Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29 ,2016

Student Announcements   


Sweet n’ sour chicken w/ rice

Steamed broccoli

Carrots w/ ranch

100% fruit juice



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





The Seward Arts Council is offering scholarships for those perusing arts over the summer

In the past, kids have used the scholarship to help pay  for private music lessons, dance class, bluegrass camp, summer arts camps, etc.  Deadline is Friday, May 6th.

Pick up you application in the school office.


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.




***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: reflectiveadj. Definition: given to or marked by meditation; thoughtful Example: The tragic news put everyone in a reflective mood. Synonyms: thoughtful, meditative


INTERESTING FACT: Many of the  inventions that we use on a daily basis were invented as a by-product of another technology. Some accidentally, like the microwave. It happened in 1946, when a man named Dr. Percy Spencer, an engineer at the Raytheon Corporation, was testing a magnetron – a new vacuum tube at the time. After being in the vicinity of the magnetron, he noticed that a chocolate bar in his pocket had melted, much to his intrigue. So intrigued was Dr. Spencer, he launched a new experiment that further tested the potential of the microwave he encountered. However, instead of putting himself in the way of the radiation, this time he placed popcorn kernels near the tube and stood further away. To his delight, the popcorn started crackling and popping all over his lab. The next morning, an inspired Dr. Spencer and a curious colleague performed the experiment with an egg by placing the magnetron next to it. They observed the egg trembling under the humongous internal pressure that was building up from the rapid rate at which it was heating. Dr. Spencer’s colleague, with his intrigue sparked, took a closer look. However, moments later, the egg exploded and splattered his face with hot yolk. This brought forth the question, “if the magnetron can cook an egg that fast, what about other food?” And so further experimentation began, eventually leading to the creation of the microwave that almost everyone has on their kitchen unit today. – See more at:


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!; or call Rob at 224-4054 or email


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 or Melanie Hauze at 224-4011, email


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 and download a registration form or stop by the TYC to register today. Questions? Contact Josie Mclain at 224-5472 or


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.



May 4      Early Release, students out at 1:30

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

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