Blog Bits 10/7/2016
News From the Office…
Thank you so much for the generous donations from walk a thon!! We announced all of the winners this past week and the kids were very excited!! The money raised will support many events highlighted here. We want to say thank you again to all of the parents that volunteered as well. It was a huge success and we are beyond grateful!!
Just a reminder that next week Friday Oct 14 is our next early dismissal day. The kids will be out at 12:15. If your child is a car rider, please be at school at 12:10 for pick up. The kids do not eat lunch at school on early dismissal days. Food Service will be offering a sack lunch on early release days this school year for children to order and take with them to their destination. The cost will be $2.25. Free and reduced benefits will also apply.
October 19 and 20, hearing screening will be done for K, 2nd, and 4th grades. Vision screening will be done on 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades. This is done be the Ottawa County Health Department.
Lastly, this is a reminder that tonight is Homecoming and the Hudsonville Education Foundation has a lot of fun things set up to do before the game. One of those fun things is getting to dunk teachers and staff from the district in dunk tanks!! Our very own Mrs. Ball and Mrs. VanderStel will be in the dunk tanks at 5:00 so wear your blue and yellow and come to see if you can dunk them!!
Turkey Trot is October 25! Today was the last day for early registration, but there will be late registration and additional shirts available at the late registration table on the day of the race. Supplies will be limited though. Late registration begins at 4:30 the day of the race which is October 25 and is held at the Eagle Stadium at the Baldwin Street Middle School.
Please note that due to a conflict with the middle school holiday band concert, the Georgetown Holiday Program has been rescheduled to December 13. The students have already begun learning their songs and are so excited to perform for you! More details will come home the beginning of December. Thank you!
•Thursday, Oct 20 – Mark you calendars for Marco’s Pizza Night!! Make it a easy, delicious supper night! Order Marco’s and support Georgetown at the same time!! Tell them your child’s teacher when ordering and Marco’s will deliver a portion of the proceeds back to Georgetown. Also, the class with the most orders wins a pizza party for their class!!
•Box Tops Collection Time!! Please send in your cut out box tops by OCTOBER 21 so you have 2 weeks!! Label them with the name of your child’s teacher!! These will be getting counted and sent off to raise money for Georgetown!!
•GBC Fall Craft Show
Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Our Third Annual Craft Show! Don’t miss this unique craft show with no entry charge, free refreshments, and a free “silent auction” – get a ticket just for attending and check out our website to find out how to get more tickets.
Georgetown Bible Church
4114 Baldwin St. Hudsonville, MI 49426
event website: georgetownbiblechurch.com/craftshowinformation
•Urban Hay Day
Free fall festival in Hudsonville Saturday, Ocotber 15 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm located at Gemmen’s Home and Hardware (3488 Kelly Street) and Farmers Co-op (3302 Prospect street). There are many different events to do including pumpkin carving, pumpkin races, the critter barn, cider and donuts, a bounce house, pony rides, and much much more!!! Event details are listed at www.UrbanHayDay.com
You’re invited to join us for a free family event on October 29 from 1-3pm at Jamestown Lower Elementary. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for carnival games, costume contest, donuts, cider and of course, lots of candy!
•Community Harvest Festival in Jenison Oct. 23
On Sunday, October 23, 2016, GUMchurch (Georgetown United Methodist) invites all community families to a Harvest Festival. There will be seasonal activities, games, prizes, and snacks! Costumes are welcome (but no gore or scary costumes, please!).
This event is free and open to the entire community. Harvest Festival is sponsored by the GUMchurch Nex-Gen Ministries.
GUMchurch is located at 2766 Baldwin Street in Jenison, at the southeast corner of Baldwin and 28th Street.
For more info, visit www.GUMonline.org or call 616-669-0730
Homecoming / HEF Fundraiser…
Homecoming Football Game October 7. Wear your BLUE and YELLOW EAGLE SPIRIT gear and come to play come fun games!!! There will be fun games and activities for the kids to do at the football stadium from 5:00 – 6:30. Come and check out the dunk tanks and get some ice cream and just have fun!! See this flyer for more details!! hef-poster
We have many great offerings for your kids this fall! I have also attached a pdf in case you have trouble viewing the document online. Register online!
Please feel free to call if you have any questions.
Hudsonville Community Education 669-1740, ext #3
2016 Fall Community Education Offerings
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•Community Open House & Dedication Ceremony for South Elementary
The community is invited to attend an open house to tour South Elementary (4900 40th Avenue) on October 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Guided tours will be available or guests are welcome to walk through the spectacular spaces at their leisure. There will be a dedication ceremony at 6:00 p.m