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Academy Announcements Feb. 24
Academy Announcements Feb. 24
Matt Young
Monday, February 24, 2020

K-6 Academy Announcements

Feb. 24, 2020

Choose Love Week

During this week, we are celebrating Jesse Lewis Choose Awareness Month with a Choose Love Awareness Week.  Please help by reminding your child and participating in the following acts of kindness.

Monday: Say hi or eat lunch with someone different or needing a friend.

 

                    Tuesday:  Give one or more compliments.

 

                    Wednesday:  Write a kind message to someone.

 

                    Thursday:  Show a kind action toward a student or teacher.

 

                    Friday:  Dress like a superhero and give a superhero a high-five.

We are also having a donation drive this week for the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter for various art supplies including canvases, washable paints, paint brushes, Sharpies, etc.

 

My Payments Plus Giveaway

To help boost participation in our school cafeteria program MyPayments Plus is launching a $500 Giveaway beginning next Monday, February 24th, through March 6th.  Parents become eligible in this giveaway simply by making a payment to their MyPaymentsPlus account during that time. All payments made on the website, mobile app and via auto pay are eligible. There’s no purchase necessary to be eligible,  parents can also submit a postcard to us explaining why they love using MyPaymentsPlus to pay for school lunch.

 Uma Kyles Performing at the Walton Arts Center

We would like to announce that Arkansas Arts Academy 6th grader Uma Kyles will be starring in the upcoming production of Sideways Stories From Wayside School at the Walton Arts Center in March.  If you want to support one of our students on the big stage, please go here to buy tickets.

 K-6 Dance Gala Volunteers Needed

Our Annual Dance Gala is approaching quickly. This is the K-6 dance program's annual celebration event that showcases every student in the dance program as they perform on stage at the high-school Performing Arts Center.

We have a serious need for parent volunteers to help pull this event together. Below are 3 Sign-Up Genius links that list several volunteer positions available in separate departments of the Dance Gala. None of these volunteer commitments will keep you from seeing the show. 

Please click the links below and sign up if you are able to help or contact Mrs. Finley cmarie@artsk12.org. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

This link is to volunteer with event guest check-in: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E44A9A722A7F49-front 

This link is for the "event publicist" volunteer position: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E44A9A722A7F49-event

This link is for the event food and design team: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E44A9A722A7F49-food

Help us win a LEGO Robotics Kit

Stemfinity is giving away FREE Lego Education Sets this month, and I would love for our school to get one! The form takes 1 minute, but Ms. Le even provided some info so all you need to do is copy and paste to make an entry. Please share! The deadline is February 29.

https://www.stemfinity.com/monthly-giveaway

Prize desired: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set

Phone number: 479-636-2272 

Tell Us About Your STEM Program!: 

Our school offers K-6 computer science including: coding, robotics through First Lego League, digital citizenship, video production, etc. 

Upcoming Events:

Feb. 25  4th Grade to Community Creative Center

Feb. 26   Willard/Zincone to Crystal Bridges 8:30-12:30

 Feb. 27         Harding/Hanna to Crystal Bridges 8:30-12:30

 Feb. 28         K-6 Rise and Shine @ 8

 March 2     4th 4th Grade Space Camp Payment Due

                  5/6 Guitar Concert @ 6 in Gym

March 4     Wookies and Ewoks to Crystal Bridges 8:30-2:00

                  5th Grade to Crystal Bridges 8:30-12

 March 4-10  6th Grade Pickle Sale

March 5     Jedi/Droids to Crystal Bridges 8:30-2:00

                  AAA Night at Crystal Bridges 6-8 PM

March 6     K-6 PTA Meeting @ 8 in Library

                  State Archery Meet for 4th-5th in Hot Springs

March 7     American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards

March 9     4th Grade to Walton Arts Center 10:30-2:00

 March 10  School Board Meeting @ 6:30

                   Smitty's Garage Spirit Night 5-8 PM

March 11    5/6 Musical Rehearsal at 7-12

                    4th Grade to See Musical 12:30-2:30 at 7-12

March 12     BOTS Musical @ 6 at 7-12

March 13     Last Day of 3rd Quarter

                    Spring Pictures

                    BOTS Musical 6 at 7-12

                    Pickle Order Delivery at the end of school

March 16-27  No School