Weekly Update for January 11-15

General Notes

Volunteers are needed each week for Copy Crew.  Volunteers will 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 day will vary from 15 minutes to 2 hours depending on the needs of teachers and staff.

If you have not already done so, please consider downloading Shoparoo, a free iPhone and Android app that turns pictures of your shopping receipts into donations. Join using referral code GON56255 to earn a bonus 100 Roo points after submitting their first receipt.  Share the app with friends and family and if they sign using your referral code, you will earn an extra 150 Roo points. Anyone can join and choose to donate to South. South has earned $100 so far.

A copy of the January 2016 Budget and Treasurer’s Report are now posted. Budget (1.11.16) Treasurer’s Report January 10, 2016 The January PTC Newsletter will be posted later this month.

REMINDER: South Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up Etiquette and Guidelines

Please review the attached Map and Guidelines which outlines the Drop-off and Pick-up procedures at South.  Student Drop-off and Pick-up at South can run smoothly, efficiently, and safely if ALL parents follow a few simple guidelines.

South Drop-Off and Pick-Up Map

Girls on the Run (3rd – 5th Grade Girls)

Registration for Girls on the Run remains open through February 24, 2016. Currently, the Monday/Wednesday Team has 8 girls and the Tuesday/Thursday Team has 2 girls. Each Team must have a minimum of 5 girls. The maximum number of girls per team is 15. Co-coaches are still needed, particularly for the Monday/Wednesday Team. Please contact Collen Randall at cbkzmi@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information.  Please note that Registration Fees are adjusted on sliding scale with a $10 minimum.  Girls on the Run Registration Flyer 2016

Monday, January 11th

On Monday, January 11, 7:00 p.m., the Band Boosters will hold a Band Boosters Meeting in the middle school band room. Parents will be able to see and tour the new music wing that was just completed before the holiday break. Parents of all 6th grade band students are Boosters.
Young Fives and Kindergarten Registration begins today for children who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2016. According to statute, children with a September, October or November birth date who will be 5 by December 1, 2016, remain eligible for Kindergarten if the parent makes a request no later than June 1, 2016. To register your child at South, call 254-6251. After calling to register, save one of the following dates for the parent orientation/information meeting: Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. or Wednesday, March 9th at 1:00 pm. The Meeting will take place in the Middle School Auditorium.

Tuesday, January 12th

Today, the 3rd graders will participating the Eye Dissection in Science Lab. Not only is the anatomy of the human eye better shown and understood by the actual dissection of an eye, eye dissection is just awesome. Thank you to all the volunteers who have signed up to help with this annual event.

Wednesday, January 13th

Please join us tonight for South’s first Tom + Chee from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Tom and Chee 1.13.16  South PTC will earn 15% of all sales during this time.  Please remember to present your flyer at the time of purchase.

Thursday, January 14th

Today at 10:00 a.m. is the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Spelling Bee.

The Community Education Preschool Open House will take place tonight at South from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. At South, Community Ed offers a T/TH morning class for 3-year olds, a M/W/F morning combination class for 3- and 4-year olds, and a M-TH afternoon class for 4- year olds. Please note: Preschool sections must have 10 students.  Also, preschool locations for the 2016-2017 remain tentative until Kindergarten registration has been finalized. A larger than anticipated enrollment could potentially displace the location of preschool classes.

DIBELS Testing will take place today.

Friday, January 15th

DIBELS Testing will take place today.


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 January 10, 2016, in Band Boosters, Budget, Community Ed Preschool, Copy Crew, Dibels Testing, Eye Dissection, Girls on the Run, No-Cost Money Makers, Shoparoo, Spelling Bee, Student Drop-off and Pick-up, Thom + Chee Fundraiser, Treasurer's Report, Weekly Updates, Y5/K Registration. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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