Note From The Principal
I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day and was able to find some time to relax and enjoy an extended weekend with family. Now that Labor Day has passed, summer has officially ended and we are in the full swing of the school year. With that being said, we have had an amazing start! It has been one of the smoothest starts we have had in years and the positive energy from students and staff is evident daily. As I helped walk a group of first graders outside for dismissal this week, I asked one student if she had a good day. The student answered with a big smile, an excited jump into the air and by saying, “I had the best day!” This small interaction is just one example of the energy and positive start we are feeling.
On a different note, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the anniversary of 9/11 that occurs over the weekend. As I reflect on that event I am reminded of the need to stay connected with family and friends. Taking time to tell your children how proud of them you are, saying the extra, “I love you”, finding that time to play a family game or making that phone call instead of a text are all things to keep in mind as we are never promised anything in terms of health or long life. The events of 9/11 proved that kindness can overcome darkness. As we settle into the school year, I would like to encourage our Alpine community to find time to show that kindness to a family member, friend, neighbor, or stranger. This could never be more important at this time and when shown will have a positive impact on our students.
I certainly hope your children have shared some positive things about the first few weeks of school. Should you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to your child's teacher with classroom items, our Transportation Department with bus items, or the office with building-wide items.
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★ Community Knight Out - Friday, September 16, 2022 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm! The biggest fall event in your community is back & bolder than ever! This enjoyable event takes place before our home football game against GR Catholic Central.
Kenowa Hills K-8 Dance Clinic
Saturday, September 10, from 2:00 pm-4:30 pm at Zinser Elementary Gym. Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt. Perform at the Varsity Home Football Game on Friday, September 16 after Community Knight Out! Questions: contact Coach Emily.
Baton Twirling Classes
Join the fun and learn how to twirl a baton! Every Tuesday beginning on September 20th and ending on December 13th. Ages 4-7, from 6:15 pm-7:00 pm. Ages 8-18, 7:00 pm-7:45 pm. Register on September 20th at the first class session. Held at Coit Creative Arts Gymnasium, 617 Coit Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Cost is $9 per week to be paid at each class plus a $10 registration fee paid at the first class. Batons will be available for purchase at class for $30 each (payment plans available). Questions: call (616) 460-1747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.athleticsensations.com.
The Local - Cheer Fundraiser
Bring a flyer to The Local (next to Ace Hardware on Remembrance) on Wednesday, September 28th, and 10% of your purchase goes to the KH Cheer Team. Place your order online at www.TheLocalGR.com.
Join Cub Scouts
Join Pack 3373 at our next meeting! For more information, email email@example.com call Matt Hogg at 616-292-1244.
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