Suwanee Express

Week of November 16th

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Suwanee Families,


November is such a wonderful time to stop and remind all those who keep us going how grateful we are for them. So, with that said, thank you for YOU, your amazing kids, our teachers, our community, and the amazing support staff. Together we are making our school something extra special.


I know some of you are pondering the decision for returning your child to in-person instruction for second semester. In the newsletter, I have put the information for a great resource for all of our families (GCPS Learning HUB). One common question I get from families trying to make this decision is "Has Suwanee Elementary had any positive COVID cases?". We have had no positive student cases at Suwanee ES and one employee positive case. You can continually find this information on the GCPS website. Our staff and students are doing a wonderful job at continually cleaning, washing hands, sanitizing, and staying home when sick. Our students are currently learning 55% in-person and 45% digitally.


As your child's principal, I will continue to support our students and families with whatever decision they make for next semester with all my energy and heart. Our teachers are heroes, and they continue to amaze me everyday. To best support all of our students, the decision you make for your child's instructional setting for second semester will have to be for the entire semester. We will not be able to accommodate switches to in-person instruction from digital once the new semester begins. I do appreciate your understanding and support. This will help us prepare and support all of our students.


Grateful Principal,

Ms. Mary B. Taylor

Congratulations to Mrs. Ramsey on being recognized for her teacher leadership! She has been leading professional learning for the GCPS Social Studies Department impacting classrooms all across our district. We are Suwanee proud! Congratulations to Mrs. Ramsey as well for getting accepted into the GCPS Aspiring Leader Program.

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GCPS Learning HUB

  • Transition to In-Person Instruction Information

  • GCPS By The Number (COVID Numbers By School)

  • Digital Learning

  • GCPS Resources and Information

News from the SES Media Center! Attachment Below

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1st grade working hard on Math!

PAWS FOR PTA NEWS

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Mark Your Calendar Nov. 17th - Check Out The Flyer Below For Details About This Family Tech Talk Event.

Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon - November 19th

Thursday is our Staff Thanksgiving luncheon. Our staff has been hard at work this year and PTA sponsors an annual lunch for them. The main course is covered, but we are asking for donations of drinks, desserts, and microwavable soups to compliment their lunch. If you are interested in sending in some goodies for the staff, the link is below for donation. Please send in between Tuesday, Wednesday, and early Thursday morning (click link to sign up and for drop-off details) November 17th-19th.

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0e4cadab22a2f49-teacher1

Would your child or family like to participate in the SES PTA Sponsored Yearbook Cover Contest for 2020-2021? Check out the attachment application for details.

Big shout out to our Suwanee PTA for being recognized as a "Model PTA" at the GA PTA meeting this weekend! We are so thankful and proud of our SES PTA! Suwanee PROUD!

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Community

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Have a wonderful week, Suwanee!

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