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HAPPY LAST FRIDAY OF JANUARY PARENTS!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE….. There really is not any new pressing news to report from the office this week.  Which I guess you could look at that like it is  a good thing.  Things tend to settle down a little right after the holiday break, but as we all know,  it will gradually pick up as we get closer to heading into spring time.

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.

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…….  Wow, what a successful night with our help from Mrs. Brouwer, our wonderful art teacher.  It was a great time for all with the decorated pizza boxes.  As a school we raised $485.00!!!  This was absolutely AMAZING!!  The winning classroom was 2nd grade, Mrs. Quigley!  Way to go Georgetown students!

SPRING BOOK FAIR……..  The PTC is looking for a Book Fair C0 Chair.  The spring book fair will be held the week of March 14 through 18.  This is a wonderful experience for the students here at Georgetown, shopping at the book fair.  If this is something that you think you might be interested in, please contact Cindy Roerig at 669-1285 or via email at cmroerig@yahoo.com.

COMMUNITY ED NEWS……. The new activity to publish this week is for students in between the ages of 9 and 13.  It is a “Home Alone & Babysitting Class”. These are two seperate classes that are offered.  If you would like you can print the attached form  Babysitting2011 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.

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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