Penny Wars Day 4 Update & Final Day Twist for Monday!!

Congratulations to Mr. Karnehm’s class!  They have taken the lead with 3,476 points!

So far, we have raised $1,535.10!  Awesome job!

Day 5 – Final Day twist…Pennies will be multiplied times 5!  So, each penny in your class jar will be worth 5 points! 

All other rules are the same, back to normal, for nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars.

Rankings below show the leaders for lower and upper classes.  There will be 2 winners on Monday, one from lower (Young Fives – 3rd) and one from upper(4th-6th & ASD).  These 2 classes will win the cotton candy party and voting privileges for the school reward.  And the overall winner will receive chocolate coins for the class and will have the Top Dawg banner hung outside of their class.

Also, if students bring in rolls of coins, please leave them rolled.  Any other questions, please let us know!

Penny Wars

Penny Wars update

Due to school being cancelled today, Friday will be Day 4 of Penny Wars with dimes as double negative. Day 5, the final day, will be Monday.

Penny Wars Day 3 Update & Day 4 Twist!

Congratulations to Ms. Rieger’s class!  They have taken the lead with 6,473 points!

Ms. Moore’s class had the most quarters and earned the 500 bonus points.  They were so close to keeping the lead, only behind Rieger by 35 points!

 So far, we have raised $1,051.86! 

 Day 4 twist…Dimes will be double negativeSo, put your dimes in another class jar for Day 4.  Dimes will subtract 20 points! 

 All other rules are the same, back to normal, for pennies, nickels, quarters and bills.

 Thanks!

Day 3

Penny Wars Day 2 Totals & Day 3 Twist

Congratulations to Ms. Moore’s class!  They have taken the lead with 2,547 points!

 Day 3 twist…Quarters will be positive points.  So, put your quarters in your class jar for Day 3

 Quarters for Day 3 only – put in your class jar.  They will be worth 25 points!!!

 And the class with the most quarters in their jar will get an extra 500 point bonus!

 All other rules are the same for pennies, nickels, dimes and bills.

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Penny Wars Day 1 Totals & Day 2 Twist!

Congratulations to Mrs. Uhl’s class!  They are today’s leaders with 650 points!

 We are adding a twist for Day 2!  Day 2 only… $1.00 bills will be positive points.  So, put your $1 bills in your class jar for Day 2.  Remember, they must be rolled or we will not count them.

 Any other bills will still be negative, so $5’s or $10’s, etc… put in other class jars to subtract points.

 $1 bills for Day 2 only – put in your class jar.  They will be worth 100 points!!!

 All other rules for pennies, silver, fives, tens, twenties are the same.

 

Day 1
Uhl 650
Karnehm 59
Vezino 54
Hyde 31
Messina 29
Rieger -22
Doxstader -24
Dohrmann -25
Bowman -25
Heyboer -37
Lancto -55
Baer -111
Boersma -240
Moore -260
Timmer -326
Hjort -354
Barton -414

 

Weekly Update for January 26-30

General Notes

South Elementary will be hosting an indoor Family 2 Family Sale on February 28, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Registration is now open through February 14, 2015.  Please register here:  South Elementary Family 2 Family Sale

Monday, January 26th

Penny Wars are back and start today.  The goal is to be the class that collects the most pennies. CATCH:  silver coins and paper money cancel pennies.  Each penny is worth 1 point, while silver coins and paper money are negative points.  EXAMPLE: 15 pennies plus 1 dime equals 5 points. Money will be collected and counted each day.  The daily classroom winner will receive a prize and will display the Penny Wars Top Dawg banner for that day. At the end of the Penny Wars (Friday, January 30th), two overall classroom winners will be announced (Y5s -3rd grade and 4th-6th plus ASD).  The overall winning classrooms will receive a cotton candy party and get to vote on a reward activity for the entire school.  Money raised during the Penny Wars will fund the reward activity.  IMPORTANT: Paper money must be rolled up and rubber banded before being placed in the collection jars.  Unrolled/unbanded money is very difficult to remove from the collection jars and will not be counted towards the classrooms’ daily totals.

Tuesday, January 27th

Market Day orders are due today.

Kids Have Rights presentations shall take place today in the following classes:  Mrs. Doxstader, Mrs. Uhl, Mrs. Lancto, Mrs. Baer, Mrs. Timmer, Mrs. Hyde, Mrs. Heyboer, and Ms. Rieger

Friday, January 30th

Today is the final day for Penny Wars.

Today is “A” 6th Grade Music Day.

Kids Have Rights presentations shall take place today in the following classes:  Mrs. Hjort, Mr. Karnehm, and Mrs. Messina

Weekly Update for January 19-23

General Notes

The PTC is currently looking for nominations for the PTC Board Members for 2015-2016 school year. Nomination Forms are available at the link below. Please note that Nomination Forms are due Friday, January 23rd.  2015-2016 PTC Board Nomination Form

Registration is now open for the South Elementary Family 2 Family Sale to be take place on February 28th.  Please register here:  South Elementary Family 2 Family Sale

Penny Wars shall take place the week of January 26th.  Start saving your change now.

Monday, January 19th

No School.

Friday, January 23rd

PTC Board Nomination Forms are due today.

Today the Kindergartens will have their Winter Celebration.

 

Weekly Update for January 12-16

General Notes

Penny Wars are scheduled for the end of this month.  The PTC is still looking for daily Volunteers to count change.  If you are available, please consider signing up. Penny Wars Counting Sign-up

South Elementary will be hosting an indoor Family 2 Family Sale on February 28, 2015. Registration details will be coming soon!

Monday, January 12th

Please join us tonight for a PTC Meeting. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.  Many important school topics will be discussed at the meeting. Hope to see you there!!

Tuesday, January 13th

Dibels Testing will take place today.

Wednesday, January 14th

Dibels Testing will take place today.

Today is the Spelling Bee for 5th and 6th grade students. The Spelling Bee will take place in the South Gym at beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Students will participate in a Lock Down Drill today at 2:15 p.m.

Friday, January 15th

Today is “A” Sixth Grade Music Day.

Weekly Update for January 5-9

General Notes

Penny Wars are scheduled for the end of this month.  The PTC is looking for daily Volunteers to count change.  If you are available, please sign up below.

Penny Wars Counting Sign-up

Monday, January 5th

Welcome Back to school.  Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and enjoyed winter break.

The Grandville School Board meets tonight at 7:00 p.m.  School Board Meetings are public and comment is welcomed at the beginning of each meeting.  All meetings take place at the Administration Building located at 3839 Prairie SW

Tuesday, January 6th

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 on the Friday before winter break.  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.”

Thursday, January 8th

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

 Friday, January 9th

Today is “B” 6th Grade Music Day.

Weekly Update for December 22-26

General Notes

  • Congratulations to Anna Helder, winner of the Yankee candle as part of the PTC Yankee Candle Fundraiser.  Anna was entered to win for having online sales greater than $50.
  • This month only, all Market Day orders must be placed online.  Orders are due by December 30, 2014 and pick up will be Thursday, January 8, 2015. No hard copy order forms will be accepted as we do not return to school until after the order deadline.
  • South Elementary will be closed from Monday, December 22, 2014 to Friday, January 2, 2015 for Winter Break.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!  See you January 5, 2015.

Looking Forward

Pizza Hut on January 6th!!

Market Day pick up January 8th.

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