As many of you know our wonderful Mrs. Marshall's 3 year old son, Dane was diagnosed with stage 4 Hepatoblastoma liver cancer with metastasis to his lungs last December. For those who are new to the school or not familiar with the Dane's story you can read Dane's story and/or subscribe to updates here:
The recent updates have been very difficult. Our George White community is strong and we believe that Mrs. Marshall and her family could really use all the love and support this community has to offer now more than ever.
DANE’S COMIC BOOK PROJECT
We met with some teachers and came up with a plan to show our support.
We are asking anybody who wants to show support to please have your child write draw a comic/funny picture for Dane to read on an INDEX CARD .
Please make sure they don’t include sad or get well messages , as the purpose of these is to distract Dane from his situation . But please feel free to put your name/child’s name on the back. We will then compile them into a book.
Our hearts are breaking for this sweet child and we would appreciate your help in brightening his day. Please have your student turn in their index card to the front office by this Wednesday, October 5, at 2 p.m . They will be delivered on Thursday.
10/5- PTA Meeting 2:05/P15 – (Note new date)
10/5- Walk to School Day!
10/7- Reflections Projects Due
10/7- Chat with the Principal 8:00-8:45
10/17-3rd Gr Dictionary Project-Rotary Club-8:00am/playground (Note new date)
10/18- Reflections Reception/MPR 7:30am-9:00pm
10/20-Pumpkin City Fundraiser/OSS 3:30-8:30pm
10/24-10/28- Red Ribbon Week
10/27- Jog-a-Thon/Monster Dash
10/31-11/1- NO SCHOOL - Parent/Teacher Conferences
Our first annual George White “Knights Ball” is scheduled for March 18, 2017 . We are in need of several volunteers in order to make this a success! Whether you have a lot of time to volunteer or just a little, come be a part of this fun event! If you are interested please email Kim Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org . Our first meeting will be in October ! We are so excited to get this new event up and running!
Your fun, energetic, excited Gala Chairs, Kim & Tatia
#KnightsBall #parentsnightout #bookyoursitternow
The ice cream social was a huge success last night. Thanks to all the teachers, staff and parents for volunteering. A BIG GW THANK YOU to Karin Campbell, Michelle Dellner, Allison Blake, Sara Sake and Lisa Spencer for all their hard work!
This week is BLUE RIBBON WEEK
Monday- “True Blue Day” (wear all blue)
Tuesday- “Sock out Bullying” (wear crazy socks)
Bring in Posters and Essays for the Contest
Wednesday- “Spread the Aloha” (wear Hawaiian gear) Make a New Friend
Thursday- “United We Are” (wear George White Spirit wear) Friendship Circle at Flag Salute
Friday- “Cool to Be Kind” (wear your 50’s gear and shades) Poster and essay winners announced
The MONSTER DASH JOG A THON is coming! We need your help and/or ideas. Please join us on Wednesday (9/21) at 1pm in P15. Little ones welcome. If you are unable to attend but would like to help please contact Brandy Merwin email@example.com
9/5 Happy Labor Day! /No School
9/6 PTA Meeting – 12:30-2:05 Room P-15
9/8 Back to School Night–Minimum Day Dismissal:
EB/LB TK/Kinder: 7:45-11:20
1-5 Gr: 7:45-11:50
9/9 Chat with the Principal
9/13 Picture Day
9/19-9/23 Blue Ribbon Week
9/21 Live Scan @ GWES 8:00-1:00 (pre-registration is required in the GW Office)
9/23 Ice Cream Social (5:00-7:00pm)
9/29 Make up Picture Day + 5th Grade Panoramic Picture
George White PTA calendar now available here: Calendar
Attention George White Parents:
George White is currently accepting enrollments of grades K-5 for the 2016-2017 school year. Please have these students enroll bySeptember 13 to ensure they can attend our school. We are currently two students away from keeping our classes as they are now. Failure to enroll additional students may result in George White losing a teacher and the reconfiguration of classes. Please help us by being active in our George White community. If there are students that need to attend school, send them to George White or provide me with their information.
“Working together we can make our students better.”
Principal, George White
Please join us for a meet and greet play date. George White PTA
invites all Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten students and
their families to attend. This is a great way for children and parents
to get to know each other and have some fun at the park after their
Snacks and beverages will be provided. Siblings are welcome!! Hope to
see you there!! Contact Jenny Whitten – firstname.lastname@example.org -with any questions.
When: Monday, August 15th immediately following the introductory morning on the first day of school.
Where: Chapparosa Park
Early Birds: 9:15am
Late Birds: 10:45am
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