Latest News for Genoa Elementary

Genoa P.A.G.E. Hosting Holiday Pancake Breakfast

christmas_clipart_bellGenoa’s parent support group (P.A.G.E.) is sponsoring a pancake breakfast with Santa Clause on Saturday, December 14th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in Genoa’s cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children and include pancakes, sausage, and a drink. Each adult pre-sale ticket includes one free child’s ticket.  Tickets are on sale in the school office. For more information contact P.A.G.E. at 330-4182675 or by emailing genoapage@yahoo.com.

Each person donating a non-perishable food item to Perry Helping Perry will receive a ticket to be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three gift cards. A bake sale and a gift basket raffle be included in the festivities.

Santa will be on hand for pictures and to hear special Christmas wishes.

 

Genoa PE Promotes Healthy Habits

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Calories in drinks are not hidden (they’re listed right on the Nutrition Facts label) but many people don’t realize just how many calories beverages can contribute to their daily intake.

The Rethink Your Drink information board, created by physical education teacher Ben Shenk, shows students and staff at Genoa Elementary School the amount of added sugar that is found in many of the drinks they may choose in a day. These beverages are full of empty calories and are linked to weight gain, poor diets, poor health, and tooth decay in children.

Mr. Shenk is hoping the information shown on the information board will help to steer students and staff to make healthy drink choices by choosing water and other healthy drinks instead of sugar sweetened drinks that are full of empty calories.

Guidance Preview Meeting Scheduled for December 16th

guidanceimageThe guidance topic for January is Death/Loss for Grades 1 and 3. A parent preview will be offered to any parent that would like to view materials on this topic as well as the topic of Divorce/Changing Families, which is February’s topic for Grades 2 and 4. This meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday, December 16, at Watson School. More information will be sent home at a later date. If school is closed that day due to snow or ice, the preview will be rescheduled at a later date.

Perry Levy Renewed!

ThanksThe Perry Local School District would like to thank the Perry Township Voters for their faith in the mission and vision of Perry Local Schools.  Tuesday, November 5th, voters turned out to renew the Perry Local Schools levy.  Superintendent Marty Bowe says ”  We want to assure you that we will continue to be as frugal as possible with your tax dollars, while still providing our Perry kids the first class education they deserve.  Your support of our schools is what makes it possible to prepare our next generation for success, and to move the entire Perry community forward. Thank you!”