**5th Grade Families**
Water Day May 22nd 9am-1pm (Rain date May 23rd)
Volunteers Needed! (Send in the vounteer form or donations for this event) Volunteers will have a rotating schedule.
(Shade tents and water needed as donations).
The event will be held on the front lawn. Waterslides, lawn games, Shaving Cream table, Niceville F.D., water bottles and ice pops.
Boys are required to keep a shirt on at all times. Girls are required to have a shirt and shorts on over their bathing suit at all times. Flip flops would be best for easy on and off. Apply Sunscreen before arriving to school.
Bring a towel or two, a bag for wet items, a change of clothes and a packed lunch unless they are ordering a lunch from the cafeteria.
Please send in the lunch order forms by May 12th.
Movie Day May 23rd (Unless Water Day rain date)
Students will enjoy movies and refreshments. Students may bring in board games, blankets and yearbooks for signing. (No electronics or Twister game) Donations of water bottles for this event would be greatly appreciated.
5th Grade Photo Slide Show Please email Robin Tutwiler firstname.lastname@example.org with 3 photos of your child and no more than 5 photos from this year's field day. A photo slide will be shown at the celebration.
Gift from the class of 2017 Students would like to plant trees in the front of the school. This is the students choice and has been approved by Dr. Dawson. We are looking for trees for donations! If you are able to help, please contact Robin Tutwiler email@example.com
5th Grade Portraits Erin Hanson has graciously offered her time and talent and will be taking individual portraits of the 5th graders. You will recieve a FREE portrait of your student! Look for your portrait date from your students homeroom teacher. Have your student wear photo day attire. Portraits will be taken outside. The portraits will be part of the decorations at the celebration. You will be able to take home the portrait after the celebration.
Celebration Day May 25th at 9am in the Multi Purpose Room. (Volunteers Needed!!!)
Students will recieve their "5th grade diploma" and awards from their teachers. You will recieve an invitation to the ceremony. Please have your student wear their "Sunday Best" attire. Girls dresses need to follow the "3 Finger Width" strap rule. If thinner than they must wear a jacket or sweater over the dress. There will be refreshments after the celebration. Volunteers needed for set-up and clean-up.
Teacher Gift from the class of 2017 Ideas are needed and someone to be the contact. If you have an idea and want to head this up, please contact Kelly Shinn firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 575-791-2097 (We are NOT able to use any funds from the fundraising).
We really need volunteers to make this celebration fun and special for your 5th grader. Please consider where you might be able to help with your time, talents, ideas or donations. Please make sure you have an up to date volunteer form. Those forms can be accessed at www.okaloosaschools.com and click on the volunteer link.
Please make sure you have filled out the forms that came home with your 5th grade students.
2017 Twin Cities Honor Choir
Yearbooks are still on sale! $20.00
Make checks payable to Edge Elementary. Be sure to include your child's name and teacher.
5th Grade Band
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR 2017-2018
Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2017, are asked to register their children for 2017-2018 kindergarten during the period of February 6 - March 10. Florida law provides that any child who will be 5 on or before September 1st is eligible for kindergarten that school year. It is extremely important that new kindergarten students be registered during the February 6th-March 10th window for the fall (August) school opening. Classes will be formed, teachers assigned, and materials ordered on the basis of student enrollment.
Registration for kindergarten may be completed at any time during the regular school day at the school zoned for the child’s neighborhood. To complete the registration process, parents must present proof of the child’s age (birth certificate), a Florida certificate of immunization, a social security card, a school physical dated no later than twelve months prior to the first day of school, and proof of residency. Further information may be obtained by calling the schools or Curriculum and Instruction at 850-833-4208.
Parents choosing to apply for Controlled Open Enrollment must do so no later than February 15 by visitingwww.okaloosaschools.com and clicking on the Controlled Open Enrollment link. Controlled Open Enrollment allows a parent from any district in Florida to enroll and transport his or her student to any public school that has not reached capacity.
SUMMER VPK REGISTRATION FOR 2017
Parents who wish to register their children for the Summer VPK Program are also requested to enroll their child at this time. Florida law provides that any child who turned 5 on or before September 1, 2017 and is eligible to attend kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year and did not attend VPK during the current 2016-2017 school year is eligible to attend Summer VPK. For Summer VPK enrollment, parents must provide proof of Florida residency in addition to the registration items listed above. To register for Summer VPK, a certificate of eligibility must be obtained from the Early Learning Coalition at 107 Tupelo Avenue, FWB: Phone number 850-833-9330, or the Early Learning Coalition at 10 S. 4th Street, DeFuniak Springs: Phone number 850-892-8560.
The Summer VPK site will be Wright Elementary (South area), enrollment permitting. Parents must provide transportation for Summer VPK students. Further information for Summer VPK enrollment may be obtained by calling Ms. Michele Hooper, Early Learning Coalition Program Director, at 850-833-3627 or Debbie Haan at 850-689-7211.