News From the Nest

Evansdale Weekly Newsletter - April 27th Edition

A Message from the Assistant Principal

Letters of Intent are going home in the couriers today. Please complete and return them to your student's homeroom teacher on Monday, April 30th. This important feedback is needed in order to plan for the 2018-19 school year. Thank you.


Sincerely,

Robert Clayton

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A Two Wing Salute for Madame Datta!

Congratulations to Evansdale's First Grade French Immersion teacher, Pascale Datta! She has been named Teacher of the Year by the American Association of Teachers of French.
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It's Time for Eagles to Step Up!

Parents of Rising Kindergarten - Rising 6th Graders,

You are invited and encouraged to attend Evansdale's Annual Step Up Night, May 3rd, 6 p.m. This event will give you a sneak peek into your student's 2018-19 school year. You will get to meet the grade level teachers, see the classrooms, get supply lists, and much more! We hope to see you all next Thursday evening.


A Member of Atlanta United soccer team visited Evansdale This Week

Evansdale's 2nd and 3rd graders had an awesome assembly this week. Lagos Kunga from Atlanta United spoke with them about working hard in school to meet their goals. he also took a few minutes to share some of his best soccer moves.
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7 Days until the Olympic Games Begin!

Olympic Day is on May 4th! The opening Ceremonies will begin in the carpool circle at 8:15 a.m. Pre-K - 2nd grade will be on the lower field from 9-10:30. During the same time period 3rd -5th will be on the Blacktop and front lawn. The afternoon session will go from 12:30-2 p.m. . PreK - 2nd grade will be then be on the blacktop and front lawn and 3rd-5th will be on the lower field. We need volunteers to help this day run smoothly. The link to the Sign up is:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D4EAEAF2E5-olympic2


A few more reminders:


Refreshments: Students are encouraged to bring water bottles for Olympic Day. The PTA will provide popsicles for students at the end of the day. There will be a concession stand (benefiting the 5th grade), so please send money with your child in a labeled bag if you want him/her to purchase any concession items.


Lunch: The school menu calls for sack lunches. If you plan to eat lunch with your child, please notify your teacher before Olympic Day.


Dress: Students are to wear their Olympic Day T-shirt, sport shoes, and shorts/sweatpants. If you did not buy an Olympic Day T-shirt, please ask your child's teacher what color the class represents and send your child in a t-shirt of a matching color. Also, please apply sunscreen to your child that morning.


If you have any questions feel free to call or email me. Thank you!

Sylvia Flower, sylviaflower@yahoo.com , 404-695-2804

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There's Still Time to Share Your Career With Our Eagles

Career Day is approaching (May 11th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.) and we need your help to make this day a success. Whether you are a nurse, mechanic, astronaut, or business owner- we need you! We are looking for a variety of people interested in providing our students with firsthand knowledge of potential career paths. If you are interested in participating in Career Day, please click the sign-up link below.

www.bit.ly/evansdalecareerday

If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Alexander at (678) 874-2702 or by email at shanell_alexander@dekalbschoolsga.org


5th Grade Parents - Pool Party Permission Slips are going home in couriers today. they must be returned by May 7th. No students will be allowed to attend the party without a signed permission slip. thank you!

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05/02 Pre-K Registration, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

05/02 Patrol Tapping, 1 p.m.

05/03 Step Up Night for Rising Kindergarten-Rising 5th Grade Parents

05/04 Olympic Day

05/07 Silver AR Award Day

05/09 Bike to School Day

05/09 Kindergarten Registration, 8 - 11 a.m. (for New Students Only)

05/10-05/11 AR Prize Days

05/10 PTA No Talent Talent Show

05/11 Career Day

05/18 Kindergarten Celebration, 12 p.m.

05/18 Pre-K Celebration, 8:30 a.m.

05/21 100% AR Prize Day

05/22 2nd Semester Honors Day

05/22 5th Grade Promotion Celebration, 5 p.m., at Lakeside HS (5th Grade is dismissed at 11 a.m.)

05/23 Class Parties, 1:00 p.m.

05/24 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL !!!