"Where Every Child Is A Star!"
October 18, 2019
Time to Purchase Yearbooks!
Yearbooks are available for purchase starting October 21 - November 2, 2019!!!!
The cost is $30 per yearbook. You can purchase yearbooks online at balfour.com via credit card. Please be sure to select Simpson Elementary School in Norcross, GA on balfour.com. You can also send payment (check or money order) in a labeled envelope to school with your child. Students should give the envelope to their teacher. Cash will not be accepted.
No yearbooks will be available for purchase in May.
**We want to include pictures from the Fall Festival and Starburst!**
Please submit them to the Yearbook Committee through one of the following ways:
1. Upload the photos through the Balfour:
a. Website: http://www.images.balfour.com/
b. ImageShare App on iPhone and Android devices
Project number is: 025879
No passcode required.
2. E-mail your pictures to:
REMINDER: When taking pictures, please avoid taking "full face" pictures of students for safety and security reasons.
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School Climate Survey!
Please take a few minutes to complete the survey!
Parent Input Requested for the Selection of Principal
Light up Norcross Lantern & Costume Parade! October 19th!
Help Us Help Others! Great Days of Service!
At Simpson, we will be collecting non-perishable food items and personal care items for families and children in need. Students can drop off their donations in Simpson Square.
"Create hope and nourish others."
Thank you for supporting this incredibly important opportunity to help others!
Arctic Book Fair is Coming!
The Arctic Adventure Book Fair is coming! There will be SNOW MUCH irresistible books kids can’t wait to read! So come by and chill out with us!
Mon Oct 21 and Tues Oct 22
Wed Oct 23 9a-12p and 1:30-6p
Thurs Oct 24 9a-12p and 1:30-6p
Fri Oct 25 9a-2p
Book Fair Payment Information
Flyers for the Book Fair were sent home today. We encourage you to use the eWallet payment option. NO CHECKS will be accepted. Please remember to calculate tax in the total. Parents can easily create a Book Fair eWallet account online and set a spending limit for their students. After the Fair, any unused funds are released back to the cardholder. It’s so easy! You don't have to send cash with your students with this easy option to shop.
Thank you for supporting the Media Center and Simpson Connections programs!
Original Works Orders
Please look for Original Works Packets that will be coming home on Friday, October 25th. Through the unique ONLINE ART GALLERY, you may view your child’s artwork, and order a variety of high-quality products featuring their work of art. Ordering is easy and convenient at www.originalworks.com.
Orders are due Sunday, November 3. All orders will be sent home before Thanksgiving Break and make a wonderful gift for relatives!
Red Ribbon Week (October 28-November 1)
During Red Ribbon Week, we celebrate making safe and healthy choices.
Help us raise awareness with the following dress ups days!
Monday, October 28: Wear Red "I'm Red-Y to Be Healthy and Safe!"
Tuesday, October 29: Wear Bright or Neon Colors-"I'm Bright When I Stay Healthy and Safe."
Wednesday, October 30: Wear Crazy Socks-"From Head to Toe I'm Healthy and Safe."
Thursday, October 31: Wear Your Favorite Athletic Wear-"Team Up for Healthy Choices."
Friday, November 1: Wear your Simpson Spirit Wear- "We Show Spirit When We're Healthy."
Thank you for your support!
Listen For Those Bike Riders!
Thinking of a birthday/holiday/no special reason gift? How about a bell for their bike??? Help us prevent accidents!
Earn Cash For Our School With BOX TOPS!
Our Next Box Top Drawing is Friday, October 25th!
Five lucky winners will get a free ice cream coupon!
-Send 10 trimmed unexpired box tops per snack-size Ziploc bag.
-Include child’s name, teacher and grade on each bag.
-Tell children to put the bags in the “Box Tops” box located in Simpson Square.
Remember to also use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase. The app will automatically find the products and instantly add Box Tops to our school’s earnings online.
Thank you for supporting our school programs!
SIMPSON SUPERSTARS SHINE EVERYWHERE!
Often, our Simpson Superstars shine outside the school.
We want to celebrate every time they shine!
If your child receives an honor, award, championship, please let us know and we’ll highlight it in “Star News!” Please include your child's name and teacher.
Congratulations to Daniel L. in Ms. Crawley's first grade for representing Simpson at the Kid Chess Tournament last weekend. Out of 49 students, Daniel received 1st place in the K through 2nd grade division. We are so excited and proud of Daniel!
Simpson 2019-2020 Reflections Winners!!!
Are You Receiving Emails And Sign-Up Genius Links From Your Child's Class Coordinator?
If not, your contact info may need to be updated with the PTA. Don't miss out on details about class parties and volunteer opportunities! Go to www.entersimpsonptainfo.org to fill out the 2-minute form.
Please note that the school does not share your contact information with the PTA! You may contact email@example.com if you have any questions or if you need a copy of your Class Roster