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shamrock03Happy March Georgetown Parents!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……… Well we made it through our first week of March and everyone survived Parent Teacher Conferences too!!  Yeah!  : )  We have a big week coming up, it is Kindergarten Round UP!  Believe it or not, from here on out, the rest of the school year is going to fly by!  For the count down to Spring Break……. 18 more school days!

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……. Just going to list a few dates for you to put on your calendars to remember for upcoming 5th grade events.  Wow….  hold on tight, before you know it you will have a middle schooler!  I also wanted to attach the flier that you can fill out and return for the upcoming fundraiser for 5th Grade CELEBRATION!!  Come out and enjoy a pancake breakfast at Vitale’s and support our 5th graders.  The cost is $7/person and the form AND money need to be turned in by FRIDAY, MARCH 18!  Please fill out and return the attached flier…….  5th Vitales Breakfast

3/24 ~ 5th Grade visits the Middle School

3/26 ~ Vitale’s Breakfast Fundraiser

4/12 ~ Instrument Fittings here @ Georgetown

4/20 ~ Parent Informational Meeting  @ Baldwin Middle/7pm

4/21 ~ Parent Informational Meeting @ Riley Middle/7pm

5/19 ~ 5th grade CAMP meeting

5/25 thru 5/27 ~ 5th grade CAMP

6/3 ~ 5th Grade CELEBRATION!!!!

PTC NEWS……. WOW ~ ~ Way to go Georgetown students and families!  You ROCK the House!!! The basket raffles raised  $1800.00 for Georgetown Elementary.  This money is used to support learning in the classrooms.  The lucky basket winners are……

KIDS CRAFTS (ECSE) ~~ Maggie Ambrose

SCRAPBOOKING (Boes) ~~ Madison DeKorte

GARDENING #1 (Bohl) ~~ Chloe Patrick

GARDENING #2 (Bohl) ~~ Cielle Waters-Umfleet

CAR CARE (Estefan) ~~ Paige Gradowski

TOY STORE (Jabaay) ~~ Ella Reifschneider

MOVIE NIGHT (Jurewicz) ~~ Victoria Eggers

CAMPING (Stadt) ~~ Parker Selders

TOY STORE (Taber) ~~ Rachel Kamer

SUMMER FUN (Woodring) ~~ Carter Braam

FAMILY GAME NIGHT (Kuieck) ~~ Xander Smith

CHOCOLATE DREAM (McDonald) ~~ Nick Randolph

DOG LOVER (Quigley) ~~ Hunter Gulch

EVERYTHING FOR A CHEF (Bialochowski) ~~ Miss Burmeister

HEALTH AND BEAUTY (Flory) ~~ Annalicia Hoag

EASTER TREATS AND ACTIVITIES (Greenlund) ~~ Taylor Truman

SWEETS AND TREATS (VanArkel) ~~ Brenden Tockstein

BOOKWORM (Bowen) ~~ Quinn Baar

COFFEE BREAK (Huizenga) ~~ Mrs. Becky Plumert

THE ATHLETE (Kooiker) ~~ Spencer VanTol

BEACH PARTY (Bouwens) ~~ Maya DeKorte

EAGLE SPIRIT (Burdis) ~~ Kaycie Lawrence

SPORT FAN  (Burmeister) ~~ Jaden Jaski

BOOK FAIR……. Don’t forget our spring book fair is coming soon.  It will be the week of March 14-18.

JET’S PIZZA NIGHT……. The classroom winner from the last Jet’s Pizza night was Mrs. Huizenga’s class.  Way to go 4th graders and parents!!  Once again the parents and students did a great job raising money for Georgetown.  We raised $140 this time.  Mrs. Huizenga will let her class know when the pizza party will be held.

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…….. Please visit the Community Ed website for the current ativities that are being offered right now for students.  We also have a rack with fliers right outside our Multi-Purpose Room.  Some of the current activities are Tae Kwon Do and Gymnastics/Dance/Cheer.  I will attach the link for you to go right to the Community Ed website for your convenience and you may register online through this site. .

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 or 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

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 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
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 If you have questions or interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Jody Ribbens @ 895-6016.


3/8 PK/K  Round-Up @ 7pm


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


3/24  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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