Keep your eyes out for Reading Olympics!

Our NEW fundraiser, The Reading Olympics is coming up! It will be a celebration of reading where students will be able to work towards a Bronze, Silver or Gold certificate of achievement award. This fundraiser is replacing the Direct Donation Drive. The goal is to raise $10,000 which goes directly into funding special programs in our school such as Artist in Residence, Field Trips, Outdoor School and more! More information will be coming in February. To volunteer, email PTAEdgewood@gmail.com.
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New PTA website address

Please note that the Edgewood PTA has a new Website address-easier to remember! It is http://edgewoodpta.com .
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Silent Auction help needed!

Robin Detmer, coordinator of the Silent Auction at Fun Night, is looking for a couple of people who would like to help with the silent auction portion of Edgewood Fun Night in February. Our Silent Auction is a huge fundraiser for Edgewood and a lot of fun for families and students on Fun Night. Please email rdetmer@gmail.com if you would like to help!
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Kids Yoga coming to Edgewood!

Logo_05-small1In these fun and active classes kids will stretch and energize their bodies and their minds through individual and group poses, mindfulness games and creative relaxation techniques. Packed with playfulness, positivity and fun, these classes give kids the tools they need to manage their behaviors to lead happier, healthier and more peaceful lives. Winter session runs Fridays after school in the library from Jan 27th – March 24th. Cost is $84. Register online at www.yogaplaygrounds.net.


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Fidgets2Widgets available on no-school days

pqxG5mQoOpen all day during no school days and when the school district closes due to weather, Fidgets2Widgets is the perfect solution for parents who find themselves without their normal afterschool care. Learn more at Fidgets2Widgets.com.


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New Website address

Address Book-528Please note that the Edgewood PTA has a new Website address-easier to remember and less costly than the digital PTO site. It is http://edgewoodpta.com.


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Happy New Year!

Welcome back to school! We hope everyone had a lovely break and you arrived safely at school today. We hope you are ready to help make the rest of the Edgewood school year a huge success. We will keep you updated on all of our needs for the remainder of the year. Consider making it a resolution to participate in at least one activity this year. We can use volunteers with all of our projects — our next one is the Reading Olympics!


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Oregon Battle of the Books nears

74d774a7-804a-4072-8b8d-ebbb2a1dfc1eWow! We have 75 Edgewood students – on 17 teams – participating in OBOB this year! Our next OBOB meeting is January 11th from 1:45-2:45pm in the library. All interested students should now be on a team. At this meeting, we will mock battle all books and prepare for February’s Battle Week!

On Wednesday mornings, get more OBOB battle practice! Join us in the Edgewood library for mock OBOB battles from 8:10-8:25am every Wednesday until Battle Week. Drop in on your way to class.


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After School Homework Club Coordinator Needed!

user-groups-528There is interest among the staff in starting an after-school homework club.  If you are interested in taking the role of parent-in-charge of this project, please let Tanya (bunson_t@4j.lane.edu) or Sally Krueger (krueger@4j.lane.edu) know .


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LOST and FOUND Lead Volunteer Needed!

Lost and Found-240Our lost and found is always ridiculously full. We are hoping to find one or two parent volunteers who would be willing to periodically choose non-rainy days throughout the year to spread the lost and found items out more visibly along the Breezeway fence at drop off.


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