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Wildcat Weekly


from the desk of Principal Mrs. Pat White

December 2, 2014

Elkhorn School (209) 953-8330


Important Reminders!

Middle School Spelling Bee:  Congratulations and Good Luck to Amelia Ellison, the only 7th grader from our area advancing to compete in the County Spelling Bee on December 3rd!

Elementary Spelling Bee: Congratulations and Good Luck to 5th grader Anish Ahuja who won the North Stockton Elementary Spelling Bee and will now compete in the County Spelling Bee starting on December 1st.

Minimum Days: Tomorrow is a Minimum Day.  Next Friday, December 19th is also a minimum daySchool begins at 7:50am and dismisses at Noon for ALL students.

The Hour of Code is coming, again.  Last year, 15 million students tried an Hour of Code in one week.  Join students all over the world for an Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week, December 8-14.

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.  Check out the tutorials at http://code.org/learn.

The Hour of Code website is at  http://hourofcode.com/us .  You will find resources for students, teacher and parents.



Weekly Schedule:


· Minimum Day - school begins at 7:50am and dismisses at Noon for ALL students

· Elem Geo Bee practice, 12pm, Rm 2

· Running Club, 12-1pm with Mrs. Sanchez





· After School Sports, 2:15pm with Mr. Raybe

· Scrip orders delivered



· NO Running Club



· 6th grade Egyptian fashion show, 6:30pm, MPR



Important Dates:

December 17th - NO Running Club

December 17th - Geo Bee practice, 2-3pm, Rm 2

December 18th - 5th grade field trip; 6th grade field trip

December 18th - Middle School dance

December 19th - Minimum Day, school starts at 7:50am and dismisses at Noon for ALL students

December 22nd - January 2nd - Winter Break; 3rd quarter begins January 5th













Academic Expo


Lassen Trip 2014 - 6th grade

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