Monday, September 15, 2014

Parent Connection Sept 15th Issue 5

Chapel Service
You are invited to join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, September 18th, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. This week Pastor Ewings will be leading our worship. This week’s message:  Living for Jesus Means Having Patience (Job). Our mission offerings this year will be donated to our synods work with gospel ministry in India, particularly to children. Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with the Lord.

The Handchime Choir will be playing for chapel this week. Choir members should be at school and in the church by 8:15 a.m. to prepare.
No uniforms on Wednesday and Thursday! Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week are SPIRIT DAYS!
Have fun and show your school spirit and cheer on the Cross Country team as they prepare for their meet this Saturday. 

Wednesday Sept. 17th – Tacky Tie Day
Wear the craziest tie you can find, or design your own to wear!
Thursday, Sept. 18th – Sports Uniform Day
Wear a uniform from a sport you play, or the jersey or colors of your favorite sports team!
Friday – Sept.19th –Teal and Gold Day
Wear our school colors with pride!

Hot Lunch this week!
There will be a hot lunch available this Thursday, September 18th. On the menu – Frito Pie!
See the attached flyer for details.

Parents’ Night Out
Friday, September 19th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Drop off the kids to enjoy some time with friends while Mom and Dad take some time for themselves. This PNO will be bikes and scooters (weather permitting). Kids can bring their wheels and ride in the lot. HELMETS REQUIRED FOR BIKES AND SCOOTERS. Children will not be allowed to share helmets, so make sure to bring your own!
There is no cost, but free will donations will be accepted to support PTF activities. Please sign up in the lower hallway or speak to Tina Henry.
Want to help out with this or another PNO this year? Please speak to Mary Klebs or Tina Henry.

Cross Country Running
Meets Tuesday, September 16th and Thursday September 18th this week.  Practice Tuesday will again be Bonny Sosa Tuesday Night Races at Kincaid, 6:30 start time.  Practice Thursday will be from 4-5:30 p.m.
The state cross-country meet will be held this Saturday, September 20th at Eagle River Lions Park.  The meet starts at 10:00 a.m. Students should be at the park by 9:45 a.m. to warm up. Mr. Zarnstorff will be leaving the Faith parking lot at 9:15 a.m. if any runners would like to ride with him.  Go Huskies!

Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball (grades 5-8) will begin Tuesday, September 23rd .
Basketball is open to students in grades 5-8. Please sign up on the bulletin board in the school hallway. Permission slips will be sent home with interested students this week. We can also use some coaching assistance if there are parents interested in helping us out. Parents, please speak to Mr. Zarnstorff if you have any questions or are willing to help.

Keeping Connected:
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The Faith Lutheran School “Night at the Museum” Social Studies Fair will be held on Friday, October 10th!
Students in grades 3-8 should be working on their projects and should already have told their teachers what their topic is. Grades 1-2 will be working on a group project together in their classroom. Kindergarten will be working on projects at their level.

School Calendar for this week:

Monday, September 15th
·         Making Life Better Bible Information Class
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 16th
  • Cross Country – Bonny Sosa Tuesday Night Races, Kincaid, 6:30 p.m. start time.
 Wednesday, September 17th
          SPIRIT DAY – TACKY TIE  
  • Junior Choir    12:20 – 1:00 p.m.
 Thursday, September 18th
  • School Chapel Service  8:30 a.m.
Handchime Choir plays for this service.
  • HOT LUNCH – Frito Pie
  • Handchime Choir  12:30-1:00 p.m.
  • Cross Country 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 19th
·         Parents’ Night Out    6-9 p.m.

Saturday, September 20th
·                            Cross Country Meet

@ Eagle River Lions Park – 10:00 a.m.

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