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    Welcome parents and students! 

        Please refer to this site for important class information such as spelling words, deadlines, upcoming events, class and activity schedules.  RED folders come home daily and a weekly newsletter will be in your child's RED folder each Monday.  Please feel free to e-mail me at any time barbareeb@whitehallsd.org  or call the school (870) 247-1988 and leave a message.  My planning period is from 1:30-2:20 daily.

    SPELLING and READING tests are on FRIDAY!

    Thank you for visiting my site and please check back often for any updates!

    Important Dates:

    (any dates in red are awaiting confirmation & will be updated ASAP)

    Monday, September 2nd- NO SCHOOL- LABOR DAY!

    Thursday, September 26th- Open House @ 6!

    October 1st- WESTERN Day! (for K & 1st) Dress up in "western-wear" NO toy guns!

    October 2nd- Flu Clinic

    Tuesday, October 3rd- Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:45

    October 8- Fall Picture Day

    Friday, October 11th- END of 1st Quarter

    Week of October 21-25 RED RIBBON/DRUG FREE WEEK

    October 22nd- FALL CARNIVAL 5:30-7:30!!!

    Monday, November 25th-Friday, November 29th- Thanksgiving Break~ NO SCHOOL!

    Friday, December 20th- Christmas Party @ 2! & END of 2nd Quarter

    Monday, December 23rd-Friday, January 3rd- Christmas Break~

    NO SCHOOL!

    Monday, January 6th- BACK TO SCHOOL! BEGINNING of 3rd Quarter

    Monday, January 20th- NO SCHOOL- MLK, JR. DAY!

    Thursday, February 6th- Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:45

    Friday, February 14th- Valentine Party @ 2:00!

    Monday, February 17th- NO SCHOOL- Presidents Day!

    Monday, March 2nd- Dr. Seuss Day!

    Tuesday, March 10th- END of 3rd Quarter

    Friday, March 20th- NO SCHOOL for students- teacher work day

    Monday, March 23rd- Friday, March 27th- SPRING BREAK!!! NO SCHOOL

    Friday, April 10th- NO SCHOOL! Good Friday

    Friday, April 17th- CAPS DAY (Elementary Schools CLOSED)

    Friday, April 17th- "Kindergarten Round-Up" Day 11:00-5:00

    Friday, May 22nd- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! (This may change if we need to make-up snow days.)