The first PTO meeting of the school year will be Thursday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Grantfork School. This meeting is held to one hour.
Items needed for Food Pantry
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The Food Pantry is in need of Cereal/Oatmeal, Peaches/ Fruit Cocktail, Hamburger Helper and Spices.
Family Sunday and the Ice Cream Social will be on Sunday, September 9.
Mississippi Valley Blood Drive
The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Drive will be Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Firemen Legion Hall at Alhambra Township Park.
Developmental Screening for 3 and 4 year Old Children
The School District offers free screening for children 3 and 4 years old to decide what they need to work on in order to be ready for school when they are 5. Parents that would like to have their child tested may make an appointment with Mary Korte at Highland Primary, 618-654-2017, etc.2001 to be put on the screening list. The next dates are in September.
This years enrollment is larger than previous years. Alhambra Primary has a total of 166 students enrolled with an added 5 pre-K students enrolling soon that will bring enrollment of Pre K-3 grade to 171 students. The first full week of classes, students in grades 1-3 will be doing STAR Testing (Standardized Testing and Reporting).
Box Tops for Education
The Box Tops for Education fund raiser will begin the first of the fund raisers. This one is easy as all that need to be done is to buy items most would buy anyway and cut out the small Box Top labels and save them for the school. Each label is worth 10 cents and this can add up quickly if parents, grandparents and friends remember to save the Box Tops. Look for special displays at the store and some have extra box tops.
Free Flu Shots
The Township will be offering free flu shots for residents of Alhambra and the Township again this year. The shots will be given on October 8 from 2:30-6:30p.m. at the Township Park in the Firemen’s Hall.
Mobile Flu shots will be available to any senior citizens or disabled persons. Anyone with difficulty getting around may just drive up to the Firemen’s Hall and a nurse will come out to the parking lot to administer the vaccination.
To register for your free flu shot, call Freddie at 618-488-7603 or pick up a vaccination form in advance at AG Telephone Co. or National Bank. If needing Mobile Services let Freddie know at time of registration.
Alhambra Care Center
The end of summer party will be Wednesday with games and fun times at Alhambra Care. On Tuesday, Gloria Blakely talks with the residents with a round robin discussion of memories of the way things were years ago. Thursday will be bingo and Friday Milton and Sandy will provide music and Karaoke.
Happy anniversary everyone!
August 29: Caine and Kara Kelso.
September 2: Brett and Wanda Bruhn.
September 3: Cale and Crystal Ash, Brett and Jennifer Henschen.
September 4: Eric and Allison Price.
Happy birthday everyone!
August 29: Anita Cain , Mary Starr and Kenny Diesselhorst, Doug Dennison
August 30: Crystal Haselhorst
September 1: Irving Gray, Patti Reckmann, James Quade, Amelia Luitjohan, and Alisha Tucker
September 2: Carol Henschen, Rhet Mansholt, Carson Porter, Candy Huckleberry and Tony Carroll
September 3: Luann Boda, Leon Uhe, Nick Henschen, Bradley Daudermann and Megan Porter
September 4: Mike Nagel, John Ernst
September 5: Noah Pickerill,, Mike Brown and Nicole Mindrup
September 7: Darren Hooks, Casey Western and Destiny Poggemoeller
September 8: Crystal Ash and Bradon Surbeck
September 9: Ken Ramsland, Tom Capstick, Mike Otto, Janice Korsemeyer and JoBeth Winet