Monday, October 20, 2014

Parent Connection October 20th Issue #10

Chapel Service
You are invited to join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, October 23rd, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Our chapel service message will be presented by Missionary Doug Weiser. Pastor Weiser serves as a missionary in Nigeria. Following the service he will present a brief video presentation on the mission work being done there. Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with the Lord.
For the next two chapel services we will continue to collect our mission offerings for a special project for Nigeria. This special collection will be combined with mission offerings from Grace Lutheran School in Kenai and the offering at our area Reformation service on October 26th for the purchase of a motorcycle for the Nigerian pastors to use when visiting mission stations in the bush, as roads are often difficult or impassable at certain times of the year. Please remember our brother and sister believers in Nigeria in your prayers.

Handchime Choir will play for the chapel service on Thursday, October 23rd. Handchime choir members will meet in the church to practice before chapel at 8:18 a.m.

Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball
On Tuesday, October 21st, the boys and girls will play games at Lumen Christi. Girls play at 4:15 p.m. and boys at 5:15 p.m. Go Huskies!
Thursday, October 23rd will be a regular practice at St. John’s United Methodist Church from 4:00-5:45 p.m.

There is a change in venue for next week’s games:
·         October 28th at St John’s playing
Anchor Lutheran
·         October 30th at St John’s playing Birchwood

Boxtops for Education
Our next deadline for boxtops is Wednesday, October 29th. Please bring in any boxtops you have saved for us by that time, and keep saving! Thanks!

Our “AROUND THE WORLD” Harvest Carnival takes place on October 24th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come in costume to join us for games, food, fellowship and fun!
We still need volunteers to run some of our Harvest Carnival activities. We are also asking for donations of candy for the Harvest Carnival and baked treats for our cakewalk.
Candy donations can be brought at any time and left in the school office. Cakes, cupcakes, caramel
apples, and any creations fit for our Cake Walk can be brought to school from Tuesday, October 21st and left in the kitchen. Please label items left “For Cake Walk”.

Parent/Teacher consultations are this Thursday evening and Friday morning, October 23rd and 24th.
At the end of the first quarter we require parents to make a meeting with the teacher to collect their first quarter report and discuss their child’s progress. Our registration for parent teacher consultations this year will be done online using Sign-Up Genius. If you have not already done so, please log on to our sign up page at: You may also follow the link emailed to you last week.
If you are unable to make an appointment at the times still available, please speak to your child’s teacher to arrange for a meeting at an alternate time. Please speak to Mr. Schneck if you have any questions or difficulty signing up online. The sign-up will be closed on Tuesday, October 21st.
          Mrs. Tina Henry has volunteered babysitting services in the fellowship hall during conference times on Thursday evening and Friday morning while parents are meeting with their child’s teacher.

School Calendar for this week:
Monday, October 20th   
·         Making Life Better Bible Information Class
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 21st
·         Basketball Games @ Lumen
Girls 4:15 p.m.    Boys 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday, October 22nd     
  • Junior Choir    12:20 – 1:00 p.m.
 Thursday, October 23rd   
  • School Chapel     8:30 a.m.
     Handchime Choir plays for chapel
  • Handchime Choir   12:30-1:00 p.m.
  • Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Practice
@ St. John’s UMC    4:00 – 5:45 p.m.
·         Parent/Teacher Consult. 4-9 p.m.

Friday, October 24th
·         Parent/Teacher Consult. 8 a.m. – noon

·         HARVEST CARNIVAL 6:30-8:30 P.M.

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