Week at a Glance – Teacher/Educator Appreciation Week
Monday, February 8th – Friday, February 12th
Monday, February 8th – Chinese New Year
Tuesday, February 9th – Picture Day, Group and Individual
Wednesday, February 10th – Dinner Night – Tijuana Joe’s
Thursday, February 11th – Foundation Board Meeting, 6:00pm Media Center
Friday, February 12th – Progress Reports
Friday, February 12th – Smoothie King Smoothies, 7:20am until sold out
Teacher Appreciation Week Donations:
We need raffle prizes for Teacher Appreciation week. Do you own a business or have an unused gift card from the holidays? Please consider donating these as well as any other new items and gift cards to Teacher Appreciation week to be given to teachers in a raffle at the luncheon. Items can be dropped off at the Front Office anytime before February 11th. Let’s show the best teachers in Cobb County just how much we appreciate them!!
Student Council is having a Valentine’s Day fundraiser Tuesday, February 9th to Friday, February 12th. Students will be selling candy grams and a card for $1.00 from 7:20-7:50 inside the cafeteria. Students are able to buy a candy gram for their friends, family, and/or teachers. Student Council will then deliver those cards to the students or teachers that same morning. Thank you for supporting East Side’s Student Council.
The International Festival will be held this year at East Side Elementary on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 3-5pm. This fun family event will feature food and cultural performances from all over the world. Ticket order forms have been sent home with students. Please return form and payment in an envelope marked PTA in order to get the pre-order price per ticket of $7. If you need a ticket order form, extras are located in the school mailroom or a form can be emailed to you.
There are many ways in which you can participate to help to make it a success. Please consider signing up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4da5ab22a31-international to be a country representative, performer, help with set up or clean up. More information on the different volunteering opportunities can be found here as well.
Please contact Lakshmi and Claudia at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to receive an emailed ticket order form. Thanks for your support and help!
Help raise money for East Side Elementary by sending in your Box Top$ during the second Box Top$ contest for this school year. East Side receives 10 cents for every eligible Box Top$ coupon from General Mills products submitted. By donating your Box Top$ your student will earn prizes for the Box Top$ collection contest. All non-expired properly labeled Box Top$ contributions between now and February 12th will count towards the contest. All box top$ prizes will be awarded in March.
Please submit non-expired Box Top$ in baggies of 50 clearly labeled with student’s name, teacher, grade and number of box tops submitted. The Box Top$ submission drawer is located in the Lost and Found room (between the Tiger’s Cage closet and the library). If you have any questions, please contact ShoppingRewards@EastSideElementary.com
4th and 5th Grade Book Clubs:
Join Ms. Alexander in reading discussing some great books. Students can come to one or all based on their interests.
Capture the Flag by Kate Messner, February 23
Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson, March 29
Masterminds by Gordon Korman, April 26
Sign up is free and details are in the following link.
MUST Ministries Food Drive – last day is Tuesday, February 9th
Did you know that MUST gives out 10 barrels of food (2000 pounds) every single day to feed the hungry in Cobb and Cherokee counties? Please join our school for our annual MUST food drive. Barrels have been placed at the front doors of the school through Tuesday, February 9th. The following items are in short supply: Jelly, Canned Tuna, Boxed Dinners, Peanut Butter, Coffee, Canned Meats, Beef Stew, Pancakes, Canned/Dry Milk, Canned Pastas, Dry Beans, Dry Potatoes, Sugar, Stuffing, Spaghetti Sauce, Oatmeal, Grits, Tea, Bread/Muffin Mix, Pancake Syrup, and Cereal. Thank you for all of your generous donations!!