Suwanee Elementary Monday Mail

Week of January 18, 2016

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Take a Look!

January 18 - 22

Monday - Dr. Martin L. King, Jr Day, Schoolwide Holiday

Wednesday - Chess Club, 7:30am

Wednesday - Chorus, 7:30am

Wednesday - Tech Club, 2:45- 4:00pm

Thursday - Orchestra Club, 2:45-4:45pm

Thursday - Good News Club, 2:45-4:30pm

Friday - Readers Rally, 7:15am

January 25-29

Tuesday - Kidz Keys Club, 2:45-3:45pm

Tuesday - Spirit Night - Skate Country, 6:30pm

Wednesday - Chess Club, 7:30am

Wednesday - Chorus, 7:30am

Wednesday - Tech Club, 2:45- 4:00pm

Wednesday - Guitar Club, 2:45-3:45pm

Wednesday - Year Book Team meeting, 3:00pm

Thursday - Orchestra Club, 2:45-4:45pm

Thursday - Good News Club, 2:45-4:30pm

Thursday - 2nd Grade Musical Program, 6:00pm

Friday - Readers Rally, 7:15am

TECH CLUB at Suwanee Elementary School

Want to design your very own video game? Join the exciting TECH CLUB to learn coding, website design and be a TECH ROCKSTAR !!!

Cost is $85 per month. Classes will start Jan 20, 2:45pm in the Computer Lab.

Call 678-863-7679 for more information or register online at

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Skate Night Is January 26

Join your classmates at Skate Country in Buford on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., for Suwanee Elementary Skate Night. Skate Country is located at 2700 Buford Hwy., in Buford. Be sure to sign-in at the Suwanee Elementary table when you arrive to be eligible for prizes. A drawing will be held for a free pair of skates from Skate Country! The class with most students in attendance will also be rewarded. Admission is just $4 and includes regular skate rental. Speed skate or in-line skate rental is $2. Please note that this is not a drop-off event. A parent or guardian must be present at Skate Country.

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The Media Center and PTA are excited to announce our author visit for this year: Kelly DiPucchio!

Kelly is the award-winning author of several children’s books: Clink, Everyone Loves Bacon, Gaston, and more. Two of her books, Grace For President and The Sandwich Swap, were New York Times bestsellers. The media center will be hosting a mini book fair the week before Kelly's visit to allow students to purchase books to be autographed. Details will be sent regarding titles and prices in February.

Want to learn more, check out Kelly's web site:

FREE text service for parents of 4 & 5 yr olds

  • provides literacy & math tips and resources
  • now available in English and Spanish.

What: Collaborative effort between Georgia Department of Education and Stanford University to create a free text service for parents of 4 & 5 yr olds that includes tips, facts and suggestions to promote early literacy and mathematics.

When: Text messages are sent every 2 to 3 days.

Please add to your webpage and newsletters as you deem appropriate:

Text "GAREADY4K" to 313131 to join! It's Free!

Envíe el mensaje de texto “GAREADY4KESP” al 313131 para comenzar a recibir mensajes en español totalmente gratis!

Georgia Milestones Assessment System Results

The Spring 2015 Georgia Milestones Assessment Results are in the Parent Portal for students who were in grades 3 through 5 during Spring 2015. In the Portal, parents can access a Parent Guide that explains the electronic score report. Below is a link to a press release outlining how students performed overall in Gwinnett County Public Schools:

Girls on the Run Spring Registration

Girls on the Run will begin spring registration, using a lottery system, on January 14th.

See our website for details about the new registration process:

GOTR meets twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, beginning February 8th and ending the week of April 25th at Suwanee Elementary. The GOTR program is for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade girls. Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. The fee is $170 for the 12-week season, and partial scholarships are available during online registration on a sliding scale fee starting at $25.

To register, see our website:

Order your Yearbook today

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Field Trip Fee

Don’t forget to pay your child’s Field Trip Fee.

One-time payment of $30.00 to cover all Field Trips, both in-school and off campus


If your Student has misplaced their jacket, lunch box, or any item,

please have them check our Lost and Found TODAY.

Safety and Security

All schools have a safety and security plans. The plans are designed with the help of school security and support staff members, as well as local law enforcement, emergency management, and public health officials. Plans are reviewed and updated regularly. These plans include procedures to respond to critical incidents such as tornados, medical emergencies and criminal acts. All staff members are trained on all procedures as it relates to how to handle issues related to safety and security.

Jaguar Cafe News

Lunch and Breakfast Menu

To prepay for meals on-line use

*Free and reduced applications can be found on-line at

Suwanee Elementary School wants you to become a Business Partner

Levels of Business Sponsorships

Friends of Suwanee: Parent or Individual donations of a minimum of $100.

Name on display in school lobby

Bronze Sponsorship: $500 donation

Business Name listed on School Website

Business Name displayed in school lobby

Business Name mentioned in school newsletter

Recognition plaque to be displayed at business

Silver Sponsorship: $1250 donation

Same as all above PLUS:

Recognition at a school event as a business partner

Gold Sponsorship: $2500 donation

Same as all above PLUS:

Project recognition if project is paid for completely by sponsorship dollars.

Platinum Sponsorship: $5,000 donation

Same as all above PLUS:

Logo on student recognition certificate (Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll, etc.)

Suwanee Elementary School

Business Partners
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