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Silver Springs Elementary School - January 13, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

This Week’s Events:

January 13th -Spirit Wear Day! Wear your favorite Silver Springs T-Shirt or wear blue!

3:45 - 5:00 - Young Rembrandt's

January 15th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. After School Science

January 16th - Science Olympiad Coaches Meeting (more info below)

Next Week’s Events:

January 20th -No School in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday

January 21st - 6:00 p.m. Sinking Fund Presentation in Media Center

6:30 p.m. - PTA Meeting in Media Center

January 22nd - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. After School Science

January 23rd - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Skating Night at the Skatin' Station

January 24th - 1/2 Day of School - Dismissal at 12:15 p.m.

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Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


Mark your 2020 calendar for the next PTA meeting!!

Tuesday, January 21st at 6:30 pm

Dr. Carrie Zielinski, the district math coach, will present on our math curriculum.

We will briefly address PTA business prior to Dr. Zielinski’s presentation.


School families and community members can learn more about Northville Public Schools’ March 2020 Sinking Fund Millage Replacement request at Community Forums/PTA meetings

On March 10, 2020, Northville Public Schools voters will be asked to consider replacing our current Sinking Fund millage with a new Sinking Fund millage that will extend the current .9519-mill levy from 2021 to 2025 and provide for broader uses of the proceeds, including instructional technology and security equipment. The current levy expires on Dec. 31, 2020. The .9519-mill five-year request is a REPLACEMENT of the existing sinking fund millage and would NOT result in an increase over the current millage rate.

If supported, the sinking fund millage will continue to provide approximately $3 million each year to fund building and site repairs, along with instructional technology and safety and security upgrades. This funding helps protect the community’s investment in the School District’s buildings and sites, while preserving General Fund dollars to accomplish the District’s core mission of instruction and student learning. Priority projects for the next five-year period fall into the categories of Instructional Technology & Security, Energy & Operational Efficiency, and Health & Safety.

Northville Public Schools families, staff and community members have the opportunity to learn more about the March 2020 Sinking Fund Millage Replacement request at a series of forums hosted by district leaders, including a number of opportunities scheduled in conjunction with school PTA/PTSA meetings in January and February, as follows:

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The purpose of each forum is to provide parents, staff and community members with information about the sinking fund replacement millage proposal through a brief presentation (10-15 minutes), followed by an opportunity to ask questions about the proposal. Parents, staff and/or community members are invited to attend whichever forum is most convenient.

Community members are also encouraged to learn more about the millage election by visiting the District’s website at www.northvilleschools.org. Questions and/or comments may also be e-mailed to nps@northvilleschools.org.

The attachment below contains the same information.


Birthday Book Club

If you didn’t get a chance to sign up for the Birthday Book Club in September, please consider joining now, even if your student’s birthday has already passed. Please complete and return the attached flyer. Your donation will be used to purchase new books for our library. Your student will select a new book, a sticker with your student’s name will be placed in the cover, and they will get to be the first to read it! Thank you for helping our library to grow!


Silver Springs Dad's Club - Souper Bowl Challenge

Friday January 31, 2020 at 6pm at Silver Springs

Save the date for the Silver Springs Dad’s Club Soup-er Bowl being held at Silver Springs at 6pm on Friday, January 31st 2020 in conjunction with this year’s “Why You Matter” campaign.

You can compete, or just come out and enjoy a sampler of all of the entrants ($5 per sampler) and vote for your favorite soup! Prizes will be awarded for top voted soups. Proceeds will benefit the Silver Springs Dad’s Club!

This will be a fun, family friendly event, so we hope to see you there!

All Soup Chefs – There is a $10 registration fee. Please complete the attached section and return if you would like to participate. E-mail Nothing728@wowway with any questions. All participants must be registered by January 24th!


Silver Springs PTA Goals – Make January GOLDEN!

We want 82 more members to join our TEAM to reach our membership goal!

It is not too late to join the Silver Springs PTA if you have not done so yet! Help support our team and all we do for our students and Silver Springs.

Mr. Kiebler will do a backflip for every 20 new members we get in the next 3 weeks at an upcoming leadership assembly.

Look for the PTA Membership flyer in your child’s Monday envelope and return the completed form.

Why not show support for the PTA and everything we do!

Join Team Silver Springs PTA and thank you to those that are already on our TEAM!


Science Olympiad Coaches Meeting - Thursday, January 16th 6:00 p.m.

This meeting will be for those parents that have volunteered to coach Science Olympiad Events. Please join Sanjana and Mrs. Booth to discuss next steps.


First Skating Party of 2020!

Join us on

Thursday, January 23rd 6 – 8 PM

at the Skatin Station in Canton.

Let’s celebrate the new year with an evening of winter fun skating with friends and family! Remember it is good exercise and helps support our PTA.

Mark your calendar for the last skating party on Wednesday, April 29th.

This is the date where Silver Springs PTA gets ½ of the proceeds for each skater!

Hope to see you for some SKATING fun!


Candy Cane Sale Update

Thank you to the generous Silver Springs Community, Kate and Ella raised almost $370 to purchase gifts for children that are hospitalized over the holidays. Check out the pictures below that show their journey.
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The Silver Springs 5th Grade Classes present:

HIGHWAY U.S.A! A musical journey across the country

Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30pm (back-up date Feb. 4)

Students should plan to wear a plain black shirt (no writing) and blue jeans.

**note: Mrs. Miller's 4th graders will be performing as well


Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for January

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

Activity: Color, Symbol, Image

Due Date: January 31, 2018

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


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