Trunk or TreatTHIS SaturdayOctober 26!Don’t miss it!
The Principled AcademyWeekly NewsOctober 21, 2013
Trunk or Treat is THIS coming Saturday, October 26!Wear your costumes and come out for the fun!Please bring in bags of candy to the school office! All donations are appreciated!Games, food, haunted house, giant slide! Celebrate with friends and family!Everyone is invited!Saturday Night, from 5-7:30 pm!Halloween Candy Gramswill be on sale before school, at lunch time, and after school beginning this week. For only $1 you can get a personalized message on a card and some candy delivered to anyone at the school!Thank you for your support!
UNICEF boxeswillgo home next Monday, October 28. Collecting for UNICEF is ourOctober Community Service. Students will be learning about the important work of UNICEF helping kids around the world. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.Thank you for your support!
Please click here to sign-up on the form for the clubs.Performing Arts Club
For 4th-8th grade students on Thursdays,3:30-4:30 pm.Free Demonstration Classthis Thursday, Oct. 24!Please sign up on the form and return to office.Club begins Thursday, Nov. 7th. $35 for 4 week session.
Please sign up to try it out. See flyer about club and sign-up by clicking here.Nature’s Vision Fundraiser will startMonday, Nov. 4th. They have excellent qualityt-shirts and other items that would make great holiday gifts! Look for the fundraiser catalogs on Monday, Nov. 4.Boxtops for Education:
Our next deadline to turn in Boxtops for Education is Nov. 1st. Please keep collecting them and bring them to the office by October 28th! Thank you for your help!Hot Dog Lunches are every Wednesday: Hot Dog lunches are available for all students in preschool through 8th grade. The cost is $3 for a hot dog, drink, chips and fruit. Extra hot dogs are $0.50 each. Please order and pay on-line by clicking here and paying by credit card or with PayPal! You can also order by printing the PDF order form here and returning it to school office with your payment.School Calendar 2013-14:Please click here for the google calendar. If you would like to sync with our google calendar click the add calendar button at the bottom of the calendar.
Upcoming Events:Nov. 1, Friday: Harvest Festival, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Siblings welcome!Nov. 11, Monday: Veterans Day Holiday, NO SCHOOL.Nov. 14, Thursday: Picture Make-up or Retake Day. Bring unwanted packet to school to get a retake.Nov. 25, Monday: Teacher Workday. School holiday for K – 8th students. Preschool held as usual.Nov. 26-27, Tues./Weds.: Parent-Teacher Conferences for parents of Preschool – 8th grades.Nov. 28-29, Thurs./Fri.: Thanksgiving Holiday, NO SCHOOL.Thank you to all of our parents and families for your continued support.Have a great week!
|WEEKLY NEWS FOR OCTOBER 15, 2013|
The Principled Academy
September 16, 2013
Thank you for joining us at Halcyon Park on Saturday. It was a pleasure to spend the afternoon with our wonderful school community at our Annual Back to School Picnic.
Thank you to the PTO committee for organizing it, and to all of you who helped with preparation, cooking, jumper supervision, and clean up. Please make sure you submit your service hour coupons for credit. Please click here for service hour record form.
This year we will have TWO Back to School Nights!
This week will be for 1st-8th grade parents on Friday,Sept.20, 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Next week will be for Preschool and Kindergartenparents on Friday, September 27th: from 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Parents are invited to attend one or both Back to School Nights and hear from the teachers about what will be happening in the classroom during the school year, including curriculum and expectations.
Childcare will be available at both events!
All adults attending Back to School Nights receive a free raffle ticket to win a Family 4 pack of tickets to see Disney on Ice in October! Other prizes are tickets to see Lionel Richie in concert!
International Peace Day, this Friday, September 20, 10:30 a.m.: All students will participate in the
International Peace Day events that we will hold on Friday morning starting around 10:30 a.m. Students have been busy this week painting peace rocks. 8th grade students will conduct a Peace Day Assembly as the each student places the rock on the country of family heritage. There will be a march on Washington Ave., led by the 7th and 8th grade class, with teachers chaperoning. All parents are welcome to attend! We are looking forward to a meaningful event!
We are still accepting orders for The Principled Academy t-shirts and sweatshirts. These can be worn any day of the week as part of the uniform. The order form can be found here. Please print it out and send it to the school office with payment made out to The Principled Academy.
Clubs start this week!
Please click here to sign-up on the form for theclubs. All the clubs are on one form to make it easier for you!
NEW CLUB!! Computer Club for 5th – 8th graders only. Starts Tuesday, October 1st. Will meet Oct. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 3:30 -4:15 p.m. Only $25 for 4 sessions. Hurry! Only 8 students maximum! Learn Website program, HTML, CSS, background and #page.
Kindergarten-8th grade students receive weekly Behavior Reports and Preschool Parents have folders in the Preschool with School Notifications and child artwork.
Every Monday, each child in Kindergarten through 8th grade will receive a Behavior Report with school work and handouts inside. Please empty the envelope, review and keep the student work, initial the front of the envelope, and return the envelope with your child on Tuesday.
Hot Dog Lunches are every Wednesday: Hot Dog lunches are available for all students in preschool through 8th grade. The optional lunch program is a fundraiser for the 7th and 8th grade Washington, D.C. trip 2015. It costs $3 for a hot dog, drink, chips and fruit. You can also order by printing the PDF order form here and returning it to school with your payment in your child’s Behavior Report or to the office.
Community Service Project Opportunity:
California Coastal Clean-up, this Saturday,
9/21, 9 – 11 a.m.: Please bring your family and join other Principled Academy families to participate in our September Community Service. We will help with the California Coastal Clean-up on Saturday, 9/21. Meet us at the Monarch Bay bridge at the south end of Marina Park to check in with the City of San Leandro. The city will provide trash bags, gloves, and water to all volunteers. Bring a reusable water bottle as water will be dispensed from large containers. Join the fun, get service hours, and help save the planet!
Thank you to all of our parents and families for your continued support.
Welcome Back! We are looking forward to seeing everyone again and hearing stories about your summer!
School will be starting on Tuesday, September 3rd. Preschool and Before Care opens at 7:30 a.m. The playground opens at 8 a.m. for all Elementary students. The Kindergarten room will be open at 8 a.m. to greet all Kindergarten students. All classes for Kindergarten through 8th grades start at 8:30 a.m. Please have your students well rested and ready for the first day of school! The teachers are all looking forward to greeting everyone. They have wonderful plans for all classes.
Call our office (510) 351-6400 with any questions.
Monday, June 17: Preschool resumes. Kindergarten Summer Program begins.
June 24 – 28: Summer Camp for 2nd – 8th grades(Monday – Friday)
Thursday, July 4: Independence Day. SCHOOL CLOSED.
August 5 – 9: Summer Camp for 2nd – 8th grades(Monday – Friday)
August 26 –30: SCHOOL CLOSED FOR CLEANING.
(Monday – Friday) NO SCHOOL WILL BE IN SESSION.
Monday, Sept. 2: Labor Day Holiday. SCHOOL CLOSED.
Tuesday, Sept. 3: First Day of School. Preschool opens 7:30 a.m. Kindergarten room opens 8 a.m. 1st – 8th grade classes start at 8:30 a.m.
Please come celebrate our Silver Anniversary Gala this Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 5-10 pm at the gracious Grandview Pavilion, 300 Island Drive, Alameda.
Tickets are available online, as well as sponsorship opportunities.
For more information or to buy tickets, please click here.
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