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Feb
26

2-25-16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 2-25-16

On Tuesday we had our monthly Habit Assembly.  These assemblies are planned by our Leaders in Action group with support from our counselor, Mr. Gilmore.  A group of 4th and 5th graders planned the assembly and wrote the script to teach us about Habit 5: Seek First to Understand and then be Understood.   Our performers were Alexa Hulbert, Irie Weant, Andrew Nesnadny, Ben Sandholm, and Nick Hunter. Cadynce Peoples and Ruth Carter shared the book, In Someone’s Shoes, which taught us about empathy and the importance of recognizing the feelings of others.

On Friday we have another great assembly with author and illustrator Peter Brown.
Have a great week! ~ Nicole

Tomorrow:
• Last day for our Book Fair
• Author Peter Brown Assemblies: Gr. 3-5 8:50-9:35am, Gr. PK-2   9:50-10:35am
• Kids Night Out 6:30-9:00pm to reserve a spot please contact [email protected]

Upcoming Dates:
Feb. 26: Last day for Book Fair-open for sales 10:30am-12:45pm and 3:00-4:00pm
Author Peter Brown Assemblies: Gr. 3-5 8:50-9:35am, Gr. PK-2   9:50-10:35am
Kids Night Out 6:30-9:00pm to reserve a spot please contact [email protected]
March 3: Mt. School 5th Gr. Parent Information Night 6:00-6:45pm in the library
March 8: Science Fair Feedback Team 8:30am-12:00pm; Family and Friends Event 6:00-7:30pm
March 24-June 4th: Girls on the Run grades 3rd-5th Girls on the Run.docx

After-School Enrichment Update:
Fridays starting March 18th: NEW Ceramics class. In this program, kids will be creating interesting animals, name plates, and a unique gift with instructor, Scott MacGregor.  Watch for more information coming home in flyers and on the PTO website.  Register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ASPReg1516

For details on this class and other enrichment, go to:  http://silverbeachelementarypto.digitalpto.com/enrichment/after-school-programs-asp/  or email [email protected]
Community Events
Saturday, February 27th Free Sealant Day at 2200 Unity Street, Bellingham Sign-Up: 360-224-4698
Sealant Day is for children ages 0-18 who are not able to see a dentist every six-months to receive FREE dental care. Each child, depending on their need, will receive an oral health evaluation, free dental cleanings, free exams, free x-rays, free fluoride, free sealants.

Western Washington University Youth Programs registration is now open!  A Western tradition for more than 30 years, students in grades K-12 can sign up for a summer of fun and adventure while space is still available. For details and registration information, visit www.wwu.edu/youth, email [email protected] or call (360) 650-3308.  Assistance League Scholarships are available for summer enrichment for Whatcom County middle and high school students. Applications can be picked up in school Counseling Office or learn more here. Please feel free to contact me or [email protected] if you have any questions.

Reminders:
• The Silver Beach PTO has a new website – please check it out! February Newsletter linked here.
• Stay connected by liking us on FaceBook.
• All numbered parking spots are reserved for staff. The drop off lane is available for parking 9:00am-2:00pm.
• Box Tops: Send to school in an envelope or bag labeled with your child’s name and teacher.
• It is important that your child(ren)  is(are) at school on time, every day. Playground supervision and breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. Students are expected to arrive prior to the bell at 8:25.