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GES News 11/5/2021

November Greetings, GES Families! The days may be short this time of year, but at GES, they are packed with activity! Students at all levels are actively working on their Self-Portrait projects, putting much thought and effort into their work. More information on the culmination of this work will be spotlighted in next week's newsletter. This week's GES news is packed with opportunities and information! Please give the office a call if you have any questions.

Public Health Updates We strongly encourage everyone who is able to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination clinics for 5-11 year olds. You can register on the County’s Hub site: http://cookcountycovid19.org for three 50-person events scheduled at the Cook County Community Center on the following dates:

  • Friday, November 12 from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 24 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Important Dates & Events

  • REMINDER: NO SCHOOL TOMORROW - (Friday, 11/5) - Staff Workshops

  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS - Sunday, November 7th. Set clocks back 1 hour ("Fall" Back!).

  • PICTURE DAY! - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH - Order online, or use the order form coming home with students on Monday.

  • NO GREAT LUNCH - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH (Due to Picture Day set up in great room). Please send a snack and lunch with your child this day. Thank you!

  • SELF PORTRAIT FAIR - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH. Details to come!

  • "PEEK IN THE MOUTH" DENTAL SCREENINGS - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH. Information HERE.

  • NO SCHOOL - NOVEMBER 24-26

  • YOUTH BASKETBALL! - K-3 & Girls 4/5

  • SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN CLINIC - TOPIC OF THE MONTH

  • LUTSEN JR. ALPINE SKI TEAM - Grades K-7 information HERE!




The students in the Wolves East class have been making the most of the beautiful weather we've been having this fall, and they enjoy spending parts of each day outdoors. At Magic Circle Campfire, students ask each other thought-provoking questions each week, and get to learn more about their classmates through sharing their answers. The Wolves have also helped in the apple orchard by painting the apple trees. The paint protects the bark from splits and damage, and will help ensure our trees are healthy for years to come.


Great Lunch

Read IMPORTANT news from Great Lunch, including staffing changes: HERE!



As always, please call the office if you have any questions on school-related items. We are happy to assist you!

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