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October 11, 2021

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Dear Wolfpack Community--

Welcome to Week 9! Please take a moment to check out what's going on at Reed!



  • Friends of Reed's Annual Giving is in full swing! Donate now for some awesome swag!
  • Rustic Spoon Dine & Donate Monday & Tuesday, October 11-12
  • Friends of Reed/PTSA Meeting Wednesday, October 13 @ 7 PM via zoom
  • PTSA Reflections Workshop for Students Friday, October 15 @ lunch in library
  • ... Read on for more!!!



Want to Volunteer In-Person? Be sure to get your LAUSD volunteer status processed and approved (including proof of vaccination) if you want to be able to help out with in-person events like Beautification Day, Talent Show, etc. Click Here to start the process.


Parisa Stepanek - Friends of Reed President info@friendsofreed.org

Jenna Schwartz - PTSA President wrmsptsapres@gmail.com

MONDAY & TUESDAY: Rustic Spoon Dine & Donate (Oct 11-12)

RUSTIC SPOON THAI RESTAURANT, owned by an amazing Walter Reed family, is hosting 2 delicious restaurant nights at their 3 locations and is giving back 20% if you mention "Walter Reed" when you order.


Lunch: 11am - 3pm Dinner: 5pm - 9pm

  • Valley Village: 12500 Magnolia Blvd. (818) 358-3736
  • Toluca Lake: 4384 Lankershim Blvd. (818) 754-8998
  • Sherman Oaks: 14845 Burbank Blvd. (818) 855-1718

ONLINE (Pickup and delivery), order via RUSTICSPOON.INFO (all locations). Under Special Instructions, please put "Walter Reed" to make it count, plus get 5% off!


BY PHONE (Pickup ONLY) Remember to say ""Walter Reed"" to make it count.

WEDNESDAY: FoR/PTSA Meeting (Oct 13)

October 13 at 7 PM, Zoom ID: 845 1142 3343

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84511423343


Agenda includes: Minutes, Financial Reports (Treasurer's Report), Executive Board Report & Recommendations, Committee Updates, Old/New Business, News/Announcements, Principal's Report, Q&A

FRIDAY: **LIVE** Reflections Art Contest Workshop for Students During Lunch (Oct 15)

PTSA is hosting a Reflections Art Contest Workshop for students, Friday, October 15, during lunch in the library. Students will learn about the program, category rules and guidelines, how to and how to submit their electronic entries. Reflections is open to ALL Reed Students. You do NOT have to be a PTSA member to participate.


Workshop: Friday, October 15, during lunch in the library

Entry Deadline: November 7th.

Theme: "I Will Change the World By...."

Categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Special Artist Category

LEARN MORE

annual giving update

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Wow! We have already collected $15,000 towards our goal of $50,000 by the end of December. Let's keep it going! Remember, we're aiming for 100% participation at any level that works for your family, whether that’s $10, $100, or $1,000.


2021-2022 FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES:

• New lunch tables around campus so students can safely and comfortably spread out
• Campus beautification including landscaping, painting, and upgrades to the garden space
• Academy enrichment, including day field trips and teacher supplies as needed


Click the "Donate Now!" button below or visit www.friendsofreed.org .

DONATE NOW!

Donations are tax-deductible. Federal Tax ID# 80-0293171

SCHOOL NEWS:

ELAC & Shared Decision Making Council Meetings via Zoom (Oct 12)

Open to all parents to attend!


English Language Advisory Council Meeting, Tuesday, October 12 at 9 AM, Zoom ID: 832 1192 6933 https://lausd.zoom.us/j/83211926933 - Parents of English learners, join us as the school shares program updates!


Shared Decision Making Council, Tuesday, October 12 at 3 PM, Zoom ID 891 6626 1445 ID https://lausd.zoom.us/j/89166261445

**LIVE** 8th Grade (Oct 12) & 7th Grade (Oct 14) Music Concerts

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Last week for NJHS Milk & Bookies Drive:

Students who donate 5 or more gently used or new children's books (Grades Pre-K - 5) by Friday will earn an invite to a Milk & Cookies party on October 22nd. Donations can be dropped in Rm 150. Books will be donated to the YMCA and Langdon Elementary School. Learn More.

Lunch Application = $$$ for Reed

The LAUSD lunch application is DIRECTLY tied to Title I school funding that is critical to our school!


We NEED every family to fill out a lunch application ASAP.


Yes - Even if you did it last year.

Yes - Even though lunch is free this year.

Yes - Even if your child doesn't eat or want the school lunch.

Yes - Regardless of status and whether or not you qualify for free-reduced lunch


Apply at https://www.myschoolapps.com/ . Change the language on the top right of the page, if needed. Need help? Call the school and speak to Myriam in the parent center.

More Ways to Support Reed

Upcoming Important Dates

Now - October 15 - NJHS Milk & Bookies Drive for Pre-K-5th

10/11 - FIHP meeting @ 7 PM

10/12 - ELAC Meeting 9 AM, via Zoom

10/11&12 - Rustic Spoon Fundraiser

10/12 - Shared Decision Making Council @ 3 PM via zoom

10/12 - 8th Grade Music Concert @ 6 PM

10/13 - PTSA/FoR Meeting at 7 PM via Zoom

10/14 - 7th Grade Music Concert @ 6 PM

10/15 - Reflections Workshop for Students during lunch in library

10/18 - Digital Citizenship Crazy Sock Spirit Day

10/19 - School Site Council Meeting @ 3 PM

10/20 - Digital Citizenship Wear Neon Spirit Day

10/21 - Parent Conference Night 5-7 PM

10/22 - Minimum Day (12:37 Dismissal) / Digital Citizenship Wear Blue Spirit Day

10/23 - Beautification Day 8AM-2PM. Let's raise Reed's curb appeal by tackling a few campus projects. Email madhouse000@yahoo.com for more details.

10/28 - Coffee with the Principal

10/28 - Meet the High School Night 5:30-8 PM

11/5 - Reed's Got Talent - CALLING ALL HUMANITIES PARENTS: We need YOU to make this happen! Email info@friendsofreed.org to volunteer your time, talents, and/or treasure.

11/5 - Free Dress Day for PTSA student members


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