The Bearcat Bulletin

October 2018 Newsletter

Our Mission

“Everton Elementary School, with the support of a community that values education, effectively utilizes all resources to insure a safe, harmonious atmosphere where all students learn essential skills, are challenged to reach their potential, and are motivated to become creative, lifelong learners and healthy, responsible citizens.”


Everton’s PTO will be meeting on Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:15 in the Art/Music room. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Proud of Our Students

113 of our students had perfect attendance during the month of September. We have 8 students who have completed all of the ExtraMath Program. 95 of our students have earned certificates for their progress in the Lexia reading program. I am so very proud of the accomplishments of our students!

Important Dates for October

October 1-12 Salvation Army Coat Drive

October 4 - School Picture Day

October 5 - End of the first quarter

October 9 - Professional Development/Conference day - no school for students

October 8-12 - Fire Safety and Prevention Week

October 15-19 - Red Ribbon Week

October 22-26 - Fall Break no school

Looking Ahead

November 4 - Daylight Savings Time Ends

November 6 - PTO Meeting 6:15

November 7 - Veterans Day Program 1:15

November 12-16 - American Education Week

November 14 - Grandparents Day

November 15 - Math and Science Night

November 16 - Midterm Reports for Quarter 2

November 22-23 - Thanksgiving Vacation

Popcorn Fridays

Each Friday we have popcorn available for our students. There is a lot of work and organization that goes into making this happen. Thank you to the parents who volunteer their time for the students here at Everton!

Reminders from the Office

  • Please update the school office any time your phone number changes.
  • Please contact the school office prior to 2:00 for any transportation changes

Everton Text Alerts

Parents are encouraged to sign up for text message alerts, such as school delays and cancellations, from Mr. Jennings. Parents who sign up will also receive a digital copy of the monthly edition of The Bearcat Bulletin. Those parents who signed up last year will need to sign up again. Follow these easy steps:

Text the message @evrtnalert to the number 81010