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art & academic ART & ACADEMIC FAIR!     

      Scandia Elementary IB World School's annual Art & Academic Fair is scheduled for Friday, February 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Sponsored by the Scandia PTO, the Art & Academic Fair is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their inquiry into science, art, history, technology or creative writing. Activities include a display of projects, Book Fair, Cookie Decorating Station, Star Lab and visiting guest presenters! Click here for a schedule of this exciting event. We look forward to seeing you on February 24!
 

conferences  CONFERENCES COMING

     Scandia Elementary IB World School will be holding our parent teachers conferences on  Tuesday, February 28, and Thursday, March 2, in the evening and during the day on Friday, March 3. Families should have received the time of your student's conference last week. If you have a conflict, please contact your child's teacher directly as soon as possible to make any changes. Our specialists go between buildings and their schedule varies as to which day they will be at the Scandia conferences. Please contact them directly as well if you want a specific conference. We look forward to seeing you!
 
  
Kindergarten  Kindergarten Registration materials for the 2017-2018 school year are available! Click here for information and to download the kindergarten packet. 
 

inventors   FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS ARE INVENTORS

     The fifth grade students at Scandia Elementary IB World School have been studying the world of simple machines. As a culminating activity the students utiized everyday materials to invent a simple machine. The students worked in pairs and started with a problem and determined how a simple machine could help solve that problem. The inventions were on display for their families on Thursday, February 16. 
 

lightbulb THIRD GRADERS: BE SAFE WITH ELECTRICITY

     Connexus Energy came out to Scandia Elementary on February 16 to talk to our third graders about being safe around electricity. The speaker had many daily examples of how electricity helps us, but also what to do to be safe when working with electricity. This activity is a part of the students' IB unit, "How the World Works: Light and Sound Impact our Lives."
 

yearbook  ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE

New this year - Online ordering is available for the Scandia Elementary IB World School yearbook for 2016-2017! Click on this link to access the ordering website. Order forms will be coming home with students this week as well. Please call the office at 651-982-3300 if you have any questions.
 

preschool PRESCHOOL OPTION AT SCANDIA ELEMENTARY!

     The Early Childhood Program is an integral part of Forest Lake Area Schools. We work together to assure that children transition smoothly into kindergarten. Our high quality preschool classes focus on each child's social, physical and pre-academic development. We use a play-based curriculum allowing children to learn through exploration and discovery. Children develop independence and the necessary skills for future success. Children will learn age appropriate math, writing, music, art, language and science while making friends and experimenting with their growing independence. Curriculum outcomes and objectives are aligned with the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress. Classes are taught by professional and dedicated staff who have experience working with children birth to age five.
      Scandia Elementary IB World School is offering Full Day Child Only Preschool on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:15-3:30. Transportation will be offered to students who are on a current bus route. 

 
PTO MEETING
Join us for the March PTO meeting on March 21 at 6:30 in the Media Center. Agenda items include the PTO Carnival. Please come and see what an energetic and supportive group we have here at Scandia. We hope to see you there! 
 
 

BOX TOPS   BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

     Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Last year, we earned $693.00 for Scandia Elementary IB World School and used the funds for playground supplies for recess and to support student activities such as Word Masters and Continental Math League.
   This school year, our goal is to earn $1,000, and we are halfway there! We will continue to collect Box Tops all year, and if we reach our goal, the PTO will host an ice cream social at the end of the school year as a thank you to our students!
   Thanks for sending your Box Tops to school, and keep clipping!!
 

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 24, 2017.
 
CARNIVAL
 
The Scandia PTO sponsors a school carnival filled with games, raffles, food and fun! The carnival will be held on Friday, March 24, 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. 

SENN

   SCANDIA ELEMENTARY NEWS NETWORK

SENN  
 Scandia Elementary News Network (SENN) is a weekly news show designed and operated by our sixth graders. Throughout the school year all sixth graders who want to will have the opportunity to work at SENN at various positions, such as news anchors, camera, and director. This year we are using "green screen" technology and are able to save each broadcast. Thank you to our technology integration specialist, Billee-Jo Martin, for helping our students learn about this new technology.
 
Click on the links below to view our broadcasts!
 
Nov. 23 broadcast with Turkey story!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCK8IuAx694
Dec. 7 broadcast       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBB8764LIKU     
Jan. 4 broadcast        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rNuFkiEjkk 
Feb. 8 broadcast       https://youtu.be/whPYifdxP-0 
Feb. 15 broadcast     https://youtu.be/QwPRQB3DM54 
 
 

Contact Us

Contact Us

 Attendance Line:
651-982-3349
 
Main Office:
651-982-3300
 
Fax:
651-982-3349
 
Principal
651-982-3301 
 
Cafeteria
651-982-3310 
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