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Capital Bond Election
November 4, 2014
Learn the Facts


Wednesday ~ Early Release
Just a reminder ~ Beginning tomorrow, August 6 and every Wednesday throughout the school year, students dismiss at 1:20 p.m.
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Character Traits
ALobo Pup's, we strive to develop and demonstrate positive Character Traits. Each month we practice weekly activities to help achieve this goal. At our monthly PositivePaws Assembly, one student from each class will be honored, who has demonstrated the monthly character trait. (Check our calendar for assembly dates and times).
Character Trait for August is Respect
• 8/5 Respect self, Respect others, Respect C.E.S.
• 8/11 Respect yourself by always Doing your best.
• 8/18 Give respect and you will receive respect.
• 8/25
 Respect your school by obeying the rules.
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Open House
Thank you for joining us in anticipation of another great year of education. We hope your questions were answered and you left knowing your child will receive the best opportunities to grow academically and socially. Our unique array of educators seek to provide your child with the skills they need to successfully move toward their academic goals. 
Please continue to join us as we celebrate your child's accomplishments.

About CES
 Cottonwood Elementary School is a District School that serves 447 students in grades 3 to 5.

School Mission Statement

Demands of the 21st Century require that students use individual and cooperative talents and skills to interact successfully in a complex society. CES will develop and utilize instructional methods and materials which are based on the seven intelligences (Mathematical Logical, Verbal, Musical, Visual Spatial, Bodily Kinesthetic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal). This will enable each student to develop mind, body, and heart to the fullest extent and to participate productively in our community.



Ready...Set...Welcome Back

Tuesday, August 5th is the first day of school. Bring your parents to our Open House for a sneak peek on Monday, August 4th from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m., where you can explore your classroom and meet your teacher.

Our teachers have been busy planning interesting lessons and activities. They can’t wait to help you explore our world. Don’t forget the assemblies and field trips; it is going to be a great year.

Our reading them for this year is SPACE: Read to Infinity and beyond. Do you know what the symbol for infinity is? Click the words in purple to go to a web page, where you can do some exploring.

While you are anxiously waiting for school to begin you might want to go to NASA Kids Club and do some exploring.

Have fun and we will see you soon.



Anticipating Summer
Students in fourth grade read Ray Bradbury's short science fiction story "All Summer In A Day" as part of their English Language Arts curriculum. This is a haunting story about life on the Planet Venus. To dispell some of the gloom, the students write poetry about the things they enjoy most about summer here on Earth. Mrs. Epperson, somehow finds the time each year to come over to CES and film the students reciting their poems in front of a green screen. Then she uses images chosen by the children as a background and creates this keepsake for them to share. Click here to view the student's sharing their summer plans and memories.





 
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