From Principal Mr. Barnes: Student report cards for Semester 1 will be coming home with your student on Thursday, January 11. Please be watching for it. We’ve had a great first half of the school year and are excited for the learning adventures to come!
Thayne Volunteer Committee: Meeting will be held starting at 1:40 on Wednesday, January 17. All are invited to attend.
From the School Nurse: Did you know the school nurses have a webpage. Visit at https://lcsd2.org/student-health/ to learn about our nurses, access forms, learn about medications at school, health and wellness, and guidelines for when a student should stay home, etc.
Please review these relevant highlights for when a student should stay home:
We wish everyone and safe and happy holiday season!
Winter clothing advisory! – Children will go outside for recess on most days and should bring appropriate winter coats, boots, gloves, etc. to stay warm. Please write your student’s name on their items.
Thayne Volunteer Committee:
LCSD#2 Annual Early Childhood Census is open through Jan. 25! Parents with children birth to 5 years old and not yet enrolled in kindergarten are asked to complete the census. The district uses this information to plan for future needs of our schools and to get important information to you the year before your child will enter kindergarten. Thank you for taking the time to complete this census! For questions, please contact Emily Isaacson 307-885-7129. https://forms.gle/PLpb2HcD2FVMYas49
Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up on November 7 and 8.
The book fair will run November 6th – November 9th
Students may shop before school with an adult, at their morning recess or after school. We accept cash, check, credit/debit cards or Scholastic E-Wallet. All profits go back into our library to support programming, maker space and new books. Thank you for your support!
Literacy Corner: How do I help my child dig deeper into the story?
Here are some questions you can ask your child after they read a story:
Thayne Volunteer Committee:
Reminder: School starts at 7:45 a.m. and is dismissed at 2:30 p.m.
Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up on November 7 and 8. The first step to prepare is to sign-up for a date and time. The link to schedule your appointment will be live on Monday, October 23rd, at 10:00 AM. Go to https://ptcfast.com/schools/Thayne_Elementary_3.
LCSD2 Food Services Information: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant! With this funding we are able to offer our elementary students fresh fruits and vegetables for a snack during their school day. This is in addition to the regular breakfast and lunch programs. With the help of teachers, school nurses, parents and food service staff the funding will enable us to promote good health, nutrition and physical activity.
Literacy Corner: Ways to Support Literacy at Home!
Reading, and a love for reading, starts at home. Here are a few tips to help your student become a successful reader:
Thayne Volunteer Committee: There are several things in the planning stages for October including Halloween recycled hallway decor and classroom door decorating contest. Click here for more information.
Other News: Community Night with Dr. Lori Desautels from 6:00-7:30PM at Afton Elementary on October 10. Discussion topics include plasticity of the brain, trauma, student development and behavior, and tools to support behavior at home and school. Babysitting and snacks will be provided. Call 307-885-7112 or email Cheyanne.Wolfley@LCSD@.ORG to reserve your spot. See the flyer at https://thayne.lcsd2.org/dr-d-flyer/.
THAYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS
School Safety Information:
Learn about Thayne Elementary Safety Information by going to thayne.lcsd2.org, click on “Family and Students”, then look for the “Safety” heading.
Learn more about LCSD#2 protocol for school safety at https://lcsd2.org/safety/ .
2023-2024 Bell Schedule:
School starts at 7:45 a.m. and is dismissed at 2:30 p.m. First busses leave at 2:35 and late bus leaves at 2:45.
Meet our new teachers:
Mrs. McGrath (Kindergarten) loves flour or flower???, Mrs. Simpson (1st grade) is mom to 8 children, Mrs. Mackey (1st grade) has a “funny farm”, and Mr. Kennington (3rd grade) is a man of many talents…. Learn more about these wonderful new teachers on our online newsletter on the homepage at thayne.lcsd2.org.
School Lunch Information:
View online to learn more about our school at https://thayne.lcsd2.org/thayne-elementary-parent-handbook-update/
Special Visitor coming!!! Thayne Elementary will be hosting author Mac Barnett on September 11. Mac is a New York Times-bestselling author whose books for children have sold more than one million copies in the United States and have been translated into over 30 languages. Mac will present his most loved books as well as what the writing process looks like for our young students.
“Got Caught Reading” Tickets – We are so excited to be implementing the “Got Caught Reading” program again this year. Please come and get tickets from Mrs. Nelson to “catch” your child reading at home. Reading every night with your child increases his/her school success. Your child can turn these tickets into the office to enter into a drawing for a free book to be given away during our Husky Rally. It is going to be a great year!
See the flyer at https://thayne.lcsd2.org/dr-d-flyer/ to learn more about an informative presentation by Dr. Desautels on Oct. 10 at Afton Elementary. Space is limited so sign up soon!