- 01/27- Passion Project day!
- 01/26- Birthday Celebrations! (3:15-3:40pm)
- 01/30- Principal Hours (1:30-3:00pm)
- 01/31- HGT/GT Parent Meeting (6:00-7:00pm)
- 02/02- Kindergarten Fieldtrip- Arvada Center
- 02/02- Balarat Parent Information Meeting(4:00-5:00pm)
- 02/03- NO SCHOOL-Assessment day
- 02/08- Spring Class Pictures and Individual Portraits
- 02/09- 3rd Grade fieldtrip-Arvada Center
- 02/09- Multicultural Night!
- 02/16 & 17- 5th grade Balarat Overnight Trip
-Buying Individual or Class pictures online?
Log on to mylifetouch.com to order online
Picture Day ID's
-Southmoor Multicultural Night February 9thMark your calendar and get ready to join us for a trip around the world – right in the halls of our own school!
There will be many ways and opportunities to participate – by sharing food, traditions, music, crafts and more!
-Multicultural Fashion Show-
Featuring Fashions From Around The World
We are looking for students and adults to participate in the
Multicultural Fashion Show on Feb. 9th!
Please contact Sara Abdin (email@example.com) if you are interested.
Questions about the event?
Please contact Mr. Stephenson at Farley_Stephenson@dpsk12.org or
Olga Marlangoutsos at firstname.lastname@example.org
It's not too late to order a YEARBOOK!!
There are limited quantities, so reserve yours today!
If you are a parent of a 5th grader and would like to place a 5th grade dedication in the yearbook.
Please pick up a form in the office. Each dedication is $25, bring your checks, made out to SPIE, to the office.
Send your wording (30 characters max) and a digital picture of your student to Jenny at email@example.com
Do you have any pictures from a school event, class party or just visiting your student for lunch and recess?
Send your pictures to Jenny Bunker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a lot of pictures to send please share them through dropbox or google drive.
-PTO wants your input on Fundraising!
With your help, the PTO raises more than $125,000 each year
to supplement the school budget and provide robust educational experiences for all students.
Please take a moment to respond to a short survey on Fundraising activities and allocation.
Your input will guide PTO in both planning for next year and allocation of this year's dollars.
Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y8TZ8FT
-Southmoor Elementary's Visual Arts Newsletter
2017 is off to a great start in the art room! 5th graders are working hard on their rock opera print-making lesson.
We are getting messy with clay in 3rd + 4th grade art. 3rd graders are creating hearts while 4th graders make cupcakes.
Kindergarteners are finishing up their Kindergarten Blues project- we are focusing on Pablo Picasso + his blue period.
We just finished up our LOVE artworks in 1st grade. This LOVE project is inspired by Robert Indiana's LOVE sculptures.
Planets! Planets! Planets! 2nd graders first 3-D projects are just about done.
We created our very own Southmoor Galaxy.
Seeking students who would like to showcase their artwork on the artist of the week
bulletin board Please reach out to me if your child would like to be "Artist of the Week."
Follow Southmoor's art program on Instagram @southmoor.elementary.art
-Physical Wellness News
Jump Rope For Heart
Enclosed in your child's Thursday Folder, today, is information about Jump Rope For Heart.
If your child did not receive or misplaced the information, have them visit with me.
Donation envelopes are due by Friday, February 24th.
I appreciate everyone who participates in this
meaningful fundraiser, at any donation level, to support children with congenital heart disease
Physical Wellness Education
-Southmoor Needs Donations!
Hello Parents and Community Members,
Southmoor is looking for Makerspace donations.
These items will be used in a variety of projects across all grade levels.
We have 2 donation days coming up: Thursday, Feb 2nd and Thursday, Feb. 16th.
Donations can be dropped off in the library before and after school.
Thank you for your support,
Personalized Learning Coordinator
Donations we are in need of:
toilet paper rolls
/paper towel rolls
-Girls on the Run will start the week of March 6th
Girls on the Run inspires girls to a lifetime of self-respect and a healthy lifestyle through an
innovative program that combines training for a 3.1 mile run/walk race with a fun, health education lesson plan.
We will meet Mondays and Wednesdays after school.
This is open to all (and only) 3rd through 5th grade girls with registration opening February 6th - watch for info coming soon.
For more information about the program go to www.girlsontherunrockies.org.
If you have any questions or would like to coach (we need several!),
Thomas Jefferson High School is thrilled to extend an invitation to the families at
Southmoor Elementary School for a free screening of
"Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age", a documentary on one of the biggest parenting issues of our time.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:00pm
Free and open to the public
Run time 68 minutes
Directed by Delaney Ruston, M.D.
Slavens K-8 School recently showed the film and had a tremendous response.
TJ wanted to open it up to a larger audience to share with even more people in our community.
Hope you can join us.
For more information, call TJ PTO Co-President Spring Hericks at 720-878-1352
-Safety at Southmoor
Children occasionally bump their heads. Most of the time, the injury is not severe. Big Bumps can
Occur in a very short time with minor injuries. Damage to the brain is rare. Close observation
For 24-48 hours will alert you to any serious behavior changes. Vomiting and sleepiness are
Common following head injuries.
At Home Care
- Call your doctor if you are concerned or worries about your child's condition.
- Call your doctor if any of the "Behavior Changes" noted below are seen.
- Clean skin scrapes with soap and water.
- Apply ice packs for 1 hour if swelling occurs.
- Give only clear liquids for 4-6 hours since vomiting is common after head injuries.
- Don't give any pain medication. This can mask or hide more serious problems.
- If the pain is severe enough that you think your child needs pain medication, call your doctor
Behavior Changes Indicating Possible Trouble:
- Vomiting that happens more than 2 times 24-48 hours after the injury.
- Persistent Headache( One that lasts more than 2 hours) or a severe headache.
- Unusual sleepiness.
- Unsteady walking or weakness
- Difficulty talking, or speech that doesn't make sense.
- Complaints of blurred vision or not being able to see.
- Over the next 6 months, notify your child's doctor if you notice changes in the following
- Difficulty remembering
- Trouble concentrating
- Slowed thinking
- Personality changes
Please remind your child to come to the nurse if they ever have a head injury during the school day.
Let's keep our kids safe!