Thursday, October 4, 2012

Highlight of the Week
Parent Teacher Conferences
We enjoyed celebrating students’ many accomplishments at our second evening of parent teacher conferences on Wednesday!  We thank all of our families for participating.  We certainly value the opportunity to share with you your child’s successes and goals for the remainder of the school year.  We also thank the PTO again for the wonderful meals they provided teachers! 

Fall Break
We wish your family a fun and safe fall break!  Students will be off of school starting this Friday, October 5, through Sunday, October 21st.   I hope you enjoy the time together.  Please remember that reading together each night and writing about your adventures is a great way to spend time together!  Have a wonderful time!

You received a letter in your child’s Thursday folder today that details how we will celebrate Halloween.  On Wednesday, October 31,st we will have a Halloween breakfast party from 9:15-10:15AM followed by an all school parade from 10:15-10:30AM.  Learning for all students will resume at 10:30 AM.  Please be mindful of the school’s costume guidelines when you begin to plan for your child’s costume.  Click here for additional information about the event.

Open Enrollment Dates for 2013-2014
·         Open enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year opens on November 1st and closes on January 7th.  Please see the district website for additional information.

Fall Festival
·        The PTO Fall Festival is right around the corner!  On Thursday, October 25,th   from 5:30-7:30PM the PTO will be hosting Trunk for Treating, a chili cook off, and a barbeque.  Additional events include pumpkin decorating and a costume scavenger hunt.  Click here fore more information.  Volunteers are needed!
o   Click here for information on how to volunteer for the event or register your car for trunk or treating.
o   Click here for information on how to donate candy for the event and to register to enter your chili in the Top Chef cook off.

Box Tops
·         We collected 5,104 Box Tops in the month of September!  This money is used for student rewards, Golden Ticket prizes, TCAP treats, Math Olympiad and Battle of the Books awards. Thank you for collecting, clipping, and submitting their Box Tops to their teachers.

School Advisory Council
·        Click here for minutes from the September School Advisory Council Meeting.