January 8, 2016

In this issue: Fit Day, Spanish Conversation Group

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Take Action

February is Re-enrollment Month

Online re-enrollment is Feb. 8-29. Contracts and deposits are due by Feb. 29. Stay tuned for more information and details on how to access the re-enrollment forms.

Friday, January 15, is Fit Day!

Program: 8:10 a.m. - Noon

Regular Instruction: Noon - 2:55 p.m.


Students will head to Drake Stadium to celebrate the challenges and rewards of physical fitness with running, jumping, dancing, and more! We appreciate your support for FitDay in teaching children the importance of health and wellness. Check out these kid-friendly recipes for healthy, delicious foods:


Parent Volunteers Needed

Fulfill your volunteer hours and support health and wellness:



Show Your Spirit

Fit Day is a great opportunity to show your school spirit by wearing a UCLA Lab School T-shirt -- available at: http://www.shoplabschool.com/

Regular School Day

The Fit Day celebration runs from 8:10 a.m. - Noon. Regular instruction follows in classrooms.

Community Activities

Spanish Conversation Group for Parents

Thurs., Jan. 14 and weekly

8:15 - 9:15 am

Conference Room

The Multicultural and Language Committee is excited to announce a new support group for parents who wish to practice and improve their Spanish-language skills in a structured but social environment. Led by UCLA Lab School parent and educator Ana Pescador, this group will meet on a weekly basis during the spring semester — please feel free to drop in when you are able, all levels of Spanish speakers are welcome. For questions or more information, please contact: mia@harvardwood.org

Next Two Weeks

Here are some highlights from the school calendar for the next two weeks. For a complete calendar, please visit the events on the Parents Page Calendar:


(Username: parent / Password: @labschool)

You can also subscribe to the calendar through your Google account to stay up to date.

Wednesday - January 13

Upper Parent Meeting on Social Science, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Conference Room

Childcare available with advance reservations.

Thursday - January 14

Spanish Conversation Group, 8:15 - 9:15 am

Conference Room

Friday - January 15

Fit Day, 8:30 - 11:15 am

Drake Stadium

Note: This is a full school day, no early dismissal.

Wednesday - January 20

Spanish Conversation Group, 8:15 - 9:15 am

Conference Room

*Please note different day

Thursday - January 21

Parent & Principal Circle, 8:15 - 9:30am

Conference Room

Topic will be the budget.

Save the Date

Parent & Principal Circle

8:15 - 9:30 am | Conference Room

Thursday, Jan. 21

Thursday, Feb. 18

Thursday, Apr 21

Thursday, May 12

LTL Padres en plática con la directora / LTL Program Discussion Group

8:30 - 9:45 am | Conference Room

Thursday, Feb. 11

Thursday, June 2

Good To Know

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FSA Dues, Yearbooks, DVDs — Making It Easy

Take care of all your FSA business online quickly and easily using the link below.

Order a yearbook! Order a Together Through Music and Dance DVD! Buy Carnival tickets! Most importantly, make a donation to the FSA to help fund all these wonderful community activities. Go to: http://www.shoplabschool.com/collections/fsa-events

Visit the Parents Page

For Backpack Notes archives and information on school activities:


Username: parent

Password: @labschool

Backpack Notes Submissions or Corrections

Please email uclalabschoolfsa@gmail.com by 5 p.m. the Monday before publication.