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Our Weekly Newsletter
January 31, 2020

What's New at Alice Smith:  Spring Conferences

Elementary Spring conferences will be held on Thursday, February 13th from 12:00pm - 8pm and Friday, February 14th from 8:00am - 4:00pm. 

Sign up online here or if you do not have internet access, you can call our office at 952-988-4200 and we will help you sign up.

The Sign Up Genius will be closed for online sign ups at the end of the day Wednesday, February 12.  After this point, please contact your student's teacher directly to sign up for a conference.

If our English Language teachers have already scheduled a conference for your student, please do not sign up again.

Black History Month Open Mic, February 27, 6-8pm

All Families are welcome as we celebrate Black History at Alice Smith with our annual Open Mic.  Please bring a quote, poem, song or reflection. Dinner will be served.

African American Read In

Come to the Hopkins Library on February 5, 5:30-8pm for an evening to celebrate African American literature and authors through open readings and book giveaways in celebration of Black History Month.  More details are available in our electronic backpack.

Hopkins Education Foundation's Royal Bash: Great Ideas Blossom Here!

Ticket Sales are brisk! Join your friends, neighbors, and Hopkins staff at HEF's Royal Bash on Saturday, February 22nd
at the Marriott Minnetonka Southwest. Your evening will include a wonderful sit down dinner, games, silent and live auctions,
a short program and music by DJ Instant Request. It will be an evening to remember.

Since 1995, HEF has awarded $2.9 million in grants to Hopkins Public Schools. Proceeds from the Royal Bash help to fund these grants.

To find out more about HEF, the Royal Bash or to purchase your tickets, visit


Used or unused, vintage or new postcards from the USA and around the world. Postcards will not be returned and will be used for the Heritage Festival this year which will take place on Thursday, March 26. Postcards can be dropped off in the AS office. Questions? Contact Holly Wick Bower x4254 or

Free Dental Care

Give Kids a Smile is a free, charitable program coordinated by the Minnesota Dental Association to provide free dental care to children ages 3-18 whose families face financial or other challenges accessing dental care. This year, Give Kids a Smile will run on Friday, February 7th and Saturday, February 8th at participating dental clinics statewide.  Appointments are being taken now. Please call 211 or 1-800-543-7709 or for participating dental clinics near you. Parents must call the participating dental office and make an appointment in advance. Office hours vary and walk-in care is not available.  Call Nurse Shannon at 952-988-4213 if you have any further questions. 

Alice Smith Family Facebook Page

Increase your connections with the Alice Smith community by joining the Alice Smith Family Facebook Page

Follow us at @AliceSmith270 to get our latest news on Twitter.  We frequently post photos of our school's events on our Alice Smith Facebook page. You will enjoy seeing photos of your students if you Like us here.

Electronic Backpack:

AKA Sport Summer Camp


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