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Upcoming Events

Jan. 27 (Tue)  -  C&O Cucina Restaurant Fundraiser
Jan. 27 (Tue)  -  Fourth Grade NAEP Testing
Jan. 27 (Tue)  -  Early Release Tuesday
Jan. 27 (Tue)  -  Coeur d'Alene Annual Spelling Bee
Jan. 28 (Wed)  -  Mad Science (Grades 1-5) Session 2 Ends
Jan. 30 (Fri)  -  Great American SpellCheck Pledge Drive Ends
Jan. 30 (Fri)  -  Mad Science (Kindergarten) Session 2 Ends
Jan. 31 (Sat)  -  BID NOW - Monthly Parking Auction Ends!
Feb. 02 (Mon)  -  Fifth Grade Fitness Exam Window Opens
Feb. 02 (Mon)  -  Coffee and Tea with the Principal
Feb. 03 (Tue)  -  Ms. Lira's Class Field Trip
Feb. 03 (Tue)  -  Early Release Tuesday
Feb. 07 (Sat)  -  Valentine's Family Dance
Feb. 08 (Sun)  -  Scripps Regional Spelling Bee
Feb. 10 (Tue)  -  Early Release Tuesday

Principal's Message - 12/15/2014

Greetings.  As we close out the year and end our first semester, we can use this time to reflect on our growth and celebrate our accomplishments.  Our students continue to learn new ways to respond to and use text as evidence in discussion and in their writing.  All of our students have written stories in the narrative genre; our first graders have written how-to texts; our second graders are writing about scientific phenomena; third graders have written fairy tales; fourth graders have written personal essays; and fifth graders have been writing to persuade.  Our students continue to develop their ability to solve real-world problems showing their work in a variety of ways to create deep conceptual understanding and flexibility of thinking.  They are defending their reasoning, questioning each other, and discussing mathematics concepts in the context of student solutions.  The habits of mind and ways in which they are engaged in learning will create in them a lifelong love of learning. Take this time to recognize your children for their efforts.

This week I spoke at assembly about the many examples of fine character we have at our school.  We are so fortunate to have so many model students and citizens who show us the way as we work toward solving problems and resolving conflicts peacefully.  As we move into the second semester, all of our students have the opportunity to set new goals and maintain their upward trajectory in terms of character development and citizenship.  We must be mindful of the language we use with our students so that ....

Other Important Information

Wednesday 02/11 @ 6:00 PM - Come along, join in and bring a plate to share.

Meet new parents and find out what the Booster Club is doing this year.

A great chance to see how you can get involved in the CDA Community.  Everyone is welcome!

Measles Information

Parents - Get Involved!

Three easy ways:
  1. Give money to your school
  2. The Booster Club needs you!
    We always need volunteers!
  3. Become a room parent

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