Symmes Elementary School

Symmesational News!

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Important Dates for your Calendar

Oct. 9 Fall Clothing Drive Begins
Oct. 9 Room Parents Meeting 12:00 pm in MPR

Oct. 12 PTO Meeting 9:30 am
Oct. 12 Family Math Night 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Oct. 13 End of the 1st Quarter
Oct. 16 NO SCHOOL - Teacher Records Day
Oct. 17 Symmes Ambassadors 7:00 pm
Oct. 19 4th Grade Spelling Bee

Oct. 20 Report Cards sent home
Oct. 27 NO SCHOOL - Parent Teacher Conferences
Oct. 31 Halloween Parade 2:30 pm

It’s Cookie time…

You have one more week to sell cookie dough!!

Here is your opportunity to support Symmes PTO by buying and selling cookie dough, pizzas and pastries. Yum!!!

New feature:

Orders can be placed online!

Earn cool prizes!!!

For a preview take a peek in the school display case.

Order forms will be due back

Thursday, October12th.

Any questions? Or you would like to volunteer?Please contact Jackie Ogden at or call/text at (513) 288.3636

New baby girl!

Congratulations to our special education teacher, Heather Huxell, on the birth of her daughter, Margaret Elizabeth! Maggie was born last Friday, Sept. 29, weighing 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long! Mom, dad and baby are doing great!

Symmes Township Fall Fest - TONIGHT

Symmes Township invites you to Fall Fest for Symmes Township on Friday, October 6th from 5-9pm at Symmes Park, 11600 Lebanon Rd. This family-friendly event will offer the usual fall favorites such as a petting zoo, hay maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch plus much more!


Math Spirit Week

October 9-12

We’ll be counting down to our special event!

Monday: Wear 3 of something to school (bracelets, pins, headbands…).

Tuesday: Wear 2 of something to school.

Wednesday: Wear 1 of something to school.

Thursday: Wear your favorite number to school

And then to……..

Family Math Night

0ctober 12

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Be there or be a square (or a trapezoid, rhombus, parallelogram…)!

If you have any questions email Mrs. Wuebbolt at


Room Parents:

Please join us for a meeting on Monday, October 9th, at 12 PM in the multipurpose room. We will give you an informational packet and the information you need to successfully be a room parent.

If you are unable to make the meeting, please contact Tricia Gvozdanovic @

PTO MEETING -Thursday, Oct. 12....9:30 AM

Please join us on Thursday morning, Oct. 12th, at 9:30 am in the Symmes Multi-Purpose Room for our next PTO Meeting! We have invited Karen Naber, Assistant Superintendent, to share some inportant information about the Aviator STEAM Bus! As always, we have FREE babysitting!

The Aves Hangar Bookstore & Spirit Shop

Symmes annual fall clothing drive time!

Please help with the Symmes Elementary Clothing Drive!

It is time again for the annual fall clothing drive. Please donate your gently used FALL and WINTER clothing. All sizes- infant through adult would be greatly appreciated. Winter coats and shoes would be wonderful too! There is a collection bin placed in the school lobby labeled “clothing drive”, please feel free to place your clothing donations in the tote. Should you want to donate but may not have the time to drop off to the school, feel free to contact me and I can pick up your donations.

The clothes and shoes donations are used to help our school community. Nothing is more special than helping families in need.

We will be collecting clothes on Monday, October 9th-Friday, October 27th. Should you be interested in helping to sort and bag clothes, contact LaToya Goshen at

Thank you for making a difference for our students!!!!!!!!!

Symmes Ambassadors' Meeting

“You’ve got QUESTIONS ??? We’ve got ANSWERS !!!” Join SYMMES AMBASSADORS! We are on a mission to answer your questions Assistant Principal, Jessica Ralston, will give a special presentation on MAP testing. Other topics: Parent-teacher conferences, gifted qualifications, report cards, Developmental Readiness Assessments, PTO events and more. Meet us on Tuesday, October 17th at 7 pm in the MPR at school. All are welcome (kids too!). Refreshments will be served.

Aviator Flight Fest

Please join us for a 5K walk/run, 10K run and festival (a.k.a. carnival) on Saturday, Oct. 21. Registration is now open!

New this year – take advantage of the early bird registration perk and receive a custom race bib with your name!

Immediately after the race, come join the festival fun!

There will be inflatables, games, bid-n-by, karaoke, food and more!

Aviator Flight Fest help support over 20 extra-curricular clubs and activities for our 800+ students in grades 7 and 8 at Sycamore Junior High School.

This is the only school fundraiser for the year so we need your support! Interested in volunteering – please email

The date for this forum is Tuesday, October 24th NOT Wednesday, October 24th as had been previously published!
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It's almost time for parent teacher conferences! This is a very important time for you to talk with your child's teacher and see what progress your child/children are making. Please watch for a Sign-Up Genius to come from your teacher's email tomorrow afternoon and be sure to sign up for a time that is convenient for you.

Dates for conferences are: Oct. 26 (from 4 - 8 pm), 27 (NO SCHOOL for students on Oct. 27) and Nov. 2, from 4 - 8 pm.


Our 4th grade group picture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15th. More information will come soon about ordering! Thanks!