The UO Science and Invention Fair for K-8 students on April 13th
The UO Science and Invention Fair for K-8 students is just around the corner on April 13th, 2019 from 11am-3pm. The UO Science Fair features not only great original science projects by area students, but also many hands on outreach activities. The event is free and open to the public.
Students who wish to enter a project in the fair should sign up on our website by April 8th. Scholarships are available for any student with financial hardship who wants to register a project.
NFL Youth Flag Football
NFL Youth Flag Spring registration is now underway for Boys and girls ages 5-14. Season Starts April 14th and the end of season playoffs is June 9th. We are limited to 24 teams for Spring. If you would like to coach contact me via text or call (541)255-8763. Join the largest youth flag football league in the Northwest.
Registration link: http://www.maximussports.com/pages/nflyouthflag
STEaM Eugene – Wednesday, March 20th from 4:30-8:00 pm at Churchill High School
4J School District is hosting a free community event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics
Throughout the night, we will offer family STEaM activities for all ages, a student exhibition of learning, and community partner exhibits. Additionally, there will be a panel discussion regarding climate and water issues and showing of the film Inventing Tomorrow-the future is brighter than you think, followed by a Q & A with community stake holders.
Nominate “A Champion in Education” Today!
Who is your champion in education? An inspiring teacher? An encouraging school secretary? A caring school counselor or nurse? A dedicated volunteer? A principal who leads by example? A bus driver who always takes the time to listen? A custodian who helped in a time of need?
Now is the time to recognize their contributions at the 13th annual ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards!
To learn more and nominate a 4J employee or volunteer, visit http://www.4j.lane.edu/2019-ace-awards-nominate-a-champion-in-education. The nomination deadline is March 31.
Come see your nominee be honored at an awards ceremony on May 7, 5:30–7 p.m., at North Eugene High School. One nominee in each of the five categories will be named an ACE Award champion.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 4J Communications at 541-790-7734 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duck Dash Details
The Duck Dash, is a terrific local event that is fun, gets kids moving and promotes fitness and healthy living. Below are the Duck Dash details.
Please visit the website for additional information. You can register online and you can find mail in registration forms in the Edgewood office.
- Race Day: Saturday, April 27, 2019
- Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
- Age: Must be at least 4 years old on race day
- Race Distance: Approximately 1K (approx .6 mile)
- Age: Must be between 4-12 years old on race day. Kids age 4-12 are welcome to participate. Kids 6 and under MUST have a chaperon run with them on the course. (Although, any age child can run with an adult if he/she chooses. There is no charge for adult chaperones. 1 adult per child please.)
- Packet Pick-Up: Pick-up race packets at the Expo on Friday or in person near the starting line on Saturday. More details will be available in 2019.
- Goodies: Kids Duck Dash participants receive a youth sized, short sleeve t-shirt, finisher’s medal, reusable goodie bag with finish line refreshments, a Eugene Marathon reusable water bottle and the Krusteaz Pancake Breakfast! Kids who participate in the “marathon” and turn in an Official Kids Duck Dash Tracker (at packet pick-up) also receive a finisher’s certificate!
Coat Drive to benefit Edgewood Village!
Some of our students in Courtney’s class are organizing a coat drive to benefit Edgewood Village. Gently used coats can be donated in the front office next week as well as the week after Spring Break.
The Silent Auction at Edgewood’s Fun Night needs a big ticket donation!
We have collected amazing items so far for the auction — including nights at local hotels and even a casino! We are trying to gather some bigger items as well — do you know of anyone who would be willing to donate a night or weekend at a beach house or a condo in Sunriver or at a getaway cabin? Let Amy Phillips know now! She can be reached at email@example.com.
We are collecting wine for a wine wall for the Silent Auction. This is a fun part of the auction for adults! If you are willing to donate a bottle of wine valued at $12 or more, please contact Helen at firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s Spirit Week!
We saw a lot of whacky socks and fun animals around Edgewood today. Spirit week continues…..Tomorrow is Hat day/twins day!
Tuesday – Hat day/Twins Day
Wednesday- Wacky Wednesday – wacky clothes, hair, etc.
Thursday – Rainbow day
Friday – Pajamas
2019-2020 KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION – Thursday at 6:00!
Do you have an incoming Kindergartner next year? Do you know someone who will have a Kindergartner at Edgewood in the fall? Next year’s enrollment packets will be available starting at our Kindergarten orientation on March 7th. This orientation is intended for both parents and kids. It’s an opportunity to visit the school, meet some of our staff and gather information on starting Kindergarten in the fall!
Parent Info Night – March 13 – 6:30
The topic of this parent info night will be around friendship issues. The evening will be led by Rebecca, our school counselor and will take place in the library.