Greyhound Intermediate News October 26, 2012 www.erpsk12.org Upcoming Events School Hours Full Day 8:50 a.m. -3:50 p.m. October 31 Halloween Parties Half Day 8:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. (in the PM) November 5 4:00-8:30 p.m. Phone Numbers Conferences Attendance Line 663-8080 November 5 Fund Raiser Pick Up Office 663-9192 Food Service 663-4280 4-7:30 p.m. Counselor 663-8458 November 7 4:00-8:30 p.m. Bus Garage 663-2214 Conferences November 7 Fund Raiser Pick Up Principally Speaking 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. What wonderful fall weather we had this week. November 8 Picture Retakes in AM We had a fantastic Walk and Roll to school day and November 8 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ hopefully those of you that pick up and drop off your Book Morning children notice the improvement to safety with our November 9 NO SCHOOL new crossing guard, Mr. Al Feldhauser, who will be November 12 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. on Greyhound Dr. at the end of the day and at GIS November 14 Kids Crew (3:50-5pm) crosswalk in the mornings. November 19 ½ Day (8:50am-12:05pm) So parents: November 20 ½ Day (8:50am-12:05pm) Best Effort-Drop your child off in the stadium lot. November 21-23 NO SCHOOL NOT the bus drop off area or the handicap area drop off. Thanksgiving Break Always prepared-Drop off any time after 8:20a.m. November 26 Classes Resume Respect and responsibility-Please drive in designated December 10 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. areas and not across our school drive where children December 14 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ are walking. Book Morning Keep positive-Keep up the smiles and friendly waves. December 21 6:30-8:00pmWinter Festival We appreciate you! GIS gym Beth Marcus December 22-January 6 NO SCHOOL Conferences Christmas Break Parent-Teacher conferences are from January 7 Classes Resume 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5th January 11 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ and Wednesday, November 7th. We look Book Morning forward to 100% attendance for conferences. January 14 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. If there is a problem on the day and time, January 18 NO SCHOOL please contact the teacher immediately to January 21 NO SCHOOL make the change. This is an important meeting for parents to find out how your child is doing academically. Picture Retakes Mark November 8th in the morning for picture retakes. If you wish for retakes, please return the original package with your Michigan Harvest Food Drive This food drive will end on November student on the 8th. If they were absent, then 2nd. Hopefully each student will bring in a make sure to send in the money for pictures. nonperishable food item to donate. The Envelopes are in the office. food donated will go to the Hearts & Hands Program right here in Eaton Rapids to help Old Newsboys feed our families in need. Our sincere We have forms in the office for families thanks for your donations and help. that would qualify for free footwear for their child(ren). Only one form is required per family. If you have questions please contact Mrs. Christy Davenport, our counselor, 663- 8458. Halloween Fund Raiser Pick Up Classes will have their Halloween parties On Monday, November 5th and during the last hour of the day. Costumes: Wednesday, November 7th the fund raiser 1. To help students enjoy Halloween, may be picked up. This is during they have the option to bring conferences and pick up is from 4:00 pm to costumes to school on that day. 7:30 pm in the auditeria. PAYMENT IN Parents/guardians are asked to help FULL has to be made in order to pick up the their child choose costumes that are items. nonviolent and in good taste. 2. Students will change into costumes Yearbook Orders just prior to their party. Please If you still wish to order a school choose costumes that can easily slip yearbook the price is $9.00. The order must over their regular clothes. be returned to the school office by 3. Temporary hair die is not permitted. November 2nd. 4. Students do not have to wear a costume. 3rd Grade Zoo Week 5. Our district’s weapons-free policy The week of November 12 thru 16, Mrs. and our school’s code of rights and Groves and Mrs. Holm’s classes will be responsibilities will be used to going to Potter Park to spend each day. This determine whether or not costumes is an intense science education opportunity are acceptable for school. Students that incorporates the third grade benchmarks who have costume parts that are not and curriculum. The students will have a acceptable will be asked to change, wonderful experience. or parents will be contacted if not appropriate. 6. School staff and adult volunteers are welcome to wear costumes to the Halloween parties. 7. Some classrooms may participate in Give Thanks! an optional school parade.
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