What’s Coming Up-Week of January 9


  • Early dismissal on Friday, January 13.
  • Fifth graders have begun the T.E.A.M. program. T.E.A.M. stands for teaching, mentoring and educating, and it is school liaison program led by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department. We are excited to have Deputy Eric Smith as our T.E.A.M. instructor this year.
  • Please try to bring your child to the public library to find a book or periodical containing information on their chosen research topic.




  • Multiplication with Whole Numbers & Decimals

Social Studies:

  • Colonization and Settlement


  • Informational Writing
  • Informational Reading
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Happy Holidays!

Thank you for your donations and time to make our breakfast a huge success.  We had a great day celebrating. 🙂

Also, I am deeply touched by your generosity toward me. Thank you for all the lovely gifts, they are very much appreciated. 

MERRY CHRISTMAS! May you have a happy, healthy and blessed NEW YEAR!

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What’s Coming Up- Week of December 12th

I hope you all enjoyed your snow day today! The update for this week is short, but it contains important information about holiday activities at GES.

  • GES Holiday Program is Tuesday, Dec. 13! Mrs. Bretz and the students have been busy preparing a wonderful program for you to enjoy. Information about when and where students should report can be found on Mrs. Bretz’s blog.
  • We are still in need of donated items and another cook for our Holiday Breakfast. Here is a link to sign up to contribute to our breakfast.  HOLIDAY BREAKFAST
  • If you have non-perishable goods to donate for the Holiday Breakfast please send them in at your convenience prior to December 21. santa-smiley


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Christmas Program News

For the first time ever, we are going to have audience participation for our final song this year!  The students are very excited to share this experience with you, however, in order to be ready to join in on the fun, we are asking families to download this free jingle bell playing app PRIOR to the holiday program on their phones if you will be attending the 3rd-5th grade performance.  THANKS!!

iJingle Bells (John Slater) is available on iPhone


Christmas Jingle Bells (Bytza Entertainmet) is available for Android


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Toys For Tots!

One of our Georgetown students is collecting toys for Toys For Tots.  Ainslee Tomaszewski has a goal of collecting 155 toys and we have received 62 as of Monday.  These toys will go to families who are having difficulty affording gifts this year.  

Please bring your unwrapped gift to school by Thursday, December 8!

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