Jump Rope For Heart – Donations due on Wed. January 31
Thank you for participating in Jump Rope for Heart! Mr. Thornton will be collecting donations for the American Heart Association through Wednesday, January 31.
The two Eugene School based Health Centers, located at Churchill and North Eugene High Schools, are open and ready to give immunizations to all children who are lacking immunizations. They are ready to schedule children who participate in public health insurance programs, or have private insurance, or are uninsured. The appointments can be made at: Churchill, tel. 541-790-5227, Claire Bierman is the Health Assistant, North Eugene, tel. 541-790-4445, Kathleen Ybanez is the Health Assistant. The clinics would like to vaccinate as many as possible prior to exclusion day on February 21, 2018. The Churchill Clinic will be open on Monday, February 19 all day, even though it is a school district holiday, and parents/children are welcome. On exclusion day–Wednesday, February 21, Peacehealth will have several persons to help with the immunizations at the North Eugene SBHC so that children can return to school quickly.
The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) is excited about the possibility of adding Edgewood Community Elementary School to our pick up service for the STEM Shuttle! We want to see what the interest level is now and see if there is enough interest in an Edgewood pickup. We hope to start picking up after school at Edgewood on Tuesday and/or Thursdays. If you’d like more information on the program you can go to https://www.eugeneaac.com/aac-shuttle or call the AAC at 541-654-4999. Space on the shuttle is limited to 10 students per day. There currently is not an option for Edgewood on the registration page, so please email the AAC at email@example.com and indicate if you’d like Tuesdays, Thursdays, or both Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost would be $30/day and scholarships are available.
Edgewood Garage Sale!
Edgewood will be taking garage sale donations late winter for a fundraiser. If you have items around the house that you no longer need please consider saving them for our community garage sale. More information to follow regarding drop off dates for those items. If you have any questions please contact Erin Ralston at 541-357-0853.
Friendship Difficulties – the focus of parent education night in February
Edgewood’s counselor Rebecca Ledbetter will help parents navigate the challenges their students’ have with friends. Come to this free program in the Edgewood cafeteria on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. Part of the session will involve a question-and-answer period. Childcare will be provided for $3/child. Please call the office if you are interested in reserving a spot.
Edgewood Apparel – shirts, sweatshirts, bags…..
We always have Edgewood shirts and sweatshirts available for purchase in the office (old styles and new). An order can be requested if we don’t have the correct size or style. Once we have enough interest, we will place an order.
- Shirts – $10
- Sweatshirts (old style) – $15
- Sweatshirts (new style) – $20
- Bags – $5
Game Night at Edgewood Friday, Jan. 26!
Enjoy a fun game night at Edgewood with your family next week! We’ll have Bingo in the cafeteria and a plethora of other games in the gym. This is an opportunity to spend time with your family, play you’re your student’s friends and enjoy the Edgewood community. This is not a drop-off event. If you’d like to loan a game for play in the gym, please drop it off—clearly labeled—with Tanya at the front office before next Friday. Please let us know if you are interested in being one of our BINGO readers.
PTA meeting Tuesday, January 16 – 6:30
Our next PTA meeting is NEXT week on Tuesday, January 16 (not this week as printed in the newsletter). We hope to see you there! Sorry for the confusion!
January is School Choice month
If you or any of your friends are interested in exploring school choice options, the district will hold an Elementary School Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. All 4J schools will hold tours and other opportunities to visit during the month of January. The application deadline is January 31.
Edgewood will be having school tours on January, 10 at 9:00am, January 17 at 5:30 and January 24 at 12:00.
More information: www.4j.lane.edu/choice
A note from Rebecca, our school counselor:
Hi Parents! Thank you for being such a wonderful source of support and encouragement for your students and the staff here at Edgewood! I wanted to put out a request for donations for incentive-based activities and reward activities at the schools. This may be a great way to get rid of some of those items in your home that may be collecting dust in a closet. I am happy to share items with other school counselors to utilize in their schools as well. Thank you so much for your help and support!
We are looking for the following:
– Trading cards (Pokemon, Yu-Gi-O, Magic)
– Legos or other building-type toys
– Play Doh and Play Doh accessories
– Art supplies and Stickers
– Small toys (McDonalds, Shopkins, plastic dinosaurs
– Favor bag prizes (rings, bouncy balls, etc.)