PTA Carnival

Submitted by doug.lai on Thu, 09/02/2010 - 13:51

Spring Lake is hosting its first PTA Carnival on Friday September 17th from 5 – 8 PM. There will be a bounce castle,  balloon animals, face painting, fish pond, ring toss, soda pop walk, come and get your teacher wet in the fun flush.  Every player is a winner! (a prize for every play) 

There will be hot nachos, cotton candy, popcorn.  We will be pre-selling punch cards with enough punches for each of the 10 activities for $5.00 ($6.00 the night of) and Meals (hot dog, can of soda, bag of chips) for $2.50 same price pre-purchase or day of. All food items will be $1.00 pre-sale or day of except nachos which are $2.00. 

 Pre-sale will be Wed Sept 15th and Thurs Sept 16, 30 min before and after school.  We are still in need of volunteers to help with shifts in some of the food booths.  We will have a sign up sheet at back to school night. Please contact Wendy Smith if you are interested in helping. wendy [dot] smith [at] gmail [dot] com or 465-1740

 

Keyboarding

Submitted by doug.lai on Wed, 09/01/2010 - 17:09

3rd Grade students have begun Keyboard Chatter. A program designed to teach keyboarding to our younger students.

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Our 5th and 6th grade students have also started a district training for keyboarding to prepare them for Junior High as well as the 5th grade writing assessment in February.

Gold Medal School

Submitted by doug.lai on Wed, 09/01/2010 - 17:00

Spring Lake Elementary is on its third year of Gold Medal Schools. Students walk a mile each week. It has been a great program that has allowed us to get extra money for P.E. equipment.

A Slice of Summer

Submitted by doug.lai on Wed, 09/01/2010 - 16:59

On Friday, August 27th, third grade student’s celebrated with a slice of summer. They wrote about their summer activities and then enjoyed slices of watermelon outside on the playground.  We had lots of sticky faces.