Blog Bits 10/9/2020
News from the Office…
Picture day is done and went very well. If your child was sick and missed picture day, we have make up day on Tuesday, Nov 3. If your child was absent, simply send in the picture form with your child on retake day. If you wish to order online, you can go to geskusphoto.com/fallorders and use code 264BFISDGVNHA
We were able to hold the walkathon as well and we were thankful we could still get the kids out to do this! They had fun while they were out there and we are so grateful to all of you for your support! We raised $26,000!!! Amazing!!!
This year for our Fall Celebrations we are looking forward to having parties in our classrooms, much like years past. Each classroom may look a little different depending upon grade level. Your child’s teacher will be communicating out about this in the near future. This year will be slightly different, in a couple of ways.
Parents and volunteers will not be able to attend. (We will miss you!)
Snacks can be sent in, but need to be store bought and individually packaged.
Games, crafts, and snacks need to be sent in 24 hours in advance (or more).
Like previous years, we will be welcoming your children to wear costumes, if they wish. One change this year is that children will be able to wear their costumes to school, and wear them the whole day. The intent behind this is to limit children gathering in the restrooms to change, and limit the number of children needing assistance from teachers and staff to get into their costumes. We invite you to send your children in a costume that includes no weapons or gore, and easily allows your child to participate in regular school routines and procedures. Can they take it off themselves to use the bathroom? Can they fit in their seat at their desk? Can they go down the slide or sit in the swings? Can they wear a mask under their “mask”? Please save bulky, or extravagant costumes for home use, and dress in a fun and simple costume for the school day. Fall or pumpkin t-shirts are a great alternative as well.
Lastly, we drop off has been going fairly smooth, but we still ask that you pull ALL THE WAY AROUND the loop to the cone to allow for smooth and quick drop off in the morning!! Please say your goodbyes before getting to the line so you can drop off and keep going without holding the line up. We have a lot of students to get into the building in a short amount of time and we appreciate all of your help with this!! Have a great weekend!!
Next Early Release…
Our next early release is on October 23. We will be dismissing at 12:15 on Oct 23. If your child is a car rider, please be at school between 12:10 and 12:15 for pick up. Food Service will be offering a sack lunch on early release days. Children can order a lunch with their teacher in the morning and will have them to take to their destination. The cost will be $2.25. Free and reduced benefits will also apply.
This year, we want to keep the Turkey Trot going with a virtual “race”. That means you will create your own course in your neighborhood (with an adult). While you are completing your trot, we want you to take pictures of yourself and the people with you and post them to our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Turkey Trot pages! You can click on this link to go to the sign up page.
Check out this flyer for all the information!! http://Turkey Trot Flyer 2020 FINAL.pdf
Lost and Found…
Since parents cannot be in and out of the building this year, we will post pics of the lost and found periodically for you to see if you see anything that belongs to your child! If you see something that belongs to you, let us know and we and can send it home!
Thank you, thank you, thank you for your support with the walkathon!!
Last Month’s Jet’s Pizza Winning class was Mrs. Tindall’s class!! Congratulations!!
Nov. 12 – Jet’s Pizza Night
Nov. 19 – PTC Meeting, location to be determined
• You can click here to go to the community education page on the Hudsonville Public School website.