Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Parent Connection April 18th

Thank you to the volunteers who helped to run our activity booth at Kids’ Day at the Dena’ina Center on Saturday.

Co-Ed Track and Field practices this week Tuesday, April 19th and Thursday, April 21st from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. This week’s practices will be held at the Cuddy Family Midtown Park, on the B Street Side. Parents may pick up their child at the park at 5:30 p.m. or back at school at 5:45 p.m.

Soccer Uniforms – If your child still has a soccer uniform, it is time to bring it back to school.

On Wednesday, April 20th, we will be holding a Kindergarten Round-Up Open House from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Children and parents will be able to visit our Kindergarten classroom, see our curriculum, meet other parents and participate in activities.  Information about our Kindergarten and Elementary school programs will be available, as well as a tour of our facilities. If you would like to participate, please contact the school office to register.
If you know of any other families that might be interested, please share this information with them. Extra flyers are available in the school office.

You are invited to join us for our weekly school chapel service this Thursday, April 21st, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Families and friends are invited to come and join us in starting our day with the Lord! Handchime Choir will be playing in our chapel service this week. Handchime Choir members should meet in the church at 8:15 a.m. to prepare.

The students have spoken!  This week’s “kid’s choice” hot lunch will be - PIZZA!
PTF Hot Lunch will be this Thursday, April 21st. See the attached sign-up sheet for details.

Coming up on Tuesday, April 26th, our school will be receiving some special visitors. Mr. Paul Hartwig and Mr. Greg Schmill from WELS Commission on Lutheran Schools will be visiting to complete a school assessment. As we look to the future, our congregation’s School Focus Group and our Board for Lay Ministry have invited these experienced gentlemen to come and visit our school with the purpose of helping us to assess our preschool and elementary school programs and give us advice on improvement. They will be briefly visiting each of the classrooms in action, as well as meeting with teachers, support staff, and leadership.
During their visit they would like to meet school parents interested in sharing their perspective on Faith Lutheran School and Faith Lutheran Preschool. This group will meet on Tuesday, April 26th from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Parents your input is very valuable, please make every effort to attend. Contact Mr. Schneck if you would like to participate. Free child care provided for those attending the meeting.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Schneck.

Cake Decorating School Fundraiser – PTF is hosting a Cake Decorating Fundraiser Saturday, May 14th 10:00 - Noon.  Ana Lederhos, mom to Alice in first grade will be teaching the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating, Five Steps to a Great Cake.  All the proceeds from this class will be donated to the Sprinkler Fund.  The cost is $30 with supplies and icing provided.  Bring an eight inch cake ready to be decorated.  Sign up soon as space is limited!  Contact Sheila Lillo at  229-7901 to sign up or for more information.

The following are invitations to our school family from Faith Lutheran Church events this week:

Fish Fry Friday - April 22nd 6:00pm.  It’s time to clear out that freezer before the summer fishing season begins.  Bring your fish ready to be cooked or bring a side dish to share.   Come enjoy some great fish and tall tales.  Contact the office for more information.

Making Life Better is a Bible class led by Pastor Ewings in which participants will discover how God has made their lives better. This class, covering the basic truths of the Christian faith, is for newcomers to the faith and long-time Christians alike. Making Life Better meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!

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


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