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BLOG BITS 10/1/10

HAPPY FIRST FRIDAY OF OCTOBER!!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE…..  Can you believe it,  we have made it through our first month of school and wow did it go by fast!  It has been a busy couple of weeks since our last “Blog Bits”. We had school pictures taken last week and the Walk A Thon this week.  Just an FYI I know you have not received your student’s photos yet, but for those not photographed  or if you would like retakes once you have seen your photos the retake day will be Tuesday, November 2.

This should be a short news week as things are going very smoothly here and nothing to big coming up.  Please read on however, as the Walk A Thon updated will posted below under PTC news.

LIBRARY NEWS…… We have enrolled our school in the Book It Program which is sponsored by Pizza Hut.  This program will run from October through March.  Each grade level will have a weekly reading goal.  A calendar will go home at the end of each month for students to track their reading minutes for the following month.  Once they have met their goal, send the calendar back and we will collect and issue them a certificate for a FREE one-topping Personal Pan Pizza.  You have 30 days from the date on the back of certificate to redeem it.  This program may be combined with Reading Counts and any at home reading.  Please direct all your questions to our Librarian Mrs. VandenBerg at jvandenb@hpseagles.net Feel free to also visit the Book It! Program website at www.bookitprogram.com.  The first calendar will go home the last week of September for the month of October.  Have fun and READ READ READ!!!

PE NEWS…..  Families do not forget the “Turkey Trot” is coming soon.  Please watch the PE Blog for more upcoming information.  The date for the “Turkey Trot” will be Tuesday, October 26.

PTC NEWS……  WALK A THON…..  Wow, Georgetown students way to go!!  Your walking helped raise just over  $10,0000.00!!! Thanks to all of you who helped with this event and thanks to the students for doing such a great job of raising money for our school.

BOX TOP COMPETITIONS….. We are planning a couple of competitions this year.  The first competition starts now and runs until October 15.  The second competition will start January 3 and run until February 15.

The classroom from each wing (Early Childhood – 1st/2nd – 3rd/4th -5th) that collects the most Box Tops up will earn a ‘Classroom Prize’.                                 The top Boy and Girl from each wing will earn a Gift Card.

Please send your Box Tops in to school with your child or drop them off in the school lobby in the designated box. Make sure you child’s name, grade and teacher are listed on the bag/envelope when you turn them in!

COMMUNITY EVENTS…… Georgetown Fire Prevention week.  Please join the Georgetown Township Fire Department  for their  fire prevention open house.  It will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm.  It will be held at Fire Station #1 at the corner of 14th Ave and 44th Street.

COMMUNITY ED ACTIVITIES….  Currently we have one new posting from Community Ed.  It will be a “Young Rembrandts” after school drawing class for students in grades 1-5.  Please see the attached form if you are interested in enrolling in this class.   You may also visit the Community Ed website at www.hudsonvillepublicschools.org for other activites being offered.  If you have any questions or concerns please call Rebecca at 669-1740, ext #3.

Georgetown Elem Fall 1 2010(3)

UPCOMING EVENTS TO PUT ON THE CALENDAR

10/5 Jet’s Pizza Night,  3rd Gr Flory/Bialochowski Field Trip

10/6 3rd Gr Greenlund/VanArkel Field Trip

10/7 Fire Prevention Open House at Firehouse #1

10/8  M/W PK/K Day,  Popcorn Friday

10/13  Late Start  ONLY FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOLS!!!!!

10/20  Marco’s Night

10/22  NO SCHOOL

10/26  Turkey Trot

10/28  T/TH K Halloween Parties

10/29  Halloween Parties

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

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