Weekly Memo April 11 – 15

Parents of Silver Lake Elementary Students,

Building Community Connections & Support Event:  The Westlake HS PTA Council is hosting a community support event on April 11th at 6:30 PM to address mental health and wellness.  It is free for the whole family.  Here is a flyer about it.  Building Community Connections & Support flyer .png

PTA Meeting:  Our next PTA Meeting is on Tuesday the 12th at 1:30 PM.

Spring Picture Day: Spring Picture Day is on Thursday the 14th for those who want to get pictures taken.  Spring pictures are a little bit different than normal school photos. They are more like an individual photoshoot with multiple poses being offered. As such, only students with an order will be photographed. Order online so we know to photograph your student. Learn more by visiting: eastmanadamsphotography.com use the QR code on this flyer:  2022_Spring_Eflyer_SilverLakeES.pdf

Yearbook:  Friday the 15th is the deadline to purchase yearbooks.  They are full color and really great keepsakes.  Here is a flyer about deadlines and ways to purchase them.   Yearbook Flyer 2021-2022.jpg

Teacher Appreciation Week:  This is from our wonderful PTA – Teacher Appreciation Week is quickly approaching (April 18-22). We have plenty of ways you can pitch in to help our teachers, staff, and administration feel appreciated. Look for an email from your child’s room parent or teacher to sign up to bring lunch for your child’s teacher. Additionally, if you’re interested in contributing to the soda bar in the teacher’s break room, see the sign-up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C49A5AE2CAAFD0-soda

Battle of the Books:  Our Battle of the Books week is the week of April 25th.

Munch & Mingle:  On Friday the 29th of April we will have our first Munch & Mingle.  This is when parents and families can come to eat lunch with their kiddos during their scheduled lunchtime.  We will not be able to accommodate adjusting students’ lunch schedules so please plan accordingly and spread out your lunch with your kids if they have different lunchtimes.  You can either do picnic-style lunch on the grass west of the gym (we will have safety staff in place for those crossing the parking lot) or you can eat in the lunchroom or on the playground. At my former schools, parents brought lunches to enjoy with their kiddos.  Students can still get school lunch if you so desire. Bring blankets to sit on and come and enjoy this fun activity.  If the weather is poor, we will move into the gym and lunchroom.

Let’s make this week AMAZING!

Joel V. Miller – Principal

Kindergarten Registration:  Kindergarten Registration is now open and will be online.  Here are the instructions on how to register your kinder kiddos for next year.   https://silverlake.alpineschools.org/registration-and-enrollment/  If you have any questions, please feel free to call our amazing secretaries in the office.

Kinder Track Request for Next Year:  The Track Request link for next year is open.  You must have already filled out and submitted your registration prior to making track request.  Here is the link for the AM/PM track requests once you have completed the registration.  https://forms.gle/RyEhxedwyYqFWPMU7

New Move Ins:  If you know of anyone who is moving into our area, please encourage them to contact us to get their kiddos registered for next year.  With the growth in our area having a good count of who is coming will help with staffing for next year.

Lunch Menu:  Here is the lunch menu to April,

Spirit Shirts:  If you want to buy a replacement school spirit shirt for your kiddos, you can go to the myschoolfees.com link below to purchase more shirts or pay in the office. They are $10.00 each.

The Birthday on Marquee:  Parents can pay to have their student’s name pop up on our outside digital marquee on their birthday.  Please give us a couple of days to get it up, especially if it is over the weekend. We try hard to check every day and we do not want to miss anyone’s birthday if payment is made within a day or two of the actual birthday.  The cost is $7.00 to be paid online.  The instructions are below in the Online Payment & Program Registration link.

Online Payment & Program Registration Instructions: myschoolfees.com

Facebook:  Follow us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/Silver-Lake-Elementary-100870361579179

PTA/School Swag:  Check out our new school swag (Sweatshirts, long sleeve tee shirts etc.) in the PTA online store: https://silverlake-pta.square.site/

PTA Instagram:  Follow our PTA on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/silverlakeelementarypta/

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-At a Glance Calendar Events-

This Week’s Events:

Monday the 11th

Building Community Relations & Support Event at 6:30 PM, WLHS

Tuesday the 12th

Ballroom from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Orchestra from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

PTA Meeting at 1:30 PM

Musical Theater from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Wednesday the 13th

Choir from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Thursday the 14th

Ballroom from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Orchestra from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Friday the 15th

Wear School Spirit Shirt

Coding from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Next Week’s Events:

Monday the 18th

Teacher Appreciation Week

Tuesday the 19th

Ballroom from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Orchestra from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Musical Theater from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Wednesday the 20th

Choir from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

SCC Meeting at 2:15 PM

Thursday the 21st

Ballroom from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Orchestra from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Friday the 22nd

Wear School Spirit Shirt

Coding from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

2nd Grade – Bean Museum

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