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Principal's Message

Scholastic Book Fair
It’s Book Fair Time!
The Scholastic Book Fair will be here October 29 - November 2.
Please help us promote reading and support the Learning Commons by participating in the following special dress up days.
 
Monday, October 29 - There’s Gnome Place Like Home! - Wear your OFE shirt.
 
Tuesday, October 30 - Fairy Tale Day - Princes and Princesses are welcome here! Dress like a fairy tale character.
We will be open late during conferences.
 
Wednesday, October 31 - Book Character Day - Dress as your favorite book character. A character parade will be held at 2:00, weather permitting. Please join us on the track at 2:00.
 
Thursday, November 1 - Camo Day - Wear camo and go hunting for a good book.
 
Friday, November 2 - Woodland Creature Day - Who “wood” you want to read with? A unicorn, fairy, fox, owl, gnome, deer? Dress as a woodland creature.

 
 
Veteran Pictures Needed
Please help us collect pictures of Veterans for an updated presentation during this year’s Veteran’s Day program, which will be on Friday, November 9th at 1:00. Pictures may be brought in or emailed, but we will need to know who to return photos back to. Please include the student’s name, Veteran’s name, branch and years of service. Send them to the Learning Commons or email to julie.mckinney@mcdowell.k12.nc.us.