News from the Nest – May 26, 2017

    Posted 05/26/2017

    Vol. 1, No. 35

    2017-18 School Registration Information for McKinley-Thatcher Students

    Families, we’re already starting to think about registration for next school year! To register your child, you need to verify their student record online in the Parent Portal, and visit McKinley-Thatcher on August 9 or 10 to register, pay your supply fee, and get special schedule information for your class. Denver Public Schools encourages all families to complete their verification online using Parent Portal any time between July 20 and August 11– please see this flyer for further information.

    Last Friday Folder Comes Home Today!

    Today is the last day we’ll be sending home Friday Folders this school year. Please empty everything from your child’s folder and send it back on Monday – we’ll reuse them next year!

    Classroom Spotlight: 2017 Talent Show!

    We had an amazing time at our annual talent show last Friday! A BIG thank-you to all our performers, organizers, and families who attended and helped their children practice.

    May’s School Value: Celebrating Our Students & a Year of Learning

    During our assembly this morning, we honored our Eagles of the Year (students who exemplify all four of our school values), students who have made the most academic growth, and our most talented readers, writers, and mathematicians. Congratulations to everyone who received an award – we are so proud of you!

    Awards

    5th grade – Ms. Stenftennagel

    • Most Academic Growth – Lucia R.
    • Reading – Ione C.
    • Writing – Pamela S.
    • Math – Cash C.
    • Rising Star – Mercedez C.
    • Determination Award – Jenness S.
    • Kindness Award – Kasyia K.

    4th grade – Mrs. Keller

    • Most Academic Growth – Maddox V.
    • Reading – Adison M.
    • Writing – Ryen R.
    • Mathematics – Clara J.
    • Rising Star – Jubenal G.
    • Perseverance Award – Alyace V.
    • Cheerful Champion Award – Lily-Anne F.

    3rd grade – Ms. Evans

    • Most Academic Growth – Maggie G.
    • Reading – Finn G.
    • Writing – Kaya S.
    • Math – Jared G.
    • Rising Star – Gavin S.
    • Ray of Sunshine Award – Sophia V.
    • Self-Discipline Award – Liam P.

    2nd grade – Ms. Scott

    • Most Academic Growth – Opal M.
    • Reading – Monet M.
    • Writing – Claire M.
    • Math – George O.
    • Rising Star – Ashley C.
    • Personal Growth Award – Jackson M.
    • Incredible Improvement Award – Vianca M.

    1st grade – Ms. Land

    • Most Academic Growth – Remi F.
    • Reading – Maya B.
    • Writing – Bella L.
    • Math – Claire J.
    • Rising Star – Mazzy R.
    • Responsibility Champion – Atticus L.
    • Kindest Heart Award – Devon L.

    Kindergarten – Ms. Killian

    • Most Academic Growth – Elian R.
    • Reading – Gus O.
    • Writing – Audrey K.
    • Math – Blayd G.
    • Rising Star – Dexter V.
    • Perseverance Award – Jayla L.
    • Always Thinks of Others Award – Hazel C.

    Kinder – Mrs. Biery

    • Most Academic Growth – Jasmine H.
    • Reading – Melody C.
    • Writing – Ivy Q.
    • Math – Otto S.
    • Rising Star – Alessandro M.
    • Perseverance Award – Cristopher F.

    SPED – Mrs. Sickles

    • Incredible Improvement Award – Julio V.
    • Caterpillar Award – Moses L.
    • Kangaroo Award – Anallely V.

    PE – Mr. Maul

    • PE Leadership Award – Maddox S.
    • PE Sportswomanship Award – Sophia V.
    • PE Skills Award – Cameron C.
    • PE Effort Award – Matthew C.

    Art – Mrs. Laz

    • Outstanding Artist of the Year – Elise K.
    • Most Artistic Growth Award – Deven B.
    • Creativity Award – Ella M.
    • Think like an Artist Award – Myklo S.

    Music – Mr. Berthelette

    • Most Improved Musical Movement Award – Cheyenne V.
    • Most Improved Performer Award – Diego O.
    • Best Musical Attitude Award – Hazel C.
    • Musical Leadership Award – Ngandu S.

    Specials Trophy

    • Primary – Ms. Killian’s kindergarten class
    • Intermediate – Mrs. Keller’s fourth grade class

    Facilities Management – Mr. Potter

    • Cleanest Classroom Award – Ms. Killian’s kindergarten class

    Principal’s Award – Mrs. Geerdes

    • Perfect Attendance Award – Ivy Q.
    • Perfect Attendance Award – Logan C.

    Eagles of the Year

    • ECE-4 – Jeah S.
    • Kindergarten (Mrs. Biery) – Quinn P. & Lexi R.
    • Kindergarten (Ms. Killian) – Cali B. & Zaden G.
    • 1st grade – Aidiana B. & Cody L.
    • 2nd grade – Leon C. & Lillie M.
    • 3rd grade – Michael R. & Rosa L.
    • 4th grade – Logan C. & Evie K.
    • 5th grade – Stephanie G. & Austin M.

    McKinley-Thatcher & Denver Public Library (DPL) Support Summer Learning

    We are excited to work with Decker Library to promote DPL’s Summer of Adventure reading program! Beginning June 1, students can sign up to read great books, win great prizes, and attend great events at their local library. Click here for full details and check out Decker Library’s June and July event calendars.

    Coming home today in Friday Folders, you’ll find tips and tricks on supporting summer learning, more information on DPL’s Summer of Adventure, and age-specific lists of great books to read with your kids over the break. Happy reading!

    REMINDER: Last Day of School Is a Half-Day!

    Families, remember that our last day of school is a half-day on Friday, June 2nd. Students will eat lunch at school before they either get on the bus at 11:50am or are dismissed by their teachers. Please plan to meet your child on the playground at 12:00pm. Thank you!

    Calendar & Upcoming Events

    Click here to view the McKinley-Thatcher school calendar.

    Upcoming events

    • Mon., 5/29 – No school (Memorial Day) – school resumes Tuesday, 5/30
    • Tue., 5/30 – Yearbook distribution & signing party @ 2:15pm
    • Wed., 5/31 – ECE-3 & ECE-4 ONLY – last day of school
    • Wed., 5/31 – ECE-4 continuation @ 2:15pm
    • Wed., 5/31 – 5th grade continuation @ 6:00pm
    • Thu., 6/1 – Staff vs. 5th grade kickball game @ 1:30pm
    • Fri., 6/2 – Kindergarten continuation @ 9:00am
    • Fri., 6/2 – Last day of school for kindergarten through 5th grade (dismissal @ 12:00pm)

    Friday Folder Attachments

    Please click here to see all flyers that went home in your child’s Friday Folder today.


    Noticias del Nido

    26 de mayo 2017

    Vol. 1, No. 35

    2017-18 Información de inscripción escolar para los estudiantes de McKinley-Thatcher

    ¡Familias, ya empezamos a pensar en la inscripción para el próximo año escolar! Para inscribir a su hijo, debe verificar su expediente académico y visitar McKinley-Thatcher el 9 o el 10 de agosto para pagar su cuota de suministro y obtener información especial sobre horarios para su clase. Las Escuelas Públicas de Denver alientan a todas las familias a completar su verificación en línea usando Parent Portal en cualquier momento entre el 20 de julio y el 11 de agosto – por favor vea este folleto para más información.

    La carpeta del viernes viene a casa hoy!

    Hoy es el último día que estaremos enviando las carpetas de viernes de la escuela este año escolar. Por favor, vacíe todo de la carpeta de su hijo y envíelo de vuelta el lunes, ¡los reutilizaremos el próximo año!

    Destaca el Salón de Clases: ¡Show de Talentos 2017!

    ¡Pasamos un tiempo increíble en nuestro programa anual de talentos el pasado viernes! Un GRAN agradecimiento a todos nuestros artistas, organizadores y familias que asistieron y ayudaron a sus niños a practicar.

    El valor de la escuela de mayo: Celebrando a nuestros estudiantes y un año de aprendizaje

    Durante nuestra asamblea esta mañana, honramos a nuestras Águilas del Año (estudiantes que ejemplifican los cuatro valores de nuestra escuela), estudiantes que han hecho el crecimiento más académico, y nuestros lectores, escritores y matemáticos más talentosos. ¡Felicidades a todos los que recibieron un premio – estamos muy orgullosos de ti!

    Premios

    5th grade – Ms. Stenftennagel

    • Most Academic Growth – Lucia R.
    • Reading – Ione C.
    • Writing – Pamela S.
    • Math – Cash C.
    • Rising Star – Mercedez C.
    • Determination Award – Jenness S.
    • Kindness Award – Kasyia K.

    4th grade – Mrs. Keller

    • Most Academic Growth – Maddox V.
    • Reading – Adison M.
    • Writing – Ryen R.
    • Mathematics – Clara J.
    • Rising Star – Jubenal G.
    • Perseverance Award – Alyace V.
    • Cheerful Champion Award – Lily-Anne F.

    3rd grade – Ms. Evans

    • Most Academic Growth – Maggie G.
    • Reading – Finn G.
    • Writing – Kaya S.
    • Math – Jared G.
    • Rising Star – Gavin S.
    • Ray of Sunshine Award – Sophia V.
    • Self-Discipline Award – Liam P.

    2nd grade – Ms. Scott

    • Most Academic Growth – Opal M.
    • Reading – Monet M.
    • Writing – Claire M.
    • Math – George O.
    • Rising Star – Ashley C.
    • Personal Growth Award – Jackson M.
    • Incredible Improvement Award – Vianca M.

    1st grade – Ms. Land

    • Most Academic Growth – Remi F.
    • Reading – Maya B.
    • Writing – Bella L.
    • Math – Claire J.
    • Rising Star – Mazzy R.
    • Responsibility Champion – Atticus L.
    • Kindest Heart Award – Devon L.

    Kindergarten – Ms. Killian

    • Most Academic Growth – Elian R.
    • Reading – Gus O.
    • Writing – Audrey K.
    • Math – Blayd G.
    • Rising Star – Dexter V.
    • Perseverance Award – Jayla L.
    • Always Thinks of Others Award – Hazel C.

    Kinder – Mrs. Biery

    • Most Academic Growth – Jasmine H.
    • Reading – Melody C.
    • Writing – Ivy Q.
    • Math – Otto S.
    • Rising Star – Alessandro M.
    • Perseverance Award – Cristopher F.

    SPED – Mrs. Sickles

    • Incredible Improvement Award – Julio V.
    • Caterpillar Award – Moses L.
    • Kangaroo Award – Anallely V.

    PE – Mr. Maul

    • PE Leadership Award – Maddox S.
    • PE Sportswomanship Award – Sophia V.
    • PE Skills Award – Cameron C.
    • PE Effort Award – Matthew C.

    Art – Mrs. Laz

    • Outstanding Artist of the Year – Elise K.
    • Most Artistic Growth Award – Deven B.
    • Creativity Award – Ella M.
    • Think like an Artist Award – Myklo S.

    Music – Mr. Berthelette

    • Most Improved Musical Movement Award – Cheyenne V.
    • Most Improved Performer Award – Diego O.
    • Best Musical Attitude Award – Hazel C.
    • Musical Leadership Award – Ngandu S.

    Specials Trophy

    • Primary – Ms. Killian’s kindergarten class
    • Intermediate – Mrs. Keller’s fourth grade class

    Facilities Management – Mr. Potter

    • Cleanest Classroom Award – Ms. Killian’s kindergarten class

    Principal’s Award – Mrs. Geerdes

    • Perfect Attendance Award – Ivy Q.
    • Perfect Attendance Award – Logan C.

    Eagles of the Year

    • ECE-4 – Jeah S.
    • Kindergarten (Mrs. Biery) – Quinn P. & Lexi R.
    • Kindergarten (Ms. Killian) – Cali B. & Zaden G.
    • 1st grade – Aidiana B. & Cody L.
    • 2nd grade – Leon C. & Lillie M.
    • 3rd grade – Michael R. & Rosa L.
    • 4th grade – Logan C. & Evie K.
    • 5th grade – Stephanie G. & Austin M.

    McKinley-Thatcher y la Biblioteca Pública de Denver (DPL) apoyan el aprendizaje de verano

    ¡Estamos emocionados de trabajar con Decker Library para promover el programa de lectura Summer of Adventure de DPL! A partir del 1 de junio, los estudiantes pueden inscribirse para leer grandes libros, ganar grandes premios y asistir a grandes eventos en su biblioteca local. Haga clic aquí para obtener detalles completos y consulte los calendarios de eventos de la Biblioteca de Decker para junio y julio.

    Al llegar a casa hoy en Friday Folders, encontrarás consejos y trucos sobre cómo apoyar el aprendizaje de verano, más información sobre Summer of Adventure de DPL y listas específicas de edades de grandes libros para leer con tus hijos durante el descanso. ¡Feliz lectura!

    RECORDATORIO: ¡El último día de clases es un medio día!

    Familias, recuerde que nuestro último día de escuela es medio día el viernes, 2 de junio. Los estudiantes almorzarán en la escuela antes de que entren en el autobús a las 11:50 am o sean despedidos por sus maestros. Por favor planee reunirse con su hijo en el patio de recreo a las 12:00 pm. ¡Gracias!

    Calendario & Próximos Eventos

    Haga clic aquí para ver el calendario escolar McKinley-Thatcher.

    Próximos eventos

      • Lunes 5/29 – No hay escuela (Memorial Day) – la escuela se reanuda el martes, 5/30
      • Martes 5/30 – Distribución del anuario y celebración de la fiesta @ 2:15 pm
      • Miércoles 5/31 – ECE-3 y ECE-4 SOLAMENTE – último día de clases
      • Miércoles 5/31 – Continuación de ECE-4 @ 2:15
      • Miércoles 5/31 – Continuación del 5º grado @ 6:00 pm
      • Jueves 6/1 – Juego de kickball de quinto grado vs. maestros @ 1:30 pm
      • Viernes 6/2 – Continuación del Kinder a las 9:00 am
      • Viernes 6/2 – Último día de escuela para kinder hasta quinto grado (despido a las 12:00 pm)

    Adjuntos de la carpeta del viernes

    Por favor, haga clic aquí para ver todos los volantes que fueron a casa en la carpeta de su hijo hoy viernes.