Happy November!

November 1, 2021

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DEAR WOLFPACK COMMUNITY--

Exciting things are happening at Reed... Keep scrolling for all the details!


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

Jenna Schwartz - PTSA President wrmsptsapres@gmail.com

TALENT SHOW IS FRIDAY, NOV. 5 at 5 PM...

After a year off, the Reed's Got Talent show is set for Friday, November 5, 2021! This outdoor event will look a bit different than prior years, but it will be a great family night to laugh, sing, dance and show school spirit! Bring a blanket, something warm to wear, and come cheer on the acts (and many teachers) that will be performing. Food will be sold starting at 5pm, so bring your appetite!


...and we need volunteers to make it happen! Sign up to help: https://bit.ly/3jHV56A

Flyer image for Reed's Got Talent: "Don't miss...Reed's Got Talent Outdoor Event! Join us for Walter Reed's 2021 Talent & Art show, Friday Nov. 5th. This is a fun family night to enjoy (even if your child is not in the show) because, WOW...these kids are AMAZING!!! 5:00pm Art Show & Food Court 6:00 PM Talent Show  Cheer on your Friends & Enjoy a Special Closing Act from the TEACHERS! Tickets available at the Gate. Suggested donation Adults: $10 All students: $5. Bring blankets & low chairs. Masks required.

PTSA FREE DRESS DAY IS FRIDAY NOV. 5...

PTSA student members who purchased their membership during the membership campaign will receive a wristband in their homeroom on Thursday.


Students MUST wear their wristband and can dress in "Free Dress" of their choosing. Students MUST be wearing their wristband, and all clothing and footwear MUST be school appropriate clothing and meet the LAUSD (non-uniform) dress code. Free dress does not extend to PE. Questions? Email wrmsptsapres@gmail.com

Reflections Arts Entries Deadline IS Sunday, NOV. 7

Electronic entries to the PTSA Reflections Art Program & Contest are due, Sunday, November 7.


SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY HERE!


Directions & Rules are available here.

For more general information, visit the website.

SAVE THE DATE

Dine & Donate: LBK Pizzeria Nov. 9

Our next Dine & Donate fundraiser is coming...


WHERE: LBK Pizzeria on Tujunga Ave. in Studio City; 4359 Tujunga Ave., Studio City, CA 91604


WHEN: Tuesday, November 9th, from 4 - 8 PM.


HOW TO ORDER: Please CALL AHEAD (818) 824-3511 and order for pick up! (Even days ahead is fine!) Mention Reed and 15-20% will be donated back to Reed!

PTSA/FoR MEETING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10

Wednesday, November 10 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. Agenda updates will be posted to the PTSA website as we get closer.

ANNUAL GIVING UPDATE

We're almost halfway there!

WOW! We have already collected over $23,700, thank you! It's time to kick it into high gear so we can reach our goal of $50,000 by the end of December! We're aiming for 100% participation at any level that works for your family, whether that’s $10, $100, or $1,000.


Your Annual Giving dollars will be used for the following
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  • New lunch tables around campus, and plans to upgrade the lunch pavilion!
  • Planting and painting around campus--murals, new rose bushes, and so much more!
  • Day field trips and teacher supplies!

We've got incentives!

Leader of the pack $1,000+: An invitation to the Reed Annual Giving Campaign reception with Principal Friedman & Reed faculty leaders, mug, tote and magnet

Den Leader $500+: A Reed travel coffee mug, tote, and magnet

Teen Wolf $250+: A Reed grocery tote and magnet

Wolf Cub $25+: A "Part Wolf" car magnet


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

Plus check with HR department to see if your employer matches donations!

DONATE NOW!

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

OTHER SCHOOL NEWS:

Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 7

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM Sunday morning. Remember to set your analog clocks back 1 hour before you head to bed on Saturday night!!

Career Development Month

As College Awareness Month ends, we transition to November and National Career Development Month! Reed students will participate with special video viewings about various career paths -- from dermatologists, to firefighters, to business owners! These videos were made especially for Reed in Homeroom.

School Experience Survey

It’s Fall Parent School Experience Survey time! Giving your feedback is as easy as A-B-C:

A. TAKE THE SURVEY TODAY

B. Grab a screenshot or print the thank you page

C. Send it to your child’s home room teacher through Schoology, email, or send to class with your child.


INCENTIVES: Students whose parents participate will get prizes like a Free Dress Day and Music dance party during lunch!!


This is your chance to let us know how we are doing on issues like parent engagement, school climate, communication, and school safety! Your results will help guide decision making and budgeting at Reed!! Students and staff will also be completing their own survey.

Questions, please contact Naomi Kaidin, SLC Coordinator, at (818) 487-7600 or nxh2173@lausd.net.

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Yearbook Pre-Sale on Now!

Order Now for $35. Prices will go up next semester.

Keep the school's order number handy when you log in: Walter Reed Middle School 16479.

MORE WAYS TO SUPPORT REED

UPCOMING DATES

November - Career Awareness Month at Reed!


11/2 - Mobile Vaccine Unit & SWPBIS (Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Assembly

11/4 - Dress Rehearsal for Talent Show

11/5 - Reed's Got Talent--5pm

11/5 - Free Dress Day for PTSA student members

11/7 - Daylight Savings Time Ends & Deadline to submit Reflections Art Program Entries

11/9 - Dine & Donate at LBK La Pizza Napoletana from 4 - 8 PM

11/9 - ELAC Meeting at 9 AM; SDM Meeting at 3 PM; FIHP Meeting at 7 PM

11/10 - PTSA/FoR Meeting at 7 PM

11/11 - Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL


View and subscribe to the FULL and updated Reed calendar (works best from a desktop computer). Use this calendar URL to add to your Google Calendar: webcal://reedms.com/servlet/ICalServlet?id=0

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