Cheri's Weekly Update 2-7-13

posted Feb 7, 2013, 10:42 AM by Cynthia Friedman
Upcoming events:
Tuesday, 2/12: Field Trip to Hult Center, Gustav Holst’ “The Planets”
Thursday, 2/14: Valentine’s Day Celebration
Sunday, 2/17: Bhangra Dance performance at Asian Celebration-4:15 pm
Monday, 2/18: No school. President’s Day.
Friday, Feb.22: Spaghetti Dinner to kick-off DDD and Student Craft Fair 
Hult Center Field Trip: 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). We are in need of 2 adult supervisors for this special program. Please let us know if you are available to accompany the class. 

HOMEWORK PACKETS: Please return homework packets this Friday. 

SHARING THEME: (week of 2/11): joke or comic strip, (week of 2/18): Something with a 3-syllable name 

VALENTINE’S DAY: We’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day on Thursday, 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. 

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. 

Student Craft Fair: In conjunction with the Spaghetti dinner there will be a student craft fair. Students may sign up in the office to sell handmade items (no food) from 5-7pm, Friday, February 22nd during the Spaghetti dinner DDD kick-off event. Because all available tables will be used for dinner seating, students will need to bring their own table. Kinder and Lower-El students will need to have a parent present at their table throughout the evening. All proceeds from craft sales go to the seller. 

Thank you, 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 William 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 contact the office, (541-681-9662).

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



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parent signature date



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



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2012-13 Class List

If you wish to bring Valentines on Thursday,

Feb. 14, please be sure there is one for every child.




Abby



Evan






Lij



Stephen






Kate



Fianna






Owen



Luna






Kaeyden



Keely




Brayden

Cameron



Urah



Max






Hank



Raleigh






Noah



Sophia






Jayden

Judah





Sage

Kai





Trent



Harrison




Dillon

Shaylee



Alden

Ixmyl



Azusa

Maya



Cheri

Iris



George

Jennifer





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