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Join us for Literacy Night

March is designated as the National Reading Month in our schools and we will again give special emphasis to activities that promote reading as a fun and enjoyable experience! Please join us for our annual Literacy Night on Thursday, March 2 from 6:00-7:30 pm. We’ll have many literacy-based games/activities and author, Leslie Helakoski, will be here to sign books –don’t miss out on the fun!
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March is Reading Month

We love to celebrate reading all year at Lee Elementary but make it a special event in the month of March. Please click here to see our Calendar of Events.
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McFall Celebrates 100th Day!

A favorite day at McFall is 100 Day celebrating the 100th day of school!
Students celebrated in grand style with a special visit from Zero the Hero! He led the students and staff in counting to 100 while doing some morning moves. One hundred glittery stickers, colorful cotton balls, straws, and gumballs decorated posters created by students to show 100 items. Students also used jewels, hearts, stickers and straws to decorate crowns to wear for the day and many teachers planned special classroom events.
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Get Ready for Preschool/Kindergarten 2017-18 Enrollment

Thornapple Kellogg School officials are looking forward to welcoming all preschool, young 5's and kindergarten students to register for the 2017-18 school year. A parent meeting for kindergarten and young 5's enrollment will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 15 at McFall, and an open enrollment meeting for preschool takes place at 6:30 p.m. March 21 at McFall.
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Global School Play Day Gives Kids a Chance to Just Play

Making “whooshing” sounds, kindergarten student Will Briggs sailed his shark-faced pirate ship across desks and chairs around the classroom.
Classmates Zaydee Brautigam and Isabelle Tolan were deep into a game of “Candyland” in a corner of the room and Logan Jamison used a steady head in a game of “Topple.”  Several students gathered around a game trying to “Pop the Pig.”
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Full STEAM Ahead for Learning

A simple two-piece acoustic drum set evolved into an exciting, flashing lights, talking, electronic drum set with computer generated sounds. And it all happened, because science, technology, engineering, arts and math combined into one project.
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Young Fives/Kindergarten Meeting

Feel free to join us on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm for an informational parent meeting for incoming Young Fives & Kindergarten students. This is an optional meeting and if you can not attend, please stop in the McFall Office for enrollment paperwork. Enrollment packets will be available beginning Monday, February 6. If you have any questions, please call Kate Schut at 269-795-3637.
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Parent-initiated Program: Muy Bien

Thornapple Kellogg Schools, MI —  Cabeza, hombros, rodillas, pies.
That's the Spanish version of the children's song "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," which McFall Elementary kindergartners were singing during their once-a-week Spanish lesson.
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