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Silver Springs Elementary School - February 25, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

Let's make it a great week!

This Week’s Events:

February 25th - School Spirit Wear Day! Wear your SS T-shirt or wear blue!

3:45 - 5:25 Young Rembrandt's

February 26th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

February 27th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

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

February 28th - K, 1, 2, 4 Hearing Screening

March 1st - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. FUN FAIR

Next Week's Events:

March 4th - School Spirit Wear Day! Wear your SS T-shirt or wear blue!

3:45 - 5:25 Young Rembrandt's

March 6th - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - After-School Science

March 7th - Lighthouse School Recertification Visit - Wear your Leadership Day T-Shirt

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


Have a great week!

Katie Booth, Principal


Milk & Cookies Event

All students are invited to hear a few of our Silver Springs staff read their favorite books and enjoy some Milk and Cookies on Wednesday, March 13th from 6:00-7:00pm. Paper RSVP forms will not be sent home this year, the sign up will be digital instead. Simply click the button below to access the Milk and Cookies Google Form to RSVP for this fun event! Please RSVP by Friday, March 8th to attend the event.

Hope to see you there!

Get "Hooked" on a Good Book!

March is Reading Month is just around the corner!! Our MiRM theme is Get "Hooked" on a Good Book! We hope that during March students get so "hooked" on books that they can't stop reading! Student reading logs will go home with students on Monday, February 25th. Students will start tracking their reading minutes on Friday, March 1st. This year, all important information about March is Reading Month is included in a Smore newsletter (click the button below to access the MiRM Smore newsletter). March is going to be filled with READING FUN!
March is Reading Month Smore Newsletter

Check out the March is Reading Month Smore newsletter for everything you need to know about this exciting month!


March PTA General Meeting - 3/12/19 at 9:30 a.m.

March PTA General Meeting


9:15 am in the Rondelle

Please join us for our next PTA General Meeting on Tuesday, March 12th. It is a great way to stay informed and learn about upcoming events at Silver Springs. You also might hear something that sparks an interest to want to help out or get involved. We hope to see you there!

We are hoping to fill our Chair positions for next year so everyone can be ready and prepared. Please come and ask any questions if you have an interest to get more involved. We want to be able to continue all the wonderful events and activities that PTA provides.


Fun Fair Volunteers Needed!!!

We need your help is making the Fun Fair a Fin-tastic event for our students. Please consider volunteering your time or donating cupcakes to make it a memorable night!

If you are a coach, scout leader, or familiar face to our students, please consider taking a sweet 15 minute shift for Pie in the Face! We provide safety goggles, show caps, and a lot of laughs!!!

Please click the following link to sign-up:


Thank you!

Kristin Gifford



The February Box Tops collection drive results are in!

We did a great job synergizing to earn additonal money for our school by turning in box tops! Every little top helps! We collected...1255 tops! This is fantastic considering we had so many snow days and winter break! This year we earned just over $642 for our school. We are still counting until the end of the month, so if you find any additonal box tops at home, please bring them in! Thank you Silver Springs families!

We had 50 participants turn in Box Tops! Thank you! Every name was entered into a drawing for a Target or Barnes & Noble gift card. The winner of the Target gift card in Lower Elementary is Evelyn in Mrs. Sepich's class! The winner of the Barnes & Noble gift card in Upper Elementary is Christina in Mrs. Starosciak's class! Congratulations Evelyn and Christina! Enjoy shopping!

The classes with the most Box Tops are Mrs. Sepich (Lower El) with 252 box tops and Mr. Kiebler (Upper El) with 158 box tops! Enjoy your hat day!

Please remember you can turn in Box Tops at any time during the year! We can do it Silver Springs! You can drop them off in the wooden stand near the front door of our school. Thanks for synergizing to do great things for our school!


Girls on the Run - Spring Season!!!

As the weather is (hopefully) warming up, it is time to register for the Spring session of Girls on the Run!

Practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm.

Practices begin Monday March 11th

The celebration 5K on Sunday May 19th at Lake St. Clair Metropark

About Girls on the Run:


Below is the link to register your daughter:


Parents: We would love to have you join us! If you can commit to attending practices and encourage the runners, join us!! We need one committed adult for every 8 runners. You do not need to be a runner to inspire our girls.

Questions: Contact Kristin Gifford, meagherk13@gmail.com


NPAAS Tutoring

Northville Parents of African American Students (NPAAS) is a parent organization that offers family programming and tutoring in Reading and Math for all students Pre-K to 8th grades at the Northville Public Library. To contact NPAAS call 734-956-0329 or email npaasnetwork@gmail.com. Tutoring schedule and brochure attached.


Northville Families: Do you have a son or daughter interested in Spring baseball/softball?

Registration is now open for the Northville Baseball Softball Association spring league!


or check them out on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/NBSAOnline/.


NHS Baseball Camp

The Northville Mustang Baseball Camps will provide baseball players (boys and girls) 7-14 years

of age the opportunity to develop and enhance their baseball fundamentals and learn to play the Mustang Way!

Please see the attached brochure for registration information.


Northville Student Congress Presents: Charity Cook Off!

Attentions families and students! Northville Student Congress is hosting a Charity Cook Off on March 3rd from 4-6 PM in the Northville High School cafeteria. This will be a healthy competition against parents, students, and teachers for the best dish! All are welcome to either bring a dish in or simply come and eat! Utensils as well as a sterno will be provided if a dish needs to be kept warm. If participating, please bring your dish ready along with a serving utensil and ingredient card. Tickets will be sold at the door and or contact Mr. Cronin if you would like to pre-order your ticket. Sign-up to cook at: https://goo.gl/forms/3td4iYCwnqrxVXO63


Silver Springs Science Fair 2019

Get ready and sign up for the Science Fair 2019. We are looking forward to all your amazing science experiments. Get creative!!!!!!

The 2019 timeline is:

March-05: Registration deadline

April-17: Turn-in all display boards and start of classroom presentations

April-25: Award assembly

All projects must be turned-in by April-17. Every project will be presented by the students in their classrooms. After all classroom presentations are done, we will collect all projects.boards and logbooks.

All materials will be displayed in the school during the conferences April-24 to April-26.

The Award Assembly will be held during school hours in the morning of April-25. Parents are welcome.

The Silver Springs Science Fair is made possible by the PTA. Thank you to all PTA members and PTA sponsors.


The Silver Springs Eagle has landed...

New this year, to celebrate the diversity at Silver Springs, we will have Multi-Cultural Leaders from around the world share about different cultures that are represented by students here at Silver Springs. February is African-American History Month.

Check out the video below by our Multi-Cultural Leaders. They are here to help us celebrate African-American History Month.

*If you are interested in becoming a Multi-Cultural Leader, check out the application station!*


Supporting the The 7 Habits at home!

7-Habits Take Home Activity for January

This month’s Habit: Habit 4 Think Win-Wing

Activity: Win-Win Organizer

Due Date: February 28, 2019

Habit #4 - Think Win-Win- Everyone can Win!

What this means: Think about others as well as yourself. Long-term relationships require mutual respect and mutual benefit.

“I make deposits into others’ Emotional Bank Accounts.”

“When conflict arises, I look for third alternatives.”

“I balance courage for getting what I want, with

consideration for what others want.”

How can I do this in my life?

1. Live by the Golden Rule- Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.

Great Books for Habit #4- Think Win Win

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni

Let’s Be Enemies by Janice May Udry

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff