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Silver Springs Elementary School -May11, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

Follow us on Twitter @sspringselem or by clicking on the following link:

https://twitter.com/sspringselem


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal

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A Message from Mrs. Booth

Dear Silver Springs Families,


It is hard to believe that we are entering the second week of May already. May always seems like the busiest month of the school year because we have so many fun activities for students and families. Last Friday, we would have held the Multi-Cultural Festival. This is one of my absolute favorite events of the entire school year! My heart was heavy knowing that this is the first time in a very long time that we were not able to come together to celebrate the diversity at Silver Springs. Next year, we will have to have an all-out celebration :)


Happy Mother's Day to all the moms, grandmothers, aunts, nieces, and caregivers! I hope that you are celebrated well today!


Stay safe and be well!


Katie Booth

Principal

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to everyone for a fantastic Teacher Appreciation Week! You all went above and beyond to make us feel like Gold Medal Champions this year!


We miss you so much!

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Virtual PTA Meeting - Thursday, May 14th

We will be hosting a Virtual PTA meeting. Please see the details below:


When: Thursday, May 14th at 6:30 p.m.


Zoom meeting link will come in a separate listserv.


We hope to "see" you there!

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Leader in Me Parent Survey

As a Leader in Me Lighthouse school we are always working to understand how we can improve. Please complete the survey below as part of an annual assessment to help all members of the school community (students, parents, and the adults who work at the school) understand how we're doing. Your responses will provide us with important information to help us become even better. All of your responses are completely anonymous. The survey should take you approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. Please try to respond to all items. Thank you!


Link to survey: https://www.leaderinme.com/s/silver-springs-elem-mi/parent

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It's Look for the Good Week!

From the Look for the Good Project: https://www.lookforthegoodproject.org/day1


Today is the first day of Look for the Good Week! Each day, we will be taking some time to share our gratitude with the people we love. To start, take some time to write a letter to your mom or special someone!


Each day this week, I will share the daily challenge on listserv and Twitter. Feel free to comment back on Twitter with your pictures, or email me with your Look for the Good projects!


Here are today's challenges:

Challenge 1: Write your mom or special someone a letter.

Challenge 2: Decorate your door

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EDUKIT SCHOOL SUPPLY KIT - 20/21 SCHOOL YEAR

ORDER BY JUNE 12, 2020 FOR BEST PRICING AND FREE SHIPPING.



Silver Springs Elementary School offers the EduKit program as a convenient option for busy families to order school supplies for the 2020/2021 year. EduKits include the supplies approved by your school.


The Northville Council of PTAs in partnership with the middle and elementary schools are very excited about our school supply kit fundraiser ~ providing a convenient way for families to purchase school supplies for the coming school year. The school supply lists have been developed by the teachers in each grade, at each school.


Please note that the supply lists are simply suggestions of helpful items and are strictly voluntary, as Northville Public Schools provide the necessary supplies and materials for your child’s successful school experience.


Your student's order will be delivered directly to your school before the first day of school.

Extended ordering is available from June 13, 2020 - August 06, 2020 for an additional fee and will be delivered to your home shortly before school begins.

https://www.edukitinc.com/schools/12072/

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It's Kindergarten Registration Time!!!

We are currently enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year! Please let your neighbors, friends, and family know that they can still register their incoming kindergartener online!


Please visit the Northville Public Schools website for more information!

https://www.northvilleschools.org/apps/news/article/1216062

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Pandemic Free and Reduced Program Notice

We are aware that many families may be experiencing a reduction or loss of income due to pandemic closures in our community and state. Please know that Northville Public Schools continues to accept applications for Free/ Reduced meal benefits until June. You can apply online on the Northville Public Schools website or if you need a paper application, they can be picked up at Northville High School on Tuesday or Friday between 9 am and 12 pm. Paper applications may be returned at the same location during those times as well.


At this time, the State of Michigan is providing extra benefits to students that qualify for Free/Reduced price meals in the form of Pandemic EBT benefits (see attached flyer). If you submit an F/R application by May 8th, and your benefit eligibility status changes to free or reduced, you will be eligible for Pandemic EBT Benefits. The benefit will be $5.70 per day per child, for each of your family members 18 years of age or younger, or enrolled in a special education program 26 years of age or younger. Applications approved before the end of June will be effective for the first 30 days of the 2020-2021 school year.


We strongly encourage you to apply if your family situation has changed, or you haven’t applied in the past. Please contact Carrie Morfino at morfinoca@northvilleschools.org for further information or questions.


Sincerely,

Carrie Morfino

Food Service Manager

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Silver Springs Playground is Closed

We completely understand that the Stay at Home order issued by our Governor during this challenging time is extremely difficult for you and our students, and that part of our being as humans is socializing with each other. As part of the order, Governor Whitmer has encouraged families and individuals to get outside, take walks, etc., but the order does not allow for large gatherings, or gatherings at parks and playgrounds, which includes on our school playgrounds.


In accordance with the Governor’s Stay Safe. Stay Home. Executive Order, and by Order of the Oakland County Health Division, Northville Public Schools has closed all of our school playgrounds and fields, including ALL play structures. Student safety and well being is at the forefront of all we do for our students both at Silver Springs and across Northville Public Schools. We are asking you to do everything you can to slow the spread. We appreciate your help in keeping each other safe and healthy.

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At Home Whiteboard Ideas to Spark Conversation

Each day, to get learning started, or for lunch/dinner conversation...talk to your family about the following:
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An Invitation to Northville's "Virtual" STEAM Fair

For the safety of our school community, the 6th Annual Northville STEAM Fair was cancelled for this year. However, upon learning that many students had continued their projects, a "virtual" fair was created. Please go to http://www.northvillesteamfair.com/ to see the 20 projects that were submitted via video or presentation. They will also be featured on Northville Public School and the Northville Educational Foundation's Facebook Page. Please share so that our students can be showcased in our Northville Schools Community. Thank you to all who participated!

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