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					     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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