MARCH 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:
SPRING BREAK

MARCH 25-29, 2019

School Resumes
 Monday, April 1, 2019
4K REGISTRATION HAPPENING NOW!
Click on the pic for more information about our 4K Program.
WINTER WEATHER REMINDER!
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.
SAVE THE DATE!
VOLUNTEER INFORMATION
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.
If you are looking for childcare options, consider YBASE!
It's never too late to start planning for College!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Parent & Student Reminders

MORNING DROP OFF INFORMATION:
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.

PICK-UP INFORMATION:
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.

BUS CHANGE INFORMATION
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.
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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.
STAR CENTER PTO NEWS
PTO Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of every
month at 4:00pm. The next PTO Meeting is Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 4:00pm. Hope to see you there!
PTO TREASURER POSITION OPEN!
If you are interested in getting more involved in the PTO, we are currently looking to fill the PTO Treasurer position. Please email starcenterpto@gmail.com for more information, or come to our next meeting on Wednesday, March 6th!!
PTO SILENT AUCTION/RAFFLE HELP NEEDED!
We are starting to plan our annual silent auction that is coming up in May. If anyone has donations or donation suggestions please
contact us at starcenterpto@gmail.com .

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!

February was another cold and BUSY month at Star Center!
See all the fun stuff we were up to! From field trips to 100 and 101 days of school, STEM fun, after school clubs, outdoor fun, rollerskating, Girls Basketball game, Spelling Bee, and fun Love to Read dress up days! Phew!! So much fun!
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Friday, March 1st
  • Running Start (1st grade) BEGINS! 2:45-3:15pm

Saturday, March 2nd
  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Monday, March 4th
  • NO CHOIR PRACTICE (due to concert)
  • Star Center Spring District (2-5) Choir Concert at Badger High School
  • Forensics at Star Center: 7:55-8:30am or 3:35-4:20pm

Tuesday, March 5th
  • Co-Ed Volleyball Practice, 3:35-4:30pm

Wednesday, March 6th
  • PTO Meeting, 4:00pm

Thursday, March 7th
  • Co-Ed Volleyball Practice, 3:35-4:30pm

Friday, March 8th
  • Author Visit in Library
  • Running Start from 2:45-3:15
  • PTO Beauty and the Beast Ball from 6:00-8:00pm. For the whole family!

Monday, March 11th
  • Forensics at Star Center: 7:55-8:30 or 3:35-4:20
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm

Tuesday, March 12th
  • LAST Co-Ed Volleyball Practice/Scrimmage, 3:35-4:30pm

Thursday, March 14th
  • Full Day of School--No Early Release
  • Lucky Rainbow Dress up Day: Wear as many colors of the rainbow!
  • Late night Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 15th
  • Running Start from 2:45-3:15
  • PTO Ice Cream Social
  • VIP Picture Retakes or New Student Pictures

Monday, March 18th
  • Forensics at Star Center: 7:55-8:30 or 3:35-4:20
  • Spring Choir Practice, 3:35-4:30pm

Wednesday, March 20th
  • Talent Show Audition Forms Due

Thursday, March 21st
  • Star Center Bilingual Family Reading Night, 5:00-7:00pm

Friday, March 22nd
  • Running Start from 2:45-3:15

March 25-29, 2019
  • SPRING BREAK! School Resumes: Monday, April 1, 2019
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