Tuesday, April 26 , 2016

Tuesday, April 26 ,2016


Student Announcements   

Books and Bingo tonight, 6:00 – 7:00 PM


BBQ pork hoagie

Fresh broccoli

Apple chips

Mixed fruit

100% fruit juice




Lunch Workers for April 25th-29th: Emily Mitchell, Nick Ambrosiani, Tyler Croom, Alexi Walker





Seward Elementary is looking for a representative for Seward Schools Site-Based Council! If you are the parent of a Seward El student and are interested, please stop by our office for a filing form! Elections will be held via e-mail ballots May 6th-12th.


Title 1 Pre-K assessments are TODAY, Tuesday, April 26th.  If you have a child who will be four years old by September 1st, and are interested in our great pre-school program, please fill out a registration form and make an appointment. Call 224-3356 for any questions.


Kindergarten roundup is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27th.  If your child will be five years old by September 1st, please attend one of the two sessions offered, 5:30-6:30, or 6:30-7:30.  Please bring in your child’s shot records, birth certificate and any questions you might have. Optional to bring your child but, if you do, please have them dress for outside play. 





***SCHOOL STORE!!  FRIDAYS  South Wing  12:30 until 12:55


Parents!  To check balance remaining on your child’s food service account:

Log into Powerschool

Click on lunch and fees

Click on Lunch planner



WORD OF THE DAY: indolent adj. Definition: 1. having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful. 2. inactive or relatively benign: indolent ulcer. Example: The indolent man drove his car down the driveway to pick up the mail. Synonyms: lazy


INTERESTING FACT: Dindim the penguin has an unwavering loyalty to the Brazilian man who found him covered in oil and saved him, and now the animal travels 5,000 miles every year to see his savior. Joao Pereira de Souza, a 71-year-old retired bricklayer, discovered the South American Magellanic penguin starving and covered in oil in 2011, the Daily Mail reported. The man reportedly spent a week cleaning the bird’s feathers and nursing him back to health. Dindim, as de Souza named the animal, wouldn’t leave when de Souza tried to release him back into the wild and ended up staying with the man for 11 months before disappearing, Metro reported. Dindim returned a few months later, though, and followed de Souza home from the beach. The penguin now spends eight months a year with his rescuer and the rest of the time breeding off the coast of Argentina and Chile.

“I love the penguin like it’s my own child and I believe the penguin loves me,” de Souza told Brazilian television station TV Globo, according to the Daily Mail. “No one else is allowed to touch him. He pecks them if they do. He lays on my lap, lets me give him showers, allows me to feed him sardines and to pick him up.” “I have never seen anything like this before. I think the penguin believes Joao is part of his family and probably a penguin as well. When he sees him he wags his tail like a dog and honks with delight,” biologist Joao Paulo Krajewski told The Independent. The Wall Street Journal posted a video report on the unlikely friendship on YouTube in October. The post has been viewed more than 3.7 million times since then. Breaking News at Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/dindim-penguin-travels-man/2016/03/11/id/718644/#ixzz46rQyAult


TYC/parks & rec NEWS

Challenger British Soccer Camp

On-line Registration is now available for the British Soccer Camp, to be held June 20 – 24th.  FREE Jersey if registered by 5/6!  www.challengersports.com;dleeming@challengersports.com or call Rob at 224-4054 or email rperea@cityofseward.net


Terry’s Tires Bike Rodeo!!

WANTED! Kids ALWAYS to wear helmets Terry’s Tires Bike Safety RodeoFeaturing Shoreside Petroleum’s “Helmet Junction”Saturday, May 14th; 10am to High Noon at City Hall. Bike Inspections, Bike Education, Shoreside’s Helmet Junction,  Barrel Racing, Obstacle Course,Pump It Up ! Prizes and the SPD Chuckwagon! T-shirts to the first 75 participants.


Super Saturday Cleanup Sat, May 14th

Pick up bags at Sports and Rec from 10 am to 4 pm. We need your help to clean up the town!Join the annual community litter and trash clean-up day!Prizes for those who collect the most trash!Hotdog feed and awards ceremonybeginning at 6 pm at Branson Pavilion. For more information call SPRD @ 224-4011

Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Run                                                                                           

Seward Parks & Recreation is proud to bring you our 34th annual Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Race. The Exit Glacier Race is open to all ages and ability levels. The race consists of a 5K or 10K run on paved road with a gradual decline. Sign the whole family up for this popular Seward event!  Following the race, treat your team to a delicious lunch at the Resurrection Roadhouse and join us for the awards ceremony around 11:30 am. Register early to save money! See you at the starting line! For more info call Robert Perea at 224-4054, email reperea@cityofseward.net or Melanie Hauze at 224-4011, email mhauze@cityofseward.net


Roller Skating at the AVTEC Gym

All ages are welcome to join us every Friday night from 5:30 – 7pm and Saturdays 2 to 3:30pm only $2 per person.


Teen & Youth Center

TYC Summer Day Camp & Adventure Camp Registration is now open! Visit our website at www.cityofseward.us and download a registration form or stop by the TYC to register today. Questions? Contact Josie Mclain at 224-5472 or jmclain@cityofseward.net


TYC ASP- A recreation based After School Program that focuses on activities that promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of the elementary aged kids who attend. Crafts, computer, cooking, music, dancing, sports, playgrounds and outdoor play are all a part of our week. We assist kids in completing homework Monday – Thursday. Snack Shack is available as well. Check out our program calendar for the month of March.



April 26   Title 1 Pre-school screening, call the office for an application and to schedule a time

April 26   Books and Bingo, 6-7 PM

April 26   PTA Meeting, 6:30, Middle School

April 27   Scrap Art Concert, HS @ 10:30

April 27   Kinder Round-up, Session 1 at 5:30, Session 2 at 6:30.

April 28   Scrap Art Community Concert, high school 7PM

May 4      Early Release, students out at 1:30

May 6-12 Site-Based Council e-mail elections

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