Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Community Financial Fun Day - This Saturday - Open to All --- Dia de Divercion Financiera de la Comunidad - Este Sábado - Para todos

Saturday, February 24, from 11 am to 2 pm
at Sacajawea Elementary School in Caldwell - 1710 N Illinois Ave

  • Ask questions and gather resources
  • Activities for youth and teens
  • Refreshments
  • Door prizes

This is a great event for all ages, including elementary, middle, and high school and college students, family, friends, and neighbors.

There will be great financial information available at this “open house” event as well as some fun activities for the children in attendance


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Sábado, 24 de febrero, de 11 am a 2 pm
En la escuela Sacajawea en Caldwell - 1710 N Illinois Ave

  • Hacer preguntas y juntar recursos
  • Actividades para los jóvenes y adolescentes
  • Refrescos
  • Premios 

Este es un gran evento para todas las edades, incluyendo estudiantes de la primaria, secundaria, colegio, familias, y vecinos.

Habrá mucha informacion financiera disponible en este evento de “open house” y también algunas actividades para los niños que vengan. 

Monday, February 19, 2018

Metacognition - Thinking About Thinking - Character Trait

Metacognition is our character trait for the next couple weeks.  We know that certain character traits help us be successful in school and in life beyond school.

This trait can be kind of a stealthy one because it can be invisible, happening silently inside our heads. 

Metacognition means thinking about our thinking or thinking about our learning process. 

We will be looking for students who are thinking about their thinking and about how they are learning.  That means they are planning and reflecting about their learning.  They are organizing their ideas.  When they get stuck in the Learning Pit they look for strategies to figure things out and to solve their problems.
  • When you are planning a strategy... that is metacognition. 
  • When you are learning something new and you connect it to what you already know, you say, "Oh, that is like_________"... that is Metacognition.
  • When you are reading a difficult passage and realize you don't really understand, you might stop and read it again... That is metacognition.
  • When you ask questions to clarify your understanding...that is metacognition.
  • When you draw a quick sketch to make sure you understand a math problem...that is metacognition.


Those are all things that great learners do!

Try to be purposeful this week about your metacognitive strategies.  Look at yourself and how you are thinking and learning. I'll bet you'll notice some of your friends also showing their own metacognition.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Sacajawea's First Grade Music Program


 On February 12th, Sacajawea Elementary’s first grade students performed their annual music program.  Since it was on Valentine’s Day week, the theme was songs of love.  The students performed several songs with hand motions and one included sign language.  They sounded wonderful and they made their parents and teachers quite proud!





Thursday, February 15, 2018

Clases de Ingles en Sacajawea / English Classes at Sacajawea

La Escuela Sacajawea estará ofreciendo "Talk Time en inglés" para nuestras familias del Distrito Escolar de Caldwell.

Clases serán cada martes y jueves, comenzando este martes, 20 de febrero a las 7:00 p.m a 8:00 p.m.

Talk Time permitirá a los participantes de practicar inglés en un ambiente cómodo. Cuidado de nino estará disponible para padres.

Para más información contacte
Hortensia Hernandez
208-455-3333 ext 1439
hhernandez@caldwellschools.org

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Sacajawea Elementary will be hosting "Talk Time in English" for our Caldwell School District families.

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning this Tuesday, February 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Talk Time will allow participants to practice English in a comfortable setting.

Childcare will be available to families.

For more information please contact
Hortensia Hernandez
hhernandez@caldwellschools.org
208-455-3333 ext 1439

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sacajawea's Student Council Creates a Buddy Bench to Promote Kindness!

Sacajawea's Student Council is doing their part to promote International Friendship Week, February 11th- 17th. Student Council members have taken an old existing bench on the playgorund and given it a facelift with a purpose! The motto of the bench is "Be a leader by being a buddy and plant the seeds of kindness!". The bench encourages students to be a buddy to those who do not have a friend to play with during recess. The bench can be utilized a few different ways. Students can sit and wait on the bench for a friend to ask them to play, then go with that friend who offers. Two students sitting at the bench can turn to one another and invite each other to play. Playground friends who are not on the Buddy Bench, can look around from time to time, to see if they can invite someone on the bench to play. The Buddy Bench is a purposeful addition to Sacajawea that can unite students and grow friendship circles with a powerful message. "Be a leader by being a buddy and plant the seeds of kindness!"





Thursday, February 8, 2018

Sacajawea Community School presents Resources at Your Fingertips! Escuela para la Comunidad “Sacajawea” presenta los recursos a su alcance!

We invite all of our families to take time during the week of parent teacher conferences to join us Thursday, February 15th from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m to connect with a number of community organizations. There will be information from the YMCA, University of Idaho 4H Extension Center, and Caldwell Parks and Rec. Delta Dental and Terry Reilly Health Services will be providing screenings,There will also be information on what is happening at Sacajawea. 

We know that not everyone’s conference will be during the time of the event, that is why we encourage everyone to take the time to come back and take advantage of these services. For those of you whose conference falls between these times, give yourself a few minutes before or after to visit with our community partners. 
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Invitamos a todas las familias a tomar tiempo durante la semana de conferencias de padres y maestros a unirse a nosotros el Jueves, 15 de febrero a partir de las 4:00 pm a 8:00 pm a conectar con una serie de organizaciones de la comunidad. Habrá información de la YMCA, Universidad de Idaho Centro de Extensión 4H, y Caldwell Parks and Rec. Delta Dental y Terry Reilly Servicios de Salud estarán ofreciendo exámenes médicos y dentales, También habrá información sobre lo que está sucediendo en Sacajawea.

Sabemos que no todas las conferencias de nuestras familias serán durante el horario del evento, es por eso que les pedimos a todos que nos acompañen y tomen el tiempo para regresar y tomar ventaja de estos servicios. Para aquellos de ustedes cuya conferencia se sitúa entre estos tiempos, dese unos minutos antes o después para visitar a nuestros organisaciones de la comunidad.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

WICAP Head Start Pre-School

Here is information for a Free Pre-School!  The enrollment dates are included in the flyer.


A Guide: I Need To Stay Home If.... / Una Guía: Necesito Quedarme En Casa Si...

Here are some guidelines from the CSD Health staff. At this time of year, many people in our community are sick and it is important for us to understand when to stay home to prevent spreading too many germs.
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Aquí hay unas guias del equipo de salud en el Distrito Escolar de Caldwell (CSD). En este punto del año, mucha gente en la comunidad esta enferma.  Es importante entender cuándo es mejor quedarse en la casa para no propagar las enfermedades. 




Monday, February 5, 2018

Order a School Shirt

Sacajawea School Shirts



Order Yours TODAY!
Orders Due by February 16th

*Order forms were sent out and can also be picked up in the office*

If you would like to see the styles and colors choices available click this link:

Shirt styles and colors

Any questions you may email Amy Cataline acataline@caldwellschools.org 
or call the school at 455-3333

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Self-Awareness - Know Yourself

For the next couple of weeks we will be focusing on the character trait of self-awareness.  Parents, you can help your kids talk about this character trait. This is the message I will share with students.  - Mr. Webster

Like other important character traits, self-awareness helps us be successful in school and in life. 

Self-awareness is like a mirror in which you see your own strengths and weaknesses.  You know your passions, your likes, and dislikes.  You are able to see how you affect others around you.

All of us have strengths.  None of us is perfect.  To be your best, you need to know what you are best at and be able to work around the things that you are not so good at. Those are also specific areas you can work hard on improving. 

I have some strengths, but I also know that I have a couple weaknesses.  One of those is that I get nervous and forget things in front of big groups of people.  Because I know this about myself, I’m careful to write things down that I want to be sure not to forget.  Like some of you, one of my other weaknesses is that I can easily get distracted when I should be getting work done.  I take steps to work around this weakness.  I make lists of what I need to do and I set time goals to get them done (yes, I use a timer).  Sometimes I hide to get work done where there are no distractions.  Sometimes I stand up to work, as that helps me focus if I can stand up and move a little. 

That is self-awareness.  Get to know yourself.  Like me, I’ll bet you’re not perfect.  However, I’ll bet you’ll find out you really like who you are. 

Knowing yourself helps you to be your best.