A screening for preschool children ages 3-5 who have suspected delays is scheduled for Wednesday, January 8th at T. C. Knapp Elementary. If you have concerns that your preschool child may demonstrate significant delays in the areas of speech/language development, motor development, cognitive development, and/or social emotional/behavioral development, please contact Ashley Reinhart, by Monday, January 6th at 330-915-5307 to schedule a screening appointment. For more information on identifying and serving preschoolers with special needs, please visit www.perrylocal.org/preschool.
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Interested in enrolling your child as a typical peer? Spots are still available for the 2013-2014 school year. Children must have turned 3 years old before August 1, 2013. Children must demonstrate age-appropriate speech/language skills, play skills, social skills, and behavior to be considered for enrollment. All typical peers must be reliably toilet-trained. If your child meets these criteria and you are interested in scheduling a screening appointment, please contact Tammy Cardinal at 330-478-6187. For more information about the preschool program, please visit www.perrylocal.org/preschool.
The guidance topic for January is Death/Loss for Grades 1 and 3. A parent preview will be offered to any parent that would like to view materials on this topic as well as the topic of Divorce/Changing Families, which is February’s topic for Grades 2 and 4. This meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday, December 16, at Watson School. More information will be sent home at a later date. If school is closed that day due to snow or ice, the preview will be rescheduled at a later date.
First Place- Jacob Wendling
Second Place- Tapanga Yarnell
Third Place- Curtis Williams
These are the top sellers for each grade level: Preschool- Tapanga Yarnell, Kindergarten- Jacob Wendling,
First Grade- Braylon Cooley, Second Grade- Curtis Williams, Third Grade- Ethan Miller, Fourth Grade- Toby Dazey
All of the students above attended a limo lunch ride for their efforts. These additional ten students were picked in a lottery to attend the limo ride:
Joslyn Gaut, Morgan Miller, Clayton Felts, Gracie Hall, Rylie Cole, Kaden Sterner, Collin Carter, Ben Walker, Sophie Blakeslee, and Rowan Halter.
The top selling classroom was Mrs. Keller’s kindergarten class. They had a pizza party to celebrate their success. Thanks kindergarten!
Grandparents Day is scheduled for Thursday, December 12th at the times listed below for specific grade levels.
• First and second grades 9:30-10:45
• Third and fourth grades 1:30-2:45
The grandparents and their grandchild will be watching the third and fourth grade Christmas performance “Christmas Around the
World”. The students and staff are looking forward to this special event!
Please don’t forget to RSVP if your child is having a grandparent or someone special visit with them during our Grandparent’s Day celebration
for grades 1-4. Please note the times on the next page in which the grandparents will need to arrive at the school. We need to have 2 separate
times for our celebration because we do not have enough space in the gym to house all of our special guests. We will host the kindergarten Grandparents Day this coming spring.
Kindergarten– MaKenna Knop, Brantley Stangelo, Ava Swartzentruber First Grade– Brianna McNeill,Gerald Warth Second Grade-Victoria Boyer, Mattius Cuellar, Kaley Hupp
Third Grade– Jena Brooks, Kara Hill, Brianna Stolicny, Justin Wymer Fourth Grade– Jonathan Betz, Gabrielle Lucas, Olivia Thomas
Mrs. Boyd’s kindergarten class earned November’s Classroom of the Month and will enjoy games and ice cream in the gym. Keep up the great work!
During the week of December 9 – 13 Knapp Elementary will partner with the Make-A-Wish organization. Make-A-Wish works to grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions as a means of enriching the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
Throughout the week students can help by purchasing a Make-A-Wish STAR for $1.00 (to be hung in the school with their name on it) and/or donate a new toy or game for the Make-A-Wish toy closet.
Students are also encouraged to wear specific colors each day to show their support. (See below)
Monday-wear GREEN_____Tuesday-wear YELLOW_____Wednesday-wear RED_____
Thursday- wear ORANGE_____Friday-wear Perry’s BLACK, WHITE, &/or GOLD