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Teacher Appreciation Lunch 


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16: Help us show our gratitude for all of our teachers and staff this Friday, November 16th. Please sign up for items here . 

Also, our teacher appreciation committee will be making plans for Teacher Appreciation Week in the Spring. If you or your family has a connection to a local restaurant or business that would like to help us that week through donated items, please email LeAnn Johns. Thank you! 

Help Others Get Connected!

If you know a parent who did not get this eNewsletter, share this subscription link with them: http://www.alexander2pta.org/getnews 

Parental Involvement Month
November is Parental Involvement Month. Share your input. 


Family Engagement Survey
The Family Engagement Survey is now available for parents and families to complete.  A flyer will be also sent home in the Wednesday folder.  The survey helps the Family Engagement Program to determine what the needs are as we plan and prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.  Parents and families can access the survey here. Please reflect thoughtfully and share your ideas, questions and concerns. Let your voice be heard. 

Fun idea: Ask your child to list 3 things that he or she would do to improve Alex II. Include these ideas in your reflections for the survey.

Great job, Einsteins! 


Our FREE money from Coca Cola Rewards is $107 for this quarter.  Keep saving those codes and send them to school where we wait for the weeks they double the value! 

November PTA Meeting

Magnet Night for Prospective Families

 

On Tuesday November 27, Alex II will host a “Magnet Night” for prospective Alex II families. Our current parents can sign up to welcome and support future Alex II parents - stay tuned for a Signup Genius coming soon!

Think about how you can share your story of the wonderful ways Alexander II has impacted your child's education. How could you encourage a parent who is considering Alex II for their child? 

This is not a typical open house for current families, as teachers will be focused on interacting with prospective students and families. NOTE: Applications for magnet schools are available on the Bibb County website beginning on November 14.  


Some highlights we may share with prospective families are . . .

Alexander II Math & Science Magnet School has the distinction of being the first elementary magnet school in the state of Georgia.

Besides having opportunities to exceed in math and science, students at Alexander II enjoy developing their skills in multimedia (broadcasting), music, physical fitness, and multiple co-curricular activities including Lego robotics, and competitions in math, music, and media.

Alexander II received a 5-Star climate rating (2018) and was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence through the United States Department of Education twice in a decade (2006 and 2015).

Historically, Alexander II has been a three-time Georgia School of Excellence recipient, and has received the Silver Award of Excellence in Education through the Department of Education in 2005, 2006, and 2008.

Alexander II is in the process of becoming STEM certified.
 
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Alexander II PTA website 

Learn more about your PTA, submit volunteer time, find lunch menus, and more.  

Wow for our Walkathon! 

Give yourselves a great, big pat on the back, families! We can celebrate that we raised over $8,000 in our 2018 Walkathon! Thanks for all your work to make this a wonderful event. 

Dates to Remember

November 15
AR Celebration, students bring device to school (with form)

November 14
Applications for Magnet Schools available on the Bibb County schools website

November 19 - November 23, 2018
Holiday Break, no school

November 27
Magnet Night, for prospective Alexander II families 

2018 - 2019 
PTA Officers

President: David Wood
Vice President: Kevin Brown
Secretary: Maria Andrade
Treasurer: Keisha Callins
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