March 5, 2018
THE SANIBEL SCHOOL MONDAY REPORTER FOR 3-5-18
CITIZENS OF THE WEEK
Students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade earn Sea Horse tickets for good behavior, helpful attitude, and an eagerness to learn. Each week we select a Sea Horse ticket winner from these classes. These students get to come to the office and select a prize from our prize cabinet. The following students are this week’s citizens of the week: Jase Foster, Evan Nuckolls, Mariia Zacharievich, and Teagan Clark. Congratulations!
WASHINGTON, D. C. FIELD TRIP
Last Friday, March 2nd, final payment letters were sent home with all 8th grade students who are going on the fieldtrip. All final payments are due by Friday, March 9th. There will also be an informational meeting in April for all parents.
ELEMENTARY CHOIR REHEARSAL MONDAY, MARCH 5TH. NEXT REHEARSAL TO TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, MARCH 12TH The Elementary Choir will have rehearsal on Monday, March 5th during their normal rehearsal time from 2:15-3:05pm. in the music room. The next rehearsal will take place on Monday, March 12th from 2:15-3:05pm in the music room. Please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected] if you have any questions.
CONGRATULATIONS TO 2018 LEE COUNTY ELEMENTARY HONOR CHOIR MEMBERS!
Congratulations to Ava Camputaro, Grace McKinney, Sonia Otalvaro, and Summer Stewart for being selected to participate in the 2018 Lee County Elementary Honor Choir festival. These four students were selected by Mr. Giangreco to sing in an honor choir featuring select 5th grade students from elementary schools across The School District of Lee County. These students have been working hard for weeks to practice for this musically enriching event. They will have a chance to work and learn about making music from guest clinician LuAnne Leone through an all-day choir workshop on Thursday, March 8th. They will conclude their experience by performing in the Lee County Elementary Honor Choir concert on the evening of Thursday March 8th at South Fort Myers High School. We are proud of all four students for representing The Sanibel School well in the Lee County Elementary Honor Choir!
MANDATORY PERFORMING ARTS REHEARSAL FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH On Friday, March 9th, Performing Arts will be having a mandatory rehearsal after school in the music room and cafetorium from 2:15-5:30pm. We will be working to prepare for our upcoming production of Disney’s The Lion King Jr. All Performing Arts students are expected to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Giangreco via email at [email protected].
THREE MORE DAYS
Yearbooks are $40 for only three more days!!! You don't want to miss out on the most amazing yearbook Sanibel School has ever had. March 1st the price goes up to $45. Still a good deal but why wait??? Forms are in the front office or you can order yours at yearbookforever.com today.
LAST CALL FOR 8TH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS - DEADLINE MARCH 9TH!!
Walsworth, our new yearbook company, has graciously extended our deadline a week. We passed this onto 8th grade parents who would like to honor their son or daughter with a yearbook ad. You can order yours at yearbookforever.com or email your pictures and text along with size of ad and payment and we can put it together. Questions? Email Dr. Kielborn-Jennings at [email protected].
Parents of currently enrolled eighth graders were mailed their high school application on January 19, 2018. Those receiving applications can save time by applying online! Please read the documents sent to you carefully, and determine if you wat to apply online, mail it in, or bring it to the Lee County School District Office. Please visit www.leeschools.net for more information. If you are the parent of a preschool child that will be attending kindergarten next year, please contact Donna Marks (239-472-1617) for more information about registering your child for school next year.
DING DARLING JR. DUCK STAMP ART COMPETITION:
This week your child brought home their DUCK STAMP APPLICATION for you to fill out and sign.
They are able to work on their Duck Design at home if they wish. It MUST be returned to Mrs. Stewart by next art class, or Thursday March 8, 2018. Thank you for helping your child be creative and organized.
KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION AT THE SANIBEL SCHOOL
This year we will have an orientation for kindergartners on April 26, 2018 from 5:30 pm. to 6:30 pm. We invite you and your child to come tour our campus, have your questions answered, and meet the kindergarten teachers too. Please contact Donna Marks, The School Registrar, at (239) 472-1617 for information and an enrollment packet. We look forward to meeting your family and are excited that you have chosen our school for your child’s education.
SEADRAGON SPORTS: TRACK AND FIELD PRACTICE
We will have practice on Tuesday and Thursday, from 2:15-4:00pm this week. There are only three more practices until our Regional Meet. Athletes are to come to Mrs. Scarnato’s room right after school. Please bring running shoes and water. Our regional meet will be Thursday, March 15th. All athletes need to have an intramural consent form signed. Also, grades and behavior must meet intramural requirements.
CHECKING STUDENTS’ GRADES IN FOCUS
Parents can check their child’s grades by visiting our school website or accessing the Focus Parent Portal registration screen at http://focus.leeschools.net. We recommend that you check your child’s grades weekly.
VISIT OUR SCHOOL WEBSITE! Please visit The Sanibel School website for more information about school policies, activities, calendar of events, our faculty, homework portals, teacher websites, and so much more!
SANIBEL SHIRTS Sanibel School T-shirts are available in the front office (sizes S, M, L and XL) for $10 each. School spirit days are Fridays giving students many opportunities to wear their pride. Office hours are 7:30 am.to 3:30 pm.
.PTA NEWS Change of venue for this year’s Seahorse Festival which is tentatively scheduled for April 21st (we had to change the date because of scheduling conflict). I’m very excited about this year’s Seahorse Festival and as soon as we have been approved, I will disclose the details! (Mysteries are always so exciting!) Please consider volunteering for the Festival, we need as many helpers as we can get to make this a huge success! Please PM me if you are interested at 239-822-4044 or email [email protected]. Razoo and Amazon Smile I Razoo, do you? Want to contribute and can’t seem to make any of the Fundraisers? Through Razoo you can contribute year round in monthly donations, or a one-time only donation, whatever is more comfortable for you. Go to https://www.razoo.com/us/story/The-Sanibel-School-Pta and start today! Do you shop at Amazon? I know I do! Well now there is a way to raise money for The Sanibel School just by clicking a box at no cost to you, OUTSTANDING! Sign up at www.smile.amazon.com today and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase to our school! Remember to select Sanibel School PTA! Amazing Amazon Smile! Let’s make 2018 a very special year for the Sanibel School Students, so please, help support your school!
SANIBEL SCHOOL FUND
2017-2018 School Year THANK YOU to all of our Blue Ribbon Partners and sponsors who have donated to The Sanibel School this past year. We are looking forward to your continued support for 2017-2018 School year. Save the date for the Blue Ribbon Golf Classic and Dinner at the Sanctuary on Saturday, May 12, 2018. We are looking for silent and live auction items if you would like to help sign up local businesses to donate. Please feel to come join us as we are starting our new campaign for this year's Blue Ribbon Sponsors. If you have any questions, Please contact Christian Fautz at (917) 763-6824 or email [email protected] for more information.
BLUE RIBBON PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Charitable Foundation of the Islands
Bank of the Islands
The Sanctuary Golf Club
Sanibel Captiva Trust Company
AJ & Sunny Scribante
The Mossberg Family
The Kouril Family
Eric Pfeifer Realty
Jensen’s Twin Palms Resort & Marina
If you are interested in our sponsorship program, please contact Christian Fautz at (917) 763-6824; [email protected]