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Happy Friday Georgetown Parents! 1386-1201-2519-25391386-1201-2519-2412

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE……Well we are getting right down to the wire now……… ONLY 8 more school days until summer!  We hope that everyone will enjoy their long holiday weekend and come back ready to go for the last two weeks of school.  Please REMEMBER that our last day of school is THURSDAY, JUNE 6 and it will be a FULL day.  : )   

Here are the upcoming events that are planned for the grade levels during the last few days of school.  Make sure to get these on your calendar!  

KINDERGARTEN ~ Kindergarten Olympics, FRIDAY, MAY 31 from 8:45a to 12:00p with a picnic lunch.

1st GRADE ~ Bubble and Chalk Party, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 in the morning.

2nd/3rd GRADE ~ Field Day, THURSDAY, JUNE 6. 9:15a to 12:00p with a picnic from 12:00p to 1:00p.

4th/5th GRADE ~ Field Day at BALDWIN MIDDLE SCHOOL, TUESDAY, JUNE 4.  All day.

5th GRADE ~ Celebration, WEDNESDAY, MAY 29.  All day.  

5th GRADE NEWS………   5th GRADE CELEBRATION……. The parent volunteers who are organizing this event are in need of some help.  Please if you are able visit the links below if you are able to help them out with any of this.  Thank you!

Food donation:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot:
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Volunteer List:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot:
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

IMMUNIZATIONS NEEDED FOR 6TH GRADE…… Please read the attachment in regards to immunizations that are needed for your child to enter 6th grade.  OCHD 6th grade imms flyer Jan 2013

PTC NEWS………  Our last Jet’s Pizza Night winner was………..  3rd grade…….  Mrs. Flory!  Way to go third graders!  They have already enjoyed their free pizza lunch!  : )

COMMUNITY NEWS……….  LEARN TO PLAY BOYS LACROSSE………. Hudsonville Lacrosse coaches and varsity players will teach you the fundamentals of the game.   You will need a short boys lacrosse stick, and no other specialized equipment.  Who:  Boys currently in 3rd to 7th grade from any school district.  When:  June 11,12 and 13 6-8 pm.  Where:  Field at north end of Hughes park, next to Hudsonville Schools administration building on Van Buren Street.  Cost:  $30 plus you purchase your own stick beforehand.  Register online at

MOBILE FOOD DISTRIBUTION……… Saturday, June 1, 2013.  Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food Distribution on Saturday,June 1st. 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 alarge assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high quality grocery items.

HUDSONVILLE ROCKET CHEER………. Is your daughter going into 1st-8th grade next fall and interested in cheering? Hudsonville Rocket Cheerleading will be having their first sign up date on Monday, June 3rd from 6-9pm at the Hudsonville Freshman Campus cafeteria. The cost of registration is $75 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 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!

KIDS DAY 2013………. Bring your family for a fun time of games and entertainment at Kids Day 2013 onSaturday, June 8, 2013, at the Hudsonville Fairground from 10am-3pm.  Great family friendly prices for food, games for 25 cents and free entertainment for families. All proceeds to benefit Jehovah Jireh Ministries.

ART IN THE PARK……….  Art in the open air on a summer day. That’s what you’ll find when you visit the5th Annual Art in the Park event at Veteran’s Park on June 8, 2013.  Stop by Veteran’s Park (3275 Central Blvd) for a day filled with art. The festivities run from 9am to 3pm.  Art in the Park features live music and performances. There will also be numerous artists demonstrating their trades, so be sure to stop by to see live demonstrations, including pottery, loom work, wood burning, and sneaker art among others.  For the little artists, there will be several hands-on art projects, a bounce house, and a chance to meet local fire fighters from the Hudsonville Fire Department.  Swing through the vendor area where you’ll find handcrafted art and craft items for sale, and delicious homemade treats.  Vendors interested in participating in the event can sign up through June 1 at Student artists can rent a booth for half price.

SATURDAY SLIP~N~SLIDE……….  The Saturday Slip N Slide is returning to Rosewood Park (a.k.a. Charlie’s Dump) on Saturday, June 15, from Noon until 5pm!  Wristbands for the waterslides can be purchased the day of the event for $1 or a non-perishable food donation for Hand2Hand Ministries.  Please visit our for full details and to purchase raffle tickets.  All proceeds from this event benefit KIDS HOPE USA.  Volunteers are still needed to help the day of the event.  If you are interested in giving a couple hours of your time, please contact Lori at City2Shore Real Estate 616-662-9664.

GRAND RAPIDS CREW JUNIORS………… Online registration for the 2013/14 soccer season is now open.  With teams located in Grandville, Byron Center/Kentwood and Grand Rapids, GRCJ has become the premier West Michigan Soccer Club.  Athletes are provided with licensed coaches, various trainings as well as their season of games.  Jr Academy is also available for 5-7 year olds.  Please go to for more information.

CURIOUS KIDS………  Do you tend to hear “I’m bored” after a few weeks of summer vacation? How does Ooey, Gooey Science or Island Getaway sound? Join us at Curious Kids this summer and you won’t have to worry about your children getting bored! Jamestown Reformed Church is excited to announce new reduced rates for their Summer Enrichment Program for children 4 years old through entering 3rd grade.  Four different themed classes are offered throughout the summer. For more information, please contact Carrie at 616-896-9732 or

SCIENCE CAMP FOR ALL AGES……… Hope College offers exciting opportunities for children grades Pre K – 10th to explore the wonderful world of science and more.  The programs feature hands-on investigations designed to teach concepts in a FUN yet challenging way.  Among the 34 different sessions are opportunities to learn the science behind the adventures of Phineas and Ferb, examine the world of animals, uncover the inquisitive life of a crime scene investigator, and explore and create 2D and 3D art.  Click here to view all available sessions, learn more about the program, and to register online.   Contact:  Science Camp office, 616-395-7628

BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES/CLOTHING…………Please read the attached flyers in regards to this wonderful program being offered to students preschool age through 8th grade.  Love In the Name of Christ will help you get off to a good start for the 2013/2014 school year.  Love In the Name of Christ is ALSO looking for local churches and individuals who would be willing to donate to this program.  Please see flyers for more info. PARENT FORM – Hudsonville 2013  Clothe-a-kid Ministry Brochure2  School Supplies Ministry Brochure

COMMUNITY ED NEWS…….   Hudsonville Community Education has many offerings for your kids.  For more information or to register, please visit or call Rebecca at 669-7747, ext. #3.  Please refer to the Community Ed Summer Booklet that came home a while ago for upcoming summer programs.  : )


5/27 ~ NO SCHOOL
5/29 ~ 5th Gr Celebration
5/30 ~ 3rd GR Field Trip to Tunnel Park
5/30 ~ ECSE last day of school!
6/4 ~ Grades 4/5 Field Day at BMS
Have a great weekend!
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