National School Counselor Week

Dear Parents/Guardians:
We will be celebrating National School Counselor Week (February 12th – 16th), by having counselor-themed dress up days.  Our National theme for this year is “School Counselors: Helping Students Reach for the Stars.”  The days/themes are as follows:
Monday (12th) Dress like your favorite movie star
Tuesday (13th) Dress like your favorite super career attire
Wednesday (14th) Dress in your favorite super color
Thursday (15th) Dress in your favorite super sports attire
Friday (16th) Wear your favorite super star ES eagle t-shirt/class shirt
Please encourage your child to participate in this fun-filled, exciting week in celebrating our school counselors.
Thank you….

Candy Gram

Student Council will be selling Valentine’s Day candy grams Monday, February 12th to Wednesday, February 14th from 7:20-8:00 in the cafeteria. Each candy gram is $1.00 and can be sent to friends, family, or teachers. Please make sure your child knows the first/last name of who they are sending the candy gram to as well as their homeroom teacher.   Thank you for supporting East Side’s Student Council

International Festival

Where can you get live entertainment, dinner, dessert and a Coke for $7? Right here at ESE this Saturday from 4-6 p.m.! The PTA’s International Festival gives you this amazing deal. Log onto the PTA website to buy tickets online by Wednesday and they are just $7 each. The International Festival is a celebration of our school’s many cultures featuring food and performances from around the world. Questions? Email Chen Li at [email protected].

One more thing about Fancy Nancy Author…

Bestselling author, Jane O’Connor is coming to East Side Elementary! Jane will make a presentation to East Side on Thursday, February 8th! If you would like to purchase a book to be autographed for your child, please contact: FoxTale Book Shoppe, 105 E. Main St., #138, Woodstock, GA 30188; 770-516-9989, . Fox Tale Book Shoppe will be adding a link to their website this weekend for East Side students to purchase their books through their website!

At this time, East Side cannot accept cash sales for her books, and all books need to be purchased through FoxTale Book Shoppe, and the books will be brought to East Side on February 8th. If you purchase a book online, please let me know.

Author’s Visit

Tomorrow we will visit with our school’s very own author, Rosalind Bunn. It is not too late to send in your order form if you would like to buy a book.



Literacy Centers

Hello Parents,

Please consider volunteering for Literacy Centers. It is a lot of fun and the children love working with the parents. It is also the time I do my small groups for reading. We could really use your help!

Thank you and see you Monday!

Honoring Our Heroes Contest

Honoring Our Heroes Contest Seeks Entries

The PTA’s annual essay contest, Honoring Our Heroes, is for students who want to write about real-life heroes who embody traits such as generosity, trust, persistence, dedication, and service. The due date for all entries is Jan. 17. Please see the entry form for more information regarding entry rules and guidelines. For questions, email [email protected].