Box Tops Contest deadline Friday, Oct 24

Hopefully those Box Tops that you have been saving all summer can now be put to good use for our school. We will be having a contest to see which classroom can collect the largest dollar value of Box Tops. Grades K – 8th can participate. For all grades the Box Tops will be collected in your child’s homeroom class except for the 6th graders where they will be collected in their 2nd period class.

The winning classroom will be treated to an ice cream party. Prizes will also be awarded for the second and third place winners. You can get other friends and family involved to help boost your child’s contribution. The contest will end Friday, Oct. 24th.

FYI:
·         For a complete listing of all participating Box Top products please visit:
http://www.boxtops4education.com/AboutBoxTops/Products.aspx

·         We are also collecting Campbell’s “Label’s for Education” UPC’s. They will not count towards the Box Top contest, but they help us to earn playground equipment.

·         For a complete listing of all participating Campbell products please visit:
http://www.labelsforeducation.com/eligibleproductsEN.aspx

Thanks from your Box Top Team

boxTops4Education

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Fall Break could be Inspirational! Inspirations Deadline Tuesday, Oct 21

Fall break will be a great time to finalize your Inspirations entries!

Get creative with our Inspirations theme: What a Wonderful World.

Students can enter in 9 different categories:  Photography, Film/Video, 2D Visual Art, 3D Art, Dance/Choreography, Theatre, and Musical Composition.

Entry forms are at the front desk and in Mr. Pratt’s room. Projects are due on Tuesday, October 21st. For questions, go to charterinspirations.blogspot.com  or contact Dawn Douglas aggiedawn@gmail.com or Mary Parker mary.p.parker@gmail.com

 

An Inspirations Showcase will be held Friday, Nov. 7 @ 6:00 PM and an Awards Assembly will be held Wed. Nov. 12, @ 2 PM.

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After School Activities sign-up now to fall break

Students and parents may sign-up at the office from now until Fall Break. Checks are made payable to the class teacher. Classes will start the week of October 20 and go until the week of November 17. Class times are from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
MONDAY

CHESS CLUB – Joe Price: Grades 1-8,  Free
The chess club will be a mix of instruction and time to practice with other students. All ability levels are welcome. We will have more advanced instruction for students who have played in the past as well as basic instruction for those that are new. We will be preparing to compete as a school at the district and state tournament

CROCHETING FOR EVERYONE (Parents are welcome!) – Celeste Albright: Ages 10-Adults,  $15
This is a class for beginners, intermediate, or advanced students. I will show you how to chain, do multiple stitches, finish projects, read patterns, and make anything from scarves to lace. I will have three patterns available for each skill level.  All skill levels will be in the same class. So start your Christmas gifts now! Fee includes a hook, a pattern, and yarn. If you want specific yarn, you’ll have to bring that yourself.

TUESDAY

ZENTANGLE ART – Mr. Pratt:  Grades 1-8,  $25
See how fun doodling can be through Zentangle techniques. Students will learn simple and complex patterns that can be used to enhance the visual effect of so many art projects. Students will walk away with 3 Zentangle projects by the end of the 5 weeks. Returning students will work on more complex patterns and projects.

WEDNESDAY

JAPANESE CLASS – Wendy Ahlman:  Grades 1-8,  $35
We will be learning beginning Japanese skills. Specifically we’ll explore reading, writing, speaking and understanding the spoken language. We’ll have 2 culture classes during the session as well. During those classes, we’ll learn to make Japanese food and enjoy the dishes we made!

BEGINNING FENCING – Bethany Andrews:  $35
This class is exactly what a budding swordfighter is looking for! Fencing teaches self-discipline, strategy and critical thinking. It has been described as “chess at 80mph”. In this introductory class we will learn footwork, simple blade work, how to build a tactical plan, the rules of the game and (of course) weapon safety. Fencing equipment will be provided for use during class time.

THURSDAY

OVEN-BAKE CLAY CREATIONS -Mary Parker:  Grades 1-8, $35, Limit 8
Students will work with non-toxic oven-bake polymer clay (sculpey) to create fun projects such as pens, jewelry beads, charms/keychains, magnets, and animal figures.

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October Birthday Table, RSVP by Friday, Oct. 10, 1:00 PM

October Birthday Table

RSVP to Mrs. Richardson (801) 489-7828 by Friday, October 10 by 1:00 pm. The Birthday Lunch Table is the 2nd Monday of each month. All children celebrating a birthday that month and their parent(s) are invited to participate in this fun tradition. If parents would like to purchase lunch from the cafeteria the cost is $2.75. If parents plan on attending, you must RSVP to Mrs. Richardson in the office — (801) 489-7828 — by the Friday before. Please plan on attending lunch with your child during their lunch time.

Lunch Times
1st – 11:00-11:30
2nd – 11:10-11:40
3rd – 11:20-11:50
4th – 11:30-12:00
5th – 11:40-12:10
6th – 12:00-12:30
7th – 8th – 12:45-1:15

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Skate Night Wed. Oct 8

Our first Skate Night is Wed., October 8 from 5:30-8:30 at Orem Classic Fun Center (formerly Classic Skating). Entry is free. You may bring your own skates, blades, or scooters.

Skate rental is $2.00, blade rental is $3.00 and up, scooter rental is $3.00.  Skateboards, Rip-sticks and swivel cars are prohibited.

Dinner is available for $3.00. Choose from nachos, pizza, or hot dog and a drink.

Wristbands for the Bouncing and Space Station Climbing Activities are $3.00.

Hope to see you there!

ClassicSkating

 

Do you want to teach an after school activity? Deadline for submission today, Oct. 6

If you are interested in teaching an After School Activity, please send the following information to Joy Herring at k2joyk3@hotmail.com by Monday, October 6.

Class Name
Teacher Name
Teacher Contact Information
Short Description of Class
Days Taught
Cost

After School Activities will start after Fall Break and run for 5 weeks.