November 10th 2022 Newsletter

Table of Contents 

Letter from the Principal

Conference Week - Early Release 

Food Drive

Picture Retakes

Lost & Found Glasses 

Coats for Kids 

Library News

Reminder from PE

Grade Level Music Concerts

Health Room News

Technology News

Note from our School Counselor 

Frank Love PTA


Letter from the Principal 

We are quickly working our way through November. Wednesday, November 9th we celebrated our community veterans by honoring them at a school wide assembly. Veterans shared their service history, students sang together “ Military Branch Medley” and “You’re a Grand Old Flag”, and shared pictures of family members who have served in the military or are currently serving. It continues to be a heart filling experience to have students and community members together in celebration. 


Starting next week (Nov. 17, 18, 21, 22, 23) families will meet with classroom teachers for conferences. This will be a good opportunity to have conversations with your child about goal setting. A couple of questions to help your child start thinking about goals are: “What is something you do really well at school? What is something you want to improve?” The value of empowerment is a school wide focus for November and December. Goal setting is a main component of empowerment so talking about goals at home will reinforce messages being shared at school. A conference schedule also means that we will be having shorter days to allow for meeting times for teachers and families. You can find conference day schedules on our Frank Love School Calendar. Enjoy hearing about the gifts your child brings to school each day!

Have a great weekend!

Sincerely,

Katy French and Sara Davis

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Mark your Calendar

Conference Week - Early Dismissal  

Just a reminder of early release day/times during Conference Week and into the holidays.

November 16th - 2:10pm

November 17th - 12:20pm

November 18th - 12:20pm

November November 21st through 23rd - 12:20pm 

November 24th & 25th - NO SCHOOL! 

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Grocery bag filled with food.

Food Drive

Food Drive will be Nov.14- Dec.14

Collecting: Healthy Grab and Go Meals and Snacks w/Protein & Personal items

  • Protein bars 

  • Protein shakes (Can be stored at room temperature)

  • Beef jerky or beef sticks

  • Dried fruit (individually wrapped) 

  • Peanut butter pouches

  • Nuts

  • Gluten and nut free bars

  • Individually packaged snacks

(Goldfish, Made Goods, etc.) 

  • Chili 

  • Mac and cheese

  • Top Ramen

  • We also need socks

NO EXPIRED FOOD

Drop off located in Frank Love’s Main Lobby

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Picture Retakes

If you missed picture day, your student will get their picture taken on Dec. 1st. Please have your student bring in their order envelope, or order online if you choose. 

If you ordered pictures on the first picture day, your student’s picture packets were sent home.

If you need to try again, and want to participate in picture retakes on December 1st, your student must bring their picture packet back with them that day.

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Lost & Found Glasses 

We have a collection of lost & found glasses in the office. If any of these glasses look familiar, please send your student to the office to collect them. 

 

 

 

 

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Coats for Kids 

We still have a limited amount of coats!

Frank Love Elementary is participating in Coats for Kids sponsored by Knights of Columbus. If you would like a coat for your student please fill out this form. We will do our best to match the size and then we will send the coat home with your student. 

Coats for Kids Overview:

To Provide warmth for children in need during cold winter months. The goal of the Coats for Kids program is to ensure that no child in North America goes without a coat during the winter season. Through the dedication of councils across the United States and Canada, hundreds of thousands of new winter coats have been distributed to children since program inception.

 

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Clipart stack of 5 books.

Library News  

Library Books and Conferences

If your reader needs a little help getting books back to the library, AND you will be coming to Frank Love for Family Conferences, please consider bringing back any books your reader is done with. Of course, you can keep the books that are still being read.

When they bring books back, they get to choose more! Happy Reading! 

Public Library Conference Programs!!

Take a look at the afternoon programs being offered by the Mill Creek Branch of KCLS Libraries. 

Follow us! 

The Frank Love Library (@franklovelibrary) is on Instagram! Follow us to see the exciting learning that takes place as we connect, create and come together through story.  You might find some new book recommendations, too! 

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Reminder from PE  

Please remember to wear tennis shoes on scheduled P.E. days.  If your child is sick or can not participate in P.E., please send us a note or an email.

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Grade Level Music Concerts 

Please mark your calendars for the Frank Love grade level concerts this year!

4th Grade- February 2nd at 6:30 p.m.  in the Gym

Kindergarten- March 16th at 6:00 p.m in the Gym

1st Grade- March 16th at 6:45 p.m. in the Gym

2nd Grade- March 23rd at 6:00 p.m in the Gym

3rd Grade- March 23rd at 6:45 p.m in the Gym

 

5th Grade Band and Strings concerts TBD

Head to www.franklovemusic.com to check out the latest music news for every grade level and the 4th/5th grade choir!

 

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Health Room News 

We are starting to see cases of flu at school. 

Learn more about flu shots and why it’s important for children to get a yearly flu shot:

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/diseases/flu.html

To locate vaccines, contact your health care provider or check this website: 

Vaccines.gov - Find COVID‑19 vaccine locations near you

 

COVID SYMPTOMS?  Consult the flowchart for school attendance guidelines Covid Symptom/Exposure Flowchart

If you have questions, please contact the school nurse,  Thank you for helping to keep Frank Love Elementary healthy and safe. 

Thank you,
Shelly Sehmel, RN and Susan Monette Czarnecki, RN
franklovenurse@nsd.org
Phone: 425-408-4606
Fax: 425-408-4602

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Technology Devices (ipads and chromebooks) 

Please remind 2nd-5th grade students to power off and restart their NSD chromebooks at least once a week.

Families can submit a technology support helpdesk ticket with link http://go.nsd.org/studenttechhelp

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Note from our School Counselor  

Hello Families,

News of the recent violence at a Seattle high school in the media may have reached your student. Caregivers sometimes wonder how to handle questions and concerns students may have when learning about scary situations. Please see this page on my website for resources for talking to kids about violence: Resources for Parent/Guardians

Family Resources: Please check out Clothes For Kids for a free clothing resource for Northshore families.

Please fill out this form to find out about resources in our community for families in need, and we will contact you when we hear about available resources.  

Request to Receive Information about Resources. Solicitud Para Recibir Información de Recursos

Take care,

Sherry Weber

School Counselor

sweber@nsd.org

Mrs. Weber's Website

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Frank Love PTA 

Frank Love Families! 

This week's Cheetah Chatter is hot off the press! 

Sincerely, Frank Love PTA

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