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Silver Springs Elementary School - January 27, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

This Week’s Events:

January 27th -School Spirit Wear Day!

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - Young Rembrandt's

January 28th - 5th Grade Concert - Arrive at 6:10 p.m.

January 29th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. After School Science

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - The Self-Driven Child Book Study Meeting in the Media Center

January 31st - 6:00 p.m. - #whyyoumatter Year 2 Reveal and Dad's Club Souper Bowl Challenge


Next Week’s Events:

February 3rd -School Spirit Wear Day!

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - Young Rembrandt's

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

February 6th - Credit Union Deposit Day


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

https://twitter.com/sspringselem


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal

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Silver Springs Dad's Club - Souper Bowl Challenge

Friday January 31, 2020 at 6pm at Silver Springs


Save the date for the Silver Springs Dad’s Club Soup-er Bowl being held at Silver Springs at 6pm on Friday, January 31st 2020 in conjunction with this year’s “Why You Matter” campaign.


You can compete, or just come out and enjoy a sampler of all of the entrants ($5 per sampler) and vote for your favorite soup! Prizes will be awarded for top voted soups. Proceeds will benefit the Silver Springs Dad’s Club!


This will be a fun, family friendly event, so we hope to see you there!


All Soup Chefs – There is a $10 registration fee. Please complete the attached section and return if you would like to participate. E-mail Nothing728@wowway with any questions. All participants must be registered by January 24th!

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Please join us on Friday, January 31st...

This Friday, January 31st at 6:00 we will celebrate our #WhyYouMatterYearTwo project funded by N.E.F. (Northville Education Fund)


Come for the community unveiling of our second year of the amazing #WhyYouMatter campaign. This Friday, please join us to see your child's Flag hanging in our school expressing “Their Why?"


Their “Why” might be: What drives them? What gives them purpose? What makes them happy? What would they like to see in the world? We would love for you to join us in this Silver Springs community building endeavor.


Please support our Dad’s Club too by attending their Souper Bowl Challenge which is happening at the same time (6-8). There you can enjoy fellowship with our Silver Springs Community over a bowl of soup or five as well.

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“Can” You Share the Love?

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 teacher's name on it.


Our drive will run from February 3rd through the 14th. 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!


We would also like to set a school goal of collecting 500 items. If we are able to reach that goal, the whole school will earn an extra recess. Let's synergize and make this year's food drive a success!

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January PTA Challenge – Increasing membership would GOLDEN

Yearbook…Daddy Daughter Dance…Science Fair…JES (assemblies) Multicultural Night…March Is Reading Month


Supporting students with learning tools like IXL and teachers with mini classroom grants each year. Plus, staff hospitality and much more!


This is just a portion of what the Silver Springs PTA contributes to our school. The PTA is as strong as its membership and appreciates your support each school year.


No commitment or involvement is needed to JOIN!


Mr. Kiebler, a big PTA supporter, is willing to do a BACKFLIP for every 20 new members in January.


Thank you to those who have just joined and all our 2019-2020 Members!

Team Silver Springs PTA Makes A Difference!

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The Silver Springs 5th Grade Classes present: Highway U.S.A!

We are looking forward to the music concert on Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30pm (Miller, Gerlach, Jaskiewicz). Students should be in their classrooms by 6:10pm. Students should plan to wear a plain black shirt (no writing) and blue jeans. Since we will be doing the concert for the student body during the day, students should also have their black shirt/blue jeans with them during the school day on Tuesday, January 28.


Please encourage your students to rehearse their songs on my website (mrskreiss.weebly.com). All concert songs are through the 5th grade link and can be played on any device that has access to the internet. You can even play them through the Bluetooth speakers in your car!


I look forward to seeing you on January 28!

-Kristin Kreiss, music teacher


P.S. In case of a school cancellation, our back-up date is Feb. 4

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The Self-Driven Child Book Study

Thank you to the parents that have signed up for The Self Driven Child book study. We have set a date for our official book club meeting. It will be Wednesday, January 29th from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the media center.


Please click the following link to RSVP. https://forms.gle/D5PaeEHoS2RsFKBc7


I'm looking forward to the great conversation!

See you then,

Mrs. Booth

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Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for January


This month’s Habit: Habit 3 Put First Things First

Activity: Color, Symbol, Image

Due Date: January 31, 2018


Habit #3 Put First Things First- "Work First, Then Play"


What this means: Focus on what is important, schedule the important things first. Don’t be a dreamer - stay focused!

“I spend my time on things that are most important.”

“I say no to things I know I should not do.”

“I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan.”

“I am disciplined and organized.”


How can I do this in my life?

1. Do your homework as soon as you come home from school.

2. Do something you have been putting off for a long time.

3. Think about your most important responsibilities. Do them first.


Great Books for Habit #3- Put First Things First

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Pokey and the Spelling Test by Sean Covey

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone

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