Suwanee Elementary Monday Mail

Week of March 28, 2016

Take a Look!

March 28 - April 1

Monday - 2nd Grade Peacepipes & Talking Leaves

Monday - Tech Club, make-up day, 2:45-4:00pm

Monday - Girls on the Run, 2:45 - 4:30pm

Tuesday - 5th Graders visit NGMS

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

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 - Walk-a-Thon, during specials

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

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

Thursday - Girls on the Run, 2:45-4:30pm

Thursday - 5th Grade FLIP Day @ Suwanee Town Park

Friday - Student/Teacher Holiday - No School

Student / Teacher Break

April 1 - April 8

Students return Monday, April 11th

A look ahead....

April 11 - 15

Monday - Girls on the Run, 2:45 - 4:30pm

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

Wednesday - Deadline for Gwinnett Braves ticket order

(Game is May 6th)

Wednesday - Chess Club, 7:30am (final meeting)

Wednesday - Chorus, 7:30am

Wednesday - PTA Arts & Ed Program, 4th Grade

Wednesday - Meteorologist Presentation, 4th Grade

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

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

Thursday - Kindergarten Music Program, 9:00am

Thursday - 5th grade Field Trip

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

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

Thursday - Girls on the Run, 2:45-4:30pm

Thursday - Rising 6th Graders, Celebrate North @ NGMS, 6:00pm

Thursday - Spirit Night at Skate Country, 6:30pm

Friday - Field Trip, 1st Grade

Monday, March 28th

Tech Club will be having a Make-up Class

Tuesday. March 29th

Our 5th graders will be visiting North Gwinnett Middle School. They will not be back in the building until 12:30.

So for next Tuesday we will be switching 3rd and 5th grade lunch times.

3/29 - Lunch times

3rd - 12:15

5th - 12:40

Important Dates for Rising 6th Graders at NGMS

  • March 29th - 10:25am - 5th Grade Students field trip to NGMS
  • April 14th - 6:00pm - Celebrate North at NGMS
  • June 13-16th - 9:00-12:00 - Rising 6th Grade Summer Camp *

* - 6th Grade Summer Camp Registration will open April 11th.

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Egg Cartons PLEASE!

The art room is in need of your empty LARGE egg cartons (18 count).

Please send them in with your child if you have some to donate.

Thank you for you support.

Kelly Ochipa

Suwanee Elementary Night at the Gwinnett Braves - Friday, May 6

Join your Suwanee Elementary friends for a night of professional baseball action when the Gwinnett Braves play host to the Charlotte Knights on Friday, May 6 at 7:05 p.m., at Coolray Field. Every ticket purchased comes with a free G-Braves baseball cap, to be claimed at the stadium on game day, and $1 from every ticket sold comes back to the Suwanee Elementary PTA to benefit our school.

Choose from three ticket options: Infield Box, $16; Field Box, $12 and Baseline Box, $10. The G-Braves are also offering discounted parking and Bounce Passes, good for unlimited use of the G-Braves inflatables. Parking is $4 ($5 on game day), and Bounce Passes are $5 ($10 at the game).

All Suwanee Elementary students are invited to participate in the pre-game parade around the field at 6 p.m. Participants should line up at 5:50 p.m. at the Field Access gate located across from Parking Lot C, and must have a ticket for entry into the stadium. They will meet their families inside the stadium following the parade. The Suwanee Elementary Chorus will perform the National Anthem and the G-Braves will present Friday Night Fireworks following the game. Invite your friends and neighbors to join in the fun.

The deadline for ticket orders is Wed., April 13. Please complete the attached ticket order form and return your order with a check made payable to Suwanee PTA to your child's homeroom teacher. See the seating chart for ticket locations. Tickets will be sent home in Friday Folders prior to the game.

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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:

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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Student / Teacher Break

Friday, April 1st through Friday April 8th

Students return, Monday April 11th