THE SANIBEL SCHOOL MONDAY REPORTER FOR 10-9-17

 

 

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: Kelsye Schafer, Turner Stewart, Libby Phelan, and Danylo Zacharievich. Congratulations!

 

SANIBEL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY OFFICERS

The following middle school students were elected to hold officer positions for SJHS:  President Johnny Jensen,

Vice President- Brayden Williams, Treasurer- Grant Kaminer, Secretary-Elle Frey.  Congratulations to all!

 

END OF THE FIRST QUARTER

Believe it or not, this Friday is the last day of the first quarter of school, and report cards will be sent home soon! Middle school students need to turn in all late work by Tuesday, Oct. 10th.

 

ELEMENTARY CHOIR REHEARSAL MONDAY, OCTOBER 9TH.                                                                            The Elementary Choir will have rehearsal on Monday, October 9th during their normal rehearsal time from 2:15-3:05 in the music room.  Our next rehearsal will occur on Monday, October 16th.  Please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected] if you have any questions. 

ORFF CLUB MEETS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH   

The Orff Club will meet during their usual time on Wednesday, October 11th from 2:15-3:05pm in the music room.   All members are expected to attend.  Our next meeting will occur on Wednesday, October 18th.  Please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected] if you have any question.

 

PICTURE DAY OCTOBER 11TH

Picture Day is Wednesday, October 11th.  Individual pictures for K-7th grade students, Individual and team pictures for Basketball and Cross  and staff pictures will be taken on Wednesday, October11th. If you have the flyer describing packets and prices for our original date you may use them. Please remember to Be Proactive and dress for the occasion. These photos are the ones used for the yearbook. 

Eighth grade students will NOT have their pictures taken, unless parents schedule an appointment online with Legacy for our special "tux and drape" look this year. We will be sending out more information on the next available date for scheduling as soon as possible. Questions or concerns? Please contact Dr. Kielborn at [email protected]

 

COME SUPPORT THE STEEL DRUM BAND AT THEIR FIRST PERFORMANCE AT DING DARLING THIS SUNDAY!

This Sunday (October 15), The Steel Drum Band will present their first performance at J.N. Ding Darling.  This performance is a part of Ding Darting’s “Family Fun Day.”  It will occur from 1:00pm-3:30pm.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected].  We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

JOIN THE STEEL DRUMMING BAND AND ELEMENTARY CHOIR AT THE BAILEY FEST SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22!!!

On Sunday, October 22, The Steel Drum Band and Elementary Choir will be performing at the Bailey Fest at Bailey’s General Store.  We will be performing around 3:00pm on the stage.  Please come out to the Bailey Fest and support our talented music ensembles from The Sanibel School.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected].  We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

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 have any questions, please contact Mr. Giangreco at [email protected].  We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

SANIBEL SPORTS

Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball: There will be a playoff game this Tuesday, October 10th against Six Mile Charter School.  This will be a HOME playoff basketball game at 5:30 pm.  Girls will play first.  If we win on Tuesday, we will play on Thursday, October 12th away at The Alva School at 5:30 pm.  Please make sure your athlete comes prepared with appropriate gear and a snack and water for the game.  Students are welcome to stay for study time with Mrs. Scarnato, or go home and return by 4:30 pm.

 

SANIBEL CLEAT EXCHANGE

The Children's Education Center would like to create the Sanibel Cleat Exchange. Please see attached flyer for details!

 

STORYBOOK CHARACTER PARADE ON TUESDAY, OCT. 31!

This year all of our students in grades K and First Grade are invited to participate in a Storybook Parade at The Sanibel School!. Parents are also invited to attend to enjoy watching the parade..  There will also be a read-a-thon in elementary classrooms after the parade, so students need to bring a book to read that day.  Students in grades 2-8 will be allowed to wear PJ’s and will also read in their rooms on that day as well. What a fun community event!

 

BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE HELPERS NEEDED FOR OUR WILD WEST BOOK FAIR AT THE “READING IS O.K! CORRAL”!

Parents, Grandparents, and Friends, we are celebrating reading and it's going to be a rip-snortin’ good time!  This fall our Scholastic Wild West Book Fair, is fast approaching and we need volunteer hands to help wrangle up some mighty good reads from Wednesday, October 18th  through Wednesday, October 25th in the Media Center!  Volunteer partners are needed to prepare decorations, hang posters, set up equipment, assist shoppers, restock merchandise, provide grub for the crew, and help pack-up and clean up.  We'll also host a big family night for moseying in to check out the stock on parent conference night,   Tuesday, October 24th.  We'd love to have you here for multiple shifts, so please come as often as you like and are able.  Adult volunteers can sign up to help at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090C4FACAE229-wild .  It’s full of opportunities for middle school student to work off your community service hours and have fun at the same time too!  For more book fair information contact Mrs. Payne, or check out our book fair web page and online book fair at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/sanibelschool. See you at the book fair!

 

PTA NEWS

The Welcome Back Dinner/Pool Party/Fall Festival will be held November 3rd from 5:30-7:30 at the Recreation Center.  Cost is $5 per person or $20 max per family.  Please join us for swimming, games, crafts, raffles, food and fun! (Note, it is no longer a Potluck dinner, food will be provided…but if you would like to bring a dessert, feel free to do so, it will be much appreciated!)

Please join the PTA!  The cost is $20 and the sign up forms will be available in the front office and at every event.  Our next PTA meeting will be October 18th at 2:30 in the school conference room.  Come and join a committee and share your ideas and add your special touch to our upcoming PTA events!

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!  Volunteer; help our children reach their potential!

 

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.

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.