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Turn in Read-A-Thon Yellow Forms March 11!
South School readers are PAWSOME and have reached the halfway point for Read-a-Thon! In order for students to receive their participation prize, bring in the signed yellow participation form to your teacher TOMORROW, March 11. It's not too late to READ! If you participate in Week 2 of RAT, you can bring in your yellow participation form at the end of RAT and receive a prize.

Please contact RAT chairs Elizabeth Bliss or Jennifer Hart with any questions!


Author Tish Rabe Visit: Order Personalized Books Available Now! 
Children's Book Author, Singer and Song Writer, Tish Rabe will be visiting all grades at South School On March 27! Tish is the author of over 160 Children's titles for Sesame Street, Disney, Blues Clues, Curious George and many others, and was hired by Random House to take over the Dr. Seuss legacy.  

Personalized, autographed books will be a great souvenir and are available to purchase by clicking here though March 5. Scroll down to see all book choices in addition to their respective grade range. 

** In the Notes section at Checkout, make sure to include:
1) Your Child's Name
2) Who the Book should be addressed to
3) Child's Grade
4) Teacher's Name

We are happy to share that we are partnering with Elm Street Bookstore who will supply the books for this Author.  After Tish's visit, we will circle back with fun facts from this exciting assembly.



STEAM Fun! March 11-20
Imagine the Best Earth (download a submission form here)
What is something you can do to help make the earth a better place to live? All ideas that help us protect the air, water or land are worth sharing. Drop your submission in the office to be featured on the Science Fair Bulletin Board starting March 1. Last day to submit is March 20.

Science Lunch Demonstrations - March 11 and 12
Ms. Rocco will hit the lunch room to inspire and motivate the kids while teaching them a few facts about physics. Remember to ask your child to share this lunchtime fun!

Forces in Motion Assembly - March 15
Linear Motion, centripetal force, Newton's three laws of motion and more will excite and delight students during an interactive 45-minute presentation from Mobile Ed Productions


Science Fair Registration Deadline is March 18
CTCT-20190206_073719South School Science Fair will be on Thursday, March 21, from 6-7 p.m.Your child can do a research project, build a model from a science kit, write a computer program, conduct a real science experiment, etc. Parents can help, kids can partner up, or do everything on their own - whatever works in your family to keep science FUN and FASCINATING! Register Today!

To participate, you should:

  1. Download and review the Project Requirements and the Science Fair Information guide that will provide many details on how to participate.
  2. Officially register you and your project here! Registration deadline is March 18 to help us plan for space and presentation materials.



Save the Date(s): The South School Variety Show!
The South School Variety Show is coming soon! All 3rd and 4th Graders are welcome to participate and all acts are welcome! Emcees are open to all 4th graders. Here are some important dates to remember:
March 15: Emcee Workshop/Auditionsmusical notes
March 26: Act Reviews
March 27: Act Reviews
May 2: Mandatory Dress Rehearsal
May 3: *THE BIG SHOW*

Stay tuned for more information closer to the dates. 

2018-2019 PTC Calendar

March
4Read-a-Thon Begins
6Emotional Intelligence Talk by Susan Bliss 9:15 in South Hall
6Exec. Board Mtg - 10am
6Kids Care - 2:45 - 3:45 @ South (Room TBD)
10DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS
TBDERB Testing (Grade 3)
10PTC Paw Post - Present PTC Slate
15V Show Emcee Workshop & Auditions - 3-4pm @ South Music Room-4th Graders Only
15Read-A-Thon Ends
18Read-a-Thon Pledges Due
15STEAM Assembly
18-22STEAM Week
20First Grade Concert ~ 9am South Hall
21Science Fair - 6-7:15pm (snow date 3/28)
22Deadline for Variety Show Registration-Open to 3rd & 4th Graders
22South School Spirit Day
26-27Variety Show Act Review: 3-5pm @ South Hall-Open to 3rd & 4th Graders
27Author Visit ~ Tish Rabe
31Sound Tigers Event at Webster Arena
April
3Exec. Board Mtg - 9:15am
3Kids Care - 2:45 - 3:45 @ South (Room TBD)
4Second Grade Concert ~ 9am South Hall
10-11Kindergarten Orientation
15-19Spring Break (no school)
19Good Friday (no school)
TBDOLSAT Testing (Grade 2)
TBDSmarter Balance Testing (Grs. 3 &4 )
22Earth Day/Garden Team Event
23PTC Joint Mtg - NC Cares @East School 9:30-11am
26South School Spirit Day
26Art Show K-4 - 6-8pm
Click here for the full PTC Calendar

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Tickets On Sale!
Join your friends on March 31 at 3 p.m. as South School cheers on the Sound Tigers hockey team during South School's Family Day! Take advantage of discounted tickets by purchasing tickets here. Students will even get to high five players during the game! 

To guarantee seats next to another family (in the South School block of seats), please purchase your tickets together.

 
Memory Books: Order Before February 14
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There is still time to order your Memory Book for the 2018-2019 school year! Orders placed by February 14 will be guaranteed a book, after that sales will be limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis. We encourage every student at South to have a Memory Book-every child will be pictured.  It is an 80 page color book with a hardcover and the cost is $25. Click here to order!