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posted Dec 7, 2012, 5:04 AM by Deborah Arel

Nov. 13, 2012

Dear Parents and Guardians,                                                                      
The Thanksgiving season is upon us, so I thought I’d go around the school and ask our students, “What are you thankful for?”  By far, most of the children said, “Mom and Dad”, and “my family”, but there were some other answers as well that are worth sharing:
“The Thanksgiving dinner”,  “getting my games system”, “food”, “my sister”, “almost going to Middle School”, “cookies”, “my friends”, “Deer Hunter’s Supper”, “my cat”,  “turkey”, “seeing my Dad”, “Legoes”, “a day off from school”, “big supper”, “my 6th grade buddy”, “going on vacation”, “where I live”, “sitting down to eat with my family”, “books”, “my house”, “cranberry jello”, “that I have a dog”, “my family and how much they love me”, “that I have so many friends that take care of me”, “heat, food, and water”, “having pets that love me”, “playing with my friends”.
And my two personal favorites from two 5th graders: “the people in the war”, and “all the people around the world that came to America.”  So that gives you a snapshot of what our children value in their lives, from the cute to the profound.

Community Thanksgiving Luncheon

Thursday, Nov. 15, 11:30

$3.10 for adults, $2.50 for children – Bring the Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, little siblings!

Please call Debbie for your reservation, 644-2224


I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, however you celebrate it.  And remember, the students have off the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd next week, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

I’m thankful for my husband, my job, and the country I live in,

Kate Torrey

Calendar of Events

Nov. 12-17 – 6th grade Bottle Drive
Nov. 15 – WES Thanksgiving Community Luncheon, call Debbie for reservations, turkey and all the fixins, $3.10 for adults, $2.50 for kids
Nov. 15 – Picture re-take day – please call Debbie at school if you need re-takes
Nov. 15 – Belvidere School Board Meeting, 6:30 at the Belvidere School
Nov. 16 – FINAL due date for Winter Sports forms (if your child’s form is not in by this date, we’ll have to assign them to ice skating)
Nov. 19 – 6th graders selling Avon for the Holiday Season
Nov. 19 & 20 – Preschool parent/teacher conferences, call Gail Whitten to schedule your conference, 644-5836
Nov. 21-23 – Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26 – LNSU Full Board meeting, 6:00 in the CEC room at GMTCC
Dec. 1 – 6th Grade Meat Raffle at Waterville Town Hall, 6:00
Dec. 3 – First Trimester Report Cards come home
Dec. 7 – WESPO Family Game Night, WES gym, 6:30
Dec. 12 – WES Winter Concert, 6:30
Dec. 13 – WES School Board meeting, 6:30 in the 5/6 classroom
Dec. 20 – Belvidere School Board meeting, 6:00 at the Belvidere School
Dec. 24 – Jan. 1, 2013 – Winter Vacation
(I can’t believe I already have 2013 on this Calendar of Events!!)




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