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The Trek for Tech Walk-a-thon

This year’s annual Walk-a-thon is rapidly approaching. This year’s theme is to “Trek for Tech”. Our school goal is to raise $15,000 and focus on technology needs with the usage of funds. The Walk-a-thon is a our largest fundraiser of the year, and we would love to have every child participate in raising funds for the school.

 

A fundraising packet/envelope has already been sent home. Please consider helping us raise funds for classroom needs. The Walk-a-thon is taking place on Thursday, September 26, 2013 RAIN OR SHINE!

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.: 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade

 

All donation forms and money is due back to school on Monday, September 30, 2013.

walkathon

 

PRIZE INFORMATION

Each student who raises $25 or more will receive a blue cowbell with the Eagles logo in late October.

 

The top earning classroom will get a limo ride and lunch at Pizza Ranch!!!

 

The top earning student in each grade will get a pizza and desert lunch from Mrs. Reagan!

 

Other various prizes will also be awarded too.

 

LAST BUT NOT LEAST


If the entire school can raise $15,000 or more, Mr. Rob will take on Mr. Bowen, Mr. Kooiker, Mr. Bialochowski, and Mr. Gort in an epic sumo wrestling challenge!

 

Please help us reach our goal!!!

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Walk-a-thon Winners

     Our walkathon money has been counted and the winners have been selected.  Together we raised $14,283.64 for our school.  Thank you for your support and generosity!
     Congratulations to Sophie Vanderkolk  and Emma Everts from our classroom!  Sophie earned a pizza party with Mrs. Reagan for being the top money earner from 4th grade and Emma Everts won the Laser Tag Family Fun package.  Listed below are those who received special recognition for this year’s walkathon.
 
Top 5 earners for pool party
  • Sheyla Plummer (Huizenga)
  • Eva Burlison (Quigley)
  • Annelise Ham (Van Arkel)
  • Eva Ham (Van Arkel)
  • Alivia Peterson (VanKoevering)
Top earners from each grade for pizza party with Mrs. Reagan
  • K grade:  Seth Miller  (Iwema)
  • 1st grade:  Isabelle Swiercz  (Taber)
  • 2nd grade: Patrick Jones  (Greenlund)
  • 3rd grade:  Ethan Impens  (Vanderstel)
  • 4th grade: Sophia Vanderkolk  (Kooiker)
  • 5th grade:  Leah Vandenberg (Gort)
Top classroom for Limo ride
  • Mrs. Quigley’s Second Grade Class
Laser Tag Family Fun Package Winner
  • Emma Everts in Mr. Kooiker’s 4th grade class

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2012 Walk-a-thon

The 2012 Walk-a-thon was a HUGE success!

  The weather was absolutely beautiful and the walk was lots of fun!  

Please remember to turn in your completed donation forms and money tomorrow, September 28.  Thanks for participating and supporting our school!

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2012 Walk-a-thon

The annual walk-a-thon is coming September 26th!  This is our primary PTC fundraiser.  The theme for the 2012-13 event is TREK FOR TECH!

Why are walk-a-thon donations so important? This money helps to provide:

  • School assemblies
  • Framed art work
  • Scoreboard and hoops for the gym
  • Recess equipment
  • Family days like the Carnival, Mother/Daughter and Father/Son events
  • Music materials
  • Popcorn days
  • Field trips
  • Classroom supplies
  • Reading Counts motivation program
  • Raz Kids online reading program
  • Book Fair
  • Santa’s Secret Shop
  • Library books
  • Nooks
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!!!

PLEASE DONATE!  If every child raises $25, we can fund the events above AND reach our goal for the year:  TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR THE CLASSROOMS!

We would like to raise enough money to continue the events above and provide affordable tech learning tools for each grade level to assist with student learning.  Please help us support learning through technology by donating to the school PTC.

 

For our walk-a-thon days, we want everyone to wear BLUE and GOLD…EAGLE colors!   Parents and grandparents are invited to join us.   The more, the merrier!

 

What is the schedule?

Wednesday, September 26

  • 9:45      ECSE, Kindergarten
  • 10:00    Grade 3
  • 10:10     Grade 1
  • 10:20    Grade 2
  • 10:30    Grade 4
  • 10:35    Grade 5
  • Walkathon ends at 11:30.

 

What are the prizes?

  • Top 5 EARNING WINNERS:  MAY 2013 POOL PARTY AT MRS. REAGAN’S HOUSE
  • Top 6 WINNERS for EACH GRADE:  PIZZA PARTY WITH MRS. REAGAN
  • Top WINNING CLASSROOM:  TOP SECRET SPECIAL ACTIVITY
  • EVERY PARTICIPANT who raises $25 or more will get the most awesome FOAM FINGER!
  • EVERY PARTICIPANT will be entered into drawings for a LASER TAG FAMILY FUN PACKAGE and more…to be announced.

 

When are donations due?

Completed donation forms and money must be returned to school by Friday, September 28.  You do not need to send the money this week. You have until September 28.

 

PARENTS STILL NEEDED AS VOLUNTEERS!
Amanda Impens is still looking for PARENT HELP. This is a fun event to work. Low stress….and loads of fun. Please let her know if you can help by emailing her. She is in need of bubble machines, spray bottles (for water) and big hearts who are willing to help her keep walking kids walking and hydrated!

Amanda Impens’ email address:amandabeaimpens@yahoo.com

 

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Georgetown Walk-A-Thon

 

The walk-a-thon is this week and is our primary PTC fund raiser.  Our theme for the 2011-12 Event:

G O    G   R   E   E  N 

Georgetown, A School that RECYCLES 

  • Do you know that our school leads the district in lowest energy use due to the building design and our focus on LIGHTS OUT when we exit rooms?

  • Do you know that we recycle our paper?  Our PAPER GATOR (in the front parking lot near Baldwin Street) is also available to community members to encourage community paper recycling.

  • Do you know that we recycle water bottles?  Each week, a group of students collects plastic water bottles to help keep Georgetown Green.

  • Do you know that we recycle batteries?  Each month, Mr. Rob takes our bucket of batteries to a recycling station. Bring your batteries into school and put them in the bucket near the front office.

Why is the walk-a-thon donation so important?  This money helps to pay for all school assemblies, Framed Art Work, Hoops in the Gym, family days (Carnival, Mother/Daughter and Father/Son events), music materials,  Popcorn Days, field trips, classroom supplies and equipment, Reading Counts, Raz Kids, Book Fair, Santa’s Secret Shop, AND SO MUCH MORE!!!

We need your DONATIONS of money!  We want all of these activities and events to continue this year.  PLEASE DONATE!

For our walk-a-thon days, we want everyone to wear GREEN:  green clothes, green nails, green face paint, etc. We want the walk-a-thon path to be a sea of GREEN!  So, wear as much green as possible.

Here is the GO GREEN walk-a-thon schedule:

Wednesday, September 21: 9:45 – 11:15 Morning ECSE, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade

Thursday, September 22: 1:45 – 3:15 Afternoon ECSE, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade

What are the prizes?

  • Top WINNERS (5):  POOL PARTY IN MAY AT MRS. REAGAN’S HOUSE
  • Top WINNERS for EACH GRADE:  PIZZA PARTY WITH MRS. REAGAN
  • Top WINNING CLASSROOM:  A PJ day to be pampered with pizza, popsicles and two extra recesses during the day.
  • EVERY PARTICIPANT who raises $25 or more gets a GO GREEN re-usable EAGLES bag.
  • EVERY PARTICIPANT will be entered into drawings for DOUBLE J, LASER TAG and much more.
  • Money is due September 30.  Everyone will walk on the days assigned…money can be turned in between now and end of the month.

Friday, September 30: Completed donation forms and money due back to school.  You do not need to send the money this week.  You have until September 30.

Thank you for all of your help!  We look forward to a tremendously successful event!

 

PARENTS STILL NEEDED AS VOLUNTEERS!

Amanda Troyer is still looking for PARENT HELP.  This is a fun event to work.  Low stress….and loads of fun.  Please let her know if you can help by emailing her.  She is in need of bubble machines, spray bottles (for water) and big hearts who are willing to help keep walking kids walking and hydrated!

Amanda Troyer’s Email Address:  amandatroyer@yahoo.com

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