August 29 - Civano School News

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TOMORROW is a 1/2 Day and NO SCHOOL on Monday

Friendly reminder that tomorrow, 8/30, is a half-day. Dismissal is at 12:00.

Also, Monday, September 4th, is Labor Day, so there will be no school that day.

Strings workshop with Maria with Carambola Music

If your child has a year or more of strings experience, they are invited to a special musical workshop with Maria tomorrow, 8/30, after the half-day from 12 - 1. Hope your child will take advantage of this awesome opportunity!

Music Performance with Carambola Music

Thursday, Aug. 31st, 6pm

10625 East Drexel Road

Tucson, AZ

This Thursday night, ALL students are invited to come and perform with Maria and Yahvi to show their families what they've learned this week! Join us for this very special evening!
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Book Orders Due This Friday:

Orders are due by THIS Friday, September 1st to ensure delivery before fall break. Please take a few moments to explore the selection together and let your child help choose books he or she is excited to read.

Ordering Online:

  • Go to
  • Enter our one-time Class Activation Code
  • -Lower school: GK3NJ
  • -Upper school: R9G8Y
  • Shop and submit your child's book order.
  • Your books will be delivered directly to the classroom.

Remember, you help our class earn FREE Books and supplies with every order. Thank you for supporting your child’s reading both at home and in the classroom!

CPA Corner:

Thank you to all who have become members of the Civano Parent Association! There is still time if you want to join. Email with any questions.

We are looking for volunteers to help out with getting items for our Harvest Hop silent auction. The silent auction committee is meeting TONIGHT at the Civano Coffee House at 7:00 if you are interested in helping.

We are bringing back Parent Coffee at the school once a month. If you would like to make and bring treats, please let Sarah Abbott know.

Upcoming Dates:

Parent Coffee 9/8/17

Harvest Hop 10/20/17

Notes this week:

Parent Teacher Conferences:

Hard to believe, but conferences are coming up soon on Thursday and Friday, 9/14 and 9/15. Teachers will be sending home electronic sign-ups tomorrow afternoon, so be sure and check your email.

Teaching Skeleton?

Joy is looking for a teaching skeleton to use in her science lessons. Anyone have anything like that at home? Please let Joy know!

CivanoArts Fundraising Campaign:

Don't forget to send in your pledge or ask friends and family for their support! Attached are forms in case you need extra. Thanks!

Questions? Ask parent Stephanie Mitchell at

Kitchen Duty Openings

Please spread the word-- If you can help, or know someone who can, please sign up via our Doodle poll below.

Remember, kitchen volunteers get a FREE lunch the day you volunteer!!

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Mark your calendars:

  • August 30, 1/2 Day, All students dismissed at 12:00
  • August 31, Music Performance (All students are encouraged to perform), 6:00 PM
  • September 4th, Labor Day - No School
  • September 14th and 15th, 1/2 days, Parent Teacher Conferences