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The Amity Weekly Minute: April 5, 2021

Amity Elementary

What's New?


From the Desk of Mr. Drouhard

Dear Amity Families,

Hopefully your child had a nice break and was able to be a kid for a week! A little mental rest along with going out to enjoy some sunshine goes a long way. We have 8 weeks left before the end of the school year, and it will go by quick! We're looking forward to a positive finish!

Take Care,
Josh


Weekly Photo Gallery

Click the link below to access photos from all around Amity Elementary during the week!

Full Photo Gallery


School Resumes Tuesday, April 6th

We look forward to seeing our students bright and early on Tuesday, April 6th when school resumes.


Spring Ohio State Test Dates

We will be taking the Ohio State Test this spring in grades 3-6. We want our students to show what they know, so it will be important that they come in with a solid breakfast and plenty of rest. We will continue to prepare them daily for these assessments. Should your child be out on one of these dates, make ups will be administered as soon as possible.

Date:

Ohio State Tests Administered: 

Tuesday, April 20th

3rd-6th English Language Arts Test 

Wednesday, April 21st

3rd-6th English Language Arts Test 

Tuesday, April 27th

5th Grade Math Test

Wednesday, April 28th

5th Grade Math Test

Tuesday, May 4th

3rd/4th/6th Math Test

5th Grade Science Test

Wednesday, May 5th

3rd/4th/6th Math Test

5th Grade Science Test


Warmer Weather and Dress Code

With a return of warmer weather we pull out our children’s shorts, skirts, and shirts from the fall. Please take a moment to have your child try them all on before sending them to school. Our students have grown a lot since they last put them on, and we want to make sure they fall within our dress code for length and coverage. Thanks for your help!


April Lunch Menu

April Menu


In Case You Missed It


Champions Summer Camp

Hi Deer Park families,

Please join Champion’s Summer Camp located at Amity Elementary!

We take local walking field trips; we have our own summer curriculum jammed packed with fun activities as well as having presenters come on site!

Best Part for you? You get to create your OWN Schedule every week! You don’t have to commit to M-F! Cost is $50 enrollment fee or $75 if multi family, as well as a $35 activity fee. Cost is $40 a day and we run from 6:30am to 6:00pm and dates would be 06/01-08/06/21 in the Amity Cafeteria!

We accept childcare vouchers!

Interested and want more information? Please reach out to Amber Meece at 513-739-5067 or by email at CH004631@discoverchampions.com! We hope to see you this summer!

Thanks,
Amber


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."


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.

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Congratulations to all of our artists who have artwork chosen for the annual art show at the Blue Ash Recreation Center. If your child received a letter from Mrs. Laine, make sure you go and check out their artwork on display. The festival runs from Saturday February 27th-March 19th. The hours for public viewing are Monday-Friday 8:00am-8:00pm and Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm. Don't miss out on an opportunity to see your child's wonderful artwork!

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