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Bricks 4 Kidz Mini Camp – Cranium Contraptions

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Math, Animal Tracks in Kindergarten

Crestview kindergartners Ian Leos, Diego Sanchez-Flores, Collin Nwasike, Ja’Shaun Thompson, and Benjamin Cook explore the fur of an opossum during a Polk County Conservation program about animals and their tracks

Crestview kindergartners Ian Leos, Diego Sanchez-Flores, Collin Nwasike, Ja’Shaun Thompson, and Benjamin Cook explore the fur of an opossum during a Polk County Conservation program about animals and their tracks

A Polk County conservationist visited kindergarten to teach the students about animal tracks. The children are learning new skills through games that are part of the Everyday Math curriculum.

Kindergartners Zoe Marturello and Ester Khim add two dice together and graph the answers as they play Everyday Math games at Crestview.

Kindergartners Zoe Marturello and Ester Khim add two dice together and graph the answers as they play Everyday Math games at Crestview.

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Valentine’s Day Pottery Painting Class

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Kids in the Kitchen

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Math Night and More at Crestview Preschool

Andrew Ramirez and his dad, Juan Ramirez, build 3D shapes out of marshmallows and toothpicks at preschool math night Jan. 12 at Crestview.

Andrew Ramirez and his dad, Juan Ramirez, build 3D shapes out of marshmallows and toothpicks at preschool math night Jan. 12 at Crestview.

Preschool students are enjoying several activities, including “skating” on wax paper and taking on an obstacle course. Parents visited the school Jan. 12 for a preschool math night, which included activities such as building 3D shapes out of marshmallows and working with clocks to learn the time.

Javery Kester crawls under the table during an obstacle course activity in the preschool classroom at Crestview Elementary.

Javery Kester crawls under the table during an obstacle course activity in the preschool classroom at Crestview Elementary.

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Crestview Boundary Welcome Event

Crestview is hosting an open house Tuesday, January 20th from 6 – 7 p,m. for families affected by the district’s elementary boundaries changes for the 2015-16 school year.

The open house will be Tuesday, January 20th from 6 – 7 p,m. at 8355 Franklin Ave, Clive

You are invited to tour Crestview, meet Mr. Villotti, the Crestview principal and learn more about Crestview.

 

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No School Monday, Jan. 19

There will be no school for WDMCS students on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, It is a professional development day for staff. District offices will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Calendar at a Glance

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Student Finishes Children’s Choice Award Books

Crestview fifth-grader Haya Alsaadi finished this year’s collection of Iowa Children’s Choice Award books.

Crestview fifth-grader Haya Alsaadi finished this year’s collection of Iowa Children’s Choice Award books.

Congratulations to Crestview fifth-grader Haya Alsaadi for using her winter break to finish this year’s collection of Iowa Children’s Choice Award books. Haya chose “Athlete vs. Mathlete” by W.C. Mack as her favorite. Haya is now reading “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate, the true story of a gorilla who was kept in a shopping mall for 25 years.

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Iowa Assessment Results Coming Soon

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No School on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

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