Last Call! Online Market Day Pie orders until 11:00 tonight.

Market Day orders for the pie sale were due today.  You can still submit an online order until 11:00 tonight.  If you still have an order that needs to be placed, you must place it online by 11:00 tonight.  This is a deadline set by Market Day so the pies can be ordered and delivered to South on time.  We can not accept anymore order forms turned in at school.  If you have a form at home that you forgot to turn in, you will need to place this order online by 11:00 tonight.

We have already sold over 500 pies, so any pies ordered online this evening will give 45% profit back to South!  And, if you place an online order by 11:00 tonight, of 5 or more pies, you student will be able to throw a pie at Principal Roberts!

Ordering online is easy.

Go to https://www.marketday.com/

Choose “Let’s Get Started” under New to Market Day.

Select the items you wish to order.

At checkout, you can either pay online or choose the option to pay by cash or check payable to Market Day at pickup.

Please let us know by commenting on this post if you have any questions or need help with an online order this evening.

Market Day Orders Due Friday 10/24

Just a reminder that Market Day orders are due tomorrow, Friday, October 24.

And, if you buy 5 pies from Market Day, your child will be able to have a little fun and throw a pie in Principal Roberts’ face.

There are 2 ways to place an order:

You can place your order online and either pay by credit card or choose to pay by cash/check when you pick up your order on Oct 30.

You can also turn in an order form.  Please make checks payable to Market Day.

 

Weekly Update for October 20-24

General Notes

Reminder: All visitors entering South Elementary MUST enter through the front doors and obtain a Visitor Pass from the front office.  Please be respectful of our volunteer fifth grade Safeties.  They are not permitted to allow entry to visitors through any door except the front door.

Family Fare Cash for Class is happening this week. South is participating in the D&W Fresh Market and Family Fare Cash for Class Program to earn money for our school. Purchases you make between October 1-October 25 with your ‘yes’ card will automatically be credited to our school account. In order for your purchases to count, you must first link your ‘yes’ card to our school’s Cash for Class Code (South Elementary’s Cash for Class Code is 75045). As a ‘yes’ cardholder, please go to http://www.myrewards.com to link your card. The schools you selected last year have been removed from your card – you will need to link your school of choice to your card again. You only have to link your yes card once each school year and you will not have to remember to tell the cashier during the event weeks – once you link your card – it will automatically calculate the donation for the school chosen.

Monday, October 20th

Tonight there is a School Board Meeting. The Board of Education meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building, 3839 Prairie, SW. Minutes of each meeting are available in the superintendent’s office.

Tuesday, October 21st

Parent Teacher Conferences take place tonight between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. You should have already been notified by your student’s teacher of your conference date and time. Please note that daycare will be provided.  Thank you to the volunteers who are helping with Conference Meals.

Wednesday, October 22nd

The Good News Club meets today.

Thursday, October 23rd

Today is Picture Retake Day.

Friday, October 24th

DEADLINE:  Market Day and pie orders are due no later than  today.   Orders may be placed on-line or with the paper order form.  All checks should be made out to Market Day.  Market Day Pick Up is October 30, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Participation in Market Day is completely voluntary.   Please see the link for on-line orders and more information.   Market Day  In addition, this month Market Day is running a special with the purchase of pies.  If South students sell up to 99 pies, South PTC will earn 15% on pie sales, for 100-499 pies, South PTC will earn 30%, and for sale of more than 500 pies, South PTC will earn 45% of of pie sales.   These pies will be perfect for the holidays.  As an extra incentive, Principal Roberts has agreed that each student who sells 5 pies will be able to throw a pie in his face.  In addition, the class that sells the most pies will be rewarded with a Cotton Candy Party.   In addition, the PTC has learned that several South teachers will also be getting a pie in the face from the top selling student(s) in their classes.

Weekly Update for October 13-17

General Notes

Library Book Fair:  It’s that time of year again and the Library needs you.  We always look forward to the Fall Book Fair, especially Family Night. This is a great time to purchase gifts for the holidays or pick up a few extra items for your kids, encouraging the value of reading.  The Library needs many volunteers to make this happen and we would love for you join us. Please follow the link to sign up. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C084EAEAB23A0FE3-fall/21712317

Volunteer Needed:  The PTC is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator for the Tyson A Plus and Gordon Fun Funds.  These fundraisers are similar to the Box Top fundraiser.  Please contact Victoria at victoriatalsma@gmail.com.

Market Day:   Market Day information and order forms came home in Friday Folders last week. Please note that orders are due by October 24th. Orders may be placed on-line or with the paper order form.  All checks should be made out to Market Day.  Market Day Pick Up is October 30, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Participation in Market Day is completely voluntary.   Please see the link for on-line orders and more information.   Market Day  In addition, this month Market Day is running a special with the purchase of pies.  If South students sell up to 99 pies, South PTC will earn 15% on pie sales, for 100-499 pies, South PTC will earn 30%, and for sale of more than 500 pies, South PTC will earn 45% of of pie sales.   These pies will be perfect for the holidays.  As an extra incentive, Principal Roberts has agreed that each student who sells 5 pies will be able to throw a pie in his face.  In addition, the class that sells the most pies will be rewarded with a Cotton Candy Party.   DEADLINEMarket Day and pie orders are due no later than October 24th.

Monday, October 13th

Please join us tonight for the 2nd PTC Meeting of the 2014/2015 school year. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.  Samples of the Market Day pies will be available at the meeting.

Wednesday, October 15th

The Good News Club begins today.

Thursday, October 16th

The Kindergartners will be taking a Field Trip to Crane’s Apple Orchard today.

Parent Teacher Conferences take place tonight between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. You should have already been notified by your student’s teacher of your conference date and time. Please note that daycare will be provided.  Thank you to the volunteers who are helping with Conference Meals.

Friday, October 17th

Today starts the 2014 Yankee Candle Sale.  South PTC receives 40% of all orders. Information regarding the sale will be in this week’s Friday Folders.  In addition to sales on the order form, you can sign up your student on the Yankee Candle Sale website and all online orders will count towards prizes. DEADLINEYankee Candle Sale orders are due no later than November 2nd.  There will be a Yankee Candle Assembly at 2:15 p.m. to kick off the sale.

 

 

Weekly Update for October 6-10

General Notes

Last Friday was the first Popcorn Friday.  On Popcorn Fridays, each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC.  Additional Popcorn Fridays will take place on Nov. 4th, Dec. 5th,   Feb. 6th, March 6th, and May 1st.  If you are able to help pop, package, and deliver popcorn on any of those days, please contact Anne Bengtson at 304-8282 or annebengtson@me.com.

Monday, October 6th

Parent Teacher Conference preferences are due today. Please complete and return the preference sheet with your student.

Sixth Graders will begin Type To Learn today.  Be sure to ask your students about his/her first day.

Tonight there is a School Board Meeting. The Board of Education meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building, 3839 Prairie, SW. Minutes of each meeting are available in the superintendent’s office.

Tuesday, October 7th

Tonight is Pizza Hut Night. Please join us at the Grandville Pizza Hut on 28th Street. South PTC receives 20% of sales from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00p.m.  Note the time change:  South PTC can now earn a percentage of sales for lunch and late-night dining. Look for the Pizza Hut handout in your student’s backpack or print a copy from this blog. Please feel free to give copies to your non-South friends and neighbors. Sales can be dine-in, carry-out, or delivery. A complete list of all Pizza Hut nights can be found on this blog under “Important Dates.”

Pizza Hut – October

Kids Hope Lunch Party will take place at noon today in the Science Room.

Reminder- Thursday 10/2 is Market Day pickup 4:00-6:00

If you placed an order through Market Day, pickup will be from 4:00-6:00 on Thursday at South Elementary in the gym.

Weekly Update for September 29-October 3

Wednesday, October 1

Today is the first of two Count Days during the 2014/2015 school year.  The number of students in attendance will determine the amount Grandville School District will receive in per student state funding for programs, operations, teachers and other staff.

Thursday, October 2

Today is Market Day delivery day.  If you placed an order, please pick up your purchases in the South Gym from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

Today is the deadline for the “Fall” for Box Tops competition.  Please be sure to label the box tops with your student’s name as well as his/her teacher’s name.

The Kindergartners will be taking a Field Trip to Crane’s Apple Orchard today.

Walk-A-Thon Pledges Reminder — Prizes — Free BBQ!

This Friday is our Walk-a-Thon!!  Please send in your pledges by the end of school day on Thursday to support our school!

Did we mention there are prizes?!?!?!

Collect a minimum of $40 in pledges and be entered in a classroom drawing.  2 students from each classroom will be drawn and will win an entry into the Cash Cube during an afternoon assembly on Friday, Sep 26.  The Cash Cube will have real cash blowing around that the students will try to grab during the allotted time inside the cash cube.  We will have $1 bills flying around, with some bills marked for chances to win $5, $10, $20 and $50!

The overall top 3 pledge raisers will receive a $200 Visa Gift Card!

The class that raises the most pledges overall will be rewarded with a bowling party!

 

And clear your calendar for the free family BBQ Friday evening 4:30-7.  Free hot dogs, chips and a drink!  Free inflatables, a mechanical bulldog and photo booth fun!  Bring some cash if you want to enter raffles to enter the cash cube and for a chance to win a hot air balloon ride!  We will also be selling $10 Grandville t-shirts, and $20 sweatshirts and sweatpants.  We hope to see all of our fabulous South families there!

Weekly Update for September 22-26

General Notes

Family Fare Cash for Class is happening this week. South is participating in the D&W Fresh Market and Family Fare Cash for Class Program to earn money for our school. Purchases you make between September 21 – September 27 with your ‘yes’ card will automatically be credited to our school account. In order for your purchases to count, you must first link your ‘yes’ card to our school’s Cash for Class Code (South Elementary’s Cash for Class Code is 75045). As a ‘yes’ cardholder, please go to http://www.myrewards.com to link your card. The schools you selected last year have been removed from your card – you will need to link your school of choice to your card again. You only have to link your yes card once each school year and you will not have to remember to tell the cashier during the event weeks – once you link your card – it will automatically calculate the donation for the school chosen.

South PTC is continuing to collect your Box Top, Campbells, Spartan and Tyson food labels.  Be to sure to include your student’s and teacher’s names on all Box Top Sheets, envelopes, or baggies.  The PTC is currently holding a Box Top competition. The class that turns in the most Box Tops will win a fall party with donuts and cider.  The deadline to turn in your Box Tops for the “Fall for Box Tops” competition is October 3rd.

Thursday, September 25th

Walk-a-Thon pledges are due today.  To be considered for a prize, your student’s pledges must be turned in by the end of school day today.

Friday, September 26th

Market Day orders are due today.

This morning, your students will be participating in the Walk-a-Thon fundraiser.  Thank you for helping them collect their pledges.

Tonight is the Free Family BBQ  from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the rear of the school. As a welcome back to school and a thank you to South students, their families, and the staff of South for their participation in the Annual Walk-a-Thon, the South Elementary PTC will be offering food and activities at the Family BBQ for free.  There will costs associated with a few activities with prices ranging from $2 to $5.  In addition, the PTC will be selling t-shirts and sweatshirts.

 

 

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