FRIDAY FACTS FTO
Good Afternoon Georgetown Parents!
NEWS FROM THE OFFICE
5th Grade Information:
We have tentative dates for this year’s 5th grade visitation, music testing, fitting, and parent meetings.
Wednesday, March 18th (Baldwin)
5th grade orientation at each middle school (meet with counselors, tour of building, music testing, music concert with 6th graders) This is ONLY for students, not parents.
Tuesday, April 14th
Instrument fittings at Georgetown Elementary (the 5th graders get to try different instruments).
April 22, 23
Rental Nights: Parent meetings to find out about how to get an instrument (band and orchestra only).
NEWS FROM THE PTC
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held March 2-4. At this time they will having the Classroom Basket Raffles again this year. These will be displayed in the hall by the library.
COMMUNITY ED NEWS
On Monday, February 16 we put two Community Ed flyers on the blog. One was for Lego class and the other was for Hudsonville Choir. If needed you may print the registration forms from the blog or through Community Ed at the HPS website. The paper flyer was sent home on Monday.
Today we are sending out information about Boater’s Safety and Hunter’s Safety. The registration forms are attached or you may get them from the blog. If you have any questions regarding these flyers, please contact Community Ed at 669-1740, ext 3. All forms are to be turned into Community Ed, not back to Georgetown. (There is a drop box outside the Aministration Bldg. for convenient drop-off)
24 Ciao Bella’s Night
25 Marco’s Night
2 Jet’s Pizza Night
2-4 Parent Teacher Conferences
2-4 PTC Basket Raffle
4 Health Videos (Grades 4/5)
5 NO SCHOOL-Winter Break
6 NO SCHOOL-Winter Break
9 Tarry Hall Skating Party
10 4th Grade Lansing field trip
11 Marco’s Night
13 Reading Counts Party
13 PTC Mother/Son night
16-20 Book Fair
17 PTC Meeting
17 Marco’s Night
17 Kindergarten Round-Up 10am and 7pm
18-20 Kindergarten Testing
19 Wendy’s Night
20 Popcorn Friday
Have a great weekend! Mrs. Nurenberg
A COUPLE OF ADDITIONAL ITEMS
Our PTC is sponsoring a Mother/Son Event that will take place at “Lost City” on Friday, March 13. Attached you will find the flyer with all the information needed. Registrations are to be turned in by Monday, March 2. Any questions regarding this event please contact Carol Sheldon at 616-662-1073.
PTC BASKET RAFFLE
This will be taking place during conferences the first week of March. The PTC did however want to make sure everyone was aware that the CLASSROOM DONATIONS will be accepted through Friday, February 27!
FINAL BOX TOP RESULTS
Our winners for the last competition for Box Tops are: Parker
Richards(5‑Burmeister) with 395, Erica Coombs(3‑F) with 146. Lower elementary
winners came from Mrs. Woodring’s class are: Taylor Sytsma with 348 and Max
Perez with 259. The boys will be rewarded with a ESPN Gridiron Handheld
Football game and Eagles t‑shirt, while the girls will be rewarded with blue and
gold pom poms and Eagles t‑shirt.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the competitions this year. This has
increased our collection total from last year. At the present time our total is
over $2300.00 this year.
NEWS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
The Hudsonville Public Schools Board of Education recently selected the Michigan Association of School Boards to conduct their search for the district’s new superintendent.
Residents of the district are encouraged to participate in the process by attending an open forum conducted by a MASB representative on Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 p.m., at Park Elementary, 5525 Park Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426.
The MASB representative will provide an overview of the search process and receive input from community members regarding the criteria to be used in evaluating candidates.
If you are unable to attend, a letter or card listing ideas and viewpoints about characteristics and competencies of a superintendent may be sent to Superintendent Search Services, Michigan Association of School Boards, 1001 Centennial Way, Suite 400, Lansing, MI 48917 by March 10, 2009.
I Think this is it for now!
Enjoy your cold and snowy weekend!