Monday, January 12, 2015

Parent Connection January 12th Issue #20

Chapel Service
You are invited to join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, January 15th from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Our chapel service message will be presented Mr. Zarnstorff. This week’s theme: Living for Jesus Means Talking to Him (Daniel).Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with the Lord.

Report cards for the second quarter we distributed last Friday.
Parents, please sign and return the accompanying envelope. If you have any questions about your child’s 2nd Quarter report, please feel free to set up a meeting with your child’s teacher.

Junior Choir and Hanchime Choir
Junior Choir resumes practices this Wednesday, January 14th at 12:20 p.m. Handchime choir will resume practices this Thursday, January 15th at 12:30 p.m.

Co-ed Volleyball
Practice this week on Tuesday, January 13th and Thursday, January 15th. On Friday, January 16th, the team will have its first round of games at a rally night at Lumen Christi from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Players, please remember your knee pads!

Here’s a run-down of the rest of the month’s rally nights as scheduled at this time:
Friday, Jan. 23 - @ Lumen Christi  4-7 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 30 - @ Lumen Christi  4-7 p.m.
Special thanks to Channing Lillo and Mike and Mary Klebs for coaching volleyball this season!

Basketball Parents
You should receive an email regarding the trip to the Evergreen Basketball Tournament.  Please reply to the email promptly.
Library Visit
Grades 6-8 will be visiting the Loussac Library this Friday, January 16th. Students are reminded to bring their library cards and any books that need to be returned.

There will be no school classes on Monday, January 19th for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Spelling Bee
Our school spelling bee takes place a week from Wednesday on January 21st in the fellowship hall. The students in grades K-2 will have their own classroom competitions, while grades 3-8 will compete in the school bee at 1:00 p.m. Parents are invited to attend.

Art Fair
Our Faith Lutheran School Art Fair is Friday, February 6st!
All entries need to be submitted for judging by Tuesday, February 3rd. We hope to have EVERY student participate with one or more entries. (Students are allowed up to three entries.) If you have any questions, please refer to the guidelines included with the Art Fair flyer that was sent home before Christmas break (extra copies are available in the box by the office), or speak to Mr. Schneck.

100th Day Activity
On Tuesday, January 27th, to celebrate our 100th day of school, the students of grades K-8 will be making a trip to the Planetarium at UAA. The cost of this field trip is $5. We also have a limited number of seats available to parents who would like to attend this event. A permission slip for this event will be sent out later this week.

School Pictures
Group photos were taken today of the school classes. Individual photos have already been taken for the school yearbook. Electronic copies of your child’s photos will be made available soon. You will be notified when they are ready.

The next PTF meeting is Tuesday, January 20th at 6:30.

Wildtree Freezer Meal Workshop
This is a fundraising event for PTF.  On Saturday January 31st at 10:00am Tricia Hackmann will host a Wildtree Freezer Meal Workshop in the Fellowship Hall.  In this workshop you will prepare either 6 or 10 meals to take home to your freezer.   You must RSVP to receive full instructions and to ensure enough products will be on hand.   What a fantastic way to support your school and make some great dinners.  See the attached flyer for complete information and how to RSVP.

Labels for Education
The Labels for Education you have been collecting can be sent in for our January Bonus Collection.  Please send them in with your child, this includes Pepperidge Farms product UPCs.  Thank you for saving them.

This week’s calendar…

Tuesday, January 13th
·         Volleyball Practice   4:00 p.m.
                   @ St. John’s Methodist

Wednesday, January 14th
·         Junior Choir     12:20 p.m.

Thursday, January 15th
·         School Chapel Service     8:30 a.m.
·         Handchime Choir     12:30 p.m.
·         Volleyball Practice   4:00 p.m.
                   @ St. John’s Methodist

Friday, January 16th
·         Volleyball games @ Lumen Christi
           4:00-7:00 p.m.

Monday, January 19th
·         MLK Jr. Day - No School Classes

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