June 19, 2013
Benjamin Roberts, Principal
489 Clifton Park Center Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0510
Jason Sagendorph, a 4th grade student at Arongen, gives some help in ELA class to 2nd grade student, XingYu Pan.
The following Arongen 5th grade children were elected for the Capitol Zone Student Leadership Award: Kriszzia Kelling, Sam Law, Lance Meeson, Jaya Schalberg, Grace Thomas, and Thomas Wiedmann. This award is given for outstanding leadership and excellence in Physical Education. The Physical Education staff feels your child has performed well in the areas of fitness, citizenship, and leadership. The students were presented with a certificate award, at an award ceremony held at Hudson Valley Community College on May 6.
Arongen had 35 participants in the Shen Inventors Program. Students received awards in February. During the month of March, their inventions are being showcased at the Arongen Library.
Arongen students enjoyed a performance by the Zucchini Brothers as part of the Character Education Program.
Arongen fourth grade students in Mr. McCarthy’s class learn to apply their skills to real world business situations through the Junior Achievement program.
Arongen Elementary celebrated their success in distributing over 10,000 Random Acts of Kindness Cards with a school wide assembly. http://www.superstormsanta.com/ [ ]
The Shenendehowa district office staff would like to thank Arongen students who performed a random act of kindness by bringing goodies to the district office staff. Your thoughtfulness and kindness brought joy to us all! 
Arongen Student Council members at the Clifton Park Center Mall distributing flowers and Kindness Cards as Random Acts of Kindness. 
Arongen Elementary has begun an early celebration of Random Acts Of Kindness Week (February 11-17th) )by distributing “Kindness Cards”. A “Kindness Card” is given by a person to another person when they do a Random Act of Kindness for someone else. 
Congratulations to Mr. Grignon’s class at Arongen Elementary on their win of the Battle of the Books reading challenge on January 14th! They will go on to Round Two at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, competing with all Shen Elementaries in March. All participants did a great job!
Arongen students bring in items to be donated to CAPTAIN as part of the Giving Tree program. This is a photo of students in Mrs. Castilla’s 3rd grade class loading the boxes into the van from CAPTAIN.
Each year during November, the Aronge Student Council collects money from students which is donated to the Shenendehowa Helping Hands Food Pantry as part of the Giving and Growing program called Stuff the Turkey. This year we collected $555.55. The students in the picture are: Bianca Carzo, Ryan Kettler, Ruth Weston, Rachel McMann.
6/7/13 -Elementary half day, no PM kindergarten.
6/14/13 - The 2012-13 calendar erroneously left off this elementary half day. Please be advised that it is a half day for elementary students. AM kindergarten attends.
6/19/13 - Last day of classes for kindergaten students
6/20/13 - Half day gr. 1-8, last day of classes.
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