September 9th – (Tuesday) – “AR TEST TAKING” Our school’s LIBRARY is open for ALL students (whether on or off track) to take AR tests from 2:00-3:00PM.  No Library services are available during this time.

This will be the last month this service will be available – unless we are able to find additional parent volunteers.  If you have an hour on one or more Tuesday’s a month from 2:00-3:00pm and would be willing to assist our students in taking AR tests, please let our office know before the end of September.

September 12th – (Friday) “CONSTITUTION DAY SPIRIT RALLY” Starting at 8:15am in the Quad – Wear RED, WHITE, and BLUE this Friday and join us as we celebrate our Country’s Constitution.  Only students wearing a combination of red, white, AND blue will be counted for the spirit wear race.  (Elitha Donner Distinguished school shirts are a great way to make it count.)  All visible combinations of clothing will be accepted.

Last week’s college day spirit wear winners were again Mrs. Banuelos’ class and in intermediate was Mrs. Welsh’s class.

“MOVIE MATINEE” – Looking for something to do this Friday after school on the minimum day?  Our school’s PTA is sponsoring a movie matinee. For only $5 per student you get Admission to the movie, bottled water & bag of popcorn. The movie is from 12:45-2:45pm.  All students must be picked up by 3:00PM.Movie Matinee Sept 12 lego movie (.pdf)

If you want to watch the Lego movie after school on Friday have your parent complete the permission slip and send in the $5 dollar fee by Wednesday, Sept 10th.  Permission slips will be sent home in your communication folder and are available in the front office. Movie Matinee Permission Slip (.pdf)

HARRIET EDDY MS / WRESTLING CLUB: This year Harriet Eddy Middle School is opening the wrestling club up to elementary school students in grades 3 through 8. We are looking forward to a fun year. A Joseph Sims parent, Jonathan Stein, is coaching the team this year. His contact information is on the flyer and he is happy to answer any questions. (See attached flyer for more information.) Eddy Wrestling handout(.pdf)

SMARTER BALANCED FOCUS GROUP – The California Department of Education is looking for interested parents and students to participate in a focus group to gather feedback regarding spring 2015 SBAC testing on September 17 from 6-8pm at the Sacramento County Office of Education. Interested parents should contact Dawn Speaks at 209-468-5959 by September 12.