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Parent Teacher Association (PTSA)

Ensign PTA


 

Eagle Notes

 

Picture Day Thank You!

Thank you to the volunteers who helped with picture day!  If your student missed his/her picture, make up picture day is November 16. 

Halloween

Halloween parade the 31st at 9 am -- parents are welcome to watch! Room parents are coordinating the individual class celebrations so check with your room parent for details of the party for your student. 

Pumpkin Contest

Students who are bringing a pumpkin to the pumpkin contest must have their pumpkin to school by 8:30 am in the lunchroom. Here are the categories that will be judged: scariest, cutest, best carving skills, funniest, best use of pumpkin features, best use of decorations, best 360 design, most creative, craziest, best theme, most original. Judging will take place from 8:30 to 9 am and we still need a few more volunteer judges (no previous experience needed!)  Please contact Elizabeth Lucas to sign up (elizabethandduran@gmail.com).  All pumpkins must be taken home after school on the 31st. A flyer will come home on the 24th - please complete this form and bring it to school on the 31st if your student is submitting a pumpkin.  

PTA Meeting

We so appreciate the parents who are coming to the PTA meetings!  Please join us next month at 11:30 am on November 3 in the PTA room. Your input is important and together we can all work toward making the best Ensign possible. 

T-Shirts

T- Shirts orders that were placed by the October 15th deadline, will be distributed at the end of the month. We will offer a second chance to order in January. 

Box Tops

Our classroom Box Tops competition will end Oct. 27th.  So far we have collected a lot of Box Tops.  Keep them coming.  The top three classrooms will get an extra recess.  Last year we raised over $600 from Box Tops.  It’s a super easy way to get free money to help our school.

Healthy Living Assembly

The students enjoyed a great assembly with the Utah Swim and Dive team on October 12. Thanks to Shriner's Hospital, all students left with a balloon to remind them of the ideas for healthy living that were shared at the assembly.  Look for chalk art during the week of October 24.  

Healthy Living Assembly

The students enjoyed a great assembly with the Utah Swim and Dive team on October 12. Thanks to Shriner's Hospital, all students left with a balloon to remind them of the ideas for healthy living that were shared at the assembly.  Look for chalk art during the week of October 24.  

Reflections

Reflections workshops are continuing-- please see the bulletin board in the entry area of the school for more information. The due date for Reflections projects is November 10.  If you have questions, please contact Emily Neuman at emilyneuman@gmail.com   

Science Fair

It is also time to start thinking about the Science Fair! Ms. Sharp is hosting several workshops to help students in grades 3 through 6  get started.  The parent evening will be January 16 and the science fair will be on the 17th. The workshops will run from 315 to 4 pm and you must sign up in advance in order to attend.  You can sign up by emailing shirley.sharp@slcschools.org. Here are the dates you can choose from:  10/24, 10/26, 11/7, 11/9, 11/14. and 11/16. If you have questions about the Science Fair please contact Ms. Sharp.   

PTA Membership

Everyone who joined the PTA in September has received a Membership bag. If you would like to join PTA, pick up an envelope in the office. 

Calendar Items 

October
18- Short Day Schedule
19-23 UEA NO SCHOOL
Week of October 23 RED RIBBON WEEK
31- Halloween Parade 9am- Pumpkin Contest in the Gym

November
3- 11:30am PTA Meeting 
10- Reflections submissions due
16- Make-up Picture Day
22-24 NO SCHOOL- Thanksgiving Break
 

Questions  

If you have questions please feel free to contact Amy Fehlberg at amy@dramyfehlberg.com or Stacey Mahan at staceymahan@gmail.com

Thank you Ensign Teachers, Parents and Families!  Our school is the best because of you!

PTA Website September Update

We’re off to a great start for the 2017-2018 Ensign School Year! Many families have already joined PTA and volunteered to help at various activities throughout the year. Contact Sonja Cox at jeremyandsonja@gmail.com for information about PTA membership or Elizabeth Lucas at elizabethandduran@gmail.com to volunteer. Be sure to add your email address to weekly Eagles Notes by contacting Melissa Eror at mjeror@gmail.com .


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PTA Flyers went home on Monday, August 28th – Check the backpack!

 


Our first PTA meeting was on September 1st and we were thrilled to have a full room of dedicated leaders, new members and supportive parents! Join us on Friday, October 6th at 11:30am for our next meeting in the PTA Room. Everyone is welcome with questions and ideas. Babies and toddlers are welcome too- we have a play area for young kids.


Ensign PTA Fundraiser #Fundthefunstuff 

Each year PTA funds assemblies, field trips and school events- such as the fun things you see on this page! Keep the year going strong by supporting our straight donation (no need to sell products!) fundraiser.  Contact Laura Cushman at laura.cushman@gmail.com with questions.

Exciting News! Our fundraiser is online too! Visit:

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Fundraising info went home on Tuesday, September 5th – Check the backpack!


Fall Bash- September 22nd at 5:30pm Ensign School

Join us to celebrate the success of our fundraiser! Admission is free! Come play on the bounce houses, and enjoy a possible visit from Fire Station #4 or other arts performances. Food available for purchase at Black’s Sliders food truck. Snacks and other activities for 1-3 tickets- Tickets are $1. Volunteers are needed to help monitor bounce houses. This is a fun job for teens- let us know if you can help!


Tshirts

Ensign Tshirts are available for purchase. Students are encouraged to wear blue or an Ensign shirt each Friday to show school pride! An online order option is coming soon.


Solar Eclipse Party

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What a remarkable first day of school! Ensign students enjoyed the eclipse safely with solar glasses generously donated by an Ensign family. The fun continued with Sun Chips and Capri Suns for snack, provided by the PTA. Thanks to our volunteers for helping in the safety and fun for this special day!


Arts

Have you seen the beautiful tile installation at Ensign? Take a walk through the halls and see the lovely work. Contact Emily Neuman at emilyneuman@gmail.com for information about the Arts Committee.


SEP Conferences, Book Fair, Teacher Dinner

During the last week of September teachers will meet with parents for conferences (check the calendar for short days). During this time Ms. Bauman will run a wonderful book fair in the library. Also, the PTA ensures that teachers enjoy a dinner on nights that conferences are held.

 

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