With the coming of warmer weather, it is great to see our students out on the yard enjoying the soccer fields,baseball diamonds, basketball courts, mini-foot-hockey, and exploring more areas now that have been recently "freed" of snow. With the increase in students bringing items for outdoor use, I would ask that students be sure to put their names on any of their own equipment (balls, skipping ropes, ball gloves, etc...) that they bring to enjoy recess breaks.
As part of our recess routines, I have been making regular morning announcements to students to remind them to come prepared to play outside whenever it is not teeming-rain. This is also a very good time to remind our youngsters to be prepared to start wearing sunscreen and hats to protect them from the sun, which we hope will be warming and drying our school yard.
Should you wish there to be a change to your child's regular routine (arrival, pick-up, lunch-hour), I would ask that a signed note come from a child's parent. In this way, we are certain of your expectation for your child(ren), and we eliminate any confusion for your youngster.
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