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This Week

  • Foundation Annual Meeting (virtual) May 10th 7pm
  • Lakeside Cluster Virtual Meeting May 13th 6:30pm
  • Library Books Due May 14th

Coming Up

  • Library Books Due May 14th
From the Principal:

Greetings Sagamore Hills Families!

A special thanks to PTA and parents for the many acts of kindness provided during Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!

Our 1st Virtual College and Career Week was a great success! We appreciate our Counselors (Linette Turner-Rule and Victoria Hollingsworth) for a job well done! Many thanks to our parents and community members for sharing such captivating presentations with our students.

Elizabeth King (Art Teacher) and our students have done an outstanding job this year! Please open the link below to view the 15th Annual Sagamore Hills Elementary Art Show!  

Sagamore Hills Elementary Art Show 2020-2021

DCSD News: School Nutrition Services (SNS) is committed to nourishing our students with healthy meals during the last week of school prior to the beginning of Summer Learning, May 31 – June 4, 2021.   

SNS has received approval to serve Frozen 7- Day Meal Boxes on Saturday, May 29, 2021, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Administrative Instructional Complex.  Families will receive one box per child and each box will contain breakfast and lunch for 7 days and snacks for 5 days.  Families are asked to remain in their vehicles and open their trunks when it is their turn in line. 

Upcoming Events:

5/10 - 5/14 - MAP Testing - Grades 3 -5
5/25 - Virtual Honors Day Program (During Specials)
5/27 - Early Release Day
5/28 - Early Release Day and Last Day of School

I hope this has been a restful and enjoyable weekend for all mothers! 

Thank you, parents/guardians, we appreciate you!

Dr . Karen Williams, Principal


  
Did you get a chance to check out the virtual 15th Annual Art Show? See what Sagamore Students have been creating this year: 
ART SHOW LINK


Foundation Annual Meeting 


The Sagamore Hills Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting on Monday, May 10, at 7:00 on Zoom. The Foundation welcomes the Sagamore community to attend to learn more about our school's Foundation. The meeting agenda includes a recap of Foundation projects this school year, financial updates, and a vote on new board members and officers. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83883174333?pwd=MVJnTi84MisrN29LL3U2TU5rdStmdz09
 
Next Lakeside Cluster Summit - May 13, 6:30pm
Please join us for the next virtual Lakeside Cluster Summit where parent leaders, principals, our Regional Superintendent Trenton Arnold, and our Board of Education Representative Allyson Gevertz get together to discuss issues that affect the schools in our cluster.
Special guest:  Melissa Harris, Deputy Superintendent for Community Empowerment, Innovation, and Partnerships 
On the agenda:
  • Cluster summit planning for next year
  • Update from Allyson Gevertz
  • Update from Trenton Arnold
  • Conversation with Deputy Superintendent Harris
What would you like to know about community empowerment and innovation? What would you like to know about how DCSD plans to partner with parent-led organizations such as PTA/PTSA/PTO, foundations, and PAC? 

Please send those questions and any other questions you might have for Regional Superintendent Arnold or Representative Gevertz to lakesideclustersum@gmail.com ahead of time to ensure that they will get asked. 
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86272244147?pwd=WWxteklvR2ZwUmZBWDVWdC9PYWdNQT09
 
Meeting ID: 862 7224 4147
Passcode: db0WT3

Summer Clothing Drive


The Sagamore counselors have put together a list of clothing items most needed by some of the families at our school. They are looking for new or gently used items to fill the following requests (info and drop off instructions in link):

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4eabaa23abfcc16-sagamore1

 

From the Sagamore Hills Library-


Summer for Georgia Readers Starts on May 3

Get Georgia Reading partner Renaissance is again delivering thousands of free books—plus engaging daily news articles—to computer and mobile devices. Young readers can search from several different categories and genres, including books for struggling readers and Spanish and bilingual titles. We’re challenging Georgians to read for 1.5 million minutes from May 3 – July 31.

Families in Georgia can register to join Renaissance myON’s digital reading platform beginning on May 3 and already have access to Get Georgia Reading at Home, a comprehensive online catalog that offers early learning resources for children from birth through age 5 and helps develop skills for students in grades K – 3.

Our partners will again launch GeorgiaSummer.org in May to give every family in Georgia access to this online toolkit.

All library books are due May 14th.  Device return date TBA.

Thank you, 

Mrs. Manzi

Sagamore Hills Teacher-Librarian

BUY A YEARBOOK AND SUBMIT YOUR CHILD’S PHOTOS 

PLEASE HELP The PTA needs some volunteers to help us get the yearbook pages together. It’s easy and can be done at home (but we can't do this without a few volunteers)! Please email president@sagamorehillspta.org if you can help us. Let’s make this happen for our kids. 
 

BUY A YEARBOOK:

Yearbooks are on sale now! Only $30 –Please click here to purchase one. They can only be purchased through the above site (not through the school) and we will not be ordering extras this year. 

Buy your yearbook! 

SUBMIT PHOTOS OF YOUR WILDCATS

For the 2020-2021 Yearbook we are asking parents to submit photos of their Wildcats during virtual learning and having fun outside of school. 

Please click on the links/categories and follow the prompts to upload pictures of your students…there are lots of categories to choose from. We would love photo submissions for all students, so please chose a few links below. Please be sure to include pictures of Sagamore students in all photos. 

Pro Tip make sure your child(ren) are in each photo with their pets, stuffy, artwork etc. It makes looking through everything much more interesting. 

1.Pics of your kids back in person! First day back! https://forms.gle/zdN3v1TNL23D7nUz9

2. What sports and activities have your Wildcats been doing? https://forms.gle/peqkdKnGYkvRfxzi7

3. Show us pictures of what you have been doing with your family and friends! https://forms.gle/6unbwg6VJWRA7wNt7

4. Let’s see pictures of your Wildcat school pride: https://forms.gle/ovcUMrxnVuTANgVr5 

5. How have you been keeping busy? Send us shots of your kids in motion! https://forms.gle/YKHzLX1zAUDX1tD46

6. How did you spend winter break? Share pictures of your Wildcat over the break:  https://forms.gle/Bni3jKadV3PdMTRM9

7. From hikes to riding bikes….lets see how you and your family enjoyed the great outdoors: https://forms.gle/ZL1J98GwhqUyVJyH6

8. A new haircut, a great Halloween costume, playing an instrument- show us the ways your child expresses themself!https://forms.gle/z8cddyEBw3bktruKA

9. Do you have a family member who has four legs? Or who swims all day? Show us shots of students and their pets! 
https://forms.gle/3nuM92fgfLzcpJMw5

10. What are your Wildcat’s favorite hobbies? Let’s see pictures of them with arts and crafts, slime, legos… send us what you’ve got! https://forms.gle/wjTssvHT2Cb7i9wY6

11. Share with us your family cooking and eating together, playdates with friends from school and you and your siblings in school. 
https://forms.gle/2Kexz1BGTUEMt4Zb9

12. What does your Wildcat love? Send us a picture of their favorite stuffed animal…their favorite book…their most-played video game.
Click the link to submit photos to the yearbook: https://forms.gle/57a9mUiwrKELZoHA6

Thanks to our Sponsors: 

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