Cougars' Newsletter

Jenny Lind Elementary Cougar Newsletter

July/August 2016

​Dear Jenny Lind Elementary Families,


Welcome to Week 1!

July/August Character Trait: Citizenship

Upcoming Dates

Monday, July 25, 2016

Welcome Back to School!

Thursday, July 28, 2016
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ~Back to School Night
     5:00-5:45 pm – MPR Community Booths
     5:45-5:55 Welcome and Staff Introductions
     6:00-6:25 pm  First Classroom Presentation
     6:30-6:55 pm Second Classroom Presentation

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Vision Screening - Grades K, 2nd & 5th
6:30 pm - Prospectors Meeting

Wednesday, July 17, 2016
11:15 am - Hearing Screening - Grade K, 2nd & 5th

Wednesday & Thursday, July 17 & 18, 2016
7:45-11:00 am - Room 73

Wednesday, July 17, 2016
11:15 am - Hearing Screening - Grade K, 2nd & 5th

Friday, August 26, 2016
Spirit Day ~ Red, White & Blue
7:45 am - 4th 5th 6th
8:30 am - K 1st 2nd 3rd

Have a great week!

Kristie Starkovich ~ Principal

Lunch
Our new lunch procedures have been a big hit!  Here are some helpful hits for packing your child’s lunch. 

Add some of these to round out your child’s lunch:

  • Fruit cups (with no sugar added) or fresh fruit salad
  • Applesauce (also with no sugar added)
  • Nuts (if age and allergy appropriate), such as walnuts, pistachios, almonds or peanuts
  • Raw veggies (ready to pack) such as carrot sticks, sugar snap peas or celery sticks
  • Cheese sticks — available in 2% sharp cheddar or part skim-milk mozzarella
  • Healthy snack bars (individually wrapped) with 3 or more grams of fiber, less than 10 grams sugar, and no more than 1 gram saturated fat
  • Yogurt with less than 10-12 grams of sugar per pack (or purchase the plain and add honey and fruit