March 18


Penny Wars  Strategy- Do Whatever It Takes!


Coming soon to Arno…

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March 18

No events

Book exchange during media all week

March 19

No events

March 20

Mr. Peace assembly 3-5 9:00

Tornado Drill 1:30

PTSA @Arno 7:00

Wear it Wednesdays

March 21

No events

March 22

Flashlight Friday

March 25

No events

March 26

5th Grade Camp

Choir Concert 6:30

March 27

Wear it Wednesdays

March 28

5th grade camp return

PBIS reward

March 29

Early Dismissal 11:30

Flashlight Fridays

Spring break begins at the end of day

Spring GIF by Hallmark eCards

Mobile Dentist is Coming to Arno on April 25th (See links below)

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From the PTA

Get your princess dresses and glass slippers ready girls! The Daddy Daughter dance is April 12th from 6-9pm. Tickets can be purchased online at or money and registration forms can be turned into the ARNO office. Please be advised that this event is for current ARNO students only.

We are having a craft night on Friday, March 22 at 630pm to create items for the Daddy/Daughter dance. If you are interested in helping out please email us at

The PTA will also be looking for volunteers to help the day of the Daddy/Daughter Dance. Watch for a signup genius link for more details.

Half day coming up on Friday March 29th! Spring Break is March 30th-April 7th.

Thank you again for everyone who volunteered or donated for Spring Fever! Your continued support is greatly appreciated!

If anyone is interested in becoming a member of our Executive board please email us at

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Even the Governor…

The Mrs. Warneck/Dr. Chuby vocab team has accomplished the top- a video from Gov Whitmer!  Tremendous thanks to both!


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Limited Schools of Choice Program for 2019-20

The Allen Park Public School District has established a successful Schools of Choice Program for the past several years and the Board of Education has approved continuation of the program for the 2019-20 school year for Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  (Requests for specific elementary schools cannot be guaranteed)

Applications will be available beginning Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Riley Education Center, 9601 Vine or at Completed applications will be accepted beginning Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 26, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. weekdays in the Pupil Accounting Office at the Riley Education Center. Completed applications may also be emailed to by Friday, April 26, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  Absolutely no late applications can be accepted.

A random draw selection will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at 9:00 a.m. at the Riley Education Center.  The draw will determine numerical selection for acceptance of candidates.

We ask that you help us by sharing this information with friends and/or family members who may be interested in having their children become a part of the Allen Park Public Schools Family.

For more information about the Schools of Choice Program, please see the attached FAQ’s, visit our website at or call (313) 827-2105.

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Crazy Socks to Support World Down Syndrome Awareness Day


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March is Reading Month Pics

Superintendent Mike Darga stopped by Arno to read to our Cougars



Mrs. Metzger, Bennie Principal, read to some of our classrooms- including Mrs. Smalley’s and Ms. Higgins


Many of our Cougars participated in “Unplugged” Night!


Our Book Exchange Advertisers Nora and Jenny hard at work!


Word of the Day with Mrs. Smalley’s Class



Penny Wars are Back!  This fun activity raises funds to be used on next March is Reading Month!



Frindle Illustrations in 3rd Grade



Even the Texas Roadhouse mascot got into the reading festivities!

Roary and the Detroit Lions rolled into Arno to help us with our Reading Month activities with a great assembly

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The Kiwanis Club of AP has asked the schools to partner with them on an upcoming shoe drive from March 11 thru 28.  Members of the Kiwanis will have a bag for the shoes in every office.  They will pick up the collected donations at the conclusion of the drive and bring them all to Riley for sorting and picked up by the organization.

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