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Wednesday: Final Day of BOGO BOOK FAIR

BOGO Book fairPlease help us kick off our summer reading with our first ever Summer BOGO Fair Wednesday June 15.

Come by and stock up on books so your kids can never complain that they have “nothing to do” over summer.

Purchases also help benefit our school by allowing us to buy more books for classrooms and the library.  Share with friends who have young children at other schools.  The more the merrier!

Tomorrow we are open from 9-4pm.

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boxTops4EducationLast summer, we raised a record number of BOX TOPS for our school.  The BOX TOP earnings helped us to purchase our third GAGA PIT.  We would like to use the money earned this summer to SUPPORT TECHNOLOGY with many for learning apps, tablets and much more!

Every sheet is worth $5.00.  If every child from Georgetown (approx 600) fills  one sheet this summer, our school will earn $3,000.  THAT’s A LOT OF TECH MONEY!

Many thanks to Lori Simpson and all of you who are on her team of BOX TOP counters, trimmers and packers.  This is a great program that pays off because of all of YOU!

Download your form here:  Summer Box Tops

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Community News Updates

Here are a few more things going on in the community if you are interested……

EverGreen Ministries Arts Camp 2016 – “Olympics” – August 1- August 4
Going into grades 2-5 for 2016/2017 school year
9:00am-1:00pm – choose two classes and play “olympic games”. Snack provided mid- morning, bring a sack lunch!arts camp
Registration opens June 1 at – admittance is lottery based if we exceed the maximum participants.

•Middle School:
EverGreen Ministries Arts Camp 2016 – “Glo – lympics” – July 31- August 3
Going into grades 6-8 for 2016/2017 school year
6:00 – 9:00pm
Nightly glo party, choose an art class, participate in open studio, and play olympic games.- Snack provided.
Registration opens June 1 at – admittance is lottery based if we exceed the maximum participants.


•Hudsonville Youth Footballfootball helmet

HYF Registrations are open at


•Community Ed…

Don’t forget to register your kids for some of our great camps and classes we have this summer!

Summer Activity Brochure   Aquatics Information

Online Registration

Please call or email me if you have any questions or feedback.

Rebecca Fabiano
Hudsonville Community Education

We want to say THANK YOU to all who brought in treats and goodies to the office at the end of the year! We appreciate it and love getting to work with such fun kids! Have a safe and enjoyable summer!!summer sand



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happy summer

We had an amazing final day…made even better when the storms broke apart just before they reached Hudsonville!  Teachers spent their mornings celebrating individual student and class accomplishments and reflecting on the growth of the past year.

As excited everyone is for the school year to close, there was an equal amount of butterflies and tears as we said goodbye for the summer months.  To be honest, I shed tears as I said goodbye to this amazing group of 5th grade students.  I become very attached to them during the 6 or 7 years of their time at Georgetown and have watched them mature socially, emotionally and academically.  They are a very special class — and I will miss them.

There are also families who are moving out of state or to new homes within our district — and these students and families will be equally missed.



Mr. Rob is our custodian and each year on the final day, he collects random items from classrooms and puts these in the rotunda.  Pictured to the right, you’ll find Mrs. Ripley, Mrs. Hoekstra and myself DABBING it up on the last day.

Wishing you all a wonderful summer — one that offers your time to build memories with your family and friends.  This won’t be the last time you hear from me.  I will be blogging about summer learning incentives, open library (Tuesdays from 10-12) and our upcoming BUY ONE GET ONE FREE BOOK FAIR (June 14 & 15).

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Medication Pick Up


Last medication reminder……….If your child has meds at school, you MUST pick them up by the end of the day (1:00) on Friday June 10 (last day of school). Any meds that are left at school at the end of the year will be disposed of.  Thanks!

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Early Dismissal on the Last Day

it's summer

Just a reminder that we will be dismissed at 1:00 on Friday June 10 – the Last Day of School!  Students will start exiting the building for the buses at 12:5o.

Also, the students will eat lunch  at school on the last day.

We hope you all enjoy your summer break and we will see you in the fall!

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Georgetown Millionaire’s 2016-17

millionWe have  a very successful MILLIONAIRE CLUB at our school.  Georgetown Millionaire’s read VORACIOUSLY all year long…so much reading that when they reach 1,000,000 words, they are part of the club.

We honor them with a Barnes and Noble gift card, an award certificate, a standing ovation at the Talent Show and their name also goes in the display case.

The MILLIONAIRES are listed below.  MANY MANY thanks to parents who support us each year for the WALK•A•THON.  The money raised during this one event helps to fund awards for this event and books for our library.  Also, thank you to Mrs. VandenBerg, our librarian, who tracks and counts all these words every year.




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Reading Counts Winners 2016-17

rcReading Counts is an online quiz program that we offer for readers in grades 2-5.  Students read a book from the library then take a quiz on the book through a system called SCHOLASTIC READING COUNTS.

Students who made the goal for their grade level were entered into a drawing for a Target gift card.  The winners are listed below.  Mrs. VandenBerg, our librarian, will make sure that all the gift cards go home on Friday of this week.

  • 2nd Greenlund – Coleton VanderPloeg
  • 2nd Kuieck – Tate Ham
  • 2nd Ray – Jackson Burgess
  • 2nd VanKoevering – Noelle Hoffmantarget
  • 3rd Flory – Eva Latimer
  • 3rd McDonald – Sabella Lema
  • 3rd VanArkel – Jackson Hammersmith
  • 3rd VanderStel – Jack Steele
  • 4th Bowen – Evelyn VanTol
  • 4th Huizenga – Macy Snip
  • 4th Kooiker – Jae VanderBeek
  • 4th Quigley – Nora Klein
  • 5th Ball – Kiara Sullivan
  • 5th Burdis – Brock Beemer
  • 5th Gort – Karly Gort
  • 5th Walenta – Brooke VanDeBurg

                                          The GRAND PRIZE – an Ipad mini – goes to one student who has made their goals ipadminifor the year.  The winner of this drawing for this year is:  Elise Conkel, Mrs. Burdis’ Class.

Many thanks to our Parent Club (and all of you who donate to our WALK•A•THON each year) and Mrs. VandenBerg for making this program so successful!

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NOTE…if any audio is missing this is due to COPYRIGHT issues with the music.  Youtube reserves the right to remove the music if the song production company claims a copyright infringement.

  • PART 1:  Drew; Dylan, Josh; Jayden; Chelsea & Jenna;   Avery;  Sam, Samaria, Sophia & Thalia; Cloe, Julia, Izzy, Emma, MJ;
  • PART 2:  CJ & Jacob; Brendan, Levi, Oliver;  Jae & Bri; Elaina; Bella & Hermione; Brady, Jack, Connor; Hunter;
  • PART 3:   Melea & Kendall; Tyler & Trey; Solomon; Ethan & Jake;


  • Part 1: Kaitlyn, Emily, Eva; Bella, Aiden; Taylor, Bethany, Maddie; Kailen; Simon; Hope; Jordan & Taylor
  • Part 2: Ben; Kavan & Emilee; Maci;  Sophia, Kylie, Emma, Mary; Sienna & Katelyn; Rachel; Lexi, Ashley, Isabel, Anna; Messiah;
  • Part 3:  Erica; Mia & Rachel; Nathan; Morgan; Elizabeth; Remi; Kayla, Maci, Sophia; Teresa, Lilly
  • Part 4:  Chloe, Emerson, Autumn, Siri; Sophie, Emerson; Autumn, Siri; Kailey, Elisa, Haley, Kelsey; Georgetown Dancers


  • Part 1:  Sabella, Katie, Eva; Aaron & Aiden; Jackson; Madelyn; Tegan; Kalie, Grace, Ellie; Zach & Brayden; Finely & Kaylin; Kendra & Hailey
  • Part 2:  Megan &  Hannah; Noah & Brayden; Faith; Anderson & Eric; Avery & Hayley; Reid & Riley
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