Latest News for Knapp Elementary

Make A Difference Week: December 9 – 13

makeawishDuring 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

Literacy Night & Book Fair a Big Success!

100_0239Recently the Knapp Title Team held their Fall Family Literacy Night. Stories were read by Knapp Staff and other volunteers and this was a fun night that focused on reading! The evening also included literacy games and activities for grades K-4, prizes, pizza, as well as the Book Fair! Thank you to all of those who attended! It was a fun night had by all! We look forward to seeing all of our Knappsters and their families at the upcoming Spring Family Math Night!

Perry Levy Renewed!

ThanksThe Perry Local School District would like to thank the Perry Township Voters for their faith in the mission and vision of Perry Local Schools.  Tuesday, November 5th, voters turned out to renew the Perry Local Schools levy.  Superintendent Marty Bowe says ”  We want to assure you that we will continue to be as frugal as possible with your tax dollars, while still providing our Perry kids the first class education they deserve.  Your support of our schools is what makes it possible to prepare our next generation for success, and to move the entire Perry community forward. Thank you!”

D.A.R.E. Skate Party – Friday, November 15th

dare_pictD.A.R.E. will sponsor a skate party on Friday, November 15th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the North Canton Skate Center. The cost to participate is $5.75 which includes skate/roller blade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra.  *New activities are laser tag, rock-wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. *Pricing for additional activities is $5.75 per activity or $20.00 for an unlimited bracelet.

Kindergarten Field Trip to Pumpkin Patch

IMG_20131031_124252_608Knapp’s Kindergarten classes went to Kingsway Pumpkin Patch in Hartville and had a BLAST! All of the kindergarten students went on a wagon ride to a field where they got to pick their own pumpkin and two gourds. They also enjoyed a puppet show that detailed the life cycle of a plant. What a fun day! Thank you to Miss Self for allowing us to go and have this great experience! Thank you, also, to all of our parents who attended either as a chaperon or met us there! We’re thankful you volunteered your time. CLICK HERE TO VIEW A SLIDESHOW!

Parent/Teacher Conferences – November 13th & 14th

{D70C9A80-CFA8-4993-BBE9-587852273B69}_school-parent-teacher-conference-invitationParent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 13th from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM and on Thursday, November 14th from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. School will not be in session for students on Thursday, November 14th and Friday, November 15th.  CLICK HERE to download Knapp’s Fall Parent/Teacher Conference form. Please return a completed form by Wednesday, October 30th. A confirmation will be sent home on Monday, November 11th.

Perry Gymnastics Clinic – November 16th

Screen shot 2013-10-22 at 5.59.14 AMThe Perry Gymnastics team wold love for you to joins us on Saturday, November 16th for a fun filled morning of gymnastics. Each child will have time to try all four events (floor, balance beam, uneven bars, and vault) and receive instruction on basic skills from Perry gymnasts. Cost of the clinic is $35 and is open to any girl in kindergarten through sixth grade. CLICK HERE for more information and a registration form.

3rd Graders Are 21st Century Learners

photo 2Third grade students in Mrs. Anderson’s class have used Chromebooks this week to take their end of grading period assessments.  Technology skills are being integrated in all Perry classrooms to better prepare students for the work force challenges of tomorrow.