October 24th: Lunch Menu & News

Mandatory Federal Impact Aid Survey

A bright orange Federal Impact Aid Survey and instruction sheet is going home in the Purple Folder for those families who have not completed the survey online. If you’d like to complete the survey online you may still do so. Log into your parent access PowerSchool account, here is the portal link, ps.vail.k12.az.us/public/home.html

The survey is at the bottom of the navigation bar, titled Federal Impact Aid Survey.

If you prefer to fill out the hand written form please so do and send back ASAP with your student.

This Friday, 10/27, is International Walk or Bike to School Day

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Wright Flight:

Information about the Wright Flight program is being sent home in purple folders for all 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students. This is the second year for Wright Flight and it is a wonderful program that challenges students and encourages them to push themselves. Here is a link to the website if you wish to look it over: https://wrightflight.org/index.php If you have any questions, please contact Joy at carruthjoy@vailschooldistrict.org

Please turn in all Box Tops this week!

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5th-8th Field Trip to Davidson Canyon with Ironwood Tree Experience, November 8th or 9th:

Civano Upper School students will be visiting Davidson Canyon with staff from the Ironwood Tree Experience, a non-profit youth outdoor experience organization (https://ironwoodtreeexperience.org). Joanna's crew (7th and 8th graders) will be attending on November 8th. Jana's crew (5th and 6th graders) will be attending November 9th. Please fill out the permission slip below for your child to attend.

CPA Corner:

Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers and donors for an AMAZING Harvest Hop! It was a fabulous evening, one of the best, yet! See link below for the extensive list of all our donors! While numbers are yet to come, we already know that we had the most successful silent auction in the history of the event! Also, donations are still arriving, so be sure and follow the Friends of Civano facebook page for your chance to bid on more amazing prizes!

Empty Lot Committee

We are looking for a small committee of people to come together to help us decide what the school community would like to see in the empty lot just west of the Upper School. If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please email BJ Madsen at madsenb@vailschooldistrict.org.

November Lunch Order:

*PLEASE NOTE: 7th & 8th graders will not be at school for lunch on November 8th and 5th & 6th graders will not be at school for lunch on November 9th.

All orders and money due to the front office by Monday, October 30th.

October Kitchen Help

We are so fortunate to have a wonderful chef that makes delicious and healthy meals for our children. Our food quality and variety far surpasses any other school lunches around, but Chef Lita cannot do it alone. She needs help with the clean-up every day so that she can continue to provide our school with the lunches we've come to expect. Please continue to support our kitchen.
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K-4 Field Trip to Fox Theater November 20th:

We have another fun and exciting field trip coming up on November 20th! This adventure takes us downtown to the Fox Theater to see Childplay’s version of "Tomás and the Library Lady." There is a fee for this play of $10 per student. Please bring in your cash or check to Gianni by November 7th. If this is a financial hardship for your family, please let BJ or Gianni know as scholarships may be available. Please fill out the permission slip below for your child.

Mark your calendars:

  • October 24th - "Dream Big" at the Loft, 7:00 PM
  • October 27th - Walk or Bike to School Day!
  • October 31st - Costume parade at lower school
  • November 1st - Half-Day, Dismissal at 12:00 PM
  • November 6th - Prospective Family Info Meeting (incoming NEW families) 7:15 AM
  • November 7th - 7th & 8th Graders Field Trip with Ironwood Tree Experience
  • November 8th - 5th & 6th Graders Field Trip with Ironwood Tree Experience
  • November 20th - K-4 Field Trip to Fox Theater to see "Tomás & the Library Lady"