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Happy Last Friday of February!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……. Hope everyone enjoyed their Winter Break!!  We had a nice short week here at school and it was very uneventful.  Now lets count down the days until Spring Break!  Woo-Hoo!!!  Only 23 more school days!

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES……. Will be next week Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings (February 28, March 1 and 2) here at Georgetown.  Please come and speak with your child’s teacher and see how well things are going or share any concerns that you may have.  DO NOT FORGET  that they will be selling raffle tickets at this time for the classroom baskets also!!

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.  If we do not receive the birth certificate along with the registration your kindergarten student will not be added to a classlist until we receive the birth certificate.

5th GRADE NEWS……. We just wanted to inform you of some important information that was passed along from the Middle Schools.  MARCH 24 our 5th grade students get to visit the Middle School for a tour, they will hear music performances from the 6th grade band/choir/orchestra and they will get to have lunch there.  (Most of the students think this is the BEST part!).  APRIL 12 will be instrument fittings for all 5th graders here at Georgetown in the afternoon.  (All students have the opportunity to try out different instruments to see what might work for them).  APRIL 20 (Baldwin Middle) and APRIL 21 (Riley Middle) will be Parent Informational Meetings at the Middle Schools. The meetings are IDENTICAL so you may attend either meeting.

PTC NEWS…… Supporting a Georgetown Family….. Please tell your friends and family that we are still accepting donations for our family here at Georgetown that recently lost their home due to a fire.  We will  be taking donations through MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28  and you can send your donations in a sealed envelope marked “FAMILY DONATION” to the office.  Thanks for all of your support with this, our Georgetown Family is absolutely wonderful!

CLASSROOM BASKETS…… Parents do not forget to have your students purchase their tickets for their favorite classroom basket next week.  Tickets will be on sale MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY during lunch time and conferences!  Raffle tickets will $1 each.  The PTC also wanted to thank all of our Georgetown families for all of the great donations again this year.  Thanks for making this fun for everyone!

SPRING BOOK FAIR…….. The PTC is looking for more parent volunteers for the spring book fair.  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 or visit this link….. Volunteer Spot .

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…… Don’t forget that THIS Saturday, February 26 is KIDS ROCK THE GYM!! This will run from 5pm to 9pm at the High School.  They will accept walk-in registrations at the door if there is still availability.  Please read the attached flier with all of the info    rockgym-1 .  The other new activities that are being offered right now through Community Ed are TAE KWON DO and GYMNASTICS/DANCE/CHEER.    Please read the following fliers with all of the details……  TKD2011Spring and  gymnastiks11 .  DO NOT FORGET you can also register ONLINE.  Just click the link below. Please feel free to visit the Community Ed Website also for ALL of the activities that are available currently to students and to register online at….. http://commed01.hudsonville.k12.mi.us/Default.aspx .

EAGLE 5K/10K ……… ~  Please read the attached flier for more information regarding this race.  The attachment also has the registration form attached to it…….   2011 Eagle Run brochure 021511 .  The Hudsonville Athletic Boosters are once again sponsoring the Eagle 10k/5k run/walk on March 26, 2011. The races will begin at 9AM. Runners/walkers will begin at Hudsonville High School and will continue running through the city of Hudsonville. This is a fundraiser 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.

COMMUNITY NEWS………ONCE UPON A PANCAKE ~ ~ CHARACTER BREAKFAST…….. Allendale Music Boosters invites you to Once Upon a Pancake ~ A Character Breakfast.  come have breakfast with your favorite prince princess, and storybook characters from 7am to 10am on Saturday, March12 at Main Street Pub in Allendale.  Tickets are only $5 per plate which includes sausages, scrambled eggs, unlimited pancakes and a beverage.  Tickets can be purchased at any Allendale Public School Office or reserve your tickets via email to allendalemusicboosters@gmail.com.

3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT……… for 3rd-6th Grade boys and girls on Saturday, March 12, 2011.  Location: HUDSONVILLE UCC, 4950 32ND AVE, Hudsonville.   Time: 9-3 pm.   Sign up online at www.hudsonvillehoops.com by March 7, 2011.   Limited team slots available so register early to make sure your team can play.   Shirts for team of four and trophies for winning team.   Entry fee is $90 per team and includes registered officials.   For questions please call Karl @ 616.485.6233 or email hexcel34@gmail.com.
ALLENDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL’S 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT – SATURDAY, MARCH 26………. Tournament location for Allendale Christian School’s Fifth Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be the Allendale Public High School (grades 5-8) and Allendale Christian School (grades 3-4). ACS is hosting the tournament on Saturday, March 26. This double elimination tournament will have divisions for both girls and boys 3rd-8th grades.  Trophies will be awarded to winning teams at each level.  Tee shirts will be provided for each player. All area schools are invited to join us.  Play will be continuous with refs at each court.  Last year there were over 350 players that participated from area schools.  Cost is $80 per team.  Concessions will be available.  Registration forms are due by March 4 and are available at ACS or on our website at allendalechristian.com. If you have questions or interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Jody Ribbens @ 895-6016.

UPCOMING EVENTS

2/28 thru 3/2  Parent Teacher Conferences

3/1  Jet’s Pizza Night

3/4  Popcorn Friday

3/8 PK/K  Round-Up @ 7pm

3/11 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

3/14 – 3/18  Spring Book Fair

3/15 & 3/16   PK/K  Screening

3/16  Marco’s Pizza Night

3/17  4th Grade Field Trip to Lansing

3/18  MONDAY/WEDNESDAY KINDERGARTEN FRIDAY

3/24  5th Grade visits Baldwin Middle School

3/31  Georgetown Talent Show

4/1 – 4/10  SPRING BREAK!!!!!!

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

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