Mark Twain Elementary

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  • Great Kindness Challenge January 28 - February 1, 2019

    Mark Twain will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge the last week of January. Students will be given a checklist and try to complete as many acts of kindness as possible.  We will have some fun contests at the end of the week!  Check it out!

    The Challenge for 2019 (January 28 - February 1)



    SMILE at 25 people.


    Play with a NEW friend at recess.


    Slip a NICE NOTE in a friend’s backpack.


    READ a book to a younger child.


    Give 5 people a COMPLIMENT.


    Give an APPLE or a note to your teacher.


    Pick up 10 PIECES of trash in classroom.


    STAND UP for someone in need.


    Say “HI” to someone you don’t know.


    Make a KINDNESS MATTERS sign.


    Tell a KIND JOKE - make someone laugh.


    CARRY your friend’s books.


    Be kind to yourself - eat a HEALTHY snack.


    Offer to help your PE teacher.


    Learn something NEW about your teacher.


    Make a BOOKMARK for a friend.


    DRAW a picture and give it to someone.


    Hold the DOOR open for someone.


    HELP a younger student.


    PAT YOURSELF on the back.


    Give a KIND handshake to a classmate.


    THANK a bus driver or car pool driver.


    RECYCLE your trash.


    Make THANK YOU bandaids for the nurse.


    HELP another student who is struggling.


    Listen to your teacher the FIRST time.


    PICK UP TRASH outside your school.


    Whisper THANK YOU to the librarian.


    Cut out 10 HEARTS - give them to friends.


    Say PLEASE and THANK YOU all week.


    Entertain someone with a HAPPY DANCE.


    LEND a pencil or school supply to a friend.


    Make a KIND poster for cafeteria helpers.


    Learn to say HELLO in a new language.


    Get some form of EXERCISE.


    Bring a FLOWER to the office staff.


    Say GOOD MORNING to 15 people.


    Show APPRECIATION to your principal.


    Design a THANK YOU for parent helpers.


    OFFER TO HELP your teacher.


    Make a WISH for kids in other countries.


    Be on TIME for school.


    Say THANK YOU to the door greeters.


    Say THANK YOU to a volunteer.


    INVITE a new friend to hang out with you.


    Give your friend a HIGH FIVE.


    CLEAN your desk without being asked.


    Make a FRIENDSHIP GIFT for someone.


    WRITE the custodian a note saying how great things look.




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  • January 18th Newsletter

    Mark Twain News

    January 18, 2019

    Friday Treat

    Next Friday’s treat will be Rice Krispie Treats (50 cents each)

    It’s Movie Time

    Students who made their second quarter AR goals will travel to Route 66 Movie Theater

    to see Incredibles 2 on Tuesday, January 22 from 12:15-2:15 p.m.


    Keep saving those Boxtops for Education!

    Dates to Remember

    January 21      NO SCHOOL

    January 22       AR Movie     12:15 p.m.

    January 23       Smart Club    3:00 p.m



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  • Mark Twain News January 11, 2019

    Mark Twain News

    January 11, 2019

    Friday Treat

    Next Friday’s treat will be cookies (50 cents/bag)

    PTO Meeting

    Our PTO will meet briefly at 5:30 Monday evening to plan the Valentine room parties.  We hope you can be there.


    We just received a check from Boxtops for Education for $168! Let’s start collecting again.  You may attach boxtops to the back of this bulletin, OR just send them in a sandwich bag!

    Thank you!

    Dates to Remember

    January 14 PTO Meeting 5:30 p.m.

    January 16 Smart Club

    January 21 NO SCHOOL

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