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Mardi Gras - Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

MDDear Families,

It’s Mardi Gras time! Our annual school carnival will be held this Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be fun games, prizes, delicious food, face-painting, and photobooth. We look forward to seeing you all there!

This is a Charlemagne community event and we want everyone to participate and enjoy the festivities. If you or someone you know needs any assistance in order to attend Mardi Gras please connect with Madame Bernadette or your student’s teacher. 

Cakewalk donations and other volunteers are still needed for the event- please sign up to help out!

The Mardi Gras Store will be open every day this week after school. Come by and get your beads, masks, hats and all that glitters. 


Have a great week!


Chris Miller & Brooke Parrill

PTO Co-Chairs


Upcoming Events

February 9: Mardi Gras
February 19: No School - President's Day
February 20: PTO Meeting


Thank you for supporting Math Madness!

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We reached our goal & raised over $10,000 with your help, support, and

generous donations!!


Yay Charlemagne community!


Many Thanks to this year’s Math Madness team:

• Rachel Anderson: Mom of Felicity (1st), Calvin (2018 kinder), & Ramsey (3rd - Edgewood) Anderson

• Paulomi Bhattacharyya: Mom of Ishika (4th) and Ayush (kinder) Chakraborty

Julie Kim: Mom of Nina (4th) & Ava (2018 kinder) Vivek

• Sudha Rajendran: Mom of Adarsh and Akshaya (2nd) Rajendran

• Marcia Yu: Mom of Dylan (4th) & Sophie (kinder) Myrick



Immunizations

The two Eugene School based Health Centers, located at Churchill and North Eugene High Schools, are open and ready to give immunizations to all children who are lacking immunizations. They are ready to schedule children who participate in public health insurance programs, or have private insurance, or are uninsured. 


The appointments can be made at: Churchill, tel. 541-790-5227, Claire Bierman is the Health Assistant, North Eugene, tel. 541-790-4445, Kathleen Ybanez is the Health Assistant. 


The clinics would like to vaccinate as many as possible prior to exclusion day on February 21, 2018. 


The Churchill Clinic will be open on Monday, February 15 all day, even though it is a school district holiday, and parents/children are welcome.   


On exclusion day--Wednesday, February 21, Peacehealth will have several persons to help with the immunizations at the North Eugene SBHC so that children can return to school quickly.


Lourie Morgan RN, BSN

4J Regional Nurse 



M. Chapelle's Music Website

Our new music teacher and old friend M. Chappelle has been working on his music website Check it out!

https://sites.google.com/site/chappellmusique/


Repeated from Previous Weeks

The articles below were in a previous week, but are included again for your reference.


Treasure Island at Rose Children’s Theatre 

Rose Children’s Theatre proudly presents their production of Treasure Island. The story of Treasure Island is a classic. Originally written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1883, this adaptation by ArtReach Children’s Theatre Plays’ Kathryn Schultz Miller encompasses all the elements needed for an entertaining story.  Rose Children’s Theatre invites you to join them on a slightly different adventure, as Jim Hawkins, after having his worst day ever, dreams of a better life as a pirate. He meets pirates Billy Bones and Long John Silver, as well as beautiful mermaids, dancing crabs, and some very vocal parrots.


Performances are February 16 and 17 at 7:00 p.m. and  February 17 and 18 at 2:00 p.m. at The Wildish Theater, 630 Main St, Springfield, OR. This cast showcases the talent of 51 actors in grades 3 through 10, under the expert direction of Judy Wenger and Rebekah Hope. Please join them on this adventure and cheer them on as they set sail on the wild seas.


Tickets for Rose Children’s Theatre’s Treasure Island may be purchased online at https://rosechildrenstheatre.org/ or one hour prior to showtime at the Wildish Theater box office. Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $9.00 for children and students. 



OBOB Update

We are holding weekly lunchtime meetings on Thursdays for grades 3-5 to go over example questions and hold mock battles. Official school battles are Feb. 20-23. If you would like to volunteer during a lunch meeting or to help run the school battles, please email charlemagneobob@gmail.com.


There is now a Sign-Up Genius page for reserving rooms after school to hold meetings with your child's OBOB team if you wish. Note that all room requests must go through this online sign-up. There are no sign-ups in the office. Also, please read all of the rules and responsibilities when signing up. And please note that a parent must be with the children at all times.



Mardi Gras - Save the Date!

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Charlemagne's annual Mardi Gras carnival is February 9 from 5:30-7:30. Carnival games, photo booth, face painting, food, friends, and family. 


Parent volunteers are needed for help with set-up, which will be after pick-up on Friday, Feb. 9, and clean-up, which will be immediately after the carnival. 


Contact Erika at enoteboom@hotmail.com if you're able to help or for any additional information, or sign up now online


Also needed are dessert donations for the cake walk. If you're able, please drop donations in Room 1 on Feb. 9.



The 2018 Wordcrafters Young Writers Short Fiction Contest is ON!

All elementary, middle, and high school students in students in Lane County, Oregon are eligible, whether they attend public, private, or homeschool.


There will be awards for the top 3 stories in each age category. The winning stories will also be published in our 2018 anthology.  

STARTING NEXT WEEK: We'll begin sending out weekly writing prompts that can be used for inspiration.

All the details and online entry form can be found here:

https://wordcraftersineugene.org/young-writers/contest/



Traffic Safety

Reports of traffic issues have come in regarding backups on E. Amazon and 39th. For the safety of all, please consider these safety guidelines:

• If two or more students attend, the older student(s) should use the drop off/pick up zone of the youngest sibling.


  Do not stop where your child is standing for a pick-up, especially if there is an empty space in front of you to pull forward. Continue to move forward so traffic is not backed up. Your child will make her/his way to your car on the sidewalk.


  Drive slowly and do not “leap frog” ahead to an open space. If everyone pulls forward, this should end that practice.


• Do not drop off at the front door, continue to pull forward to ease traffic flow.

• Please refrain from using your cell phone in the pick-up line.


  Do not get out of your car. If you need to get out of your car to support the entry/exit of your child(ren), then please park in a designated

space.



T-Shirt and Sweatshirt BLOWOUT!

tech.purple.frontThere are still lots of t-shirts and sweatshirts left in the main hall display case! Come grab them while you can: $8 for t-shirts and $15 for sweatshirts. Just leave a check with Bernadette in the front office.


Charlemagne's  Annual Soirée

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Mark your calendars!  Our annual Soiree will be Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Downtown Athletic Club. It’s going to be a ton of fun!  Looking for ways to contribute? We are seeking:


• Business sponsorships 


• Goods or service donations from your business


All donations are tax deductible. Fundraising dollars support classroom assistants and interns. These assistants reduce the student to teacher ratio, provide additional support for students, and share French culture.


Please contact: Jessica  Barnhart at jessicatbarnhart@comcast.net or Elisha Hibbard at elishahocking@mac.com



Winter Session Of After-school Golf & Tennis Starts Soon!

All levels K-5 are welcome whether you are brand new, or you are trying to earn your next TGA color level. TGA brings the golf course and tennis court to you, making it convenient and affordable to learn and play golf or tennis right on your school campus in a fun and safe environment. All equipment is provided! Financial aid is available! 


Sign up today at www.playtga.com/soregon! 


Tennis – Wednesdays 2:55-3:55 p.m.


Golf - Fridays 1:00-2:00 p.m. 


Location: Charlemagne playground/field/gym



Oak Hill Second Semester After-School Enrichment

February 5 – June 1, 2018

Oak Hill School is thrilled to announce all after-school programs are open to the public and registration is open for the 2017-2018 first semester. This is an outstanding after-school opportunity for students of all ages.


See the Oak Hill website for more information.



Treetop Academics: Robotics!

Our Winter term Science class will be a multi-disciplinary experience in electronics leading to integration in robotics. This class will introduce the fundamentals of circuitry, electronics, programming, and integrating these concepts with Robotics and hands-on applications. Students will be given

differentiated challenges, tasks, and opportunities to increase their

own individual abilities while working with others in groups. We

will be working with simple circuits and electricity, focusing on the

fundamentals into the larger world of robotics and programming.


If your student has ever looked at an electronic device and asked,

“How does that work?” or “How can I make that?” then, this is the

right place to start. The aim of this class is to offer opportunities for

each student that will build a foundation in the content areas from

the ground up. This will be a comprehensive class with a focus on

supporting the student to explore, create, and learn in the world of computer science, technology, robotics and programming. Currently, this is term one of a two-term experience in Electronics and Robotics. No prior experience is necessary.


Please see the Treetop Academics website for more information.



Rubik's Cube Competition & Teacher Workshop

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

North Eugene High School -

Eugene, OR


Read the More Information page for competition details and how to borrow or purchase cubes for the competition.


Competition & workshop are free - No entry fees or workshop charge!

Competition registration closes February 2

Click Here To Register for Competition



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