News from the Office….
Almost done with the M STEP testing!! One more week for the 4th graders!! The kids did amazing and we are so very proud of them!! There are a only 19 more SCHOOL DAYS until we are done! I cannot believe it!! Our last day is on June 10 and the kids will be dismissed early at 1:00. We are off on Monday, May 30 as well for Memorial Day.
For those of you that are planners, the calendar for next year is available by clicking this link. 16_17Student(1)
•Last Pizza night is Wednesday, May 18. Order a Marco’s pizza for dinner on the 18th and make it an easy supper night!! Marco’s will give the winning class a pizza party and also donate a portion of the proceeds back to Georgetown! Thanks for your support!!
•Thanks to Audrey Straub for coordinating all of the popcorn Fridays for the kids! They love having that special treat throughout the year and we appreciate the time that you and all of the other volunteers put in!!
•This is the last call for Spartan Labels for Education! They will not be doing this again so send in what you have. Thank you for all of your support with this through the years! We will however still be collecting BOX TOPS. Here is a link for the papers you can fill throughout the summer and bring back in the fall. Summer Box Tops.
Summer BOGO Book Fair….
Please help us kick off our summer reading with our first ever Summer BOGO Fair June 14th-15th!!! 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. Shop early as quantities are limited!!!! Look for more details to be sent home with your child.
From The Art Room…..we are busy getting student art work ready to send home! Students will be placing all the fabulous pieces that they have created this year (including any art pieces that were in the HPS Art Show) into a large plastic bag that they will use to carry their art. The art bags will be sent home with students on Friday, May 27. If you prefer, you may also pick up your student and his/her art on the 27th!
5th Grade News….
• May 16 – 7:00 pm Sixth grade orientation for BMS parents and students at BMS
• May 23 and 24 – Fifth Grade Camp
• June 7 – Field Day for 4th and 5th grades
•Jamestown Memorial Day Parade
Parade starts promptly @ 10:00 a.m. – Monday, May 30, 2016
Lineup @ 8:30 a.m. @ Jamestown Baptist Church, 2472 Quincy
The parade ends at Riley Street Middle School parking lot.
You’re Invited to Participate! – Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!
Prizes awarded in the following categories:
Walkers / Bikes, Skateboards, Roller Blades /Walking Floats /
Motorized Floats / Animals / Tractors / Antique Cars
Judging 9:00 -9:20 a.m.
The following four awards will be given for each of the above categories:
Most Creative / Most Patriotic / Vintage / Judge’s Choice
All Children participating in the parade will get a treat at our special “General Store” located in the Riley Street Middle School parking lot after they finish the parade.
•Jamestown Memorial Day Essay Contest
This is an essay contest to help us focus on what Memorial Day is all about and to reflect on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and paid the price for our freedoms. There are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes as well as different age groups. Deadline for submission is May 13. You can find more information about the contest as well as the entry form in this link. Jamestown Essay Contest
•Is your daughter going into 1st-8th grade next fall and interested in cheering? Hudsonville Rocket Cheerleading will be having their registration dates on Tuesday, June 7th and Monday, August 1st. Both will be from 5-8pm and take place at the Hudsonville High School cafeteria. The registration deadline is Monday, August 1st (no late registrations will be accepted). The cost of registration is $75 and includes an end of year banquet and trophy. 1st – 6th grade girls are required to purchase a new uniform for $50, as we are getting new uniforms this year. 7th and 8th grade girls are required to pay a $10 uniform rental fee. The 1st-6th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Youth Football games and the 7th & 8th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Club Football games. Check out the Hudsonville Rocket Cheer Website for more info (www.hudsonvillerocketcheer.com). If you have questions about the program, please contact Coach Britni via e-mail email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you at registration!
Eastern Ottawa Young Life will be holding a blood drive on June 4, from 10am-2pm, at Spring Valley Church. Which is located at 5947 Lake Michigan Drive, Allendale MI.
This blood drive supports MI Blood save lives and works as a fundraiser to supply scholarships that send kids to summer camp. Michigan Blood donates $10 for each person that attempts to donate. Will you consider donating to this worthy cause?All we ask is a small piece of your time!
Pre register at eoyl.org/blooddrive
for a time slot, to avoid waiting in line. Walk-ins are always welcome! Look forward to a time celebration with fun, food, and
prizes surrounding your donation time!
•The Saturday Slip N Slide
will be held on June 18
from noon until 5:00pm
at Rosewood Park in Jenison (a.k.a. Charlie’s Dump). Join us for an afternoon of family fun
including giant waterslides, bounce houses, a foam pit, dunk tanks, toddler water park, human foosball, and much more! A raffle will be held during the last two hours of the event and thousands of dollars of prizes will be given away. A 5K run/walk will also be held that morning at 8:30am
. Visit our website for full details: www.SaturdaySlipNSlide.com
•Rock Your Voice is back!
•Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry & Community Dinner in Jenison May 20
On Friday, May 20, 2016, GUMchurch (Georgetown United Methodist) will host a Feeding America Food Mobile Food Pantry and Community Dinner beginning at 6pm. Free food for anyone who comes to get it.
Dinner and all mobile food pantry items are available at no charge and without any sort of “proof of need” to anyone who comes to get them. If you think some extra groceries can help you out, then we do too!
For more info, visit www.GUMonline.org or call 616-669-0730
•Registration For AYSO Soccer 2016-17 Season Is Now Open!
Please apply to play at www.eayso.org . You will be able to pay online
-Early Registration is now through June 11. Discount for early registration!
-After June 11, registration fees go up $10 per player.
-Registration will be closed June 25
-Any players who register after June 25, players will be placed on a waiting list.
For more information please visit our website www.ayso676.com . We hope you will be playing AYSO again this fall! Questions: please email firstname.lastname@example.org
•Detroit Lions Fundamentals Football Camp
Sponsored by Hudsonville Community Education
Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30
8:30am – 12 noon
Hudsonville Eagle Stadium
Limited Camp Enrollment!
Only $189 per participant!
Boys and Girls, ages 6-14
Non-contact, fundamental football instruction
Emphasis on USA Football’s Heads Up Blocking and Tackling
Appearance by a current or former Lions player
2 tickets to a 2016 Detroit Lions home pre-season game
Skill contests and scrimmages
10:1 Athlete to Coach ratio
Lions Camp t-shirt
The summer activities book should have come home with your youngest student last week.
We have some great camps and classes for your kids this summer.
To check out all of the great activities we have to offer, please click here. For all things pool related, please click here.
Please call or email if you have any questions or feedback.
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