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~ 2019-2020 Welcome Letter ~
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THIS WEEK AT VIEWMONT:
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MONDAY
February
24th

 Book Fair

TUESDAY
February
25th


Book Fair

Dance Team
3:20-4:45

PTA/Family Night
at the Book Fair
5:00-8:00PM

Remember to check the Tuesday Folder for special information from the school and classroom teacher. 

WEDNESDAY
February
26th


Book Fair

Art Club
3:30-4:30



THURSDAY
February
27th


Book Fair

Battle of the Books
3:45-4:30

Chorus
3:30-4:30

FRIDAY
February
28th

Book Fair ends
at 11:00AM


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Dual Language Immersion Program

Ask us about the dual language immersion program starting at Viewmont Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year.  This program is for rising kindergarten students. Dual language classes are bilingual classes where native-English speakers and native-Spanish speakers learn together with the goal of being proficient in both languages.  If you missed our earlier parent information sessions about this program and are interested in learning more, please call our office to request more information or speak with someone about this exciting new program and opportunity for rising kindergarten students.  

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 Please register new students
at Viewmont as soon as possible.
Registration and enrollment 
information can be found HERE
 

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HICKORY SHARED ACCESS

Hickory Shared Access allows all HPS students to use his/her unique account to access books and electronic resources from the Hickory Public Library. LEARN MORE HERE

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Do we have your current phone numbers and reliable way to contact you in case of an emergency or child's needs?
Please make sure we hav
e a working phone number for someone we can call if your child were to get sick or hurt at school.

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Resources for Parents:


Conscious Discipline

Read to Achieve

Ready4K
Ready4K is a program developed at Stanford University that sends text messages to your phone to help you prepare your child for kindergarten.   The text tips focus on early language and literacy development.  You can choose the language in which you would like to receive the tips.  You will receive three tips a week.  You can sign up for Ready4K by texting 

READCLT to 70138 
The tips are free, but text messaging charges may apply, depending on your phone plan. 



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*** Vote for Ms. Caitlin Norton and Viewmont Elementary! NC School Heroes Vote every day from every device! *** Book Fair February 24th-28th Volunteers needed! *** Family Night at the Book Fair Tuesday, February 25th 5:00-8:00PM *** 5th grade pictures Monday, March 2nd *** Math Curriculum Night Thursday, March 5th 6:00PM *** Teacher Workdays Friday, March 13th Monday, March 16th Schools will be closed for students. Extra-Curricular Activities:

Art Club Wednesdays 3:20-4:30 Contact Mrs. Knowles * Running Club Wednesdays 3:20-4:20 Contact Coach Dettelbach * Dance Company Tuesdays 3:20-4:45 Contact Ms. Love or Ms. Gibson * GEMS Every other Tuesday 3:30-4:30 Contact Mrs. McDaniel or Ms. Nguyen * Battle of the Books Thursdays, 3:40-4:30 Contact Mrs. Minton * Chorus Thursdays 3:20-4:30 Contact Mrs. Stephens


Quick Links

Supply Lists 2019-2020


Kindergarten         1st Grade

2nd Grade            3rd Grade

4th Grade            5th Grade

Special Areas, EC,
 AIG and ESL
 



UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES:
Book Fair - February 24th-28th
5th grade pictures - March 2nd
Kinder Field Trip - March 3rd
1st grade Field Trip - March 5th
Math Curriculum Night - March 5th
Optional Workdays - March 13th & 16th
3rd Report Card - March 18th
2nd Fit For Motion Family Night - March 19th
3rd Qtr. Awards Programs - March 24th
Salsarita's Spirit Night - March 26th
Science Curriculum Night - March 26th
2nd grade Field Trip - March 27th
5th grade Field Trip - April 1st
Field Day - April 3rd
Spring Pictures - April 6th
Career Day - April 8th
Spring Break - April 10th-17th
3rd grade Field Trip - April 24th
Spring Fling - April 24th
5th visits NVW - April 28th
5th visits GDV - April 30th
Beginner's Day - May 5th
Dance Recital - May 8th
Chorus Performance/PTA - May 12th
Salsarita's Spirit Night - May 12th
Memorial Day - May 25th
4th Qtr. Awards Program (K-4) - May 28th
4th Report Card - May 29th
4th Qtr. Awards Program (5th) - May 29th
Last Day of School - May 29th