Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

The Teachers WIN!!!

The teachers stay undefeated after playing the 5th graders on Friday.   Teachers are going 9 years straight with beating the fifth graders in hockey.   It is getting harder and harder to stay with them and they seem to be getting faster!   The Fifth graders put up a good fight, but the teachers walked away with 5 to 2 to victory.

Check out the slide show!

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Annual PE Apparel Sale!

Students will be bringing home order forms for PE Apparel.  All forms must be returned by JANUARY 22!   You can see the colors we are offering for the shirts and sweatshirts along with the logo for this year by clicking on the link below.  There is also a link for an order form!


Thursday, January 8th, 2015

GAGA for Dollars!!

We would like to ask for your support with a Physical Education WISH. Our playground has space to accommodate a GAGA BALL PIT—and we’d love to have a pit added to our green space.

The game of GAGA is high paced, high energy and high fun. It combines the skills of dodging, running, jumping and eye/hand/body coordination. The addition of a GAGA PIT on our playground would benefit:

*PE: Support our instructional skills.
*Recess: Provide another activity for children on the 2-5 playground.
*Community: Available for after hours use for family, friends and community members.

Our PTC has donated partial funding from the Fall WALK•A•THON earnings. We believe we can cover the total cost through a special two week fundraiser.

GOAL: Donate $1.00 per child.

INCENTIVE: Class that raises the most $$ will be first to use the GAGA PIT once it is assembled.

FUNDRAISER DATES: January 12-23. A weekly update on the winners will be posted.


Send your GAGA DOLLARS to school so we can have a Georgetown Gaga Pit!

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Pillo Polo/Hockey Play Resumes!

IT’S BACK! We have started our anual pillo polo/hockey tournament. Each class gets divided into four teams and each team gets to come up with their own team name. They have fun coming up with their own team name and they come up with some originals! Then each class gets to play in a tournament. 1st and 2nd play with pillo polo sticks and 3rd-5th play with hockey sticks. They love this unit! We like it because it teaches them how to play on a team and how to be good sports win or lose. Stay tuned for the upcoming traditional 5th grade vs. teachers hockey day.

Here are a couple of photos and a short video.




Thursday, December 18th, 2014

PE CARES Bowling Trip

Well, we had an awesome time at our PE CARES bowling trip to Hudsonville Lanes!! Mr Bowens class went and really showed off their bowling skills that they have learned in PE the last couple of years. We are so thankful for businesses like Hudsonville Lanes who care enough to support our kids and give them a trip for all their hard work in the PE CARES food drive. Please remember to support them when you decide to go bowling with your families :) Here are a few pictures….






Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Jump With Jill!

WOW, what a cool way to tie in all the stuff we have learned about My plate, food groups and benefits from eating healthy in P.E., than with an exciting assembly with Jump with JILL! Ask your kiddos what they have learned about food and their bodies.





Monday, November 24th, 2014

PE CARES winner!!!!!

So excited to tell you that Georgetown families brought in over 2500 donated items of food to help out LOVE INC to give to the many families in Hudsonville!! Thank you so much for your willingness to help with this project! Here are the top 5 totals:
1st – Mr. Bowen 442
2nd – Miss VanArkle 196
3rd – Ms. VanderStel 175
4th – Mr. Kooiker 148
5th – Mr. Gort 144

Mr. Bowens class will all receive PE CARES t-shirts (donated by Hudsonville Bowling Lanes) and a bowling field trip in Dec. Well done Georgetown School!!!!!

Here are a few pictures…..






Friday, November 21st, 2014


Because of our snowdays this week, we are ending PE CARES on Friday Nov. 21. We will give you a full update on Monday to see which class gets the PE CARES t-shirts and the bowling field trip. LOVE INC. in Hudsonville will come to collect all items on Monday so all the food that was donated will be distributed to our Hudsonville families. Thanks so much for your help!

Thursday, November 6th, 2014


This week we started our annual PE CARES (Collecting and Regiving Essential Supplies) project. All students were asked to donate non-perishable food items to give to needy families in Hudsonville. We will keep collecting until Nov. 20. The class that brings in the most items will win a PE CARES t-shirt and get to have a bowling field trip to Hudsonville Lanes!!!! Thanks for all your help!!

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Turkey Trot Winners

Yay, we had some of our students from Georgetown El win prizes at the Turkey Trot for coming in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place. Here are their names…

Pre K – Izzy Smies
1st gr – Noelle Baar, Maggie Szlachcic, and Oliver Smies
2nd gr – Cadence Williams, Abby Scholma, Lexi Armstrong, and Cole Williams
3rd gr – Eli Sytsma
4th gr. – Keiley Herr and Elise Conkel

Congratulations to these runners and all our participants for doing a great job!!!

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