Christmas Writing Challenge

Dear parents,
On behalf of the whole Iroquois West School staff, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Christmas vacation will begin on Monday, December 22, 2014 and students will return on Monday, January 5, 2015.

No School

School will not be in session from December 22 to January 2. Enjoy your winter break! School will resume on January 5, 2015.

IWES Students Do an Hour of Code

This week some of the students at IWES participated in a global event called the Hour of Code. This event takes place in over 180 countries around the world. Students were introduced to the world of writing computer code using a variety of apps and online activities.

First grade students started working through some puzzles on the Kodable website. We worked together on the Smartboard to move a blue fuzzy ball named SpikeFuzz to the end of a maze using a series of arrows to make our program.

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Help 1st Grade Give Gifts to Animals

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Early Dismissal

Wednesday, December 17 will be a 2 hour early dismissal across the district.

Christmas Concert

The students from Gilman and Danforth Elementary Schools will be performing in our annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 11, 2014.  The concert will be held in the Middle School gym in Onarga at 7 p.m. The doors will open for seating beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Sight Words Practice

Have you been reviewing your student’s sight words with them? Check out this website with fun ideas and free printables to use at home!

http://www.sightwords.com/

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