Eat and Greet
Guidance Counselor Anne Symanski was on hand during the Saturday Eat and Greet to assist any middle level student with scheduling questions.”
Everyone got to know each other over lunch. Families brought a dish to pass and enjoyed delicious hot dogs and hamburgers from the football team.
EHS Middle Level Parents held their first PTO meeting during the meet and greet. This is a newly formed PTO that you will be hearing more about in the coming weeks.
School may have started on Tuesday but last Saturday the school was filled with parents and students.
The Eisenhower Middle School held their first Eat and Greet on Saturday for all those new 6th graders who will be attending EMHS this year, the 7th graders, and any 8th graders who wanted to attend.
The event was a huge success. Students received schedules, lunch menus, maps, a new EMHS Middle School t-shirt, and loads of information. Assistant Principal Eric Leamon greeted all the parents and spent time giving the group of more than 400 information on the start of the school year.
All the teachers were introduced and given time to greet the students and parents and welcome them to the EMHS family. The Guidance Counselor, Athletic Director, Librarian, and more were on hand to also assist students with anything they needed. Parents were also given the opportunity to attend the first EMHS Middle School PTO meeting and become members.
The students and teachers were divided into teams and conducted a school wide scavenger hunt to help them familiarize themselves with the school facility. The EMHS Library held a book fair in the cafeteria for parents and students to take advantage of. Everyone brought a dish to pass and the Knights football team cooked hot dogs and hamburgers. Thank you to all those at EMHS for providing such a wonderful day and a great start to the 2011-2012 school year for all our Middle School Students.
Praise in the Park
The Sugar Grove Community will be holding a Praise and Worship service in the Sugar Grove Park on September 10th at 6 p.m. The Praise band " For Word Motion" will provide contemporary music along with featured speaker Andy Frudd the youth pastor from the Bemus Point United Methodist Church. This service is designed for all ages and everyone is invited. Please bring a friend and join us for an incredible evening of praise and worship in the park.
A community lunch is provided at the local area churches. The first Friday of each month lunch is provided at the Mission Covenant Church. The 2nd Thursday lunch is provided at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. The third Wednesday lunch is provided at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. All lunches begin at 11:30 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. The Chandlers Valley United Methodist Church will also be having a community lunch on the 4th Monday of the month starting at 11:30 a.m. Their first luncheon will be held on Feb. 28. All are invited to attend.
The Second Harvest Food Bank distribution supplied food to 131 families during the scheduled distribution day on Aug. 19. The Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church located at 210 Jamestown Street is the host site for the Northern part of Warren County for this program. Second Harvest is the major supplier of food to charitable agencies throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania. They obtain products from the organization's warehouse and distribute them to individuals and families facing hard times in 11 counties. The next food distribution will be on October 1st.
The Sugar Grove community will be participating in the Nationwide America supports You Freedom Walk on Sept. 11 to remember 9-11 victims and honor military past and present who protect American's freedom. Sugar Grove will join cities across America to host an America Supports You Freedom Walk. Sunday, Sept. 11, is the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks against the United States
The 2011 "America Supports You Freedom Walk" sponsored by AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary will begin at the Sugar Grove Town Park at 1 p.m. The walk will be held rain or shine. Anyone and everyone, all ages, are encouraged to attend. The purpose of the Freedom Walk is to establish a national tradition to reflect on the lives lost on Sept.11 and to renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country and to honor our veterans, past and present.
Energy for Life
Sunday, Sept. 18, the Sugar Grove AMVETS Post 50 will host an Energy for Life Walkathon 5K or 1 mile walk. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and the walk will start at 11 a.m. A barbeque will immediately follow the walk. For more information log onto www.energyforlifewalk.org/northwesternpa. The walk benefits the Northwestern PA Group of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.
The EMHS Boys and Girls Junior Hugh, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Cross Country team will be holding a car wash at the Auto Zone in North Warren on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost will be a donation to the Cross-Country team.