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Silver Springs Elementary School - November 2, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

Upcoming Events:

November 3rd - NO SCHOOL for students

November 12th - 6:30 p.m. PTA Meeting (virtual)

November 16th - End of First Card Marking

December 2-3-4 - Parent Teacher Conferences Week

December 3 - Half Day Dismissal

December 4 - Half Day Dismissal


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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**REMINDER** COVID-19 and Symptom Reporting Requirements

Parents must symptom screen students, including a temperature check, BEFORE sending their child to school each day. If you answer YES to one or more questions on the screening form, do the following:

  • Call your child in using the attendance line at your school
  • Identify any symptom(s) your child is having
  • If you are taking your child to get COVID-19 tested, please indicate so when you call.


If you have any family members in the household that have tested positive, do the following:

  • Keep your child home
  • Contact the school attendance line and advise that a household member has tested positive
  • The school or the district COVID-19 response team will contact you.


If your child has been identified as being in close contact with a person that has tested positive, do the following:


  • Keep your child home
  • Contact the attendance line and advise that your child was in close contact with a person who tested positive.
  • The school or the district COVID-19 response team will contact you.


If you take your child to be COVID-19 tested, do the following:
  • Keep your child home
  • Contact the attendance line and advise that your child has been taken for COVID-19 testing
  • The school or the district COVID-19 response team will contact you.


We must work together to keep our students, staff and entire community safe. Your child's safety is our first priority. Please help us ensure that safety by using the NPS COVID-19 Student Symptom Screening Tool EACH MORNING and following all reporting requirements above if you answer YES to any symptom.

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PTA Directory

We are compiling the 2020-2021 PTA School Directory and we need you to complete the following form. Your student’s name and teacher will appear in the directory but please fill out the rest of the fields with the information that you would like published in the directory. Please fill one form out per child.

*Please complete this form no later than 11/4/2020, if no response is received we will use the information as we have it on record*


Please click the following link to access the form: PTA Directory

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Parents, we need your help!!

We need you to share first day of school pictures, virtual learning photos, and HALLOWEEN costumes to help us build a memorable 2020-21 yearbook!!


Please email photos of school related activities and Halloween costumes to : kmgifford327@gmail.com


Please include grade level and name of student!

Ideas: bus stop, costumes, virtual learning including PE, music, picture day photos you snapped before they headed to school for formal pictures

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Birthday Book Club

There is still time to purchase a Birthday Book Club book and support the Silver Springs library. Check out one of our happy participants.


By donating $18, new books will be purchased for our library. During the student’s birthday month, an email will be sent to you, containing a list of books to choose from. A sticker thanking you for your donation and recognizing your student’s birthday will be placed in the book, the book will be checked out and delivered to your student.


For virtual students, we will work with you to ensure your student gets their book.


To sign up for the Birthday Book Club, please click on the following link. Please note a 3.5% service fee will be applied.


https://4.files.edl.io/2cc6/10/09/20/201135-20fd48b2-f532-4b26-977e-87656d24d95d.pdf


Please note the link to the Birthday Book Club can be found year round on the Silver Springs website under the PARENTS tab, under EVENT FORMS.

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Leader in Me - Habit 4: Think Win-Win

This month’s Habit: Habit #4 - Think Win-Win- Everyone can Win!


What this means: Think about others as well as yourself. Long-term relationships require mutual respect and mutual benefit.


“I make deposits into others’ Emotional Bank Accounts.”

“When conflict arises, I look for third alternatives.”

“I balance courage for getting what I want, with

consideration for what others want.”


How can I do this in my life?

1. Live by the Golden Rule- Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.


Great Books for Habit #4- Think Win Win

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni

Let’s Be Enemies by Janice May Udry

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff

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Nuts About Science

Click the picture below for a downloadable flyer.

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