November Birthday Table RSVP today!

RSVP to Mrs. Richardson (801) 489-7828 by Friday, November 7 by 1:00 pm. The Birthday Lunch Table is the 2nd Monday of each month. All children celebrating a birthday that month and their parent(s) are invited to participate in this fun tradition. If parents would like to purchase lunch from the cafeteria the cost is $2.75. If parents plan on attending, you must RSVP to Mrs. Richardson in the office — (801) 489-7828 — by the Friday before. Please plan on attending lunch with your child during their lunch time.

Lunch Times
1st – 11:00-11:30
2nd – 11:10-11:40
3rd – 11:20-11:50
4th – 11:30-12:00
5th – 11:40-12:10
6th – 12:00-12:30
7th – 8th – 12:45-1:15

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Science Fair Information K-4 (entry forms due Nov. 7)

Reagan Academy Science Fair Information For Kindergarten through 4th Grade

The Reagan Academy Science fair is open to participation for students of all grade levels.  If you are interested in participating please review the following information.

Important Dates:
•       November 7 – Entry forms due.  Please turn them into Mrs. Richardson at the front desk.
•       November 20 – Science Fair, Projects will need to be put up in the morning before school.  Parents are welcome to come see all the projects from 6 to 7:30pm.
•       November 20 – Awards Assembly will be held at 7:30pm.

Entry Form
•       An entry form is required for each student;
•       If students are working with a partner or in a group they should list the names of their group members on the entry form.
•       A research plan should be completed and a copy submitted with the entry form.

Experimental Rules:
•       Reagan Academy follows the experimental rules established by ISEF and CUSEF.
•       Experiments involving human subjects, non-human vertebrate animals, controlled substances, hazardous substances or devices, and potentially hazardous biological agents require approval.  See the attached Experimental Rules page for more information.

Display for the Fair:
•       The ISEF/CUSEF rules have several limitations on what can be displayed please read the rules page for more information.
•       It is not necessary for the actual experiment or project to be on display at the science fair. The display should demonstrate the scientific thought and processes that were followed and show what the student learned.
•       The maximum display size is 30 inches deep by 48” wide by 108” tall.  It will need to stand on a table, so tri-fold displays or a poster on an easel are good choices.
•       Be sure to keep and include a project notebook in your display.

Resources:
•       www.csuef.byu.edu
•       www.sciencebuddies.org

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Box Tops Contest deadline Friday, Oct 24

Hopefully those Box Tops that you have been saving all summer can now be put to good use for our school. We will be having a contest to see which classroom can collect the largest dollar value of Box Tops. Grades K – 8th can participate. For all grades the Box Tops will be collected in your child’s homeroom class except for the 6th graders where they will be collected in their 2nd period class.

The winning classroom will be treated to an ice cream party. Prizes will also be awarded for the second and third place winners. You can get other friends and family involved to help boost your child’s contribution. The contest will end Friday, Oct. 24th.

FYI:
·         For a complete listing of all participating Box Top products please visit:
http://www.boxtops4education.com/AboutBoxTops/Products.aspx

·         We are also collecting Campbell’s “Label’s for Education” UPC’s. They will not count towards the Box Top contest, but they help us to earn playground equipment.

·         For a complete listing of all participating Campbell products please visit:
http://www.labelsforeducation.com/eligibleproductsEN.aspx

Thanks from your Box Top Team

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Fall Break could be Inspirational! Inspirations Deadline Tuesday, Oct 21

Fall break will be a great time to finalize your Inspirations entries!

Get creative with our Inspirations theme: What a Wonderful World.

Students can enter in 9 different categories:  Photography, Film/Video, 2D Visual Art, 3D Art, Dance/Choreography, Theatre, and Musical Composition.

Entry forms are at the front desk and in Mr. Pratt’s room. Projects are due on Tuesday, October 21st. For questions, go to charterinspirations.blogspot.com  or contact Dawn Douglas aggiedawn@gmail.com or Mary Parker mary.p.parker@gmail.com

 

An Inspirations Showcase will be held Friday, Nov. 7 @ 6:00 PM and an Awards Assembly will be held Wed. Nov. 12, @ 2 PM.

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After School Activities sign-up now to fall break

Students and parents may sign-up at the office from now until Fall Break. Checks are made payable to the class teacher. Classes will start the week of October 20 and go until the week of November 17. Class times are from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
MONDAY

CHESS CLUB – Joe Price: Grades 1-8,  Free
The chess club will be a mix of instruction and time to practice with other students. All ability levels are welcome. We will have more advanced instruction for students who have played in the past as well as basic instruction for those that are new. We will be preparing to compete as a school at the district and state tournament

CROCHETING FOR EVERYONE (Parents are welcome!) – Celeste Albright: Ages 10-Adults,  $15
This is a class for beginners, intermediate, or advanced students. I will show you how to chain, do multiple stitches, finish projects, read patterns, and make anything from scarves to lace. I will have three patterns available for each skill level.  All skill levels will be in the same class. So start your Christmas gifts now! Fee includes a hook, a pattern, and yarn. If you want specific yarn, you’ll have to bring that yourself.

TUESDAY

ZENTANGLE ART – Mr. Pratt:  Grades 1-8,  $25
See how fun doodling can be through Zentangle techniques. Students will learn simple and complex patterns that can be used to enhance the visual effect of so many art projects. Students will walk away with 3 Zentangle projects by the end of the 5 weeks. Returning students will work on more complex patterns and projects.

WEDNESDAY

JAPANESE CLASS – Wendy Ahlman:  Grades 1-8,  $35
We will be learning beginning Japanese skills. Specifically we’ll explore reading, writing, speaking and understanding the spoken language. We’ll have 2 culture classes during the session as well. During those classes, we’ll learn to make Japanese food and enjoy the dishes we made!

BEGINNING FENCING – Bethany Andrews:  $35
This class is exactly what a budding swordfighter is looking for! Fencing teaches self-discipline, strategy and critical thinking. It has been described as “chess at 80mph”. In this introductory class we will learn footwork, simple blade work, how to build a tactical plan, the rules of the game and (of course) weapon safety. Fencing equipment will be provided for use during class time.

THURSDAY

OVEN-BAKE CLAY CREATIONS -Mary Parker:  Grades 1-8, $35, Limit 8
Students will work with non-toxic oven-bake polymer clay (sculpey) to create fun projects such as pens, jewelry beads, charms/keychains, magnets, and animal figures.

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October Birthday Table, RSVP by Friday, Oct. 10, 1:00 PM

October Birthday Table

RSVP to Mrs. Richardson (801) 489-7828 by Friday, October 10 by 1:00 pm. The Birthday Lunch Table is the 2nd Monday of each month. All children celebrating a birthday that month and their parent(s) are invited to participate in this fun tradition. If parents would like to purchase lunch from the cafeteria the cost is $2.75. If parents plan on attending, you must RSVP to Mrs. Richardson in the office — (801) 489-7828 — by the Friday before. Please plan on attending lunch with your child during their lunch time.

Lunch Times
1st – 11:00-11:30
2nd – 11:10-11:40
3rd – 11:20-11:50
4th – 11:30-12:00
5th – 11:40-12:10
6th – 12:00-12:30
7th – 8th – 12:45-1:15

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Skate Night Wed. Oct 8

Our first Skate Night is Wed., October 8 from 5:30-8:30 at Orem Classic Fun Center (formerly Classic Skating). Entry is free. You may bring your own skates, blades, or scooters.

Skate rental is $2.00, blade rental is $3.00 and up, scooter rental is $3.00.  Skateboards, Rip-sticks and swivel cars are prohibited.

Dinner is available for $3.00. Choose from nachos, pizza, or hot dog and a drink.

Wristbands for the Bouncing and Space Station Climbing Activities are $3.00.

Hope to see you there!

ClassicSkating

 

Do you want to teach an after school activity? Deadline for submission today, Oct. 6

If you are interested in teaching an After School Activity, please send the following information to Joy Herring at k2joyk3@hotmail.com by Monday, October 6.

Class Name
Teacher Name
Teacher Contact Information
Short Description of Class
Days Taught
Cost

After School Activities will start after Fall Break and run for 5 weeks.

5K Fundraiser Sub for Santa and Reagan Cross Country Team

What – Kiwanis Sub for Santa 5K

When – Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

Where – Starts and finishes at the Springville HS Football Stadium

Why – The Kiwanis Club of Springville will sponsor a run to benefit several community groups including Sub for Santa in the Springville area and the Reagan Academy Cross Country team. Also, some people just like to run.

How – You can sign up at the Reagan Academy office. Please make sure to mark Reagan as the group you wish to receive the benefit. Entry fee is $25.  Thanks for supporting the Reagan Academy Cross Country Team. Please share with your runner friends!gi-clipart-9cRR8X4GiKiwanis SubforSanta Poster Reagan

Exciting Lunch Options

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Pizza Monday

We are very excited to announce that next Monday, the 22nd,  we will be starting a trial period of service with Tenny’s Pizza from Provo! They will be delivering us fresh hot white flour crust pizza with a choice of pepperoni, or plain cheese toppings. We will be having a whole grain roll, breadstick, or other whole grain side dish offered with the pizza to stay in compliance with the School Nutrition Program guidelines.

Parfaits Galore

Beginning the 29th of September we will be adding a fruit parfait to our main dish lunch choices Monday-Thursday. This will be our fourth menu item offered on a regular basis, excluding Friday. Your student will also have the option to make a side salad, or choose from a variety of fresh vegetables from the fruit and vegetable bar to complete their meal.

Friday Breakfast Smoothies

We will stop serving smoothies at 8:00 on Friday mornings so that there is time for everyone who takes one to have time to drink it. Smoothies are not allowed in the halls or classrooms.

Tracking your lunch account balance

If you have not signed up for your myschoolbucks.com account yet, we ask that you please consider it. This account is free to sign up for, and will be the only way to get lunch account balance alerts sent to you this year. You may pay money to your child’s lunch account this way for a small service fee but it is not necessary. You may still bring money to the school to pay your child’s account, but we can only accept debit or credit through your myschoolbucks.com account.