Principal's Newsletter -- April 27, 2017
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Friday, April 28, 2017

Good Evening Nolan Families - We wanted to take a moment to share some information related to upcoming May events.  Our TN Ready TCAP testing for students in grades 3-5 will continue tomorrow with students completing the final reading portion and will then conclude next week with students taking the social studies field test portion on Wednesday, May 3 and the science portion on Thursday, May 4.  Any make-up testing will take place throughout the week with the testing window ending on Friday, May 5. End-of-year reading and math benchmark testing will be taking place during regular related arts computer lab times for students in grades K-2 beginning on Monday, May 1 and continuing through Friday, May 12.  Students in grades 3-5 will also complete end-of-year benchmark testing that will also take place during regular related arts computer lab times beginning on Tuesday, May 8 and continuing through Friday, May 19.  The final PTA Box Tops submission week will take place from Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5 and several of our Nolan students will be participating in the Science Olympiad competition taking place at Chattanooga State on Tuesday, May 9.  The annual Nolan vs. Thrasher chess tournament will also take place on Tuesday, May 9 beginning at 4:00 at the Town Hall and we will have our final character assembly of the year on Thursday, May 11 beginning at 9:15.  Several of our students will be competing in the annual Hamilton County Track and Field Meet that will take place on Friday, May 12 at Red Bank High School and our 2nd grade students will be participating in an enrichment activity with Coleen Laliberte on Monday, May 15.  Our Kindergarten students will be going on a field trip to the Nature Center on Wednesday, May 17 and our 5th grade students will also be going on a field trip to the Huntsville Space Center on that same day as well.  Our 1st grade students will be going on a field trip to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum on Thursday, May 18 and our 4th grade field day will take place on that day as well.  Our 1st grade field day will take place on Friday, May 19 and our 5th grade field day will take place on that same day as well.  Our 2nd grade field day will take place on Monday, May 22and our 3rd grade field day will take place on Tuesday, May 23.  Our 5th grade promotion ceremony will take place on the evening of Tuesday, May 23 in the SMMHS gym beginning at 6:00 and our Kindergarten Beach Day will take place on Wednesday, May 24. Report cards will go home with students on Wednesday, May 24 and the last day of school will be a half day on Thursday, May 25 with early dismissal beginning at 12:15.  Finally, Friday, May 26 is designated as an additional report card pick-up day with any remaining report cards being available for pick-up from 8:30 until 10:30.  Please note that buses will not be running on this day.  In closing, we want to thank everyone for your support throughout the year as we look forward to all of the wonderful activities taking place in May!

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