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All Around Math
Family Liaison Corner:




Dear parents,


We will be celebrating Family Engagement next week. Everyone is invited. This is a wonderful opportunity to see what your child will be doing this year. 

 
K-5th- 8:15-9:15am
1st-3rd- 8:15-9:15am
2nd-4th grade- 8:15-9:15am

 
Picture day is just around the corner. September 8th, your child will be taking their indivdual school photo. Please send them in the ISL uniform. Prices for photo packages have been sent home in the blue take home folders. If you are in need of another form, please come to the front office. 
 
Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming up on
September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019. The fair will be open to the public M/T/TH/F: 3:30-4:30pm and W: 2:30-3:30pm. We are also looking for volunteers to help with the fair. If interested, please email Ms. Raquel at rromero@isl-edu.org.


Our Kindness/Attendance- Campaign Kickoff Assembly will be tomorrow, 9/6/19. We will be speaking to the students about being kind to others, looking for ways to serve our community, and being at school daily. We will also be introducing Strive For 5. Each student will be challenged to strive for less than 5 absences in a school year. The children will receive a pledge in their blue take home folders, where parents and students will be asked to sign. As part of the program, students will be encouraged to participate in a poster contest and/or video challenge during the month of September. Students will be eligible to win Visa Gift Cards!!! Please take this opportunity to talk to your children about the importance of being at school.  For further info.  Click here.

Students in 1st-5th grades receive 45 minutes of The Life Skills Program per week for 10 weeks. Life Skills is an evidenced-based prevention education program designed to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors in making healthy decisions. Students will lean self-management and social skills. 

If you are interested in learning more about The Life Skills Program, please visit https://www.lifeskillstraining.com/. This program is provided by our community partners NuVision Human Services and Metropolitan Human Services Authority. 

Thank you!


Kristen Jensen
Family Liaison                             

Next Week At Westbank:


September is Attendnace Awareness Month!! Please be on time and at school daily. 

September 6: Kindness/Attendance campaign kickoff assembly

September 6: Fun Friday in SKA (Ms. Victoria and Susana's class (celebrating all summer birthdays)


Important School info:

Student meal price increase
Bus transportation info. deadline May 31st
If you know of anything special in the community, please let us know. We will post it here. 
 



Teacher Spotlight: 

My name is Sulman Nedeyda Miranda. I am from El Negrito, Honduras, which is located in Central America. I graduated in 1994 from "Ecole Normale de Senoritas", as a primary school teacher. After becoming a primary school teacher, I attended the University Nacional Autonoma de Honduras. I received my degree in Journalism. I have been teaching for almost 20 years in primary education.

I chose to be a teacher, so that I can experience the joy of making a difference in the lives of my students. I enjoy seeing my students progress, and I enjoy my part in shaping their future. I also enjoy helping them discover the world around them. Education is the pillar of society and children are apart of it.
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The modular building is working hard on All Around Math
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5th grade visits the Water shed 
The kids are having fun in Circus Arts

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