Suwanee Express

Week of September 9th

Suwanee Families,


It was so much fun welcoming our Suwanee grandparents and guests last week. Our grandparents and students were beaming. This is one of my favorite events. I want to give a big shout of thanks to our amazing cafe, custodian, and support staff for all their hard work in making this event special. It truly takes a team, and the Suwanee team is the absolute best.


It's time.....that's right Jaguar Jamboree time. Join us Friday evening (starts at 5:30) for a Suwanee community event. Pre-order your meal tickets to ensure dinner is all set. See details from PTA below. Also, Suwanee Serves continues, so bring a donation for the North Gwinnett Food Co-Op for your child's chance at the Dunk Tank. Have a great week!


Your Proud Principal,

Mary Taylor

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Pre-Order Wristbands and Meal Tickets extended to Monday @ Midnight!

Hi Suwanee Families,


The 2019 Jaguar Jamboree Fall Festival is a week away! Please join us for an evening of community fun and games! We are extending the early bird deadline for the purchase of wristbands and meal tickets to Monday, September 9 at midnight. Order by Monday and receive wristbands at the discounted price of $3 (max of $9 per family) or pay $5 at the door (max of $15 per family). Attendance is free for the event, but a wristband is required to play games and enter the inflatable jump houses. More information on available meals is in the flyer and online form below. While we will have extra available at the event, pre-ordering dinner is the only way to guarantee meals.


  • Dunk tank featuring SES Staff including Mrs. Taylor (bring an item to donate for the NG Co-Op to receive tickets)
  • Cake Walk
  • Student designed games and maze
  • Inflatable Jump Houses
  • Face painting, music, and more!

Register online: https://form.jotform.com/SuwaneeElementaryPTA/jamboree

Paper Form: https://app.memberhub.com/libraryfile_download?r=6545;u=9h9brh5tx6


Want to help out? We need many volunteers to make this event happen, we can’t do it without your help! All volunteers will be entered to win a reserved parking spot in the front of the school until winter break! (One entry per time slot worked). Please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A4DA4A72DA1FB6-2019


Our Jamboree Cake Walk is the talk of the Festival! To make it a success, we need a lot of donations! We will take any dessert items--homemade or store bought, but please make sure that you send it in a disposable container. Drop off is in the Community Room at Suwanee Elementary on Thursday September 12th from 2pm - 5pm and Friday September 13th from 7:15am-3:00pm.


Please sign up to donate an item: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A4DA4A72DA1FB6-jaguar1


If you have any questions concerning the Jaguar Jamboree, please contact the Event Chair Lisa Taylor at lisa.jones.taylor@outlook.com


We hope to see you there!

Thank you so much,

Your Suwanee Elementary PTA

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Join us Friday for breakfast with your child. All Pro Dad kicks off this Friday!

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Grandparents Day Celebration!

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Big shout of thanks to our amazing cafe, custodian, and support staff ! They worked so hard to make this an amazing event for families! TEAM SUWANEE SHINES! :)

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News from Mrs. Duncan (Media Specialist)

This book fair was a HUGE success. We were able to increase our total sales by almost $2000 from the same fair last year. Our total sales after taxes are taken out was $14,589.53. Our media program benefits greatly from this fund-raiser. 25% of the total in sales will be given to our school to support our author visit (in conjunction with funds from our PTA), funds are also used to provide reading incentives throughout the school year and to purchase books for our media center. A special thanks to the many grandparents that visited for lunch and brought their grandchildren shopping.


Thank you so much to all of the wonderful parents that helped make our book fair such a success. We could not do this without our parent volunteers!!

We had a great team of volunteers that made setting up and packing up a fun experience. It was our pleasure to see so many familiar faces returning to help and also to meet new faces that were willing to jump right in and sign up to volunteer at our first book fair for the year.


We hope that our students are busy reading their new books and filling out their "Links to Success"!


Mrs. Duncan

Media Specialist

Business Partner Highlight - Freezing Moo! Stop by Saturday and mention Suwanee. :)

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I am so thankful for Suwanee! Have a wonderful week, Suwanee Families! :)

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