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News & Happenings for April 14, 2021
UPCOMING DATES         
4/14 - Wow Me Wednesday: Camp Invention with Miss V (12:15 pm)
4/18 - Campus Beautification Day (2:00 pm)
4/19 - Make Up Picture Day
4/19 - SIT Meeting (3:10-4:10 pm)
4/21 - Wow Me Wednesday: Gardening (12:15 pm)
4/27 - Mid-Quarter Progress Reports
4/28 - Wow Me Wednesday: Cupcakes (12:15 pm)
4/29 - SCARTS and General PTA Meeting (6:00-7:00 pm)
4/30 - Citizens and Scholars Assembly (8:30-9:30 am)
5/4 - Bike to School Day
Eagle Events
Wow Me Wednesday: Camp Invention
Today, 12:15-12:45 pm
via Selwyn's Zoom Room
 
Selwyn Camp Invention: Recharge At-Home will take place from June 6-10. Join us as we get together to experience a taste of a session of Camp Invention. Camp Invention is a program designed to build essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills accomplished through hands-on activities. Click HERE for more information on Camp Invention and how to register.
 
Meeting ID: 446 326 7717
Passcode: Eagles
Campus Beautification This Sunday!

Join us this Sunday, April 18 at 2pm to help spruce up Selwyn for spring! We need A LOT of help to clear the winter debris, trim shrubs, spread pine needles, plant flower beds, etc. The committee would LOVE your help!

Please bring gardening gloves, yard tools, yard bags, gas-powered tools/blowers, and your smiles. Masks and social distancing are requested. For any questions, please email Whitney Mulwee.
Selwyn Kindergarten Beginner's Day
 
Selwyn Elementary Kindergarten Beginner’s Day will be held virtually on May 7 at 9:30 am. Rising Kindergarteners and their parents are invited to learn more about our Kindergarten program and how to prepare for the first day of school by joining us for Beginner’s Day. Connect with our principal, Dr. Harris, and the Selwyn Elementary staff in a live Zoom. 

You must register HERE or on the PTA website under Parent Information/Prospective Parents.

An email with the Zoom link for the live session will be provided closer to the event to everyone that registers.
 
Please spread the word with your friends and neighbors and share the Google form link for registration.

Email selwynprospectiveparents@gmail.com with any questions.
Wow Me Wednesday: Gardening
Wednesday, April 21, 12:15-12:45 pm
via Selwyn's Zoom Room
 
Selwyn Gardens!

Please join Mrs. Valois as we venture into the world of gardening. She will share the book...Plantzilla by Jerdine Nolen, illustrated by David Catrow and then have the students plant some seeds to grow into their own plantzillas. 

Since the students will need peat pots, soil, and seeds for the activity, please sign up in advance HERE.

Meeting ID: 446 326 7717
Passcode: Eagles
Eagle News
Last Chance to Order Your Square 1 Art!

Square 1 Art orders have been extended one more day! Support our school and celebrate your child’s artistic achievements with gifts and keepsakes (this is a perfect gift for Mother’s Day).

Orders are due by end of day today, April 14. More details are on the order form that was sent home with your child. Ordering online is the easiest utilizing your child’s unique access code listed on the order form: www.square1art.com/shop.

Paper orders with payment may be dropped off at the Selwyn front office today.

Orders will be delivered to the school in early May or use “MOMSROCK” for free
shipping to your home with $49+ orders.

Contact Jaimee Hagerman with any questions.
Art Needed for Virtual SCARTS

Calling all Selwyn artists! VIRTUAL SCARTS IS COMING APRIL 29!

The LINK to submit art is open through April 16:
 
Students may upload ONE photo of their BEST Selwyn artwork for “Selwyn Celebrates the Arts.” This link will also be posted in the student’s Canvas Art Course, and on Mrs. Swing’s web page on the Selwyn site. You must be logged into a Google account to access the submission form!

Student art must have been created this school year, either at home or in class, which reflects a Selwyn art lesson. The art must be original (no copy work) and they must have created it on their own.

All previous art lessons are posted in their Canvas Art Course, if they would like to complete one they have missed. Art Lessons are Google docs so please access Canvas through Google.
 
Google login information:
Log-in with your student ID#@student.cms.k12.nc.us 
Passwords are listed below for each grade level.
Grade K:  Cmsx2033
Grade 1:   Cmsx2032
Grade 2:   Cmsx2031
Grade 3:   Cmsx2030
Grade 4:   Cmsx2029
Grade 5:   Your Google log-in is the same as your Chromebook log-in.
April 28th Wow Me Wednesday Supplies

For our Wow Me Wednesday on April 28, we will be decorating cupcakes. You can purchase a starter cupcake decorating kit HERE if you want to participate in decorating your own cake.

You can still participate without the kit.
WSEL Broadcast

Please see attached VIDEO for this week's WSEL broadcast.