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All Aboard Mrs. Madigan's 1st Grade Train

posted Jul 8, 2014, 10:37 AM by Yvonne Madigan   [ updated Nov 26, 2017, 2:58 PM ]



*  Holiday Season Give Back:  

            Polar Express is Friday Dec. 1st.

       The PTSA would like to do even more for our community

       Please arrive to Polar Express either with  A can of food or a 

       stocking stuffer for a child!  You kindess and support is always appreciated!  Example of

       food item:  biscuit mix, brownie mix, cranberry sauce, gift cards to Fry's, Walmart. 

        Examples of stocking stuffers: Crayons, earbuds, coloring books, iTunes gift cards, nail


McTeacher Night Wed 11/15 5pm -8pm

Thanksgiving break Wednesday Nov. 23rd -26th

Red Ribbon Week: Oct. 30th - Nov. 3rd...flyer is attached at bottom of this page.

Spelling TEST will be on Nov. 9th instead of Nov. 10th:  NO school on Friday Nov. 10th - Veteran's Day!

Polar Express Dec. 1st: we are collecting items for our Silent Auction, if you would like to donate please send them in.  The flyer is attached at the bottom of this page.

1st grade Music concert  ….Thursday Oct. 26th 6:00 pm.  Flyer is attached at bottom of this page.

Pastries with parents….Thursday Nov. 2nd 7:45 am in MPR.

Half-day of school….Wednesday Nov. 1st, school will release at 12:25 pm.  I will follow your child's normal schedule unless I hear from you.

NO school….Friday Nov. 10th Veteran's day.

Vail Pride Day Chipotle Night….Wednesday Sept 20th 4pm -8pm
School Pictures….Thursday Sept. 21st

PTSA meeting….Thursday Sept 21st

Fall break….Sept. 25th - Oct. 13th


1st grade Writing benchmarks….Tuesday Sept 5th.

Diaper Drive starts Tuesday Sept. 5th….if you would like to participate please send in your diapers. 

Patriot’s assembly on Monday Sept. 11th….we encourage children to wear red,white and blue.

Grandparents Day is Tuesday Sept 12th!!  3:30 pm - 5:30 pm 
Esmond Station MPR   Enjoy popcorn/cookies, stop by Book Fair and visit the photo booth.

Parent Teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday Sept 14th & Friday Sept 15th. Please go to the link below or you may email me, and we can coordinate a time to meet!

You are invited to sign up for Parent/Teacher conference with me….   to pick a time slot, enter this link in your internet browser:
          At that link, you will be asked for your Entry Code, where you should 

If you do not have internet access, please send me a note with requested times .  Also if these days and/or times don’t work please let me know and we can choose another day, the week before or after conferences. 

Picture Day....Thursday Sept. 21st 

1st & 2nd Grade  “HAPPY HALLOWEEN!" Concert!
Thursday, October 27th
Vail Theatre of the Arts (Empire High School)
Student Call Time: 5:30pm
Concert: 6:00pm
Students need to wear jean pants, closed-toe shoes, and a solid orange, black, purple, red, yellow, or brown shirt. 
(shirt may have halloween/fall imagery on it etc., otherwise it needs to be blank)
*This concert will be heavily attended. Please plan now to arrive early and carpool if you can* 
For more info please visit Ms. Starks' music page:


 WEB Skate Country Night Tuesday August 22nd at 6pm   


 Art Night Tuesday August 29th at 6pm



 Half-day of school...Wednesday August 30th, school will release at 

        12:25 pm.  I will follow your child's normal Wednesday schedule unless  

        I hear from you.

No school on Sept 4th...Labor Day!    

Parent Handbook for Quarter 1...I have attached it down below.

Half-day of school...Wednesday August 16th, school will release  

          at 12:25pm.  I will follow your child's normal Wednesday schedule unless

        I hear from you.


PTSA Meeting  Thursday August 17th 8:30 am

Chipotle Night...August 2nd 4pm  

Curriculum Night Thursday July 27th 6:30 pm        


PTSA meeting in HUB  Thursday 7/20 6pm

 Meet the Teacher Night ....Thursday July 13th 5pm - 6pm.  Come on out and see our classroom and meet me!  

 All Aboard 1st graders...1st week we will be going over rules and procedures! We will get to know each other and our classroom.  I look forward to meeting each and every one of you!  

School begins on Monday 7/17/17, school starts at 8:20am and ends at 3:15pm.  At the bottom of this page is the 1st grade supply list.

Breakfast and Lunch menus/paying online/Student Wellness Policy https://vailsd.sodexomyway.com/menus/index.html

Changes to lunch procedure...please make sure you look at the form attached below that says lunch procedures. 

If you need to find out your child's bus route please contact Mary St. John at 

Homework will begin on Monday 7/24.  More information about homework is attached at the bottom of the page.

No School  on Monday July 31st

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