Weekly Memo Sept 7

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  1. MARK YOUR CALENDER for the Casa & Elementary Parent Social (6-6:30pm) & Parent Discovery Evening “The Building Blocks for Life-Long Success” (6:30-8:00pm) on Tues, Sept 19th. North Star Head Teachers will provide you with some insight into each of the classrooms at North Star and explore how the key components for self-directed learning (expectations, responsibility, self-evaluation) increase over the duration of our program building a strong foundation for life-long success. Learn how to best support your child outside of school to become self-sufficient and increasingly responsible at each progressive stage of development. Childcare will be available for Casa & Elementary North Star students and the sign-up sheet for both attendance and childcare will be posted on the office bulletin board Mon, Sept 11th.
  2. MOJA MONDAY! Our first Moja Monday of the year is taking place this Mon, Sept 11th! North parent, Maria Wentzel, will be in our lobby Monday morning to start your day with a complimentary cup of delicious Moja coffee. Bags will be available for purchase at a cost of $14/bag of which $6 will go towards the school! This is a fundraising effort for every classroom and profits are used to purchase new classroom materials which means a prepared and happy learning environment for everyone!
  3. INFANT & TODDLER PROGRAM There are still a few more spaces in the Infant & Toddler Program this term. Please feel free to forward a copy of the attached application form to friends and family!

Casa

  1. CHANGE OF CLOTHES A reminder to please ensure that your child has a complete change of clothes, including undergarments and socks, which are to be labeled and left in a bag on his/her hook in the coat room. In addition to bathroom accidents, students also require a change of clothes for the occasional classroom water spill and outside play on a rainy day.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will play courtyard games for PE next week.
  2. USED UNIFORM SALE A reminder that the Used Uniform Sale is taking place in the Cedar Room tomorrow Fri, Sept 8th. The door will be open from 8-8:45am and 2:45-3:15pm.
  3. PIZZA DAY Attached please find the order form for September Pizza Days. Please note that the deadline to submit your order for all dates is Mon, Sept 11th.
  4. CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK If you are interested in becoming a parent volunteer for any of the fieldtrips where volunteers are needed throughout the year please see Jeanne for information on obtaining a criminal record check.

Elementary

  1. NEW PROCEDURES A reminder that the new Elementary student forms are due tomorrow Fri, Sept 8th.
  2. USED UNIFORM SALE A reminder that the Used Uniform Sale is taking place in the Cedar Room tomorrow Fri, Sept 8th.
  3. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will have Skills & Drills for PE next week.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will have Skills & Drills for PE on Tuesday and begin biking on Thursday. Attached please find the permission form and Endless Biking waiver. Please complete and submit both these forms to your classroom teacher on or before Mon, Sept 11th.
  5. PIZZA DAY Attached please find the order form for September Pizza Days. Please note that the deadline to submit your order for all dates is Mon, Sept 11th.
  6. AFTER SCHOOL ART We have extended the deadline to register for the Sept-Dec sessions of After School Art to tomorrow Fri, Sept 8th and have attached another copy of the registration form for your convenience. At this time a couple of the sessions will need to be cancelled due to insufficient numbers so please submit your form if you would like to register your child.
  7. CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK If you are interested in becoming a parent volunteer for any of the fieldtrips where volunteers are needed throughout the year please see Jeanne for information on obtaining a criminal record check.

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