April 7th (Monday) “WELCOME BACK – TRACK A” – School resumes for all “A” Track students today.  School begins at 8:10am.  The first bell rings at 8:05am.  All students are expected to be in their classroom by 8:10am.

April 9th (Wednesday) – PARENT UNIVERSITY MATH NIGHT #2 – Join us for the Laguna Creek Regional Parent Math Night at John Ehrhardt Elementary School this Wednesday evening from 6:15-7:45pm. (See attached flyer for more details) Parent Night II (.pdf)

April 10th (Thursday) – “MINIMUM DAY FOR STAFF DEVELOPMENT”

This minimum day is dedicated to staff development for our teachers and support staff.  We will be focusing on more in depth strategies relating to the new Common Core Standards.

All kindergarten will be on the AM Schedule 7:40-11:11AM. 1st – 6th grades are dismissed at 12:40pm.

April 11th (Friday) “COLLEGE SPIRIT WEAR DAY” – This Friday is college spirit wear day!  Do you or your family have a favorite college you like cheering for when watching sports on TV?  Or maybe just a college you may be interested in attending?  Haven’t thought about it yet?  Now is the time!  If you don’t have a college shirt in your closet, ask your parents or other family members if they have a college shirt you can wear.  If you want your shirt to count for your class’ spirit count, make sure it has the college name or logo prominently displayed.

FIVE STAR FAMILY – Are you a Five Star Family? Make sure that you are getting your qualifying activities punched on your Five Star Family punch card. This can be done at any qualifying event or in the office. There are a few end of year events left that you can use to qualify as a Five Star Family: Regional Parent Math Night on April 9th, Open House, become a PTA member, attend the PTA meeting on May 23, participate in our Jog a Thon or Jump rope for Heart fundraisers. Sign up today to be recognized for all you do to make Donner great! (See attached flyer for additional information) 5-Star-Family-Flyer (.pdf)

SCHOOL TOOLS TUESDAY – Do you need to replenish your school tools?  Never show up to class without a cool pencil again!  We are proud to announce School Tools Tuesday! Every Tuesday before school (7:55-8:05 AM) pencils, rulers, erasers, and other school tools will be on sale at great prices in the Student Store location as well as in the 1st grade quad.  Prices range from $0.25 to $1.00!  All proceeds benefit the Elitha Donner Elementary Honor Society’s community service projects.

RUNNIN’ FOR RHETT – Parents, family members, friends and supporters are welcome to run with us.  The race is scheduled for Sunday, April 27th starting and ending at Crocker Park in Downtown Sacramento.  If you are interested in running with us, please register for the 2.62 Mini Marathon via the following link.  http://changeofpace.com/capital-city-classic/registration/

Come out on race day to cheer on all our runners or join the race and run with us!