Category Archive: Jog A Thon

Oct
12

10/12/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 10.12.16 Dear Families, We are in the process of hiring for our first round of Student Leadership Jobs. Ask your child(ren) to share with you what jobs are available (1st-5th).  These opportunities will increase as the year progresses and all students are encouraged to fill out an application and serve on …

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Oct
05

10/5/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 10.5.16 Dear Families, Welcome to October! Here is the link to our October Newsletter. We are excited to partner with Bellingham Technical College in hosting a class titled, Raising School Age Children Fall 2016.pdf .  The content and presenter, Ann Marie Read, get rave reviews. This class is online with two in-person classroom sessions …

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Sep
28

9/28/16 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.28.16 Dear Families, Last week was an exciting week with our Student Led Open House and the Jog-A-Thon. Since this was our first fall Open House, we are very interested in parent feedback about Student-ledOpen House vs Curriculum Night (parents & teachers only).  I’d love an email from you sharing your …

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Sep
21

9/21/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.21.16 You are invited… to a Student Led Open House When: Thursday, September 22nd, 6:00-7:15 pm At Silver Beach we are working hard to create a school culture that fosters student ownership of learning. We believe that every child is a leader and a student led open house is a great …

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Sep
15

9/14/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.14.16 Thank you to our PTO Board and Activity Chairs for hosting our first Fall Social last Friday night.  It was wonderful to see so many families connecting.  Our next big event is next Friday, our ‘one-and-done’ fundraiser, the Jog-a-Thon.  Our school goal is $30,000 with funding approximately distributed by: • 64% …

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Sep
08

9/7/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.7.16 It’s hard to believe we are already 10 days into our school year! I spend the majority of my day on the playground, in the lunchroom and visiting classrooms.  We have the BEST kids ever! Mr. Gilmore and I had lunch with our new students this week (2nd-5th grade) and …

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Sep
06

8/31/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.31.16 It has been an amazing start!  Parents are always welcome to join us on the playground and in the lunchroom.  Our first PTO Food Truck Dinner and Ice Cream Social is next Friday night. Come meet your new PTO Board, learn about volunteering at Silver Beach, upcoming events, and meet …

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Aug
30

8/24/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.24.16 Welcome to a new school year!  In my 6 years here, it was by far the BEST first day!  It was so exciting to see all our 1st-5th grade kids and families.  This year we have 32 new students joining our community. We are welcoming 85 kindergartners, another record number for us!  …

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Jun
10

6/10/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 6.10.16 I can’t believe we are down to the last few days… Please, please, please keep reading with your child(ren) this summer. This is especially critical for those students who are striving to be at standard. Here are three ways to prevent “summer slide”: 1. Six books to summer success: Research shows that …

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Oct
14

10/14/15 Weekly Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 10.14.15 THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!  We surpassed our Jog-a-Thon goal of $27,000 with a current total of $32,500 (some pledges still trickling in). These generous donations support a wide range of enrichment opportunities for our kids and extra resources for our teachers & school.  A “Pie-ing” assembly will be scheduled soon!   Also.. our lost and …

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