Join us for an uplifting experience as we salute the many accomplishments of our students at the annual Honors and Awards Assembly, Friday, May 31, at 8:45 am, in the gym. We will honor achievements in academic areas as well as in sports, the arts, and service. We will recognize our 2013 graduates and the teachers who have reached milestones in their service at EAGLE. We will also reveal the fourth-quarter Wings Awards. We invite parents to share this special time with us.
On Tuesday, May 21, Carole will give the “Annual Report to Parents” from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Commons. She will offer her perspective on the accomplishments of this past year and discuss future goals and plans, both immediate and long-range. All parents are encouraged to attend. The EPO will provide light refreshments.
DAY AWAY E-Mails Sent Out
On Monday, June 3, staff members (with the help of parent chaperones)will supervise students as they travel to various locations and participate in special activities throughout the day. Middle School 7/8s will head to Six Flags Great America. Jr. 3/4s through MS 6/7s will spend the day at the Kalahari Water Park in the Dells. Nesters through Intermediates will explore the Madison Children’s Museum in the morning, enjoy a picnic lunch (packed from home) at McKee Farms Park, and bounce their way through the afternoon at Pump It Up. Details about Day Away, along with registration forms for each trip, were e-mailed to all families on Wednesday. All forms are due by Friday, May 17.
It’s time to order your yearbook!
This year’s book will contain 80 full-color pages of candids, clubs, groups, portraits, funny pictures, and photos of special class projects. Every student and teacher will be pictured. It is truly a memento that will be cherished for years to come!
$20.00 Soft Cover
$30.00 Hard Cover
Click on the link below to get an order form. Submit your completed form with payment to the Reception Office by Friday, April 19. A check made payable to EAGLE School should be paper clipped to the form. No staples, please.
Yearbook Order Form
Twenty-nine eighth graders left Sunday morning for a busy week in Washington, D.C., where they are participating in the Washington Workshops program. Six adult chaperones are accompanying the group as they see the sights, meet our senators and representatives, attend committee hearings, and exchange views with young people from other parts of the world.
EAGLE School co-founder and co-director for 28 years, Betty Conner, passed away on February 12, after fighting a heroic battle with metastatic breast cancer. To honor Betty and celebrate her life, we will host a memorial service on Sunday, April 21, at 2:00 pm in the EAGLE gym. We hope you can join us as we pay tribute to this truly amazing educator who devoted so much of her life to the EAGLE School community.
Betty Conner, EAGLE School co-founder and co-director for 28 years, passed away on February 12, 2013 after fighting a heroic battle with metastatic breast cancer. The EAGLE community mourns her loss and will be forever grateful to Betty for her vision, her insight, and all that she did on a daily basis for so many years to make EAGLE School such a special place to work and learn. A memorial service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held at the school later this spring.
We will hold parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 12:30 to 8:00 pm. Students will attend morning classes only, with early dismissal at 11:20 am. (Please note that the bus will be here at 11:20 to provide its usual service to the “afternoon” riders.)
Child care will be provided in the Commons during conferences for EAGLE students only at a cost of $5.00 per hour, per child. (Please note that all students must leave the premises at 11:20 am. There is no Study Club or child care until the start of conferences.)
This past Thursday, you should have received an email containing the link to the sign-up sheet for your child’s unit. Using this online process, please select your conference start time(s), if you haven’t already done so. Your start time(s) will be confirmed with the Mar. 8 issue of the Aerie-Gram.
Our 2013-14 school year includes plans for a pilot section of ninth grade, but what will it look like? An informational meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:00 pm in the Commons. Staff will be on hand to talk about the curriculum, the daily schedule, the cost, and the commitment to ninth grade at EAGLE. To learn more, please plan to attend the meeting on Feb. 27.