Hischke’s Happenings! February 21, 2018

posted Feb 21, 2018, 2:39 PM by Jane Baker



Important Dates

February 21 6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting

February 23 7 pm Stargate Community Night (Denver Nuggets vs Spurs)

February 27 Triple Play Dine out night 11am-9pm Rusty Bucket

3pm-8pm The Menchie’s

5pm-8pm Crushed Red Pizza and Salad

March 6 K-5 Class Pictures and Spring Individual Pictures-order forms will be coming home soon

March 6 Round 4 start of New Clubs

March 9-10 12:15 pm Grade 3/4 Overnight Field trip to Museum of Nature and Science

March 10 Stargate Gala

March 11 Daylight Savings - Spring forward your clocks

March 15 Kindergarten School Pictures - Cap and Gown

March 16 Final Deadline for yearbook order

March 21 6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting

March 26-30 Spring Break-No School


CMAS Testing Dates

Here is the testing schedule for CMAS. Please make sure your student arrives to school on time with a healthy breakfast. Please note that CMAS testing is only for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Testing will take place in classrooms throughout the building and will be proctored by Stargate teachers and staff.


MARCH

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

12




13


Practice (MATH)

3rd Math (65 min)

8:15-9:20

4th Math (65 min)

9:30-10:35

5th Math (65 min)

12:45-1:50

14

15


Practice (ELA)

3rd ELA (90 min)

8:15-9:45

4th ELA  (90 min)

9:55-11:25

5th ELA (90 min)

12:45-2:15

16

19


3rd ELA (90 min)

8:15-9:45

4th ELA  (90 min)

9:55-11:25

5th ELA (90 min)

12:45-2:15

20


3rd ELA (90 min)

8:15-9:45

4th ELA  (90 min)

9:55-11:25

5th ELA (90 min)

12:45-2:15

21


5th ELA (90 min)

9:00-10:30


22


3rd ELA (90 min)

8:15-9:45

4th ELA  (90 min)

9:55-11:25


23


ELA Make-Ups

8:10




APRIL

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

2

3


3rd Math (65 min)

8:15-9:20

4th Math (65 min)

9:30-10:35

5th Math (65 min)

12:45-1:50

4


5th Math (65 min)

8:55-10:00


5


3rd Math (65 min)

8:15-9:20

4th Math (65 min)

9:30-10:35

5th Math (65 min)

12:45-1:50

6


3rd Math (65 min)

8:15-9:20

4th Math (65 min)

9:30-10:35


9


Morning

ELA/Math Make-ups

5th Science (80 min)

12:45-2:05


10


Morning

ELA/Math Make-ups

5th Science (80 min)

12:45-2:05


11


5th Science (80 min)

8:55-10:15


12

Noetic Math


13


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

16


PD Day

No Students



17


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

18


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

19


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups


20


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

23


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

24


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

25


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

26


Morning

ELA/Math/Science Make-ups

27


End of Testing Window



Yearbook Cover Winners

Congratulations to the winner and runners-up of the Elementary Yearbook Cover Contest!  We received 10 entries, and the 5th grade students voted on the artwork they liked best to be on the cover. The four runners-up will be featured in the yearbook as well. Thank you all who participated!

Winner - Addison Scott

2nd Place - Ella Tempas

3rd Place - Chanda Kumar

4th Place - Lindsay Ransom

5th Place - Lia Morley


Elementary Yearbooks

It's not too late to order your K-5/Elementary yearbook! Don't miss out on a great way to commemorate all your wonderful Stargate memories.You must pay online through Pictavo in order to get your book. Ordering Information commpe.pictavo.com - enter Stargate Charter and the K-5 will pop up, click Go>Shop My School>Yearbooks  Price will be $55 (plus tax/fees). Final deadline to order is March 16.

 

Elementary Teacher Lead Clubs


Rock Climbing Club

Thursdays   3/8 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12

3:15-4:15

Come join us for fun on our brand new rock wall! Climb, meet new friends and build those muscles. Please only sign up for one session. If your student was in a past session, please do not sign up for these sessions, so we can give as many students as possible a chance to come play.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4EA4A72FABFA7-rock7

Music Recorder Club

Tuesdays 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10

3:15-4:15

Did you know that playing an instrument is scientifically proven to:

Boost your math skills, teach patience & discipline, relieve stress, use the creative/right side of your brain, foster a sense of achievement, and help you work better with a group?

Recorder Music Club for ALL levels will be on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15.

Mrs. Ware's classroom

3rd, 4th and 5th grades only

A limited number of recorders are available to purchase for $5.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0A4EA4A72FABFA7-recorder2


Chess Club

Tuesdays 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10

3:15-4:15

Chess club for those with some chess skills. Students will play against each other.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4EA4A72FABFA7-chess4


Elementary Outside Clubs


Young Rembrandts

Thursdays  3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12, 4/19

3:15-4:15

Our elementary-age curriculum is designed to teach basic to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. We believe that drawing is the bedrock skill required for future artistic success. We give them skills to express their creativity, and believe that all children can – and should – learn to draw. You’ll see increased art abilities, learning skills, self-confidence and self-esteem.  NEW LESSONS EACH WEEK!

https://denvernw.asapconnected.com/?org=4027#eventid=914094

Sticky Fingers

Tuesdays  3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17

3:15-4:15

Let your child release their inner chef! Students will prepare and eat healthy, globally-inspired recipes all while loving and learning to cook in a fun, engaging and irresistibly tasty way that will turn even the pickiest eaters into avid food explorers!


Our fun, inspiring and creative chef instructors mix together a sense of engagement and excitement as they combine the love of cooking and fun nutritional facts (even a few bad jokes!), safe cooking skills and hygiene, jokes, geography, math skills, food culture and history to help instill a lifetime love of delicious, healthy family cooking.


Your kids will have a blast every week discovering how easy and fun it is to cook (and gobble-up!) tasty, healthy, American classics as well as globally-inspired Sticky Fingers Cooking recipes! Sticky Fingers Cooking offers young chefs the chance to explore exciting tastes, all seasonal and as local as possible, master culinary skills that they can put to use in family kitchens, all while nourishing their bodies and minds.


We practice safe chopping, measuring and mixing skills, use a wide array of cooking utensils all while creating awesomely delicious recipes from the freshest ingredients. Full recipes will be created each class with our AWESOME master chef Sticky Fingers Cooking instructors.


Each delicious new recipe prepared by your young chef will be accessible here on our website after each class (www.stickyfingerscooking.com/recipes)  FOR COOKING-UP SOME DELICIOUS FAMILY FUN AT HOME!

https://stickyfingerscooking.com/school-programs/colorado/stargate-school-winter-2018-jan-k-5th


Bricks4Kidz

Tuesdays  3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10    

                  or

Thursdays   3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12

3:15-4:15

A pirate's life for me!  In this unit we look at the technology used by the pirates of the 17th and 18th centuries and what their life was like.  We will then build motorized versions of pirate ships, helms, catapults, etc. using our Lego project kits.  On the final class of the session each child will create a custom Lego mini figure to keep.

https://my.bricks4kidz.com/index.php?action=location&location=510


Science Matters

Mixology

Thursdays  3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12

3:15-4:15

Our clubs combine fun and science by incorporating teacher demonstrations and hands on activities in a fun, science filled classroom. Each week, students also complete a take home project that reinforces the science concept being taught.

http://www.sciencematters.tv/customers/login


Play-Well Jedi Engineering using LEGO

Thursdays   3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12, 4/19

3:15-4:15

Grades K-3rd

​ $96​

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!

Register online at https://play-well-registration.com/registration/new/68618


MineCraft Club

Tuesdays  3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17

3:15-4:15

Grades 2nd-5th

Players will have the opportunity to play Minecraft with many different mods.  There will be group projects and contests!  

Players will be playing together in the same world with NO outsiders!

Class is limited to 10 players

Sign up online or through email

www.explorationuniverse.org

                     or

info@explorationuniverse.org


Little Medical School

Thursdays   3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5,4/12, 4/19

3:15-4:15

Little Veterinarian School® encourages children to explore the exciting world of veterinarians and one of our favorite canine companions, Dogs! Using role-playing, interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how to take care of a pet and perform tasks that real veterinarians do in this fun-filled program. Each child will adopt a new stuffed furry friend that will be used throughout the camp. Children will take home their new canine companion, disposable white lab coat, water bowl, dog-friendly treat recipes, and a graduation diploma. Topics include: Roles & Responsibilities in the Veterinarian’s Office, Food and Water, Lacerations, Ticks, the Immune System and Vaccinations, and more!

Day: Thursdays

Dates: Mar 8 – Apr 18 (no class 3/29)

Grades: K-5

Min enrollment:  6

Max enrollment:  12

Cost: $96.00

https://campscui.active.com/orgs/LittleMedicalSchoolNorthDenver?season=2261403&location=1185805

 

Don't Forget To Order Lunch!

Reminder to all Stargate parents. Please don't forget to order lunch for your hungry students. Hot meals must be ordered a minimum of  2 days in advance. There are No Same Day Meal Orders. Meals are easily ordered through the online ordering system. Login at:  https://michaels.h1.hotlunchonline.net/


Fridays are Pizza Friday and need to be ordered through MyKidsLunch under "Stargate Pizza Friday."

Login at:  https://michaels.h1.hotlunchonline.net/


Please consider signing up to volunteer on Pizza Fridays. It’s a great way to spend lunch with your children and enjoy a delicious slice of pizza. To get started please click the following:

Elementary: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C094FA5A628A0F58-elementary1


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