Husky Headlines Jan 20-24 2020

News and Events from Spring Run Elementary School

Upcoming Dates for your Calendar

Jan 21 PTA General Membership Mtg 6:00 Grade 2 Teachers Presenting

Jan 23 Grade 4/5 Girls attend U of R Basketball Game

Jan 24 Candid takes pictures of all SRES Clubs and Organizations

Jan 27-31 Book Fair Library

Jan 27-31 Book Fair Library

Jan 27 PTA Chipotle Family Night 4-8 PM

Jan 28 K Young Scientists Visit 9:30-12:30

Jan 29 90th Day of School Dress like the 1990's

Jan 29 Family Night/International Night 6-8PM

Feb 3-7 Counselor Appreciation Week

Feb 14 Early Release Day 2nd Qtr report cards go home

Feb 17 No School

Feb 18 6:00 PTA General Membership Mtg Grade 3 attends

Feb 20 2:00 VA Opera Performance Grades 3-5 Cafe

Feb 26 Candid Spring Pictures Day

Feb 27 6-8 Harlem Renaissance/Black History Month Family Night

Grade 4/5 Girls to attend U of R Basketball Game Jan 23

Parents of 4th and 5th Grade Girls,

We have been invited to attend the University of Richmond Education Day Dream Big Basketball game on Thursday, January 23rd. Admission to the game is free for all students, staff, and chaperones. The game is a terrific experience for Richmond area students and will feature in-game programming about topics like bullying, healthy lifestyle and the importance of education among others. Students will need to be dropped off at school at 7:45 AM. We will depart at 8:00 AM on Thursday morning and return to school around 2:00 PM. They should bring a lunch to eat while we watch the game. If a student needs to order a bag lunch from the cafeteria, please indicate this on the permission slip. Permission slips went home with all girls today. Please complete both sides and return the slip (UofR Permission Slip.docx )on Tuesday morning. We will select chaperones Tuesday and notify the parents who have been selected. It should be a great day!

PERMISSION SLIPS MUST COME BACK TUESDAY

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwXITsMlehS2U1gwV2pkSXpITmRsYTl0eXgwWnlWTE5qR2h3/view?usp=sharing

Big picture

Family International Night/Share your Heritage Jan 29 6-8 (NEW DATE)

Parents- we needed to move the date for this event up one day to Wed Jan 29 because we just learned that Bailey Bridge MS is having their VIP night for grade 5 students on Thursday. This night will be a way to highlight and celebrate the different cultures of our Spring Run families. We are asking families to help by highlighting your culture that night. Families would simply set up a table to display artifacts, information, or even a delicious dish from your country. Visit this link to sign up for a space/table to share about your family's heritage Visit this link: http://bit.ly/2EG07eM There will be 2 food trucks on hand too for folks who would like to get dinner and eat in our cafe from Boka Tacos and Empanada Market.

Big picture

SRES Winter Book Fair January 27-31

We are having our annual winter book fair the week of January 27-31 in our library. Students can shop during the school day or families can shop the night of our International Night Jan 30 from 6-8 while checking out all of the family displays in the cafe/hallways. If you want to help and volunteer at the book fair please click here https://springrunpta.memberhub.com/hubs/42759/signup_forms/23507/responses/2035747/edit

PTA Yearbook Sales deadline Jan 31

(Yearbook sales are being conducted ONLINE ONLY.
https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1411319/Spring-Run-Elementary-School/

The DEADLINE to order a yearbook is Friday, January 31.

Jostens, our yearbook provider, is providing PERSONALIZED flyers that will go home later
this month. These will make it clear who has not yet ordered a year
book and give parents a final reminder of the opportunity to purchase a yearbook.

There will NOT be additional yearbooks for sale at the end of the year.

PTA January Updates

January PTA Meeting

January 21st, 6:00pm

SRES Library

Please join us that evening to discuss upcoming events. We are also excited to have our second grade team of teachers presenting that evening.


Daddy Daughter Dance

Join us as we light up the night!

February 7th, 6-8pm

Pizza and drinks included.

The price of the event is contingent upon how many students are attending:

1 adult+1 student= $20

1 adult+2 students=$25

1 adult+3 students= $30

1 adult + 4 students= $35

1 adult + 5 students= $40

*Please select the number of students from the drop down menu and then enter in the correct amount in the "price" field.

**We will also be offering gluten friendly pizza. If you need gluten friendly, please select 'yes' where indicated. If not, select 'no'.

Tickets can be purchased here: https://springrunpta.memberhub.store/shopping/categories/22380


Yearbook Orders

The deadline to order yearbooks is January 31st. All orders are online only this year and we will not be ordering extra. This means that, if you do not order your yearbook by January 31st, your student will not be able to get one later. I repeat: no yearbooks are available to purchase after January 31st. Order here: https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1411319/Spring-Run-Elementary-School/


As always, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Kira Hines

president@springrunpta.com

Big picture
Big picture

PTA Day at the General Assembly January 27

Sign up here if interested in attending PTA Legislative Day January 27 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4fa5ab23a31-ptaday Click here to find your state representatives and share your thoughts https://whosmy.virginiageneralassembly.gov/

Questions? Email advocacy@cccptas.com

Winter Volunteer Opportunities

Hello Husky Families! Happy Start to Winter Break!

Thank You to all of the volunteers who came out today to help cover classrooms so that our wonderful teachers could enjoy an extra 30 minute lunch. This could not have been possible without the help of all of you! We truly appreciate the time you’ve donated. If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities at Spring Run here is a list for the month of January.

- The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Spring Run Starting Monday January 27th – Monday February 3rd. Our school library is in need of volunteers to come help students shop for books and/or create wish lists to take home to their parents during their library resource time. Any time you can give would be greatly appreciated.

Book Fair Volunteers

- Our school library is always looking for volunteers to help shelve books and assist students with check out. Please consider donating 45 minutes of your time to our wonderful library staff. They are absolutely AMAZING!

Library Volunteers

- Lunch time at Spring Run can be wild and crazy at times. Please consider helping out in the Cafeteria. It may not seem like much, but an extra pair of hands or two can be a HUGE help.

Cafeteria Volunteers

- Last but certainly not least, the Father/Daughter Dance is just around the corner on February 7th. It’s a little early, but since the dance is the first week of February we wanted to get our request for help out early. Our PTA is in need of volunteers to help check in couples as they arrive, serve snacks/drinks, and clean up at the end of the night. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Father/Daughter Dance Volunteers

Important Reminder: Chesterfield County Public Schools requires all school volunteers to complete the volunteer application / background check. If you have not completed this application please do so via the link below.

CCPS Volunteer Application

Questions? Please feel free to contact the PTA Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@springrunpta.org

We Thank You again for your continued support! Have a Happy and Safe Winter Break!

Big picture
Big picture

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

You can follow our school happenings by following us @springrunsteam and @springrunelem on Twitter and follow our PTA for school happenings/PTA Updates on facebook by liking Spring Run Elementary PTA