Welcome Graduate Student Kaitlin Rookus!
Beginning next week, our own TSS graduate student will be joining the Groovy Ground Squirrels team for the next few weeks. Please welcome, and introduce yourself to, Kaitlin Rookus who is excited to apply her experiences in sociology and the Peace Corp to our elementary classrooms. The Groovy Ground Squirrels will be wiggling in excitement!

What's Happening in Elementary?
Check Haiku for curriculum updates but here is a list of upcoming events in elementary:
1/25: Musher Buddy Streeper and his wife visit
1/30: Grand Teton Music Festival educational performance
2/2: Scripp's Spelling Bee; parents are invited to cheer on contestants at 2:30 in the Dining Lodge
2/14-15: Winter Journeys; day trips
Thursday 3/8: PARENTS SAVE THE DATE for the 2/3 Ermine Group Play. More information to come. Please help players practice lines at home!!
3/9: End of Winter Trimester

Appreciations
We have a wonderful, thoughtful, and informed group of elementary parents. We are appreciative of your considerate and respectful interactions and communications. Thank you!
Also, we appreciate the help with snacks and rags. Thanks to the Nydam family for helping out last week, to Heather for help this week, and to Liz for being on tap for 1/26.