Kitchen Next Door Offers Horizons Amazing Fundraiser on May 8th

If you and your family eat at the Kitchen Next Door (see flyer) Horizons will receive a whopping 50% of the proceeds.  The food at this restaurant is fabulous and they gave a great kids menu.  Go, bring your family and mention ‘Horizons’ on May 8th beginning at 5 PM!!!Capture

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The School Yard is Clean

…thanks to Shannon’s class.  Way to go!IMG_4721

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The weather is warmer and Glacier Ice Cream is our neighbor.....

So…..buy your Glacier Ice Cream certificates now.  They come in $5 increments and give a whopping 25% back- by far, our most lucrative fundraiser.

 

 

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8th Grade Adventure

Horizons 8th graders spent the week experiencing the wonders of Washington, D.C. while investigating questions about difficult truths from our past and present, whose voices are missing in the narrative, and what responsibilities we have in the keeping and telling of stories. Pictured here are students meeting with Congressman Jared Polis on the steps of the Capitol to discuss his role and thoughts on our essential questions.pic

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Coffee Connections - This Friday 5/5, 8:30am

Join us after drop off this Friday morning for Coffee Connections, a chance to visit with other parents and enjoy coffee and something good to nibble.  At 8:50, John will join us to discuss Passageworks and Transitions.


L
ooking forward to seeing you there!

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K/1 Transition Picnic

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Join us out at the playground to meet families and friends who will be together next school year as a 1/2 team.  Bring your lunch or pizza, grab a name tag and have some fun.  

Popsicles will be provided and we are planning a scavenger hunt for the kids

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APERTURE NIGHT....This is a 'don't miss' event

Horizons Parents:  Put Aperture Evening on your calendar!

8th Grade Aperture Evening

Wednesday May 10, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

The Event: The 8th Grade Aperture Project is a culminating representation of the knowledge and skills that our middle schoolers have gained during their years at Horizons K-8 School. This is the 8th grade experience where they have moved beyond the walls of our school to explore various realms of self-directed learning. During this Aperture Evening event, 8th grade students will formally present their projects to students, parents, mentors, teachers, and community members.

A Myriad of Projects! Over the years, students have explored everything from building their own musical instruments, learning a new language, making jewelry, choreographing an original dance, writing a novel, creating a sculpture piece (that is part of our school still today), to stained glass and many more creative activities!  Please come and support our young people in their hard work and endeavors and have a fun evening as well!

Not Just an 8th Grade Event!  Aperture Evening is an entertaining get-together of learning, exploration, and creativity for all age students and parents…  not just middle schoolers. If you have an elementary child please bring them to see what a dynamic independent learning opportunity awaits them in Horizons middle school (and perhaps be inspired for a new talent or hobby as well!)

 

 

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SPIRIT WEAR FOR SPIRIT WEEK

The week of Monday, May 8th is Horizons Spirit Week.  Here is our dress-up schedule:

    • Monday: Pajama Day
    • Tuesday: Crazy hair or hat day
    • Wednesday: Favorite character from a book day
    • Thursday:  Crazy sox
    • Friday:  Horizons spirit wear day

In addition, we will be selling left-over Spirit Wear at clearance prices.  Check out our Spirit Wear table in the front lobby.  Cash or check can be paid in the office.a6ff0f_f6008167feca4bba8a7d2c7bba2d97b6-mv2 (1)

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Need After-Care on the Last Day?

There will be After-Care available the last day of school, May 26, 12:30-5:30 pm. Please email Jeanne (jeanne.kipke@bvsd.org) if you know you will need After-Care this day in order to insure staff coverage and materials. Please also let Jeanne know of any food allergies as a few special celebratory treats will be provided.
(Kids must bring a packed lunch, water bottle and snack as treats will not replace lunch.)

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Book & School Supply Drive

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Dear Horizons Parents, Families, and Staff,

My name is Chloe Wozniak.  I go to Horizons K-8 school and am currently in Lynn´s 5th grade class.  This year the ⅚ classes are doing a four week project called Learning Without Walls (LWW).  Learning Without Walls is a self directed learning project.  For my project I decided to help others and include my love of books.  I wanted to have a book and school supply drive at my school.  So I looked at many organizations and decided to donate to I Have a Dream Foundation.  I thought this organization is very inspirational and I liked how they were willing to take any donations.

The  book and school supply drive is being held May 1st- May 12th  (the first two weeks of May).  All donations will be brought to school and put in the boxes that say ¨Book and School Supply Drive¨ and will also say facts about I Have a Dream Foundation and my Learning Without Walls project.  These boxes will be put in front entrance (front foyer).  Lightly use preschool- high school aged books, brand-new school supplies, and any working computers or I-pads will be very well appreciated.

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