Special Announcement – Volunteers Needed

On Tuesday, June 2nd, the students will be participating in their chosen Penny War Reward.  Volunteers Needed to supervise and serve popsicles and water.   Without the required number of volunteers, the Penny War Reward will have to be cancelled.  Follow the link below to sign up to help.

Penny War Reward Volunteer Sign-Up

Weekly Update for May 18-22

General Notes

Volunteers Needed to make and serve snow cones on Field Day, Thursday, May 28th.  Field Day Volunteers

On Tuesday, June 2nd, the students will be participating in their chosen Penny War Reward.  The PTC has arranged for 5 inflatables.  Each class will get 45 minutes on the inflatables. Volunteers Needed to supervise the inflatables and to serve popsicles and water to the kids.   Without the required number of volunteers, the Penny War Reward will have to be cancelled.  Penny War Reward Volunteer Sign-Up

Friday, May 22nd

No School today. Memorial Day Weekend.

 

Weekly Update for May 11-15

General Notes

Volunteers Needed to make and serve snow cones on Field Day, Thursday, May 28th.  Field Day Volunteers

On Tuesday, June 2nd, the students will be participating in their chosen Penny War Reward.  The PTC has arranged for 5 inflatables.  Each class will get 45 minutes on the inflatables. Volunteers Needed to supervise the inflatables and to serve popsicles and water to the kids.   Lots of volunteers are necessary so that this Reward runs smoothly. Penny War Reward Volunteer Sign-Up

The Monday/Wednesday Girls On The Run Team is collecting & organizing craft supplies for the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital as part of their Spring Service Project.  Donations will be accepted this week and can be placed in the decorated box in the office. For more information, please see the following link.  M/W Girls on the Run Service Project

Wednesday, May 13th

The 6th graders will be going to Camp today.

Thursday, May 14th

The 5th grade Safeties will celebrate with a Field Trip to a Whitecaps games today.

The 6th graders will be at Camp today.

Friday, May 15th

The 6th graders will be coming home from Camp today.

Weekly Updated for May 4-8

General Notes

Please be advised that due to a lack of volunteers,  the final Popcorn Friday of the year was cancelled.

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please be sure to show our South Staff how much they mean to us.  A committee of parents has organized an awesome week .  You can see what has been planned for each day below.  Also, individual Room Parents may have made arrangements for special ways to thank our teachers.  You or your student(s) can also write a quick note to say “Thank You.”

Monday, May 4th

Teacher Appreciation Week: Massages and a Special Surprise!

Tuesday, May 5th

Teacher Appreciation Week: Luncheon!

Tonight is the final Pizza Hut Night for the 2014/2015 school year.  Please join us at the Grandville Pizza Hut on 28th Street. South PTC receives 20% of sales from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Note the time change: South PTC can now earn a percentage of sales for lunch and late-night dining. The Pizza Hut flyer came home in your student’s Friday Folder last week.  Please feel free to give copies to your non-South friends and neighbors.  Sales can be dine-in, carry-out, or delivery.

Wednesday, May 6th

Teacher Appreciation Week: Breakfast!

Dibels Testing will take place today.

Thursday, May 7th

Teacher Appreciation Week: Special Surprise!

Dibels Testing will take place today.

At 6:00 p.m. tonight there is an Informational Meeting for incoming Young 5s and Kindergarteners and their parents.

Friday, May 8th

Teacher Appreciation Week: Breakfast and Massages!

Please join us this morning for the final PTC Meeting of the 2014/2015 school year.  The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.  Three of the current PTC Board Members will not be returning next year. Please join us in thanking them for their dedication and hard work. Hope to see you there!!

Weekly Update for April 27-May1

Tuesday, April 28th

Tonight is the Mother-Daughter Event in the South Gym.  The event will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m., so please plan to arrive by 5:45 p.m. to register and get seated.

Wednesday, April 29th

NEW DEADLINE:  The PTC Board and Mr. Roberts have extended the deadline to order Field Day t-shirts to today. As mentioned last week, to display our school spirit at South, Principal Roberts would like to see all students, teachers, and staff wearing matching shirts on Field Day.  As a result, the PTC Board has arranged for the sale of t-shirts  at cost.   Again, Order Forms are now due today. When completing your order, although there is not a space provided, please provide the student’s name, the teacher’s name, and the t-shirt size for each t-shirt purchased for a student. This is especially important if you have more than one student as parent volunteers and Mr. Roberts will be distributing the t-shirts on Field Day.  Please note that you can also order shirts for older siblings, parents, grandparents etc.

The First Grade will have their Field Trip this afternoon to the Grandville Library.

Thursday, April 30th

The Second Grade will have their Community Field Trip today.

Friday, May 1st

Today is the final Popcorn Friday.  On Popcorn Fridayseach student receives a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC.  If you are able to help pop, package, or deliver popcorn, please contact Anne Bengtson at 304-8282 or annebengtson@me.com.

Today is the Pony Farm Field Trip for Young 5s and Kindergarteners.

Tonight is a Benefit Pasta Dinner for Hannah Steenhagen and Family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the South Elementary School gymnasium. Suggested dinner donation is $15 per person.  RSVPs requested (but not necessary) by April 29th to terri.c.brower@gmail.com.  This Benefit is sponsored by Bethel#10 Grand Rapids- Job’s Daughters International, Mrs. Moore’s Sixth Grade class, and Hannah’s family.

Weekly Update for April 20-24

General Notes

The 5th Grade students will be participating in MSTEP Testing this week.

Monday, April 20th

The 3rd Grade student will have Eye Dissection this morning.  Thanks to all the parents who have volunteered to help make this is a successful learning experience.

Friday, April 24th

DEADLINE:  To display our school spirit at South, the PTC and principal Roberts would like to see all students, teachers, and staff wearing matching shirts on Field Day.  As a result, t-shirts are being sold at cost.  Please be sure to review the back of the Order Form for additional information.   Order Forms for the School Spirit T-shirts are due today.  When completing your order, although there is not a space provided, please provide the student’s name, teacher’s name and t-shirt size for each t-shirt purchased for a student. This is especially important if you have more than one student as the PTC and Mr. Roberts will be distributing the t-shirts on Field Day so that student s can wear them.  Please note that you can order shirts for older siblings, parents, grandparents etc.

Father Son Rockets Tonight!

Just a reminder if you purchased rockets for the Father Son rocket launch tonight, the event is at 6:00 in the cafeteria at the Middle School.

Weekly Update for April 13-17

Tuesday, April 14th

Tonight is Pizza Hut Night.  Please join us at the Grandville Pizza Hut on 28th Street. South PTC received 20% of sales from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Note the time change: South PTC can now earn a percentage of sales for lunch and late-night dining. The Pizza Hut flyer came home in your student’s Friday Folder last week.  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.”

Friday, April 17th

Please join us this morning for a PTC Meeting. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.  Many important school topics will be discussed at the meeting. Hope to see you there!!

Tonight is the Sky Men Rocket Building and Launch from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria.  Reminder:  hot dogs, chips and drink will be provided at no additional charge. Unfortunately no additional rockets will be available for sale this evening.  RSVPs and a pre-purchase of materials was required.

Weekly Update for April 6-10

Spring Break.  No School this week.

See you Monday, April 13th.

Weekly Update for March 30-April 3

Monday, March 30th

Today the 5th Grade classes will be taking a Field Trip to the High School to hear the High School band, choir, and orchestra perform.

The Kindergarten Music Program will take place at 6:00 p.m. tonight in the High School Auditorium.

Tuesday, March 31st

Deadline:  Today is the deadline to RSVP for the Mother Daughter Night * * PLEASE NOTE: No RSVPs will be accepted after today.  No exceptions * *

Wednesday, April 1st

Today is the 5th Grade Fieldtrip to Costco.

Thursday, April 2nd

Deadline:  Today is the final deadline to RSVP for the Sky Men Rocket Building and Launch. Please note that the cost per rocket increased after March 20th as follows: Level 1 is now $20 and Level 2 is now $25.  * * PLEASE NOTE: No RSVPs will be accepted after today.  No exceptions * *

Friday, April 3th

No School. Spring Break begins!!

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