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    January 14, 2019

               
    January 14

    D Day

     

    January 15

    A Day

     

    January 16

    B Day

     

    January 17

    C Day

     

    January 18

    D Day

     

    Upcoming Dates

     

    January 21

    No school

    MLK Day

     

     

    Pembroke

    Elementary School

    955 N. Eton Troy, MI

    48084

     

    PHONE: (248)203-3888 FAX: (248) 203-3920

     

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     Monday, January 14th

     

     

    Reminder

     There is no school on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

     

    Pembroke Has Integrity!

    Each week we hope to give examples of students exhibiting the PRIDE character focus for the month.  As a reminder, January's focus is integrity.  This week Mrs. Perkins's class was spotted showing integrity.

     

    While returning from lunch, Mrs. Perkins’ 5th grade class showed integrity by walking quietly in a line, without interrupting other classrooms.  They did this without Mrs. Perkins being in the front of the line. 

     

    Great job, 5th graders!  We are looking forward to hearing about and seeing more examples of students demonstrating integrity!

     

    Fifth Grade Parents

    There will be an incoming 6th Grade Parent Meeting on

    Thursday, February 7, 2019.  6:30-7:30 pm in the Derby Cafeteria.

     

    Kindergarten Round Up – Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    If you have a kindergarten age child (5 years old by 09-01-19), please join us on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 for an informational night.  We will start the meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center.  Those families interested in a school tour can come at 6:00 pm.

     

    Pembroke Preschool Registration for 2019-2020 opens on Friday, February 1st!

    (Current Preschool families register from Jan 14-Jan 25)

     

    Information can be found at: https://www.birmingham.k12.mi.us/pembrokepreschool

     

    OPTIONS:

     

    3-YEAR-OLD PRESCHOOL 

    Tuesday/Thursday a.m. 8:30 - 11:30

     

    4-YEAR-OLD PRESCHOOL AM 

    Monday/Wednesday/Friday  8:30 - 11:30 

      

    3-Year/4-Year MULTIAGE PM                     Monday/Wednesday/Friday  12:30 - 3:30  

     

    Please contact Vickie Muir at vmuir@birmingham.k12.mi.us for a tour or information. 

     

    PTA News

    The Pembroke PTA is seeking individuals who would like to be part of the auction committee. There are many ways to help. We need people to help collect items for the auction, help assemble baskets, work on the auction website, lobby display for conferences, and a co-chair. The auction will take place Wednesday, March 20 through Friday, March 22 online. If you are interested in helping please email me at NanciFearon@gmail.com  

     

    Box Tops Collection This Week!

    Please send in any box tops you have to your classroom this week.  The PTA will be collecting them from all classes on Friday to start prepping for our next submission.  Please remember to cut the box tops around the dotted lines before sending them in.

     

    Thanks for supporting this easy way to raise some $$ for our kiddos!  

     

    Crispelli’s Fundraiser

    Please join the PTA on Wednesday, January 23rd at Crispelli’s in Berkley.15% of your purchase will be donated to the PTA.  Please see attached flier to present to Crispelli’s on the 23rd. 

     

    District News

    Saturday School @ Berkshire
    In partnership with the Birmingham African American Family Network, Birmingham Public Schools provides tutoring for students who need help in any grade level, and in any academic area. It is hosted in the media center at Berkshire Middle School from 9am - 11am. All K-12 BPS student and parents are welcome to join. For more information see their website @: http://bpssaturday.weebly.com

    Saturday School sessions for the 2018-19 school year:

    January: 5,12,26
    February: 2,9
    March: 2,9,16,23
    April: 13,20,27
    May: 4,11,18

     

    Save the Date for the Unabashed Bash!

    February 9, 2019 – The Townsend Hotel 

    You are invited to join the Birmingham Education Foundation for the 2019 Unabashed Bash, featuring student entertainment, dinner, dancing, and silent & live auctions to benefit Birmingham Public Schools. Purchase your tickets now to take advantage of the special $175/ticket early bird rate, only available until January 4.   https://www.supportbef.org

    Interested in becoming a sponsor, or donating an item to the auction? 

    Visit our website for more information regarding opportunities for you and your business to support this wonderful event. 

    Day On, Day One: MLK Day of Service

    Monday, January 21, 2019

    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Groves High School

    Join BPS and the BPS Community Councils for the fourth annual Day of Service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day On, Day One 2019 will take place on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Groves High School. This district-wide morning of service is an opportunity to make serving our community a habit! Students in grades K-12 and their families will pack buckets for Disaster Relief at Work (DRAW), make animal toys for a local shelter, assemble care kits for the homeless and help with other caring community projects. Registration is required ahead of time and sign in begins at 9:00 a.m., with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m. Spots go quickly, so sign up soon at bit.ly/dayondayone

     

    Friends of Different Learners

    Friends of Different Learners announces their 17th Annual Camp and Resource Fair – Summer and Year Round programs for children with special needs.

    Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 11:00 am- 2:00 pm

    This fair is an information vehicle for servicing families seeking camps and programs that accept children with special needs in both self-contained and inclusion environments. Last year, approximately 75 organizations participated in the fair and we are proud to have drawn over 150 families from the tri-county area. Once again, the fair will be located at Groves High School.

    For more information about the Camp Fair or Friends of Different Learners visit:

    www.friendsofdifferentlearners.org

    Birmingham Girls Softball Registration
    Birmingham Girls Softball returns for its 20th season! BGS is southeast Oakland County’s largest girls recreational softball league with over 300 players. Online registration opens Friday, December 14, 2018, at www.birminghamsoftball.com. Birmingham Girls Softball is a community-based, non-profit organization providing girls ages 6 to 14 the opportunity to play organized recreational softball. The group is dedicated to teaching young ladies the fundamentals of softball in a safe and fun environment with teamwork and good sportsmanship being their top priorities. BGS is open to all girls interested in playing softball for the first time and those with prior experience looking to build on and develop the skills needed to play the game for years to come. All that BGS requires is a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. For questions, please email Jeff Weber at jeffw@birminghamsoftball.com

     

     

    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.



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