Wildcat Newsletter 10-30-15 Vol. 9

News and Information for the Guest Elementary Community

We All Learn From Our Failures

Every Mistake You Make is Progress

Practice a Growth Mindset

GUEST MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Mary Helen Guest Elementary School, in cooperation with the community, is to educate all children in a caring environment so that every student is a knowledgeable, resourceful and self-reliant individual able to adapt and contribute productively to our changing society.

NEWS FROM MRS. FIEBKE-LANG

Dear Guest Families -


Check out the video from our Second Annual Splash & Dash. Once again, thank you for making our event a success. The video is absolutely heartwarming!

Click HERE


Bring your wonderful smile to school for Picture Retake day; scheduled for

November 5, 2015.


The PTSA Reflection Contest is here!

Families, we need your help in getting our students involved in this wonderful opportunity. All grades and abilities are welcome. Students will reflect on a common theme to create original works of art in the categories of:


  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography & Visual Arts

More information is listed further below. We wish you the best of luck.


Sincerely,


Michelle Fiebke-Lang, Principal,

Guest Staff & PTA

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2015

October

  • 30th Family Access Closed

  • 30th Halloween Parties - details below


November

  • 2nd MHG PTA Meeting 7:00 - 8:00 PM

  • 3rd No School for Students or Staff

  • 5th Picture Day Make Up Day 9:00 - 3:00 PM

  • 6th End of 1st Marking Period

  • 8th Board Meeting - 7:30 PM

  • 9th Mobile Dentist

  • 9th Benstein Grille Family & Staff night 4:00 - 10 PM

  • 10th Hungry Howie’s Night

  • 10th First Grade Field Trip to Outdoor Center 9:30 - 1:30

  • 11th Report Cards Posted and Available Online by the End of the school day

  • 12th Parent Teacher Conferences - Don't forget to go online and sign-up for a time. If you have any questions, please call the main office or your child's teacher

    • Thank you - Walled Lake Missionary Church for supplying breakfast snacks and PTA for providing lunch beginning around 11:30 :)

HALLOWEEN DETAILS - SEE COSTUME EXPECTATIONS UNDER THE HALLOWEEN CLIP ART

Classroom Parties 2:30 - 3:15 (times may vary depending on grade level - this would have been communicated by your child's teacher)

Parade: 3:20 - 3:45

No rain; we will parade around the perimeter of the playground... same route as the Splash and Dash. Since the last two years we have been inside due to rain, we will follow the same route. Families, please line the perimeter of the gym and cafeteria to watch the Halloween parade.


All visitors must stop by the tables to sign in and put on a visitors sticker. If you are taking your child(ren) home after the parade, please mark the BOX that will be on the sign-out sheet. We appreciate your cooperation.

SMILE PROGRAMS... the mobile dentists visit Guest Elementary School on Nov. 9th

Dental care remains the greatest unmet health need among U.S. children. Over 50% of children have a cavity. Soon, the in-school dentist will be at our school. Enrollment forms have been sent home. Please return promptly so we can schedule your child's visit with our mobile dentist. If you have any questions, or you need an enrollment form, please call or email Mrs. Ikegami 248-956-3300 sherryikegami@wlcsd.org

PTSA REFLECTIONS PROGRAM

Our PTA Reflections Contest has begun! This year’s theme is “Let Your Imagination Fly!” – How exciting is that?! Did I mention it’s a contest? That means you will have a chance to win cool prizes and some awesome recognition with your families and friends. Come on Wildcats, we need you to be creative and get involved. Click HERE for all details. There is also an informational video for you to view.


If you have any questions, please contact Jasmin, our Reflections Coordinator,

@ 248-978-8614 or e-mail her at jasminlazaro@gmail.com.

GET CONNECTED WITH REMIND

REMIND offers educators a free, safe and simple way to instantly text students & parents. It is a quick and efficient way to send quick, one-way Announcements. Please sign up so you are connected. REMIND is used consistently to keep you updated. Follow the directions in the photograph. All phone numbers are kept private.
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WESTERN OAKLAND COUNTY PARENTING EDUCATION FAIR

Saturday, November 21, 2015

7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

OCC, Orchard Ridge Campus

CLICK HERE to view promo video

www.wlcsd.org

GUEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CONTACT INFORMATION

Sherry Ikegami

Principal Secretary sherryikegami@wlcsd.org

248-956-3300


Heather Pengelly heatherpengelly@wlcsd.org

Building Secretary

248-956-3302


FAX: 248-956-3305

Safe Line for Absences: 248-956-3390

Principal Contact Information

Michelle Fiebke-Lang

Mary Helen Guest Elementary, Principal

Walled Lake Consolidated School District

Main Office: 248.956.3300

Office: 248.956.3332

Cell or text: 248.766.5771