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Silver Springs Elementary School - February 8, 2021

Mark Your Calendars

Upcoming Events:

February 12th - 1/2 Day of School dismissal at 12:15

February 15th & 16th - NO SCHOOL for students - MID WINTER break

February 27th - NPS Virtual Parent Camp

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


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


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Cold Weather Gear

Please make sure to send cold-weather gear with your student to school everyday. We go outside for recess when the temperature is above 0 degrees, even when there is snow and slush on the ground.

This year, it is even more important to make sure that students bring boots, hats, snow pants, and gloves because each cohort has an assigned area on the playground during recess and they must stay in that area.

Boots and snow pants help keep shoes and pants from getting wet, cold and muddy.


"Can" You Donate?

Please see the information below from our Student Lighthouse Team. They have organized a canned food drive for Civic Concern.

The food drive will run from February 1st through February 12th.

Shout out to Katelyn W. and Sophia J. for designing the posters!

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Help us take the Science Fair Virtual!

We are looking for parent volunteers to organize a virtual science fair.

**familiarity with Google drive/functions beneficial**

Please contact Kristin Gifford at: kmgifford327@gmail.com

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Multicultural Photos for the Yearbook

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Parents, we need your help!!

We need you to share first day of school pictures, virtual learning photos, and any other pictures that will help us build a memorable 2020-21 yearbook!!

Please email photos of school related activities and Halloween costumes to : kmgifford327@gmail.com

Please include grade level and name of student!

Ideas: bus stop, costumes, virtual learning including PE, music, picture day photos you snapped before they headed to school for formal pictures


Supporting the 7 Habits at home!

February At Home Activity

This month’s Habit: Habit 3 Put First Things First

Activity: Plan one-on-one Time

Due Date: February 26th

Please see attached activities below. We would love to have you share your Plan for one-on-one Time with us by February 26th, so we can proudly display our families practicing the 7-Habits at home!

Habit #3 Put First Things First- "Work First, Then Play"

What this means: Focus on what is important, schedule the important things first. Don’t be a dreamer - stay focused!

“I spend my time on things that are most important.”

“I say no to things I know I should not do.”

“I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan.”

“I am disciplined and organized.”

How can I do this in my life?

1. Do your homework as soon as you come home from school.

2. Do something you have been putting off for a long time.

3. Think about your most important responsibilities. Do them first.

Great Books for Habit #3- Put First Things First

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Pokey and the Spelling Test by Sean Covey

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone


Northville Broncobots Informational Zoom meeting.

For kids in 3rd grade through 7th grade, who want to learn about Robotics and STEM. The Broncobots team will show you their robot in action, give a presentation on FIRST, show robot videos, play Kahoot, answer your questions, and tell you about the fun we have designing, building, programming, and competing with robots. Just log into this Zoom Link on Wednesday, February 10th at 7:00 pm for an hour of fun!


Mark your calendars! Northville Parent Camp is on Saturday, February 27, 2021!

Northville Public Schools and Northville Educational Foundation has again partnered to bring you Northville Parent Camp; a morning filled with resources, speakers, and workshops put together to give you the practical knowledge, resources, and tools to help equip you to support and guide their children.

This year, Parent Camp will be virtual so you can enjoy the event from the comfort of your own home! A special website is being created which will contain the agenda, workshop topics and descriptions, resources, and all of the necessary zoom links to participate. We hope to release the web address soon so that you may explore the topics and resources and make the difficult decision as to which breakout sessions you want to attend! For more information, please go to NEF's website, www.supportNEF.org.


Planning for Kindergarten: Now is the Time to Register for Kindergarten for Fall 2021

Now is the time to start preparing for kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents and guardians are encouraged to register new kindergarteners starting this February. Students should be five years of age on or before September 1, 2021 to qualify to start kindergarten in the Fall of 2021. To begin the enrollment process visit the Northville Schools Enrollment webpage (northvilleschools.org/enroll) to schedule a virtual appointment with a member of the Office of Student Data. Details about documents necessary for enrollment will be provided on the Northville Schools Enrollment webpage. We can't wait to welcome our newest students!

Elementary School Enrollment Dates

Amerman - February 9, 10, 11

Winchester - February 23, 24, 25

Thornton Creek - March 2, 3, 4

Ridge Wood - March 9, 10, 11

Moraine - March 16, 17, 18

Silver Springs - March 23, 24, 25



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The Wayne County Health Department has updated the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Screening Tool STUDENT (1.8.2021) to reflect the reflect the importance of not sending a child to school with a fever over 100.3 F with or without other symptoms and the CDC recommendation of a 10 day quarantine period for those without symptoms that are identified as close contacts to a positive COVID-19 case. It is important to continue to closely monitor your child for symptoms using this updated screener tool prior to sending your child to school. This continued effort by all parents will allow us to maintain a safe environment for all students and staff and support our ability to provide continued in-person learning for all students.

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