What’s Coming Up – Week of November 13-17

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • I enjoyed meeting with you for conferences! 
  • Goodies Factory Fundraiser items will be delivered to Georgetown Elementary on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Items must be picked up between 3:00 and 5:30.
  •  The students will go outside for recess every day unless it is raining or below zero. Please make sure your child has warm clothes for recess everyday at school.
  • PTC meeting – Thursday, Nov. 16th at 6:30 in the Georgetown Elementary Library
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 22-24

Recess

Today was our first very cold day, and many students were not dressed warm enough for outdoor recess. The students will go outside for recess every day unless it is raining or below zero. Please make sure your child has warm clothes for recess at everyday school. Thank you.

What’s Coming Up – Week of November 6

  • We are looking forward to seeing you at conferences.
  • Report cards will be sent home with students on Monday, Nov. 6.
  • Our PTC is hosting a Scholastic book fair next week. Our class will shop on Wednesday, November 8th . The book fair will also be open for shopping during parent teacher conferences.
  • Jet’s pizza night is Thursday, November 9! Order pizza and mention your child’s teacher!
  • Goodies Factory Fundraiser items will be delivered to Georgetown Elementary on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Items must be picked up between 3:00 and 5:30 that day.

Math:

  • We are beginning our dive into unit 3 where we will be looking at multiplying and dividing fractions.

ELA:

  • Students are gathering evidence to write a literary essay analyzing a character from our book club books.

Science:

  • We are investigating why water levels change in the Great Lakes over time.

Outstanding :)

Wow what a Wednesday! Yesterday our class earned two Outstandings! As a whole class we earned an Outstanding working as a team in music class!  Yahoo! We also were granted an Outstanding from Mrs. Reagan for one of our students Eliana Palmer leading our class by following the Georgetown motto….Be Nice, Work Hard, Learn Well. Congrats to my class and Eliana!

 

 

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 30

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Thank you for your donation of time and supplies to make our Fall Party a success! 🙂
  • Early release on Friday, November 3.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences are on Monday, Nov. 6 and Wednesday, Nov. 8. Conference appointment times were sent home earlier this week.
  • Goodies Factory Orders and fundraising payment is due on Monday, Oct. 30. Please make as few checks as possible payable to Georgetown Elementary.
  • Goodies Factory delivery will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
    • All items must be picked up at Georgetown Elementary between 3:00 and 5:30 PM.
    • We cannot hold items overnight.
    • If you are unable to pick up your items during this time, please make arrangements for a friend or neighbor to pick up your items.
  • Fifth grade activity balance of $100 will be due by February 1, 2018

Updates and Reminders

Hello parents!

Here are a few additional updates and reminders for the week.

Parent Teacher Conferences

  • Your scheduled conference time was communicated earlier today via email.
  • If you are not able to make your scheduled time, please let me know.

Turkey Trot CANCELLED due to weather!

  • Students are encouraged to wear their Turkey Trot shirts to school on Tuesday.

Halloween Party Reminders from the front office- October 27th from 2:15-3:15

Please send in the Fall Party donations by Wed. October 25th. Thank you

  • Halloween Student Costume Codes
    • Please ensure that your child’s costume is school appropriate and does not have too-scary-for-school components such as fake blood, frightening masks, weapons etc.  This should be a fun time for all students and should show respect for all.
    • To avoid distractions, students should NOT come to school dressed in their costume. There will be an opportunity to get dressed before the party starts.
    • Please ensure that your child’s costume and components are labeled to prevent loss.
  • Volunteering on the day?
    • Due to parking limitations, parties are open to parents that are volunteering to support the party.
    • Party Volunteers: Make sure you are background checked. Fill out the form in the “Background Check” page on the blog. Please keep younger siblings at home to allow for space in the classrooms. Volunteers can arrive 15 minutes before the party begins.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 23

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Fifth grade Halloween parties will be on Friday, Oct. 27 from 2:15-3:15
  • Please send in any donations for the party by Wednesday, October 25th. Thank you! 🙂
  • Below is the link to sign up for donations for our party.
  • The fundraiser for 5th grade activities is on going. The Goodies Factory orders and payment are due Monday, Oct. 30. This information was blogged and sent home with the students on Thursday.

Math:

  • We are wrapping up Unit 2: Addition and Subtraction with Decimals.

ELA:

  • Students have participated in book clubs and are gathering evidence to write a literary essay analyzing a character.

Science:

  • We are investigating how organisms affect the Great Lakes.

 

 

Goodies Factory Fundraiser Kicks Off Today!

Fifth grade is filled with memorable activities such as camp and celebration. The cost for fifth grade activities this year is $100. Families of fifth graders can choose to pay their $100 or take advantage of a fundraiser to raise some or all of the money.

This year, families have the opportunity to participate in a fundraiser by selling products from The Goodies Factory. This will be our main fundraiser for the year.

Timeline:   Starts Thursday, October 18th

Orders are due on Monday, October 30th with payment for all items

Delivery of items is Tuesday, November 14th; pickup for large orders is from

3pm-5pm (we can not hold items overnight)

We get 40% back from our sales.  That means if a student sells $250 worth of items, he or she will have paid their activities fee.

Please make checks payable to Georgetown Elementary.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 16

 

 

 

Hello Parents! Please check out the news and updates below!  Thanks also to those of you who mailed me about helping with our Halloween Party.  I will be sending out an email soon to those who have expressed interest to help with games, activities and small snacks.  I am looking forward to a fun afternoon!

Miscellaneous:

  • Join other Georgetown families for Culver’s Fundraiser Night – Monday, Oct. 16, from  5-8!
  • Fifth grade Halloween parties will be on Friday, Oct. 27 from 2:15-3:15. Watch our blog for specific details!