Spartan Update 9-13-2019

SPENCER BUTTE SPARTAN UPDATE

September 13, 2019

Coming Events:

Sept. 19                                                           NO MEETING, as previously advertised

Sept. 19                                                           Walk the Amazon Kick-off Assembly

Sept. 20                                                           Picture Day

Sept. 24                                                           Walk the Amazon Money Collection Day

Sept. 26                                                           Dine and Donate at MOD Pizza

Sept. 26           7:00pm – 8:40pm                    Open House **Time Changed from previous correspondence

Sept. 27                                                           Walk the Amazon Money Collection Day

Oct. 1                                                              Walk the Amazon Money Collection Day

Oct. 3                                                              Walk the Amazon Money Collection Day

Oct. 4                                                              Walk the Amazon Fundraiser

Oct. 7              7:00am – 7:00pm                    8th Grade Science Trip to Lava Butte

Oct. 8                                                              Dine and Donate at Cornucopia

Oct. 8              7:00pm                                    Parent Meeting

Oct. 10                                                            NO SCHOOL – Progress Reports

Oct. 11                                                            NO SCHOOL – Statewide Inservice

VOLUNTEER AND VISITOR CHECK IN

In an effort to keep Spencer Butte safe for our students, we are asking everyone, including parents who are familiar to the building, to check in at the front office upon entering the building.  When you sign in a name badge will print out, please make sure to wear this badge while in the building.

POLICY FOR EXCUSING STUDENT ABSENCES

Please contact the office by 9:00 am every day that your student is absent.  For an absence to be excused, parents/guardians must contact the school within 48 hours of the absence.

PICTURE DAY

Picture day is on Friday, September 20th.  Picture order packets were sent home with students this week.  We would like every student to have their picture taken, regardless of whether or not you are planning to order a picture package.  If you are ordering, please make sure that your student brings the order form and money on picture day, or order ahead of time on-line.

OPEN HOUSE – SEPTEMBER 26TH

Open House will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:40pm *Please note that this is a time change from previous correspondence.  You will have the chance to follow your student’s schedule and meet the teachers. We encourage you to leave your children at home or with a friend so that we can accommodate the parents and focus on the important issues of curriculum and instruction.  The schedule for the evening will be:

7:00 – 7:15         Large Gym

7:19 – 7:29         1st Period

7:33 – 7:43         2nd Period

7:47 – 7:57         3rd Period

8:01 – 8:11         4th Period

8:15 – 8:25         5th Period

8:29 – 8:39         6th Period

WALK THE AMAZON 2019

Thursday, September 19th will be the kick-off for the Walk the Amazon Fundraising Event. Please look over the packet that your student will bring home for all of the important information.  This is a great opportunity to be involved in the SBMS community. We will need several volunteer “Walkers”, crossing guards, water stations, afternoon activities and much more – to sign up go to: https://signup.com/go/jOtzphU.  The walk is set for October 4th. We expect to have a lot of fun and get exercise, too!  Please see the attached flyer for more details.

DINE AND DONATE AT MOD PIZZA

Please join MOD Pizza in Supporting SBMS on Thursday, September 26th. Bring the attached flyer to MOD (29th & Willamette) and they will donate 20% of your bill to our school! We appreciate your support!!

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS

Community and parent volunteers new to a school need to complete an online volunteer background check at –  https://www.helpcounterweb.com/welcome/apply.php?district=eugene.  All information on the application is sensitive and will be maintained in a confidential manner.  Once approved, background checks are good for two years.