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Half Day TODAY:  12:05 Dismissal

Next Kids & Kops – January 25

The next Kids & Kops event will be taking place on January 25 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Blanche Sims students in grades K-5 will once again have the opportunity to have fun with Lake Orion Village Police Officers playing basketball, hockey, ping-pong, corn hole, board games, and many other activities while enjoying pizza, veggies, and juice. Don’t miss this fun FREE event for kids.  Registration Form attached.  If you have registered in the past, there is no need to sign up again.

Kids Kops Registration Forms.pdf 

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at LOCS

Please join us in our first ever Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. We will celebrate the legacy of Dr. King, helping others, diversity, and acceptance with short speeches, art, music, dance, poetry and more.  The celebration will take place on January 21 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the LOHS Auditorium.  Student presentations from all schools, including Blanche Sims, will be on display.  See attachment for details.

MLK Flyer.pdf 

It’s Time for the Blanche Sims Variety Show!

We have some very talented kids here at Blanche Sims!  Our annual Variety Show is an event dedicated to giving our students a chance to shine!  In order to participate, students must return the attached permission slip by Monday, January 28.  The Variety Show will take place on Thursday, February 28 during school and on Friday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m.  See attachment for more details.

Variety Show Permission Slip & Info..pdf 

Daddy Daughter Dance

Save the date!  The Winter Wonderland Daddy Daughter Dance is taking place Friday, February 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Blanche Sims Cafeteria.  You must register to attend by January 25.  See information and details attached.

DD Dance 2019.pdf 

Attention Moms & Sons!

It’s time for our annual Mom and Son event! Grab your special little guy and meet us at Urban Air onSunday, February 3 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  This event is not just for moms!  Boys can include Grandmas, Aunts, and any other special woman in their life.  See information sent home with children or attached.

Moms and Sons.pdf 

Attention Fifth Graders! Be a Stage Manager for the Blanche Sims Variety Show!

Your child doesn’t want to do an act for the Variety Show? Get involved by being a Stage Manager! Stage Managers will need to attend some of the optional rehearsals, attend the mandatory Dress Rehearsal, and assist at the performances.  See attached information for details

Stage Manager Flyer Permission Slip 2019.pdf .

Kindergarten Next Year

We are attempting to locate children who will be enrolling in Kindergarten in the fall of 2019.  If you have a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2019.  Please complete the attached survey and return it to Blanche Sims main office by Feb 1.  If you dont have an eligible child, but know of someone who does, please share this notice with them.

KDGSUR.pdf 

Parent University Events in January

On January 15 in the LOHS Kiva, parents of students in grades 8-12 will learn from 6:30-7:30 p.m. about the science programs: "What science courses should my high school student take?" followed by information about math (in the same location) from 7:35-8:35 p.m.: "Is my student on the right math track?"

On January 22 in the LOHS Auditorium at 6:30 p.m., all parents are invited to view the movie "Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety" followed by a discussion facilitated by LOCS counselors, behaviorists and Family School Coordinators. 

Attention Parents!  Yearbook Pictures Needed

Do you have photos that you have taken at school events this school year? We need your help in gathering photos for the yearbook.   If you have photos of the any of the following events, (1st Day of School, Color Run, Field Trips, Halloween Parade/celebrations , Trunk or Treat....) please follow the easy instructions to upload to the school yearbook program.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Tina Zach at tina.zach@lok12.org or 248-693-5460.

Yearbook Photos.pdf 

Calendar of Events

January 18     End of Semester – Half Day for Students

January 21     MLK Day, No School

                        MLK Celebration at LOHS, 6:30-8:00 p.m. 

January 25     Kids & Kops, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

January 28     Variety Show Permission Slips Due