Monday, October 7, 2013

Important Progress Report Information

Progress reports are being sent home Tuesday. Please review the packets, sign, and return them by Wednesday, October 9. In addition, please note the following reminders found on the coversheet of the progress report:

1. Parent/Teacher/Student conferences will begin the week of October 14. We are offering an online sign-up option for your convenience. Please visit and click on the “Sign Up Genius” button at the top of the screen. We have attached a form to the progress report packet you can use to sign up if you are unable to access a computer. Please keep in mind that conferences are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. We kindly ask that you sign up for a conference by Friday, October 11. Once you sign up, we will send you a note verifying your day and time. We look forward to meeting with everyone to talk about the great things going on at Ellis!

2. A permission slip for a fieldtrip to the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island is attached to the packet. The trip will take place on Friday, October 18. Permission slips and payment ($13.00) are due by Wednesday, October 16.

3. Friday, October 11 will be “Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul” Day! We invite you to bring a crock pot of chicken soup to share. Parents are more than welcome to come to the classrooms at 12:30 to enjoy the soup.

4. All students will need a copy of "Hatchet" by Gary Paulson by Monday, October 14.  A copy of the book can be ordered from Amazon for less than $5 (shipping included).

Please obtain a copy of "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen by Monday, October 14.  

5.  This Friday is the last day of term one!  All work must be handed in by that day for credit on first term averages.

If you have any questions concerning your child’s progress, please make note of them on this coversheet. We will respond to them as soon as possible. You can also contact us at or

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