Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of April 9

Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of April 9

Spring (hopefully coming soon!) greetings!

Photos this week show the fabulous cast from our YEP theater class. They performed a really wonderful show of Ferdinand last week. What a treat!

Another photo is of our first visit from the Bright Spot therapy dog that our Adjustment Counselor, Vickie Brown arranged. Many of our first graders joyfully read to the dog on Tuesday.


The other photos show recess jump ropers and our newly formed 4th grade book club, led by our wonderful librarian, Mrs. Pelis.

Library Website

We have been updating the school Library website.  Are you thinking, “We have a library website?”  You are not alone.  A link to the website is available on the front page of or you can go directly to the link from here:

From the website, you or a student can 

  • search for a book
  • see the new titles being added to the inventory each month
  • check out virtual library displays
  • catch up on all the latest happenings from the “News from the Circulation Desk”
  • or see a picture or video of the latest news in the MakerSpace!

Here is a parent perspective on children with autism:

Basketball Court Update

League Legends (the group who organized and paid for our new basketball court) will have a  dedication celebration on Sunday, May 6th. League Legends is still taking brick orders for the memorial garden. Orders can be made to

League Legends will also conduct a free Little Legends basketball clinic earlier in the day and then the formal dedication around 7 p.m. Details to come!


Grade 3 (ELA) April 11

Grade 4 (ELA) April 10

Grade 5 (ELA) April 12

Grade 3 (Math)  May 2 & May 9

Grade 4 (Math)  May 4 & May 8 

Grade 5 (Math)  May 3 & May 10

Grade 5 (Science)  May 15 and May 17

Other Important Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, April 13 at 9:15: Dance Off! Also, we will have Crazy Hat/Hair Day with  encouraged donations for the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
  • April 16-20: Spring Vacation

I hope that all families feel welcome and comfortable at our school. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.



Sarah Madden, Principal