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Chomping with the Sharks - October, 2021

National School Lunch Week

October 11-15 is National School Lunch Week. Although students are only in session the 13th through the 15th, we invite your child to enjoy a great school lunch prepared by our cafeteria manager, Ms. Helen and her crew! They work hard each day to provide a school lunch that is nutritious and tasty!

Bus Driver Appreciation Week

During the week of October 18 through October 22, our school will be celebrating Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Bus drivers for our school system have an extremely difficult job of transporting our students to and from school safely. With upwards of 70 students, ages 4-12 at the elementary level all riding the bus together, the noise level, student movement on the bus and then of course other drivers create difficult situations. I am sure you will join me in saying a huge "Thank you" to our drivers for the great job they do each and every day for our students!

PTO Storybook Pumpkins

The week of October 18-22, students are invited to create a pumpkin representing their favorite story! This is always a highlight during the school year at SMES. Please have your pumpkin turned in to the PTO officers outside the school starting on Monday, October 18th. The pumpkins will be labeled and placed in the main hallway of the school. At the end of the week, students will be voting for their favorite pumpkin character! Please remember, a "fake" pumpkin is best but if using a real pumpkin, DO NOT carve!!!

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is fast approaching! The week of October 25 through October 29, we will celebrate being "Drug Free" with our Red Ribbon Week activities. We will have different dress up days throughout the week along with a "Hat Day" as part of the PBIS program. Specific information concerning what dress up day happens on what day will be coming home soon.

Kiwanas Food Drive for Thanksgiving

SMES is partnering with the Kiwanis of St. Marys to collect food for the less fortunate in our community. We will have boxes for collection available to students to turn in outside the office downstairs. Food should be non-perishable in order to donate!


SMES did a great job of helping local families last year and we wish to continue this wonderful opportunity for our students to help others!

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Papa Johns and Chick-Fil-A

They are back!!! Our school Papa Johns and Chick-Fil-A nights will once again be happening for our school. Once we get exact dates, information will be coming home!