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BLOG BITS 3/10/11

shamrock03HAPPY THURSDAY GEORGETOWN PARENTS!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE…… Woo-Hoo, what a fabulous short week we had here.  How can it get much better than having a four day week and being able to wear “comfy” reading clothes too!  We had Kindergarten Round-Up this week also and it went very well.  We are going to have another bumper crop of PK and K students again this coming school year.  Lots of new little students in our district!  : )  Now for the exciting Spring Break count down………  14 more school days!!

FOOD SERVICE NEWS……… Attention Parents:  The food service department is going “green” and will be piloting a new program in your building this month.  Starting with the April menu, you will receive the monthly lunch menu and deposit slip form by email through the School Messenger system.  If you have an email address registered with the school system, you will receive this information the third week of every month.   You can also print a copy of the monthly menu off of our web page at www.jenhudfood.org.  If you do not have email or access to a computer, you can request from your building secretary to have a paper copy sent home each month.  Paper copies will also be available in each building for pickup.  Please feel free to contact Stacey at 667-3352 or swykoski@hpseagles.net if you have any questions or concerns.

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

4/27 ~ Course Selection/Enrollments due back to your 5th Gr teacher

5/2 ~ 7pm  6th Gr Orientation for 5th Gr parents and students

5/19 ~ 5th grade CAMP meeting

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

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

PTC NEWS………. Ok, how do you top WOW and You ROCK the House ?!! How about WOO-HOO and these parents of ours are ROCK STARS!!! The Georgetown PTC would like to thank everyone for the amazing show of love and support for a Georgetown family that recently experienced a house fire.  As a school and local community, we raised $2665.00 for the Grooms/DeRouin family.  Generosity like this is truly something our school should be proud of…. we not only care; we show that we care.  Thank you…

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…….. It looks like Community Ed will be offering some fun and exciting activities for kids over Spring Break.  These will be offered through Gymnastics Unlimited and are being offered for girls and boys, ages 4 through 16!  Please read the attached flier for more information…..  Spring break 2011(2) .  Please remember you can visit the Community Ed website for all of the activities that are currently available and you are ALSO able to register on line for these courses through this link!    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.

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

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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