The Providence Lamp-Post, September 11, 2017

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Let’s go Crazy! First Fun Lunch and Crazy Sock Day this Thursday

Our first Fun Lunch is Thursday, September 14th.  Lunch will be Chik-fil-a Sandwiches, chips, and fruit. Dress is Providence T-shirts, jeans, and crazy socks. For those who prefer, uniform shorts, uniform pants, or uniform skirts are also permitted.  

If your child needs a gluten free meal, please email us at

Fun Lunch volunteers:

We appreciate your help in serving this week!

Fun Lunch: Upstairs

Fun Lunch: Downstairs

Box Tops Collection

Please keep bringing in your Tops before the October 21st deadline!  Mrs. Su’s class is ahead in the LS with 101 Tops and Augustine has the US lead with 116.  The Wal Mart Tops promotion will continue through the end of this month.

Providence T-Shirts

If you need a new Providence t-shirt, be sure to stop by the school office to pick one up. The price is just $12 to show your Providence pride. We are able to sell t-shirts during the school day after chapel, except between 2:40-3:10.  


Math in Focus Observation Days are this week

Co-teachers of students in grades K-6th are invited to observe their student’s math class to view calendar time and general lesson flow.

  • Sept. 12th: Kinder, 3rd, 4th
  • Sept. 14th: 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th

Feel free to move between classrooms if you have students in multiple classes. Please make other arrangements for younger siblings during this time so we may keep the class time as authentic as possible.  Most math classes take place between 8:20 and 9:40.  Please check with your child’s teacher for his math class time.

Third Grade Friday Lunch in the Park this Friday

Bring a sack lunch and drink and join us around the corner from school at Harris Community Park on September 15th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. for some playtime with friends and their families. Hope to see you there!

5th Grade Shurley Grammar Workshop this Thursday

Language Arts teacher, Courtney Robinson, will lead co-teachers through the question and answer flow and answer Shurley Grammar questions this Thursday, Sept. 14th at 3:40 in room 256.  Mrs. Kemp will watch students and siblings during this time. Please email if you will need childcare.

PreK-1st Grade Friendship Tea

We hope that your student has invited his guest for the Friendship Tea to be held on Thursday, September 21st from 2:00-2:40pm. Thank you for understanding that we are limited to one guest per student.

We are still in need of some tea things and volunteers to serve.    

Food and Volunteer Sign Up

Tea Items Needed

Math in Focus Bar Model Training for Co-teachers Sept. 19th

This training event is focused on the initial teaching of bar-modeling as a new concept and is most beneficial to every 2nd grade co-teacher and all co-teachers new to teaching Math in Focus in grades 2-4. Miranda Lehmann, our Math in Focus chair will lead this training in the small chapel from 8:20-9:30 am and give you some timely help as your students approach chapters on bar-modeling in the following weeks.

SWR Kindergarten Refresher Sept. 21st

Just in time for our Kindergarten classes to have their first spelling list, Sarah Billman offers this refresher course for all Kindergarten co-teachers.  We’ll meet Thursday, September 21st at 8:20 a.m. in the small chapel and review what you’ll need to know to help your Kindergartener be successful with his first spelling words.

First Grade Math in Focus Workshop Sept. 21st

Led by our First Grade teachers in their classrooms, co-teachers and students will explore together how to think to solve algebraic-style problems.  Please bring a quiet activity for siblings.  

Upcoming September Events

19 – Bar Modeling Training for Co-teachers at 8:15 a.m. in the small chapel

21- PreK-1st Grade Friendship Tea  2:00-2:40 p.m. in the gym

21 – SWR Kinder Refresher Course  – Sarah Billman 8:15 in the small chapel

21 – 1st Grade After School MiF Algebraic Workshop – students and co-teachers together in First Grade classrooms

26, 28, 29 – School Pics (Grades PK – 2 on Sep. 26, 3rd – 8th Sep. 28 and whole school pic, 9th – 12th on Sep. 29)

26- 1st Grade- After School Playdate in the Park (3:00-4:30)

28 – Kindergarten Field Trip to UMHB (9:30- 11:30)

28 – 4th Grade After School MiF Long Division Workshop – students and co-teachers together

29 – 2nd Grade- Friday Lunch in the Park Playdate



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