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BLOG BITS 9/21/12

BLOG BITS 9/21/12…………  HAPPY FRIDAY GEORGETOWN PARENTS!!!!

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……….  Well we are THREE weeks into school and we are feeling pretty darn good.  : )  Things seem to be running smoothly and the students all seem to be getting into their school routines very nicely.  With this being said, I do not have much else to add. from the office.  Which I guess could be looked at as that is a good thing.  : )

BREAKFAST AT GEORGETOWN……… Parents this is just a friendly reminder that we do offer breakfast here at Georgetown.  It is offered every day from 8:20 to 8:50.  If your student would like to have breakfast they just need to mention it to the playground supervisor in the morning when they get off the bus and they will let them enter the school.  Choices for breakfast include fruit loops, cinnamon toast crunch, cheerios and frosted flakes.  All breakfast kits include a cereal, a snack, juice and milk.  

LUNCH INFO……..  I am attaching the OCTOBER hot lunch menu and a deposit slip for you.  Remember too that you are able to make deposits to your student’s lunch account online now.  You will need their student ID # which you can get from our office.  The website for online lunch access is www.sendmoneytoschool.com   oct. 2012 hud elem menu      Deposit Slip (1)

HEF FAMILY FUN FEST FUNDRAISER………..  has been rescheduled for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28.  It will take place at the Varsity Stadium from 4:30pm to 7:00 pm.  There will be lots of fun activities for the kids.    Hope to see you all there!!  : )

P.E. NEWS…….. TURKEY TROT…….… Once again the Hudsonville Elementary P.E. teachers are gearing up for the Turkey Trot!  This race involves all the Hudsonville Elementary school students and families.  The race will be held on October 23 and more information will be coming home soon.  We are looking for businesses to sponsor our Turkey Trot race.  If you have a large or small business and you would like some more advertising this could be for you.  We have over 1,000 runners and families that would see your ad!  Please let Mrs. Nienhuis or Mrs. VanKoevering (your P.E. teachers) know if you are interested and have more questions.

PTC NEWS………. JET’S PIZZA NIGHT WINNER…………   Drumroll please……… the winning classroom for our first Jet’s Pizza Party for this school year is…….. 1st Grade………… MISS TABER!  Way to go 1st graders you have just earned your class a pizza party!!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED………..  The PTC is still looking for some help with some events for the school.  They really need volunteers to step up and help out with these fun activities for the kids otherwise the events may not be able to take place.  : (  These are the areas where they are looking for help:  Chairpersons for both the Book Fairs, Conference Dinners for Staff, Box Top Competitions, Mother/Son Event, Father/Daughter Event, and 5th Grade Celebration.  If you are able and interested please contact Stacey Alexander at 616.914.6896.  Thank you

COMMUNITY NEWS……..  THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD OF PARENTING…… featuring Dan Seaborn.  A morning of inspiration and encouragement for parents of college, high school, elementary, and preschool aged children.
Saturday, October 6, 2012, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  ResLife, 5100 Ivanrest Ave., Grandville, MI 49418 616-534-4923 $15.00 per person or
$25.00 per couple.  Pre-registration appreciated.

Questions? Contact Sandy North at sandyn@reslife.org or 616-249-3723  Child care will not be provided for this event.

MOBILE FOOD DISTRIBUTION………  Saturday, September 29, 2012. Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food Distribution on Saturday, September 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.

FALL/WINTER CLOTHING SALE………. Heritage Christian School is hosting its annual Fall/Winter Clothing Sale on Saturday, September 29 from 9AM to Noon.  40+ vendors will be selling quality used toys, games, sporting equipment, baby paraphenalia, and children’s clothing sizes newborn – junior high.  There will also be baked goods for sale!  Heritage Christian is located at 4900 40th Avenue across from W.W. Greenhouse in Hudsonville.

HUDSONVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNUAL EDUCATION REPORT……….  The Hudsonville Public Schools Annual Education Report (AER) was presented to the Board of Education on September 13, 2012.  The AER is a state requirement for all districts and consists of the following information:

•  Student Assessment Data

•  AYP Status

•  Teacher Qualification Data

•  Top to Bottom Ranking

•  Process for assigning pupils

•  Status of 3-5 year School Improvement Plans

•  School Data Profile

•  Curriculum maps

•  Attendance rate at parent teacher conferences

•  Dual enrollment (High School only)

•  Advanced Placement courses (High School only)

•  College Equivalent courses  (High School only)


Parents and the community can access this information by clicking on the Annual Education Report tab on our website, www.hudsonvillepublicschools.org.  If you have any questions regarding the AER information, please contact the district curriculum office at 616-669-1740 extension 4.

HUDSONVILLE COMMUNITY ED………. Hudsonville Community Education has many offerings for your kids this fall.  For more information or to register, please visit www.hudsonvillepublicschools.org or call Rebecca at 669-7747, ext. #3.

Jr. Cheer Clinic – Grades PK – 5th
Beginning Fencing – Ages 5 – 7
Youth & Adult Fencing – Ages 7 – Adult
Learn to Ice Skate – Ages 3 & up
Intro to Hockey – Boys and girls with ice skating experience.
Home Alone Class – Ages 9 – 13
Babysitting Class – Ages 9 – 13
Learn to Rollerblade – Ages 4 & up
Bowling – Ages 3 & up
Tae Kwon Do – Ages 8 & up
Girls Basketball – Grades 3 – 6
Golf Lessons – Grades 1 – 8
Learn to Swim – Ages 6 months & up
Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes – Ages 6 12

UPCOMING EVENTS

9/26 ~  Georgetown Walk-A-Thon

9/28 ~ HEF Fun Fest

9/28 ~ ECSE Parent Involvement Activity “Taste of ECSE”

10/2 ~ Jet’s Pizza Night

10/9-10/11 ~ MEAP Grades 3-5

10/16-10/17 ~ MEAP Grades 3-5

10/17 ~ Marco’s Pizza Night

10/23 ~ Turkey  Trot

10/29-11/1 ~ Raey Guang Visits

Have a great weekend!!

Mrs. Nurenberg  : )

 

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