October 17th: School News

Tomorrow is Picture Day! Smile!

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18th, we will be having school photos. We will have Molly Condit from SunStreet Photo here to take portrait shots and class photos for all students and staff. She will send home proofs and order forms a week or two later.

Federal Impact Aid Survey Date is October 18 , 2017

Each year all families are required to fill out the Federal Impact Aid Survey. This year Parents/Guardians will be able to complete the survey online using parent/guardian PowerSchool account. Parents/Guardians will receive an email on October 18th with details. Families have until Friday October 20th, to complete survey online. Please email Gianni if you cannot log into the parent portal for PowerSchool. wanakag@vailschooldistrict.org

Lunch Payments for October:

All payments are now due. Please check with your child or Gianni to make sure you are all paid up. We are still missing payments from several families.

K-8 Field Trip to Empire High School - Once Upon This Time - October 19th

All students, K-8, are heading to the Vail Theater of the Arts to see the Empire High School production of "Once Upon This Time" this Thursday, October 19th. If you haven't yet done so, please fill out the google form below to give permission for your child to attend.
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CPA Corner:

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Friday 10-20-17 is Harvest Hop! We have such a fun night planned. Please help if you can- we really could use more lights, tables, extension cords and power strips as well as some spots for a quick half hour of volunteer time. See sign up link here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4da4ac29abf94-harvest

Don't forget- Harvest Hop Chili cook-off (with prizes) and Potluck Dessert, Fruit or Veggies. Please let me know if you are participating in the Chili Cook-Off.

**Two Leap Frog Epic Tablets will be raffled off for free! Visit the Silent Auction table for your ticket!

Upcoming Dates:

Harvest Hop 10/20/17 5:30-8:00pm

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Cross Country Starts This Friday After School!

If you have any questions, please contact Amber Uidenich at amberuidenich@gmail.com or Lauren Stibral at lmccrystal@gmail.com.

Golf Club Starts Up Again Tuesday

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.

1 Volunteer Still Needed: Junior Achievement

We need just 1 more volunteer! Civano Community School is again partnering with Junior Achievement this year to provide the JA Days educational enrichment program to our students. This exciting educational event uses our parents as volunteers to lead fun, interactive sessions that connect the classroom to the world of work, by teaching our students about money, decision making, businesses and careers.

We are looking for two volunteers for each classroom for our JA Days on Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th from 8:30am-12:00pm, each day. The program will be divided in to two half days. Volunteers are asked to commit to both dates.

Our volunteer orientation will be held at our school on Wednesday October 18th at 3:00pm. JA will supply all of the materials and training; our parent volunteers will share their time, experience and insight to help our students build their futures!

As a parent, you are already aware of the great impact an adult can have on the life of a child. We invite you to help make an impact on our community’s future by volunteering with us at our Civano Community School JA Days. You can learn more about the JA program by going to the link below.

Please contact BJ (madsenb@vailschooldistrict.org) if you are interested in volunteering with us at this exciting educational event.

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.

FREE SCREENING of "Dream Big":

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City Center for Collaborative Learning Presents "Dream Big" at the Loft, 10/24, 7:00. DREAM BIG was shown in Tucson last February during Engineers Week by the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) but CITY Center for Collaborative Learning believes the film is too important not to be seen by a wider audience and so we are bringing DREAM BIG back to Tucson for a free screening at The Loft Cinema on Tuesday, October 24th at 7:00. This film was designed to be both visually engaging and inspiring to young people. It is a 'must see' for everyone in the family!



Mark your calendars:

  • October 18th - Picture Day
  • October 19th - Field Trip to "Once Upon This Time" at Empire High
  • October 20th- Cross Country starts after school
  • October 20th - Harvest Hop, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
  • October 24th - "Dream Big" at the Loft, 7:00 PM
  • October 31st - Costume parade at lower school
  • November 1st - Half-Day, Dismissal at 12:00 PM