Elden Science Fair:
Elden's 3rd Annual Science Fair is right around the corner! Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 28th. Choose your topic, fill out your form and return to your teacher as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing all the awesome projects!
What's Your Super Power?:
Just because PARP is over doesn't mean your SuperPower will disappear! Remember it is important to read every day. Just 15 minutes a day will make a huge difference with fluency and comprehension. Use your SuperPower every day! Thank you to the Elden PTA for an awesome PARP adventure this year!
Attention 5th Grade Parents:
There is a meeting on Tuesday, February 13th at 6pm to plan the Elden 5th grade Moving Up Day celebration. Please join us if you are interested in helping!
Result of Lead Testing in Water:
Over recent months, the Baldwinsville School District has been addressing concerns of sinks and drinking fountains at Elden that had lead concentrations above the allowable limits according to NYS Department of Health Regulations. Good News! The latest test samples taken show that all are well within allowable limits. The data shows that water can now be consumed from those outlets. The data from the testing can be found on the district website at www.bville.org/teacherpage.cfm?teacher=953 ...
Being late to school has this effect on our students:
5 minutes late over 5 days = 25 minutes of lost instructional time in a week
5 minutes late over 1 year = 15 hours of lost instructional time in a year or almost 3 days of school
If you double this to 10 minutes, then you will double the time for lost instruction.
Being absent from school has this effect on our students:
1 day = 20% loss of instructional time in a week
1 day a week = 22% loss of instructional time in ...