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          May 15 & 16: Buy One, Get One Book Fair
          May 15: Gr. 6 track & field at FLHS
          May 16: Little Rangers Preschool Graduation 2:00 pm
          May 21: Gr. 6 Orchestra and Choir Concert @ FLHS
          May 22: Gr. 3 field trip to Franconia Sculpture Park
          May 23: Gr. 1 field trip to Franconia Sculpture Park
          May 24: Gr. 5 Band concert @ FLHS
          May 27: No School - Memorial Day
          May 29: Gr. 6 IB Exhibition 9:30 - 11:30
          May 30: Gr. 2 & 6 field trip to MN Zoo


     talent show wording  Talent Show 2019!
         Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 6, for Scandia Elementary's annual show "Talent with the Stars - Scandia Stars!" All students and staff are invited to be part of the show. Registration information and guidelines were sent home with students on Friday, May 3. All registrations are due on May 17. Students will audition to their class the week of May 28-31. Watch the website for the schedule. We hope to see you there!!

    Scandia IB logo   Sixth Grade IB Exhibition

         Scandia Elementary cordially invites you to our IB World School's Sixth Grade Exhibition on Wednesday, May 29. This event begins at 9:30 with an all school celebration in our gym, followed by group presentations in various classrooms. Scandia Elementary became an IB World School in 2015. The Exhibition is a culmination of the students' years in the Primary Years Program and represents a unique opportunity for our students to exhibit the attributes of the IB Learner Profile developed throughout their education at Scandia Elementary IB World School. Please join us!


        The annual Academic Awards Program will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00. Student academic excellence and the sixth grade graduation are part of this yearly event. We hope you will be able to join us!

    Please note: Location Change for Gr. 6 concerts

          Due to issues with a leaky roof in the CLC gymnasium, the 6th Grade Choir and Ochestra Concerts, scheduled for May 21st, and the 6th Grade Band Concert, scheduled for May 24, have been moved to the high school. On the 21st, the Choir concert will take place in the gymnasium, and the Orchestra concert will take place in the auditorium. On the 24th the Band Concert will take place in the auditorium. All concerts will begin at 12:00 pm. 


    principal with star shirt  KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

    Calling all future Scandia Stars! 
          Enroll your child now for the 2019-2020 school year at Scandia Elementary IB World School!  If you have any questions regarding kindergarten or would like a tour of our school, please give us a call at 651-982-3300.
    If you need Registration forms, they can be downloaded using this link: Kindergarten enrollment forms   


     All school photo  APRIL SHINE TIME AT SCANDIA!

          On March 21, Scandia Elementary celebrated March's  "Shine Time Morning Meeting," our all school assembly dedicated to honoring those students and classrooms who have demonstrated safe, respectful and responsible behaviors during the month. All students who earned a March STAR ticket were eligible to win some cool prizes. 
          Classrooms also earned special "Golden" awards for their exceptional work in following the essential agreements during the month of March. The classroom winners for March are:
          Ms. George's class: Golden recorder for Music
          Mr. Mancini's class: Golden book for Media
          Mrs. Hjelmgren's class: Golden lunch tray for lunchroom
          Mrs. Klausen's class: Golden football for recess
          Ms. Pearl's class: Golden globe for Chinese
          Mrs. Lutz's class: Golden tennis shoes for PE
          Mr. Mancini's class: Golden vaccuum for cleanest classroom
    Congratulations to these classrooms! Shine on, Scandia Stars!

            Please continue to save those Box Tops. Our goal this year is $1,00.00! So far, we have earned $450.00! The next submission will be January, so keep clipping and thanks for your support. 


    The school district's Digital Backpack has information from area non-profit groups who sponsor opportunities for youth.
    Julie Greiman, Principal
    Scandia Elementary IB World School 
    14351 Scandia Trail N
    Scandia, MN  55073
     "Intelligence plus character--this is the goal of true education."
    Martin Luther King Jr. 


    The mission of Scandia Elementary School is to meet the needs of our learning community by:
    • Maintaining concern and respect for others and self
    • Fostering diverse ideas and creative thinking
    • Developing skills and understanding for living and working in a complex, changing society
    • Modeling a positive attitude toward learning
    • Staff commitment to quality instruction
    • Encouraging parent and community involvement 
    The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. 
    All Scandia students will be equipped academically and socially for further learning. 

IB News

     Scandia Elementary IB World School!
     Scandia Elementary was authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School in January 2015. To learn more about the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program please click on the link below.


    This year, Scandia's Open House will be held on Thursday, September 13, from 5:00-6:30 pm. Come and see our newly renovated building!
    Each month a different grade level is invited to come and have breakfast together from 8:30-9:05 in our cafeteria. Invitations are sent home prior to the event.
    Scandia Elementary's Wild Walk is on Friday, October 12, 2018. Families and neighbors sponsor students to participate in physical fitness games during the day. This is our PTO's primary fundraiser for the school year.
    Fall Conferences are October 15, 16, & 17, 2018. Spring Conferences will be held on March 19, 21 & 22, 2019.
    Sponsored by the Scandia PTO, the Dala Gala social event is for adults to support Scandia Elementary IB World School and to celebrate our success as an International Baccalaureate World School. This year's Dala Gala is on Friday, February 1, 2019.
    The Art & Academic Fair is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their inquiry into science, art, history, technology and creative writing. It is held on Friday, February 22, 2019, from 5:30-7:30 pm.
    The Scandia PTO sponsors a school carnival filled with games, raffles, food and fun! The carnival will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 pm.
    Student academic excellence and sixth grade graduation are part of this yearly event. The program will be held on June 5, 2019 at 10:00 am.
    "Scandia's Got Talent" our annual school talent show will be on June 6, 2019.


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