February 2019
Central-Denison Newsletter
What a crazy winter season! First, an unheard of snow day in November and now multiple snow days at the end of January. Brrrr! The mounds of snow on the playground are huge and the kids love to play on them. Please be sure that your child has snow pants, boots, a winter coat that zips, a winter hat, and gloves or mittens (preferably waterproof). We know that we remind you of this often, but these items provide much needed protection from the cold and wet weather. Recesses, the bus stop, and walks to school can be very chilly if dressed inappropriately. Please know that we take great care when it comes to making decisions relating to indoor/outdoor recesses. We routinely check the “feels like” temperature, consider precipitation, and check on the wind and sunshine. We may even allow them to go out for our shorter recesses and stay in for the longer recess at lunch time. Safety is the most important factor in the decision-making process. 

We also know how important it is for our students to move around so when they are inside for recess, our staff tries to offer a mix of things for them to do. Some of the options include: free choice play, yoga, videos, and some large group dance and movement activities. Our classroom teachers do not use a “sit and get” model for teaching. They routinely use movement within the classroom, and on these extra cold or rainy indoor recess days, they often add activities that increase the opportunity for movement.

Time continues to fly as we head into second semester. We hope that you have a wonderful February filled with love and kindness. It won’t be long before the snow disappears, the grass greens, and the temperatures warm!  

Stop in and visit us. There are great things happening at Cen-Den.

Mrs. Buhler and Mr. Nugent
Upcoming Dates to Remember

  • February 4, 2019 During PE Classes - Kids Heart Challenge begins
  • February 14, 2019 Early Release 1:50
  • February 20, 2019 Lighted Schoolhouse Ends
  • February 22, 2019 NO SCHOOL - Teacher In Service Day
  • March 25 - March 29, 2019 NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
Office Contacts
Main Office: (262) 348-4000
February 14, 2019
EARLY RELEASE
Dismissal at 1:50

February 22, 2019
Teacher in Service
NO SCHOOL for Students
4K Registration

To register for the 2019-2020 school year, parents may pick up registration packets at the District Administration Center, 208 South St., Lake Geneva. 

- OR - 

Print , Complete and Return the registration packet to the District Administration Center. 
Thank You Oakfire
Oakfire gives a donation to Central-Denison. Thank you Mr. Scotney and Oakfire!
Cen-Den Heart Heroes Team
While we have been preparing for the activities coming up for the Kids Heart Challenge activities we still need to increase our Cen-Den Heart Heroes team! Just follow the link in the button below and take the free challenge - there are games to play and healthy choices to learn about too - we all can find ways to add some "heart healthy" choices into our daily routine.
Central-Denison PTO
End of the Day Transportation
End of the day bus and pick-up changes must be made no later than 3:15 p.m.

While we make every effort to notify teachers of changes, it is most effective if a note is sent with your child in their Take Home Folder.
Badger Community Education
School Hours
8:50 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Enter at 8:30 a.m.
Internet Discount Finder

Dear Families:

You may qualify for steeply discounted internet access at home. Visit the Internet Discount Finder for details.

Discounts can be up to 80%.

All you have to do is enter your address to see a list of discount providers and links to information about them. Be sure to enter your complete address, not just your town.

The Internet Discount Finder is provided by the Wisconsin Public Services Commission
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