Dear Allen Families,
Happy Rosh Hashanah to our families who are celebrating this week. Wishing you and your families a happy new year!
The communication this week will cover the following topics:
Daily Covid Screener
Parents and guardians are responsible for reviewing the symptoms below each day that their student will attend school. Student COVID-19 Symptom Checklist. For more information on AAPS’ Covid Policies, please visit COVID & Health Guidance - Fall 2022.
Volunteer Background Check Form
If you are interested in volunteering at Allen Elementary this school year, which includes chaperoning field trips when applicable, we will need you to fill in the Volunteer Background Check Form. This form and background check needs to be completed every school year, and are run through the Michigan State Police I-Chat System. Michele Barkoot, office professional, will run the background check and will let you know if any issues arise during the process.
Morning Drop Off and Afternoon Pick Up
Please help us with a safe and speedy drop off and pick up process. Please do not park your vehicle in the Driveline lane, and please pull all the way forward so that we can get more cars in the parking lot.
We do ask that all drivers stay in your vehicle and have your child exit through the passenger side door. Please pull into a parking space and walk over to drop off or pick up your child if they need assistance with a car seat or seat belt. Drivers should not be exiting vehicles in the Driveline lane.
As you enter the parking lot, please remind your child to be ready to disembark from the vehicle so that you can drop them off quickly. Saying your goodbyes as well as having backpacks zipped and ready to go help expedite this process for all.
News from the Language and Art Departments
Señora Lenore Webb, our Spanish teacher, and Mrs. Laura Naar, our art teacher, have created newsletters for families this week.
Upcoming Important Dates
Sept 30th: Allen Spirit Day - Wear Red and White or your Allen Spirit Wear
Oct 5th: Count Day
Upcoming Community Events
Please see the attached flyers for upcoming events:
Sept 29th: Allen Girl Scout Information Night.pdf
Oct 7th: Mayor's Autumnal Green Fair.pdf
Oct 9th and Oct 23rd: U of M Museum of Natural History Fall Events.pdf
Oct 16th: U of M Kelsey Museum Family Day.pdf
Parent Council Updates
Allen Parent Council Fundraising and Special Activities
Would you like to volunteer for an event? If you are interested please use this form to be added to our volunteer directory and we’ll get in touch!
Allen Parent Council Upcoming Events
The Fun Run is coming up on Wednesday, October 19th, and the fundraising campaign is now underway!
The Fun Run is the MAIN FUNDRAISING EVENT for the Parent Council, and helps the PC support field trips, teacher grants, playground equipment and much more year-round!
Log on to grouprev.com/FALLFUNRUN22 to donate or start raising funds.
Every student who sets up a page will be able to “chalk-the-walk” (and/or the side of the school!) on the day of the Fun Run!
As we reach school-wide fundraising targets, students will unlock incentives like hat day, backwards day, pajama day, and more …
Thank you in advance for all of your help and support; every contribution is appreciated!
Allen PC Future Events - Stay tuned and email the parent council to volunteer!
Looking for other ways to support? Link your Shopper’s Card to your account so that all transactions apply toward Allen!
The last time Shirley Ann Higuchi was at Huron High School, the year was 1977 and she was about to graduate after a full, successful high school career. She was captain of the varsity cheerleading squad, played varsity softball, was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper... - AAPS District News
Bethany Bell grew up in small towns in both Kansas & Iowa. Her father was a minister and her mother was a homemaker... - AAPS District News
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