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Dear Stowe Elementary School,

I hope that you enjoyed the beautiful spring days that started this week as we gear up for the latest winter storm. Classrooms are buzzing in anticipation of the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8th. School will be closed for the full day on 4/8. If your family is interested in learning more about the solar eclipse, here are some great resources to check out:

But Why? with Jane Lindholm 

2024 Total Solar Eclipse 

The eclipse will also be live streamed from the Fairbanks Museum. You can learn more here on Vermont Public’s website.  We will be providing each child with a pair of eclipse glasses that will be going home on Friday. 

Please join us tomorrow night, April 4th for the annual Stowe Elementary School Talent Show! Students have been hard at work perfecting their acts. The show starts at 6:00 in the SES gym and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 for admission. We hope that you will join us!

Yours in learning,

Maura Wieler 

VTCAP

In the coming weeks, Stowe Elementary School students in grades 3-5 will be participating in the annual Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program (VTCAP) through the Vermont Agency of Education. This assessment measures what students understand, know and are able to do in language arts and math for grades 3-5 and science for grade 5. This assessment replaced the Smarter Balanced assessment or SBAC assessment last year. It is important that students are in attendance when the assessment is scheduled and we appreciate your family scheduling around these important days. 

After students have completed testing, Individual Student Reports will be sent to families as soon as they are made available by the state.  These reports will provide information on what your child learned in relation to the statewide academic standards. More information will be provided in a letter to families of students in grades 3-5. 

5th grade:

Science: April 3&4

Math: April 5&9** This is a date change **

Literacy: April 10&11

4th grade: 

ELA:  April 15&16 

MATH:  April 17&18 

3rd Grade: 

ELA: April 9&10

Math: April 16 &18

Important Upcoming Events

4/3 Talent for a Cause Dress Rehearsal

4/4 Talent for a Cause 6pm

4/8 Solar Eclipse No School

4/12 Kids Heart Challenge 4th & 5th Grade 

4/17 Spring Concert 2:00 and 6:00 pm

4/22-4/26 Spring Break

5/27 No school, Memorial Day

5/30 & 5/31 5th Grade Musical

6/11 Last day of Kindergarten

6/13 5th Grade Graduation 

6/18 Last day of school

Community Postings 

Parent Support Programs sponsored by PCAVT

Starting Solids Workshops: Free, online workshops

Stowe Rec Summer Camp

Information and registration for Stowe Parks and Recreation summer camp is now live. Stowe Rec Summer Camp link

For more information please contact Sue Horton at susan.horton@destinationhotels.com

Red Clover Camp – Formally Mountain Village School 

Please see information below about the Red Clover Summer camp and Registration for children aged 5-8. Registration just opened and can be found on our website Red Clover Camp. Red Clover camps engage 5-8 year olds in a variety of activities including swimming, hiking, biking, and art. 

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