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Silver Springs Elementary School - October 30, 2017

Mark Your Calendars

We hope everyone enjoyed the fall weekend!

This Week’s Events:

October 30th - Wear a shirt with a Positive Message Day

October 31st - 8:00 a.m. - D.A.R.E

2:00 p.m. - Halloween Parade

November 1st - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - After-School Science

November 2nd - 8:00 a.m. - D.A.R.E

November 3rd - End of First Marking Period

Next Week's Events:

November 6th - School Spirit Wear Day!

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Rollerskating Night at Skatin' Station in Canton

November 7th - NO SCHOOL for Students

2:00 p.m. - Halloween Parade

November 8th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - After-School Science

November 9th - 8:00 a.m. - ALL D.A.R.E classes will meet today

November 10th - End of First Marking Period

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Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal

A Message From the Principal

October is Bullying Prevention Month

As we continue our campaign to raise awareness about bullying prevention in our schools. Here at Silver Springs will be doing things to promote kindness. For example, each Monday during the month of October let's all wear blue to promote kindness!

This week's Choose Kindness Challenge is to wear a shirt with a positive message on it!

I'm looking forward to another great Choose Kindness Week!

Here's to a fun, kind, October!

Katie Booth, Principal

Halloween Parade - October 31st 2:00 p.m.

Silver Springs will be celebrating Halloween with our annual costume parade on October 28th. The parade will begin at 2:00 p.m. We will parade around the hallways of the school. Parents will have a special viewing location in the gym.

Please follow these guidelines when planning your child's costume:

-Please make sure the costume is weather appropriate (students will go outside for recess)

-Students are responsible for their costumes not causing a problem during learning time.

-Face make-up, hairspray, etc. must be applied at home.

-No fake weapons of any kind are allowed at school.

-No fake blood and no scary costumes (if it would scare a kindergartener, please don’t wear it!)

All adults participating at school celebrations on October 31st must be clearly identifiable. No adults should wear masks or face make up please.

Here's to a safe Halloween!

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences are coming! Conferences are scheduled for:

• Wednesday - November 15 - 4:00-7:00 PM

• Thursday - November 16 - 1:00 - 7:00 PM

• Friday - November 17 - 1:00 - 3:45 PM

Please note that Thursday and Friday, November 16 and 17 are half days for students.

NEW THIS YEAR: Students will be dismissed at 12:15 PM on half days. No lunch will be served.

On Monday, October 30th, teachers will be sending an email with the Sign-Up Genius Link. The link will include all teachers at Silver Springs. Simply click on the grade level for the teacher you would like to meet and then scroll down to his/her name to select the time you would like. Tabs are organized by grade level. Please read the dates carefully. The sign up closes on Sunday, November 12, 2016 at 11:45 PM. Any changes to appointments after that time need to be made through the Silver Springs office by calling 248-465-2300.

We can't wait to see you at conferences!

PTA Invest In Your Child

Invest In Your Child

Box Office Goal - $16,000

Box Office Donations - $5,070

Thank you for helping reach our goal last Thursday! Sunglasses Day was a lot of fun on Friday. It was great to see so many students and staff participate in the celebration. We need all our families to participate in this fund raising campaign. This is our main fundraiser for the year. The PTA needs your generous donations to be able to provide all the things we do for our students and Silver Springs. Your donation makes a difference.

The new goal is $7,000 by Thursday so we can have Hat Day on Friday!


Silver Springs Families~

Last week, we asked all students to submit t-shirt designs for a school-wide contest! These t-shirts can be worn at all school-wide assemblies, class field trips, Leadership Day (Dec.8th) and on NEST days (neighbors–varying aged students, enthusiastically synergizing together).

To express our school unity, we are hoping that every student and staff member order one t-shirt to be worn on the days listed above. These t-shirts will be used for the next two years, so please order accordingly.

ORDERS AND PAYMENT OF ONLY $5 ARE DUE ON NOVEMBER 7TH. T-shirt sizing chart is printed on the reverse side for your convenience. If you have any questions or if ordering this t-shirt presents a financial hardship for your family, please contact Tanya Murphy (murphyta@northvilleschools.org) in the front office for assistance.

Mark your Calendar for Silver Springs Family Skating Party November 6th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Enjoy an evening with your family or get a group of friends for some ROLLER SKATING fun at the Skatin Station in Canton. Admission is $8.00 ($2 skate rental). Have some FUN, get some EXERCISE, and help raise some money for the PTA.

Fall Book Fair is Coming!!!

The Fall Book Fair will occur during conference week, Monday 11/13 thru Friday 11/17. Please stop by to support the school and to take home a good book. 25% of the proceeds goes directly to the school. See the attached flyer for details.

Next PTA General Meeting is Tuesday, November 14th At 2:30 PM in the Media Center

Please join us for our next general meeting. We need PTA members to vote on the audit and other budget items. We will officially add Mark Brown onto our Executive Board as Vice President. Mrs. Booth will be sharing some data and other information pertaining to Silver Springs. We will also have the director of Young Rembrandts’ discuss their new art program that we would like to offer our students. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

Time to Order Your Yearbook!

Parents, you know you enjoy looking back at your old year books remembering fashion trends, friends who moved and favorite teachers.

Help your child remember these years.

Check your Monday envelopes for order forms. (Also available in the main office or see attachment!)


Let's Read Math

Please see the attached flyer for "Let's Read Math." This is a program done by the AAUW the last several years at the Northville Public Library on Saturdays for students in grades 2-3.

After School Science - Session 2

Register now for Session 2 - Crazy Chemistry!!!

Are you ready to explore the world of Chemistry with hands-on experiments!? The possibilities are endless with Chemistry; test tubes, polymers, explosions and much more! Students will take home what they make in class each week, and the best part is ...We Make Science FUN!

Please see attached flyer for registration details.

STEM Club for Grades 1 to 3 at Silver Springs Elementary

STEM Club - At Bricks 4 Kidz® 'STEM Club', we believe it's important to tap into a child's potential by encouraging their curiosity and creativity. Our STEM Club provides a weekly session of building motorized LEGO models with our Project kits. We reinforce S.T.E.M. principles while enhancing self-esteem, fine-motor skills, organization, team work and following directions. Club members work with a partner to complete each motorized model. STEM club meets once a week on Monday after school.

Grades: 1 to 3.

Time: 4:00 P.M. to 4:50 P.M. Mondays

When: STEM Club Members meet for Five Weeks (Dates: 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4,12/11)

Cost: $60.00 (Includes all material fees) due on the first day of the Club payable by check to 'Bricks 4 Kidz - Canton' or by cash. Please give the fee to the instructor on the first day of the class.

Enrollment: Please visit https://my.bricks4kidz.com/index.php?action=location&location=87 And look for your class location - Silver Springs Elementary.

Registration Ends: 11/9/17.

Ifyou have any questions about our program, then please contact us at 734-386-0115 or email us at barora@bricks4kidz.com


SCHOOL-DAY Pre-K OPENINGS @ Thornton Creek


4 & 5 yr. olds

MWF: 9:00am – 3:15pm

To ENROLL go to www.earlychildhood.northvilleschools.org & complete the

Program Request Form

**See attached flyer for more details**

Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

Habit #8: Find Your Voice....and Inspire Others to Find Theirs

What this means:

Find your voice: "I have found something that I am good at and really like doing. I am proud but do not boast. Instead, I use my expertise to help and inspire others.

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