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Our big 85th celebration isn't far away. Can you help on the day of the event?
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Is your 4th or 5th grader interested in participating in Drama this year? Auditions are tomorrow after school until 5:15.
Once parts are cast, practices will be in the gym twice a month until 5:15 from September - December. January through early March practices will be every Wednesday.
The performance is Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
If you have questions, contact Mrs. Fallon at email@example.com.
Ready or not tomorrow is the BIG day. The first day of the 2017-18 school year. I know the staff are energized and excited to get started. It is going to be a busy fall but it is also going to be alot of fun!
I hope everyone has a fantastic first day and first week back! It will be nice to get back into the school routine.
As always, you have any questions or there is anything I can do to help, please let me know. :-)
Monday: First Day of School
Need any last minute school supplies? Check the school supply lists for each grade level at http://www.wcpss.net/domain/10811.
Planning Meeting for Anniversary Party on October 7
Planning for Swift Creek's 85th anniversary party is in full swing. The next planning meeting is Thursday at 7:45am in the media center. Please join us if you are interested.
Soon we will be sending a sign up sheet for volunteers on the day of the event! We need LOTS of help to make this a success.
Drama Club Auditions
Is your 4th or 5th grader interested in participating in Drama Club this year? They will be performing Go West in March. Auditions are Thursday afternoon after school. For more information, contact Mrs. Fallon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday: Meet the Teacher for Kindergartners
Kindergarten will have staggered entry this week. Join us on Friday from 2-4 to meet your new kindergarten teacher. For more information, contact Mrs. Robinson at email@example.com or Ms. Lipe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need Proctors for 3rd Grade BOG Testing: Sept 13
We need 5 volunteers to proctor 3rd grade BOG testing. You will need to attend a short training session before Sept 13.
If you can help, please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094eafae2ca64-beginningofgrade
You Can Help! Donors Choose Projects
A couple of teachers have created Donors Choose Projects for the start of the year. Throughout the year, check out the full list of projects at http://swiftcreekeswcpssnetptahtml.weebly.com/teacher-projects.html
Mark Your Calendars:
Welcome Back! SCES is "Built for a Bright Future!"
August 25, 2017
Dear Swift Creek Families,
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! I hope you all have had a wonderful summer. We enjoyed meeting and reconnecting with many of you at Meet the Teacher night this week. If you are returning to Swift Creek, thank you for allowing us the privilege to work with your children again. To those who are new to Swift Creek, our goal is to make this the best educational experience your child has ever had.
This year, there are many exciting changes to look forward to at our school, with new staff members, new technology, and new activities to enrich our students’ educational experience. Swift Creek teachers are focused on instructing every student at the appropriate level and challenging them to stretch their thinking through engaging learning. Differentiation and dynamic learning experiences are the keys to the growth and achievement of Swift Creek students.
Throughout the year, Swift Creek Elementary will be celebrating our 85th anniversary. The theme for the celebration is "Built for a Bright Future," highlighting our rich heritage and our exciting road ahead. On October 7th, we encourage the entire Swift Creek community, past and present, to join us for an amazing day of festivities and fun in the park.
I also want to invite you to become involved in school activities and with our PTA. We will kick off the WatchDOGS program next month to encourage dads to volunteer time in school. Throughout the year, Swift Creek will be hosting several events which require everyone’s participation for success. You can find your place to serve at Swift Creek. Finally, starting this fall, the district will engage all stakeholders in the school in a visioning process for the future renovation of Swift Creek.
If you have any questions, please call our school office. Let’s have an excellent school year!
Darrell Propst, Principal
Remember, our school day begins at 9:15 am. The earliest time for student arrival is 8:45 am. Students will be dismissed at 3:45 pm. Your responsibility to get the children to school on time is vitally important. Thank you for doing your part to ensure that students are in class and ready to learn on time every day.
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