Category Archives: Spirit Days

Weekly Update for May 13-17

Tuesday

Tonight is Pizza Hut Night. Please join us at the Grandville Pizza Hut on 28th Street. South PTC receives 20% of sales from the evening. Look for the Pizza Hut handout in your student’s backpack or print a copy from this blog. Please feel free to print and 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 Night Flyer

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 23rd is Field Day.  The PTC will be once again providing snow cones to all participants.  If you are able to assist, either in the morning or the afternoon, please contact Andrea Gray at travandi@hotmail.com.

Weekly Update for April 29-May 3

General Notes

A Spirit/Popcorn Day was scheduled for this Friday.  Since we rescheduled our April Spirit/Popcorn Day to coincide with Jump Rope for Heart, the final Spirit/Popcorn Day has been moved to Friday, May 17, 2013.

Friday

Kids Kreations products have arrived and will be available for pick up today from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.  A special thank you to Kathy O’Mara for organizing this awesome event.

Upcoming Events

The week of May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week.

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, May 8 is Buffalo Wild Wing Night.  All day on Wednesday, May 8th, South Elementary PTC will earn 20% of all food and drink sales.  A Flyer will be sent home closer to the event or 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

Wednesday May 8th  is also Muffins with Moms.

The final PTC meeting for the 2012/2013 school year will take place on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  Please come and welcome the new Board Members.

Weekly Update for April 22-26

General Notes

This Thursday is the third annual Mother and Son Bowling event.  Due to circumstances beyond out control, invitations did not go home last Friday, but should come home on Monday.  Space is limited at this event.  Follow the link for the RSVP form.

Third Annual Mother Son Bowling Party

Tuesday

Tonight is Pizza Hut Night. Please join us at the Grandville Pizza Hut on 28th Street. South PTC receives 20% of sales from the evening. Look for the Pizza Hut handout in your student’s backpack on Monday or print a copy from this blog. Please feel free to print and 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 Night Flyer

Wednesday

RSVP’s for the third annual Mother and Son Bowling event are due today. Space IS limited and once capacity has been reached, RSVPs shall be returned.

The Parent Be Nice Program will be tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Thursday

Tonight is the third annual Mother and Son Bowling event at Hudsonville Bowling Alley from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

2013/2014 PTC Board Election Ballots shall go home today, if necessary.

Weekly Update for February 24-March 1

General Notes

The PTC is still looking for a volunteer to organize the Spring Parent/Teacher Conference Meals.  Please contact Amanda at amandaregnerus@gmail.com if you are interested.

FAMILY FARE CASH FOR CLASS PROGRAM 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 February 24th and  March 2nd 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. Please don’t forget to link your ‘yes’ card to our school, shop during the Program Weeks, and help our school raise additional dollars to support our students.

Monday

Please be sure to pick up your Little Caesars Order today from 3:30-6:00 p.m.

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Today is also Crazy Hair/Hat Day.  For $1 your student(s) may wear a hat to school or style his or her hair in a wild and crazy fashion.

Weekly Update January 7-11

General Notes

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

Monday

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

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Weekly Update for December 3-7

General Notes

Our first Buffalo Wild Wings Night raised $349.37 for the South PTC.  It was great to see so many South families.  As a result of the great fundraising efforts, Buffalo Wild Wings has agreed to host another fundraiser in the Spring.

This week, the library will host the Book Fair.  Evening shopping is available Tuesday and Thursday nights. Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who help make this fun event run so smoothly.

Sweatshirt and T-Shirt orders have been placed.  Delivery is expected the week of December 10th.

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Weekly Update for October 29-November 2

Wednesday

The Halloween Parade will begin at 2:00 p.m. The classroom Halloween Parties will take place immediately after the parade, or as directed by the teacher. Thank you to our Head Room Parents for making this an exciting day for our students. Some classes are still in need of additional volunteers during the party. Please contact your Head Room Parent if you are able to help.

Thursday

There will be a Skating Party tonight at Tarry Hall Skating Rink from 6pm-8pm. Admission is $4 and includes skate rental. In-line skates are an additional $2. Tarry Hall offers drinks and snacks for sale. The PTC will be raffling staff donated gifts.

Friday

Today is a Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Today the South PTC will also be awarding the Walk-a-Thon classroom winners with pizza parties at lunch. Thanks again for all your support.

Please look for order forms in Friday Folders for new t-shirts, hoodies, and sweatpants.

Weekly Update for October 1-5

General Notes

The PTC Board would like to thank all our South students, staff, and families for making the  Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser and Free Family BBQ such HUGE successes. South Elementary raised almost $12,000.00 with the Walk-a-Thon and we hope everyone who attended the BBQ had a fantastic time. Final results for the Walk-a-Thon fundraiser will be posted in the October Newsletter.

The PTC Board thanks ALL of the wonderful volunteers who gave unselfishly of their time at the Walk-a-Thon, Family BBQ, or both. A very special thank you to our Dunk Tank volunteers, Mr. Arends, Mr. Karnehm, Mr. Leonard, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Vezino, and Mr. Shultz.

Please take a few minutes to browse the blog. You will find valuable information like links to educational web pages for kids  including an AR book finder web page.

Wednesday

There will be a Head Room Parent meeting at South at 6:30 p.m.  Please look for signs in the school lobby for the meeting location.   At that time, we will discuss plans and ideas for the upcoming year, as well as some new ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week, Holiday gifts, and more. All Head Room Parents are invited to attend.  If you have been a Head Room Parent in the past, this is a great time to  share your party plans, game ideas, etc.

Friday

Today is the first Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of PTC. Also please wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show your support of South.

Weekly Update for April 30-May 4

General Notes
The Board of Education of Grandville Public Schools has placed a bond proposition on the ballot for the May 8th election to improve safety, facilities, technology, and transportation. These four core areas will improve schools and enhance learning opportunities for our current and future students while maintaining one of the lowest school district debt levies in both Ottawa and Kent Counties. In order to keep Grandville great, please vote on May 8!! Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. If you are uncertain of your polling location, please review the attached link to a web site maintained by the Secretary of State: https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/mivote/votersearch.aspx

Monday
Election Ballots for the 2012/2013 PTC Board are due today.

Friday
Friday will be Popcorn/Spirit Day and Hat Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also students are encouraged to wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show support for South. Also for $1, student may wear a hat to school.

Weekly Update for February 27-March 2

General Notes
We will be rescheduling the Guys & Dolls Dance as soon as possible. Please look for future posts and a note to come home for more information.

Friday
Friday will be Popcorn/Spirit Day. Each student will receive a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC. Also students are encourages to wear your DAWG gear or other maroon and white clothes to show support for South.

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