February 2019
Smartboard Gazette Newsletter
Star Center Elementary is a Blue Ribbon
Nominated School!!
Star Center Elementary School in the Lake Geneva J1 School District was nominated for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which recognizes the highest performing schools in the state. Star Center is one of only eight total nominees in the state of Wisconsin. Congratulations to the staff, parents and most importantly the students that have worked so hard! 

Read the News Release from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction:
Family Science Night--Tuesday February 5th!
Taking a Vacation Soon??
If you are going to be gone 3 or more consecutive days for a planned vacation, surgery, etc. we require that a Planned Absence Form be fill out prior to your days off. You can obtain a form from the Star Center Office or call us at
262-348-7000 to have a
form sent home.

Thank you!
Click on the pic for more information about our 4K Program.
Please remember to send
ALL 5 THINGS with your student in order for them to be able to play in the snow. Items include snowpants, coat, warm gloves, boots and a winter hat.
PTO Beauty and the Beast
Winter Dance
Who's Invited? EVERYONE

It's for boys and girls!
Watch the PTO Facebook Page and your child's backpack for more information coming soon!

I f you are going to be volunteering at Star Center (field trips, PTO events, classroom help, etc.) the District Administration requires a background check to be processed. Forms are available on-line or you can call the Star Center Office to request a form. Please note that the District Office needs
2 weeks to process each form.

Background checks are good for 3 years, so if you are unsure of whether you are still approved, you can call Star Center at 262-348-7000.
Thank you for your understanding and consideration.
READ READ READ for a Six Flags ticket!!!
Keep on reading!! Forms are due back no later than February 15, 2019!
If you are looking for childcare options, consider YBASE!
It's never too late to start planning for College!
Parent & Student Reminders

Just a reminder that you may NOT drop your student off before 8:15 a.m. There is no student supervision before that time.

We encourage all families to use our drop off zone located at the back of Star Center.

If you are picking up your child at the end of the day, a parent or guardian needs to call the office at 262-348-7000 before 2:30pm or send a note with the student to let us know.

If there is a change to your child's normal bus routine, we require a note or a phone call by a parent or guardian to the school, 262-348-7000, to make that change. Please do so before 2:30pm.
Important information regarding student health and welfare and helpful information about: when to keep your student home, medications at school and the district's new cough drop policy.
PTO Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of every
month at 4:00pm.
The next PTO Meeting is Wednesday, February 6, 2019
at 4:00pm.
Hope to see you there!
January 28-February 1, 2019
Keep clipping and send in your Box Tops only during our Tally Rally week! Thank you!

**Due to snow days we are extending the Tally Rally to Wednesday, February 6th**
Mark your calendars for the next PTO Skate Night, Monday, February 4th at Traxside
in Burlington, WI, 5:30-8:00pm.
What's Happening at Star Center

Click below to access our Facebook Page and find out great things happening at Star Center as well as other events and important information coming up!

January was COLD at Star Center,
but we sure learned a lot and had some fun, too!

Our after school clubs began and we had our Special Person Lunch Week!
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Monday, February 4th
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm
  • PTO Skate Night at Traxside in Burlington, 5:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, February 5th
  • LAST Tuesday After School Club, 3:35-4:30pm
  • Family Science Night at LGMS, 5:30-7:30PM

Wednesday, February 6th
  • PTO Meeting, 4:00pm
  • 4-8th Grade Spelling Bee at LGMS, 1:15pm

Thursday, February 7th
  • LAST Girls Basketball Practice and Thursday Winter Clubs, 3:35-4:30pm

Monday, February 11th
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm
  • Girls Basketball Game vs. Eastview AT Eastview, 4:00pm

Tuesday, February 12th
  • Girls Basketball Game vs. Eastview AT Star Center, 4:00pm

Thursday, February 14th
  • 4K Valentines Family Fun Day Celebration, 9:00-10:30am
  • Early Release at 1:35pm
  • Dress up Day: Wear red, pink and/or white.

Friday, February 15th
  • Six Flags Read to Succeed Forms are DUE!

Monday, February 18th
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm
  • Forensics BEGINS at Star Center

Tuesday, February 19th
  • 4th and 5th Grade Co-Ed Volleyball BEGINS, 3:35-4:30pm

Thursday, February 21st
  • Co-Ed Volleyball, 3:35-4:30pm

Monday, February 25th
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm
  • Forensics, 3:35-4:20pm

Tuesday, February 26th
  • Co-Ed Volleyball, 3:35-4:30
  • 4th and 5th Grade District Orchestra Concert, 6:00pm at LGMS

Thursday, February 28th
  • 1st Grade Running Start Family Kick-Off, 5:30-7:00pm, Star Center Library
Quick Links
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Our Website
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and school specific announcements, and important information. lakegenevaschools.com