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Happy Homecoming Friday Georgetown Parents!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……..  It has been another good week here at Georgetown….. other than all of the rain and indoor recess.  We have alot of very spirited students here today to help with our Eagle Pride day for Homecoming tonight!  GO  EAGLES !!!

PIZZA PARTY WINNERS……. The winning classroom that will be receiving a free pizza lunch from Marco’s is……… drum roll please…….  Mrs. Jabaay’s class!  Way to go Kindergartners!

MEDICATIONS…… Thanks to all parents who have turned in their student’s medications and forms.  We are still waiting for a few to be returned and if parents could get those in ASAP as we need to have the medication accessible if the student needs it and we MUST have the medication form ALSO to administer the medication.  Thanks for you help in this matter.

NOTES ABOUT DAILY CHANGES…….Parents we cannot STRESS enough the importance of sending notes with your children in regards to CHANGES at the END of the day.  It may seem like it is a hassle to send a note in the am, but already in the first two weeks of school we have been needing to INTERRUPT classes frequently  with changes for students at the end of the day.  We DO REALIZE there are some instances where you are not aware of changes due to unexpected appts and such, and will be happy to let the teachers/students know for these.  Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

LUNCH INFORMATION…….  Here is the OCTOBER MENU  for your reference.       Oct. 2011 Hud Elem

GIRLS ON THE RUN……..  This is wonderful opportunity for girls in grade 3-5.  Please read the following attachment for more information.   GOTR flyer

LIBRARY NEWS……. Do you want a FREE PERSONAL PAN PIZZA from Pizza Hut?  Our school has been enrolled once again in the Pizza Hut Book It Program.  This program runs from October through March.  The only thing you have to do is read and fill out the calendar that will be coming home each month starting the end of September for the month of October.  The calendar will tell you how much you need to read.  Your reward for reaching this goal each month will be a certificate for a FREE Personal Pan Pizza from Pizza Hut.  You will have 30 days from the date of the award to redeem it and there is no purchase necessary.  HAPPY READING!!!

PE NEWS…..  The Turkey Trot is fast approaching!!  It will be held on October 25 this year.  The PE teachers are looking for sponsors for this event.  Please visit the PE BLOG for more information on how you can help make this a fabulous event!!

PTC NEWS……  Box Top Contest……The deadline for the first Box Top contest is October 20th.  Send in your Box Tops labeled with the teacher’s name. The winning class from each wing will be announced November 1st.

COMMUNITY NEWS…….  FEEDING AMERICA TRUCK  ~ Georgetown United Methodist Church (SE corner of Baldwin and 28th, across from Fair Haven), is hosting a Feeding America truck on Friday, October 7, from 6:00-8:00 PM.  The food is fresh and free to anyone who needs and/or wants it.  Last Friday we had beautiful peaches, watermelons, Romaine lettuce, and celery, as well as delicious cakes, bagels, and breads from Panera.
  
MOBILE FOOD PANTRY……….  Saturday morning, October 29, 2011, Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a
Mobile Food Pantry on Saturday, October 29th. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison, from 10:00 am to Noon. Sign-in is required, although the food is available to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food , consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high quality grocery items.

 JENISON CHRISTIAN ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW……… 
Get your holiday shopping started early.    Annual Jenison Christian School arts and craft show to be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.    Well over 120 hand crafted vendors will be sure to put a good dent in that holiday gift buying.   Lunch will be available.   Admission is free.   7726 Graceland, Jenison.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN  SECONDHAND SALE…..Heritage Christian School is hosting its annual Fall/Winter Secondhand Sale on Saturday, September 24 from 9am – Noon.  50+ vendors will be selling used toys, games, sporting equipment, baby paraphernalia, and children’s fall/winter clothing sizes newborn through junior high.  All items are clean and in good condition, and will be sold at reasonable prices.  The school is also hosting a baked goods sale.  The school is located at 4900 40th Avenue across from W. W. Greenhouse in Hudsonville.

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…….  We have two new activities to list this week.  One is for Golf Lessons  and the other is for Learn to Skate.  I will attach the registration forms for these this week, as there are only two.   Please visit the COMMUNITY ED  website for further opportunities for your children.  Thanks      2011FallRollerskate           FallGolfForm11

UPCOMING EVENTS

10/4 ~ Jet’s Pizza Night

10/4 ~ 2nd Grade Field Trip to Klackle Orchard

10/7 ~ Popcorn Friday

10/10 ~ PK-Boes M/W  Field Trip to Post Family Farm

10/11 ~ MEAP testing starts

10/13 ~ PK-Kok T/TH Field Trip to Post Family Farm

10/14 ~ ECSE Field Trip to Post Family Farm

10/19 ~ Marco’s Pizza Night

10/21 ~ NO SCHOOL

10/25 ~ Turkey Trot

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

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