Weekly Update for October 4-10

Walk-A-Thon and Family BBQ

The PTC Board would like to thank all our South students, staff, and families for making the  Walk-a-Thon and Family BBQ such HUGE successes. The PTC Board also thanks ALL of the wonderful volunteers who gave unselfishly of their time at the Family BBQ.   Final results for the Walk-a-Thon fundraiser will be posted in the October PTC Newsletter.

Orange Leaf Froyo Spirit Challenge

Round 1 of the Orange Leaf Froyo Spirit Challenge starts Sunday, October 4 and runs until Saturday, October 10. The following rules have been established by Orange Leaf:

1. Each school will have a bucket on the counter. When making a purchase, please ask for a receipt, write South on the back of the receipt, and place it into the South bucket.

2. South will receive 20% of all sales for receipts placed in its bucket. This includes the PURCHASE of gift cards, so long as the receipt for the gift card purchase is placed in the South bucket. PLEASE NOTE: We receive no credit when paying with gift cards. Checks will be issued each week to the participating schools for 20% of their sales receipts from that particular week.

3. The school with the most sales based on the receipts in its bucket will move on to the next Round.

4. Round 2 takes place October 18-24. Each team in Round 2 will begin at zero sales.

5. Round 3, the final Round, will take place from November 1-7. Each team in Round 3 will begin at zero sales.

6. The winning school will be announced on November 8th and receive a $500 bonus.

Here is the Round I Bracket. Orange Leaf Froyo Spirit Challenge Bracket Please note that we are competing with Grandview.  Let’s Go SOUTH!!!

General Notes

Copy Crew is a new service which will be available to South teachers and staff this school year.  Volunteers are needed each week to make copies, laminate, or do other office activities for teachers and staff.  If you are able to help, please sign up at Copy Crew.  The time commitment each week will vary from 15 minutes to 2 hours depending on the needs of teachers and staff.

It is almost time for the Fall 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.  Fall Book Fair Sign-Up

Please follow the link for the October 2015 Lunch Menu. October Lunch Menu

Tuesday October 6

Tonight is a South Skating Party at 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.

Wednesday, October 7

Today is the first of two Count Days during the 2015/2016 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, October 9

Today is Popcorn Friday.  On Popcorn Fridayseach student receives a bag of popcorn, compliments of the PTC.

Please join us for the 2nd PTC Meeting of 2015/2016 school year at 9:00 a.m. in the Office Conference Room.    All parents and guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend. It is anticipated that there will be a vote to approve/disapprove the 2015/2016 PTC Budget at this meeting.

3rd Graders will be taking a Field Trip to Art Prize and the Kindergarten classes will have thier annual Cranes Orchard Field Trip today.

Looking Forward

Starting October 11, the PTC will be running a Box Top Contest.  Keep saving your Box Tops and look for more information next week.


About PTC Blog

PTC {Parents Teachers Children} Group To share as parents and/or guardians and to promote community spirit for South Elementary School. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, and community. To assist the faculty in undertaking school activities such as conferences, health and safety programs, and the like if so requested. To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and/or guardians and teachers may co-operate intelligently in training of the child.

Posted on October 3, 2015, in Book Fair, Box Tops, Budget, Copy Crew, Count Day, Family BBQ, Field Trips, Lunch Menu, Orange Leaf Froyo Spirit Challenge, Popcorn Friday, PTC Meeting, Shop with a Cop, Walk-a-Thon, Weekly Updates. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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