Weekly News Blast for the Week of May 20, 2019
F ifth Grade Clap-out
Dear parents/guardians of fifth grade students!
Please join us at 2:40 PM on May 23 for the Fifth Grade Clap-out. Parents, students, and staff will line the hallways to honor our fifth grade students as they walk through the halls for the last time at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School.
Reminder for 5th Grade Families
If your child is going to Mohican Outdoor School in the fall, please pay the non-refundable $50 deposit ASAP. If your child is not going, please email kdunlap@fairview.k12.oh.us. Thank you. 
Magic Tree House Reading Week a Success
The Magic Tree House Reading Week

Thank you, Mrs. Mary Jo Cooper, for planning such a fun filled Tree House Reading Week complete with spirit week, scavenger hunt, door decorating contest, Family Literacy Night, and more!
We would like to recap the events for all students, parents, and staff:
Scavenger Hunt Winner:                            Mrs. Reyna's classroom
Name that Title Contest Winner:              Mrs. Toner' classroom
Door Decorating Contest Winners:           See Below
1st grade                                                      4th grade
1st - Lamb                                                    1st - Pruente
2nd - Koenig                                                2nd Ponsart
3rd - Garcia                                                  3rd Sobera
2nd grade                                                   5th Grade
1st - Dunstan                                                1st - Rushnok
2nd - Faris                                                    2nd -Wallace
3rd - Miller                                                   3rd - Reyna
3rd grade                                                    Specials
1st - Lehman                                                1st - Ms. Maruna (Mrs. Horstman)
2nd - Fleischer                                             2nd - Hyatt
3rd - Keitlen                                                 3rd - Linch
Overall Team who led each event!!
Leader of Reading Minutes:                                               Team Merlin
Most Kids at Magic Tree House Reading Night:            Team Teddy
Leader of The Trivia Contest:                                             Team Teddy
Leader of The Scavenger Hunt:                                         Team Merlin
Leader of The Name That Title Contest:                          Team Teddy
Leader of The Door Decorating Contest:                         Team Merlin and Team Jack
Overall winner for the week and the winner of popsicle and a PJ day: Team Jack!!!  
Team Jack: Miss Eppler, Mrs. Koenig, Mrs. Dunstan,   Mrs. Petruzzi, Mrs. P-T, 
Mrs Rushnok, Mrs. Horstman  
Congratulations to all and thanks again for a great week!!!
Our Reading Committee:   Mrs. Cooper, Mrs. Zeszotek, Miss Kenney, Mrs. O'Toole, Mrs. Stadnik, Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Susan Wilson, Mrs. Linch, Mrs. Sobera, Mrs. Zemek, Mrs. Gallagher, Mrs. Faris, Mrs. Brancatelli, Mrs. Dunstan, Mr. Maeder, Mr. Krivak, Mrs. Brady, Keith Heidenreich: The Magic Man, Mrs. Haag, and Mr. Cooper

Field Day
May 22, 2019
Dear Parents/Guardians of Gilles-Sweet Elementary School,
Field/Day will be on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Schedule is as follows:
Field Day:      
8:45-10:45 AM                       Grade 1 - 3
12:30-2:30 PM                       Grade 4 & 5
Fun Day:         8:50-9:40 AM                        Grade 4
                        9:45-10:35 AM                     Grade 5
                        10:45-11:15 AM                   Wolanin, Sheldon, Horstman
                        12:30-1:10 PM                     Grade 1
                        1:15 - 1:55 PM                       Grade 2
                        2:00-2:40 PM                        Grade 3
Fun/Field Day Volunteers are needed!!!
The Gilles Sweet PTA is looking for volunteers to help out with the annual Field Fun Day event for the students.  The link is below and we are looking for help supervising the bounce houses and the lunches.  Thank you for all of your support and dedication to our students!!

Kelly Edgerly
Gilles Sweet PTA President 2018-2019

Thank You
PTA, Student Council, and Builder's Club
District Book Drive
Benefitting the Cleveland Kids' Book Bank
Thank you to everyone that donated books in the recent service project to collect books for students in Cuyahoga County.  Over 250 books were collected for the Cleveland Kids' Book Bank non-profit group in Cleveland.  This service project was in partnership with our
Student Council and the PTA.  Thank you for making  the book collection a huge success!
                                                Christine Foote

Upcoming Events

Fifth Grade Party: Swings-n-Things
Third Grade Historical Homes Walk

6:30 PM                     
Board of Education Meeting, Gilles-Sweet Cafetorium 

Fun and Field Day

Last Day of School

11:30 AM                  
Senior Walk through at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School

12:30 PM                  
Art Show: Mr. Goldberg - Parents invited

2:40 PM                     
Fifth Grade Clap-Out

Teachers Last Day
Happy Summer!
      As our school year ends, we would like to say thank you to all our families and community members for their support to make this school year a huge success! If you are traveling, please be safe! If not, enjoy your children and explore all of the wonderful things Cleveland has to offer.
We want to wish all the best to our staff members who will be leaving us, we have been blessed to have them as part of our Gilles-Sweet family.
To our retirees, Mrs. Halligan and Mrs. Vetrovsky, we will miss you, enjoy all that life has to offer!
See you in all September!
Mrs. Barb Brady

Family and Community Engagement (FACE) 
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Gilles-Sweet Elementary School | 4 320 West 220th  St., Fairview Park, OH 44126
Phone:  (440) 356-3525 | Fax:  (440) 356-3701