Week of March 9

Don’t forget yearbook orders forms were sent home.  You can also order online.  They are $14.  

Attached to this email is the State Testing Schedule for grades 3-5.  Please review the schedule.  Testing will begin at 9:30.  It is important that students get a good night sleep and a good breakfast.  

Holden Scholars

I would also like to congratulate the following students for being recognized as Holden Scholars for the month of March.  Students were selected for demonstrating the following characteristics; inquiry, risk taking, problem solving, collaborating, communicating,empathy and questioning.

Malyk Foster
Skylar Ochsenbine
Cassidi Clark
Zoey Conwell
Fatimah Al Ramadhan
Xiaolin Murray
Faith Nuhfer
Hanna Elbahnasawy
Ruth Simon
Alohi Khan
Amanda Brind
Liyana Walker

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following volunteers that helped usher the basketball game this past week.  Congratulations to Pam Ciha for winning the $25 gift card.  

STAFF – Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Ciha, Mr. Casazza, Mrs. Wilson  and  Mrs. Weitzel

Parents –  Naser Matar, RD Greenleaf, Rich Ciha, Rob Fisher and Barb Vasbinder

Please click on the link below if you can usher tomorrow nights game.  We still need two ushers.  This is our last game.  We will be doing the drawing later this week.  Ushers will need to report at 5:30.  

Kent State Basketball

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 9 – Kent State Basketball 5:30 (Possible First Round Tournament)
Wednesday, March 11 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – 6:30 K-3 Art Expo and Music Performance – Book Fair will be open too. 
Wednesday, March 18 – Board Meeting at Stanton – 6:00
Monday, March 23 – Spring Break Begins

Week of March 2

Don’t forget yearbook orders forms were sent home.  You can also order online.  They are $14.  

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following volunteers that helped usher the basketball game this past week.  Congratulations to Mrs. Weitzel and RD Greenleaf for winning the $25 gift card for the last two games.  

STAFF – Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Ciha, Mr. Casazza  and  Mrs. Weitzel

Parents –  Naser Matar, RD Greenleaf, Lindsay Slack, Rich Ciha Shazia, Nasir, and Barb Vasbinder

There is a good chance that Kent State will host a first round tournament game on Monday, March 9 at 7:00.  I set up a game on the Sign Up Genius.  Please click on the link below if you can usher.  If they end up not hosting a game you will be notified.  Ushers will need to report at 5:30.  

Kent State Basketball

Holden Hero

Special thank you to Rod Moxley, Garyn Daniels, Sam Edwards, Mae Mae Dunaway, Dr. M’Baye, and Marcus Wright for sharing with our students on Friday.  In addition to these six Holden Heroes we also recognized Bonnie Dunaway, Jazmine McClain, Nikki Marchmon-Boykin and Brianna Boykin.  

Kindness Letters

Kindness letters were given to Micha Frank in Mrs. Loofboro’s class for donating his cookie money to help raise money for schools in Ethiopia to help students who need food. Dylan Graham in Mrs. Loofboro’s class for checking on a student who was upset in the lunch room and asking if they were okay.  Also in Mrs. Loofboro’s class Basmah Samkari for giving up her time after P.E. to help Mr. Casazza. In Mrs. Metz’s class Courtlyn Coggins for encouraging other students in P.E. to keep trying with roller blading and being so positive for them. And in Mrs. Weitzel’s class Johnevin Stevens for always saying thank you and being so polite to the lunch monitors.

Kindness letters were given to Kayla Koher and Stella Miller in Mrs. Loofboro’s class for helping a student in P.E. that had fallen down rollerblading. They helped him back up and encouraged him to keep trying. 

Also in Mrs. Kunkle’s class: Sophia Reed, Destin Reese, Emma Knapp and Anthony Nestor for being so respectful, kind and being leaders when there was a sub. Keep up with the kindness!

Upcoming Events

Monday March 2 – 6:00 HSA Meeting
Tuesday, March 3 –  Kent State Basketball 5:30 ( 1 ushers needed)
Wednesday, March 4 – 5th Grade Music Recruitment at High School
Monday, March 9 – Kent State Basketball 5:30 (Possible First Round Tournament)
Wednesday, March 11 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 K-3 Art Expo and Music Performance – Book Fair will be open too. 
Wednesday, March 18 – Board Meeting at Stanton – 6:00
Monday, March 23 – Spring Break Begins

Week of February 18

Don’t forget yearbook orders forms were sent home.  You can also order online.  They are $14.  

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following volunteers that helped usher the basketball game this past week.  Congratulations to Baron Chambers for winning the $25 gift card for the last two games.  

STAFF – Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Yeager and  Mrs. Weitzel

Parents –  Amanda Ennis, Jerry Ennis, Trudy Diehl, Baron Chambers, Wendy Koontz, Lisa Cooper, Brett Tippey, Keith Ciolek and Trish Koontz

Please click on the link below if you are able to help on 2/25 or 3/3.  

Kent State Basketball

Holden Hero

During the month of February we will be recognizing the contributions of African Americans from Kent.  We are looking to acknowledge those that live in Kent that have made impacts in our community as well as those that grew up in Kent that have made a larger impact  on the world. Please complete the form if you would like to nominate someone. We are looking for people that have displayed one or more of the following traits; risk taker, inquirer, open mindedness, communicator, reflective, and knowledgeable.   The nomination form has been sent home with students.

Upcoming Events

2nd Grade will still be doing IOWA/COGAT testing this week.

Monday, February 17 –  No School
​Wednesday, February 19 – 6:30 Math Night for Families
​Friday, February 21 – 2:15  4th and 5th Grade Talent Show
Friday, February 21 – Kent State Basketball 
Tuesday, February 25 – 5:30 Kent State Basketball (2 ushers needed)
Friday, February 28 – Black History Assembly – 2:15 – Holden Heroes sharing stories.
Monday March 2 – 6:00 HSA Meeting
Tuesday, March 3 –  Kent State Basketball 5:30 ( 1 ushers needed)
Wednesday, March 11 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – Book Fair
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 K-3 Art Expo and Music Performance – Book Fair will be open too. 
Monday, March 23 – Spring Break Begins

Week of February 10

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following volunteers that helped usher the basketball game this past week.  Congratulations to Joe Wells and Jon Osman for winning the $25 gift card for the last two games.  

STAFF – Mr. Bates, Mrs. Russell, Ms. Dunaway, and Mrs. Weitzel

Parents –  RD Greenleaf, Keith Ciolek, Sara Ciolek, Eva Frank, Jason Meade, Jon Osman, and Dawn Ware

Please click on the link below if you are able to help on 2/25 or 3/3.  

Kent State Basketball

Holden Hero

During the month of February we will be recognizing the contributions of African Americans from Kent.  We are looking to acknowledge those that live in Kent that have made impacts in our community as well as those that grew up in Kent that have made a larger impact  on the world. Please complete the form if you would like to nominate someone. We are looking for people that have displayed one or more of the following traits; risk taker, inquirer, open mindedness, communicator, reflective, and knowledgeable.   The nomination form has been sent home with students.

Upcoming Events

2nd Grade will still be doing IOWA/COGAT testing this week.

Thursday, February 13 –  Valentine’s Day Parties – New Schedule K – 10:00-10:50, 1st and 2nd – 12:00-12:50, 3rd 10:30 – 11:30, 4th and 5th -11:00-12:00
​Thursday, February 13 – Early Release for Students –  Dismissed at 1:00
​Friday, February 14 – No School for Students
Saturday, February 15 – Kent State Basketball 
Monday, February 17 –  No School
​Wednesday, February 19 – 6:30 Math Night for Families
​Friday, February 21 – 2:15  4th and 5th Grade Talent Show
Friday, February 21 – Kent State Basketball 
Tuesday, February 25 – 5:30 Kent State Basketball (2 ushers needed)
Friday, February 28 – Black History Assembly – 2:15
Tuesday, March 3 –  Kent State Basketball 5:30 ( 3 ushers needed)

Week of February 3

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following volunteers that helped usher the basketball game this past week.  

STAFF – Mrs. Wills and Janet Longanecker

Parents – Jason Wills, Lawrence Epps, Autumn Epps, RD Greenleaf, LIsa Gilliland, Marty Gilliland Keith Ciolek, Jeremy Jones, and Joe Wells

Non Parents/ Staff – Justin Berthiaume  and Rob Fischer

Please click on the link below if you are able to help with the last five games.

Kent State Basketball

Holden Hero

During the month of February we will be recognizing the contributions of African Americans from Kent.  We are looking to acknowledge those that live in Kent that have made impacts in our community as well as those that grew up in Kent that have made a larger impact  on the world. Please complete the form if you would like to nominate someone. We are looking for people that have displayed one or more of the following traits; risk taker, inquirer, open mindedness, communicator, reflective, and knowledgeable.   The nomination form has been sent home with students and sent in an email. 

Kindness Letters

Kindness letters were given to Isaiah Nelson in Mrs. Louis’s class for sitting with a student at lunch that was by themselves. To Kira McKinney for helping to of her classmates in P.E. class with an activity and encouraging and cheering them on. In Mrs. Bates’s class Julian Amos for creating a schedule for Safety Patrol so that everyone gets a turn with helping students into cars. And in Mrs. Weitzel’s class Johnevin Stevens for always helping and encouraging students in his class to do well and being so positive. Keep up with the kindness!

Holden Scholars

I would also like to congratulate the following students for being recognized as Holden Scholars for the month of February.  Students were selected for demonstrating the following characteristics; inquiry, risk taking, problem solving, collaborating, communicating,empathy and questioning.

Gabby Snodgrass
Bijou Chambers
Piper Wolf
Peyton Milton
Noah Fankhauser
Anthony Nestor
Camryn Briers
Roxy Konnoff
Tra’Vell Bussle
Hailey Ressler
Jake Typpo
Carlos Lopez
Jaiden Woolridge
June Polster

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 3 – 6:00 HSA Meeting
Tuesday, February 4 –  IOWA/COGAT Testing begins for 2nd Grade – Very important for students to be in attendance.  It is difficult to make up the testing and we only have a small window.  This is important for gifted results and other data for students.  

Tuesday, February 4 – Kent State Basketball (still need 4 ushers)
Thursday, February 13 – 10:00-11:00 Valentine’s Day Parties
​Thursday, February 13 – Early Release for Students –  Dismissed at 1:00
​Friday, February 14 – No School for Students
Saturday, February 15 – Kent State Basketball (still need 4 ushers)
Monday, February 17 –  No School
​Wednesday, February 19 – 6:30 Math Night for Families
​Friday, February 21 – 2:15  4th and 5th Grade Talent Show
Friday, February 21 – Kent State Basketball (Still need 1 ushers)

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