ASD Weekly Community Bulletin
News and Events from the Anacortes School District
On the Calendar
Nov 19-20: 6-12 Early Release (Conferences)
Nov 21: Early Release - all schools (no late start)
Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving Break
Text Messaging - opt in now!
Text messaging - opt in by November 30!
The Anacortes School District will begin using text messaging as an additional communication tool to alert families and staff about closures and emergencies.
You must opt in to begin receiving text messages. Please see the district's website for instructions: http://www.asd103.org/news/what_s_new/text_messaging_for_families_-_opt_in_now
Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group
NOW IN ANACORTES!!!
Kaleidoscope Play & Learn© groups help families prepare their young children (birth to age 5) for success in school and life. This program, based on scientific evidence, reaches families in their neighborhoods at weekly, facilitated playgroups.
At a Kaleidoscope group, children have fun participating in activities and being around their peers. Family members learn about:
● Activities they can do at home to support children’s learning
● Turning everyday activities- such grocery shopping, cooking and bath time- into early learning opportunities
● Child development from birth to five
● Skills children are expected to have when they start school
● Community programs and services available to help them raise healthy children
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn group will be offered at Fidalgo DanceWorks Annex, located at 909 3rd St., Anacortes. The program is free of charge and will be held on Tuesdays 11:00-12:15, October 16 through December 11, 2018.
For more information, contact Nicole Mortimer: firstname.lastname@example.orgThis program is made possible through a partnership between Anacortes School District and Fidalgo DanceWorks and sponsored by Kiwanis Noon Club.
Anacortes Parks & Rec Breakfast with Santa
Anacortes Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for our annual Breakfast With Santa event - Saturday, Dec. 1st
Tickets are on sale www.anacorteswa.gov or call APRD office at 360-293-1918. The following live performances will take place during the event:
8:30-9am Fidalgo Dance Works
9am-9:30am Fidalgo School Choir
9:30-10am- AHS Choir
10am-10:30am- Mt. Erie Mustang Choir
10:30-11am- Anacortes Harmonaires
Tickets will sell out... so plan ahead.
Kick off the holidays and support Anacortes students! Join the Anacortes Schools Foundation at the Port Event Center for “Celebrate the Season 2018” For more information visit www.asfkids.org/celebrate or to volunteer sign up at www.asfkids.org/signup
Anacortes Boys Basketball 1st- 6th grade registration is now open until December 14th. Sign up today at https://anacortesparksandrecreation.sportsiteslabs.com/player#Root15e5fe1a9-704a-eda9-b4b3-c1a60cbe6fb30 or call APRD office at 360-293-1918.
FYI- CONSTRUCTION AT THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL PUT SOME CONSTRAINTS ON GYM SPACE FOR THE 2019 SEASON. Because of this, each team will only practice once per week and games will be held on Saturdays. 1-hour practices will be scheduled between 4:00 and 6:00 pm on weekdays. Some weekday games may be scheduled as well. Teams are formed by the Parks and Recreation staff. Volunteer coaches are needed, especially coaches who can coach during the weekday times of 4-6 pm.
Anacortes Cinemas & Island View PTA invite you to two special movie screenings:
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - November 17th at 10:00 am
Ralph Breaks the Internet - November 24th at 10:00 am
For just $10 you will get to see the movie and enjoy a small popcorn and soda while supporting Island View PTA!
Tickets must be pre-purchased. Only 150 tickets available for each show, so get yours today!
Calling all kids! Join Melissa Hawkins at Studio 1010 for a week long after school series of fun! Give your child the opportunity to unwind after a long day of school as we take part in a crafternoon of yoga and art! This special series will help children to tap into their own inner creativity as they create special holiday gifts and cards. We will also play games and explore yoga poses that emphasize mindfulness and gratitude during the holiday season. Side effects may include spontaneous joy, a grateful heart, enhanced focus, confidence, strength and flexibility.
Grab your mat and come play!
December 10th-14th; 3:45-5:15
Scholarships available contact email@example.com
*5 Student min, 12 student max
Register @ studio1010.net
Dogs on Call - Volunteer Opportunity - We need YOU and YOUR PET to help kids in need with Dogs on Call! If you are interested, click on the flyer!
Fidalgo DanceWorks - STARS - Dance for Youth and Teens with Special Needs
Fidalgo DanceWorks Enrolling for the Fall - FDW is currently accepting new students of dance. Classes range from ballet, jazz, modern, tap and hip hop. There is something for everyone. Check out the fall schedule at fidalgodanceworks.org and call the office to enroll. 360-299-8447.
FIRST Robotics 2018-19 Sign Ups: Anacortes FIRST Robotics is now accepting advance signups for 2018-2019 FLLJr/FLL team information for elementary and middle school teams. FIRST is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the moon with space-themed challenges at all levels. Teams will be starting at the beginning of the school year. Don’t let your child miss out; sign up in advance for team registration information. No obligation or commitment. Send e-mail to Info@AnacortesRobotics.org with a subject of “Program Announcements” and we will add you to the mailing list.
Exciting News! Skagit Valley College Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) will have Full Day (6 ½ hour) classes, 4 days a week next school year 2018-2019. This is a free preschool for 3-5 year olds. Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided. Parent Activities and Educational opportunities. For more information or enrollment, call 360-679-5348.
Here is a copy of our application: https://skagit-my.sharepoint.com/…/EfXQIaAr4CxHnUXCkhN314YB…