|12/15 (T) Parent Council Holiday Potluck 6:30 - 8pm|
|12/16 (W) Art Walk Planning Meeting, 7 - 8pm|
|12/17 (Th) Winter Sing|
|12/21 - 1/1 NO SCHOOL - Winter Break|
|1/4 (M) - NO SCHOOL - Budget Reduction/Furlough Day|
|1/5 (T) - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development/Planning Day|
|1/6 (W) - CLASSES RESUME|
|2/11 (Th) - Cafe Alva Talent Show|
|3/12 (S) Spring Art Walk, Laurelwood Golf Course|
THIS TUESDAY! Pease join us Tuesday Dec. 15th from 6:30 – 8pm for the Parent Coucil Holiday Potluck. All are welcome! This year's potluck will be hosted by Audrey and Trevor Betenson at 1900 E. 27th Ave. Please bring a dish to share: A-G drinks, H-M sweets, N-Z savory. Childcare provided. See you there!
Coffee, tea and chocolate orders will be ready to take home on Wednesday morning! Look for your order outside your child's classroom at drop off or pick up. If there are ceramic mugs in your order, please handle your box or bag with care! For questions or problems with your order, please contact Jen Thoennes at 541-345-4970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEER NEEDED! We need someone to pick up our chocolate order at Euphoria Chocolate Company in West Eugene on Tuesday, December 15 at 12:00 and deliver it to Edison by 1:00. The boxes will easily fit in (but fill) a car, suv or minivan. Please contact Jen Thoennes if you are available to do this task. 541-345-4970 or email@example.com
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Adult volunteers are needed to help pack the coffee, tea and chocolate orders on Tuesday, December 15 at 1:00. If you are interested and available for this fun and delicious smelling task, please email Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org or just show up to the cafeteria at 1:00.
Art Walk Planning Meeting - December 16th, 7-8PM in the library. If you would like to be a part of the planning process or coordinate a classroom activity please come to this planning meeting! Snacks will be provided.
Classroom Art Coordinators still needed for the Art Walk Projects
Please contact email@example.com you are interested.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH, Support our student musicians and come bring your voice and holiday spirit!
9:00 am for All-School assembly
6:30 pm for evening Family sing and 4th grad performance and 5th grade Tone Chime choir
Meet the Masters is in full swing at Edison!
The first artist this year is Alexander Calder, an American artist who is well known for his kinetic mobiles and large outdoor stabile sculptures. Be on the lookout for a Calder-esque mobile or stabile coming home with your student in the next couple of months. There is now an exciting opportunity to see two original Calder mobiles on display at the University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. These are displayed in the Focus Gallery until January 30, 2016. And, from January 6th to February 12th entry into the JSMA is FREE to all visitors! http://jsma.uoregon.edu/location-and-hours
The Toucan Times Needs More Contributions!
Every month we collect poems, stories, drawings, word puzzles, jokes, interviews, and recipes with a common theme. December's theme is "Let It Snow." Please bring your submission to the "Toucan Times Mail Box" in the front office or send to firstname.lastname@example.org Label your submission with your full name, teacher and grade so we can keep track of submitted items. Submissions are due December 15th. The Toucan Times will be distributed the last week of each month.
Give Gifts that Give Back to Edison! Here is your eScrip Holiday Shopping Tip of the Week
Put a Post-it on your computer monitor so you don't forget to use the eScrip Online Mall to access your favorite shopping websites. Remember shopping.escrip.com to earn for Edison! Amazon, Target, Gift Card Mall, Disney Store, Nordstrom and hundreds more!
Edison's Direct Drive is ON! Critical staffing and programs depend on the generosity of Edison families through our Direct Drive. Did you know that over a quarter of our annual fundraising typically comes from the Direct Drive? Without this support, we would be facing either staffing cuts or more fundraisers. So, please help keep Edison strong with scheduled monthly or quarterly tax-deductible gifts through your bank's bill-pay service, or with a one-time check made out to Edison and given to Nan. Edison students, staff, and teachers thank you!
Holiday Tales and Book Making Workshop at the Salmon House Writers Workshop Dec. 21st through Dec. 23rd 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In this fun three day workshop for 8-12 year olds, students will enjoy listening to traditional and modern holiday stories, learning story crafting basics, and creating their own holiday tale.On day three, we'll make a storybook from the participants stories to share with family and friends! All materials provided. Please bring a snack. Tuition is $90 per student. To register, call (541) 326-6112 or visit salmonhousewriters.com.
A big thank you to Renee Turner, Emily Marquardt, & Melissa Gish for helping process and tabulate all the coffee, tea and chocolate order forms! And a shout out to the Thoennes children for their contributions to the process.
A giant thank you to all the families who donated items for Time of Sharing - your sharing spirit is critical to our Edison community!
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