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Silver Springs Elementary School - December 13, 2021

Mark Your Calendars

December 13th - 3:45-5:00 After School Art

December 16th- Credit Union Deposit Day

December 17th - January 2nd Holiday Break

January 3rd- 3:45-5:00 After School Art

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Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


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THURSDAY is Credit Union Deposit Day

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As part of the Proactive Planned Route Cancellations, Route D is cancelled for the entire week from Monday, December 13th thru Friday, December 17th.

The ALPS Shuttle Bus will continue to run each day.

When we have bus cancellations it adds to the number of cars that we have at arrival and dismissal time, so things take a little longer than usual. Additionally, as you know, we have a limited number of parking spaces available for cars to park. Therefore, we strongly encourage everyone to use the carpool lane instead of parking your car and walking up to meet your student. There are many adults helping with the carpool lane, so we make sure that students are safe and get into the correct cars.

Thank you for your grace and understanding as the transportation department does their best to provide reliable and predictable transportation during this period of severe driver shortages.


Cookie Buffet

Dear Silver Springs families,

It is the time of year to provide sweet treats to our awesome staff. Our annual "Cookie Buffet" tradition is returning!

To make this event a success, we need your support! We need bakers, containers, and 2 volunteers to set up the "Cookie Buffet".

The cookie buffet will be on Wednesday, December 15th and all donations will need to be dropped off that morning.

Please help us sweeten up the holidays for our AMAZING staff.


Thank you and wishing you a restful winter break!

Be well,

The Silver Springs PTA


Lost and Found Items to Be Donated

Below are some pictures of items currently in our Lost & Found. Please remind your child to stop by the table in the hallway to see if they have any hats, gloves, coats, or water bottles that are looking to find their way home! All items will be donated in January.

Thank you!

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Leader in Me Focus for the Month - Habit 2 Begin With the End in Mind

December At Home Activity

This month’s Habit: Habit 2 Begin With the End in Mind

Activity: Family Mission Statement

Due Date: December 17th

Please click the button below to access the activity. We would love to have you share your Family Mission Statement with us by December 17th, so we can proudly display our families practicing the 7-Habits at home!

Habit 2 Activity

Family Mission Statement

Habit #2 Begin with the End in Mind- "I have a plan"

What this means: Have a mission, a clear sense of where you want to go. Think about the end first- how are you going to get there?

“I plan ahead and set goals.”

“I do things that have meaning and make a difference”

“I am important part of my classroom.”

“I look for ways to be a good citizen.”

How can I do this in my life?

1. Write down your goals. It is said that "A goal not written is only a wish.”

2. Lay out your clothes for tomorrow the night before.

3. Write down 3 goals you want to accomplish.

Great Books for Habit #2 - Begin With the End in Mind

  • The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • When I Grow Up by Sean Covey
  • Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin
  • Little Bunny on the Move by Peter McCarty
  • The School Story by Andrew Clements
  • Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
  • Plant a Kiss by Amy Krouse


Northville C.A.R.E.S is pleased to announce some "coming events" for parents.

Northville C.A.R.E.S Coming Attractions!!!

On December 16th at 7:00 Northville C.A.R.E.S will be showing a pre-taped student panel that some of our high school students participated in. The panel was facilitated by Kerri Ann Sondreal (Social Work-Northville Youth Network) and Dianna Shamus (Social/Emotional Learning Counselor-NHS). Our students shared their thoughts on the pressures they face as they navigate through high school. Please contact Susan Johnson at johnsosu@northvilleschools.org or 248-344-3532 if you are interested in attending this virtual event.

As part of Northville C.A.R.E.S, we are happy to provide 2 opportunities for our families to view the movie Chasing Childhood. Chasing Childhood explores the pressures for families and children in a high achievement culture. Northville Youth Network and PTA are sponsoring this movie in the Northville High School Auditorium on:

  • Thursday, January 20th 6:30-8:15
  • Saturday, January 29th at 10:00-11:45

There will be a short Q & A after the movie facilitated by Amy Prevo (Director-NYN), Kerri Ann Sondreal (Social Work-NYN) and Dianna Shamus (Social/Emotional Learning Counselor-NHS). Please feel free to view the Chasing Childhood trailer

If you would like to reserve a spot to view Chasing Childhood, please contact Susan Johnson (information listed above) to communicate which showing and how many spots you are reserving.

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Box Tops are Back!

Did you know you can support Silver Springs when you grocery shop?

Both Kroger and Busch’s grocery store allow you to link your shopper card to Silver Springs.

Click below to help Silver Springs! Kroger: Silver Springs PTA (CH721)

https://www.kroger.com/i/community/ community-rewards

Busch’s: Silver Springs PTA https://www.buschs.com/community

Box Tops for Education has an app!

No more clipping, gluing, counting, or mailing!

Follow the directions below and you can help Silver Springs each time you grocery shop. Simply sign up, scan your receipt, and Silver Springs benefits!

About Virtual Box Tops:


To sign up:



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School Lunch Program

The Northville Public Schools provides a hot lunch program for interested students.

Families must preorder lunches for preschools and elementary students. Orders must be in by 8am for preschools students and 8:30 am for elementary students to receive a lunch that day. The system will not allow you to order after the time listed above. For your convenience, meals can be preordered up to 30 days in advance. To avoid any issues, we recommend ordering the night before.


Northville Youth Network (NYN)

Northville Youth Network (NYN) provides valuable programs and services to the Northville Community such as education and awareness, referral services and case work services. As part of the ongoing Social Emotional education NYN provides to our community, they have included resources that are available for parents! Please check out NYN's Mindfulness and Resilience resource templates as well as all of their other offerings! Be sure to check back in the future as their templates will be updated throughout the year (https://www.twp.northville.mi.us/your_government/departments/NYN)


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