Haymaker Farmer’s Market

The Portage County Master Gardeners will have a table at the Haymaker Farmer’s Market on May 19th.  If you attend the Farmer’s Market please stop by the table to receive a free tomato plant and to learn how to plan it.  Master Gardeners plan to be at the market throughout the summer on Saturdays from 9:00-1:00 and will have family friendly activities at their table.  

Visitor from Ghana

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018 we had a special visitor from Ghana.  Solomon Amuzu is an environmentalist, social activist and permaculture expert in his home country.  He organizes and mentors other elders and youth within his community to support gardening and nutritional outreach in schools, water and soil conservation, and efforts to make the earth a better place.  Some of our fifth grade students show Solomon around the Holden garden explaining to him what happens at each grade level.  Solomon will be back on Thursday, April 26 to visit the different grade levels.  He will be sharing with the students pictures of his garden in Ghana, roadblocks he encountered and how he was able to overcome the roadblocks.  

Solomon will also be speaking on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30-8:30 at the Kent Student Center Kiva.  This is a free event to attend.  

State Testing Schedule

All testing begins at 9:30.  

April 5 – 3rd Grade State Testing
April 6 – 3rd Grade State Testing
April 10 – 4th Grade State Testing
April 11 – 4th Grade State Testing
April 12 – 5th Grade State Testing
April 13 – 5th Grade State Testing
April 17 – 3rd Grade State Testing
April 18 – 3rd Grade State Testing
April 19 – 5th Grade State Testing
April 20 – 5th Grade State Testing
April 24 – 4th Grade State Testing
April 25 – 4th Grade State Testing
April 26 – 5th Grade State Testing
April 27 – 5th Grade State Testing

Kids’ Expo Night

I just want to remind parents that  on Tuesday, March 20 from 6:30 to 8:00  is our Kids’ Art Expo.  Art work is displayed throughout the hallway and the book fair will be open.  Students in grades K-3 will be signing in the gym.  

Concert Times:
K and 2 6:40-7:00PM

1 and 3 7:207:40PM

Also the following classes will be shopping at the book fair tomorrow.  

Mr. Wollam
Mrs. Sweigart
Mrs. Summers
Mrs. Wetizel
Mrs. Bates
Ms. Louis

We hope to see everyone Tuesday Night.  

Thank You Volunteers

Last night concluded our usher for Kent State Football.  I would like to thank the people listed below.  Without their help we wouldn’t have been able to raise over $4,000.  If you weren’t able to help with football there is still time to help with ushering basketball.  The winning classrooms for the pizza parties are Mrs. Longanecker, Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weitzel, and Mrs. Kunkle.  There was a tie for third place.  

Many of these people volunteered for more than one game.  I would also like to thank Mindy Uhrig who organized all the whole season and was in charge.  

Adam Polster
Amanda Wade
Amy Zenner
Baojiang Jiang
Bipana Adhikari
Brad Maxwell
Bretty Tippey
Chad Frank
Chris Dunfee
Chris Rotondo
Cindy Price
David Simmons
Debbie Miller
Ed Morrow
Eliza Bruner
Eva Frank
Jason Knapp
Jenny Vodila
Jessica Dunfee
Jia Bi
Jim Soyars
Jody Maxwell
John Vodilla
Julie McKinney
Kathryn Mahon
Keith Ciolek
Kerry Reed
Lindsay Slack
Longzhi Xu
Melissa Koher
Michael Levicky
Mike Kaschak
Mindy Uhrig
Mith Reed
Naser Matar
Sam Bourdlais
Sara Ciolek
Scott Budzar
Stacia Kaschak
Theresa Morrow
Todd Packer
Trudy Diehl
Wendy Mann
Yan Yang
Ashley Fraser
Barb Vasbinder
Brianne Blatt
Christi Bates
Emmett Drugan
Janet Longanecker
Jenn Weitzel
Kelli Kunkle
Kim Metz
Lise Russell
Pat Archer
Patti Wilson
Shawn Bates
Shelley Loofboro
Susan Louis
Todd Poole

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