News from the Nest

Evansdale Weekly Newsletter - October 14th Edition

A Letter from the Assistant Principal

Dear Evansdale Community,

WOW! It has been an action packed first couple of months. The students and whole staff have been working very hard and I hope everyone enjoyed a nice Fall break. I want to thank the entire Evansdale community for welcoming me in and helping me get acclimated to everything. I've enjoyed getting to meet so many fantastic students and parents. This is such a great place to be working and I am looking forward to the rest of the year!


Regards,

Mr. Clayton

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It's Time to Get Your Pajamas On To Benefit Cancer Research

Join your fellow students, staff members, and parents for the party of parties...the jam of jams....the annual Pink Pajama Jam - October 21st, from 3-5 p.m. $5.00 and your best pajamas** get you into the party. There will be snacks (pizza & soda $2, candy 50 cents), drinks ($1 each), and the ever popular photo booth ($1 per picture)....not to mention the terrific tunes played by our own Coach "DJ" Harper. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Permission slips will go home in couriers tomorrow. The forms and admission fees need to be returned to school by Tuesday, October 18th. Students must have a signed permission slip to stay for the party. Students may wear pajamas to school that day. **Pajamas do not have to be pink. Hope to see everyone there!
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Reflections from an Evansdale Eagle Scout...

When I was a student at Evansdale Elementary School, I remember thinking that it would be nice if the playground had more benches for students to sit on. For my Eagle scout project, I chose to build benches for the playground because I wanted to give back to the school that I attended from pre-K through 5th grade. I discussed my proposal with the school principal, Mrs. Chattman, and she liked the idea very much. I got the approval to proceed from my troop leadership and district leadership, and built four benches with the help of my fellow scouts and a few adults. It took about 80 hours for us to complete the project. I spent a total of $265 on the project; this funding came from selling popcorn in the neighborhood.

Vidhura M Silva

Life Scout

Troop 15

Atlanta GA 30340

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STEM Survey - Your Input is Needed

Parents,


Please take a moment to click the link and take a survey regarding our STEM certification process.

https://goo.gl/forms/17vIKyyW9tHHWRyA2

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Taking Stock.....Mrs. Bachman is working with 4th and 5th grade students on the stock market game.

Our thoughts go out to members of the Evansdale community who were effected by Hurricane Matthew.