What’s New Wednesday

The upper school open house “town hall” style meeting will take place tonight, Thursday, Sept. 7, from
6-8 P.M. and will begin with a pizza dinner for upper school students only and at least one
parent/guardian in attendance.


This year the Carver Program for the upper school (Monday through Thursday) will start on Monday
September 12, 2022 and end on Thursday May 25, 2023. The after school program takes place at Side
by Side and runs from the end of the school day (3:40) until 5:40 PM. The program is designed to help
support your child(ren) academically as well as introduce them to new and exciting enrichment
opportunities.


There will be no school on Monday, September 26 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. On Wednesday,
October 5, school will be closed in observance of Yom Kippur. School is also closed on Monday, October
10 for Columbus/Indigenous Peoples’ Day.


All school meetings will resume this year in the gymnasium at 2:30 P.M. on the last day of every month.
The first meeting of the school year will be on Friday, September 30 at 2:30 P.M. Class shares are a time
honored feature of these brief assemblies and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Dress down days occur on the first Friday of every month. Students may wear an outfit of their choice
however only attire appropriate for school activities (gym, art, playground) should be worn on these
days. The next Dress Down day falls on our school picture day (see below) so students may select
special occasion wear for the school portrait and a change of clothing if necessary for the remainder of
the school day.


Picture Day is on Friday, October 7.


The Lower School back to school night will be on Wednesday, October 12 from 6-8 P.M.


Our Family Resource Center Extended Day Program is underway. Nikki Gwinn will return again to offer
Beyond Fashion on Thursdays, beginning on October 6. Soccer clinics will resume on Wednesdays,
beginning October 4. Intempo, our music partner will offer ukulele lessons for extended day
participants beginning on Wednesday, October 12. Extended day registration forms may be found on
our school website.


Please find attached a memo with important end of marking period and parent conference (early
dismissal) dates for both lower and upper school students. The September breakfast and lunch menu
are also attached to this email for your convenience.


Updated student health forms must be submitted to the school nurse no later than September 30.

Evelyn Quigley
Parent Community Coordinator

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