PTO Blast – Week of Feb. 5th

Internet Safety Talk – THANK YOU!

A big Thank You to Jeremy Pierczynski for coming to speak to Thornapple parents about internet safety. Jeremy gave a very thorough iGuardian presentation on January 31st. Thank you to all the parents who attended. We know many others wanted to and weren’t able to. We will look into having him come again early next year.


News from Cultural Arts! Guy Lewis’s Worlds of Music

Tuesday, Feb 6th!

Guy Lewis’s Worlds of Music performing Black History in American Music Authentic African instruments (over 25 of them) will be in the hands of your students, and the entire group will be dancing and singing in traditional African style to start the show. Then we’ll travel through American History right up to the present day and experience how important and pervasive Black history is in American music. Well-Researched, Time-Tested, Eye-Opening, All-Out-Inspiring Educational Content Carefully Wrapped in Musically Interactive Fun! Kids will not realize how much they’ve learned… but teachers will.


Spirit Day – Mustache Day

Friday, Feb. 9th!

Draw it, paint it, tape it on or bring a prop…but come with a silly mustache for our very silly Spirit Day!


Conference Dinner Sign Up

We still have some slots open for the conference dinners next week!

Let’s support our teachers during their long conference days with some homemade dinners!  They so appreciated the meals you provided in the Fall.  Please check out the sign up for items to donate

http://signup.com/go/kPCUCJK


Valentine’s Day Parties & Childcare

Valentine’s Class Parties are Wednesday, February 14.

K and 1st grade parties are 9:00 – 10:00 am and 2nd, 3rd, 4th grade parties are 2:15 – 3:15 pm.

Childcare provided during class parties from 8:4510:00 am and 2:003:15 pm.  Cost is $5/family per party.  Please sign in your children and pay for childcare at the entrance table.


Art Show – Volunteer Sign Up

The Art Show is coming up soon! We are in need of volunteers to help interview the students about their work!

http://signup.com/go/ERjKRgX


Box Tops!

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Calling all Box Tops!  Please continue to clip and save your Box Tops. Each one is worth 10 cents.  Turn them in to the collection bin in the Media Center.  Thank you!


Upcoming Events

  • Cultural Arts – Guy Lewis’s Worlds of Music performing Black History in American Music – February 6, 2018
    • 3 & 4th grade @ 1:10pm
    • K-2nd grade @ 2:45pm
  • ConferencesFebruary 8, 2018
  • Spirit Day – Mustache DayFebruary 9, 2018
    • Draw it, paint it, tape it on or bring a prop…but come with a silly mustache for our very silly Spirit Day!
  • Valentine’s Day Parties – February 14, 2018
    • K and 1st at 9:00am
    • 2-4th at 2:15pm
    • Childcare provided for siblings
  • ConferencesFebruary 12 and 13, 2018

 

 

 

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