Peek at the Week

April 24, 2015

One of the most important things we adults can do for young children is model the kind of person we would like for them to be. --Carol Hillman

Big image
Big image

Save the Date!

The Harbins Maker Faire will be held on May 8, 2015 in conjunction with our Harbins 20th Birthday celebration! We will celebrate 20 Years of Leading and Learning! We invite our parents to join their student for a "Maker" activity as part of our 20th celebration. We hope you will join your student during their assigned "Maker" time to celebrate our 20th birthday and enjoy the hands-on learning with your student. Experience firsthand with your student just one of the many engaging learning activities they get to experience at Harbins every day! Mark your calendars!


2015 Maker Faire Schedule

9:30-10:30 Grades 4 and 5

11:30-12:30 Grades 2 and 3

1:30-2:30 Grades K and 1


If you cannot make it to the Faire, please know that we will have the students Maker projects displayed on your child's field day for you to see and enjoy. We hope to see you there!

SUPER STORY SATURDAY!

Our 5th grade leaders invite Pre-K- 2nd grade students to join them at the Dacula LIbrary on Saturday, May 2 for Super Story Saturday! Our student leaders will be there to promote reading and encourage all of our young friends to join us. Our Super Story time will last from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mark your calendars and come out to enjoy an afternoon of fun with stories, puppets, and songs!
Big image

Georgia Milestones Assessments Continue on April 27

All students in grades 3-5 will take the Georgia Milestones Assessments (GMAS) during the weeks of April 20-29. You can help your student to be successful on these assessments by:



  • Ensuring that your student arrives to school on time.
  • Ensuring that your student gets plenty of rest each night.
  • Ensuring that your student has a good breakfast at home or school.
  • Encouraging your student to do his/her best on the assessment.



This assessment will begin promptly each day at 8:30am. Please plan to have your child arrive at school on time. Parents we do ask you avoid any early check-outs before 12:00pm. on the designated testing days. Please make sure your student gets plenty of sleep, eats a nutritious meal, and arrives at school on time on assessment days. Thank you for assisting Harbins in having a successful test administration.

GA Milestones EOG Test Dates for grades 3, 4 and 5:

April 20 - ELA

April 21 - ELA

April 23 - Math

April 27 - Science

April 29 - Social Studies

May 1 - Last day for make-ups.


LUNCH TIMES WILL BE DIFFERENT DURING THESE TWO WEEKS. YOUR TEACHER WILL COMMUNICATE THE CHANGE IN TIME TO YOU. PLEASE BE SURE TO VERIFY THOSE CHANGES IN TIME BEFORE COMING TO LUNCH DURING THE WEEKS OF APRIL 20-MAY 1.

Yearbook

DEADLINE FOR PRE-PAID ORDERS IS FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015. YEARBOOK SALES WILL THEN BE SUSPENDED UNTIL AFTER DISTRIBUTION ON MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015. IF THERE ARE ANY EXTRA BOOKS AFTER DISTRIBUTION, THEY WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE ONE FINAL TIME ON FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015. Only have about 90 books left.

Kindergarten Registration is Coming Soon!

We will begin Online Registration for incoming Kindergarteners on Monday, April 20th after 6:00 p.m., and our annual Kindergarten Registration Day will be on Thursday, May 7th. Look for a link in the “News” section of the Harbins website for more Registration info, or visit GCPS’ all-new Kindergarten registration page http://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/home/public/parents/content/general-info/kindergarten-registration

Big image

Box Tops

Don't forget to collect and send in your Box Tops. Turn trash to cash for Harbins ES! Collection sheets can be found on our web page for your convenience. The collection box is in the front lobby. Thank you for your support!

Fridays Are Spirit Days!

Wear your favorite Tiger spirit shirts on Friday to show your school spirit! Help your class win the School Spirit Paw!
Big image