The Dolphin Digest

February 1, 2021

Upcoming Events

February 3rd- Craft-a-Card Event with Ms. Herring @ 1pm

February 5th - Hero Spirit Day (dress up like your favorite hero)

February 10th- Rock 'n Read Challenge Dance Party

February 11th- General PTA Meeting @ 5:30pm (Zoom)

February 12th- Red/Pink Day to celebrate love & friendship

February 12th- Valentine's Day Celebration @ 1:30

February 12th- Valentine's Friendship Sing-a-Long hosted by Ms. Haynes @ 2pm

February 15th- PreK-5th in-person learning resumes

February 16th- Smithfield Boosterthon Kick-Off

February 17th- CMS Early Release Day

February 24th- Smithfield Boosterthon Dance Fit Event

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January Rock 'n Read Challenge

Calling all Smithfield Dolphins! Don't forget to email your completed


January Rock ‘n Read” to your teacher by Friday, February 5th .


All students who met or exceed the goal (200-K/2, 300-3/5) they will be invited to a virtual DANCE PARTY with some Smithfield Staff next week. Who wants to see Mr. Coffey bust a move?!?

Smithfield General PTA Meeting 2/11

Please join the Smithfield PTA on Thursday, February 11th at 5:30pm for a general meeting. The meeting will also be recorded and shared for anyone unable to attend. See you there!



Topic: Smithfield General PTA Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://cms-k12-nc-us.zoom.us/j/95262416267?pwd=NDJPaUhyU2MzQkNyWWx5Z2xVUVQzUT09


Meeting ID: 952 6241 6267

Passcode: 654321


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We’re only 2 weeks away from our Smithfield Dance Fit!

Smithfield families!

We’re only 2 weeks away from our Smithfield Dance Fit! I know our school is getting excited for it to kick off!

Today, donating officially opened on funrun.com, so you can support our school in 3 steps:

1. REGISTER your student(s) on funrun.com today. It takes 30 seconds!

2. SHARE with 5 family/friends using the SHARE tools on funrun.com (Facebook, Text Message or Email). Students can earn rewards just for sharing from funrun.com.

3. GIVE a donation if you are able to give.

Every share and donation makes a difference! And, don’t forget…

· All students get to participate in the Event day, regardless of financial
participation

· Students will experience an incredible character development
program. They’ll be learning about the importance of
teamwork, care, courage, grit and celebration


Here is a quick video overview of our program.


Key dates to remember:

Donating Opens - Today!

Register on FUNRUN.COM, SHARE, & GIVE!

Fundraiser Kick Off – 2/16

Event Day 2/24
SAVE THE DATE!


Thank you for having fun with us and supporting our school this important year.

Let’s have some fun!

Show your School Spirit!

Friday, February 5th- HERO SPIRIT DAY (dress up like your favorite hero)

Friday, February 12th- RED/PINK SPIRIT DAY (wear red or pink to celebrate love & friendship)


Show off your child's spirit by posting their picture on the Smithfield Facebook page.

COVID-19 Positive Case Reporting

If your child or a family member living in the home tests positive for COVID-19, please email Jill Trotter (jillianm.trotter@cms.k12.nc.us) and Joanna Harris (joanna.harris@mecklenburgcountync.gov). We must document this information with the district. Thank you for your help!

Smithfield Morning Announcements

Check out today's "Stronger Together" Smithfield Morning Announcements hosted by fifth grader, Sophie! We have a busy and fun week ahead!
February 1st 2021 Announcements

Smithfield Parent Book Club

During virtual learning, have you found yourself asking- “Am I helping my child too much?” or “Am I not helping my child enough?” Join with Smithfield parents and the school psychologist to study the book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. If you are interested or have questions, contact Kay Carreira at kays.carreira@cms.k12.nc.us.

Information for Families with Rising Kindergarteners

You may register your children for the 2021-2022 kindergarten classes this month. The forms may be found on the CMS website: https://www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/StudentPlacement/Pages/EnrollingYourStudent.aspx .

You may email Ms. Henderson if you have any questions and to submit your registration forms at marleneh.henderson@cms.k12.nc.us.

Your early registration will help us to determine the number of kindergarten classes we'll need for the new school year. Thank you.
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Requests to transfer between Plan B and Full Remote Academy

If you would like your child to transfer out of Plan B (in-person) and into Full Remote Academy, or vice versa, please complete the form by following the link below. We will be in touch within 48 hours of receiving the form in regards to the approval. Thank you!

https://forms.gle/MoxVqNyGAgE6G6vf7

Previous Dolphin Digests

Please see the previous week's Dolphin Digest newsletters below:

January 25th

January 11th

December 21st

December 7th

November 23rd

Stay Connected!

  • Each child will have an Agenda that will go between home and school every day.

  • Weekly ConnectEd email newsletters

  • Facebook (Smithfield):

www.facebook.com/smithfieldelem

  • Facebook (Smithfield PTA):

www.facebook.com/SmithfieldElementaryPTA