GOAL Newsletter

12-4-15

Hello GOAL Families,


This week in GOAL the Green Team planted flower bulbs. We also went to Home Depot to by soil and seeds. Production Room sorted many boxes of donated Christmas decorations. In Cooking class we made boiled eggs. Some were made with mayonnaise and some with mustard. Bible Study participants are learning about the birth of Jesus. In Social Studies we are learning about the states and their capitols. In Current Events we learned about the Christmas tree in the White House.


On Wednesday we had Art with Ms. Anita.We also played basketball with a student from DBU. We were very impressed that he is 6'6" ! We practiced dribbling and passing the ball to each other.


In Science we are learning about different kinds of leaves. We got to use microscopes to look at the leaves. Literacy classes continue to add vocabulary works to our lists. We read about evergreens.



We have so many fun events coming up! We will be going shopping for our families soon! If your participant would like to shop, please send $5 as soon as possible and no later than Friday 12/11/15. We would appreciate knowing if your participant will be shopping with us as soon as possible so that we can plan transportation needs. We will be going to Dollar Tree and we will be buying for four family members or friends. Please email your participant's homeroom teacher if you would like to make suggestions for who your participant might want to shop.


Next Thursday we will be practicing our Christmas program at the church. Please be sure your participant is on time that day as we will be leaving soon after arrival. Our program is going to be amazing and we hope you can all make it. Please have your participant arrive by 6:10 pm. It will start at 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 10 at Woodland West Church of Christ, 3101 West Park Row Drive, Arlington, TX 76013.


The week of 12/14/15 we will not have off campus afternoon jobs. We will do jobs her at Green Oaks School. On Thursday, the 17th, we will have a movie day and pj day. That afternoon we will have our GOAL Christmas party. All participants are welcome to come. If they do not normally attend on Thursday afternoon, please drop them off at 3:30 pm and pick them up at 5:00 pm. We will be doing a $5 gift card exchange at the party.
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