Parent Newsletter

December 6, 2018

 
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Kimberly Lane C.O.D.E. Bus Award

Kimberly Lane has started a new program to promote following the C.O.D.E. while on the bus. Each month, a student from each bus route will be recognized for following the C.O.D.E. on the bus from the nominations submitted by the fourth and fifth grade student bus ambassadors. The following students were recognized from the months of October and November: Charlotte Salmela, Hunter Duffy, Pranusha Udhayakumar, Avneesh Beejawat, Ishan Iska, Ayona Banerjee, Ryan Felty, Isabella Swienton, Audriana Merda, Allison Lavender, Abhay Bajwa, Priyamvada Banerjee, Gretta Baumbart, Rithik Billakanti, Disha Garg, and Keira Kraemer.

KL Bus C.O.D.E. Award Winners
 

Did You Know?

KL International Night

Do you want to travel the world without getting on a plane? Come one, come all to International Night Friday, February 22, 6-8 p.m. Enjoy international cuisine, festive and colorful performances, crafts and games, country exhibits, and more! This is a free event unless you want to shop at the bazaar. We are looking for volunteers to join our committees: exhibits, performances, and food. If you have any questions please contact Eram Mashadi at Eram.Mashadi@wayzataschools.org.
 

Plymouth Fire Prevention Poster Winner 

Congratulations to Aadi Thakker who was chosen as the first place winner in the 2018 Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Aadi won a $15.00 cash prize as well as freezie treats for the entire class.
 

Reminders

Gifts For Seniors 

Our Gifts For Seniors will be running now through December 20. Gifts for Seniors is a non-profit program dedicated to helping senior citizens who have been forgotten in Minnesota. There will be a blue barrel located in the front foyer; deposit any new items that can be delivered to senior citizens who have been forgotten by their loved ones, community and friends. Let's work together to remember them. Item requests are simple and sensible:

  • Men and Women clothing- sweaters, sweatshirts, slacks, shirts, sweats, and fleece- all sizes
  • Men and Women pajamas all sizes
  • Small appliances
  • Greeting card sets with stamps
  • Towel sets
  • Slippers (non-skid bottoms)
  • Blankets and pillows
  • Hats, scarves, mittens and gloves
  • Personal Care sets
  • Dishes and flatware
  • Books and movies on CD/DVD
  • Puzzles with 500 or less count
  • Gift cards to grocery and discount stores

Check out giftsforseniors.org for more information and gift ideas.

 

Volunteer Needs

 
 
 

PTA News

Fun Bingo Night

Thank you for coming to Bingo Night. A special thank you to Megan Nuthals for organizing and making this fun event happen and to all the teachers who volunteered to be Bingo Callers. Everyone had a great time.

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Next PTA Meeting

December 13, 9:00 a.m.

Please join us for donuts and learn what's happening at the school.

 
Around the District

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Looking for a way to say thank you and wish your child’s teacher a happy holiday season? Show them you care with the Wayzata Education Fund’s Thank A Teacher program. A donation made through this program will come with a certificate of appreciation to that teacher from their student. As a bonus, any donation of $25 or more also comes with a bundlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes – Minnetonka. Any donation through the program between now and December 18 will be delivered to your child’s teacher before winter break. Say thank you and support a good cause all at once.


Partners in Prevention Logo

Ask Ali the tough questions you might be too scared to ask in person. Alison Wobschall, M.A., director of Partners in Prevention, is a psychologist with 14 years of experience in prevention. She has a special passion for healthy brain development. Submit any questions you have regarding topics surrounding substances, mental health, and parenting strategies.


 
Community Education

Check out our addition of Discover Racquetball with Life Time! Find more information here. Grades 3-12, beginners welcome! Register here.

Upcoming Event:
Young Scientist Roundtable - Wednesday, Dec 12
Rhythms of the Heart: from normal to abnormal and back again
Event is free.


 

Calendar

Thursday, January 24, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Friday, February 22, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
3:20 PM - 7:20 PM
 
Thursday, March 7, 2019
3:20 PM - 7:20 PM
 
Thursday, March 14, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Monday, December 10, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Monday, December 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Monday, January 14, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
 
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