Evergreen Campus News
Friday is Spirit Day!
Let's celebrate our last Friday in school with a SPIRIT WEAR DAY! Staff and students are invited to wear GRCS wear. Wear blue, wear black, wear your favorite Eagles gear!
News from Mrs. Bolt and the EV Library 📚
Things are wrapping up in the library next week! This is the last week for Eagle Book Award. We will be reading The Cat Man of Aleppo and Swashby and the Sea for our final 2 Eagle Award nominee titles. And we will be voting on Friday in technology class for the winner! So if you were trying for Eagle expert, you have one more week to read and rate! Please see click here to read more about how to participate in the Eagle Book Award.
Also, please look under beds, on shelves, or under the couch for any missing library books that may be hiding. I need all the library books returned this week. Hopefully yesterday your child came home with a list of items they still have checked out. Thanks for your help with locating and returning materials.
Family Fun Night is May 21, 4:30 pm — 7:30 pm!
Family Fun Night is coming in a reimagined way! Join Iroquois & Evergreen families on Friday, May 21 for a scavenger hunt around Grand Rapids. Please click here to get more information on how to participate in this fun event!
Evergreen End of the Year Virtual Event
Join the Evergreen Community virtually on Zoom on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 pm for our End of the year Evergreen Family Event. The Zoom link will be sent in the classroom blogs on Friday, May 21.
This event will have two parts. We will begin at 6:30 pm with a Zoom meeting which will include prayer and devotions, Eagle Book Award announcement, a story, and staff updates. The second part of the event will be a Virtual Art Show. A link to the Virtual Art Show will be shared in the Zoom chat box so that your family can view Evergreen student artwork.
Evergreen Chapel and Fifth Grade Graduation 🎓
Evergreen staff and students will be having our special end-of-year chapel—graduation on the last day of school. Although this is usually an open chapel, at this time we are only allowing 5th-grade students to invite 2 guests to be at this special chapel—graduation ceremony. We will continue to practice all covid safety protocols (health screenings, masks, social distancing) while gathering outside for worship. Team 3 parents please see your classroom blog for more information on this annual chapel and graduate celebration.
Final Day Student Pick Up and Car Parade 🚗
We are excited to once again celebrate the end of the school year with a car parade on the last day of school for K-5 students. Thursday, May 27 students will be dismissed at 12:00pm and a car parade will commence at 12:10 pm. Please click here for more details on how the car parade will work.
After School Care Information
With a noon dismissal on the last day of school, Thursday, May 27, there will be NO After School Care. Thank you to our families that participated in this After School program this year.
Lost and Found 👕
We have a handful of items in our Lost and Found. Please click this link to view photos of lost and found items. If you see something that belongs to your child, email Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org and the item will be sent home with your child. Any unclaimed items will be donated at the end of the school year.
Water bottles💧 and Masks 😷
Please continue to send a water bottle and masks to school with your student(s). Bottled water and disposable masks are flying off the shelves in the school office. Please help your student remember these essential items in the morning.
- Students should stay home from school if anyone in their household is waiting on Covid test results.
- PLEASE keep the school office informed of absences, symptoms, and test results.
- Thank you for staying vigilant and for completing the daily health screen!
- Thank you for keeping your kids home when they have symptoms!
Next-Day COVID Testing Sites Available to Students
The Kent County Health Dept. has opened up testing locations to serve students in any school district in Kent County. If you would like to take advantage of this free testing with next-day results for your student, use this link to sign up.
Note: You will need to choose Grand Rapids Public Schools, Wyoming, or Sparta locations. Other locations only test their own staff/students.