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The Amity Weekly Minute: February 21, 2021

Amity Elementary

What's New?


From the Desk of Mr. Drouhard

Amity Families,

It's hard to believe, but we have roughly two and a half weeks left in the third quarter! With grade cards approaching, take time to check your child’s grades and work to get missing work turned in. Our teachers are here to help support students during these final weeks to make it a strong finish!

Thanks,
Josh


Weekly Photo Gallery

With so few snow days this week, there was no weekly photo gallery. However, you can click the link below to access photos from all around Amity Elementary throughout the whole school year!

Full Photo Gallery


Spring Conferences Sign Up And Update: Thursday, March 11th

Our conferences have been condensed and moved to Thursday, March 11th. Our conference time has also changed this week to be from 8:00-3:00 on that day.   

Here is the link to sign up for the Amity Spring Conferences 2021.

Our conference times have been condensed to create more time slots. This will lead to shorter conference times. If more time is needed our teachers are happy to set up another time to share your student’s progress. 

Due to COVID19, we will be meeting virtually or by phone once again. There will be no school on Thursday, March 11th because of conference night. 


No School- Thursday March 11th and Friday, March 12th

There will be no school for students on Thursday March 11th and Friday March 12th. On Thursday March 11th teachers will be conducting conferences with parents. Friday March 12th has become an entire teachers records day to end the 3rd quarter.


Order Your Amity Elementary 2020-21 Yearbook Today!

To place your order, go to: ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code: 9630021

Yearbooks are $15 each and can be purchased through March 8, 2021. Please contact Betty Jung at 513.936.7024 with questions or concerns. Don't miss this year's school memories!


Amity Talent Show Update

Thank you to all who submitted auditions for our virtual Amity Talent Show! Due to our snow days, we will be rescheduling the talent show to Wednesday, March 3rd. As a reminder, the Amity Talent Show is virtual this year. The show will be posted for you to watch at home on Wednesday, March 3rd.


Kindergarten and 1st Grade PM Dismissal

Please refrain from attempting to turn left into the east parking lot during pickup of Kindergarten and First Grade car riders. It creates an unsafe situation for our students walking on Linden Ave. We also have received complaints from our neighbors about the intersection of Linden and Beech being blocked as traffic backs up, along with driveways being blocked on Beech Ave. Thank you for your help in making this change.


Champions Is Open During Spring Break

Spring break doesn’t have to mean a break from the family routines you’ve worked hard to reclaim. This year, we’re making the most of out-of-school time by helping elementary schoolers (up to 12 years old) reconnect with friends and make up for lost learning time. Join us for spring break held March 29th-April 2nd at Amity Elementary, located in the cafeteria! Cost is $40 a day and there will be a one-time enrollment fee of $50 or $75 for multi-family! Are you a teacher, military or a multi-family? Ask us about our discounts! We do accept subsidy! Want more information please call us today and speak with our site director Amber Meece!

Champions


In Case You Missed It


Parking On Galbraith Road During Dismissal

We need your help by not parking on Galbraith Road in front Amity. We are running into problems with Deer Park buses and daycare buses not being able to get to their pick-up spots because cars are parked and waiting for students. I understand there is a lot of traffic around the building at the end of the day, but please help us by using our carpool lines or parking on the streets surrounding Amity and walking up to get your child. Your help is greatly appreciated!


6th Grade Remote Learning Academy Information

Middle school students (grades 6-8): If you would like to work with a high school tutor, please come to Wednesday Help Sessions from 9:50-10:30 by scrolling down to Wednesday's activities and clicking on the link in the Middle School Links and Extra Activities. Find out who the tutors are by watching their videos here: Meet the High School Tutors. These videos are also posted in BAND and in the "Middle School Links and Extra Activities."


February Lunch Menu

Lunch Menu


Writing Circles Opportunity

Please see the flyer below for an opportunity for students in grades 4-6 to get involved in a writing group put on by Women Writing for a change.

Youth Circles


Attendance

Please remember to call our attendance line (513-891-2414) or email Betty Jung (jung.b@dpccsd.org), our attendance secretary, if your student is going to be out.    

This is especially important with the number of people that are either required to quarantine by the health department, or quarantining on their own accord.    We need to be aware of these situations outside of school so that we can appropriately mark the attendance and provide guidance from the district if necessary.   Thanks for all your help!


Amity Cat News

The Amity Cat News is up and running. Our student led morning announcement is scheduled to post every morning at 7:45 so your student can stay connected with what is going on whether they are at school or at home. The link to the youtube channel is below

Visit the Channel


Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Information Page

A page on the Deer Park website has been created which is dedicated to bringing you the most up-to-date information on all things affecting Deer Park Schools. It includes several quick links to local, state, and national health organizations, along with a frequently asked questions section. Please visit the page to stay up to date with all COVID-19 information.

Click Here 





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