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THE WORD ON 3RD


SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 4/16/2023:

WALK-A-THON BEGINS;

READING PROGRAMS WRAPPING UP;

PREPARING FOR STAFF & TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK;

JMG SPRING AFTER SCHOOL OPTIONS;



 

WALK-A-THON BEGINS

Get Ready To Walk!


Walk-A-Thon fundraising starts Monday April 17!

Look for flyers to go home and QR codes around the school.

Great prizes every week leading up to the big event on May 12!


All funds benefit Friends of Third.


Any questions or interested in volunteering email Allison (abholcombe@gmail.com)!


READING PROGRAMS ARE WRAPPING UP

This year we have had such fun with our Read Around The World and Swimming In Books programs! For those participating, both programs will end in May.


Read Around the World ends Friday, May 5th

Swimming in Books ends Friday, May 19th


Students who complete all 21 books for Read Around The World or 12 books for Swimming In Books will receive an invitation to an ice cream celebration where they will receive their certificates. Dates for celebrations are being planned.

SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR STAFF & TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

Help kick off Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week by having students post to the Padlet link below, a poem or words of appreciation for their teacher or a staff member at Third Street. Posts submitted by Wednesday, May 3, will be considered to be read aloud to the entire school, Monday, May 8.

Appreciation Poems for our beloved Third Street Teachers & Staff We're so grateful for our teachers and staff. Post your poems here for them to enjoy during Staff & Teacher Appreciation week May 8th-12th, 2023! padlet.com


JMG SPRING AFTER SCHOOL OPTIONS

JMG Sportswise is back with after school programming at our school! For more information and to sign up, please visit their registration page here. Options include Monday basketball, Tuesday multi-sport, and Wednesday soccer!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 4/17 Walkathon fundraiser begins

Monday, 4/24 Unassigned Day - NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 4/27 Korean Dual Language Program Showcase



ONGOING

Opt in for text or email alerts from our school - See details in this post.


Traffic Safety Volunteers wanted - 1st-5th grade families can sign up for 20min slots to help our drop offs go smoothly and safely, and to enable our school's aides to be on campus helping our students get to class. For more details, please see our Traffic Safety page.


Volunteers Wanted - sign up to help in our classrooms or as a Copy Cat.


Library Helping Hands wanted - Sign up to help with programs like Read Around the World, our upcoming Swimming In Books for our Kinder and 1st Grade students, and much more. Please click on the link below and sign up -- dates available up until Spring Break. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F45AAAD2BA0FD0-library


Check out our Instagram - Follow us @friendsofthird and connect with our wonderful online school community


Fundraising Reminders - In case the opportunity presents itself to you and your family, please bookmark our Friends of Third fundraising page for easy reference.


Don't forget you can help our school earn BIG BUCKS by signing up for Ralph's Rewards and selecting Friends of Third (org # YQ077)!


Please take a moment and download the BOX TOPS app and select Third Street Elementary as your school. Then, whenever you buy a product with the BoxTops symbol on it, simply open the app, scan your receipt and BOOM you are ready to earn $$$ our school!

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