Asynchronous Learning Day December 11: What to Expect
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As mentioned in last week's Primary Pride and in a survey sent to parents in November, the school is providing a few asynchronous learning days to honor the amount of work that teachers have been doing to teach both in-person and distance learning students.

The first of these days is this Friday, December 11. Here's what to expect for primary:

  • This will truly be an asynchronous day with no live lessons.
  • Students will log on their learning platform (Seesaw or Google Classroom) and complete the day's assignments.
  • Assignments include: math, ELA, and science or social studies related to the current IB unit of inquiry.
  • There will be no specials assignment.
  • To be counted present for the day, students must submit work by the end of the day. Otherwise, you will be counted as absent.

The book fair will be open for its last day of shopping, so you can sign up to shop that morning if your family would like one last opportunity to shop.
Primary Winter Celebrations Next Week
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Primary classes celebrate the last day of school before winter break on Thurs., Dec. 17, with fun activities for all students and snacks for on-campus learners.

Parents: we're in need of snack donations to make this possible. Please review the sign up to see how you can help!
Scholastic Book Fair Ends Friday

If you want to shop with your student, sign up for a time slot. We have several openings between now and Friday, and we limit it to four families per slot to give you plenty of space.

You can also shop online through December 11 and support Meridian.


IOWA Test Pick Up

IOWA reports can be picked up in the primary lobby for distance learning students who took the exam.
Spelling Bee January 6

The online Spelling Bee date has been set for January 6. If you have any questions, please email Pamela Taylor.
Upcoming Events At-A-Glance
  • Yesterday, students participated in a lockdown drill (modified to follow social distancing).
  • December Cafeteria Calendar: Breakfast and Lunch options.
  • December 11: Asynchronous learning day
  • December 17: Last Day of Semester Happy Winter Break!
HELPFUL EMAILS
Melissa Reese, Campus Principal
Ashley Larkey, Assistant Principal, Grades K,2,4
Beverly Al-Tabatabaie, Assistant Principal, Gr 1,3,5

Nancy Spence, Counselor
Susan Mais, Primary Special Education Coordinator
Leah Lieurance, PYP Coordinator
Emily Murray, Primary Attendance
Giving (Annual Fund & Car Decals)
Leslie Sterzinger, Chef & Food Services Director