Springfield Estates ES News You Choose - Jan 26, 2024

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Snow day shoveling!

We are so thankful for our amazing custodial staff who worked diligently to clear all the snow from our grounds!

Date Reminders

  • February 2:  SEES Spirit Day - Groundhog Prediction Day!  Wear what you predict will happen with the groundhog.  If you think he will see his shadow, wear your winter clothes.  If you think he will NOT see his shadow, wear spring clothes or colors.
  • February 12: Coffee and Conversation. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Details below.
  • February 14:  SEES Spirit Day - Valentines Day!  Wear pink, red, purple, or hearts
  • February 19:  School Holiday -  Washington’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day.  School closed for staff and students.
  • February 20: SEES Spelling Bee. Details coming soon!
  • February 23: SEES Spirit Day - Fantasy Friday! Dress as your favorite fantasy character (queen, king, fairy, elf, wizard, etc.)
  • March 5:  Student Holiday/School Planning Day. Presidential Primary Day. 

Notes from the Nest

In our SEES school community, we S.O.A.R., meaning that we demonstrate: Support, Optimism, Acceptance, and Responsibility.

Dear SEES Families,

Happy Friday! As we reach the halfway point of the school year and close out the second quarter, we wanted to take a moment to share some exciting updates and express our immense pride in all our Eagles.  Look for report cards to go home soon.  

Growth Takes Flight: We're witnessing incredible progress in our students' academics and citizenship. Teachers are diligently reviewing student work and finalizing marks for Quarter 2, and the results are truly inspiring. Each day, we see our Eagles soaring higher, reaching new heights in their learning and development. 

Community Partnerships Boost Our Wings: We're thrilled to announce a brand-new partnership with our local Dunkin' Donuts off of Backlick Road with the generous support of Vigario Management Corp. Their commitment to SEES echoes our belief in the power of good attendance, and together, we'll help every Eagle reach their full potential.

Art for Attendance: Speaking of soaring, our friends at Wendy's have joined the flight too! They've donated delicious coupons to fuel our "Attendance Matters" poster contest. We're inviting students from every grade level to unleash their creativity and show us how good attendance helps them soar. Who knows, your child's artistic vision might just win them a yummy treat!

Eagles on the Move: Some exciting news on the staff front: Mr. Boubacar (Mr. B), one of our school counselors, will be taking a leave of absence to serve our country on active duty. We're incredibly proud of his dedication and service, and we look forward to welcoming him back with open wings in the 2024-2025 school year.

Meanwhile, a big round of applause for Mr. Gary Robinson, who has been promoted to Assistant Building Supervisor! You can often find him brightening our halls with his smile and dedication, whether ensuring the cafeteria runs smoothly or tackling every task to keep SEES sparkling. Thank you, Mr. Gary, for truly embodying the SEES spirit!

Shoveling with Gratitude: And lastly, a huge shoutout to our amazing custodians – Ms. Liz, Mr. Gary, Ms. Gifty, and Ms. Mary – who answered the call during our recent snowstorms. Without a moment's hesitation, they came in on a Saturday to shovel out SEES, ensuring safety and warmth for our students come Monday. Your dedication and service are truly heroic!

As we continue this incredible journey together, remember, the sky's the limit for our SEES Eagles! We're committed to providing them with the support, opportunities, and partnerships they need to soar on wings of learning and growth. Thank you for being part of this journey with us.

Together We SOAR!


April Martin
Proud Principal

From our Family Liaison

Please join the Family Liaison for a Family Coffee & Conversation about the Healthy Use of Technology on Monday, February 12 from 9:30-10:30am in the SEES Cafeteria. Learn tips for keeping your kids safe online, limiting screen time and talking about social media with your kids. Please RSVP here. Questions? Contact Amy Garcia, Family Liaison, ajgarcia@fcps.edu or send her a Talking Points message.

The Lewis Pyramid Family Liaisons recently hosted in-person and virtual presentations on Summer Camps and Spring Sports. If you missed attending and would like more information on a variety of options for Summer Camps and Spring Sports please email Amy Garcia, ajgarcia@fcps.edu for a copy of the presentation and handouts. 

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