|10/30 (F) Box Tops for Education submission deadline|
|10/30 (F) Edison Halloween Parade!|
|10/30 (F) Kids' Carnival 6:30-8:30 pm|
|11/23 (M) Early Release, 12:00 pm; Parent Teacher Conferences|
|11/24-25 (T, W) NO SCHOOL; Parent Teacher Conferences|
Important Date Changes!
Please mark your calendars. Parent-Teacher conferences have been moved from Oct 28, 29, & 30 to Nov 23, 24, & 25. Monday Nov 23rd will be an early release at noon and there will be no school for students on Tuesday Nov 24th or Wednesday Nov 25th. There will be classes on Oct 28, 29, & 30. The Halloween Parade will take place on Oct 30.
We had 51% participation and 86,800 recorded minutes and this was an increase of 12,688 minutes over last Olympics.
So far we have raised $16K dollars for our library and literacy support! You can still bring in any pledges.
The Podium Standings are:
Bronze - Susan Dwoskin's Room w/10,319 minutes
Silver - Brian Reavis' Room w/10,923 minutes
Gold - Carrie Ann Naumoff's Room w/12,663 minutes
Awesome job!!! Thank you Edison Families!!!
Drop off old costumes in the marked box in the front office starting 10/5. We will organize them and make them available for free after school. Costume "shopping" day TBD, but will be in plenty of time for Halloween. Dig out those costumes! We are also looking for a few volunteers to help sort and set up. Contact Mimi Kato at email@example.com if you are interested. Thanks!
Join us for the Edison Fall Kids’ Carnival on October 30th! The doors open at 6:30 pm and we will start to wrap things up at 8:30 pm. It will be a spooktacular night with games, prizes, activities, pizza, ice cream, and more! Wear your costume and have some fun!
Ways you can help:
1) Sign up to volunteer at the Carnival or donate treats to the Treat Walk at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4fafae22a7f94-edison1
2) Donate new or gently used items to the Kids’ Raffle. Kid-friendly toys, games, sports equipment, gift certificates, and electronics are all appreciated. Donations can be placed in the Kids’ Raffle Donation bin in the Edison Foyer.
3) We are also looking for Karaoke equipment to use during the Carnival.
If you have any questions please contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Meet the Masters Art Program is a Parent-led art education series that is in its 5th year here at Edison. Many returning volunteers have already stepped forward to help lead the sessions again this year, but a number of classes could still use some volunteers. If you are interested in learning more about this wonderful and interesting arts education program or in volunteering, please contact Elaine Lawson at ELLGSB911@gmail.com.
Patricia Donohue, one of Edison's Educational Assistants and great garden supporter, has started a garden activity she's calling Monday Mindful Gardening. She has organized a number of kid-friendly activities -- drawing, music making, dead-heading flowers, raking leaves --- in the garden during lunch recess. The first Monday was a huge success and she could use some extra adults to assist. Monday Mindful Gardening is held in the garden on Mondays from 11:30-12:30. Patricia can be reached at email@example.com Robin is also looking for 2 or 3 parents to help assist with cooking projects in Edison classrooms on Monday/Wednesday afternoons during the month of November. If you are interested, please send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
It's Box Tops time! Send your Box Tops to school by October 30, and Edison will get cash for them in December-- cha ching! Each Box Top is worth 10 cents, and they add up quickly. So keep on clipping and help the school reach its $1000 goal!
Oregon Battle of the Books Sign-ups are coming soon!
OBOB sign-ups for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will go home in school folders at the end of the month. The teachers will be creating the OBOB teams from these forms. Students are encouraged to start reading now. A list of this year’s great books can be found at: http://oboblsta.pbworks.com/w/page/53190130/3-5_Titles_Page
Any questions, please contact Katie at email@example.com.
Halloween Family Fun at the Eugene Family YMCA on Friday, October 23 from 6-8pm. Festivities will include Face Painting, Harvest Carnival and Bounce House, Crafts, a Spooky Room, a Movie in the Pool and a Dance Party! Grab your costumes and join the fun!
A huge thank you to Sonam Wilson, Shannon Hagengruber, Elaine Lawson, Christabelle Moore, Sonya Margerum, Jessie Wagner, Mandy Beall, Kari Parsons, Krista Stieglitz, Keli Y, Sujata Sanghvi, Fangjuan Du, Karen Dunne, Sherry Bosch, and Renee Turner for the delicious spread of food for the teacher/staff luncheon this past week! And thank you to Heather Schulte for the beautiful flowers! The teachers and staff REALLY appreciate it!
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