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Silver Springs Elementary School - February 11, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

Let's make it a great week!

This Week’s Events:

February 11th - School Spirit Wear Day! Wear your Silver Springs T-Shirt or Wear Blue

3:45-5:00 Young Rembrandt's

February 14th - Valentine's Day

February 15th - 1/2 Day of School - Dismissal at 12:15 p.m.

February 18th and February 19th - NO SCHOOL for Students

Next Week's Events:

February 18th - NO SCHOOL for Students

February 19th - NO SCHOOL for Students

February 20th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - After-School Science

February 21st - Lighthouse Recertification Visit - Wear your Leadership Day T-Shirts!!!

Follow us on Twitter @sspringselem or by clicking on the following link:


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


One Can, Two Can, Who Can? You Can!

The Student Lighthouse Team is excited to announce our canned food drive benefiting Northville Civic Concern. Please send in unopened canned or boxed food and put it in the box with your classroom teachers name on it. Our drive will run from February 4th through the 15th. This year we will have a contest to see which classes can donate the most items. The winners from upper elementary and lower elementary will each earn a pizza party! Let's synergize and make this year's food drive a success!


3rd Graders are raising money for Kids Against Hunger

This year the third graders will be having a Valentine Sucker Sale to help raise money for an amazing organization known as Kids Against Hunger. Beginning Monday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 13th, students will have an opportunity to buy a Valentine sucker for a special valentine or valentines for only 50 cents! Suckers will be sold before school and will be delivered to your classrooms on Valentine's Day. It's a win-win! Give some love and show some love to help support our fundraiser for Kids Against Hunger!


SMENS for Sale!

Starting Monday, February 11th The PTA is selling SMENS and GEL CRAYONS

in a variety of fruity flavors! They will be sold before school while supplies last.

SMENS on SALE for $2 and GEL CRAYONS on SALE for $1


March is Reading Month Author

We are excited to bring in this year’s March Is Reading Month author, Peter Raymundo. He is visiting us from Florida where he formerly worked for Disney in Character Animation on films such as Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch, and The Princess and the Frog. He is now a writer and illustrator of children’s books such as The Monkey Goes Bananas and The Lazy Hippo, and a chapter book series, The Third Grade Mermaid. He will be discussing story structure, drawing, creativity, and story basics along with drawing demonstrations for each grade level during school on March 25th. If you would like to see some of his other work, his website is http://www.raymundoarts.com/. We are offering three of his books for pre-event order.

See flyer for details.


Box Top for Education Drive - Next week! February 11-15

It’s that time of year again to help Silver Springs earn money for our school!

Our spring Box Top Collection Contest is February 11-15! Here’s how to participate:

1. Check all your home products for Box Tops for Education labels. Ask friends, family and neighbors, too! Clipped Box Tops are each worth 10 cents!

2. Please trim edges and check the expiration date.

3. Please Box Tops in a Ziploc bag/envelope, or attach to a collection sheet.

4. Put the student and teacher’s name on the bag/envelope or sheet.

5. Turn in to your student’s teacher or in the bin located in the school lobby.

Each participating student’s name (upper elementary and lower elementary) will be entered into a drawing to win

a Target or Barnes & Noble Gift Card!

Let’s reach our school goal of $1000! Wouldn’t it be fun to have a school wide hat day? Let’s synergize to get to $1000! We only have $485 to go!


Silver Springs Fun Fair - March 1st




5:30-8:00 PM

Bounce Houses--Cake Walk--Pie in the Face--Games/Prizes

Airbrush Tattoos

At an additional cost:

Pie Face ($2), Pizza/Drinks ($1), Kona Ice

Tickets On Sale Now through 2/20!

(See attached flyer)

Don’t miss out on the FUN!


Girls on the Run - Spring Season!!!

As the weather is (hopefully) warming up, it is time to register for the Spring session of Girls on the Run!

Practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm.

Practices begin Monday March 11th

The celebration 5K on Sunday May 19th at Lake St. Clair Metropark

About Girls on the Run:


Below is the link to register your daughter:


Parents: We would love to have you join us! If you can commit to attending practices and encourage the runners, join us!! We need one committed adult for every 8 runners. You do not need to be a runner to inspire our girls.

Questions: Contact Kristin Gifford, meagherk13@gmail.com

Northville Families: Do you have a son or daughter interested in Spring baseball/softball?

Registration is now open for the Northville Baseball Softball Association spring league!


or check them out on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/NBSAOnline/.

Calling all Scientists

We are calling all scientists. The PTA Science Fair 2019 will be held in April.

Start thinking about an interesting project. Maybe be you want to use the cold weather for some snow or ice experiments?

If you can't think of interesting experiments, just google Science Fair project, you will hundreds of ideas.

We are still looking for parents who can help to organize the 2019 Science Fair.

There are a lot of things to do and there are also a lot activities who can be done from home or after school hours. Every little bit of help is welcome.

If you have a minute or two to spare and would like to help, please contact Silke Nyilas:


Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for January

This month’s Habit: Habit 4 Think Win-Wing

Activity: Win-Win Organizer

Due Date: February 28, 2019

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