelf books on a weekly basis.
March 10-24, 2007
Contact Tiffanie Madetzke at 480-883-4101.
Noon to 5 p.m. (closed Sundays).
April 2 -3 - Talent show tryouts in the multipurpose room at 2:50 p.m.
For more info call 480-782-2733
— Cindy Sanders
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