THE SANIBEL SCHOOL MONDAY REPORTER FOR 11-6-17

 

 

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, Gretta Livermon, Dawsyn Riggio, and Natalya Sampas. Congratulations!

 

VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY AND MUSIC PROGRAM TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 AT 8:05AM                                                                                                       On Friday, November 10th at 8:05am in The Sanibel School cafetorium, The Sanibel School will present their annual Veteran’s Day assembly and music program.  This year, the Seahorse Chorale, Elementary Choir, and 4th and 5th grade classes will present an exciting music program celebrating Veteran’s Day.  You and your family are invited to attend this exciting program! If you are a veteran, please wear your uniform as we celebrate YOU! If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected].  We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

INTERIM REPORTS SENT HOME THIS WEDNESDAY

All elementary and middle school students will bring home Quarter Two Interim Reports on Wednesday, Nov. 8th. If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s progress, please contact your child’s teacher (elementary) or Mrs. Reynolds (middle school).

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES

All middle school parents are invited to school with their student for Student-Led Conferences on Thursday, Nov. 9th from 6:00- 7:00 PM. Students will first report to their Mentor Class, then will lead their parents through their daily schedule to share progress for this school year. We hope to see all of our middle school students and parents on Thursday evening for an informative time!

 

ELEMENTARY CHOIR REHEARSAL ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH.  

The Elementary Choir will have rehearsal on Monday, November 6th during their normal rehearsal time from 2:15-3:05 pm in the music room. Our next rehearsal will occur on Monday, November 13th.   Please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected] if you have any questions. 

 

ORFF CLUB MEETS ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH                                                         The Orff Club will meet during their usual time on Wednesday, November 8th from 2:15-3:05pm in the music room. Our next meeting will occur on Wednesday, November 15th .All members are expected to attend.  Please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected] if you have any questions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. DEPOSIT REMINDER

Calling all 8th graders! If you are planning on going on the Washington D.C. 8th Grade Fieldtrip, the second deposit is due this Friday, Nov. 10th. Please make all checks out to The Sanibel School.

 

PARKING REMINDER

We ask that you please do not park at Rec when transporting your children to school. Not only is it against state law to walk on the bus ramp while buses are loading/unloading, but it is causing a back-up of traffic for our buses to each day. We want all of our students and families to stay safe and please park in the parent pick-up line if you need to park.

 

FALL MUSIC SHOWCASE ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH AT 6:30PM

On Thursday, November 16th at 6:30pm in The Sanibel School cafetorium, the music department will present the Fall Music Showcase.  The Steel Drum Band, Seahorse Chorale, Elementary Choir, and Orff Club will be featured on this concert.  Tickets will be $5.00 for adults and FREE for students.  The students have been working very hard and are looking forward to presenting a fun and exciting concert!  We look forward to seeing you there!

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEAM 

The Sanibel School Math Team will meet on Monday morning in Mrs. Scarnato’s room at 7:00 am through November 13. The math team is for our 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Our first math competition will be held on November 18th at Dunbar High School.

 

CALLING ALL TURKEYS FOR THE 17TH ANNUAL MIDDLE SCHOOL TURKEY TROT

The 17th annual Middle School Turkey Trot will be on Tuesday, November 21 at 8:30 am.  Applications have been passed out. See you teachers or Mrs. Kridle for more. Free t-shirts will be given to the first 50 entries and trophies will be awarded for top male and female runners. Refreshments will be provided for all runners after the race. Please turn in entry forms to Mrs. Kridle by Wednesday, November 8th to ensure your shirt size. No entry forms will be accepted the day of the race.

 

ART SHOW AT THE BANK OF THE ISLANDS:  

The following students have masterpieces at the Bank of the Islands on 1699 Periwinkle Way. These Molas design collages are interpretations of the patterns created on traditional Indian clothing. These colorful pieces were created by: Grade 1: Dawson Riggio and Levi Priestley. Grade 3: Kylie Hackett, Liam Nuckolls and Gia Lackenby. Grade 5: Tony Underwood, Kennedy Hanni, Kate Doster and Luke Williams. Take some time to view this fabulous show, its well worth it. It will be up through the month of November.

 

NO CHESS CLUB THIS THURSDAY

Chess Club will be cancelled on Thursday, Nov. 9th.  It will resume the following week.

BLUE RIBBON PARTNERS & SPONSORS 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.  Our next meeting is Monday November 6th at 7:45 AM. at the school.  Please feel to come join us as we are starting our new campaign for this year's Blue Ribbon Sponsors.  The meeting is open to all.  If you have any questions, Please contact Christian Fautz at (917) 763-6824 or email [email protected] for more information.

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                                                                                                                                    Wonderland Gift Shoppes Coming Soon! Volunteers Needed! The holidays are near and this year the PTA will host a Holiday Shop through Wonderland Gift Shoppes! Students will have the opportunity to shop and choose gifts on their own for friends and family during school hours. Can you spare a little time? Do you enjoy helping others? Do you like bringing smiles to kid’s faces? If you answered “yes” to these questions then WE NEED YOU!                                                                                                                           WONDERLAND GIFT SHOPPE VOLUNTEER DATES: The shop will be open on November 29th (Wednesday), November 30th (Thursday), December 1st (Friday) for shopping (8:00am-2:00pm)

We will need approximately 4-8 volunteers each morning (8-11) and each afternoon (11-2) to help children shop, wrap, and calculate their purchases.  .We will also need help with the shop setup (Monday 8-2)  and breakdown (Friday 2-4)If you can volunteer please contact Holly Nuckolls at 239-336-4431 or sign up directly using this link.http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4eaead22a3f58-thewonderlandThank you for your support.