South PTC News 3.5.17

Good evening (or morning/afternoon) South families!  Heres whats going on & coming up that you should know about!

Third graders went around last week to talk to the classes about their donation drive for Kids Food Basket.  Located inside the school at the main doors are some boxes, we would like to encourage anyone who is able to send in items for the Supper Packs that Kids Food Basket distributes.  KFB serves nearly 7500 kids in the GR area every DAY!  This is the 8th year the third grade classes have participated in this donation drive!  An event has been created on the Facebook page and we have a goal of 1000 supper packs.  We will keep everyone updated on what things are needed if we are short on any items.  i know with our amazing community, we can reach this goal!  Friday March 24th is Wear Orange Day- Orange is the color for hunger awareness.

Monday March 6- Half Day!  Dismissal at 11:40am.

Wednesday March 8- Evening South PTC meeting 6:30 at the school!  Based on popular demand, our March meeting will be an evening one!  The Nomination forms went home for next years Board members.  please send those back in this week so we can begin contacting those who were nominated to judge their interest and answer any questions.  We will discuss/vote at the April meeting. board-nomination-form-17-18

Friday March 10th- Daddy Daughter Enchanted Evening! Starts at 6:30pm.  Please remember, do not sign your children out early to get ready.  Volunteers are still needed, sign up HERE  We’ve had a few inquiries about tickets at the door, we will accept, but we cannot plan ahead for food for those who do not pre-purchase tickets.  Please get money in asap this week.  Or you may contact Jessica Lemmon- 616-460-1690 or find her on facebook.

March 16 & 21- Parent Teacher Conferences!  You should have received your time on Friday.  Make sure to sign your slip and send it back so the teacher knows you’re confirmed!
Meals for teachers- Thursday the 16th- Sign Up HERE, Tuesday the 21st Sign up HERE

March 21 is also another Jets pizza Fundraiser night.  Simple & easy dinner pick up if you have conferences that night!  Just order pizza and present our flyer when you pick up- we only get credit for the orders with the flyer, so make sure to turn it in!

March 29th- Moth & Son Night of fun!  We have reserved space at Rivertown Sports from 5:30pm-8pm.  Its close by and has a huge skating rink inside.  They dont have skate rentals, but you can bring your own “wheels”- Rollskates, rollerblades, scooters or skateboards (No bikes). Bring your own helmets or pads too.  Also they have a basketball hoop, we have reserved a bounce house and a Quarterback Blitz throwing game.  We will have the music going and the boys can be boys!  We also contacted Home Depot to come & bring one of their How To Sessions on site for us that evening, so from 630-730 they will be showing mom & son teams how to build birdhouses.  We will also have pizza & pop, so make sure to send in your tickets and money so we know how much to buy!  Flyers just went home on Friday and are available on our facebook page under the events tab- or use the search function for mother son night! Volunteers are needed, sign up HERE

March 31- April 7- No School- Spring Break!
Looking out a bit further:
April 11- Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser- one of our most popular fundraiser nights.  Flyers will be coming home before Spring break.
April 14- Hat Day/Crazy Hair Spirit Day- send in $1 to wear your hat or a crazy hair do at school all day!
April 14th- PTC Meeting-9am Teachers Lounge- We will be discussing next years Board.
April 18- Terry Hall Skate night!
April 28- Jets Pizza Fundraiser night
May 1-5- Teacher Appreciation Week- We ask each Room Parent to plan something nice for their teacher.  Most teachers have filled out a “Favorite Things” sheet, that is located by the PTC Mailbox in the office and tells you what type of things they like, so ideas for gifts or gift cards can be found there!
May 12- Muffins with Mom (7:45am-8:20am) Flyer will be sent home closer to RSVP so we can plan amount of food.
June 2- Donuts with Dad (7:45am-8:20am) Flyer will be sent home closer to RSVP so we can plan amount of food.

Have a great week and as always- thanks for your support!!!


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.

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