Blog Bits 3/3/2017
News from the Office…
We have been so fortunate to be able to get the kids outside. Keep in mind, if it is muddy outside, boots is still a good idea. Last weekend, Georgetown was transformed into a scene from Hollywood! I have talked to many girls who had such a great time at the daddy daughter dance and it seemed to be a very fun night! Thank you to Penny Johnson and her crew of volunteers for putting together such a great event!! Parent Teacher conferences are coming up and also book fair will be the same week. Be sure to check it out when you come to meet with your child’s teacher!! We hit the month of March!! That means we are getting so close to Spring Break already! 4 more weeks! Time flies when we are having fun! Our first day off for Spring Break is March 31 and will go through April 9.
We are asking for your help and cooperation with something that we have had several complaints with. Please Please Please if you are picking up or dropping kids off, park your car in a parking spot and come in to the building. It will not only help with the flow of traffic, but also keep the kids safer!! In the morning if you are dropping off, please do not sit parked in the circle drive. We need to keep the flow of cars able to move. We sincerely appreciate you help with this!!
Hope everyone has a great weekend!!
Early Release Day, March 10…
We will be dismissing at 12:15 on March 10. If your child is a car rider, please be at school between 12:10 and 12:15 for pick up. Food Service will be offering a sack lunch on early release days. Children can order a lunch with their teacher in the morning and will have them to take to their destination. The cost will be $2.25. Free and reduced benefits will also apply.
March 7 and 8 – Jet’s Pizza Night, Don’t forget to tell them your child’s teacher when ordering! The class with the most orders will win a pizza party!
March 16 – Marco’s Pizza Night, Same thing, tell them your child’s teacher when ordering and they might win a pizza party!
March 13 – 17 Book Fair,Evening shopping hours M, T, W 5-7p.m. Please click on this link to go to the sign up page!! If you work a shift you get 10% off your purchase!!!
March 25 – Mother Son Event at BAM in Holland.
Save the date – for the 2017 STUDENT ART SHOW!
The 17th annual Hudsonville Student Art Show will be held April 17 through 25
at the Hudsonville City Hall Community Room. The show will be open to the public during City Hall business hours from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
during the week, and artist receptions will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 PM Monday
. The district-wide show features student work from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade and includes spectacular pieces in clay, paint, pastel, and a variety of other media.
The show includes 125 spectacular pieces from our own Georgetown artists! Art show selections are made based upon creativity, careful craftsmanship, and best use of art materials and art concepts. Students who are in the show will receive an art show invitation in early April.
ARTIST RECEPTION for GEORGETOWN featured artists is WEDNESDAY APRIL 19 from 5:30-7:30 PM. If you can’t make it that evening – attend any other evening instead!
•The Heritage Christian School Spring Children’s Clothing Sale will be held on Saturday, March 11 from 9:00 – 12:00. Come shop the great collection of infant to teen clothing, outdoor/indoor toys, books, games, shoes, baby equipment, maternity, and more. Delicious baked goods are also for sale! Located in the large gym at Heritage Christian at 6340 Autumn Dr., Hudsonville. Hope to see you there!
•Holy Cross Lutheran Church Kids Spring/Summer Sale (1481 Baldwin St, Jenison)
*Clothing and shoes baby-teen, maternity, baby items, outdoor items, books/games/puzzles/movies, room decor, sports equipment, and lots of toys
*Friday March 17th 9am -3pm
*Saturday March 18th 9am-1pm (Half Off Sale)
*Sale proceeds help fund youth summer mission trips
•Mom 2 Mom Sale!
Presented by Hudsonville High School’s Eagle Renaissance Program
9am – 12pm on Saturday, March 11, 2017
Hudsonville Freshman Campus
3370 Allen St. Hudsonville, MI 49426
Strollers Welcome All Hours
Children’s Items + Maternity Items + Big Ticket Children’s Items for sale!
We appreciate your support for our Eagle Renaissance Program!
All proceeds from this fundraiser will support our Renaissance Program in its efforts to encourage improved academic performance + a stronger Hudsonville Eagle culture!
If you are interested in renting a table to sell, please send an email to: email@example.com
We will email you the table rental agreement form.
•Sign Up for Spring Girls Lacrosse! Registration is now open for the Hudsonville Youth Lacrosse Spring Season!
Girls -Grades 5-8th will play for Hudsonville against teams from other communities in a Spring outdoor season.
-Practices begin Late-March, Games begin after Spring Break (no practices over Spring Break).
-New players are welcome. This is a great time to start playing the fast-growing sport of lacrosse.
Registration is open! For more team information or to contact one of our coaches, visit our team website at:www.hudsonvillegirlslax.com
•Bring the world to your doorstep! International Experience (iE-USA) is a non-profit high school student exchange organization
, and we are seeking host families for the 2017-2018 school year. Students provide their own spending money to cover personal, school, sports, and recreation expenses, their own health insurance, and a desire to become part of your family. Host families provide a safe and caring home, three meals per day, local transportation, and a quiet place to study. Would you consider learning about the opportunity to open your heart and home to an exchange student? Please contact local coordinator Sarah Boucher at 507-403-3544
. Sarah lives in Jenison and is close by to be of support throughout the entire exchange experience. You can view available students to host at www.iE-USA.org
•The Hudsonville Athletic Boosters are presenting the GMB/ Eagle 5k ” Brian Carlson Memorial Run” on March 25, 2017 at 9am. The event will take place at Hudsonville High School with the route running through the city of Hudsonville. Special guest speaker this year will be Rebecca Cruttenden speaking at 8:30am in the gym. Rebecca is the founder and director of the Team Orphans and the owner of Clara Cookies. She is also a mother of three adopted children and a 6 time Ironman finisher. Be sure to check her out on our website. Come and hear Rebecca’s story and see why she is so passionate about helping others.
.. Be sure to sign up on line at www.classicrace.com or visit our website www.hudsonville5k.com for more information and registration. Online registration only. Packet pickup and late registration will be at Harvest Health March 24 from 4-7pm and Race day morning from 7am to 8:50am. Be sure to check out and LIKE our Facebook page (GMB Eagle 5k race) also for all updates. All runners will receive lots of post-race refreshments.
•We have many offerings for your kids this winter! Check out this link to see what we have to offer!
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Hudsonville Community Education 669-1740, ext #3
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