Symmes Elementary School

Symmesational News!

Friday, April 20, 2018

Important Dates for your Calendar

Apr. 24 - 4th Grade Field Trip - Freedom Center

Apr. 24 - WEE DELIVER Assembly - 2:30

Apr. 25 - STEAM DAY
Apr. 28 - Nature Trail Volunteer Day (changed from May 5th) 10:00 - 2:00
May 2 - 2nd Grade Field Trip (2 classes) - Cincinnati Nature Center
May 3 - 2nd Grade Field Trip (2 classes) - Cincinnati Nature Center
May 4 - NO SCHOOL for current Kindergarten - Incoming Kindergarten Orientation

Student Information Sheet

K - 3rd grade parents,


Parents, If you would like to share information about your child for the upcoming 2018/19 school year, please go to the link below. This form is completely optional.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hYg8P_GfiqC7OxqCUeeOpNNzPFu24c1OvMhYsgFEoPM/edit?ts=5ace6ed4


Thank you!

STEAM DAY coming next week!

Symmes Elementary cordially invites you to S.T.E.A.M. Day! on Wednesday, April 25th


S.T.E.A.M. activities encourage learners to become problem solvers, innovators, inventors and critical thinkers. Throughout this year, your child has participated in several S.T.E.A.M. related activities. We would like to invite parents to find out what students are learning and experience a S.T.E.A.M. activity with your child!


10:00am – 10-50am: Kindergarten and AM Kindergarten
11:00am – 11:50pm: 2nd Grade
12:30pm - 1:20pm: 3rd Grade
1:30pm -2:20pm: 1st Grade
2:30pm – 3:20pm: 4th Grade and PM Kindergarten


Please use the following link to sign-up to attend your child’s STEAM Day:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zWLDrvPYTui2iLjhqiQAQexbl3XRC_MfMYlhf6_Y5dQ/edit?usp=sharing



*Due to limited space, please limit one adult per child. - Thank you!

Symmes Players presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR.

IT'S TICKET TIME!

The Symmes Players Production of Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. is just 3 short weeks away! The performances will be at Sycamore High School's Little Theater this year and tickets are expected to move quickly. Ticket order forms were sent home with students today. Be on the lookout for the flyer in their communication folder. Performances are Friday, May 11th at 7 pm, Saturday, May 12th at 7 pm, and Sunday, May 13th at 2 pm. Tickets are $7/seat. Children under 3 are free if seated in a parent's lap. You can also order tickets onlinehttp://www.sycamoreschools.org/Page/2971 For questions, please contact either: Jackie Ogden jakey_07@yahoo.com (513)288-3636 or Marion Messerle mtmesserle@gmail.com(513)368-8674.

Dream Dinners Parent Party Great Gathering

Have fun and assemble three wholesome meals to take home and enjoy with your family!

For $34.99, socialize, prepare 3 meals at Dream Dinners in Blue Ash and leave your own kitchen spotless!

Thursday, April 26 from 7:30-9:00 pm

Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/GGdreamdinnerssignupgenius

Paint & Sip Great Gathering

Join us for a “Moms’ Night In” at the Martin home! Snack, sip and paint; leave with your own, self-crafted wood sign. Maybe give as a Mother’s Day gift, or hang in your own home!

Kelli Toebbe is an accomplished craft artist and will guide you through the completion of your own personalized sign.

May 5 at 7:30 pm - sign up by April 20!

See all the options and sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/springpaintandsip2018GG

WEE DELIVER

Wee Deliver is coming!! For those new to Symmes, we will be running a school wide postal system, with Mrs. Wuebbolt's class as the Main Post Office! All students will be given an address and will be able to write letters to all their friends and siblings throughout the month of May. The student's address will coordinate with their homeroom number. For example, a student in Room 1 will have this address:

1 Symmes Lane, Loveland, OH 45140 and so on according to their homeroom. We will have mailboxes in the hallways for the children to place their mail. This is a wonderful time to teach students about how our mail system works. Each classroom will have postal workers and will be able to purchase stamps for ONE PENNEY! The money collected from the stamps will be donated to a charity. The stamp design winner will be announced soon. We encourage parents, grandparents and extended family to write to the children. Stamps can be purchased through our front office. Our opening assembly will be on Tuesday, April 24th at 2:30. Parents are welcome to attend.

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Sycamore Community STEAM Showcase

You are invited to Sycamore Community Schools first-ever K-12 STEAM Showcase on Saturday, May 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at E.H. Greene Intermediate.


The purpose of the event is to spotlight district-wide STEAM learning and local businesses and organizations that utilize STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) in their work. The showcase will consist of live demonstrations, presentations, competitions, giveaways, and hands-on activities for all ages.


Some of the local organizations who will be participating include UC Blue Ash, Kroger Technology, Apple, Gorilla Maker, and the city of Blue Ash and Montgomery.


We are also excited to show off some of the work that is happening in our classrooms, including live demos of the AVES electric car, Blue Ash GeoCity, Montgomery PBL Carnival, and FIRST LEGO League. There will be opportunities for families to work with robotics, Makedo, and virtual reality. Come make a Mother’s Day present on our 3D printers!


Local food trucks will be serving food and refreshments from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


We anticipate a large turnout for this indoor/outdoor event. A free shuttle service from Maple Dale Elementary to E.H. Greene will run between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.


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