Golden Eagle Newsletter

October 20, 2022

Principal's Message

Parents, we want to once again thank you for coming back into our school and joining us in-person for your parent/teacher conferences! That connection is so valuable and we appreciate the open communication we are able to have with you all.

HUGE THANK YOU to our PTO for our wonderful dinner on Wednesday evening! We all are so grateful for that support when we have those long evenings!

We are excited to also welcome parents for our Halloween parties on Monday, Oct. 31! We will plan to start our parade at 2:45 and will parade through the inside of the school and outside along the front and side (weather pending). Our classroom parties will take place following the parade from 3PM-3:30PM. All parents entering the school will need to check in and receive a visitors badge. Please keep in mind as you make your choices for costumes that we do have guidelines regarding “weapons” and blood and ask you to refrain from allowing blood, gore, or weapons in your child’s costume. Masks may be worn for the parade and party. We are looking forward to a fun fall event!

AS A REMINDER - We are asking all parents to take a few minutes to complete this Elementary Parent Climate Survey -

We value and appreciate your input! Please complete this by October 24. Thank you!

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GRE events for the week of October 24, 2022

Oct 24-28 Red Ribbon Spirit Week! (see each day for spirit days)


Tuesday, Oct 25 - WEAR PJS!

6:30 5th grade music and strings program at BLMS


Thursday, Oct 27 - WEAR CAMOUFLAGE!

Friday, Oct 28 - WEAR RED, WHITE, AND BLUE!

All students wanting to buy a lollipop, don't forget your $1 as they will be sold before school on this day!

Upcoming Events:

Oct 31 - 2:45 Halloween parade and parties

Oct 31-Nov 4 - GRE Book Fair

Nov 1 - Family Shopping Night at Book Fair

Nov 2 - Family Shopping Night at Book Fair

Nov 6 - Daylight Savings Time

Nov 10 - 2nd Grade Field trip to National History Museum

Nov 11 - NO SCHOOL, PD/Collaboration

Nov 14 - BOE meeting

Nov 15 - 4th Grade Music Program at BLMS

Nov 17 - 4th Grade Field Trip to Science City

Nov 22 - Eagles' Nests

Nov 23-25 - Thanksgiving break!

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We would like to wish a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following students and staff!

Braylon Yorkivich - October 21

Riddick King - October 22

Mitchell Arp - October 25

Kylie Crane - October 25

Kenzlyn Beerbower - October 27

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Friday Friendly ELA Tip - Reading Words with Open & Closed Syllables

ELA Tip - Week 8 - Open vs. Closed

From the Library...

The Book Fair is Coming! The Book Fair is Coming!

GRE will hold their book fair, in the library, from Monday, Oct. 31- Friday, Nov. 4. We will be sending information letters and flyers home with your students next week. We will also be sharing a video and going over the book fair info with the students during their library classes. Please look for the information to come home.

The fair will be open each day from 9:00am – 3:30pm. Students will be able to shop during their library class time AND when it is convenient for their teacher.

We will have 2 family shopping nights this year! Tuesday, Nov. 1 and Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 5:30pm-7:00pm. You are welcome to come either night that works best for you. As always, we appreciate the support of reading and the library.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out!

Cyndi Kenton, Elementary Library Media Specialist USD458

The BLAS food drive is coming up!

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Calling all Kindergarteners for 2023-2024!

It's not too early to start planning! Parents, if you have a child who will be 5 before 8/31/23 and you plan for them to attend kindergarten next year, please take less than a minute to complete this form so that we can start our planning sooner than later. Please also share this with any neighbors. Thank you!

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