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Manatee Elementary > Mrs. Coffin's Webpage > Posts > September 28, 2012
September 28, 2012

Important Dates

Oct. 3 ~ Walk to School Day

Oct. 5 ~ Chuck E. Cheese Night

Oct. 11 ~ Sales Tax Information Meeting

Oct. 12 ~ Professional Dev. Day No School

Oct. 18 ~ Report Cards issued/ End of Fundraiser

Oct. 19 ~ Hoe Down

Oct. 25 ~ Conference Night

Reading Update

Rattlesnakes are actually not as spooky as some people make them out to be. In Rattlers! the main idea is probably the one stated at the very beginning of the article: "Rattlesnakes are misunderstood because people do not know

that much about them." The fascinating details of the story tell where they live, how they hunt, what they eat, and whether they are endangered.

This Week's Skills

Comprehension: main ideas and details

Vocabulary: context clues

 

October Reading Goal: One biography and two Science Non-fiction*

Keep in mind that the Media Center will be closed during Book fair, so students will have to plan ahead and check out books before book fair (Oct 9)

Walk to School Day

 

Manatee Elementary School will be having a Walk to School Day on October 3, 2012. Ms. Best and Mr. Bartlett will be at Eastwind Park AND North Solerno Park at 7:15am if any students and their parents would like to join us in a walk to school that morning. This year we will be using both parks to begin our walk so that we can have even more participation than the great turnout we had last year. To allow us enough time to get to school on time we will be leaving the parks at 7:30am.

We hope to see a big turnout for this important event. Even if you drive your child to school you can drive to the park and meet us there for the walk. Remember every little bit of physical activity helps.

Thank you,

Ms. Best and Mr. Bartlett

 

Eastwind Park

5955 Tavistock Dr.

Viera, Fl. 32955

 

North Solerno Park

5225 Tavistock Dr.

Viera, Fl. 32955

 

HALF-CENT SALES TAX INFORMATIONAL MEETING

On Thursday, October 11th, Manatee Elementary parents will have the opportunity to hear a presentation outlining the half-cent sales tax being proposed for Brevard Public Schools.  Mr. Brown and Mr. Hickey (Viera High School principal) will lead the discussion/presentation.  The presentation will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Viera High School auditorium.  In the meantime, informational flyers are available in the front office if you are interested.

 

 

 

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