Happy Thanksgiving!!!

I hope everyone has a fantastic Thanksgiving Break!  Thank you so much for the books that were purchased for our classroom for the Book Fair.  I feel truly blessed and thankful for your amazing support!

STEM after the Break

We are currently in need of the following STEM supplies:  We will need these items sent in by Nov. 27th.

  • Cardboard (Cereal boxes or medium size cardboard pieces)
  • Corks (used)
  • Acorns (If you have any acorns in your neighborhood)
  • Small plastic figurines (Example:  Polly Pockets)
  • Used Matchbox cars

Georgia Parent Survey

East Side families, It is time for you to complete the Georgia Parent Survey. The data gathered from these surveys will be used as part of the calculation of East Side’s School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.  We ask for one parent from each family to complete the survey by Friday, December 15, 2017.

Georgia Parent Survey:


Monday Message

Good Morning!  I hope everyone had a great weekend.  Below you will find some reminders/announcements for the week.

Thank you again to all our Veterans.  It was honor to celebrate their service at the Veteran’s Day Parade.


The Book Fair is from Nov. 13-Nov. 17.  **Please note that Family Night is on Tuesday, Nov. 14th from 6-8pm (not on Monday from previous post)  Our class will be visiting the book fair on Tuesday from 10:35-10:55.  A flyer was sent home in your child’s folder today.  You may order books from the Book Fair online as well.  See the link below.

Online Book Fair

You may access our Class Online Wish List using the link above.  Scroll down and click on Shop Now, Book Fair Online, Wish List, scroll down to Teacher Lists, scroll down to 2nd Grade, click on Beth Pennington. 

Thank you for signing up for all the Thanksgiving Basket donations!!  All donations are due by Wednesday, Nov. 15th.  The families at Fair Oaks appreciate your kindness!!!

A Social Studies Study Guide was sent home with your child’s Weekly Newsletter today.  Please review the Early Georgians for our test on Thursday.

Veterans Day and Book Fair Reminders

Please have your child wear red, white, and blue to honor our veterans in the parade for Veterans Day tomorrow. 

The Book Fair is Nov. 13-17.  Family night is on Monday, Nov. 13.  Our class will be going on Nov. 14th from 10:35-10:55.  I will be at the Book Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3:45-6:00.  A school wide schedule for all classes is on the Media Center link on the East Side Webpage.


Thank You!!!!

Thank you so much for all of the gifts, lunch, roses, treats, and cards for my birthday!!!!  It was a fantastic day!!!

Happy Wednesday!

East Side Elementary is proud to support the Kiwanis Circle K Club of Kennesaw State University and Georgia Highlands Paulding Campus to promote the America Reads program this year.  America Reads Initiative is a federal program that allows KSU and GHC work study students to tutor elementary and middle school students in Paulding and surrounding counties who are in need.  Please consider donating a gently used or new book, but please don’t put your child’s name in it.  A note of encouragement about the joys of reading that is slipped between the pages of a book is most welcome.  The book drive will run until November 30th.  Boxes are placed by the cafeteria and gym doors.

************On Friday, our lunch time will be 11:59-12:29.***********

Thank YOU!!!!

Thank you so much for volunteering your time and donating items for our Fall Centers.  Everyone had a great time!!  Thanks again for your continued support!!!

Happy Monday!


Veterans’ Day Breakfast reservation slips are due tomorrow.

We will have our Creek and Cherokee test tomorrow.  A study guide was sent home last week.  I have also added it to Homework Resources.