Announcements - Elementary


May

 

 

There are NEW episodes on our Elementary student Podcast "Students speak out", done in Elementary Library Class, the episodes address topics such as Digital Citizenship, Social Media, interviews with Seniors (University Process), and book recommendations. Enjoy! 


  https://cmartinezz.podbean.com/  

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Grade 5 Marketplace!

Our Grade 5 students have been learning about business and entrepreneurship by creating their products or services. This includes formulating business plans, financing, and marketing, and the culminating activity will be the G5 Marketplace on May 26! Students from both divisions are invited to attend. A percentage of the profits from the students' business will be donated. 

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April

 

 

Elementary STUCO Card Sale

Our Elementary student leaders have put together a fun creative fundraiser for Camino Seguro. They have designed Thank You cards and will be selling them over the next several weeks. The pre-order form has been sent out for you to choose from the variety of cards available. Check your CM account! 

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After School Activities - Fourth Session

Our in-person ASA end this week, but our NHS/NJHS students are back with a final session of virtual Enrichment Activities! Please see the information below. 

Join us for our fourth and final session of Elementary Enrichment Activities! Clubs will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 PM on Zoom on the following dates:

- Week of 05/09
- Week of 05/16
- Week of 05/23
- Week of 05/30

Peruse our Activities Packet to learn all about the activities we are offering. Once you've decided which ones you'd like to join, fill out this Google Form (due on Friday, May 06). We hope to see you there!

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There is an opportunity for elementary students G2-G5 to participate in the upcoming drama production in May. The character roles for elementary students include- Villagers, Castle Guards, and Dulco's Team.

If your child is interested in participating please fill out the attached permission slip and return it by Monday, April 25 so that your student actors can start rehearsals. The first rehearsal day will be Wednesday 27.  Also, make sure you submit the ASA bus contract if you will be using this service. 

Be aware that this is a commitment and we will have two Saturday rehearsals
Saturday, May 7 (8:00 am -1:00 PM)
Saturday, May 14 (2:00 pm -6:00 pm) and our dress rehearsal will be Thursday, May 19 from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm. This is also mandatory.
Performance dates are May 20 and May 21
If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Andrea Haeussler at ahaeussler@cm.edu.gt

Permission Slip

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Traditionally, elementary students can participate in the school-wide productions that take place every year. As we bring back Shrek (originally slated for April 2020) we are trying to involve elementary students again. The opportunity is open for students G2-G5, and there will be about 20 spots open for casting (guards, rats villagers, Dulco's team).  

Rehearsals will be Wednesday and Friday from 2-3:30. There will also be Saturday rehearsals on May 7 and May 14. The week of May 16-20, rehearsal will be every day. We will be sending out more information regarding casting/tryouts. In the meantime, if you have questions, please get in touch with Ms. Andrea Haeussler at ahaeussler@cm.edu.gt.

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March

 

 

If your child is continuing with his/her current activity, the consent form that was sent to your CM email account is still necessary; for students now joining, please also complete the form. The last day to submit it is March 25; activities start on March 29. The minimum number of students to run the activity is 3. If your child will join ASA and it is his/her first time and needs the bus service, please fill out the bus request form.

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Colegio Maya has recently partnered with several parents to create a Scouts BSA Chapter. If you are interested in learning more about how your child can participate in this co-ed activity, please get in touch with Mr. Andrew Dubinsky at dubinsky.andrew@cm.edu.gt

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February

Some important information and reminders before we begin:


- We will be using the same recurring Zoom link for all groups. This means that regardless of your group, you will all join using the same link.
- You can find the weekly plans for each activity on the Session III Activities Packet.
- We will send reminders on Mondays and Wednesdays at 2 PM with the link and materials. 
- Activities will run from 3:30-4:00 PM. Please try to join the Zoom meeting at 3:25 PM so that we can start on time! 
- Session 3 will last four weeks:

Week of 02/28
Week of 03/07
Week of 03/14
Week of 03/21


We are thrilled to have this opportunity to bond, learn, and connect. As always, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out!

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It’s finally here! This Tuesday, Colegio Maya will be recognizing Pink Shirt Day in support of anti-bullying. Over the last several weeks, daily announcements, lessons, and activities focused on anti-bullying have taken place in elementary school. Student work will be on display tomorrow and we hope to see students participating in pink on Tuesday!

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ILTRM-I Love to Read Month

Our visits from authors Marc Tyler Nobelman and Ben Ilka were well received and our Mystery Readers continue to surprise students! A big thank you to Mr. Travis and Mrs. Bush for coordinating our student-designed banner, now on display at the entrance of the Hub. ILTRM continues through this week and next! 

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I Love To Read Month

Unfortunately, we’ve had to cancel the ILTRM family event tentatively slated for February 19. That said, there are still plenty of ways parents can be involved, such as Mystery Readers for the library/classroom or join us for the author session with Mr. Marc Tyler Nobleman; Zoom invites sent, and all are welcome. We also welcome visiting author Mr. Ben Ilka, a parent, and member of our Maya Community. Mr. Ilka will be meeting with our G4 and G5 students in the coming weeks. 

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January

We plan to start ASAs the week of February 7. Elementary in-person activities will be on Tuesday and Thursday. Between 2-3:30, students will have the opportunity to participate in two activities each 40mins. The schedule is being finalized and will be sent shortly. The current offerings include Robotics, Green Team, Breakout Edu, Drawing, Sports/Games, and Art such as Fun with Fabrics and Sculpture making. Bus service will be offered during the session, which runs until March 25.

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We are super excited to have parents participating as Mystery Readers! Here are the possible times that you can sign up for your child’s library class:

Library Schedule:

Monday
8:25am - 8:35am 2A               
9:00am - 9:10am  4A
10:25am - 10:35am 5B

Tuesday
10:25am - 10:35am  ECC

Wednesday
8:25am - 8:35am 2B                   
9:00am - 9:10 am 3B
10:25am - 10:35 am 1G

Thursday    
9:00am - 9:10am 3A

Friday          
8:25am - 8:35am 5A
9:00am - 9:10am 4B

 

Contact Ms. Claudia Martinez for more information! 

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