Spring Break is here! 

The students are looking forward to this hard earned break! When we return to school April 24, 2017, we will have a short five weeks of school before the end of the school year! All I can say is WOW. Those weeks will fly by and are already filled with many fun and exciting events. Here are some important dates to keep in mind:

Friday, April 14 – 21 No School; Spring Break
Monday, April 24-28 First day back after Spring Break                                           Author Visit Leslie Helakowski
                        Right to Read Week Begins*
                           Monday Wear Flannel Day  
                           Tuesday Bring a book to share
                           Wednesday Bring a Flashlight; dress like your favorite                                  career
                           Thursday Wear bright/neon colors
                           Friday Wear pjs and bring a sleeping bag

*A flyer was sent home 4/12 or 4/13 outlining what is happening during this week

Wednesday, April 26 Deadline for Bulldog Captain applications**

**Students were introduced to the Bulldog Captain Leadership program yesterday. They collected the applications for the positions they are interested in. A flyer about the program is being sent home today.

Monday, May 1 – 9 Easter Seals Fundraiser***

***A flyer was previously sent home that outlined the items that were being collected. Stranahan receives funds based on the amount we collect!

Tuesday, May 2 3rd & 4th Grade “A Visit with Mrs. Stranahan” music program at 2:00PM in the gym****

****A note was previously sent home on this.

Thursday, May 4  Wellness Run*****

*****This is a joint fundraiser between the PTA and Stranahan. Please register your child, so s/he may receive a t-shirt! All children will participate in the walk/run even if they are not doing it to earn money for the fundraiser. Our time slot will be announced after break.

Monday, May 8 Opera on Wheels “The Magic Flute”

Thursday, May 18 Late Start

Friday, May 19 Field Trip to Toledo Botanical Gardens******

******Details on this field trip will be coming home after break

Friday, May 19 Stranahan School Square Dance

Tuesday, May 23 4th Quarter PAWS Assembly 1:30 – 2:30 (grades 3, 4 & 5)

Wednesday, May 24 Field Day*******

*******A flyer was sent home today asking for volunteers. This event is a highlight of the year for many of the students. Please volunteer if you can!!

Friday, May 26 Last Day of School

In addition to these school-wide events, the third grade team has a number of interesting and challenging projects planned for the students. Watch for more information on the Math Olympics (we need volunteers for this!), and a variety of other theme days and activities.