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Monthly Letter to Parents

With the end of the year fast approaching, I want to inform you of some activities that have taken place at 1-R and will be happening in the future.

Quiz Bowl had another successful year. The 1-R teams finished as champions and runners-up at the district-wide competition at St. Libory. Team 1 defeated St. Libory to win the competition. Members were Dalton Quandt, Ross Otto, Aryanna Warner, Zoe Stokely, Grady Griess and Blake Byerly. Runners-up on Team 2 were Caleb Jacobsen, JoAnne Ward, Jacque Johnson, McKenna Watson, Landon Zentz and Brennan Semm. In addition, Caleb Jacobsen and Dalton Quandt represented 1-R on the Northwest Middle School Quiz Bowl competition in Kearney on March 11. We congratulate Mrs. Eirick and both of our teams on an outstanding season!

Math Counts was held in Kearney on February 14. 1-R had the following students participate: Ryan Zimmerman, Caleb Jacobsen, JoAnne Ward, Merriah Bockmann, Dalton Quandt, Caitlyn Shafer, Blake Byerly, Grady Griess, Colin Quandt and Landon Zentz. 1-R finished in 10th place out of 23 teams. Congratulations to Mrs. Byerly and these exemplary representatives of 1-R school!

PTO is planning a spring fundraiser. More information will be sent home with the students.

Kindergarten Registration will be on Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. If you have a kindergartner-to-be, please contact the office as soon as possible if you have not already done so.

Spring Concerts are listed below. Both concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the 1-R gymnasium.
• Grades K-4: Thursday, April 10
• Grades 5-8: Thursday, April 24

Summer Library Kickoff is Tuesday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Come see what theme Mrs. Marble has this year! The library will be open every Tuesday through July 29 from 9 a.m. to noon to give your children an opportunity to work on their reading skills.

Dates to Remember
• April 18-21 No School
• April 28 Noon Dismissal (Teachers will attend a district-wide inservice at Northwest.)
• May 21 Last Day of School for all students (awards in the morning; students dismissed at noon)
• June 3 Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year, 10-8 p.m. (incoming K-8 students)
• June 17 Summer School begins (June 17-20 and June 24-27)

Thank you for continuing to make our school year a success!
















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