Come tour Stough and learn more about our outstanding Chinese Language Immersion classes! Led by native language speakers, these classes are true learning labs, showcasing academic achievement and global studies at its best. Join us for a tour of Stough to learn about this thriving global school community and how to become a part of it. We also invite you to join us on January 18th for the Stough Magnet Showcase. In addition, remaining school tours will be held on January 12th and January 25th. If you have a rising Kindergarten student, please sign your family up for a tour of our school. Click for the 'Sign Up Genius' link.
Join us in celebrating Chinese New Year on February 3rd from 6 – 8pm. There will be performances by our Mandarin Immersion students as well as the Chinese-American community. You can also learn and play Chinese games with our Immersion faculty. In addition, you can purchase tickets for dinner: Adults $13; Kids 12 and under: $7. (Dinner tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, February 1st.) Click for more details.
Students are encouraged to enter their Science experiments into the Science Fair. Follow the scientific method and show off your Science knowledge. In preparation for judging, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade projects are due Tuesday, February 21st. On Wednesday, February 22nd, judges will help determine the top 3 winners. All K – 5 students must register online at http://stoughelementary.oursciencefair.com/ to display their projects in the Science Fair.
A Special event for 5th graders and their families – Join us on February 23rd from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in the school cafeteria. 5th graders, we have booked a guest speaker, just for you, and will provide a light dinner. Come on out and learn more about Science Literacy, the Science EOG, and much more!
A new club – PIM - will be starting Wednesday, January 18th. What is PIM? PIM is a book and self-esteem building club created to cultivate wholesome self-esteems within African-American girls. PIM will select books that encourage African- American girls to love themselves, embrace their looks, be confident in their identity and utilize the support system of sisterhood as they boldly pursue their dreams. Click for more details as well as to download an application. (Application also available in the school office.)
The 2017 Spelling Bee for 2nd through 5th graders will be Thursday, January 26, 2017. In order to prepare for this event, we will be holding a preliminary written spelling test a couple of weeks before our school-wide bee. If you would like for your student to participate in the bee, please return the permission slip for the written spelling test to Ms. Moore in the office. Ms. Moore will give every student who turns in the permission slip a word list of the official words used in the spelling test. Permission slips must be turned in by January 5. For more information please contact, Mrs. Cecconi-Roberts.