School Rules! 3B Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary


School Rules! 3B Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
A note from the principal at CRES:
Leave toys and games at home
School Rules!
Fire safety week at Cuyuna Range Elementary
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
—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
District. The screening consists of a height and weight
check, vision and hearing
screening and immunization
review. Please call or e-mail
Molly Hoffarth at 545-8800,
extension 6976 or e-mail
[email protected].,
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
Nominations opened Oct.
1 and remain open through
Nov. 15. Nominations can be
submitted on-line by accessing a simple nomination form
on The 2015 Teacher of
the Year will be named at a
ceremony May 3, 2015. The
Minnesota Teacher of the
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
· Have completed three
years of teaching by the nomination deadline.
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
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
—Brenda Booth photo
—Brenda Booth photo
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
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
· 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
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
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
Dance changed
to Oct. 23
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.