Monday, April 4, 2016

Parent Connection, April 4th

Thank you to those parents and students who helped out at our “Underwater Adventure” event for families on Saturday!

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer practices this week on Tuesday, April 5th and Thursday, April 7th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Taku Elementary.

The ACSAA Indoor Soccer Tournament is this Friday, April 8th. The tournament wil be played at UAA’s Wells Fargo Building on Providence Drive from 4-7 p.m.
Come cheer for your Huskies!

As this is a tournament week, we also have some Spirit Days Planned:
Wednesday, April 6th – Beach Day
Dress for fun in the sun! Hawaiian shirts, shorts, etc. (No swimsuits.) Make sure to bring sweat pants or snow pants for outside recess.
Thursday, April 7th – Camo Day
Where did the students go? Wear camouflage clothing of any kid.
Friday, April 8th – School Pride/Teal and Gold
Dress in your school colors if you have them, or wear your school logo t-shirt, sweat shirt, or if you are a Faith athlete, your Faith sports uniform. Go Huskies!
Please note: These are not “dress down” days. Students not dressed for the spirit day theme should wear their school uniforms.

Junior Choir meets this week Wednesday, April 6th at 12:20 p.m.

You are invited to join us for our weekly school chapel service this Thursday, April 7th, 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! The Handchime Choir will be playing for this chapel service. Handchime members are asked to be at school and in the sanctuary by 8:15 a.m. to warm up.

Handchime choir meets this week on Thursday, April 7th at 12:30 p.m. Thank you, students and Mrs. Zarnstorff, for your service in our chapel worship last week.

Grades 3-5 will be visiting the Loussac library in the afternoon on Friday, April 8th. Students are reminded to bring their library cards and any books that are due.

Track for both boys and girls is scheduled to begin April 12th. Track is open to students in grades 4-8. We need volunteers to help coach and assist. If you are willing and able to help us out, please contact Mr. Zarnstorff.

Friday was the last official day for Pennies for Patients collection. However, if you have forgotten to return your coin box, you can still bring it in to your classroom  by Wednesday morning. The results will be announced after chapel on Thursday. Thank you for supporting the work of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!

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

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 continues this evening, Monday, April 4th 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

Men’s Bible Study meets Saturday, April 9th at Barbie’s CafĂ© on Lake Otis Parkway at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Ewings is currently leading the study “Five Things You Can Do to Live a Jesus-Centered Life”. Please contact Pastor Ewings at 792-9788 to sign up or order a book.

Ladies Craft Day on Saturday, April 9th  from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This month bring a new craft idea to learn. We will enjoy a devotion and snacks as we work on our projects. Bring any project to work on even if it isn’t new. Contact Claire Zarnstorff at 792-9688 for more information.

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