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The Sanibel School

By Staff | Oct 15, 2019

The Sanibel School, at 3840 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, presents the following:

Students of the Month

The following youths were selected by their teachers as the Student of the Month: Blake Walsh, kindergarten; Lucy Wolf, first grade; Kacelyn Noorlander, second grade; Ava Andrews, third grade; Aiden Jarvis, fourth grade; Wythe Pettit, fifth grade; James Doss, sixth grade; Ben Lejeune and Addie Pettit; seventh grade; and Crystal Jones, eighth grade. They were recognized for exhibiting the habit of being proactive for the month of September. They were featured on the morning news and their pictures can be seen on the Student of the Month Bulletin Board.

Interact Club collecting donations

The Interact Club is collecting items for the Lifeline Family Center in Cape Coral until Oct. 25.

It needs baby items, like formula, diapers, baby wipes, baby shampoo and wash towels.

It will collect from elementary classrooms or items can be dropped off in Mrs. Dykhuizen’s room.

Student makes honor choir

Fifth-grader Eva Anderson-Kilgore has been accepted to the All State Southern Regional Elementary Honor Choir.

It consists of the most talented fourth- and fifth-grade singers from southern Florida. Over 1,000 students auditioned to be a part of the ensemble.

She will travel to Miami on Oct. 19 for the festival. She will participate in an all-day rehearsal and workshop with a world-renowned guest clinician and culminate her experience with the All State Southern Regional Elementary Honor Choir concert.

Dodgeball Tournament taking sign ups

A Dodgeball Tournament will take place on Oct. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium at the Sanibel Recreation Center, at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel.

There will be three divisions: grades 3-5, grades 6-8, and community; the community division is open to parents and alumni of The Sanibel School who would like to participate.

The winning teams from the student divisions will receive a pizza party at lunch one day during the week of April 15; the winning team from the community division will receive free admission to the Fall Music Showcase on Nov. 14.

Interested players should form teams of 5-6 players and submit a Team Registration Form, which are available in the front office. Each player needs to submit a liability form and a $8 registration fee.

All materials must be submitted no later than Oct. 17 at 3 p.m.

Additionally, all dodgeball teams should come up with a uniform to wear for the tournament, like special matching T-shirts, socks and shoes. Keep in mind that the uniforms must be school appropriate or the team will be disqualified from the competition. On the day of the tournament, students can wear their dodgeball team’s uniform to school to get in the spirit.

The community it welcome to come out and support the players.

Concessions will be available for purchase.

All proceeds raised will support the Seahorse Chorale and school’s Music Department.

For more information, contact Joey Giangreco at josephag@leeschools.net.

For more information, call 239-472-1617 or visit sbl.leeschools.net.