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BLOG BITS 5/20/2011

HAPPY FRIDAY AFTERNOON GEORGETOWN PARENTS!!yellow_daisy_flower_growing_in_a_pot_0515-1103-2603-0549_TN

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE…….. WOW, what an exciting and BUSY week here at Georgetown!  “Just Write” was held all week long so we had MANY visitors throughout the building reading all of the great stories from the students.  Our wonderful Liverpool guests were here with us this past week also if any of your students happened to mention that they had a nice British teacher with them!!  We have one more week with the Liverpool students before they return home so make sure your kids all send them off with a great farewell.

Just a few reminders for next week:    5TH GRADE CAMP, WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 THROUGH FRIDAY, MAY 27


MEDS IN THE OFFICE……. This is just a reminder to those of you that have student medication here in the office.  It WILL NEED to be PICKED UP before the office closes the week after school.  Any medication that has NOT been picked up by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 will be discarded.  Thank you for remembering this for us!  : )

SUMMER VACATION COUNTDOWN……… Is everyone holding on.. the last DOUBLE DIGIT number for the year…. only 13 school days until summer break!!!  Woo ~ Hoo!!

LIBRARY NEWS……….Attention all  K-5th grade students!! How would you like a summer full of reading adventures and at the same time a chance to earn a free book?!  To get more information on this go to and find out how to join the Barnes & Noble summer reading program called Imagination’s Destination.  In addition to this check out the Bookapalooza  Party on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 1:00p.m. at the Barnes & Noble in RiverTown Crossings Mall.  This is sure to be a good time!!

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!

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

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

6/7 ~ 4th/5th Grade Field day at BMS

COMMUNITY ED NEWS……… Hudsonville Community Education and Hudsonville Lanes are excited to offer families a great
night of affordable fun
!    Music ~ Lights ~ Friends ~ Food~ Prizes & Bowling ~ a combination that’s sure to be a hit!
Who: Boys and Moms (ages 3 and up)
When: Mother/Son – May 21, 2011
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. OR 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $8 per person – includes shoe rental, 2 games of bowling, hot dog, chips & drink
Where: Hudsonville Lanes

You may register online by visiting or call Rebecca at 669-7747, ext. #3

Rock & Bowl ~~ Attention all boys, girls, moms & dads, Rock and Bowl is here!!  Please read the attached flyer for all of the details.   Rock&Bowl2011

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! .

HUDSONVILLE ROCKET CHEER…….. Is your daughter going into 1st-8th grade next fall and interested in cheering? Hudsonville Rocket Cheerleading will be having their sign up dates on Saturday, June 11th and Saturday, July 23rd. Registrations will be held at the Hudsonville High School cafeteria from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The cost of registration is $50 and includes an end of year banquet and trophy. An additional uniform cost applies for those that do not have one. Used uniforms will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. The 1st-6th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Youth Football games and the 7th & 8th grade girls will be cheering at the Hudsonville Club Football games. Check out the Hudsonville Rocket Cheer Website for more info ( If you have any additional questions about the program, please contact me. Call Coach Britni at 616-634-9580 or e-mail I look forward to seeing you at registration!

COMMUNITY NEWS……. St. Balderick’s Fundraiser honoring Bauer Elementary 1st Grader, Ryan TerHaar (Brain Cancer Survivor)…….. The TerHaar family  is hosting a St. Baldrick’s event honoring 1st Grader Ryan TerHaar who is a 2 year brain cancer survivor!   The event will be held at Bauer Elementary School on Saturday, June 4th from 2 pm – 6pm.  A bake sale is being planned as well as a cake walk and kids games.

Please contact Ryan’s Mom, Mindy TerHaar at if you would like to volunteer to shave your head or volunteer to help with the event. Please contact Karen DeGram if you would like to donate bake goods.  You can also get information at

AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization)……  Missed the 2011 sign-ups? Don’t worry!  Online registration is still open.  Get your forms and registration fee turned in by May 31st to secure a spot for your child.  Visit our website for instructions at

SATURDAY SLIP ~N~ SLIDE……. Please read the attached flier in regards to a great Slip n Slide party.  This will be sponsored by CITY2SHORE Real Estate and will be held at Rosewood Park in Jension (aka the “soccer bowl” or “Charlie’s Dump”) on Saturday, June 11 from Noon to 5:00pm.  If you are interested in participating there is also a WAIVER form that you will need to fill out and hand in.  Slip n Slide Waiver for Slip N Slide

GRAND VALLEY FOOTBALL CAMP……Are you ready for some Football?!?! Grand Valley State University will again be offering a variety of summer football camps for grades 1-12

Youth Camp – June 13-14
Lineman Camp – June 27-29
Senior 1 Day Camps – July 10 and July 13
Individual Camp – July 11-12
For more information and to register for a camp go to:
GIRL SCOUT INFORMATION NIGHT…….. will be held at Park Elementary on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30.  I am attaching a flier also.  Girl Scout flyer

HOPE COLLEGE SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES…….. Hope College is offering exciting opportunities this summer for students to explore the wonderful world of science and more (over 51 camps to choose from).  The programs will feature “hands-on” interactive investigations designed to teach scientific concepts in a FUN yet challenging way. A camper manual (for use in the camp) and a parent manual will be provided for each session.  We have fliers for this also outside of the Multi-Purpose Room.   To register or for more information, visit our website at For questions, e-mail us at or contact us by phone (616) 395-7628.

5/25 – 5/27  5th Gr. CAMP
5/27  ECSE ~~ Hager Park Picnic – parents provide transportation
5/30  NO SCHOOL ~~ Memorial Day
6/2  ECSE ~~ Last day of school
6/7  Grades 4/5 Field Day at Baldwin Middle School
6/8  MONDAY/WEDNESDAY PK/K LAST DAY OF SCHOOL (they have no Fridays in June)
6/8  Grades 2/3 Field Day
Have a great weekend!  ~~
Mrs. Nurenberg  : )      218331-Royalty-Free-RF-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Digital-Collage-Of-Three-Colorful-Daisies-In-Terra-Cotta-Pots


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