Swansboro Elementary Newsletter

November 2016

Recent Accomplishments

  • Our Fall Festival was amazing! We raised over $14,000. That is $5,000 more than last year. Thank you to everyone for making this event such a huge success!

  • The Box Top drive was also a huge success. We collected 15, 536 box tops which equals $1, 553.60 raised for our school! Check out out top winners

  • Class with most box tops collected: Mrs. Lester's first grade class
  • Top collectors from each grade level:
K- Ethan Glover

1st grade- Caylee Laspada

2nd grade- Addy Phillips

3rd grade- Jessica Jones

4th grade- Sunnie Bardin

5th grade- Logan Wilson

Mrs. Cole's class: Christina Jakab


  • Congratulations to the following students for being selected as a UNC Chapel Hill Academic Allstar for academic scholar and great character:
Sunnie Bardin

Tyler Cowell

Quinn Gilbert

Ella Green

Olivia Hancock

Rylee Morris


  • Congratulations to our entire school for receiving the following awards from OCS:
* Making expected growth for 5 consecutive years

* Increasing overall GLP performance composite by 3 points during the 2015-2016 school year

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

The BOOK FAIR will be November 28th-December 3rd. If you are interested in volunteering for assist with the book fair, please contact Meredith Lynch at meredith.lynch@onslow.k12.nc.us


The SANTA SHOP will be December 5th-9th. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Sondra Goltz at sgoltz9152@yahoo.com

IMPORTANT DATES FOR NOVEMBER

November 7 Report Cards go home

November 8 Papa John’s Night

November 8 Teacher Luncheon sponsored by our PTO (thank you)

November 9 Veteran’s Day Luncheon sponsored by 5th grade

November 10 Early Release Day-dismissal begins at 12:05

November 11 Veteran’s Day- NO SCHOOL

November 15 Academic Derby Team’s last match- Go Pirates!

November 15 Candy Edventure Night

November 16 -20 Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

November 16 Educational Support Professionals Day- Let’s show our appreciation for our speech pathologist, psychologist, EC coach, OT/PT, etc.

November 16 Strategic Leadership Team Meeting @ 3:45 in the media center

November 16 2nd grade field trip to the ballet

November 16 5th grade field trip to Annie Jr.

November 17 5th grade field trip to ECU

November 22 Pizza Hut night

November 23 Teacher Workday- NO SCHOOL

November 24 Thanksgiving- NO SCHOOL

November 25 Holiday- NO SCHOOL

November 28- Dec 3 BOOK FAIR

November 30 Book Fair family night 4-6 pm in the media center

SPIRIT NIGHTS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Proceeds donated to SBES:

Frosted: Sept-$52, Oct.- $47

Pizza Hut: Sept.- $209, Oct.- $160

Candy Edventure: Sept-$32, Oct.-$56

Papa John's: Sept.-$143

Saltwater Night: Sept.-$200

THANK YOU SWANSBORO BUSINESSES FOR YOUR PARTNERSHIPS!!!

IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE TEXT REMINDERS, PLEASE JOIN OUR SBES REMIND GROUP BY TEXTING "swansboroe" to 81010.