Suwanee Elementary Monday Mail

Week of January 4, 2016

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January 4 - 8

Monday - Winter Break

Tuesday - Winter Break

Wednesday - Students return to school

Wednesday - NO Chess club

Wednesday - NO Tech Club

Wednesday - NO Chorus

Thursday - All Pro Dad Meeting, 7:00am

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

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

Friday - Readers Rally, 7:15am

January 11 - 15

Tuesday - PTA Committee Meeting, 10:00am

Wednesday - Chess Club, 7:30am

Wednesday - Chorus, 7:30am

Wednesday - Spelling Bee, 8:30am

Wednesday - PTA Bingo Night

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

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

Friday - Readers Rally, 7:15

Friday - All Pro Dad "Launch Day", 7:00am

Saturday - Parent Focus Group meeting, 7:30am

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:

Suwanee PTA Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

January 12 - Bingo Night - Our first event of 2016 will be a night of family fun!

Happy holidays from the Suwanee Elementary PTA!

UGA Lacrosse is calling all North Gwinnett Bulldogs

UGA Lacrosse is calling all North Gwinnett Bulldogs to join them as NGLA/NGHS host their clinic at George Pierce Park. This is subsidized by NG Lacrosse and cost only $20 (included clinic, Meet & greet Tailgate lunch, & T-shirt too if registered by 12/18). Tailgate lunch (included) catered by Athens Saucehouse food truck. All 42 UGA players & 3 coaches will be running clinic.

  • Session I: Experienced 1st-8th grade players held on Saturday, January 9th. Check-in begins at 8am, clinic ends at 1pm.
  • Session III: (New) Player Clinic Sunday, January 10th 12-2pm. Equipment will be provided for new players that do not have any.
  • NGLA & NGHS Coaches are invited to observe on the field & join tailgate lunch, all for FREE. (Coaches also Please register online to reserve your spot)
  • To Register Now or get more details…Visit

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:

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Upcoming Parent Focus Groups

Our next focus group of the year is coming up in January and our focus will be on updating procedures at our school, specifically, our new Visitor Management System.

All are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Ms. Keag hosts these regular meetings for parents to share what we are doing well as a school, any barriers to excellence, and any ideas that would help our school community.

Thank you to all who attended our e-CLASS Parent Focus Group last month and provided key input about our use of this educational tool.

We look forward to seeing you all at our next meeting!

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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