May 2015 Guidance - Coulston Elementary School

Guidance Newsletter
May, 2015
Partner with Mrs. Pulley
What’s Happening?
5th grade transition videos
during Library
“Summer afternoon; to me those
have always been
the two most beautiful words in the
English language.”
-- Henry James
Tera Pulley, MSW, LSW
317.398.3185 X 4007
[email protected]
Have a Wonderful Break and Enjoy
your Family!
Our year is coming
to an end. I am
feeling excited for
the new adventures our students
will have.
Spending quality
time with your child
does not have to
cost money. There
are many free local
events that are
wonderful for getting outside and
just being present
with your child.
There are several
events going on
here in Shelbyville
this summer.
Movies in the Park
Morrison Park on
June 12, 26, July
Music in the Park
Blue River Memorial Park on June
20th, July 18th,
August 15th, and
September 19th.
Reading Adventures in the Park
Tuesdays 12:00 for
grades Pre-K to
3rd. Located at
Morisson Park.
This event is for
students under 18
years old.
There are also activities free of
charge at the Shelbyville Library.
Please plan to relax
a bit this summer
and enjoy being
Community Resources
Summer Day Camp
Shelbyville Parks and
Recreation Center will
have summer day
camps available this
summer. The camp
starts Tuesday, May
26th and will end Fri-
Breakfast is only
served 7:30 a.m. to
8:30 a.m. at the Boys
and Girls Club. Sack
lunches are provided
Free breakfast and
from 11:30-12:30 p.m.
sack lunches provided at Boys and Girls club,
by Shelbyville Central Kennedy Park Shelter,
Schools. May 25th
and Loper Elementary
through July 24th.
day, July 31st. Call
317.392.5128 for
more information.
Parent Tips
Make Summer fun and Educational
with these tips:
Community Events
Youth Volleyball Skills
June 1st-5th from 5:00
p.m.-6:00 p.m. for grades
3rd-5th. Cost is $25
1. Try simple science experiments
like the baking soda volcano. This
is a great outdoors activity!
2. Make up silly stories like a Mad
Libs game.
3. Play the Alphabet Hunt game during long road trips.
4. Experiment with various methods
of painting. Using your fingers,
brushes, marbles, cars/truck tire
tracks. Practice mixing colors to
see what colors they can create.
Character Corner
Each month we will be focusing on
different character traits. Children
will have a chance to have their picture on the Coulston Character Wall
next to the Library.
May Character Traits
5. Read, Read, Read!!! Take advantage of the summer reading programs at the local library.