VES Calendar of Activities - April  2007
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION & TEACHER REQUEST PERIOD CONTINUE THROUGH APRIL 13th.
Mon., Apr. 2         -       Character Trait for the Week = SPORTSMANSHIP (Practicing Fair Plan)

  1. Book Fair Begins
  2. Coach Holloway Appreciation Day – Everyone is encouraged to wear red, white and/or blue.
  3. Girl Scouts, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Cafeteria

Tues., Apr. 3         -       Book Fair Continues
                                -       Fire Drill, 9:30 a.m.
                                -       City Block 1 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
                                -       Papa John’s Pizza Night (It’s a great night to enjoy pizza while supporting our school.)
Wed., Apr. 4         -       Book Fair Continues
                                -       4th & 5th Grades Honors Assembly, 9:30 a.m., Cafeteria
                                -       City Block 2 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Thurs., Apr. 5       -       Book Fair Continues.  Will be open during Open House Tonight
                                -       K & 1st Honors Assembly, 9:30 a.m., Cafeteria

  1. 3rd-5th Grades Science Expo Class Presentations
  2. City Block 3 Commerce
  3. Science Expo & Open House, 6:00-7:15 p.m. 

Fri., Apr. 6             -       5th Grade Field Trip to OWC, Mad Science “Newton’s Revenge,” 9:00-11:00 a.m.
                                -       2nd & 3rd Grades Honors Assembly, 9:30 a.m., Cafeteria
                                -       4th Grade Field Trip to OWC, Mad Science “Newton’s Revenge,” 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
                                -       Kindergarten Spring Parties/Egg Hunts
                                -       City Block 4 Commerce              
Mon., Apr. 9         -       Character Trait for the Week = COURTESY (Being Polite and Considerate toward Others; Using Good Manners)

  1. City Block 4 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.

Tues., Apr. 10       -       City Block 1 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Wed., Apr. 11       -       City Block 2 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Thurs., Apr. 12     -       City Block 3 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 13           -       City Block 4 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
                                -       Last Day to Request Teachers for Next School Year
Mon., Apr. 16       -       Character Trait for the Week = JOY (Feeling Happiness, Contentment and Satisfaction)

  1. Delivery for Ultimate Gourmet Fundraiser
  2. Interim Reports Go Home This Week
  3. PTO Meeting, 6:00 p.m., Media Center
  4. Girl Scouts, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Cafeteria

Tues., Apr. 17       -       Authors’/Illustrators/ Visit, Ted Lewin – 3rd/part of 4th @ 9:10-9:55 a.m., 5th/rest of 4th @ 10:05-10:50 a.m. in Cafeteria, Betsy Lewin – K/part of 2nd @ 9:10-9:55 a.m., 1st/rest of 2nd  @ 10:05-10:50 in City

  1. Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
  2. City Block 1 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
  3. Domino’s Pizza Night

Wed., Apr. 18       -       Field Trip to Emerald Coast Science Center for Tharp, Roberts, Lamey & Gross, 9:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
                                -       City Block 2 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Thurs., Apr. 19     -       City Block 3 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 20           -       Field Trip to Emerald Coast Science for Mills & King, 9:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
                                        5th Grade Field Trip to Marsville, Eglin AFB, Hangar 10, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Mon., Apr. 23       -       Character Trait for the Week = GOODWILL (Showing Positive Attitudes and Actions toward Others)

  1. K Musical Dress Rehearsal, 2:10 p.m., Cafeteria

Tues., Apr. 24       -       City Block 1 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.

  1. K Musical Program, 6:30 p.m., Cafeteria

Wed., Apr. 25       -       City Block 2 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Thurs., Apr. 26     -       City Clock 3 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 27           -       Safety Committee Meeting, 8:15 a.m., Media Center

  1. City Block 4 Commerce, 2:10-3:10 p.m.

Mon., Apr. 30       -       Character Trait for the Week = READINESS (Remaining Prepared for Immediate Action)

  1. Girl Scouts, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Cafeteria

clipVES Music News
clip 24th Grade Orff Ensemble meets Tuesday mornings, 8:15-8:55 a.m. in the Music Room.           
5th Grade Orff Ensemble meets Wednesday mornings, 8:15-8:55 a.m. in the Music Room.

PIZZA NIGHTS FOR MARCH & APRIL   
Papa John’s (Normally First Tuesday of Each Month) – April 3 & May 1
Domino’s (Normally Third Tuesday of Each Month) – April 17 & May 15
Pizza Nights are fundraisers for VES.  Money paid to our school by the cooperating pizza companies is used to purchase awards for deserving students throughout the school year.  Your support is deeply appreciated.

OKALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HOLIDAY CALENDAR - 2006-07 SCHOOL YEAR
Thursday, May 17, 2007 – Last Day for Students

VALPARAISO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
VISION/MISSION STATEMENT
Vision:  “Helping to Make Your Dreams and Goals a Reality”
Mission:  “Provide a safe, inviting, and healthy learning environment, with a professional faculty and staff, assisted by family and community, whose primary goal is to educate each child to his or her maximum potential as a total person, and to instill in each the value of learning.”

PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE:  Students should not be on the school campus before 8:35 a.m., as there is no teacher supervision before that time.  Your assistance is requested in this ever-increasing problem.