Falcon Flash: Week of April 27, 2017

27 April 2017 Written by   Debra Dietch, Communication Coordinator

In this issue: Spring forward technololgy fundraiser passes the $10,000 mark! / Please participate in our annual perception survey / Middle school dance / PTA updates / State testing for 3rd through 8th grades

SPRING FORWARD TECHNOLOGY FUNDRAISER

Over $10,000 raised!

Thanks to YOU and your amazing children we are currently at $10,832 which means every Falcon has earned 2 free dress days! Students may wear free dress, athletic wear, or pajamas on Wednesday, May 10th and Wednesday, May 17th. Be sure to mark your calendars!

But don’t stop yet! If we get to $13,000, Mrs. Macy has sweetened the pot by offering a third free dress day.

To participate, pick up an order form for Jamba Juice discount cards. Each $10 card purchased earns $5 for the school and a discount on Jamba Juice worth up to $20 in savings for you. Donations in lieu of card purchases are also welcome.

Everybody loves smoothies - please share with all your family and friends.

The fundraiser has been extended to May 1st.

Thank you for your support!


PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN OUR ANNUAL PERCEPTION SURVEY

We want to know what you think!
(We really do.)

As in years past, Cascade Heights is asking you to take a few moments and share your thoughts on this year!

Ideally, every parent and guardian will complete this survey for each student.

Your participation is invaluable to Cascade Heights’ mission to partner with parents!

Surveys can be accessed on any computer with an internet connection. The link is: www.surveymonkey.com/r/OR_EFF_PAR_NCSD_CascadeHghts

Computers are available at school for your use, right next to the office.

Surveys are open 4/24 - 5/7/2017. Thank you for your time and honest feedback.


MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE

Thursday, May 11. 4:00 to 5:30pm.
CHPCS Gym.

Everyone in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade is invited to this free party, hosted by NHS.

There is no admission. Snacks will be available to purchase. Attire is free dress.

Questions? Contact Mr. Vieira at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

See you there!


PTA DATES TO REMEMBER

PTA Parent Information Night on Internet Safety

Tuesday, May 9, 6:30-7:30pm.

PTA Menchie’s Night Out

Thursday, May 11, 3:30-8pm. 

Bring in the attached flyer or mention Cascade Heights and 20% of your purchase will be donated back to our school. Menchie’s at Clackamas Promenade, 8950 SE Sunnyside Rd.

2017 Menchies flyer

PTA End of Year BBQ

Monday, June 5, 3:30- 6pm.


STATE TESTING FOR 3RD – 8TH

State mandated testing begins on May 1st. You can help your children succeed by making sure they get a good night’s sleep and eat a healthy breakfast that includes protein on testing days. Contact your teacher for the days your children are scheduled.

If you would like to know more about Smarter Balanced, see the fact sheets on our website at http://cascadeheights.org/academics/assessments.html or more detailed information can be found on the Smarter Balanced website at http://www.smarterbalanced.org/ Links to the Smarter Balanced practice tests can be found through the OAKS Portal at http://oaksportal.org/students/



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