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Silver Springs Elementary School - April 22, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

Let's make it a great week!

This Week’s Events:

April 22nd - Silver Springs Spirit Wear Day! Wear your Silver Springs T-Shirt or wear blue!

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - Young Rembrandt's

April 24th - STEAM Fair - See Flyer Below

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

April 25th - 1/2 Day of School - No lunch served - Dismissal at 12:15 p.m.

1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Student Led Conferences

April 26th - 1/2 Day of School - No lunch served - Dismissal at 12:15 p.m.

Science Fair Assemblies:

9:15 - 9:45 3rd-5th Grade

9:50 - 10:20 K - 2nd Grade

1:00 - 3:45 p.m. Student Led Conferences. - After-School Science

Next Week's Events:

April 29th - Silver Springs Spirit Wear Day! Wear your Silver Springs T-Shirt or wear blue!

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - Young Rembrandt's

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

May 2nd - 1st Grade Informances (more information to come)

May 3rd - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m Multi-Cultural Festival

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Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


Multi-Cultural Festival - Friday, May 3rd - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

We are busy planning our annual Multi-Cultural Festival. It has become one of the highlights of the school year. We celebrate and synergize the cultures and heritages that make us who we are. This year's festival will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019. We are hoping to have at least 25 different countries represented.

If you would like to host a country, by yourself or with another family, please see the attached flyer.

This is a well-attended, FREE event filled with food, flags, costumes, traditions, entertainment and a fashion show.

Please see the attached forms for more information! Copies will also be coming home in Monday envelopes.

We hope to see you there!​


Lost and Found to be Donated

Silver Springs Families~

Please be sure to stop by the Lost & Found tables during the week of conferences! We have lots of hats, gloves, water bottles and more that are looking to find their way home! All items will be donated during the week of April 29th.


Autism Awareness Month

Dear Silver Springs Families,

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month and the Community Service Action Team will be sponsoring a fundraiser,to make a "Change" for Autism. Beginning Monday, April 15, classes will be competing to raise money. All funds raised will support Autism Alliance of Michigan.


Art to Remember Order Forms DUE April 22nd!

Just a reminder that Art to Remember order forms are due Monday! You also have the option to order online, just use the online order # which is on the front of the order form. If you are paying by Check, please be sure to turn in your order form along with payment no later than Monday April 22nd. We know you are going to love your products! Once again thank you for supporting your SS PTA!



The National PTA’s Reflections – Northville Public Schools
April 23 – 26, 2019

Join the Northville Art House as we present the artwork of student finalists and winners from
Northville Public Schools who participated in the 2018-2019 National PTA’s Reflections program.
The students, pre-K through 12 th grade, submitted completed works of art based on the theme, HeroesAround Me, in the one or more areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and the visual arts. The finalists and winners had the opportunity to move through the local competition to the state PTA program and the national level.
The National PTA states, “For 50 years, National PTA’s Reflections program has helped students
explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.”

Celebration: Thursday, April 25th from 6 - 8 PM with lite refreshments. Awards presented at 7 PM by Mary Kay Gallagher


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Camp Meads Mill Registration is Open!

The Children Adjusting to Middle School Program (CAMP) is designed to help incoming sixth graders build personal, academic, and life management skills necessary to successfully transition to middle school. It is particularly helpful to students who have had difficulty with transition in the past or who are anxious about beginning middle school.

Participants will become comfortable with the layout of the school, meet new friends, learn how to open a locker and use a planner, work with the school staff and develop team building skills.

Students attend CAMP at the middle school which they will attend. The registration fee is $170. Scholarships are available in the event of financial hardship. August 12-16, 2019 from 9 am - 2 pm.

Brochures and applications are available for pick-up at each elementary school or you can complete the application online at https://fs26.formsite.com/qpMng9/rwv92yvvb7/index.html.

Please send completed applications forms and registration fee checks in the amount of $170 made payable to Northville Youth Network, 303 W. Main St., Northville, MI 48167.


Spring Book Fair

The spring book fair will take place the week of April 22nd in the Media Center. Student shopping will be open in the mornings and family shopping will be open on Thursday from 1:00 to 7:00 and Friday 1:00 to 3:30.

For additional information about online shopping and setting up eWallet for your student's to use without bringing cash, check out our Book Fair home page.



Northville Youth Network has Victorian period clothing for students to borrow for upcoming programs.

The lending closet will be open on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, April 23 & Tuesday April 30 from 12-6:30PM

Parents may drop-in to the Northville Youth Network office during that time and select an outfit for their child.


Updates from Mrs. Rohrhoff...

Please click the following link for the latest news from the Art Room: https://www.smore.com/hcyew
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Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for April

This month’s Habit: Habit 6 Synergize

Due Date: April 30, 2019

Habit #6: Synergize

What this means: Working together is better. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

“I get along well with other people and work well in groups.”

“I value the strengths of others and allow myself to learn from them.”

“I know that working together as a team we can get more done and come up with better solutions than we could alone.”

“I seek out other people’s ideas to solve problems.”

How can I do this in my life?

With your children, choose a problem you may have (like curfew or completing tasks). Use the Synergy Action Plan to summarize your child's solution and your solution: (1) define the problem, (2) share your views, (3) think of solutions, (4) choose the best solution together. See if you can reach a better solution (The High Way) than either of you could come up with alone.

Great Books for Habit #6- Synergize

Saturdays and Teacakes by Lester Laminack

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman

Swimmy by Leo Lionni

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall

My Friend is Sad by Mo Willams

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams