Greenview Knolls Elementary
Weekly Update #6- October 6, 2023
Greetings GKES Families,
We had an amazing week at school this week! Our children are Resilient and rising to the challenges of academics and social and emotional learning. We appreciate your support always!
For safety reasons, we ask that all students on P.E. days, please wear athletic sneakers. If you have any questions, please reach out to email@example.com. Thank you for your support in keeping our children safe on campus.
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Yesterday, we officially kicked off our Greenview Knolls Elementary Fun Run! Thanks to your unwavering support, we have met the following milestones toward our goal:
80% Non-Parent Sponsors
Pledges received from 21 states + Puerto Rico
Top 3 Classes
1. Mrs. Stouffer
2. Mrs. McLane
3. Mrs. Bussard
We need your help on the day of the Fun Run to set up, take down, DJ, and photograph students during the fun run. Please sign up here!
Families will be allowed to come and watch the Fun Run and cheer on students. All visitors must sign in and present an ID at the visitors table before entering the Fun Run. Thank you for your support in keeping our students safe.
Fun Run Times are below:
Pre-K classes: 1:10 p.m. in the gym
Grades K, 2, 5 9:00-10:00
Grade 1, 3, 4 1:00-2:00
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Virtual Learning Day-October 9, 2023💻
Monday, October 9, 2023 is a virtual learning day for all students. Students will complete work "asynchronously" this means that this gives the most flexibility as students will not be required to be online with teachers at a set time. Students will complete assignments shared by their independently.
Teachers will have office hours to answer any questions, if needed, but is not required that students meet virtually with the teacher(s).
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Schedule Information for the Week
- GKES Book Fair Preview
- Fire Safety Assembly PK-2
- Grade 4 to the Elms Environmental Center
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OWLS of the Month- September 2023
An OWL of the Week is a student who consistently demonstrates the 3R's or a student who has made improvement with demonstrating the 3R's. We are so proud of our OWLS of the Month for September! GO OWLS!!!
Lunch Menu for the Week
9- Virtual Day; 2- Hour Early Dismissal Day PK-5; Parent Conference Day
10- Book Fair Begins
11- Bay District Fire Department Fire Safety Visit PK-2 @ 9:00 a.m.
16- GVKES Fun Run- we will need volunteers!
18- Unity Day! Wear Orange
20- 2- Hour Early Dismissal Day PK-5
20- Book Fair Ends
25-31 Fall Spirit/Red Ribbon Week
26- Title 1 Academic Intervention Information Night/PTO Trunk or Treat
27- 2-Hour Early Dismissal Day PK-5; End of Quarter 1
28-SMCPS STEAM Festival
2- Veterans Day Assembly
9- Grades 2-5 Bully Free Assembly featuring Optimus Prime @ 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
9- Title 1 Family Literacy/PTO Movie Night
10- No school in observance of Veterans Day
22-24- No school in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday; Office is closed
Forms to Complete
Student Emergency Form
Effective communication is critical to the success of St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS). This will be crucial not only for emergencies but for our ability to communicate with families in general. Online Emergency Information Update Forms are now available through the student’s Home Access Center (HAC). Once logged in, directions to access the online form can be found HERE. A video with instructions is available HERE. It is vital that all information is updated in eSchool. The deadline for the online submission of Emergency Information Update forms is November 14th, 2023. Please click here for the Blank Emergency Form
News from the PTO
Support the GKES PTO at Texas Roadhouse on October 19th 4 pm-8 pm
Resources for Parents
You Need to Know👇
How to Access Schoology for Virtual Learning💻
High-5 for Greenview Knolls Staff
Please provide positive feedback to our staff to acknowledge when we observe the amazing work they are doing. If you would like to provide a High Five to a staff member at Greenview Knolls, please complete the form below and we will pass it along. Thank you for your support of our amazing staff!