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SMART Wednesday - Late Arrival
Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. on SMART Wednesday. This will allow staff to meet and better prepare themselves to meet the educational needs of students. Students will continue the 8:55 a.m. start time the rest of the week. In March, classes will begin at 10:30 on the 5th, 12th and 26th. School will begin at 8:55 on March 19th and dismssed at 12;45 p.m.. Busses will run one and one-half hours later than usual on SMART Wednesday and will arrive at the school about 10:00 a.m.
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - March 7th - 14th
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Thorndyke! A wide selection of books will be available for purchase for pre-school through 6th grade and even a few adult books. Prices for books vary from $1.99 - $19.99 PLUS tax. All sales benefit our school and students! Cash and credit card are all accepted.
Student Preview Days: March 7 - 11 (during your child’s library time)
Student Buying Days: March 12 - 14 (during your child’s library time)
Literacy Night: The Book Fair will be open during Literacy Night on March 13, from 5:00 - 7:00pm
Can't make it to the Book Fair? No problem! Buy your books from the Online Book Fair HERE .
**Volunteers are needed for for the Book Fair and for Literacy Night. Sign up HERE! **
EARLY RELEASE DAY - MARCH 19th
Students will be dismissed at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19th so teachers may conference with parents in the afternoon. Classes will begin at 8:55 a.m. (NO LATE START)
Your child's school yearbook is now being constructed. The gathering of photos and materials is nearing completion. This year's book will be filled with classmates' photos, activity snapshots, faculty pictures, and a pictorial journal of the school year. Reserve your child's book now to avoid disappointment. Order forms are available in the main office. The cost is $15 and must be reserved by April 18th.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR 2014-15
Registration will be held at Showalter Middle School, 4628 S 144th St, Tukwila on Friday, April 25th, 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To register your child for Kindergarten, you must bring the following:
- Your child for a short assessment with a Kindergarten Teacher
- Proof of Residency: an apartment lease or mortgage statement; electricity bill, water/sewer statement
- Child's Birth Certificate
- Child's Immunization Records
- Parent/Guardian picture ID (Driver's License)
Interpreters will be available in Spanish, Somali and Nepali both days. Interpreters will be available in Burmese and Vietnamese on April 26th