Team Heads to Global Reading Challenge Semi-Finals

This past Thursday, seven teams of 4th and 5th graders participated in the Global Reading Challenge at Schmitz Park.  Over the past few months, Ms. Vannini has been encouraging 4th and 5th graders who took on the challenge to read all 10 books.  Kids created their teams and met on a regular basis to discuss the books and ready themselves for …

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Schmitz Park Flag Football Team Wins Again!

Congrats go out tonight to the Schmitz Park Flag Football Team 3rd – 5th graders!  They beat the Lafayette Leopards 70-63!  Everyone had a great time cheering on their teammates…it was nice to see camaraderie and team spirit between the two schools.  So the Foxes take home the infamous trophy once again until the teams meet up …

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Mariners Update – fantastic success!

We had our biggest turn-out ever to the event this year, and even got to see the Mariners extend their winning streak! If you were there or not there’s a few things you should know 1) They missed our call out in the Welcome section, yet made up for it with an extra special message as you …

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Bike to School Day – May 7th

Join the Fun!  Ride with your children to school for National Bike to School Day, on Wednesday, May 7th.  We will take a group photo of the participants in front of the school at 8:30am followed by refreshments and light snacks in the cafeteria.  For more details, see the BTSD_EventDetails_SchmitzPark flyer.  And if you want to lead …

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Buy Child’s Photo, Support Schmitz Park

Gene Hsu, a photographer and fellow parent, volunteered his time to take B&W photographs of Schmitz Park kids. He is donating all profits to the Schmitz Park PTA. Details will be emailed to you after you opt. Please email if you have questions. Include your child’s first, last name, and grade. Your opt-in provides permission for your …

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Mariners Poster Contest Update – Buy a Ticket Today

Thank you for the great response to the poster competition.  We had a particularly strong showing from the 1st grade. It is clear we have some budding Monet’s in our midst!  While we debate over the final winners (to be announced this weekend), a special congratulations goes out to Jayden Holloway (3rd) for not only …

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Royal Court Nominations as of 4/2 12 pm

Looks like Kindergarten is saying, “Heck No We Won’t Go.” The votes keep coming in and they’ve raised their score to 31% of the funds raised. 2nd is still trying to catch them but has dropped down to 21%. This is the last day of voting. We will send out up dates all day long!! …

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Royal Court Nominations as of 3/30/14

Now 1st grade is rallying, they’ve knocked 3rd grade down to 4th place. Come on 3rd grade you can rally. Kindergarten is holding steady at 29% of the funds raised, followed closely behind 2nd grade. Game on people, we can do it!! Help your child’s cohort (grade level) secure the coveted honor of the Auction …

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