South PTC News 10.1.17

Hello and Happy October!

This week is Spirit week!  Here is the lineup:
Monday- PJ Day
Tuesday- Backwards/Mismatched day
Wednesday- Crazy Hair or Hat Day
Thursday- MSU vs U of M Spirit Day- Bring your dollars to vote for your favorite team.  Team with most votes will have the team flag flown from the school flagpole and the team fightsong played over the school speakers.
Friday- Homecoming- Wear your Grandville gear! And its also Popcorn Friday!  All students recieve a bag of popcorn from the PTC!

Friday is also the last day to send in your BoxTops for the class contest!  Class with the most BoxTops will win a pizza and ice ceam party!  Ask neightbors, ask friends on facebook, ask grandparents to save them.  We collect all year long.  There is a drawer next to the lost & found behind the office where they are saved- along with the Family Fare/Spartan Stores receipts.

Orange Leaf Spirit Challenge also kicks off this week!  Head to Orange Leaf in Grandville- near Family Fare off Wilson/Rivertown Parkway.  All Sales from Oct 1-7 will count towads our total in the bracket challenge.  We are up against Cummings this week.  If we have a higher sales total, we move to the next round.  And we earn 20% of our sales!
See their bracket breakdown here

Monday October 9: Picture Retakes, make sure to send your student with their original picture booklet they came home with.

Tuesday October 10th: Book Fair Family Night, volunteers are needed from Oct 5-13th for set up, class shopping times and tear down as well, sign up HERE!

Wednesday October 11th- Terry Hall Skating Party!  6pm-8pm, $5 admission and $1 for skate rental.  Flyer will be coming home this Friday, bring it with you and enter it to win a free pop at the rink!

Friday October 13th- Kindergarteners will have a PJ Day to celebrate the letter P!

Saturday October 15th- noon, Help assemble/build the new greenhouse for the school garden, create a path, and bring your own apples to press cider!  Sign up will be posted on the facebook page.

Tuesday Oct 17th & Thursday October 19th: Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up and we’d like some donations to help feed our wonderful teachers since they go right from teaching students to meeting with parents.  If you’d like to sign up for Tuesday, Click HERE  Thursdays will be available soon.

Tueday October 17th: Jets Pizza fundraiser night.  If you’re running from conferences and want an easy dinner solution, we have lined up Jets for Tuesday night!  Easy pickup on the way home!

Friday October 20th is a half day! Dismissal at 11:36am. PTC Meeting at 9am in the teachers lounge. Kindergarten will also be doing a silly sock day for the letter S!

Saturday October 21st is our Fall Sale event!  Fill out the form and send in with your payment to reserve your space.  Vendors are welcome for those who make things, sell things, or have gently used kids items to sell!  Please help spread the word and plan to stop by the school from 9am-3pm.

Monday October 23rd- No School! (Fall Break)

Friday October 27th: 3 Dining Fundraiser choices to keep everyone in your family happy, choose from Panda Express, Potbelly Sandwiches, or Tom & Chee!  What a fun Friday dine out night!

Tuesday October 31st- Haloween Parties and Parade- Times TBA!

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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