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WEEKLY EBLAST

2.2.2018
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THIRD QUARTER WELLNESS WEEK!
February 5 - February 9, 2018

Wellness Week is a week-long focus for the entire Horizon Honors  Elementary Community to participate in and develop a better understanding about the importance of fitness, physical activity and healthy eating. 
Throughout the week classroom teachers will be taking part in fitness breaks to improve academic focus through movement.  

Our theme this quarter is “Being Heart Smart!”

Wednesday, February 7 is EAT WELL WEDNESDAY.  On this day, students, teacher and parents are encouraged to pack a healthy lunch. 

Friday, February 9 is GET FIT FRIDAY.  Horizon Honors Elementary students and teachers will participate in a community Fun Run Activities during Health and Physical Education Class on the East Field. Kindergarten will participate from 2:20 pm to 2:50 pm.  Students are encouraged to wear athletic gear on Get Fit Friday. Parents and families are welcome to join us.  Please check in at the Elementary Office.
Please contact your student’s health and physical education teacher with question.

Thank you!


FUN RUN NEXT FRIDAY!
Get Ready to RUN.docx


JOIN TEAM NO PLACE FOR CANCER FOR RELAY FOR LIFE!

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Hello everyone! Relay for Life is rolling around and we need your support. Relay For Life is an event to fundraise and support people battling or that could not fight cancer on March 9th. This is an event for your whole family and a time to honor cancer survivors and family members lost to cancer.

We are inviting you to join us walking to help save lives from cancer, at Horizon Honors Relay For Life event and become part of team No Place For Cancer. Relay participants are determined to help the American Cancer Society fight all stages of all cancers, in all communities.

American Cancer Society Relay For Life events bring communities together, where teams take turns walking or running around a track or path. Symbolizing that no one should face cancer alone, we take turns or walk together to show our passion for seeing the end of cancer in our lifetime.


Show kindness and help fight the cure. If you donate to the  American Cancer Society or walk for the cure your saving lives. If this was your loved one who had cancer you would want people to donate to them so they can survive. So please show kindness and join Relay for Life and our team.

Will you join and walk with us? If you can’t join us and walk, then please donate and help us reach our team goal of $1,000!  Learn more or register using the link below. How you can register is simple. All you have to do is click on the link and select “Join Our Team”, then click under “Login With Your Social Account” click “Google”. Then type in your password and your in.

Thank you,
Elementary Student Council


Click here to view the TEAM page for No Place for Cancer


MEDIA CENTER NEWS
Dont' miss your chance to pre-order The Tiniest Tumbleweed.  The  1st & 2nd grade students will have a special Author visit Friday, February 16th during their specials from 10:50 a.m. - 12 p.m.!  Kathy Peach, author of The Tiniest Tumbleweed.  If you would like to order a Personalized, Autographed copy of this special paperback book for $10, please see the order form.  Cash or Checks only made payable to "Reading with Peaches, LLC".   All money will be collected in the front office by Feb. 12th for the author.  Please contact Mindy Duet with any questions.

Students K through 4th grade have started reading the nominees for Grand Canyon Reader Award!  See the complete list of nominees.  Ask your student which was their favorite!  We will be reading 2 per week and voting for our favorite, Battle of the Books style!


TEXTS DURING EMERGENCIES
During an emergency situation, Horizon Honors will communicate the following ways:
  • email to parent and guardian emails addresses on file
  • automated phone call to parent and guardian phone numbers on file
  • text message to parent and guardian cell phones on file
In order to receive text messages, you must OPT IN. We will only use text messages in the event of an emergency. To receive emergency text messages, please send a message of YES to 67587. 


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HORIZON HONORS SECONDARY SCHOOL NEWS
Interested in Horizon Honors Secondary School news? Check out their e-blasts!

FEBRUARY AT A GLANCE
February 2

February 5-9
Wellness Week

February 7
Grades 5-6 Field Trip

February 8
Camp Conundrum Chaperones Meeting

February 9
Get Fit Friday

February 9
Grades 5-6 Lego & Game Night


February 12-16
Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 12
Grades 5-6 Spring Athletics Tryouts Begin

February 16

February 19
Presidents Day (NO SCHOOL)

February 20-21
Grades 5-6 Camp A

February 22-23
Grades 5-6 Camp B

February 23
Lunch Orders Due

February 26
School Improvement Team Meeting

For a full list of Elementary School activities, check out the Events Calendar.
Horizon Honors Elementary School
16233 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85048
480-659-3000
www.horizonhonorselementary.org
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