Monday, March 17, 2014

FLS Parent Connection - March 17, 2014

Welcome back to school! We hope you have had a restful spring break, and we ask God’s blessings on our school family as we begin our fourth quarter.

Here are some links (click on the title) to other articles from Lutheran Parent  that you may find useful:

The apple (and the apple tree) by Luke Werre
Have you ever vowed never to be like your parents, only to catch yourself barking out the same words to your children that your parents used with you?

Reading is Not Natural  by Dr. John Juern
What can you do to help your child become a skilled reader?

Your family is invited to worship with us at Faith at our weekly Lenten service this Wednesday, March 19th at 7:00 p.m. You are also invited to join us at 6:00 p.m. prior to the service for our soup supper potluck. You may bring a soup, salad, or other dish to pass, or just come hungry. Please join us for this enjoyable pre-worship fellowship!

Pennies for Patients  continues through March 27th.  Pennies for Patients is a program to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by collecting spare change. Every little bit helps! Please support the students in this opportunity to use our gifts to serve others.
Wondering what The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society does? Visit their website here.

 Please join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, March 20th, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. 
This week’s speaker: Pastor Hackmann from Peace Lutheran Church in Eagle River.
Theme: Habakkuk 2:18
Begin your day with the students of Faith Lutheran as we worship the Lord together. Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with our Lord.

PTF hot lunch this Thursday is sloppy joes, chips, veggies, fruit and dessert. Please return the attached slip attched to the Monday note if your child wishes to purchase a lunch.

Parents, Teachers and Friends will be meeting this Tuesday, March 18th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. On the agenda are Kids’ Day and various other things.  Please contact PTF president Mary Klebs if you have any questions.

Report cards for third quarter will be sent home with the students this Friday, March 21st.

Co-ed indoor soccer practices this Tuesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 20th from 4 to 5:45 p.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church.The team will play another round of rally games on Friday, March 21st at Lumen Christi from 4 to 7 p.m. You are invited to come and cheer the Huskies on!

Toddler Time is an hour of educational activities, structured play and a snack for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Toddler Time meets on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. in the Faith fellowship hall. For more information contact Mrs. Cara Ewings at 792-9388.

Grades 6-8 will be attending the Alaska Junior Theater musical presentation Black Violin  on Wednesday, March 19th at 10:15 a.m. at the PAC. Students are asked to return their permission slips to attend the performance by Tuesday afternoon. 
Mr. Schneck has two extra tickets available. Any school parents that would like to join us as a chaperones are welcome. (You don’t have to have a child in grades 6-8 to participate.)Please see Mr. Schneck if you are interested.

This week's Calendar…

Tuesday, March 18th    
·         Indoor Soccer Practice   4:00 p.m.
                   @ St. John’s Methodist
·         Parents, Teachers and Friends (PTF)
Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 19th    
·         6-8 Field Trip Black Violin  9:30-11:30 a.m.
·         Junior Choir Practice    12:30 p.m.
·         Soup Supper      6:00 p.m.
·         Lenten Service at Faith     7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 20th   
·         School Chapel Service     8:30 a.m.
·         Handchime Choir Practice   12:30 p.m.
·         Indoor Soccer Practice   4:00 p.m.
                   @ St. John’s Methodist

Friday, March 21st  
·         Report cards sent home     
·         Soccer rally games @ Lumen Christi
4-7 p.m.

Sunday, March 23rd
    Join us for worship at Faith Lutheran Church!
·         English worship services  
8:15 and 11:00 a.m.
·         Sunday School / Adult Bible Class 9:45 a.m.
·         Spanish worship 12:30 p.m.
·         Hmong worship 3:30 p.m.

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