Everyday:  

  • D.E.A.R. time: Drop Everything And Read.  Students should spend a few minutes each day silently reading.  This activity will take place at the classroom teacher’s discretion.  
  • Morning Jeopardy Contest:  Social Systems questions will be asked each morning in the MPR.   All correct answers will be entered for a chance to win a prize. (6 winners will be chosen each day.)

  • Wear a special color to honor our Solar System.  Please see each day for details.

Monday, March 25:  

  • Wear RED in honor of the red planet:  Mars
  • Create your own Solar System themed bookmark.  Paper will be provided.

Tuesday, March 26:  

  • Wear ORANGE in honor of the orange planet:  Jupiter
  • *Out of this world* storytime:  Teachers are encouraged to read aloud a book about Space.  A variety of such books will be available in the teachers’ room.

Wednesday, March 27:  

  • Wear YELLOW in honor of our sun
  • *Rocket to the Moon* poetry day: Write a poem (acrostic, concrete, haiku, etc.) about Space.  Teachers may leave time during the day for sharing.


Thursday, March 28:  

  • Wear GREEN in honor of our home planet: Earth
  • *Turn off Technology* day.  Instead of online gaming or going on Facebook, unplug yourself.  Read a book, play a board game, cook together as a family, do crafts, etc…  


.Friday, March 29:

  • Wear BLUE in honor of the blue planet:  Neptune
  • *Shine Your Starlight on a Book*  Bring in flashlights from home to use during D.E.A.R. time

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held next week, April 1-5.  Please stop by to buy a book!