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Knightly Knews 10/6/17 Friday, OCTOBER 6, 2017

Fall is in full gear: classes are settling in to a routine, and athletics & club activities continue! It's been a great first five weeks of school and we look forward to keeping things rolling.

Sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences (October 18 & 19). Click here to go to the parent sign up site.

Pictures and information from this week are below, as well as a schedule of next week's activities at the bottom of the page. Have a great weekend!

Knights in the Knews

Blue vs Green on Friday--lots of spirit shown!

Building & Site Sinking Fund

In a little over a month, you will be asked to decide an important issue in the November election. The Troy School District is asking voters to consider a 1 mill Building and Site Sinking Fund. This fund would be created at NO INCREASE TO YOUR CURRENT TAX RATE and would allow us to make necessary repairs and refurbishments to Smith and the rest of our schools.

If you have questions about this proposal, there is lots of information and a FAQ link on the TSD website.

But the most important thing to do right now is to make sure you are registered to vote! The last day to register is Tuesday, October 10th. Here is the form, which can be dropped off at the City Clerk's office.

As always, thank you for your support!

Announcing Troybery Books!

ANNOUNCING THE OFFICIAL START OF THE 2018 TROYBERYS! See Mrs. Chatel’s blog for more details about our awesome Troy Middle School Media Center reading program, now in its 18th year. Please encourage your child to participate!

PTO - Fall Clean Up

The Smith PTO is organizing a school fall clean up on Saturday, October 14. This could be a great opportunity for a family activity, and will help Smith look great now and in the spring. Thanks for helping! Click here for more info and to sign up.

PTO - Kroger & Amazon Smile

Did you know there are 2 ways you can earn money for Smith without spending any extra money?!

1. If you sign up for Kroger Community Rewards, every time you use your Kroger Plus Card a percentage of your purchase will go to the Smith PTO. You must reenroll every year in May so if you haven’t renewed please do so now. Smith’s organization code is #82743.

2. If you shop on Amazon Smile and choose Smith Parent Teacher Organization as your organization Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchase to Smith.

PTO - Box Tops

There are only a few more weeks to collect and bring in Box Tops to be considered for the raffle ending on Monday, October 23. For every 10 box tops that you send in, your child will be entered to win a $10 Dairy Queen Gift card. Two winners will be announced. Please contact Cari Coffer at colorcc.222@gmail.com with any questions. Thank you!

TFEE Pistons Fundraiser

Learning Matters

All Oakland County parents are invited to attend the free workshop at Oakland Schools on Saturday, October 14, entitled Reading and Writing: "What's Home Got to Do with It?" More information can be found here.

Weekly Schedule for 10/9/17

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