The annual Halloween candy collection began Friday, November 1st and will run through Friday, November 8th. Collection bins are located in the front atrium and by the bus port. The donated candy will be distributed to The Ronald McDonald Peachtree Dunwoody House and Project Mail Call at Mt. Bethel UMC for the troops overseas. So donate your extra candy today!
The East Side Book Fair is coming this month! Mark your calendars for Nov 18-22 in the Media Center. Come see all the new books in stock as well as old favorites. The book fair will run during the following hours: 7:30am-6:00pm (Mon, Wed, Thurs); 7:30am-3:00pm (Tues); 7:30am-12:00pm (Fri). Also Family Night will take place on Tues, November 19th from 6-8pm. There will be games, door prizes, and teacher readers so make sure to join in the fun. Please also consider donating your time. The Book Fair is run by East Side parent volunteers. Follow this link to see what you can do to help out: http://vols.pt/vi67Bi.
Do you have books to donate? Please contribute to Ms. Sahadevan’s Re-Book Book Drive during book fair week. All books are accepted. Boxes will be located to the left as you enter the Media Center. All donations will be given to area homeless shelters for the holidays. What a great way to share your outgrown books with others!
Mark your calendars for Sat, November 9th from 5-9pm for PE Movie Night. The cost of the program is only $25. Reservation forms are being sent home today.
Finally, all 4th and 5th graders and their parents are invited to a Study Skills Seminar hosted by one of our Partners in Education, Huntington Learning Center, and the PTA. The seminar will take place on Monday, November 11th from 6:30-7:30pm in the Media Center. Topics will focus on study skills, homework and time management, and tricks for memorization. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.