The Spencer Scoop
The Spencer Elementary Newsletter 12/6/18
The Spencer Community is devoted to developing every child's ability to succeed.
News From the Office
Your child's report card will come home tomorrow. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to ask your child's teacher or check the Spencer web page for rubrics of how it's scored.
Lost & Found
What We Learned
Some of the responses were the staff, culture, positivity, warmth, P.T.O., communication, learning opportunities, and opportunities for involvement. Thank you for sharing. Your answers help us stay on the right track!
This Week's Question of the Week
News From Around the District
News From The Health Department
The Livingston County Health Department
Students in JK, K, 2nd & 4th grade will receive a hearing screening. Hearing screenings will also be provided to students in other grades who are last-year follow-ups and parent/teacher requests. Spencer's HEARING SCREENING is scheduled for December 10 & 11 and the RESCREENING is scheduled for January 7 & 8, 2019
Please notify the school (prior to the first day of screening) and provide child’s name and teacher if:
You have a concern for your child and your child is not in the above grades.
You do not want your child screened
Shelley Squires Compton
2018/2019 PTO Board
Kristie Hopka - President
Meghann Calvin - Co-VP
Erin Daksiewicz - Co-VP
Amanda Hoffmann - Treasurer
Jen Lumsden - Co-Secretary
Lisa Vreeland - Co-Secretary
Holiday Gift Shop Extravaganza
Join us this Friday from 4-7 pm or Saturday from 10 am - 3 pm to shop at the Holiday Gift Shop. We will also have some other fun activities on Saturday, including a Girl Scout bake sale benefiting Blessings in a Backpack. We hope to see you there!
We still need your help, especially on Saturday. Please sign up to help if you are able: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c48a4a729a6fb6-holiday4
The Holiday Gift Shop will be held outside of School Hours: Friday, December 7th and Saturday, December 8th This is a great time for your child to go shopping for someone special during this holiday season. Parent Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, decorating and running the shop. We realize that the holiday season is a busy time for everyone but we would appreciate your support.
There are still annual Spencer adult shirts available in size large for $5. They make great gifts! Contact Kristie Hopka to purchase.
The winner of the food drive pizza party was 4th grade. Thank you again so much for your generosity and kindness! Happy Holidays everyone!
Final lap #’s are as follows:
JK - 275 laps (6th place)
3rd grade- 378 laps (5th place)
K - 460 laps (4th place)
2nd grade - 698 laps (3rd place)
1st grade - 812 laps (2nd place)
4th grade - 948 laps (WINNERS)
The 4th grade wins a pizza party which will be scheduled after holiday break.
Spencer Kids Presents
We are excited to announce that "Spencer Kids Presents... Drama Club" is returning in January. Practices will be Fridays after school until 6pm at Spencer. This year we will be doing Seussical the Musical. We are limited to 40 cast members and 10 stage crew (K -4th Grade welcome). Please take a look at the dates on the sign up genius and if your child is interested in joining drama club, use the signup genius to signup today! Show date will be May 19th with a mandatory dress rehearsal on May 18th. Please note on the signup your child’s name, grade and teacher.
Join our Facebook Group!
Please join our Spencer Elementary PTO Facebook group! It is a great way to ask questions, get answers and share information! https://www.facebook.com/groups/402232026502881/
Follow us on Twitter!
Follow us on Twitter @SpencerElem and use the hashtag #SpencerAllStar to tell the story of how someone has proven to be an All-Star at Spencer!
Spencer PTO Webpage
Our webpage is full of important information and is a great tool to use when you have questions about events or the school. https://www.brightonk12.com/Page/2663
Photo From Last Year's Spencer Kids Drama Club Presentation
7 - Holiday Shop 4:00-7:00pm
8 - Holiday Shop 10:00am - 3:00pm
10 & 11 - Hearing Screening for JK, K, 2nd & 4th Grade
11 - Window Painting Voting at Brighton Ford 5:00-7:00pm
20 - NO SCHOOL for staff or students - Winter Break begins
2 - School Resumes from Winter Break
Daily Start Time:
Starting Time - 8:47 AM
Dismissal Time - (11:57 for 1/2 Kindergarten) 3:50 PM
Tardy Time - 8:47 AM
Attendance Line*- 810-299-4354
*Please remember to call your child's absence in as early as possible.
Lunchtimes for Spencer Students:
1/2 K - No Lunch
Jk-Full Day K - 11:35-12:00
1st Grade- 12:05-12:30
2nd Grade- 12:35-1:00
4th Grade- 1:05-1:30
3rd Grade- 1:35-2:00