Star News

"Where Every Child Is A Star!"

January 24, 2020

https://www.gcpsk12.org/SimpsonES

Georgia Platinum Award 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2016!

2010 Georgia School of Excellence!

2012 and 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!

Welcome Dr. Connery

We are thrilled to have Dr. Connery join us next week at Simpson. She is so excited to be here and get to know everyone.

Congratulations Simpson

At the GCPS board meeting last night, Simpson was recognized for receiving the State of Ga. Platinum Level Award for Highest Performing Schools Category. We are proud of our students, staff and parents who all support the learning of our Super stars!!

Thinking about Next Year


Dear Parents,

Let's start Thinking About Next Year!


Each year, we begin planning next year's classes. Often, parents like to share specific information about their child's learning style or optimum classroom environment.


We have placed a PARENT INPUT FORM on our website now through February 5th. We extended the submission window by one week. If you have information you would like to share with us, please do so!


Just a reminder - we do not accept names for specific teachers.

Thank you!

Coming soon: Spirit Day/Night at Taqueria Del Mar

Mark your calendars! Head over to Taqueria Del Mar on Thursday, January 30 for lunch and/or dinner and mention you are supporting Simpson Elementary when ordering.

SCIENCE FAIR

Thanks to everyone for joining us at the Science Fair. We appreciate the parent volunteers and the judges. A special thanks to Logan Malm, GCPS Elementary Science Director for her participation in our science fair!! Also thanks to our sponsors who are listed below as superstars this week Congratulations goes to the following students:


Demo:

First Place: Catherine E. Sugar, Sugar

Second Place: Alexa S. School of Frogs

Third Place: Wesley P. How do instruments make sounds?


Traditional

K-2

First Place: Arden W. Light or no Light

Second Place: Davis S What things are dirtiest in the house?

Third Place: Tristen H. Fruit Volcano


3-5

First Place: Henry H Paper Airplanes and the best material

Second Place: Connor K. DNA and fingerprints

Third Place: Elizabeth M Fizzing Mentos


Stem

First Place: Lyla W Spinning Trash Collector

Second Place: David G & Akin E Run Off Run Away

Third Place: Barrett O & Benjamin M An Unbelievable Pollination

BOX TOPS

Keep collecting those Box Tops!

● Send 10 trimmed unexpired box tops per snack-size Ziploc

bag.

● Include child’s name, teacher and grade on each bag.

● Tell children to put the bags in the “Box Tops” box located in Simpson Square.

Remember to also use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase. The app will automatically find the products and instantly add Box Tops to our school’s earnings online.

Thank you for supporting our school programs.

SUPERSTAR APPRECIATION!

Our Simpson Superstars were shining bright on Thursday night!

Thank you to all the children that participated in the Science Fair.

Thank you Caroline King, Erica Marshall and our PTA parent volunteers for coordinating this amazing event!

And a Superstar Thank You to our Science Fair Business Partners: Thompson O'Brien Attorneys at Law, Peachtree Corners Eye Clinic, and Kid Chess.
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SPRING BOOK FAIR

The Spring Book Fair is Coming!


It's that time again...escape into the wilds of reading with our upcoming Spring Scholastic Book Fair!

Book Fair PREVIEW for classes will be held on Thursday, February 13th and Tuesday, February 18th.

The Book Fair will be open for PURCHASING on:

● Wednesday, February 19th

● Thursday, February 20th from 9am- 6pm

● Friday, February 21st from 9am -2pm

We will be closed from 12pm-1:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday for early dismissal and lunch.

Come and Explore the Jungle: Elephants, Tigers, and Books, OH MY!

eWallet is strongly encouraged and so easy to use! Book Fair packets will be sent home in Friday folders soon!

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