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BLOG BITS 1/14/11

HAPPY FRIDAY GEORGETOWN PARENTS!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……. Wow,  two weeks down into the new year!  Things have been going good here since we have returned from break.  So now that we are back in the swing of things it is time for another “Blog Bits”.

KINDERGARTEN INFO…… Kindergarten Roundup , March 8th,  7pm – Georgetown Elem.  A 10 am session will also be held the same day at South and Alward Elementaries.  You are welcome to attend Roundup at any building.

GIRLS ON THE RUN……IMPORTANT INFORMATION, PLEASE READ FOR GIRLS IN GRADES 3-5!  REGISTRATION IS TONIGHT! Don’t miss your chance to sign up for GIRLS ON THE RUN! Although the program doesn’t start until March, you must sign up now! All girls must also attend an open house/shoe fittings.

Fri. January 14, 2011, 3:40-6:00pm,  EvergreenElementary,Allendale Sat. January 15, 2011, 9:00am-1:00pm,  Center for Women in Transition-Holland

ART ROOM NEWS……. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE we are in need of some help for our wonderful Art teacher and the FEW volunteers she has!  Mrs. Brouwer and Heather Persch are in desperate need of volunteers to help hang art work.  When the art work is ready to be hung you as the volunteers can come any time that is convenient for you and work for as long as you are able.  If you are able to help Mrs. Brouwer and Heather Persch out with this please contact Heather at fandh@sbcglobal.net.  Your time and help WILL be GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!

LIBRARY NEWS….. Please read the important message from Mrs. VandenBerg in regards to the new Overdue Library Book Email Notification system.  Some of you may have received an email this week informing you of overdue Library books.  These email notifications will be going out every Monday, beginning January 24, if your child has any books that are 21 days or more  overdue. We do not charge overdue fines so please don’t be alarmed.  The students are reminded weekly during their Library time of overdue books but may forget about these by the time they reach home.  Hopefully this will help get some of those books back.  Have a great day!  Mrs. VandenBerg

5TH GRADE NEWS…… Just a date to put on your calendar.  5th grade Camp informational meeting for parents will be held at Georgetown on Thursday, May 19 at 6pm.  It will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room.  There will a chaperone meeting immediately following the parent meeting.  It will be held in the library.

PTC NEWS….. The winner of the Jet’s Pizza night was Mrs. Bohl’s Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten class and they are getting their pizza party lunch today.  Way to go Kindergartners!!

Marco’s Pizza Night…… DECORATED PIZZA BOXES from Art class.  WOW!  KINDERGARTEN through 2ND GRADE should order on TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 and 3RD GRADE through 5TH GRADE should order on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19.  You may order either night but it would be most helpful if you could order on the designated night.  If you have siblings you are more than welcome to order for both on the same night.  Please try to allow extra time when ordering as this is a very busy night for Marco’s.  We hope you all enjoy this very FUN project!

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…….. FIRST of all,  I am attaching the Young Rembrandts flyer again.  These classes begin next week on Tuesday, January 18, but they are still looking for students to hold this class.  If you are interested please fill out the attached form or  register online at http://commed01.hudsonville.k12.mi.us/Default.aspx .

The other activities that have been offered since our last Blog Bits are Golf Lessons, Soccer Camp and Baseball Clinics.  You may print off the attached flyer for these activities or you may go to the Community Ed website and register for these classes online.

Georgetown Winter 2011YR

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COMMUNITY NEWS……… Hudsonville Little League Registration Information
Registration info is at www.hudsonvillelittleleague.com for AGES 4-18.  We also have a Challenger Division for disadvantaged kids.

Now Enrolling for Hudsonville Public School – Preschool, Kindergarten Care, Before and After School Care, and Summer Programs
Registration information can be found at the Hudsonville Public School website, www.hudsonville.k12.mi.us under Early Childhood Programs or call 616-797-0842.

Free 4 year old Preschool (child must turn four by Dec. 1, 2011)
GSRP (Great Start Readiness Preschool) is a FREE state-funded preschool program for Hudsonville four year olds who meet certain criteria. This program allows children who qualify an opportunity to receive a high-quality preschool experience who may not otherwise have the chance. Parent/Guardian’s must provide transportation to and from the program.

Children meeting at least two of the 25 criteria listed on the application can qualify.
Some examples of the criteria include: household income, single parent, unemployed parent, and many others.

The Hudsonville Public Schools’ GSRP program has openings as long as state budget allocations allow. Families who show the greatest need will be enrolled first. Registration begins January 10, 2011. Registration information can be found at the Hudsonville Public School website, www.hudsonville.k12.mi.us under Early Childhood Programs or call 616-797-0842.

Have a great day,

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

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