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1 March 2006

      Congratulations to the TJES students who participated and medaled at the State Science Fair held on January 16th at the Ramkota in Bismarck, ND. The following students placed in the respective categories. Grade 4: Mikayal Chase-3rdin Computers/Engineering; Grade 5: Taylor Dickensen -3rd in Biochemistry/Chemistry, Devon Malnourie-2nd in Botany, Angela Belgarde 1st- Earth & Space; Amy LeBlanc 3rd in Math/Physics; Grade 6: Tyler Cadotte 3rd-Biochemistry/Chemistry, Canaan Big Hair 2nd Computer/Engineering; Grade 7: Jaylynn RedBos 2nd in Math/Physics; Grade 8: Ambrose Brown 2nd in Earth/Spacem and Sherman DeSersa 2nd in Computer/Engineering. Angela Belgarde will be representing TJES at the National Science Fair in Albequeque, NM this spring.

      Saturday Shake-up was held on January 21st with 27 students attending. TJES students participated in various activities such as patterning, making caterpillars, and math games before having a delicious lunch and traveling to Gateway for Science in Bismarck. Students enjoyed many hands on science activities. Several challenged themselves to see how much energy they could produce while riding a bike-and one student was able to light up all four light bulbs! Wow!

      The Quarterly Student Recognition was held Tuesday, January 20, 2006 at the large gym. Students from all grades were recognized for the accomplishments. Congratulations! The TJES drum group played an honor song following the presentations. Keep up the good work, TJES students!

      Saturday Literacy Club was held February 11th with 23 families participating. A continental breakfast was served, families participated in literacy activities and each family received a family pictures. We hope more families will attend our last Saturday Literacy Club in April. Watch for information coming home in March. Bus service is available upon request. Family pictures are displayed on the bulletin board in the TJES main building hallway, be sure to stop in and see them.

      TJES Saturday Shake-Up was held February 25th. Students participated in academic activities, enjoyed pizza for lunch and traveled to the Heritage Center where they viewed the exhibits.

      TJES will be on spring break March 6 through the 10th, thus no school. On Monday, March 13, 2006 there will not be school because the teachers will be having a professional development day. We hope everyone will have an enjoyable spring break and be ready to start school on March 14th!


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