Category Archives: PTC Meeting

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 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!!

Weekly Update for February 9-13

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

Volunteers Needed for the Daddy Daughter Dance. Please consider helping.   Daddy Daughter Dance Volunteer Sign Up

Wednesday, February 11th

Today is the second and final Count Day for 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.

Friday, February 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!!

The classroom Valentine Parties will take place today at the time set by each teacher. Thank you to our Room Parents for making this an exciting day for our students.   If you are planning to volunteer to assist with a classroom Valentine Party, please be sure to sign in and obtain a visitor sticker from the office .  As you know, your students’ safety is a top priority at South and it is important that staff be able to determine not only who is in the building, but where they can be found at all times.  Further, due to classroom sizes, the number of party volunteers, the use of hallways for party games, along with the fact that parties will be taking place at different times (i.e. some students will be receiving educational instruction while other class parties are ongoing), it is important that volunteers remain with the class for which they have volunteered.

Today is “B” 6th Grade Music Day.

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 December 1-5

This Week:

Monday, December 1st

Yankee Candle Fundraiser orders may be picked up today from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Music Room.

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, December 2nd

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 11:00 p.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. 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.”

Wednesday, December 3rd

Tonight is the Holiday Concert for 1st and 2nd graders. The Concert will take place at Grandville High School.  The 1st graders should arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. and their performance begins at 6:00 p.m.  The 2nd graders should arrive at 7:00 p.m. and their performance begins at 7:15.  Neither concert will exceed 30 minutes.  Please have your student(s) wear their Sunday Best or anything holiday related (Santa Hat). If you have any questions, please contact our music teacher Rachel Niewiada at RNiewiada@gpsbulldogs.org.

All orders for Grandville Apparel through South PTC are due TODAY.  Zipper Hoodies in black and maroon, as well and black and maroon sweat pants are available.  Hoodies are $25 and sweatpants are $20.  Sizes are available from youth small to youth large and adult small through adult 3X large.  (There is an additional charge for $3 for 2XL and 3XL).  A youth small is equivalent to a size 6/8, youth medium is equivalent to a size 10/12, and youth large is equivalent to size 14./16.  All money must accompany your order form. Checks may be made out to South PTC.  Orders will be filled before Christmas break, although an exact date is unknown at this time.

Thursday, December 4th

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, December 5th

Today is “Shop with a Cop” day. For $1, students will be permitted to wear a hat to school.  All monies raised will be used to fund “Shop with a Cop,” which provides students-in-need with $100 to shop at Walmart for the holidays.

Today is Popcorn Friday.  On Popcorn Fridayseach student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC.  Additional Popcorn Fridays will take place on  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.

Today will be the Pie in the Face” Assembly. Those students who sold at least 5 pies will get to throw a pie in Mr. Roberts’ face.  Unfortunately for Mr. Roberts, we had 59 students sell 5 or more pies.

Report Cards for the 1st Trimester will be coming home today.

Next Week:

Friday, December 12th

Please join us for the 4th PTC Meeting of 2014/2015 school year at 9:00 a.m.  All parents/grandparents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend. Day care will NOT be available. Meetings generally last between 1 and 2 hours, but please join us for any portion of the meeting you are able to attend.

Weekly Update for November 10-14

This Week:

Monday, November 10th

During this week, South Elementary will be sponsoring a Food Drive to benefit local food pantries. A table will be set up in the lobby and donations will be excepted through Friday, November 14th.  Donation suggestions include: soup, canned meat, rice, cereal, spaghetti sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, pasta products, boxed dinners, and personal care products.

There will be a Reproductive Health Parent Preview tonight for parents of students grades 4th-6th. The Preview will take place in the Administration Building located at 3839 Prairie Street.

Wednesday, November 12th

The Good News Club will not meet today.

Friday, November 14th

Please join us for the 3rd PTC Meeting of 2014/2015 school year at 9:00 a.m.  All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Day care will NOT be available. Meetings generally last between 1 and 2 hours, but please join us for any portion of the meeting you are able to attend.

Upcoming Next Week:

Monday, November 17th

The first South Skating Party of the school year at Tarry Hall is tonight 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, November 19th

Today is the Buffalo Wild Wing Fundraiser.  All day (11:30 a.m. to close) South Elementary PTC will earn 20% of all food and drink sales.  A Flyer will go home in Friday Folders and is available at the link below.  Please feel free to print and give copies to your non-South friends and neighbors.  Note that qualifying sales can be dine-in or carry-out.  Also, Wednesday nights are “Kids Nights” at Buffalo Wild Wings with reduced kids’ meals, crafts, and an ice cream sundae bar.

Buffalo Wild Wings Flyer 11/19/2014

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 3rd.  There will be a Yankee Candle Assembly at 2:15 p.m. to kick off the sale.

 

 

Weekly Update for September 8-12

General Notes

  • We hope all South students are adjusting well to their new classrooms and routines and have another great week of school.
  • This year, South PTC will be offering Market Day fundraising.  Please look for order and delivery information in your student’s Friday Folder this week.  To find out more about Market Day, please see Market Day Webpage.
  • Pick-up Announcement:  If you are picking up your students at the main entrance at the end of the school day, the South staff requests that parents wait at the sidewalk and avoid the area under the overhang and benches.  This will assist teachers as they dismiss students.

Wednesday, September 10th

  • Tonight is the 6th Grade Orchestra Parent/Student Meeting at 7:00 pm at the High School.
  • DIBELS testing will take place in the afternoon today.

Thursday, September 11th

  • Today is Picture Day.  Order forms and information came home with your student in his or her Friday Folder. Be sure to send your picture order form to school with your student(s).
  • Tonight is Parent Night for Young 5s and Kindergarten.  Parent Night will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 7:30 pm.  Please plan to arrive early to sign up to chaperon field trips and help with special events in the classroom.
  • DIBELS testing will take place today,

Friday, September 12th

  • Please join us for the 1st PTC Meeting of 2014/2015 school year at 9:00 a.m.  All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Day care will NOT be available. Please come to meet Mr. Roberts, your new Board members, and find out what the PTC has planned for this year. Meetings generally last between 1 and 2 hours, but please join us for any portion of the meeting you are able to attend.
  • Community Tailgater: Grandville fans are “Wanted” tonight for the Community Tailgater prior to the Grandville v. Muskegon varsity football game.  The Community Tailgater will take place from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m. (Game time is 7:00 p.m.).  Cost is $5 per ticket or $20 per family and includes a hot dog,chips, dessert and entrance to the game.  There will also be raffles, face painting, Mascot visits, lawn games, music and more. The Community Tailgater will take place in the front of the High School pool entrance. In case of rain, the Community Tailgater will be moved to the cafeteria.  Tonight is Western Night at Bulldog Stadium so SADDLE UP and come in your best WESTERN GEAR.   Tickets may be purchased at South, the Community Ed. office, the High School Athletic office, or a the that Community Tailgater.
  • Today is 6th Grade “B” music day.

Special Announcement Regarding Final PTC Meeting

You are invited to attend the final PTC meeting of the 2012/2013 school year. Please join us at 9:00 a.m. and meet and welcome the new Board Members for the 2013/2014 school.  Do you want to hear how your fundraising dollars were spent this year?  Do you have fundraiser or event ideas for next year?   Hope to see you there.

Weekly Update for May 6-10

Monday through Friday is Teacher Appreciation Week. The PTC is providing and/or helped organize a luncheon catered by Qdobo, two breakfasts, and three small gifts.   In addition, several parents have planned some other fantastic ways to celebrate our wonderful teachers!!

Tuesday

Tuesday, May 7 is Election Day.  Don’t forget to vote “YES” for the Grandville School District Bond Proposal!!!  Great things are coming for our Grandville students!!!

Wednesday

Please join us this morning for Muffins with Moms. Additional fathers (and mothers) are needed to volunteer. Please contact Audra at audrahollamon@aol.com to volunteer.

Today is the Buffalo Wild Wing Fundraiser.  All day  South Elementary PTC will earn 20% of all food and drink sales.  A Flyer should have gone home closer in the last Friday Folder and can be found at the link below.  Please feel free to print and give copies to your non-South friends and neighbors.  Note that qualifying sales can be dine-in or carry-out.  Also, Wednesday nights are “Kids Nights” at Buffalo Wild Wings with reduced kids’ meals, crafts, and an ice cream sundae bar.

Buffalo Wild Wings May 8 Flyer

Friday

The final PTC Meeting for the 2012/2013 school year will take place today at 9:00 a.m.  Please come and welcome the new Board Members.

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