LITTLE EAGLES HOME EDITION

@COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (PK-2)

HOME EDITION - MAY 2020

LEARNING TODAY, LEADING TOMORROW

Mrs. Wright, CES Principal... Trudy.Wright@myeagles.org

Mrs. Ladd, CES Secretary... Carol.Ladd@myeagles.org

Mrs. Phelps, CES Counselor... Ashley.Phelps@myeagles.org

Mrs. McLaury, Child Care & Preschool Director... Terri.McLaury@myeagles.org

MEET COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STAFF

Please Click Here For CES Staff Contact Information

Columbia Elementary School Tribute to Our Little Eagles

Columbia Elementary School Tribute to Our Little Eagles

LITTLE EAGLE POWER

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COLUMBIA VIRTUAL SPIRIT WEEK

Monday, May 4th - Friday, May 8th
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PACKET PICK UP

Learning Packets will be available for pick up on Wednesday, May 13th from 9 - 11 a.m.

Library Books & Baggy Books may also be returned on the curbside this day!

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Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation of the 2019-2020 school year is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 10, 2020. If it is safe to plan a celebration, we will hold the event at the high school auditorium.


We had Graduation photos taken before we left in March. Once we receive the photos from LifeTouch, we will make sure you receive them and have the opportunity to purchase one or all of the photos.

KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE

Please join us for our Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, August 11th from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Please call 517-592-6632 if you have questions about Kindergarten registration.


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION - PLEASE CLICK HERE

COLUMBIA YOUNG 5's PROGRAM

Do you know a child who will turn 5 by December 1st, 2020? Check out COLUMBIA YOUNG 5's PROGRAM. Click here to register for our Young 5's program:

https://registration.myeagles.org/apply/index.php?step=0&academy=53


The registration form does not have an option to click "YOUNG 5's". Register selecting "Kindergarten" then to reserve a spot in our Y5 program - please email Carol.Ladd@myeagles.org


If your child's birthday is between September 1st and December 1st, you will need to sign a waiver to give them permission to be in Young 5s. The waiver will be available for your signature in the Fall. We will reserve your child's spot in Young 5s program. No worries.

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PRESCHOOL INFORMATION

PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

On Monday, August 17, Columbia Elementary School will host an Open House for 3 and 4 year old children. The event will take place at CES from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Please call 517-592-9753 or email Terri.McLaury to reserve your spot in Columbia Preschool.

Great Start Readiness Program Spaces Available!

If you have a child who is turning 4 by September 1, 2020, you are invited to apply for GSRP Preschool. It is a full day Preschool program that meets every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. GSRP is free to qualifying families. Preschool begins on Monday, September 14th, 2020.

https://www.childplus.net/…/964406E5FB9423C9D63ABF06E71B6F34

COLUMBIA PRESCHOOL 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Registration for Columbia Preschool is NOW OPEN!


Please call 517-592-9753 or email Terri.McLaury to reserve your spot in Columbia Preschool.


GSRP is a Preschool Program that is FREE to qualifying families. Applications are being accepted at the following link:


https://www.childplus.net/apply/en-us/E5063C53EC7CA8BEB19821A5C356150D/964406E5FB9423C9D63ABF06E71B6F34


4 Year Old Full Day Program

Monday-Thursday 7:55 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.

$400 per month


4 Year Old Half Day Program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:55 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

$135 per month


3 & 4 Year Old Half Day Program

Monday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$165 per month


3 Year Old Program

Tuesday & Thursday 7:55 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

$110 per month


If you are interested in more information regarding our Preschool programs, please email Terri.McLaury@myeagles.org. We would love to have you join our Little Eagles at Columbia!

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOR ALL STUDENTS IN COLUMBIA

Columbia Food Service will continue to pass out bagged breakfast and lunch on Monday, Wednesday and Friday's from 9 am to 11am for youth 18 and under at Columbia Elementary School. Simply drive up, open your window, and our Food Service Staff will bring the bag lunches to you. Your children do not have to be with you. There is no limit on days you can stop by. You are encouraged to pick up food every M, W, F. This may save help alleviate some of your concerns with going to the grocery store frequently.

NEED GROCERIES?

Brooklyn Food Bank is handing out extra bags of food between 10am and 2pm every Tuesday and Thursday behind ReMax and Angel's Flowers at 131 N Main. Please bring your ID and a piece of mail with your name and address.

QUICK 6 TIPS - Attitude of Gratitude

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COUNSELOR'S CORNER

Mrs. Phelps has a Google classroom that all Little Eagles will have access to. It will have many Social Emotional Learning videos, various activities, Mindful Morning videos and community resources. There will also be a way to connect with Mrs. Phelps in a group or individually.


Please refer to your class page for the google classroom code or email Mrs. Phelps at ashley.phelps@myeagles.org with your student's name so that they can be added.


Mrs. Phelps can be reached by email for questions and additional support.

SMILES FOR MILES

Q: Can February March?

A: No, but April May!


Q: Why is the letter A like a flower?

A: A bee (B) comes after it!

Field Trips

If you paid for a field trip that would have taken place in April, May or June, the next grade level up will receive the funds, so the money will follow your child. It will be used for the first field trip in the next grade level.

HOME LEARNING PHOTO GALLERY

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LATCHKEY FOR FALL 2020

Latchkey is a before and after school child care program located in Columbia Elementary School. Children in Kindergarten to 5th grade can attend this program from 6:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. ($8) and from 2:55-5:00 p.m. ($8) or 2:55-6:00 p.m. ($10). There is an annual, non-refundable $30 registration fee per family to guarantee a spot. A child must be pre-registered before using the Latchkey program.


Please contact Terri McLaury @517-592-9753 or email Terri.McLaury@myeagles.org for more information.

CES FACEBOOK

Please "LIKE" our page to receive announcements from our school.

NURTURE DREAMS. EMPOWER ALL. CREATE A BETTER WORLD.

COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HOURS

Instructional Time: 7:55 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.


Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Half Day Dismissal: 11:20 a.m.

COLUMBIA CONNECTION

There are many ways you can get updates and stay connected with all of the greatness happening at Columbia Elementary School (PK-2):


Columbia Elementary School Phone - 517-592-6632

Columbia Elementary School Absentee Line to Leave Message - 517--592-7552

Columbia School District Webpage - myeagles.org Live Feed, News & Events

Facebook.com/ColumbiaCentralElementary

Twitter.com/CESLittleEagles

Columbia PTO - Casey Stein, PTO President - cespto2@gmail.com or 517-240-8583

You are always welcome to contact your child's teacher via email.

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