Two reminders from Ada-Borup-West Elementary: *Conferences will be held on Thursday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 9th (conferences were prescheduled). *There WILL NOT be Cougar Pack on Conference Days (Please review the CP Handbook for more information). * We will have an early dismissal on Friday, November 5th @ 12:30pm
Ada-Borup-West Elementary Chromebook/iPad technology deposits are due on Monday, September 27th. The fee is $20.00/per student for the 2021-2022 school year and can be paid in the ABW Elementary Office. Reminder, if your family qualifies for the Free/Reduced lunch program, the fee is waived. Please find the Free/Reduced application at the following link: https://www.lunchapplication.com/
Students in grades PreK-8th are invited to join Ada-Borup-West’s after school program, Cougar Pack! Join the Pack! Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays from 3:00-5:15PM Kick-Off: Monday, September 13rd (ending in May- date to be determined) Programming: Students receive physical activity time, academic support, a healthy snack, and an engaging, skill-building activity. Programming includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) activities, Fine Arts activities (music, band, drama), and other educational opportunities that provide learning experiences unique to daily classroom activities. Students Served: PreK-8th graders Cost: FREE! Students will be going home with registration packets on Tuesday, September 7th. You can find more information and registration packets at the following link: https://bit.ly/3mYyuVW
The 2021-2022 Ada-Borup-West Elementary School Supply List is up and ready! https://tinyurl.com/21schoolsupply
Ada-Borup Elementary Early Dismissal Reminder: Students will be dismissed at 10:00am on Friday, May 28th. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we ARE NOT able to have our traditional "End of the Year Awards Day." We are greatly looking forward to more in-person events next year! Thank you all for your support this year as we have navigated the mucky waters of COVID-19. Students will be coming home with their reading awards and perfect attendance awards.
Ada-Borup Community Education is offering Summer Gymnastics for students in grades K-5th (2020-2021 school year grade). Please use the link below to find the registration form. Students will be coming home with forms as well. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s4OiZSxvVBw2aVZlD1n2ZltXGbbOcQcWJN35LJFF5js/edit?usp=sharing
Ada-Borup-West Public School District is announcing the 2021 Summer School Program. Ada-Borup-West Public School District Summer School Program is an extension of the regular school program that provides an opportunity for all students: to reinforce skills learned during the school year to explore new areas of interest not available during the regular school year to complete regular course work for credit towards grade advancement This year, we will be working on four focus areas. Students will rotate through fun and enriching activities in language arts, math, STEM, and social emotional learning. A team of teachers and support staff will be providing instruction through eighteen two-hour sessions. There will be two weeks of sessions in June, July and August. This program is free of charge for all students. Please click on the link to find the registration paperwork. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KulZDbXXPGjOuVGJYiD_G0UKh_CIfe9dANnekeHlCE4/edit?usp=sharing
The Ada-Borup Elementary Music Department presents it 2021 Spring Concert: Under the direction of Tanya Kemper and Dorinda Blotsky Please view in the link below: https://youtu.be/eGsU1Lq8JCg
The February Ada-Borup Elementary Newsletter is up and ready for viewing. Take a look at all the great things that we have going on! https://www.smore.com/wjkqc
A BIG thank you to the Ada-Borup Elementary Parent-Teacher Council for their generous donation of new books to our Reading Incentive Program. So many great titles for students to choose from!
Ada-Borup Elementary is proud to present the 2020 Winter Virtual Concert under the direction of Dorinda Boltsky and Tanya Kemper. https://youtu.be/9sxRxa9h3rE
Christmas Cookie Decorating with Dena This virtual Christmas cookie decorating activity with families is an amazing opportunity to have some fun decorating Christmas cookies via zoom with a local expert ! To register, respond in the ECFE Google classroom stream, with a "Yes, we want to decorate cookies!". You must register prior to 9:00 am Saturday, December 12th, and the cap is for the event is 20 families -first come first served. We must have your email and invite you to this event to register. Your cookie kit will be free of charge (1 per family) with expenses being covered by the Ada-Borup ECFE program. You can pick up your cookie kit from Dena Bishop at her home ( 202 3rd Ave. West in Ada) between the hours of 10 AM and 4:30 PM on Monday, December 14th. The Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 15th from 5:30-6:00 pm. The link for the Zoom meeting will be posted in the ECFE Google classroom.
This post is from one of our wonderful teachers, Mrs. Larson, for our students and families as we start 8 days of distance learning. Dear parents of elementary school children, I know you all are stressed and anxious, we are also. When you wake up in the morning keep your school day routine as much as possible. However, add an extra dose of positivity and encouragement. Your children are strong, flexible, intelligent and resilient. Give them the chance to find success. They need you to believe in them and believe that this can work. We are in this together.
To wrap up National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month we will be showing our support by wearing kindness or anti-bullying shirts on Tuesday, October 27th and Wednesday, October 28th. Find your shirts that have positive messages, positive symbols, or that reflect kindness or anti-bullying and help us celebrate!
Please click the link below to read the Ada-Borup Elementary October Newsletter. Go Cougars! https://www.smore.com/p4xey
Hello Elementary Families! We want to make sure that our parents and guardians take the time to talk with their children about safe routes to school. Due to construction this year, we have new challenges with our pathways. Please take a look at the attached map for the most up-to-date information. The bike rack is now located on the south-side of the building. Bike riding is not allowed on school property by students and they must be walked on the sidewalk adjacent to the bus lane. This is to ensure the safety of all of our students. https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1zB0gI47jiRWODDJKKYTtJpqprV62L9EhU6P3eTPTUaY/edit?usp=sharing
As we prepare for our first day of school tomorrow, we would like to share a few reminders: Parent drop off will be in the north parking lot. There will be a one-way, drop-off lane. Only students and staff will be allowed in the building. If your child is riding bike to school, please visit with them about a safe path to school. Bike racks are located on the south-side of the school by the bus lanes. We will have additional staff outside to aid students in finding their way to breakfast or their classrooms. If your child is not riding the bus, please don’t drop them off until 8:05am if at all possible. Preschool’s first day is Monday, September 21st. We are really excited to see all of our students. Here’s to a great start to the school year!
Please view the attached link for information on how to attend tonight's Ada-Borup Elementary Virtual Open House. We are excited to see all of our families ! https://www.smore.com/v2hsb
If you are signed up for Literacy Camp on Monday through Thursday, please follow the directions below: 1. Please drop off your child on the south side of the Ada-Borup High School. 2. The students will enter on the North Side of the school. Door 13 (between the gym and locker rooms). Look for signs. 3. Parents will not be able to enter the building with the students. 4. Temperatures will be taken at the door. 5. Masks are required for all students entering the building. 6. All students must have a liability waiver sheet filled out to attend (staff will have clipboards with forms available). 7. Camp is from 8:30am-11:30am. 8. Students will be walked back to the doorway where they are dropped off.
Please check out the updated Ada-Borup Elementary 2020 Supply List. Here are a couple of changes due to COVID-19: Added a towel for each grade to use for outdoor learning Changed headphones to include a microphone Changed Kleenex box to individual or travel packs https://5il.co/jxkl
Ada-Borup Elementary Cougar Paw “gress” Literacy Camp 2020 Students in grades first through sixth (2020-2021 school year) are invited to participate in engaging and fun-filled reading activities with the intent to get a jump start on the school year. This program is free of charge. *MDE/MDH guidelines will be followed. Camp dates are as follows: August 3rd-5th from 8:30-11:30 & August 24th-27th from 8:30-11:30 Camp will be housed in the Ada-Borup High School in various locations. Click on the following link for more information and registration forms: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BgmENJ2jEJyRBpNEoxix-nDmoGOqvMyso2FazjpAyCc/edit?usp=sharing
Remember, Ada-Borup Elementary will be hosting a "Drive By to Say Goodbye" event tonight, Thursday, May 28th from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Teachers and staff of Ada-Borup Elementary will be socially distancing on the south side of the school to say goodbye to our students for the school year. Please feel free to drive through the bus lane and wave and honk! Please remember that you will need to stay in your vehicle
Ada-Borup Elementary will be hosting a "Drive By to Say Goodbye" event on Thursday, May 28th from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Teachers and staff of Ada-Borup Elementary will be socially distancing on the south side of the school to say goodbye to our students for the school year. Please feel free to drive through the bus lane and wave and honk! Please remember that you will need to stay in your vehicle.
A Message from Lake Agassiz Regional Library: Are you ready for a summer of exploration? This year, Lake Agassiz Regional Library's Summer Library Experience will be a little bit different - we're going online! Children from birth to age 13 are invited to join us at larl.org/explore to sign up for an account, track their reading to earn tickets and then enter them into drawings for amazing prizes! Teens and adults are invited to investigate a museum heist with this year's Mystery Program! Get weekly clues and be the first to solve the mystery of the missing artifact. Both programs will run from June 15-August 15; more information is available at larl.org/explore. Video: https://youtu.be/nOJa9D2NQ9M
Good evening, Just a reminder that the Ada-Borup buses will be out for the weekly distance learning deliveries tomorrow. The majority of the deliveries are for Pre-K through 4th grade students. Please be at your bus stop at your normal time for materials to be dropped off. We will also be picking up paper assignments and folders that were dropped off last week. Please have all materials placed back in the large envelopes that they were delivered in. If you are at a bus stop with multiple students, please remember social distancing and remain 6 feet apart. Thank you!
Tomorrow is “Hats Off to Reading Day” at Ada-Borup Elementary. Wear your favorite hat to help celebrate!
Minnesota Winter Walk to School Day is February 5, 2020. Dig out your hats and gloves and get stepping for Winter Walk to School Day, February 5, 2020.
Guest Readers Wanted!! We are looking for guest readers. Any parent, grandparent, special friend or community member is welcome to join in our celebration of I LOVE TO READ Month. With the help of technology, we can even accommodate those that do not live in the area. If you are interested in reading to our students, please contact me. GO COUGARS! Bree Triplett, Elementary Principal firstname.lastname@example.org 218-784-5303
The January Newsletter is out! Please click on the link to find the newest information from Ada-Borup Elementary. https://www.smore.com/gzvak
We Are Hiring! The Ada-Borup School District is seeking Special Education Paraprofessionals. The primary responsibility of the position will be supporting students under the direction and guidance of classroom and special education teaching staff. The district has an impressive resume, high expectations for student achievement, and strong instructional practices to ensure success for each of our 700 plus students PK-12. Questions about the position can be directed to Elementary Principal, Bree Triplett at 218-784-5303 or BreeT@ada.k12.mn.us Interested applicants can stop by the Ada-Borup District Office to pick up an application or download from the district’s website. The anticipated positions will be open until filled. ISD 2854 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you!
The Ada-Borup 1st grade class entertained residents at the Benedictine Living Community this morning. https://youtu.be/uyg0s-JY-WM
The November Ada-Borup Elementary Newsletter is up and ready. We are now using Smore for our monthly newsletters. https://www.smore.com/w5q9r
We will be outside for recess this morning. Please remind your children to wear warm coats, hats, and gloves to school.
Registration for the 2019-2020 Cougar Pack program is going home today. Your child is invited to join Ada-Borup’s after school program, Cougar Pack! The program, in its seventh year, provides a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn and grow with peers while working toward individualized goals. In the 2018-2019 school year, Cougar Pack was able to provide over 100 students with healthy, engaging activities and academic support during the after school hours. View the Cougar Pack calendar and registration forms at: https://bit.ly/2k3IHSR
Reminder: 5th Grade Band Students please be in the band room ready to go by 6:45 pm tonight. The concert starts at 7:00 pm.
Elementary parents- Just a reminder of the two awesome parent child events FCCLA members are sponsoring at Legacy Acres April 28th and May 5th. Registration is due April 26th or May 3rd. The father daughter event is semi formal and the mother son event is casual attire. If you have any question contact Barb Spilde at email@example.com
Ada-Borup PTC needs your help! Saturday, April 6th, is our Craft Market day and it is fast approaching! We are looking for parents to help us run the carnival games. Also looking for help with set up or tear down. Please consider giving one hour of your time so we can make this day a success! Call or email the elementary office, we would love to hear from you!
“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” – Garrison Keillor "Storybook Character Day" at ABES. https://photos.app.goo.gl/zz8GgzP89uHixGrv6
Ada-Borup Elementary Loves to Read! To celebrate our love of reading, we will be participating in “I Love To Read Month.” Ada-Borup Elementary students and staff are having a few “theme-days” to spark that enjoyment of reading. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OolpipxaFpdwWuYUF0JfFXL1JdGNFA84qCx3gsX2v1g/edit?usp=sharing
Due to the inclement weather, the field trip to the MSUM play, The Cat In the Hat, on Friday is cancelled.
Elementary conferences scheduled for Thursday, November 8th, will now be held on Thursday, November 15th. Conferences that were scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th, will remain the same. If you have any questions, please contact the A-B Elementary Office.
The Ada-Borup Elementary October Newsletter will be going home with students today. Here is the link to a digital copy of the newsletter. https://tinyurl.com/ybz644gx
Mr. Tuttle took many great pictures of the first day of school at Ada-Borup! https://photos.app.goo.gl/MWdvYPvCP9LvL9YW7
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