December 5: School News

TOMORROW Prospective Family Info Meeting, December 6th, 4:00 PM:

Once again, please spread the word to any NEW families you may know that are interested in our school. We will have the 2nd of 3 meetings tomorrow, December 6th at 4:00, where families can enter our school lottery. Attendance at ONE of these meetings is MANDATORY to be entered in the lottery.
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K- 8 Field Trip: School Day at McKale Center: December 14th

We are gearing up for our field trip to the UA McKale Center to watch the women’s basketball team take on New Mexico State. Please fill out the form below. We are encouraging students to wear their UA Wildcat apparel if they own some, or their Civano t-shirt.

We have little time for lunch, so please pack something easy for them (that can stay on the bus while we watch the game) to eat directly after the game. The concession stand will be open, so if they want something there, please send some extra cash for them. Also, there are very strict rules about what we can bring in to the stadium. Please see the new clear bag policy at:

We are in desperate need of chaperones for this trip (lots of kids to keep track of), so if you're available, please indicate so on the google form.

Feed My Starving Children Fundraiser

We are raising funds for Feed My Starving Children this year by collecting quarters. Each student was given a tube of mini-M&M's. Here are the directions:

1. Eat the M&M's

2. Fill the tube with quarters

3. Return to the front office by January

Each tube will hold $14 worth of quarters which will make 63 meals!

Upper School STEM Challenges: Supplies Needed

Dear Parents,

The upper school kids will be working through some STEM problem-solving challenges in the coming weeks and it will be really helpful to have lots of interesting building materials on hand. If you can donate any of the following items please send them to school with your kids or drop them off at the office.

Thank you very much!

Jana & Joanna





plastic lids

bottle caps

rubber bands

twist ties


small containers (such as yogurt or butter)


cardboard scraps

bubble wrap

plastic wrap


cardboard tubes (paper towel or toilet paper)


popsicle (craft) sticks

plastic bottles


small scraps of wood

various types of tape



paper clips


tissue paper


packing “popcorn/peanuts”


pipe cleaners

any type of wheel


gum drops


bar erasers

small dixie cups

index cards


plastic spoons

binder clips


December Lunch Help Needed: Please sign up at this link

CPA Corner:

The Holidays are right around the corner! You can help our school while you shop.

On Amazon, shop through and designate Civano Parent Association.

If you are shopping at Fry's, remember you need to renew your designation yearly. All the information is on the attached file. Happy Shopping!

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Mark your calendars:

  • December 6th - Lottery Info Meeting for NEW Families interested in Civano 4:00 PM
  • December 14th - Field trip to McKale Center