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HAPPY FRIDAY GEORGETOWN PARENTS!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE…….. Things are running along pretty smoothly here at Georgetown.  Just wanted to pass along that we have been seeing more of the stomach flu virus and the fever and sore throat going around.  So please just remind your little ones to be on top of things with the hand washing and trying to get lots of rest!

KINDERGARTEN INFO……. Kindergarten Round-Up will be held on Tuesday, March 8 at 7pm. Please feel free to click the following links for the k registration and the health appraisal.

You may download this and fill them out and return them to Georgetown or you may stop in the office starting on Monday, January 24 to pick these up. We DO ask however, that when dropping off the filled out registrations that you bring in the child’s original birth certificate.

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…… CALLING ALL GEORGETOWN DADS AND DAUGHTERS…….  The Georgetown Elementary PTC is inviting you to One Enchanted Evening on Saturday, February 12 from 6-8:30. Get ready to get all dressed up for some special father/daughter time, dancing, games and sweet treats! Tickets are $15/couple (and $5 for each additional daughter). The Father/Daughter flyer attached has all of the details and the registration form that must be returned to school by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 with your payment!! Please print the attached flyer if you need to so you can register now for this fun event     Father Daughter Flyer4

Marco’s Pizza Night……. we will have information soon on how our Marco’s Pizza Night went with the decorated pizza boxes.  I will post this as soon as I have it.

COMMUNITY ED NEWS……. The first new activity to publish this week is for students in grade K-8.  It is a Jr. Dance Clinic.  If you would like you can print the attached form   2011DanceClinic or feel free to contact Community Ed directly at 669-7747, ext #3.  You may also register online by visiting http://commed01.hudsonville.k12.mi.us/Default.aspx .

Grand Valley State University……….Winter Youth Football Camp
Who: Grades 1-8
When: February 20, 2011
What Time: 2:00-5:00
Where: Laker Turf Building
How Much: $30
The Winter Youth Camp will emphasize football fundamentals – blocking, tackling, passing, catching. Both offensive and defensive skills will be taught. GVSU’s coaches and players will provide instruction on a variety of football skills. Games and competitions will be held with a focus on fun and skill development. Please see the attached link for more info.


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.
GIRL SCOUTS…….. There will be a parent information meeting at the Park Elementary Community Room on Tuesday, January 25 at 7pm.  If you have any questions please contact Michelle Curnow at 616-662-8983 or michellecurnow@yahoo.com.   Please read the attached flyer also for more info   Hudsonville_VolunteerLetter

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

2/1  Jet’s Pizza Night

2/4  Popcorn Friday AND School WIDE PJ DAY!

2/11  T/TH Kindergarten Valentine’s Parties

2/12  Father/Daughter Evening 6p to 8p

2/14  Valentine’s Parties

2/16  Marco’s Pizza Night

2/18 AND 2/21   NO SCHOOL……..WINTER BREAK

2/25  M/W Kindergarten

2/28 thru 3/2  Parent teacher conferences

Have a great day,

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

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