Cheri's Weekly Update 1-31-13

posted Jan 31, 2013, 10:16 AM by Cynthia Friedman
Upcoming Events:
Friday, 2/1: Territorial Seed Order due
Monday, 2/4: Report Cards sent home
Tuesday, 2/12: Field Trip to Hult Center
Thursday, 2/14:Valentine’s Day Celebration
Sunday, 2/17: Bhangra Dance performance at Asian Celebration-4:15 pm
Friday, Feb.22: Spaghetti Dinner to kick-off DDD and Student Craft Fair 

FEBRUARY’S FIELD TRIP TO THE HULT CENTER: Tuesday, Feb. 12, our class will attend a youth concert at the Hult Center. This special 45 minute concert, The Planets, by Gustav Holst, is made possible by the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. We’ll travel by LTD, leaving school at 11:20 and returning by 2:20. The cost for this event is $6.00. This includes admission and bus fare. Please complete the attached permission form, enclose a check made out to Ridgeline (or cash) and return to school by Friday, February 8. Scholarships are available for this performance. For scholarship information, please call the office (541-681-9662) or email:
cheri.spies@ridgeline.org 

HOMEWORK PACKETS: Please return homework packets this Friday. Reports cards will be sent home Monday, Feb. 4. 

SHARING THEME (week of 2/4): Something made from wool,
(week of 2/11): A joke or comic strip 

VALENTINE’S DAY: We’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day on Thursday, Feb 14. I have attached a list of student names so children can label cards for their classmates if they like. Distributing cards is optional. However, if you choose to bring Valentines, please be sure there is one for every child in class. 

HOUSE OF CHEN: Our Chinese luncheon was delicious. Special thanks to Annie, owner of House of Chen, for this wonderful outing. Thanks also to our parent supervisors. We couldn’t have done it without you! 

BHANGRA DANCE AT ASIAN CELEBRATION: Our class will dance at the Eugene Asian Celebration, held at the Eugene Fairgrounds Pavilion. We’ll perform on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 4:15. This event admits children for free and every family that participates will receive one free adult admission. To receive free admission, we need to give a list of names to the Celebration organizers in advance. Please let us know, as soon as possible, if you plan to attend. You are welcome to come early in the day on Sunday to enjoy the many wonderful events. Clothing: Girls are asked to wear bright colors and boys wear jeans and a white t-shirt. (Boys will also wear a sash and headband provided by Ridgeline.) Please e-mail, send a note or call 541-681-9662 to let us know you will attend. If you have questions or if your child needs a ride, let me know. Go to
http://www.asiancelebration.org for event schedule. 

Cheri and Azusa 

“The Planets” Permission Form 

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the class will attend an elementary youth concert sponsored by the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. This concert will take us on a galactic adventure through outer space! We’ll discover the parallels between music and science as we travel from Mars to Neptune featuring Gustav Holst’s The Planets. The performance is narrated by Willam Hulings with conductor, Danail Rachev.

This concert takes place at the Eugene Hult Center and transportation will be by LTD bus. We will leave school at 11:20 after an early lunch and return by 2:20. The cost for the event is $6.00 per person. This includes admission and bus fare. Please complete the attached permission form, enclose a check made out to Ridgeline Montessori Charter School (or cash) and return by Friday, February. 8.

Scholarships are available for this performance. For scholarship information, please call the office, (541-681-9662) or email:
cheri.spies@ridgeline.org

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My child, _________________, has permission to attend a special Elementary Youth concert at the Eugene HultCenter on Tuesday, February 12. Students will be transported by LTD bus.      
_________________ ______
parent signature date 

____ I have enclosed $6.00 for performance ticket and bus fare.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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