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Cross County Update

Please let me know ASAP if you kiddo is interested in Cross Country. The cut off date for email sign ups will be Friday, 8/23 so I can order enough jerseys. Attached you will find the 4/5 Schedule and the 6-8 Schedule. Also, you will find an attachment for the Athletics Clearance/Eligibility Form that all participants need to fill out and return to Arete before they start practice. We also have printed copies on Andrea's desk Instructional Funds will be billed $65 for each Arete student to cover medals, meet and supervision fees. There is an additional $8 donation (for 4/5) or $10 donation (for 6-8) that parents need to pay for the team party and supplies. Checks can be made out to PRSD. Please email Coach Tamo or I with questions!

Important Dates for the 2019-2020 School Year- Please check here to find out about amazing events that we have planned for our Aretelings!

*August 22- 6-6:20 6th Grade Science Camp Parent Meeting at Magnolia Big Gym

*August 26th- 4-8th Resource Center begins- NWEA Math testing

*August 27th- K-3 Resource Center begins- NWEA Math testing for 3rd only

*August 30th NWEA Math testing make ups. Please bring your child and their Chromebook (if they have one) anytime between 9am-12pm. The test is about 30-45 minutes and gives us great information on what they are doing great at math in and what area they might need more support. We will test two more times throughout the year to monitor growth and progress.

*September 3rd- Labor Day- No School

*September 4th- K-5 Pictures

*September 3 & 10th- K-3 Landscape Painting with Susie Bell. 12-pm Sign up here.

*September 5 & 12th- 4-8 Landscape Painting with Susie Bell. 12-1pm Sign up here.

*September 11- End of Session #1 20 Day Meetings- Remember to bring attendance and PE logs and all work samples to the meeting so your child is invited to the 20 Day Meeting Party.

*September 13- 10-12:30pm Field Trip to Garden Goddess Farm in Alta Sierra. Sign up here.

*September 16 & 17- 20 Day Meeting Celebrations!!

*September 18- All 20 Day binders must be completed by this date to receive full Instructional Funding.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

To apply for free and reduced lunch eligibility, please click the link to apply on You may also print an application from the First Day Packet on the Forms page and return it to your school office.

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4th - 8th Grade Resource Center Begins
Date: 8/26/2019, 9 AM 12 PM
NWEA Math Testing
Date: 8/26/2019, 9 AM 12 PM
K - 3rd Grade Resource Center Begins
Date: 8/27/2019, 9 AM 12 PM
NWEA Math Testing for 3rd Grade Only
Date: 8/27/2019, 9 AM 12 PM
NWEA Math Testing Make Ups - *See Details Below
Date: 8/30/2019, 9 AM 12 PM