Team Shoemaker has been off to a busy and exciting school year. Team Shoemaker Communication: Please visit
Students and staff enjoyed a welcome back school assembly where Shoemaker website often for updates and information :
students learned to be champions, motivated by basketball tricks. http://www.eastpennsd.org/shoemaker/
During the first week of school, students and staff also showed off their
team spirit and met our Mustang mascot, with a pep rally and the first Click on Shoemaker Quick Reference for a
Mustang Meeting. In September, teachers welcomed parents back to directory of information.
school with an informative Meet the Teacher Night. At our October Click on Team Shoemaker for staff pictures
Mustang Meeting we unveiled our mascot’s name and rewarded Click on PTO for PTO information
students for their efforts. Our Mustang, Blaze made a surprise
appearance at the annual Halloween Parade where students modeled Please check our website for quarterly updates like this
their Halloween costumes for family and friends. At our November newsletter as well as videos and special events. Click on
Mustang meeting, students welcomed and honored Veteran’s with Shoemaker Halloween to see pictures and a video from
songs and through words during a memorable Veteran’s Day program. the Shoemaker Parade. Coming soon Veteran’s Day.
Our Community Service Club has run several drives including a book
drive and canned food drive to help others less fortunate then
ourselves. The PTO has been busy with fundraising efforts, spirit days,
and roller skating party. Team Shoemaker looks forward to an exciting Nov. 15th-19th Conference Week 1:30 dismissal The early
winter season! Together Everyone Achieves More! dismissal for elementary students was not indicated on the District
calendar, and we apologize for any confusion this may have
created. This is a reminder of the elementary dismissal times to
IMPORTANT REMINDERS accommodate the fall conference schedule: November 15-19,
2010: Grades 1-5, 1:30 PM dismissal Half-day KG follows a
modified schedule, 10:35 AM dismissal and 1:30 PM dismissal
*The Community Service Club is collecting canned foods. Please November 22 & 23, 2010: Half-day KG follows a modified
bring in a can or 2 to help make someone’s Thanksgiving a little schedule, 10:35 AM dismissal and 1:30 PM dismissal (as half-day
KG continues conferences on these days) We will follow this same
brighter. schedule for the April conferences as well.
*All parent volunteers need all 3 clearances to volunteer in the Nov. 15th- 18th Book Fair
classroom for anything other than mystery reader. Mystery
Monday, Wed. and Thurs....9:15-4:30 Tuesday.....9:15-3:30 and
readers need a signed and notarize affidavit on file in the
then open again 5:30-8:00
25th-29th Thanksgiving Break
Just a few reminders about arrival and dismissal procedures: To
help keep our students and families safe during arrival and
dismissal and to facilitate dismissal for 7:20 students, we kindly Schoolyard/Backyard Garden
ask that you follow the following procedures.
As part of a STEM initiative the first grade team would like to
*Please use the crosswalks during arrival and dismissal times and create a Schoolyard/Backyard Garden Habitat on our school
please do not cross in between the buses. campus. The garden will give students a place to observe
plant and animal life and make a welcome addition to our
*We ask that you please do not pick up your child up in the school facility. We would like to extend an invitation to our
office or in the cafeteria unless you have an appointment to get school families to help make this project a success. We are
to by a certain time. Please remember dismissal is at 3:30 and a looking for any volunteers who would be willing to be on the
written note is needed to sign your child out for an appointment. Garden committee. We are also looking for volunteers to
All other parent pick ups are asked to wait outside near the help donate time and materials. We specifically are looking
flagpole until the buses have been dismissed. for someone who could help make birdhouses and feeders
for students to paint and someone who can help make
* If you arrive after 8:55 a.m. please don’t forget to sign your concrete stepping stones. We are also looking for
child in at the office. volunteers to help create the garden and manpower to
rototill , excavate, and maintain the area. Please e-mail us at
*Please continue to talk to your child about bus safety and rules. firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 610-965-1626
We ask students to sit down, sit back and sit in the seats and if you can help.
speak quietly to help ensure a safe ride home.
BE A CHAMPION!...Do your best! Never give up!
We appreciate all your help and cooperation. Thank you!
Believe in Yourself!