Friday Letter: 02/08/2013

2.08.13

 

Dear Parents,

 

Extended Saturday School for 6th to 8th begins this Saturday from 7:30AM to 9:00AM. We will be meeting for the next three Saturdays in order to help us prepare for our ISAT testing.

 

Tuesday, February 12th is Lincoln’s Birthday there will be no school for students. However, there will be school on Monday, February 18th.

 

On February 25th, Thorp will be hosting a “Be the Match” Bone Marrow Drive – in honor of Emma Gomez c/o 2013. Please keep Emma and her family in your thoughts and prayers as she continues improving.

 

MAP Results were sent home with report cards. I will be conducting another parent informational meeting for both MAP’s and ISAT on Wednesday the 27th of February at 6:00PM. We will review the new changes to ISAT as well as how to help understand your child’s new Individual Learning Path. Please note the 27th of February will be a half day for students.

 

Next week we will unveil our E-Book initiative at Thorp. More information will follow.

 

Parents, we are at about 50% membership in our PTA. Please make sure to send $5.00 if you only have one child at Thorp, or $10.00 for a family membership. The first three classrooms that reach 100% will receive gift cards for supplies their rooms.

 

Finally, parents mark your calendars for Taste of Thorp – March 1st from 7 -10pm at Biagio’s. Please purchase your tickets by visiting the Friends of Thorp website: http://www.friendsofthorp.org/storage/InviteForm.pdf

 

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