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Welcome Tigers !!!

School Announcements
Kindergarten Round-Up

Come join us for Talbott Kindergarten Round-Up on April 29th 2015
For more information and how to set up an appointment click here
A.I.M.S.
If you are interested to sign your child up for our A.I.M.S. program click here for more information 
CMAS/PARCC
Our 3rd - 5th graders are preparing for the new state assessment that will be given this spring semester.
For some practice tests in Math and English click here
For Science and Social Studies click here
Get the parent calendar for the school year 2014/2015 here
For the 2014/2015 Supply list click here
Welcome letter for new Students and their Family's click here


 
Reading University
 
 
Reading is a gift for your imagination:
 
 
Hey Talbott Tiger Family. Our Reading University is off and running again this year. We are making a few changes to add more excitement to our program. Instead of playing a single game as a reward, we are going to have a Reading Carnival. Students will earn tickets and be able to win books and other prizes playing multiple games. Handing out of awards will be done in the classroom. Games will now fill the entire assembly time.
As you may have already noticed, we have changed our recording process. Reading logs will last for the semester. This will hopefully allow students, parents, and teachers keep a closer eye on those reading logs as well as save on printing.
 As we continue having our students read for pleasure at home, we can help them develop vocabulary, comprehension skills and practice the concepts they are learning in class. This can be accomplished by reading to your child and talking about what you read, reading with your child, or simply providing a quiet place and time for your child to read independently. 
We hope the new changes will encourage your child to keep on reading.
For the January - February reading log please click here ,
It is due March 4th !!!
Sorry, we can not accept late reading logs !!!
 
                                     
                                     Mrs.Burgess
                                     Mrs. Smith                                
                                     Reading University Team




 
District Announcements
WideField of Dreams - Sami Price


It’s Girl Scout Cookie time again and this student is one of many local dealers in Widefield School District 3. Sami Price, 6th grader at Sproul Junior High, not only sells cookies for her Troop #3760, she has been chosen as the Girl Scout Media Star for Colorado Springs. Sami has been doing television, radio, and newspapers interviews talking about the Girl Scouts and her love for cookies, well the world’s love for cookies. Sami is also an excellent student. She has a 4.0 GPA and is involved in several activities including sports, dance, and acting. Sami says her dream is to become a movie star. You go girl!
CMAS Testing FAQs

The new CMAS test is around the corner and we want to make sure your student is prepared. Here is what you need to know, read more at the link below.

CMAS Test FAQs
WSD3 Community Video
We offer a comprehensive education with a sense of community like no where else; but don't take our word for it, hear what our community has to say about Widefield School District 3.
http://www.elocallink.tv/vp6/spon-fcsa_a.php?sponid=VmUENwNuUzoGPA==&fvm=1
February's WideField of Dreams

Five students from Sproul Junior High are making history in Widefield School District 3. These talented students auditioned earlier in the school year, along with 1,000 other students across the state, to perform at the Colorado Middle School All State Choir. 


John Christopherson, Rita Mafnas, Faith Gerweck, Lara Glommen, and Chloe Hilby were part of the lucky 300 picked to sing at the Colorado Convention Center February 5 and 6. This is the first time WSD3 has had its students represented at this event.
Out with the Old…In with the New!


As many of you know the former state assessment program – TCAP – has been replaced by the new CMAS – Colorado Measures of Academic Success. This spring students in grades 3-11 will take the new on-line assessments in the areas of English/language arts and mathematics. For the first round of testing the dates are March 3
rd -March 27th. Students will complete three units for English/language arts and two units for mathematics. These new assessments are intended to measure the level of command a student has on the Common Core State Standards. Please be sure to look for a testing schedule to come home in February. As in the past we ask that you try and not schedule appointments or vacations during the testing window, it is so important that students complete each test in each content area.

If you are interested in seeing what the new assessments look like and what types of questions your student will be given to show their knowledge and application of skills simply go to http://parcc.pearson.com/sample-items - there you will have a choice of selecting the level for grades 3-5, 6-8 or high school. For each level there are sample items for English/language arts and mathematics.

Winter Weather - Closings & Delays
With winter weather upon us, you'll want to check local radio and TV stations for closing and delay information. If you want to hear it directly from the district, sign up for Flash Alert or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Flash Alert
WSD3 Twitter Feed
WSD3 Facebook Page 
More information here...
2014-15 Registration & Important Information
Click HERE for information about:
  • registration
  • class schedules
  • fall sports and physicals
  • transporation
  • open house/meet the teacher days
  • orientation
  • K-5 before and after school childcare
  • breakfast and lunch prices



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