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PTA September Newsletter

PTA September Newsletter

Spanish PTA September Newsletter

Reflections Arts Competition

Do you enjoy art, music and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films and taking photos? Then join us and have fun unleashing your inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Look Within” calls for your own unique interpretation through the arts. Learn more about the Reflections Arts Competition and pick up submission guidelines at our upcoming informational meeting on Thursday, September 19th at 5 pm in the staff lounge at Enders-Salk. A parent or guardian must accompany the student to the meeting.
Questions? Contact Eileen Morris at eileenmorris@nullsbcglobal.net

Picture Day on Tuesday, September 17th

Order forms will be going home in backpacks soon. You can order in one of two ways:

1. You can do it online! You can order and pay online any time before Picture Day and up to two days after Picture Day and still receive your child’s order on time. Go to mylifetouch.com and use picture day ID EVTFXH6XM.

2. Return the order form with payment with your child. If you choose this option, your child must have the payment envelope at the time they have their picture taken or there may be a delay in your child’s picture order.

If you have any questions please call Lifetouch customer service at 800-736-4753, or you can contact the Picture Day committee chair Eileen Morris at eileenmorris@nullsbcglobal.net. Volunteers will be needed to help bring classes to and from the gym throughout the school day on September 17th. If you can help please contact Eileen Morris at eileenmorris@nullsbcglobal.net.

Device Parent Presentation

It is important for you to read the following presentation since each Kindergarten-2nd grade student will have an iPad and grades 3-6 will have a Chromebook this year.

Elementary Instructional Device Parent Presentation

Elementary Instructional Device Parent Presentation – SPANISH

Spirit Wear

We are happy to announce that the Spirit Wear Web Store is now open and ready to accept orders.

The end of sales date is September 13th and all orders will be delivered to the school about 3 weeks after sales end date.

https://www.selectspiritwear.com/shop4/pc/viewcategories.asp?idcategory=1167

 

Welcome Back Eagles!

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. We hope that you are still enjoying the last few weeks of summer. It is hard to believe, but it is time to start getting ready to come back to school soon. Below you will find some information that will be helpful heading into the school year.


Teacher Assignments

Teacher assignments will be mailed home next week. Teacher assignments will not be given out at Information Day.  Please make sure you have registered your children and have all the correct paper work on file.


Information Day

Our school will have extended hours on Wednesday, August 7. In addition to our regular school hours, the office will be open 6:00 – 8:00 PM.


Back to School Night
We look forward to seeing you at Back to School Night on Thursday, August 15. Below is the schedule for the event:

  • 4:30 – 5:00        Digital Learning Presentation in the gym
  • 5:00 – 5:25         First classroom presentation
  • 5:35 – 6:00        Second presentation
  • 6:00 – 6:30        PTA information


Digital Learning Presentation

Each of your students will be receiving a digital device this year. Kindergarten – 2nd grade will receive an iPad and students in 3rd  – 6th will receive a Chromebook. There will be important information pertaining to these devices shared during the presentation on 8/15. If you have an incoming student in grades K – 5 or a student new to D54 in 6th grade, you are strongly encouraged to attend.


First Day of School

We look forward to welcoming all students in Grades 1-6 on Monday, August 19.  Kindergarten students will begin on Monday, August 26.

  • Doors to the school open at 8:20 AM.  The first bell rings at 8:35 AM and school begins at 8:40 AM
  • School dismisses at 3:00 PM daily, except Wednesdays when students are dismissed at 2:30 PM for staff development. We dismiss on all half days at 11:40 AM
  • Please keep in mind that the parking lot closes between 2:50 -3:10 PM Monday through Friday (Wednesdays 2:20-2:40 PM)

It is important for teachers to know how your child will be dismissed at the end of the day. Please confirm dismissal procedures with the classroom teacher at Back to School Night. In addition, if your child’s transportation changes during the school year, be sure to contact the office before the end of the school day.


Lunch

Lunch is every day, 11:45 – 12:30. Be sure to send your child to school with a lunch.  It helps the office greatly when student come to school with their lunch already packed.  Please try to avoid dropping off lunches.


School Supply List

https://enders-salk.sd54.org/2019/06/01/supply-lists-for-2019-2020/

Back to School Information

Back to School Night will be on August 15th from 5:00-6:30 pm.

8/15- Full Institute Day- NO SCHOOL

8/16- Full Institute Day- NO SCHOOL

8/19- First Day of Classes for students 1st-6th Grade

8/26- First Full day for Kindergarten

Supply Lists for 2019-2020

Click here for a printable English Supply List for 2019-2020

Click here for a printable Spanish Supply List for 2019-2020

Join PTA MemberHub

Enders-Salk PTA is piloting a new web-based communications tool called MemberHub.  This new system will enable us to increase communication and provide the best resources and tools for our families and volunteers.  We will still have blurbs of information posted on the school website but are going to start using MemberHub to post our full newsletter.  If things go well we hope to use it for more things in the future such as calendar organization with automated event reminders, volunteer sign ups, and receiving online payments for membership dues and other items.

 Follow the link below to the site joins page.  The sign in key is:  1ei5lz
Once signed in your landing page will be your dashboard. You can join hubs (e.g. the Newsletter Hub) using the tabs to the left and top of the screen.

Start by joining the Enders-Salk MemberHub