Cheri's Weekly Update 2-5-14

posted Feb 5, 2014, 11:23 AM by Cynthia Friedman
Upcoming Events:
Thursday, Feb. 6               All School Meeting 6-7:30pm
Friday, Feb. 7                     No School for students. Grading Day for teachers
Friday, Feb. 14                   Valentine’s Day
Sunday, Feb. 16                Cheri’s students dance at Asian Celebration (4:30pm)
Tuesday, Feb. 18             Field Trip to “Musical Time Machine” Concert at Hult Center
Friday, Feb. 21                   Pasta Dinner
 
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY:
Friday, Feb. 7, is grading day for teachers. No school for students.
 
 VALENTINE’S DAY:
We’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb 14. I have attached a list of the student’s names so children can label cards for their classmates. Distributing cards is optional; however if you choose to bring Valentines, please be sure there is one for every child in class.
 
MUSICAL TIME MACHINE:
Again this year we will attend a special youth concert presented by the Eugene Symphony. The program is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18. Students will leave school at 9:25 and return at 12:05, just in time for lunch. Tickets for this performance cost $5.00 and there is no charge for our LTD bus ride. Scholarships are available. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please email Cheri at cheri.spies@ridgeline.org. Please complete the attached permission form and return with $5 check to Ridgeline or cash by Feb. 13. If you prefer a hard copy of the permission form, just let us know.
 
SHARING THEME: Week of Feb. 3: Something from another country, Week of Feb. 10: Your Choice
 
HOMEWORK: No School Friday. Return homework packets Thursday morning.
 
ASIAN CELEBRATION: It’s that time again! SatPavan, our Bhangra dance teacher, has invited the students to perform during the annual Asian Celebration. This year’s Celebration, held at the Fairgrounds, is scheduled for Feb. 15-16. Our class will perform their Bhangra Dance routine on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16, at 4:30. Please meet behind the Main Stage by 4:00. Children are admitted free and every dancer’s family will receive one free adult admission ($4.00). The Asian Celebration is an incredible experience. Come early and spend the day! Check the website for more information: www.asiancelebration.org
*RSVP: We need to know the names of children that will attend so a ticket can be reserved for your family. If you’ve not yet done so, please let us know whether or not your student will participate. You can send me an e-mail or a note to confirm your student’s attendance. (Also, SatPavan needs to know who will be dancing so she can adapt her choreography to the number of kids attending.)
 
ALUMINUM CANS NEEDED: We still need clean, 15 oz. aluminum cans for a special art project.
 
THIS MONTH’S COMPOSER: Ludwig van Beethoven. THIS MONTH’S ARTIST: Paul Klee
 
MAY FLOWERS?: We have Narcissus bulbs to plant. If you can come in during the school day and help the children dig holes and plant the bulbs outside, please let me know.
 
*For more information about Ridgeline events, please visit the website: www.ridgeline.org
 
Cheri and Azusa
 
 “The Musical Time Machine” Permission Form
 
On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the class will attend an Elementary youth concert sponsored by the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. The performance takes place at the Eugene Hult Center and transportation will be by LTD bus. We will leave school at 9:25, and return by 12:05, in time for lunch. The cost for the event is $5.00 per person. Please complete the attached permission form, enclose a check made out to Ridgeline Montessori Charter School (or cash) and return by Thursday, Feb. 13. Scholarships are available for this performance. If you would like scholarship information please email: cheri.spies@ridgeline.org 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
 
 
My child, _________________, has permission to attend a special Elementary Youth Concert at the Eugene Hult Center on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Students will be transported by LTD bus.          
________________parent signature     date
____ I have enclosed $5.00 for performance ticket.
 
 
  
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