Reading Olympic students,
Please put your completed quizzes in your Reading Olympics’ folder. I just checked each folder and many of you have an empty folder. You must have completed quizzes in your folder to participate in the competition.
Our next meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 23rd in the library at 2:50pm

To celebrate Valentine's Day, students may substitute ONE uniform item with something
RED on Thursday, 2/11/16. 

Attention Families: The Sheng family is offering an exciting pre-Tigerfest auction item! When the Shengs perform their annual Chinese New Year lion dance at Community Gathering on February 17, a lucky WMA student will accompany them! All students can bid to be part of the routine. Bids will be accepted through Friday, February 12, at 10 a.m. The bid is currently $25 and the minimum raise is $2. Email bids to
Pam Stites, assistant director of special events. All bidders will receive email updates each time the bid is raised. Start bidding today!

Reading Olympics Practice missed due to snow is rescheduled for Tuesday, April 5th, at 3:00pm in the library.

A reminder of the practices still to come:

Tuesday, February 23rd

Tuesday, March 8th

Tuesday, April 5th

And the competition is Wednesday, April 27th at North Penn High School in Landsdale, PA. Details will be on the Reading Olympics website.

The 5th grade outreach site this year is the Catholic Worker Clinic.  At this time the clinic is in GREAT need.  If you would like to help, please send in one of the items below. Your child can bring the donation into his/her homeroom teacher: 
  • Generic multi-vitamins with IronVitamin C 500 mg tablets
  • Ibuprofen 200 mg tablets
  • Hotel-sized toiletries: soap, shampoo, lotion Disposable razors
  • Large bottles of: lotion, Body powder, shampoo, body wash
  • SEPTA tokens -to help patients get to appointments
  • Men's new white athletic socks 
  • Washcloths 
  • Deodorant-spray and stick
  • Toothbrushes Toothpaste Snacksized ziploc baggies
  • Over the counter reading glasses 
  • Bleach 
  • Cough drops 
  • chap stick
  • Money to buy prescription medicines
  • Used paperback novels-for lending library
Thank you in advance for any help you can provide!

We will be reading Shakespeare's Secret and From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler in LA class this year, so please don't read either of these books just yet if you are a Reading Olympics participant!  :)  
(Thanks!!  Mrs. Sally)

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