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OCTOBER REMINDERS

Monday, October 16, 2017

SCHOOL’S TELEPHONE NUMBER IS UP AND RUNNING:

Our landline is NOW properly working. You can reach as at (510) 278-2598. Each grade has an extension on which you may contact your child’s teacher. You DO NOT have to listen to the entire message, you may dial the extension at any time. Our wireless number is (510) 861-1947. The FAX number is (510) 278-2557. Thank you for your patience as we steadily make our new site “home.”

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRES:

Mrs. Adza is spearheading Lea’s families’ collection of items desperately needed by the fire victims. The first load will be taken to those in need on Wednesday, October 18. We will be placing the items on the picnic tables in the Breezeway! May God bless your selfless giving always!

THE GREAT PIG RACE!

Preliminary races will be held this week on Monday and Tuesday! The great race is scheduled for MONDAY, OCTOBER 23! If you can join us, the fun will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall.

PARENT APPEAL FUND:

The first installment of the $130 for the Parent Appeal Fund is due on Wednesday, October 18. For your convenience the installments have been divided into two payments of $65. If you would like to postdate a check for $65 and send it in before the deadline, you may do so. The checks will not be given to the treasurer of the Parents’ Club until October 20.

AUTUMN FESTIVAL ~ Friday, October 20, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.:

We could use HALLOWEEN decorated cookies and juice boxes. We could use more parent power to help us with set up, manning the games, and clean up! Please come and sign up to help us. This will be a day to remember for our students; there will be wagon rides, Halloween games, and a pumpkin patch for students to enjoy! Set up time will start at 8:30 a.m. after you drop off your student. Don’t let our students down!

FREE DRESS:

Teachers’ received a list of students who can have free dress this Friday. Please remember when students are given a free dress day, sweat suits, tank tops, long skirts, camouflage/army-styled clothing, negative wording or violent graphics on T-shirts are NOT ALLOWED.

HALLOWEEN FOOD PARTY LIST ~

A contribution list is posted.

(K-4 STUDENTS) DRIVERS’ LIST is posted for BETHESDA RETIREMENT CENTER FIELDTRIP, OCTOBER 31:

We will treat our “adopted” grandmas and grandpas with Christian and Halloween songs on Tuesday, October 31. We need many drivers to make this fieldtrip possible. This is a wonderful way to spread joy to the elderly in our community, and to be Christ-like on earth in taking care of the sick and shut in as Jesus commanded. The sign-up sheet is posted.

DRIVING ON SCHOOL FIELDTRIPS:

All drivers need to have a current driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a driver’s vehicle verification form on file with your child’s teacher. Please check with the teacher to ensure that all information is current and up-to-date.

(K-4 STUDENTS) PERMISSION SLIPS

for Bethesda fieldtrip were due back at school on Friday, October 13.

RED RIBBON ACTIVITIES, October 23 – October 31:

Students will be learning the importance of making healthy, lifestyle choices during this time. On Wednesday, October 25, teachers will be wearing red shirts and would like their students to wear their RED polo/sweatshirts to celebrate our healthy lifestyles! We will also have our all-school, healthy luncheon on the school’s picnic area at 11:30 a.m. Don’t forget to show stewardship over taking care of mother earth by sending lunches in reusable containers.

PAINTING:

We are in need of a few parents to help with painting one side of the school’s building on the Via Arriba. Mr. Chan will be putting up Lea’s name to identify our school.

PRESCHOOL:

Please let your friends and families know about our wonderful preschool program. Our team of teachers are nurturing, patient, and loving as they teach our little ones about God and expose them to many fun, early childhood activities.

PARENT CLUB MEETING, November 3, 2017:

Mark your calendars now for our next meeting! The Lion Cubs and kindergartners will be entertaining us, and there will be pictures of the many events which have taken place since our last meeting; come enjoy the food and fellowship with each other after the meeting!

UPCOMING CALENDAR:
Friday, October 20:
  • Autumn Festival
  • Setup time will be at 8:30 a.m.
  • Fun time! ~ 9:30 a.m. – noontime
  • Clean up will begin at 11:45 a.m.
Monday, October 23:
  • The Great Pig Race
  • FREE DRESS for students whose  parents helped on Parents’ Work Day
Wednesday, October 25:
  • All-school healthy lunch on lawn area
  • Students wear RED shirts to school.
  • First installment of Parent Appeal Fund due: $65
Monday, October 30:
  • Alameda County food drive begins!
Tuesday, October 31:
  • Halloween activities
  • Noontime dismissal for K-4 students
Friday, November 3:
  • Parents’ Club meeting 7:00 p.m.

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