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wild walk logo     WILD WALK IS COMING!
 
Mark your calendars for Friday, October 7, this year's WILD WALK day!  Remember to turn in your Wild Walk pledge envelope by Friday, September 23.
 
WILD WALK WEEK
Tuesday, Oct. 4 - Team Day: Wear your favorite team colors or jersey
Wedneday, Oct. 5 - Pajama Day: Wear your p.j.'s to school
Thursday, Oct. 6 - Crazy Hair Day: Make your hair as crazy as you want
Friday, Oct. 7 - Wild Walk Shirt Day: Wear your past or present Wild Walk shirt 
 
The WILD WALK schedule on Friday, October 7 is as follows:   
 
                               9:30 am   Duncan                              1:30 pm   Pooch
                               9:45 am   Klausen/Lutz                     1:45 pm   Myre
                              10:00 am  Frericks                              2:00 pm   Strehlow
                              10:15 am  George                               2:15 pm   Hoganson
                              10:30 am  Peterson                             2:45 pm   Hjelmgren
                              10:45 am  McArdle
                              11:00 am  Mancini
                              11:15 am  Stegmeir
If you would like to volunteer, please http://scandia.my-pto.org. We hope you are able to join us! 
 
 
 teacher website   TEACHER'S WEB SITES
Many of our classroom teachers have classroom web sites. If you want to access a teacher's web site, you need to click on the "Staff Directory" in the left hand column of this page. Once you are on the Staff Directory page, you will see the teachers listed alphabetically and if they have a website, you will see the words, "view website." Just click on that and you can see their web site.
 
PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY
Lifetouch will be at Scandia Elementary on Friday, October 14, to photograph students who were unable to have their picture taken at Open House, or if families would like re-takes. More information will be sent home with students at the end of September. 
 
PTO Meeting PTO MEETING
Scandia PTO's October meeting will be held on October 11, at 6:30 pm in our media center. Please come and see what an energetic and supportive group we have here at Scandia. We hope to see you there!
 
COMMUNITY ED "DIGITAL BACKPACKS" 
 
The school district's Digital Backpack has information from area non-profit groups who sponsor opportunities for youth.
 
Julie 
Julie Greiman, Principal
Scandia Elementary IB World School 
14351 Scandia Trail N
Scandia, MN  55073
651.982.3300
 
 
 "Intelligence plus character--this is the goal of true education."
Martin Luther King Jr. 

Mission

 SCANDIA ELEMENTARY MISSION STATEMENT
 
The mission of Scandia Elementary School is to meet the needs of our learning community by:
  • Maintaining concern and respect for others and self
  • Fostering diverse ideas and creative thinking
  • Developing skills and understanding for living and working in a complex, changing society
  • Modeling a positive attitude toward learning
  • Staff commitment to quality instruction
  • Encouraging parent and community involvement 
SCANDIA ELEMENTARY IB WORLD SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
 
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. 
 
SCANDIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VISION STATEMENT 
 
All Scandia students will be equipped academically and socially for further learning. 

IB News

    SCANDIA ELEMENTARY IB WORLD SCHOOL
 
 Scandia Elementary IB World School!
 
 Scandia Elementary was authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School in January 2015. To learn more about the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program please click on the link below.
 
 

Events

OPEN HOUSE
 
 Scandia's Open House will be held on Wednesday, August 31st, from 5:00-6:30 pm. Students will have the opportunity to get their fall school picture taken between 5:00-7:00 pm. Classrooms will be open so you can meet your teacher from 5:00-6:30 pm. The Forest Lake Food Service and Scandia-Marine Lions sponsor a light supper for families.
 
BREAKFAST TOGETHER
 
Each month a different grade level is invited to come and have breakfast together from 8:30-9:05 in our cafeteria. Invitations are sent home prior to the event.
 
WILD WALK
 
Scandia Elementary's Wild Walk is on October 7, 2016. Families and neighbors sponsor students to participate in physical fitness games during the day. This is our PTO's primary fundraiser for the school year.
 
CONFERENCES
 
Fall Conferences are October 17-19. Spring Conferences are February 28, March 2 & 3.
 
DALA GALA
 
Sponsored by the Scandia PTO, the Dala Gala social event is for adults to support Scandia Elementary IB World School and to celebrate our success as an International Baccalaureate World School. This year's Dala Gala is on Friday, January 27, 2017.
 
ART & ACADEMIC FAIR
 
The Art & Academic Fair is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their inquiry into science, art, history, technology and creative writing. It is held on February 17, 2017.
 
CARNIVAL
 
The Scandia PTO sponsors a school carnival filled with games, raffles, food and fun! The carnival will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017.
 
ACADEMIC AWARD CEREMONY
 
Student academic excellence and sixth grade graduation are part of this yearly event. The program will be held on June 7, 2017.
 
TALENT SHOW
 
"Scandia's Got Talent" our annual school talent show will be on June 8, 2017. 
Calendar of Events
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