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Silver Springs Elementary School - February 18, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

Let's make it a great week!


This Week’s Events:

February 18th - NO SCHOOL for Students

February 19th - NO SCHOOL for Students

February 20th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - After-School Science


Next Week's Events:

February 25th - School Spirit Wear Day! Wear your SS T-shirt or a wear blue!

3:45 - 5:25 Young Rembrandt's

February 26th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

February 27th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

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

February 28th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

March 1st - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. FUN FAIR


Follow us on Twitter @sspringselem or by clicking on the following link:

https://twitter.com/sspringselem


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal

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Milk & Cookies Event

All students are invited to hear a few of our Silver Springs staff read their favorite books and enjoy some Milk and Cookies on Wednesday, March 13th from 6:00-7:00pm. Paper RSVP forms will not be sent home this year, the sign up will be digital instead. Simply click the button below to access the Milk and Cookies Google Form to RSVP for this fun event! Please RSVP by Friday, March 8th to attend the event.


Hope to see you there!

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Spirit Wear!

If you ordered Silver Springs Spirit Wear, it will be coming home with students on Wednesday, February 20th.

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SMENS-Wacky Wednesday Sale!

Buy TWO Smens and get ONE Gel Crayon FREE!


There is a variety of colors and really yummy scents like, Pineapple, Berry Blue, Bubble Gum, Watermelon, Tangerine and Sour apple!


All sales are held before school-while supplies last.


A portion of the profit will go toward some fun recess activities this SPRING!

Thank you for supporting your Silver Springs PTA

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March is Reading Month Author

We are excited to bring in this year’s March Is Reading Month author, Peter Raymundo. He is visiting us from Florida where he formerly worked for Disney in Character Animation on films such as Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch, and The Princess and the Frog. He is now a writer and illustrator of children’s books such as The Monkey Goes Bananas and The Lazy Hippo, and a chapter book series, The Third Grade Mermaid. He will be discussing story structure, drawing, creativity, and story basics along with drawing demonstrations for each grade level during school on March 25th. If you would like to see some of his other work, his website is http://www.raymundoarts.com/. We are offering three of his books for pre-event order.


See flyer for details.

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Art to Remember

We’re excited to announce that we are participating with Art to Remember again this year! This is a great program that allows you to purchase keepsake products customized with your child’s art. There’s a great variety of products to choose from. What a great gift idea for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or a special birthday! This is for all students and staff who have children that want to participate. We will be sending home the guidelines and supplies in next week's Monday envelopes. Please be sure to check it out! All artwork is DUE March 11th.

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Silver Springs Fun Fair - March 1st

JOIN US FOR A FIN-TASTIC TIME

SILVER SPRINGS FUN FAIR

FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST

5:30-8:00 PM


Bounce Houses--Cake Walk--Pie in the Face--Games/Prizes

Airbrush Tattoos


At an additional cost:

Pie Face ($2), Pizza/Drinks ($1), Kona Ice


Tickets On Sale Now through 2/20!

(See attached flyer)


Don’t miss out on the FUN!

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Girls on the Run - Spring Season!!!

As the weather is (hopefully) warming up, it is time to register for the Spring session of Girls on the Run!

Practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm.

Practices begin Monday March 11th

The celebration 5K on Sunday May 19th at Lake St. Clair Metropark


About Girls on the Run:

https://www.gotrdetroit.org/who-we-are/


Below is the link to register your daughter:

https://goo.gl/hnG5nx


Parents: We would love to have you join us! If you can commit to attending practices and encourage the runners, join us!! We need one committed adult for every 8 runners. You do not need to be a runner to inspire our girls.


Questions: Contact Kristin Gifford, meagherk13@gmail.com

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Northville Families: Do you have a son or daughter interested in Spring baseball/softball?

Registration is now open for the Northville Baseball Softball Association spring league!


https://www.nbsaonline.org/Default.aspx?tabid=990121


or check them out on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/NBSAOnline/.

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NHS Baseball Camp

The Northville Mustang Baseball Camps will provide baseball players (boys and girls) 7-14 years

of age the opportunity to develop and enhance their baseball fundamentals and learn to play the Mustang Way!


Please see the attached brochure for registration information.

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Silver Springs Science Fair 2019

Get ready and sign up for the Science Fair 2019. We are looking forward to all your amazing science experiments. Get creative!!!!!!


The 2019 timeline is:


March-05: Registration deadline

April-17: Turn-in all display boards and start of classroom presentations

April-25: Award assembly


All projects must be turned-in by April-17. Every project will be presented by the students in their classrooms. After all classroom presentations are done, we will collect all projects.boards and logbooks.


All materials will be displayed in the school during the conferences April-24 to April-26.


The Award Assembly will be held during school hours in the morning of April-25. Parents are welcome.


The Silver Springs Science Fair is made possible by the PTA. Thank you to all PTA members and PTA sponsors.

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The Silver Springs Eagle has landed...

New this year, to celebrate the diversity at Silver Springs, we will have Multi-Cultural Leaders from around the world share about different cultures that are represented by students here at Silver Springs. February is African-American History Month.


Check out the video below by our Multi-Cultural Leaders. They are here to help us celebrate African-American History Month.


*If you are interested in becoming a Multi-Cultural Leader, check out the application station!*

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Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for January


This month’s Habit: Habit 4 Think Win-Wing

Activity: Win-Win Organizer

Due Date: February 28, 2019


Habit #4 - Think Win-Win- Everyone can Win!


What this means: Think about others as well as yourself. Long-term relationships require mutual respect and mutual benefit.


“I make deposits into others’ Emotional Bank Accounts.”

“When conflict arises, I look for third alternatives.”

“I balance courage for getting what I want, with

consideration for what others want.”


How can I do this in my life?

1. Live by the Golden Rule- Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.


Great Books for Habit #4- Think Win Win

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni

Let’s Be Enemies by Janice May Udry

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff