South PTC Update 12.10.17

Hello South families!  Heres whats going on, coming up, and things you should know about-

Online shopping, you can continue to use Smile.Amazon.com and make sure you have your charity selected to: Grandville Parent Support Organizations Parents-Teachers-Children S Element
Another newer one we have signed up with is FlipGive.  You can shop a bunch of  major retailers online and purchase gift cards too and a % of your order total comes back as a donation. https://www.flipgive.com/f/424725

Frandale Fundraiser- We have decided the winter major fundraiser will be Frandale foods.  The order forms will be coming home this week and due back on January 10th. They have subs, soups, queso dips, cinnamon rolls and garlic bread. Order will be delivered for pickup on Feb 8.  Participation is voluntary!  We hope by scheduling it over the holidays that South students can sell to family members.

Christmas Classroom parties- Majority are scheduled for Friday December 22nd- but times vary by class.  Look for information from your teacher or room parent.
Room parents- dont forget that if you are unable to get all the donations needed for your parties, the PTC will reimburse up to $25 per classroom per party, just save your receipts, fill out a form thats located in the PTC mailbox inside the office and turn it in to the treasurer folder.

Grandville Gear orders- if you ordered Grandville shirts thru our sale, those orders will be available for pickup on the 22nd.  I’ll post more information on the facebook page once I hear from our vendor what time things will be dropped off.

Tuesday December 12th- Monelli’s Fundraiser, the flyer came home, dont forget to turn it in for South to receive credit!

Friday December 15th- 9am PTC Meeting in the teachers lounge, come on up, we will be discussing Carnival and other upcoming events and things happening at the school.  We always welcome more parent faces and the meetings have been running 60-90 minutes.  Little ones are also welcome if they can sit and play on a tablet or quietly with toys.

Friday December 15th- also the Kindergarten Christmas Program- South Gym- 2pm!  Cookies and punch in the kids classrooms following the show!

Monday December 18th- Terry Hall skate night!  6p-8p, admission is $5 and skate rental is $1. Flyer will be coming home this week!

Wednesday December 20th- Jets pizza night- flyer will also be sent home this week!

Friday December 22nd- Classroom parties, wear your ugly holiday sweaters or your favorite holiday outfits, and Grandville gear pickup.

No School Dec 25-Jan 5

Sub Sale orders due January 10th!

January 10th- Big Boy Fundraiser (Flyer will come home Dec 22 due to break)

Kindergarten and Young Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year begins February 1, 2018, for children who will be five (5) by September 1, 2018. Children with a September, October or November birth date who will be five (5) by December 1, 2018, are eligible for kindergarten if a parent makes a waiver request by June 1, 2018.
Look for upcoming registration details January 2018 at www.gpsbulldogs.org.
It’s our privilege to welcome the Class of 2031, and we can’t wait to show you why our motto is “Improving lives by producing successful, lifelong learners.

Carnival is scheduled for Friday January 26th 430-8pm.  Volunteer sign up schedule will be posted soon.  We will be looking for donations of 2 liters of pop, theatre size boxes of candy, suckers, and baked goods for the cake walk!  There will be opportunity to help on Thursday January 25th in the evening from 5pm-9pm with pre-set up and organization and decorating.  The 26th is a half day, so we will have much more time to get the school and rooms ready than last year.  Volunteers for set up on the 26th, running games, and clean up will be needed!  We can’t run the games without the help of parents who can give an hour of their time.  We will again be reaching out to NHS students as well.

Hat Day- Thanks to everyone who participated in Hat Day with your donations, South was able to send a few more students to the Shop with A Cop program.  There were 14 students total from South who were able to participate, thanks to you and to the Grandville police Department!

Thanks for all of your support!  Have a great week!

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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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