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May 28 - June 3 @ Division Street

posted May 27, 2018, 3:03 PM by Division Street PTA   [ updated May 27, 2018, 3:04 PM ]


Week at a Glance


Ongoing This Week


Sign up for the Dragon Pride Run!


Monday, May 28


-Happy Memorial Day! (No School)


Tuesday, May 29



Wednesday, May 30



Thursday, May 31


-Arts in Ed Insects with the Tang Museum 2nd grade

-Arts in Ed African Drumming 3rd grade

-Arts in Ed A Soldier's Life

4th grade


Friday, June 1



Saturday, June 2


-Dragon’s Pride 5K Running Race @9am at the Spa State Park!

-Ndakinna Benefit Concert with Dan Bern, 6-8:00pm


Sunday, June 3




Dragon's Pride 5K Race Registration Saturday June 2nd

Come join our Annual Dragon’s Pride 5K Run on Saturday, 6/2 @ 9:00am The race starts at the Warming Hut in the Saratoga State Park. Click here to register or to become a sponsor.

 

Nurse’s Office - donations needed

The nurse’s office could use some donations of boys and girls elastic waist pants.  Used clothing is welcome. So if you are cleaning out your kids’ drawers and they’ve outgrown their pants, please send them into the nurse office.  Also, packs a new boys and girls underwear would be appreciated.

 

Summer Learning Opportunities

Summer vacation will be here before you know it! It is important for students to relax and refresh, but it is also important for students to have opportunities to learn. That doesn't mean summer needs to be like school--learning takes many forms! Click here to find out about summer learning opportunities!

Arts in Ed - Insects with the Tang Museum

May 31st Tang - 2nd grade
The students will be working with artists from the Tang Museum to create a mini garden sculpture that mimics the habitat of tiny insects.  They will do this after having the opportunity to inspect and analyze insect-related artwork by various artists.

Arts in Ed - African Drumming, May 31st -3rd grade
Rural Soul studio will bring in authentic African drums for the 3rd graders to play. They will learn about how the drums are constructed, the different styles of drumming, and the importance that drumming plays in Western African culture.  Since drumming and dance go hand in hand, they will also be introduced to some elements of African dance.


Arts in Ed - A Soldier's Life, May 31st - 4th grade
Fort Ticonderoga will bring in their program, A Soldier’s Life.  This up-close look at an individual in the Revolutionary War will start as a lesson in history but will also include mathematics, geography, and problem solving skills to complement the 4th grade curriculum.

Ndakinna Benefit Concert with Dan Bern, June 2nd

On Saturday 6/2 from 6:00-8:00pm join us for a family friendly evening of music, food and drink with musician Dan Bern during a benefit concert for Ndakinna Education Center. He has released some two dozen studio albums, EPs, and live recordings since his first CD on Sony/Work in 1997. Either fronting various bands or as a solo performer, he is convincing, funny and timely, with an unassuming tip of the hat to the spirits of the past greats, all while sounding fresh and original. Dans songs pack a punch, and are engaging and often cinematic.

The Ndakinna Education Center is located at 23 Middle Grove Rd, Greenfield Center.

Open PTA Officer Position for Next Year

The following volunteer PTA positions are open for next year. Each position is a two-year term and starts July 1, 2018:

PTA VP of Fundraising - fundraiser@divisionstreetschoolpta.com

If you are interested in this position please email the Lori Laustrup for more information!


Summer Camp and Activity Information for Parents

Summer camps fill up fast in our area, and if you don't quite know where to start - remember that we've got your back!  Click here for a list of camps and activities that have been shared with our PTA to date. Have something to add? Email president@divisionstreetschoolpta.com to have your favorite finds added to the list!





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