School Rules! 3B Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary
School Rules! 3B Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary
CROSBY-IRONTON COURIER Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 3B A note from the principal at CRES: Leave toys and games at home School Rules! Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary Cuyuna Range Elementary School Principal Kurt Becker says, “It has come to my attention that some students have been bringing toys, games, etc. from home to school. I would like to take this moment to remind everyone that this is against school policy. CRES does NOT allow any toys, games, trading cards, sports Early childhood screening —Brenda Booth photo PRE-SCHOOLER Zander Markieu tries out the driver’s seat of the fire truck while Crosby fireman Shawn Jarvela stands by. If you have a child between the ages of three and five, call to set up an Early Childhood Screening. This screening is required for entrance into both kindergarten and the School Readiness Classes. This screening is free of charge and is provided by the Crosby-Ironton School District. The screening consists of a height and weight check, vision and hearing screening, developmental screening and immunization review. Please call or e-mail Molly Hoffarth at 545-8800, extension 6976 or e-mail [email protected].,mn.us DEERWOOD fireman Jerry Hutchison helps first grader Carson Freese try on an air tank. —Brenda Booth photo IRONTON FIREMEN John Juracek and Jeremy Dahlberg show Jasmine LaBorde how the airbag lifts. —Brenda Booth photo FIFTH AND SIXTH grade winners in the Fire Prevention poster contest were (l-r): Kalli Papenfuss, first place; Ava Sabourin, second place and Evan Hutchison, third place. In the back row (l-r) are sixth graders Karli Nixon, first place; Haylee Hanson, second place and Anna Coughlin, third place. —Brenda Booth photo GRAND CAHMPION in the Fire Prevention Poster Contest was Lily Peterson. She was congratulated by Deerwood firefighter Tom Nixon (left) and CRES principal Kurt Becker. Everyone remembers a favorite teacher, someone who motivates and inspires students for a lifetime. Minnesotans have the opportunity again this fall to nominate that unique educator for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Nominations opened Oct. 1 and remain open through Nov. 15. Nominations can be submitted on-line by accessing a simple nomination form on www.educationminnesota.org. The 2015 Teacher of the Year will be named at a ceremony May 3, 2015. The Minnesota Teacher of the Year also becomes Minnesota’s candidate for National Teacher of the Year. Eligible nominees must meet these criteria: · Teach in a public or nonpublic Pre-K through 12thgrade school, working at least 50 percent of the time directly with students. · Hold a bachelor’s degree and a Minnesota teaching license. · Have completed three years of teaching by the nomination deadline. Class Reunions Class of ‘65 to meet Thursday —Brenda Booth photo —Brenda Booth photo HUNTER WYNN demonstrates the ‘Stop, drop and roll’ technique. The C-I Class of 1965 will meet on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Crosby Bar Meeting Room to begin plans for the 50-year reunion next summer. Anyone interested in helping plan this event is welcome to attend. If you have any questions, you may call Candy at 546-5782 or Chick at 546-5377. Class of ‘58 luncheon —Brenda Booth photo —Brenda Booth photo FIRST AND SECOND GRADE winners in the Fire Prevention Poster Contest were (l-r) first grade: Hannah Henissy, first place, Eva Greeler, second place and Delila Yliniem, third place. In the back row are second graders: Michael Anderson, first place; Bailey Smith, second place and Annabelle Franzen, third place. —Brenda Booth photo TED ABEAR, Deerwood Fireman, showed the third and fourth grade classes at CRES how to use a fire extinguisher and talked to them about the dangers of house fires. Wear orange against bullying On Wednesday, Oct. 22, the students and staff at CRES will wear orange to show unity against bullying. At CRES, the students and staff are uniting against bullying through acts of respect, kindness, understanding and tolerance. Celebrate Unity Day on Oct. 22 and wear orange. Food Shelf drive in November The kindergarten classes at CRES will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Crosby Food Shelf beginning Monday, Nov. 3 and continuing through Friday, Nov. 14. Please bring any items you wish to donate to CRES during regular school hours, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nominations open for 2015 Teacher of the Year —Brenda Booth photo THE THIRD AND FOURTH graders at CRES participated in the Fire Prevention coloring contest. In the first row (l-r) are third graders: Kiersten Stewart, first place; Jensen DeLeon, second place and Sydney Jones, third place. In the back row (l-r) are fourth graders: Kale Jones, first place, Korinna Nixon, second place and McKenzie Carlson, third place. equipment, electronic devices (except iPads) from home in school. Please have your child leave these items at home for safe keeping.” CUYUNA FIREMEN Karl Hasskamp and Joe Fournier demonstrate equipment to students at CRES. · Intend to teach during the 2015-16 school year. Anyone may nominate a teacher. Self-nominations are also accepted. The state program has been highly successful nationally—Minnesota ranks second behind California with four National Teachers of the Year. For more information or to receive a nomination form, call Kieren Steinhoff at 651292-4865 or 800-652-9073. Heartland Dance holds Halloween parties Heartland Dance and Gymnastics is having a Halloween party. Bring a Friend to Class Party on Monday, Oct. 27 and Thursday, Oct. 30. For both boys and girls, ages 18 months to teens. If you would like to come to a free gymnastic or dance class, wear your Halloween costume, play party games and eat cookies and other treats and drink punch, call the studio at 546-6614 to find out about the day and time of the party of your choice. Early childhood family education at CRES Fridays Friday mornings at CRES from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Early Childhood Family Education provides a class where you can craft, free play, meet, enjoy music, snack and play in the gym. It is a great time for parents to participate in activities with their children. The children love sharing the school experience with mon, dad, grandpa, grandma or any other inportant adult in their lives. The Crosby Class of ‘58 will meet for lunch at noon on Oct. 15 at the C-I Pub (formerly Gary’s) in Ironton. Jr. High Halloween Dance changed to Oct. 23 Yearbook deadlines Due to the fall sports playoffs, the junior high dance scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30 has been rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23. The C-I Rangerettes are sponsoring the dance. Seniors are asked to submit graduation and baby pictures for the yearbook by the end of the school day on Friday, Nov. 14. —Brenda Booth photo DEERWOOD firemen Ted Abear and Tom Nixon demonstrate to fifth and six graders the Jaws of Life and cutting tools used to extract crash victims. —Brenda Booth photo IRONTON FIREMAN Troy Peterson read a story to Cathy Aykens’ second grade class during Fire Prevention Week.