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American Academy News
(Weekly Newsletter Archive)
Little Mermaid Tickets on Sale!
Join American Academy Performing Arts for a fishy fable under the sea at Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. coming up April 28-30! A beautiful love story for all ages, this fable will capture your heart with irresistible songs, including Under the Sea, Kiss the Girl and Part of Your World. This is a show you don’t want to miss! Little Mermaid tickets are on sale now! Purchase your tickets HERE!

Performances –
Friday, April 28, 2:00pm and 7:00pm (MB Cast) (No School Day)
Saturday, April 29, 2:00pm and 7:00pm (CP Cast)
Sunday, April 30, 2:00pm (MB Cast) 6:00pm (CP Cast)

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
CP&MB - Calling ALL volunteers! The administration and PTO-MB will be hosting an appreciation breakfast just for you on May 12, 9:00 am - 10:30 am, in the cafeteria. Please join us for a light breakfast (with coffee of course!) and lots of fun give-aways. Whether you've volunteered in the classroom, on the playground, in carpool, for the Soiree or Fun Run, at home help, or any of the other numerous ways you can volunteer at American Academy, we would love for you to join us. An RSVP link will be sent out in a couple weeks, but please save the date!
Book Swap
MB - Back by popular demand, the Motsenbocker campus library Book Swap is right around the corner! Students may bring gently-read books in good condition to school and deposit them in the designated collection bins located in the library (see dates below). Participating students will receive a Swap Ticket, and then May 2 - 4, the students will be able to pick out one gently-read, new-to-them book for each donated book brought in. Book Drop-Off: April 17 - 27 Book Pick-Out: May 2 - 4
Book Swap Details and Permission Form
Call for Uniform Resale Volunteers
CP, MB & LM - The Uniform Resale Committee is looking for volunteers to join us at our upcoming sale! You must be able to commit to a minimum of 18 hours and be able to attend the July 21, 2017, Uniform Resale training session from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm as well as commit to attending the sale day all day long on Saturday July, 22, 2017.

To read more and apply for a volunteer position click here Uniform Resale web site!

Important Info re: Spring State Testing
CP&MB - Important Information from our Interim Executive Direct of Schools regarding state testing: EDS Letter

State-mandated testing will be administered, online, for PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) and CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success) in April. Testing will take place over the entire school day, so we schedule several snack/movement breaks throughout the day, and students eat lunch during their regularly-scheduled lunch period.

Please save the dates below and don't schedule appointments or other planned absences during the following dates!

PARCC ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) and MATH (GRADES 3-8)
April 3 - 4 (MB); April 5 - 6 (CP)

CMAS SCIENCE (GRADES 5 & 8)
April 24 (CP); April 25 (MB)

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Event Calendar
Mar 6 - May 12
CP&MB - STEM unit (Grd 8): Engineering Academy
Apr 17 - 28
MB - STEM unit (Kindergarten): Play STEM
Apr 17 - May 5
MB - STEM unit (Grd 3): Sphero
Apr 24 28
AAPTO-MB Pinwheel Garden for Child Abuse Awareness
Apr 30
CP&MB - Spring Musical (The Little Mermaid), PACE Center, 4:00 pm
Apr 27
Middle School conferences, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, CP&MB cafeteria
Apr 28
NO SCHOOL / Teacher comp day
May 1-5
Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1 - 5
AAPTO-MB Teacher Appreciation WEEK!
May 1-5
CP - STEM unit (Grd 1): Marine Biology
May 2
MB - K-8 Art Show Opening Night, 5:00 - 7:30 pm, Motsenbocker first floor hallway (more info
May 2
AAPTO-MB Teacher/Staff Appreciation Luncheon
May 2
AAPTO-CP Open Board Meeting, 7pm @ AA-CP Library
May 2
AAPTO-CP Meeting, CP library, 7:00 pm
May 3
NO SCHOOL K-1 ONLY / Regular school day for KP & 2-8
May 5
AAPTO-MB Teacher Appreciation Ice Cream Bar
May 5
American Academy Spirit Day
May 7-14
CP&MB STEM Trip (Grd 8) Costa Rica
May 9
BOD Meeting, MB library conference room, 7:30 pm (agenda)
May 10
KP-5 conferences, (NEW) 4:15 - 7:00 pm, various classrooms
May 11
KP-5 conferences, 4:15 - 7:00 pm, various classrooms
May 12
American Academy Spirit Day
May 13
CP&MB - Spring Performing Arts Showcase, PACE Center, 2:00 pm
May 16
CP - 6-8 Leadership Awards Ceremony, gym, 2:50 pm
May 16
CP - K-5 Leadership Awards Ceremony, gym, 8:15 am
May 16
AAPTO-MB Meeting, library conference room, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
May 16
PKR - K-5 Leadership Awards Ceremony, gym, 1:00 pm
May 16
PKR - 6-8 Leadership Awards Ceremony, gym, 9:30 am
May 17
MB - STEM-a-Palooza (Grd 8) Gym
May 18
CP - STEM-a-Palooza (Grd 8) Gym
May 19
AAPTO-CP Box Tops and Longmont Dairy Caps Collection
May 19
Dress of Choice Day
May 19
MB - 4th Grade Medieval Day
May 22
CP - Middle School Field Day 12:00-3:30pm
May 22
CP - 4th Grade Medieval Day
May 22
KindiePrep Field Day, 9:30am-11am
May 23
MB - Field Day (6-8), 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
May 23
CP - Elementary Field Day 8:30am-3:30pm
May 24
MB - Field Day (K-5), 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
May 24
CP - 8th Grade Graduation, 5:00 pm, gym (reception to follow)
May 25
MB - 8th Grade Graduation, 5:00 pm, gym (reception to follow)
May 27-29
Dennis Uniform Sale - 15% off total purchase online only
Jun 6
AAPTO-CP Open Board Meeting, 7pm @ AA-CP Library
Jun 6
AAPTO-CP Meeting, CP library, 7:00 pm
Jun 13
BOD Meeting, CP admin conference room, 7:30 pm (agenda)
June 20-27
Dennis Uniform Sale - 15% off total purchase in-store and online
Jul 11
BOD Meeting, MB library conference room, 7:30 pm (agenda)
Aug 27 - Sep 1
MB - STEM trip (Grd 7): Catalina Island Marine Institute
Sep 3 - Sep 8
CP - STEM trip (Grd 7): Catalina Island Marine Institute
Sep 17 - 22
CP - STEM Trip (Grd 6): Olympic National Park
Nov 9
Prospective Parent Information Meeting, 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Castle Pines cafeteria (RSVP)
Nov 10
Prospective Parent Information Meeting, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Motsenbocker cafeteria (RSVP)
Nov 15
Prospective Parent Information Meeting, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Castle Pines cafeteria (RSVP)
Nov 18
Prospective Parent Information Meeting, 9:00 - 10:30 am, Motsenbocker cafeteria (RSVP)
April 22 - 27
MB & LM - STEM trip (Grd 6): Olympic National Park