Monday, May 28, 2012

End of Year/Promotion Info

Dear Fifth Grade Families,
We know this is a very exciting time of year for our fifth grade students.  There are several fun activities about to take place and we want to let you know about them.

June 4 – June 14 (the last 2 weeks of school) = 1:50 dismissal
June 6, Wednesday, 10:00 = Hornet Hustle
June 13, Wednesday, 12:30 = Kickball Game, Staff vs. 5th Grade
June 14, Thursday, 8:45 – 1:50 = Promotion Ceremony and Swim Party
Bay-O-Vista is located at 1881 Astor Drive in San Leandro. It is directly off of Lake Chabot Road,   1.6 miles from Roosevelt.  

Please have your student in class at 8:10 so we can take attendance and organize ourselves.  The Promotion Ceremony begins at 8:45 in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Seats go fast so we recommend being seated by 8:30.  The students are asked to wear clothing that is at least a step-up from school clothes for the ceremony.  The program lasts about 40 minutes.  There will be many photo opportunities after the ceremony and before we change clothes and head to Bay-O-Vista Swim Club for our party.  We’ll return to the classrooms by 1:40 to allow students time to collect their belongings, stay good-bye, and head off for the summer.  

Thank you for your patience and support all year.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you,
Mrs. Lipka, Ms. Julin, Ms. Augusta, and Mr. Fishbaugh

2012 Fifth Grade Promotion News

It's time to start planning the 5th grade promotion and party! Please take the time to read this and return the bottom portion by Friday, June 1.

The Roosevelt PTA provides funds for the end of the year celebration. With these funds we are able to pay for everyone to attend the promotion field trip to Bay-0-Vista Swim and Fitness Club, hire life guards, and provide pizza for lunch. These funds also provide for a few decorations at the promotion and party.

Please go over the Bay-O-Vista rules with your students BEFORE the field trip.
       RINSE off in the outside shower BEFORE entering the pool;
       WALK around the pool area;
       TAKE the swim test BEFORE entering the big pool (5.5 ft deep);
       EAT food in the designated area ONLY;
       PLACE all perishables in PLASTIC container, not glass; and
       RESPECT the club's property.
Please remember that this is a school sponsored field trip. Siblings are NOT allowed to attend.

How can you help?
  1. Complete the form sent home by the teachers indicating whether or not you can drive on the field trip.
  2. Please indicate if you are able to provide snacks for the field trip.

My child, __________________ has permission to attend the Bay-O-Vista Swim and Tennis Club field trip on June 14, 2012.  I have reviewed the above rules with my child.
____ Yes, I can drive. My car holds ______children.
____ Yes, we are Bay-O-Vista members. Our member number is ____________.
____ Yes, my child will be taking the swim test.

____ Yes, we can provide       (Please Circle the item)
Mr. Fishbaugh's Class: Salty Treats (chips, pretzels, other ___________)
Ms. Julin's Class: Healthy Treats (strawberries, blueberries, cherries, other ____)
Ms. Lipka's Class: Healthy Treats (red peppers, carrots, cucumber, other ____)
Ms. Thomas Class: Sweet Treats (cupcakes, rice crispie treats, cookies, other____)

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