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    Friday, September 26th

     

     Harlan Husky Families,

    I can’t believe that we just wrapped up the 4th week of school and it is already fall!  It always seems to go by so fast.  There is a lot of deep learning taking place and the kids seem to have all of their classroom routines down pat.

    Thank you to all of the parents who helped with popcorn sales and Picture Day this week.  We appreciate all that our volunteers do for us!

    Sincerely,

    Alex Agius

    Principal

     

    HARLAN HUSKY WEEKLY NEWS

    THE WEEK AHEAD!

    Monday, September 30 (D)  

    Tuesday, October 1 (A)  

    Wednesday, October 2 (B) – Walk/Bike to School

    Thursday, October 3 (C)

    Friday, October 4 (D)

     

    HARLAN WEEK OF KINDNESS

    Next week Harlan staff and students will be celebrating a Week of Kindness inspired by the national movement, “Start with Hello.”  Please see the attached flyer which outlines the activities for each day.  Encourage your child to reach out and say “hello” to someone new at school!  Also, please encourage your child to wear blue on Friday as we ride the wave of kindness at Harlan!

     

    NEWS FROM THE HARLAN LIBRARY

    Volunteers

    Interested in volunteering in the library? We would love to have your help with circulation and shelving of books.  The Harlan Library is a great place to volunteer and support your child’s school.  Orientation for new and previous volunteers will be held on Tuesday, October 8th 9:00-9:45am. Please email your interest to estayer@birmingham.k12.mi.us.

    Birthday Book Club

    Celebrate your child’s birthday and help us grow our wonderful library collection! For a $15 donation, your child can select a new book from the Birthday Book Club shelves to be placed in the library in honor of their big day!  Please see attached flyer for more information.

    Storybook Pumpkins

    We invite families to create a children’s storybook pumpkin or gourd to be displayed in the library during the month of October. At home, have your child(ren) select a favorite character from a children’s book and use paint, paper, foam, accessories, and any other decorations to transform a pumpkin into that character.  Due by Monday, October 14th. No carved pumpkins, please.  See attached flyer for more information.

     

    WALK/BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY – WEDNESDAY, OCT 2ND

    It's that time of year again…Walk/Bike to School Day!!! 

    Walk or ride your bike with your kiddos to school on Wednesday, Oct 2nd!  Stickers, fruit and Harley will be ready to greet our Healthy Huskies outside Harlan's front doors for a little excitement and fun prior to school.  

    For families who live outside the walking boundaries, we will have a safe "Park & Walk" meeting space at Pilgrim Congregational Church.

    Children will receive stickers and fresh fruit as they arrive to school (while supplies last).

     

    HAVE A CHILD INTERESTED IN ROBOTICS?

    If your child is interested in one of the 4th and 5th grade robotics teams, please use this Sign Up Genius to sign up your child as well as to coach a team.  The cutoff to have this completed is October 2nd.

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054EA8AF28A0F85-robotics

    Please contact Meghan Jones at mgkrn@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

     

    FALL FROLIC COMING TO HARLAN OCTOBER 18TH

    The Harlan Frolic is a fun family event that is a favorite with the students.  The Frolic Committee needs your help.  Many volunteers are needed, so please check out the Sign Up Genius to see how you can help make this awesome event happen!

     

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4eadaa2aa0fe3-volunteer

     

    SILVERWARE AT LUNCH

    Our kitchen is attempting to go a bit more green.  It is asked that if your child is not purchasing a lunch, that they please pack any necessary silverware that they may need in order to eat.  Only silverware that would be deemed necessary for the lunch being served will be provided.  If you have any questions about this change, please contact Pattie Guck, Director of Dining Services at pguck@birmingham.k12.mi.us

     

    SCHOOL LUNCHES

    If your child will be purchasing lunch this year and you have an account from previous years, you will continue to deposit money into that same account.  If this is your first time setting up a lunch account at www.sendmoneytoschool.com, you will need your student’s ID which can be requested from Kim Swaneck at kswaneck@birmingham.k12.mi.us or 248-203-3266.

     

    NOON SUPERVISORS NEEDED

    Harlan Elementary is always looking for noon supervisors; whether you just want to be a sub or whether you want to work all full school days.  Positions are available for both!  Noon supervisor work from M-F with a shift of 11:30am-1:30pm.  If interested, please email jszura@birmingham.k12.mi.us to request an application.

     

     

    DISTRICT NEWS

    SEAHOLM MEN’S SOCCER CLINIC

    Seaholm Men’s Soccer is currently 7-2-1 nearing the end of our regular season.  After beating Groves and Brother Rice last week, our next home game will be Tuesday, October 1st at 7:00 PM against Farmington HS.  It’s also our Senior Night.  Please come out and support the team while we celebrate our seniors! 

    Brooklyn Pizza Night - Looking for an easy dinner the kids will enjoy?  Dine in or carry out of Brooklyn Pizza on Thursday, October 3rd from 5 PM - 8 PM.  Mention Seaholm Soccer and 15% of all proceeds will benefit our program.  

     

    BIRMINGHAM EDUCATION FOUNDATION IS LOOKING FOR AN AUCTION CHAIR

    Are you looking for a way to make a big impact? The BEF is looking for an individual, or group of individuals, to lead the BEF Bash Auction Team! We have a group of dedicated volunteers, and all of the information and materials ready, we just need a volunteer (or volunteers) to serve as the lead for our team. If you're interested in learning more or are interested other ways to volunteer with the BEF, contact Alison Hendry by emailing BEF@birmingham.k12.mi.us

     

     

     

     

    NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION:

    The Board of Education is committed to maintaining a learning/working environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect, free from discrimination and harassment. There will be no tolerance for discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, disability or age. The District prohibits harassment and other forms of discrimination whether occurring at school, on District property, in a District vehicle, or at any District related activity or event. The Superintendent will designate compliance officers and develop and implement regulations for the reporting, investigation and resolution of complaints of discrimination or harassment. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Students - Inquiries related to discrimination on the basis of disability should be directed to: Executive Director of Special Education, 31301 Evergreen Road, Beverly Hills, MI 48025, 248.203.3000. Direct all other inquiries related to discrimination to: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, 31301 Evergreen Road, Beverly Hills, MI 48025, 248.203.3000.

     


    File attachments:
    Harlan Art Newsletter- September 2019.pdf
    Sept-Nov Art 2019.pdf
    FINAL Invitation for Parents_Guardian Directory.pdf