We reached our fundraising goal! Congratulations Sylvan Park school and community! THANK YOU! All students enjoyed celebrating the end of the campaign at the Fun Run. Fun Run recap and details will be shared in a school-wide email coming soon!
Sylvan Park Spirit Wear is 30% starting today. Visit the store and enter coupon code SPE30 to receive the discount at checkout.
Sylvan Park Fourth Graders will be presenting The Lion King for our musical this year! Play practices start this week with our Introduction to Musical Theater on Tuesday, October 15th from 3-5pm. Any 4th grade student interested in being part of this year’s production should attend.
Teachers Courtney Hobgood, Keisha Williams and Margaret Williams participated in TPAC Disney Musicals in Schools Professional Development in September. (Amy Eberle not pictured.)
Check your child’s backpack – school picture Proof Flyers are coming home this week!
It’s October and the library is again hosting its annual Book Character Pumpkin Patch! Students and teachers are invited to display a pumpkin decorated as a beloved book character to celebrate fall. Please bring in a painted or otherwise decorated pumpkin. To avoid mold and other grossness, carved pumpkins are not accepted.
NOW is the time to turn in the Box Tops you have been clipping for Sylvan Park. Please turn in all box tops by Oct. 22 to the front office in a bag labeled with the number of box tops inside. Make sure the expiration date is after Nov. 1 in order for the school to receive credit.
Box Tops for Education going digital. A new app allows you to scan (take a picture of) your grocery receipt and give direct credit to your school. Download the Apple app or the Google Play app to ditch the scissors and get started. Products participating will have this non-snippable logo:
As an incentive to get people converted to the new scanning method, from now until November 15, all receipts scanned into the app with box tops on them enter our school into a contest toward a $20,000 school makeover.
For the first time this year, Sylvan Park is planning on holding a WHOLE SCHOOL competition with Eakin Elementary and West End Middle. The school with the MOST earnings by May 15 will win a whole school incentive.
Join fellow Sylvan Park families for a fun evening of activities and treats! Volunteer to help with setup, cleanup or keeping the party going. See additional details below.
Please join us for our next general PTO meeting Tuesday, October 22nd 6-7pm. Our Sylvan Park Paideia team will walk us through a Paideia seminar. This meeting is so helpful in understanding what makes our school so unique.Childcare and Pizza is provided. Please RSVP to Ruth Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A lot is happening in the library. Read Ms. Calverley’s newsletter below to learn about the upcoming book fair, volunteer needs and more.
To wrap up the 4th grade Science Engineering Unit, Jack O’Neil, a mechanical engineer of IC Thomasson, came to speak to Mrs. Eberle’s class. Jack shared the plans of his current project with the students. This was a great opportunity for the students to see the “real world application” of what they had learned in the classroom.
Teacher Appreciation celebrated the teachers and staff by hosting a breakfast that included bagels and pastries from Star Bagel. The group also provided coffee, juice, casseroles and quiches. It was another fun way to say thank you for everything they do.
Families from all Hillsboro cluster schools are invited to dress up and get treats at Hillsboro’s Prospective Family Open House and Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Academies, clubs, teams and other groups will hand out treats and showcase the opportunities available at Hillsboro High School.