Mesnier Weekly Update 2/5/18

Mesnier Weekly Update
Posted on 02/05/2018
Mesnier counselor thank you

Dear Mesnier Families,


This week is Counselor Appreciation Week.  We would like to recognize and thank our counselors, Mrs. Heitkamp and Mrs. Sparrow.  


This week during counseling lessons, students will be following up the interrupting lesson from "My Mouth is a Volcano” book by discussing what is means to tell too much truth and practicing using our social filters.  



SEE IT HERE FIRST --> Affton friends, we need your help! With recent changes to Facebook, if you want to guarantee you'll continue to see our posts, be sure to click "See First" under "Following." We have some friendly photo guides to help.

You can find Affton School District on Facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/AfftonSchoolDistrict/




This month we are learning how to Sharpen The Saw.



The Shoeman Water Project continues through February 9th.  Clean out your closets and donate used shoes.  This service learning project will benefit children and adults in Africa and South America by providing them with clean water.



Yearbooks are now on sale for $10.00. To order visit: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter this code: 25800R or return the provided envelope by March 16th.




If our total sales exceed your largest event of the year, Papa John’s will give all students and staff in the school a FREE Medium 1 topping pizza coupon!


 


The Affton Parents Club is sponsoring the following fundraising events:


*********THURSDAY, FEB. 8, 2018  4-11:30 pm**********

https://www.groupraise.com/events/48740-affton-parents-club-at-hotshots-sports-bar-grill

Come Enjoy and watch the Blues play! You can RSVP at the link above.  All you do is after you eat is turn in a copy of your receipt in the donation box!  Enjoy!!!  Come watch the Blues play!  1239 S. Laclede Station Rd     Webster Groves, MO

Donating Back: 20%   CHILDREN ARE WELCOME BEFORE 7:00!




All students are invited to participate in the Mesnier Science Fair on March 20-23.  The Science Fair is a great opportunity to encourage your child’s interest in child. A Science Fair help night will be offered on Wednesday, February 7th from 7:00-7:30 pm.  If you are interested in learning more about the science fair,  Please email Mrs. Natalie Hake at nhake@afftonschools if you have any questions.


Mark your calendar to attend PAWS for Literacy & Art Night!


Registration for the Affton School District’s 2018-2019 Kindergarten program will be held at Mesnier Primary School, 6930 Weber Road, in the office on Wed., Feb. 21 and Thurs., Feb. 22 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Appointments may be made for parents and guardians to complete the registration process while their child completes a kindergarten screening on Feb. 21 and 22. Appointments may be made beginning on Jan. 12 by calling Mesnier Primary at 314/849-5566.

Should the incoming kindergartner not be available at the time of registration, parents and guardians will have the opportunity at registration to schedule a time for a kindergarten screening for their child. Screenings will be held at Mesnier Primary School on Tues., March 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

All Affton Kindergarten classes are full-day and offered at no cost.

Children of Affton School District residents may be enrolled if the child will have reached the age of five (5) years on or before July 31, 2018.

 


Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, February 7- Science Fair Help Night 7:00-7:30 pm

Thursday, February 8- Spring Conferences 4:30-7:45 pm

   Papa John’s Pizza Night

Friday, February 9- Early Dismissal 11:10 am

Wednesday, February 14- Valentine’s Day classroom parties 1:30-2:30

Monday, February 19- No School- President’s Day

Wednesday, February 28- PAWS for Literacy & Art Night 6:00-7:00 pm


Mesnier Facebook Highlights

Be sure to LIKE the Mesnier Facebook page to see all of the exciting things happening at our school.

Mrs. Scheurer’s kindergartners enjoy checking out books from the library.

 

Our Kinsa thermometers have arrived. If you downloaded the app, your thermometer will be sent home soon. It's not too late to sign up. Download the app and email cbeen@afftonschools to request your thermometer while supplies last.

First grade writers are working on persuasive reviews. We learned that writers collect reviews that go together to make an anthology to share with an audience.


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