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Dear Eagles,

We are gearing up for PT conferences next week.  A PeachJar flyer was sent out with information about signing up for a time to meet virtually with your child’s teacher on Sept. 23rd and 24th.  Kindergarten and Dual Language Immersion classes will have conferences at various times throughout the week to ensure they are able to meet with every parent. 

Online Dual Language Immersion Students

Options for Spanish support for online students is still in the works.  Sorry for the delay!  I’m hearing the state will have things up and going in another week.  

 

PTA News

Fundraiser Dinner

REMINDER: Tomorrow is our Fundraiser Night at Cafe Zupas at Quarry Bend. We hope you can stop by to help us earn up to 25% back between 5-9pm. Don’t have time to wait in line? Order pickup through cafezupas.com and enter code FUNDRAISER25 at checkout to make your order count.  If 100 families come, we can earn $200 for Silver Mesa.  Anything helps! 

Zupas Flyer 

Our ONLINE BOOK FAIR starts today!  Sept. 14-27

Visit https://www.scholastic.com/bf/silvermesa to order your books today and get them in time for our READ-A-THON!  Teachers wish lists will be added to Teacher Book Wish List in the next few days.  We will have two theme weeks during the read-a-thon:  one will be diversity/inclusion, and another mystery.  Be sure to check out books that will help your child explore new horizons!

Book Fair 

Read-a-thon

The PTA is sponsoring a Read-a-thon in conjunction with our “no-fuss” fundraiser.  It will run Oct. 5-30th, and more details will be forthcoming.  In order to help prepare for this event, don’t forget to order books from our Virtual Book Fair!

  

Book Drive

Another way we’re getting ready for our read-a-thon is by doing a book collection.  The first week of our fundraiser, we will be hosting a “book walk.”  (Think cake walk, but with books!)  For the next two weeks until September 30th, we will be collecting books in a bin right outside the front doors of the school.  Go through your at-home libraries and grab books to donate.  Make room for your new Book Fair books!  

 

Parent/Teacher Conference Meal Donations

Parents: Help us show our Love and Appreciation for our amazing teachers by signing up to help with the meals during Parent Teacher Conferences Sept. 23-24.  Because of Covid, we can only provide catered meals and would love Cash Donations to help offset those costs so please consider signing up for a donation slot as well.  Details here:   P/T Conferences Dinner Sign Up

 

Social Media Drive and Giveaway

Did you know that Silver Mesa has Instagram and Facebook pages? Follow along to stay in the loop on all things Silver Mesa.  Follow us and tag a fellow Silver Mesa friend, and enter a chance to win Silver Mesa masks for the kids in the family. We will do a drawing each FRIDAY.  Each tag gets you another chance to win!

Follow us on Instagram:  @silver_mesa_pta  

https://www.instagram.com/silver_mesa_pta/ 

Follow us on Facebook:

Silver Mesa PTA

https://m.facebook.com/SilverMesaPTAUtah/?ref=bookmarks

 

Online Learning 
We are hoping to share the Silver Mesa Monday announcements with all of you very soon! If you would like to have us include a video recording of your online student, please send the recording (up to 30 seconds, landscape mode) to melissa.hodgson1@gmail.com. Students can answer the question: “What is your most and least favorite thing about doing school online?” 

 

 

Upcoming Dates

Every Friday:  Hats on for Kids!  Wear a hat and bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Utah Food Bank.

Sept 14th-18th—Sign up for a time to meet with your child’s teacher for Parent/Teacher Conference.  Conferences will be virtual this year.

Sept. 14th-27th—Virtual Book Fair

Sept 15th—Zupas Family Dinner Night with Silver Mesa

Sept. 18th—Spirit Day:  Unibrow Day (Mustache Day doesn’t work so well with masks so our student council voted for Unibrow Day!)

Sept. 23rd and 24th—Parent/Teacher Conferences

Sept. 24th—Early Release day; 1:15 dismissal on this Thursday

Sept. 25th—Compensatory day; no school

Sept. 28th—Picture Day; Students learning at home may come for school pictures that day.  From 1:00-2:00, please come to the north doors (gym/cafeteria doors) and come through to the kiva for pictures.

Oct. 23rd—Spirit Day:  Rainbow Day!  Each grade will wear the color determined by the Student Council.  Kindergarten—yellow; 1st grade—orange;  2ndgrade—green; 3rd grade—red;  4th grade—blue;  5th grade—purple  

 

 

Here’s to another GREAT week!

 

Julie Fielding, Principal

Silver Mesa Elementary

 

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