11/20/15 Newsletter


THANK YOU!!!!!!! As much success as the school has, it is extremely important to recognize the parents and the important role they play in this process. Students come to school well rested and encouraged to do their best by their parents and that is a huge motivator for the students.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: An early reminder, the Eisenhower Christmas Band and Vocal concert is scheduled for Monday, December 21st 2015 starting at 6:30 with the Band. The vocal part of the concert should start around 7:00 PM.
BAND CONCERT: The 6thgrade band concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd at 1:40 PM. in the band room. The 5thgrade band concert is scheduled for Friday, December 4th, at 1:40 PM. in the band room.
PROGRESS REPORTS: Progress reports went home on Wednesday the 18th. If you have questions, comments, or concerns, please contact your teacher at school.
THANKSGIVING BREAK: School will dismiss on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at the normal time. Thanksgiving Break will begin on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015. School will resume at the normal time on Monday, November 30th, 2015.
BOY’S BASKETBALL: Boy’s basketball at Eisenhower will begin on Monday, November 30th, 2015. We feel fortunate to have Mr. Bill Manning working with the boys this year.
NEWSLETTER: This will be the final newsletter before the Thanksgiving Break. The next newsletter will be December 4th, 2015.
  • There were no mashed potatoes, popcorn, pumpkin pie, cranberries, milk, or corn on the cob on the original Thanksgiving table.
  • What was on that first table was lobster, rabbit, chicken, fish, squash, beans, chestnuts, hickory nuts, onions, leeks, dried fruit, maple syrup, honey, radishes, carrots, cabbage, eggs, and goat cheese.
  • Forks were not used-just spoons, knives, and fingers. Break out the finger foods this year to help celebrate the original Thanksgiving.
  • Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be the National bird.
  • A 15 pound turkey is about 70 % white meat and 30% dark meat.
  • The 5 most popular ways to eat leftover turkey is as a sandwich, in chili/stew, as soup, in casseroles and as a burger.