Aiken Weekly Update
Sun, Mar 17 5:43pm
Aiken Elementary

Dear Aiken Families,

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the BIG Y Education Express program.  Through this program we accrued enough points over the course of the year to purchase 120 glue sticks for the school - at no cost to us!!  Way to go!   

 

PTO MEETING, ALL ARE WELCOME!  Followed by:

MINDFULNESS FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS- March 26th, 6:00, Aiken Library 

Martin Smith, Clinical Director at The Bridge, will be presenting on how we can implement mindfulness in our home to help ease our, and our children’s, stress levels.  A short PTO meeting will begin at 6:00 followed by the presentation at 6:30. All are welcome!  Babysitting will be provided!  See attached flyer for more information.

  

Spring After School Program Descriptions

Please see attached flyer for registration form.  Registration opens Monday, March 18th, so send in your forms right away.  These classes will fill fast.

Airplane Builders (Grades K-5)
Wannabe pilots, you are cleared for take-off! We’ll make the physics of flying simple and fun; you’ll learn how to build all new model helicopters, gliders and even motorized planes! You’ll even go outside to fly your hand-crafted machines and take them home to fly some more. This class is aerodynamically designed to teach STEM concepts through hands-on learning and flying fun. You build it. You fly it. You keep it. Control tower over and out.  Mondays 3:30-4:30, April 15-June 10.

 

Magic Masters (Grades K-5)

Abracadabra!  Calling all budding magicians – learn to perform astounding new tricks this spring!  You’ll make objects disappear, reappear and float in the air.  Mystify your audience with your mastery of mind-reading!  At the end of the session, you’ll share your new skills with friends and family in a real magic show…. And keep all the tricks!  Class is designed to enhance communication and performance skills in a supportive, creative atmosphere.  Learn it.  Perform it.  Keep it.  Discover the talent you have up your sleeve.  Wednesdays 2:00-3:00, April 17-June 5

 

SALAD BAR SIGN UP

On certain Wednesdays Aiken offers a delicious, fresh salad bar for students to enjoy at lunch.  However, this is only possible if we have a parent volunteer at the salad bar during the lunch shift (11:15-1:00)! This is an important AND fun way to volunteer at Aiken, so please consider signing up! Click on the link to see which days volunteers are needed and to sign up.  Thanks so much for supporting this important meal choice!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c49a9a723abff2-aiken

 

If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Best wishes,

Abiah & Tina