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!!

Weekly Update for March 23-27

General Notes

Volunteers Needed:   The PTC is looking for a few volunteers to assist with Conference Meals on March 24th.  Please follow the link below for more information and to sign up.

Sign-Up for Conference Meals for March 24th

Tuesday, March 24th

Tonight is Spring Book Fair Family Night from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Purchases at the Book Fair this evening entitle students to participate in games and enjoy holiday snacks.

 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.

 

Father/Son Rocket Launch Deadline Reminder

Just a friendly reminder that RSVP’s are due this Friday, Mar 20 to receive the discounted bulk order price.

Any forms received after Friday, Mar 20 but before Apr 3 will have to pay the higher price listed on the form.

If you have any questions, please contact Dustin Amerson – dustin.amerson@gmail.com – 616-890-0806.

In case you did not receive a form, please see the link below.

Rocket Launch Form

Weekly Update for March 16-20

General Notes

Volunteers Needed:   The PTC is looking for a few volunteers to assit with Conference Meals on March 24th.  Please follow the link below for more information and to sign up.

Sign-Up for Conference Meals for March 24th

Volunteers Needed:  It is almost time for the Spring Book Fair.  As always, Book Fair requires many hands. We invite parents to help with set up, classroom shopping, Family Night, and tear down. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate reading at South and meet new families in our school community. Thank you in advance for all of your help! Please use the link below to sign up to volunteer.

Spring Book Fair Volunteer Sign-Up

Monday, March 16th

Please remember to turn in your Parent Teacher Conference Confirmation(s) today.

Tonight is the 2nd Annual Mother-Son Night from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The Event will take place at the 3 Mile Project (3050 Walkent Drive, NW, Grand Rapids, MI).

 Thursday, March 19th

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 March 20th

Deadline:  Today is the deadline to RSVP for the Sky Men Rocket Building and Launch. RSVPs will be accepted through April 2nd, but please note that the cost per rocket increases after March 20th.  * * PLEASE NOTE: No RSVPs will be accepted after April 3rd.  No exceptions * *

Mother Son Night

In case you missed the deadline for turning in an order form for Mother Son Night on Monday, March 16 at 3 Mile Project, we are extending the deadline to this Friday, March 13.  Last year was a blast!  Hope to see you there!

Mother Son Order Form & Waiver

Weekly Update for March 9-13

General Notes

Volunteers Needed:  It is almost time for the Spring Book Fair.  As always, Book Fair requires many hands. We invite parents to help with set up, classroom shopping, Family Nights, and tear down. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate reading at South and meet new families in our school community. Thank you in advance for all of your help! Please use the link below to sign up to volunteer.

Spring Book Fair Volunteer Sign-Up

Monday, March 9th

At 9:15 a.m. today the 6th graders will going to the Kent District Library.

Tonight is a South Skating Party Tarry Hall from 6-8 pm.  The cost of admission is $5.00 and all skate rental is $1.00 extra.  Tarry Hall offers drinks and snacks for sale.  Parents or other responsible adult or guardian must attend with the student.

Wednesday, March 11th

At 2:15 p.m. today there will be a Tornado Drill.

Friday, March 13th

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!!

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