Jackson County Conservation & Iowa State Extension are hosting an Overnight Camp at the Hurstville Interpretive Center December 27th-28th for youth currently in grades 4th - 6th. Activities include ice fishing, snowshoeing, and more! Registration and $15 payment are due December 15th. http://5il.co/2hwh
A couple of important LEAP updates...There will be LEAP tomorrow after school (12/14) prior to the Elementary Winter Concert, which starts @ 6:30pm. If your child is not attending LEAP tomorrow, please send a note or call the office @ 563-672-3221. There will be NO LEAP after school on Thursday 12/21.
We will still have LEAP on Thursday December 14th, prior to the Elementary Winter Concert, which begins at 6:30pm. Please send a note or communicate with the office at 563-672-3221 if you do not plan on attending LEAP this Thursday.
Thanks to all the families who have filled out the December Family Habit Booster! Please be sure to fill it out online or send in the paper copy by December 15th to be entered into the drawing to win Andrew Hawk prizes. 5 lucky names will be drawn live on December 18th. https://tinyurl.com/y8uy528h
Here are our meeting notes from the December Parent Lighthouse Meeting: http://5il.co/2gmw Please join us for the next meeting on January 3rd @ 6:30. The link is also located in the Documents section of the website in the Parent Lighthouse Folder.
Please take a couple of minutes to fill out our December Family Habit Booster in the form provided below in the link. For any family that turns in a Family Habit Booster between now and December 15th (paper or electronic copy) your name will be put into a drawing to win Andrew Hawk prizes. Five lucky families will be chosen! Only one form is required per family. https://tinyurl.com/y8uy528h
There is still time to fulfill the November Habit Booster sharing what you are grateful for! You can fill it out now or we can help you fill it out at Literacy Night tomorrow night! https://goo.gl/forms/0Oi8WsMS9MEntoxf1 Thank you! School & Community Culture Team
Family Literacy Night Please join us for a fun night of storytelling with author B.J. Schwartz and his k-9 companion Max from Plumery Tails. Arrive at school on November 28th for a FREE supper from 5:30-6:15 p.m. From 6:15-7:00ish, families are invited to the gym to be entertained by B.J. Schwartz and his k-9 companion Max.
Bellevue High School is hosting a free basketball clinic on Saturdays for boys currently in grades 1st - 8th. The dates are November 25th, December 2nd,9th,16th. Times are: 3rd - 5th Grade 8:30am - 9:30am (High School Gym) 6th - 8th Grade 9:30am - 10:30am (High School Gym) 1st - 2nd Grade 9:30am - 10:30am (Multi-Purpose )
Please take a moment to complete our November Family Habit Booster. Share with us what you are thankful for! https://goo.gl/forms/VerovtUSOngmyiRr1
Reminder: Andrew CSD will have a 12:30 pm early out on Monday, November 20th & Tuesday, November 21st due to conferences. There will be no am preschool on Tuesday and there will be no LEAP activities on Monday & Tuesday. We look forward to seeing families at conferences. Your students are looking forward to sharing their learning with you!
SOS fun with puzzles!
Veterans are invited to Andrew School on Friday, November 17th from 7:40-8:00 to eat breakfast with our students. Andrew school will provide each veteran with a free breakfast compliments of the Andrew Student Lighthouse Team.
A HUGE shout out to our Andrew Families for donating 87 food items to our Free Little Pantry!! Way to go Hawks!!
Our Veterans Day assembly is tomorrow at 2:30. In honor of our veterans, please send your students to school wearing red, white, and blue!
Please join us for our Veterans Day assembly tomorrow at 2:30pm in the Main Gym.
Friday is the last day for our food drive for the Free Little Pantry. We are in need of boxed food items that will not freeze over the winter.
Dear Preschool Families, There will be no preschool on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. In order to have enough time to meet with each preschool family, I will need to use the entire day for conferences. Your preschooler and I are looking forward to sharing all of the great things we have learned :) Thank you, Ms. Jones
Parents please remind your students to check out the Lost and Found items. We have several items that students may be needing. Thank You
Andrew Families, Here are the links to our Chromebook Handbook and the digital citizenship rubric. These are also located in the Student/Parent Resources link on our website or in the documents section. Please review these with your students as these are the documents that will be followed to support students in talking about the use of technology at Andrew. http://5il.co/27xw http://5il.co/27xx
A “Free Little Pantry” is a mini food pantry where those who want and/or need supplies can go. Where: The “Free Little Pantry” is near the Andrew Little Leaders Daycare. Why: There is a local need for FREE nonperishable food items and personal care items. The “Free Little Pantry” is for anyone! Our “Free Little Pantry” is in need of nonperishable BOXED food items and personal care items that will withstand the freezing temperatures over the winter months. Please help us to stock our pantry by bringing items to school the week of November 5th to November 10th.
Please join us for a Veterans Day assembly this Friday 11/10 @ 2:30pm.
Preschool and 1st-grade bowling/target practice in gym class. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BwyrQUziz5yWSjRNdUhTUVZuclk?usp=sharing
The Andrew Middle School band and choir concert is tomorrow night at 6:30 pm. We have lots of new music and songs to share. Hope to see you there.
Remember to turn in your October Family Habit Booster: “Leadership Roles at Home” by Friday, October 27th.
Please consider donating blood tonight from 3:30pm - 6:30pm in the Main Gym! Thanks again to the Andrew Lions Club for organizing this. Reminder...Andrew School can receive $250 in grant funds if we can collect 20 units today!
Reminder...LEAP forms for Session II are due tomorrow! New programs will start on Monday, October 23rd. Here's a link to the registration form: http://5il.co/236b
Andrew Community Blood Drive: Monday, October 23rd from 3:30 pm-6:30 pm. Andrew School Gym. To donate, please contact Larry McMurray at 357-9952. Thank You!
L.E.A.P. Session II forms are being sent home today! This is the last week of Session I. New programs will begin next Monday, October 23rd! This Session we have: Mississippi River Museum, Little Chefs (ISU), 3-D Printing Club, Hip-Hop Dance at the YMCA, Craft Club, Board Games Galore, Cooking Club, and Friday Flicks! Be sure to turn in your forms no later than Friday October 20th! Here's a link to the form as well: http://5il.co/236b
Local author Kurt Wagner is coming to join our after school program on Wednesday to read his latest book, "Anthony's Happy Halloween." You can find our more about Anthony the Mouse here: https://www.anthonythemouse.com/
Check out this photo album from our Guitar Club's latest project. We purchased a Telecaster style guitar and build it from scratch. Paint, clear coat, wiring, pickup placement, bridge assembly, and more! All we need to do is add the strings next week and we are ready to rock! #iowa21cclc #AndrewLeap https://photos.app.goo.gl/BHrFhVaCfPaKdip42
Parents of Kindergarten - 5th grade students. This is a friendly reminder to send in your flu consent form if you would like your child to receive a free flu shot on Monday.
If you would like your child to receive a Free seasonal flu vaccine please return the consent form by this Friday, Oct. 13th. You must answer ALL questions, SIGN, and DATE. Vaccines will be administered Monday Oct. 16.
Andrew CSD has an opening for a Strategist I or early childhood special education teacher. Please apply at the link below or on Teach Iowa. https://www.applitrack.com/teachiowa/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=35844
Reminder...the LEAP field trip forms for K-3rd grade to Papa's Pumpkin Patch need to be returned by tomorrow. http://5il.co/20l1
This week is "Fire Prevention Week" and our Andrew Fire Department will be leading our K - 5th graders through the smoke house for training tomorrow morning, October 5th. Thank you to all of our local volunteers for their amazing work in our schools!
K-3rd Fall Field trip registration forms to Papa's Pumpkin Patch went home today! Please have them back by the end of the week! http://5il.co/20l1
Red Wheel fundraiser is due Tuesday October 3rd!
3rd Grade Farm Safety Day. Thank you Maquoketa FFA! Great to see many former Andrew students as well! https://photos.app.goo.gl/dn50tWIPzNkWJ4pv2
Join us for our September Leadership Assembly today at 1:45 pm. Families are then welcome to join their students at our Sharpen Our Saw time after the assembly. We are excited to celebrate with you today.
Don't forget all students can grab a donut with Trooper Dan tomorrow morning for breakfast! Thanks to the Andrew Lions Club for sponsoring the event and providing the free donuts!
Remember to turn in your "family mission statements" by Friday, September 29.
Trooper Dan is coming to Andrew Wednesay morning and the Andrew Lions club is providing complimentary donuts for the entire school!
It's not too late to order! Web store closes at midnight tonight! http://www.adcraftwebstore.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=4472
Reminder… Parent youth basketball meeting is tomorrow night at 5:15 PM.
Andrew apparel web store will close tomorrow at midnight! Order now here: http://www.adcraftwebstore.com/mobile/category.aspx?id=4472
Vertical Jump field trip tomorrow for 4th-8th graders...The bus leaves Andrew at 11:30am. Jump time is 12:30-2pm. We will return for pickup at 3pm. Looking forward to an awesome day!
A reminder that students do not have school on Monday, September 25th. See everyone on Tuesday.
Our Andrew yard signs are now for sale for $10 each. They are available to purchase in the office and we will send a form home also. Proceeds will go to our Student Lighthouse Fund for field trips, fine arts materials and any other programmig that benefits all students! Thank you for supporting all of our students at Andrew! Go Hawks!
Be sure to order your Andrew gear today! Help spread the word! http://adcraftwebstores.com/andrewhawksfall2017/
Picture Day is tomorrow Thursday September 21 Bring those smiles!!
Order your Andrew gear today! Webstore closes on 9/25! http://www.adcraftwebstore.com/mobile/category.aspx?id=4472
Youth Basketball season is right around the corner, so Andrew CSD will be hosting a Parent Information meeting on Monday September 25th at 5:15pm. If you are interested in getting your youngster connected with area youth opportunities, or organizing your own team, or scheduling the school's facilities for practice please consider attending.
Picture Day is Thursday September 21. Bring your smiles!
Order your new Andrew Apparel! Our online store is live now until next Monday, 9/25. All orders will ship directly to the customer: http://www.adcraftwebstore.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=4472
4th - 8th students going on the Vertical Jump field trip need to have the e-waiver filled out online prior to attending. Here's the link: https://verticaldubuque.pfestore.com/waiver/
Be sure to follow along with all of our after school adventures! Here's a link to this years LEAP photo album: https://goo.gl/photos/4PWKAmcATGacqF3M6
Mark you calendar's for Andrew's 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Pie Bake-Off and Silent Auction on Sunday September 24th. The event is hosted by the Andrew Lions Club and will be from 11:30am - 2pm at the Andrew City Park Pavilion. http://5il.co/1wo2
Andrew Residents....please remember to stop by Andrew City Hall today between 12-8 pm to cast your vote for school board elections.
Andrew School Board elections are today at Andrew City Hall from 12pm - 8pm. Seats: 3 Candidates: Tony Portz, Christina Moore, Courtney Veach, Jessica Geerts, Scott Gerardy Andrew City Hall, 11 E. Benton St
Monday September 11th is Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. We would like students to wear red, white, and blue on Monday to honor this day. Thank You!
Andrew Community School District has an opening for an early childhood special education position or a Strategist I to co-teach in preschool and also work with students in kindergarten and first grade with special needs. Please apply through the link below on Teach Iowa. https://www.applitrack.com/teachiowa/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=33798
A round of comparing whole numbers with human numbers in 4th grade today!
Color Run and Iowa/Iowa St. Day Tomorrow: Our students will celebrate college football tomorrow with our annual Iowa vs. Iowa St. Day. Students will sit at themed tables for lunch and then participate in games in the afternoon. Our "Color Run" will begin at 1:45 at the baseball fields. Please have your child wear a white t-shirt to change into. They will come home very colorful. Rember your pledge sheets, our donations will go towards additional books for the book room and library.
Attention all boys in 1st-5th grade! Cub Scout Pack #238 in Maquoketa is having a sign up night Thursday September 14th at 6pm at the Citadel in Horseshoe Pond. $12 Registration fee will be collected at the event. Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-249-4251 Sign up sheet: http://5il.co/1uzq
Our students are working on projects in our maker space room. Currently we would appreciate any donations for the following items: wood (1-2 foot scraps from 1X6 or plywood), foam beads (similar to fill from a bean bag chair), memory foam, glue (4-5 bottles needed), strong disc magnets, wool/felt cloth (tan and black specifically), cotton balls, plastic tubing, styrofoam balls, flat foam, balloons. Thank You!
Parent Lighthouse Meeting: Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30. Please join us as we work together to plan projects and events to support our students. All families and community members welcome.
Maquoketa Kiwanis are hosting a Football Skills Challenge on 9/21 from 7pm-8pm @ Goodenow Field. Boys and Girls ages 6-15 can participate. Here's a link to the sign up sheet: http://5il.co/1u8s
School begins tomorrow, Wednesday, August 23rd. Students can arrive at 7:40 am for breakfast and class begins at 8:00. Your student can attend our before school program beginning at 7:00 am. Please walk your student to the computer lab if they are attending the before school program. There is no after school program tomorrow.
Excited to welcome the students back for another great year at Andrew Community School!
Join us for "Unpack the Backpack" tonight from 5:30-7:00 pm. Students will be able to meet their teachers, get a free book, participate in fun games and have a free meal. Look forward to seeing everyone then!
Haven't enrolled yet in L.E.A.P.? Find out why everyone loves our groundbreaking after school program! http://andrewcsdia.apptegy.us/o/andrew-csd/page/meet-l-e-a-p
Our 'I AM' wall that was created during Leadership Day. Students and community members used one word to describe themselves. It is beautiful! Thank You to everyone who contributed to this art work!
Learn more about the Andrew Community School Library on their Google site here: https://sites.google.com/a/andrew.k12.ia.us/andrew-community-school-library/
Andrew students participated in a track and field event today in Maquoketa. Way to go Andrew Hawks, you were all amazing leaders!