Volume 14,| November 24, 2019
Lower School News
Grandparents and Special Friends Day was fabulous. The music and tumbling were wonderful. Plus everyone had so much fun in the classrooms.
WINTER PROGRAM: FRIDAY 12/6/2019, 6:30pm
Winter Program is one of Roycemore's biggest annual events. This all school get together takes place at 6:30 pm on December 6th and features choir and tumbling performances from all divisions. Winter program is a great Roycemore tradition that families attend year after year - we hope to see everyone there

Please have the First and Second Graders wear black pants or skirts and white tops. Third and Fourth Graders should wear all black. Please remember they are tumbling as well as singing, so make sure they can tumble in their clothes.

Roycemore's Hour of Code Celebration!
Friday, Dec. 13, 3:15-4:30 p.m.

To celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 9 to 13, we will be offering coding activities school-wide in classes all week, culminating in an Hour of Code Celebration for students, families, and faculty in the Multipurpose Room on Friday 12/13. The Hour of Code is a global effort to introduce computer programming to millions of people.  RSVP & read more here.
 
Questions? Contact Beth Shutters at 847-866-6055 or  eshutters@roycemoreschool.org .


Admissions Morning, 12/3, 8:30-10am
We will be holding our first Admissions Morning of the school year on December 3rd. Please invite friends and neighbors who might be interested in finding out more about what makes Roycemore different and unique. This event will also feature a panel for High School students starting at 9:00am, but visitors will also get to tour and see the Lower School in action.. Please help us spread the word!

AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Each week I will list all the activities that we offer, but do know that sometimes, some of them will not go. Please check them to see which ones are going that week. This week because of conferences many clubs are not going. Please look carefully.

Lego Club  will meet Monday, December 2 in the First Grade Classroom from 3:15-4:00.
Drama  will meet Monday,  December 2 in the LS Music Room from 3:30-4:15.
Martial Arts  will meet Tuesday,  December 3 in the Gross Motor Room attached to the EDP Room from 3:15-4:00.
Ukulele will meet Tuesday, December 3 in the LS Music Room from 3:15-4:00 
Sprout  will meet Tuesday December 3 in the LS Art Room 118 from 3:15-5:15.
Cross Country  will meet Wednesday,  December 4 in the Grade 3 Classroom from 3:15-4:00. Pick up in the Dining Hall
Drama will meet Wednesday, December 4 in the LS Music Room. from 3:30-4:15.
Sprout  will meet Wednesday, December 4 in the LS Art Room 118 from 3:15-5:15.
Math Club will meet Thursday, December 5 in the 3rd Grade Classroom from 2:00-3:00
Fencing will meet Thursday, December 5 in the Dining Hall from 2:00-3:00.
Chess Club  will meet Thursday,  December 5 in the Grade 4 classroom from 3:00-4:00

Fitness Fun Friday  will meet Friday,  December 6 in the Gym from 3:15-4:00.
What's Happening Around Lower School
  1. Mayor Steven Hagerty of Evanston visited with the First and Third Graders to talk about government. The First Graders are studying America the Beautiful and the Third Graders are studying American Government. The children had many questions for him. It was a great experience for them.

2.With the very short week all the other pictures are of Grandparents Day.
PICTURES FROM THE WEEK!
Most of these are pictures from what you have read above.




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Reminders
  Please remember that Roycemore Lower School is a nut/peanut-free environment.  Please remember this when you send in birthday treats and snacks for your children.  There are many other allergies, specific to individual children, so please check with your classroom teacher before sending in treats.   Thank you in advance for caring about all of our children.


Please remember when you need more information, such as lunch menus, the weekly bulletin, and reminders of upcoming special events, go to the Parents' Page on our web site at  http://www.roycemoreschool.org/parents

As usual, if you have any questions or comments, don't hesitate to call or e-mail me.