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BLOG BITS FROM THE OFFICE

WOW…….  here comes a whole lot of information from the Georgetown office.  It has been a very  BUSY 1st week back to school from holiday break!!

SCHOOL NEWS

FROM THE OFFICE…. Just a reminder from the TRANSPORTATION DEPT. AND THE OFFICE, parents MAY NOT drop students off in the back of the school!!  Either in the bus loop or the back parking lot by the Middle School.  This is imperative for the safety of the students.  PLEASE drop students off in the circle drive in the front of the school. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter!  We just want to make sure every student is safe and sound!

BOX TOP WINNERS….The individual box top winners area as follows:

K/1  Wing Boy=Carson Bretz (Huizenga) / Girl=Skylar Hill (Stadt);  2/3 Wing Boy=Brendan Ham (McDonald) / Girl=Chloe Patrick (Quigley);  4/5 Wing Boy=Noah Ambrose (Jurewicz) / Girl=Linnae Conkel (Burdis)

Individual prize is a board game and $5 gift card to Barnes and Noble.

Classroom winners are as follows:

K/1  Wing Classroom winner = Woodring;  2/3 Wing Classroom winner=Greenlund;  4/5 Wing Classroom winner=Jurewicz

Classroom winners will be rewarded  with having lunch and watching a movie.

3RD GRADE NEWS

The Third Graders would like to have an ongoing school wide pop can drive to collect money to buy books. We would then make book baggies for children at Georgetown (readers that struggle either with interest, skills or financially) to read over the summer. We would also like to donate our gently used books that we have “grown out of” to the younger grades. During this project we will be gathering data, making wish lists and in the end purchasing books so please send in your empty cans to either Miss VanArkel or Mrs. McDonald’s classroom.

5TH GRADE INFORMATION–VERY IMPORTANT NEW Immunization Requirements for 2010-2011 School Year ~ We have recently been notified by the State that beginning with the next school year, all incoming 6th graders (current 5th grade students) will have additional immunization requirements as stated below:

1.  Two doses of Varicella vaccine or have a history of having chickenpox.
2.  One dose of meningococcal vaccine.
3.  One dose of tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis (Tdap) (if 5 years or more have passed since last dose of tetanus/diphtheria vaccine – DTaP, Td or DT).

If your child needs immunizations, please make work of completing these immunizations during the 5th grade school year. Doing so will be a great help to the Middle School Secretaries who need to check for immunization compliance for every 6th grade student in our district.

Please be advised, that any child who has not had all of his or her immunizations will not be allowed to start 6th grade.

COMMUNITY ED NEWS

Please read the attached flyers in regards to two upcoming events from Community Ed.  One is for Gymnastics and Dance and the other is for Gymnastics and More.  Gymnasitcs and Dance is offered for ages 2-6.  Gymnastics and more is for ages 1st grade and up.  Please fill out the attached forms and return to Community Ed of visit www.hudsonvillepublicschools.org and you can register online.

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VOLLEYBALL AND ATHLETIC BOOSTER INFO

Come support the volleyball program on January 13 at Culver’s in Jenison!  The high school volleyball players will be working and a portion of the profits that evening will go to the volleyball program.  Take your family and eat at Culver’s from 4 pm to 9 pm on Wednesday, January 13 and support your volleyball program!

The Hudsonville Athletic Boosters are once again sponsoring the Eagle 10k/5k. On March 27, 2010 at 9am the runs will take place starting at Hudsonville High School and running through the city of Hudsonville. This is a fund raiser for the Athletes of Hudsonville High School. For more information log onto www.eagle10k.com or www.classicrace.com, be sure to mark your calendars for this event. If you would like to volunteer to work this event please call 893-5830 or email through the website.  Thank you for your support of Hudsonville Athletics.

LITTLE LEAGUE INFORMATION

Georgetown Little League……  Georgetown Little League in-person registration will occur on January 16 & 23 from 9 – 1 at the Jenison High School Media Center. Online registrations are open now and will run through at least February 14 with some divisions having late registration with a $10 late fee until February 28.  Little League is open to girls who are 5 before 12/31/09 and boys who are 5 before 4/30/10.  If you live north of Port Sheldon and east of 56th Ave , Georgetown Little League is your Little League.  More information is available at www.GeorgetownLL.com or you may call Rob at 437-5054.

Hudsonville Little League…… Hudsonville Little League’s season is just around the corner. If you’re in our district and would like to play this season, then please pre-register on our Website at http://www.hudsonvillelittleleague.com/ to make the registration process go faster on Saturday, Jan 23rd. It’s quick and easy…

Let us know if you have any problems registering online and we Hope to see you this season playing the Great American Game of Baseball… Thanks,  Coach Bob
Okay I do believe that is all for now.  Whoo… hopefully that will be enough “light” reading for you until next time!!!
Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Nurenberg  : )
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