Movie Night: Come see Cinderella on Friday night beginning at 6:00. This is the movie the PTO play will be based on this year. This is a great opportunity to get to know the characters. Cost of admission: a canned good that will be donated to Tap In.
Play Registration: The PTO/Arts Alive play registration opens on Monday, October 23. The play is a fun activity for students in grades 1, 2, and 3. There is a time commitment that requires your child to be a one or two rehearsals a week. (More information about rehearsals will come later.) There is a lot of information on the document attached below about the play. Although you complete the registration online, you cannot pay online. After you register, you need to send a check, payable to Sowams PTO, in an envelope to school.
Providence Bruins: The PTO has arranged for our school to attend a Providence Bruins game on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Information about the game is on the attached document below. Tickets for this game at the special price need to be purchased by November 10, 2017. Please print out the attached document below and send the sign-up and check back to the school in an envelope.
Parent Classroom Visits: Each year during National Education Week, we invite parents to visit their child’s classroom. This year, during the week of November 13, parents are invited to their child’s classroom based upon the schedule attached below. We hope you are able to join us on the scheduled day. This is a special time for you and your child we no siblings should be joining you.
Book Fair: The Book Fair is scheduled during the week of November 13. More information will be sent home about the times your child’s class will visit the Book Fair and about the Wednesday night Family Night.
Bits of Information
Thanksgiving Food Collection: Each year during this time of year, as a school, we collect food for those less fortunate than ourselves. The food is donated to Tap In for local families. Each grade level has been assigned certain food items to donate. Please see the attached flier below about which food items are needed. Donations can be dropped in the box in the school’s foyer.
Silent Auction: If you won items at the Octoberfest’s Silent Auction, you can pick up your items this week between 8:30am-9:00am and 2:15pm-3:00pm.
School Website: Don’t forget to check the Sowams School website at www.sowamsschool.org. The website has a calendar on the front page (scroll down to the bottom) with up-to-date information about upcoming events. You can also see back issues of the weekly Backpack Express (home-principal-Backpack Express). There are also links to Mrs. Flores’ health information, lunch information, curriculum, the handbook, and the school’s library.
Community Items: There are various community notices that you may want to view. You can access those notices here.