The Bulldog Bark Newsletter
Motivate, Engage, Inspire!
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead
Issue 26: February 10 - 14, 2020
No school Monday, February 10 in observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
The 2019-2020 Vessels Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Jeannie Kim for being nominated by her peers as the Vessels Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020! 

Mrs. Kim is truly one of a kind and is an innovator in the classroom. She perpetually engages her class with rigorous, motivating, and thoughtful work. She infuses character and social-emotional learning into her daily lessons and focuses on the whole child every day. 

We are blessed to have Mrs. Kim at Vessels and once again applaud her on this amazing accomplishment!
Lego Engineering at Vessels

Vessels will once again provide the opportunity for all kindergarten through second grade students to engage in Lego engineering. This time the theme is Star Wars! The classes will take place every Monday beginning February 24 from 3:00-4:30 in the Vessels STEM room. See PeachJar this week for fee and sign-up information.
Valentine Grams

Valentine Grams are available now until Thursday, February 13 in front of the MPR. The Grams are $1 each and will be delivered to classrooms on Friday, February 14. Happy Valentines Day!
Box Tops

Help our school by scanning box tops using the Box Top app. Click here for more information. With your help, Vessels could win $5,000! Simply download the Box Top app and scan away! Thank you for your continued support of our school.
Important Upcoming Dates and Events

February 10: Lincoln's Birthday (no school)

February 17: Washington's Birthday (no school)

February 18: Aladdin musical performance at 6:00 p.m. in the MPR

February 19: Aladdin musical performances at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. in the MPR

February 21: Spring photos

February 21: Father Daughter Dance in the Vessels MPR from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

February 24 - 28: Sixth grade camp
Congratulations to the Vessels third place 3-on-3 basketball team!
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