From the Principal
Replacement Benefits Due to Power Outage
With the recent winter storm leaving many Vermonters without power for
various amounts of time, it is important to remember that 3SquaresVT households
may be eligible for replacement benefits if food they bought with their
benefits spoils due to loss of electricity for four hours or more.
If you hear from Vermonters in this situation, please let them know they
must request replacement benefits within 10 days of the loss, either orally
(by calling 1-800-479-6151 or visiting the local district office) or in writing
to the local district office.
More information about replacement benefits can be found here: http://vermontfoodhelp.com/more-resources/replacement-benefits. Please contact me at email@example.com with any additional questions you may have.
Mrs. Hazard’s 5/6 class took a
recent field trip to Hannafords to shop for food for an African feast they
Parking at Pick Up Time
Please be aware that as the snow
is piling up, parking at pick up time is becoming difficult. Parking is allowed on the left side from the
crosswalk back to Depot St. For those
who are parking on the right side by the gym – you MUST leave the lane wide
enough for our bus drivers to be comfortable enough to drive through. The bus drivers have been saying there have
been only inches to spare. If they don’t
dare to drive through, the cars on the right WILL be asked to move. Thank you.
Winter Christmas Concert
The time has arrived; the
concert is here! Wednesday, December
17th at 6pm, Grades K-2. Teachers will be ready to take students no
earlier than 5:45pm. Concert attire
is nice school clothes or dressier clothes.
Festive is good but please leave any headgear and jingly jewelry at
home. Please check with your child’s
teacher for specifics. (It was stated in
earlier NewsFlash editions that the Pre-K would be part of the concert. However, this is not the case; Pre-K will not
From the Nurse
The holidays are a fun time but also a time we traditionally have a lot
of food choices in front of us. There
are many experts who have great tips for enjoying this season without
overeating. Here are some tips that can
work for kids and adults from registered dietician Monica Holt, MS of Lucile
Packard Children’s Hospital in Stanford.
Eat a healthy meal prior to a party so you are
likely to avoid overindulging. Kids
often do well with a healthy snack before parties or outings to counteract the effect of
unfamiliar meal times and food choices
Put the candy bowl and sweets out of sight rather
than keeping them on the counter.
Instead try a bowl of fruit.
Keep your portion sizes small and try to eat mostly
Don’t deny yourself or your children sweets, just
include them in moderation.
Encourage your child to participate in choosing
food for his or her plate using the guidelines above.
Don’t slack off on your exercise program during the
holidays and take the kids with you whenever possible.