News from the Nest

Evansdale Weekly Newsletter - December 2nd Edition

Help Support Evansdale's Annual Canned Food Drive

Giving is just one of the strengths of Evansdale so please donate to our 7th annual Canned Food Drive next week. In the past, we have donated hundreds of canned goods and hope to do the same this year. Please donate what you can to help others! All donations will benefit the women and children at the Women’s Resource Center in Decatur. You may drop off canned and boxed goods in the front lobby beginning Monday December 5th through Friday December 9th. All donations are greatly appreciated!


STUDENTS WHO DONATE MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING DRESS UP DAYS!

Monday, December 5th Tacky day

Tuesday, December 6th Twin Day

Wednesday, December 7th Holiday hair/hat day

Thursday, December 8th PJ Day

Friday, December 9th Bring a stuffed animal to school Day

Please Join Remind....

In an effort to continuously improve the level and timeliness of urgent school communications, we are asking all parents and family members to sign up for Remind. This is a service that is not linked to school phones or wi-fi, so you should get texts as soon as they are sent. Join by clicking on this link - http://filecabinet3.eschoolview.com/A0E659DF-260A-4470-8A64-28B3F9BCB1DD/remind.pdf - and follow directions. Thank you!
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Shop til You Drop at the Book Fair to Benefit 5th Grade

It's time to make your list and check it twice...then come to the book fair next week, December 5th-9th, and shop for everyone who is nice! All proceeds will help make sure that all 5th graders get to go to Rock Eagle in March. Both shoppers and volunteers are needed and greatly appreciated.


A Note from the Book Fair Chair....

I'm gathering a team of enthusiastic, creative, and talented volunteers to help out at our upcoming Scholastic Book Fair, and I would like to invite you to help out. Please take a moment to view our sign-up sheet to see what roles interest you at: https://volunteer.scholastic.com/#/experience/login/Vo2tYZAg4


Spread the word to your friends and invite them to help us have the best Book Fair ever! If you need to contact me, please use the email address below. Thank you!


Sandi Waters
sandiwaters25@gmail.com

Evansdale to Participate in "The Hour of Code"

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching over 100 million students in over 180 countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event.


Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science. Students and teachers can choose from a variety of activities for kindergarten and up. Activities work on any modern browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all. No experience is needed by students or teachers and activities are available in over 45 languages!


Hour of Code lesson plans and activities can be used to inspire students in many different classes—math, physics, history, English, and more. After doing an hour, many students want to continue!


Computer science is foundational. Every 21st century student should have the opportunity to learn how to create technology. Computer science is changing every industry on the planet and computing is the #1 source of wages in the U.S. There are more than 500,000 computing jobs open nationwide.


By introducing girls and boys to fundamental computing concepts on a level playing field, starting with the earliest learners, we can inspire today’s generation of students to build technology.


Christiana Umukoro

STEM Coordinator

Save the Date(s)...

12/3 LEGO Robotics Competition, Chamblee High School, 8:30-2 p.m.

12/6 School Council, 5:00 p.m.

12/6 PTA Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

12/12 Chorus, Band, and Orchestra Performance, Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m.

12/15 Holiday Luncheon - K, 2, 4th Grades

12/15 First Grade Field Trip - Center for Puppetry Arts

12/15 Fifth Grade Field Trip - Civil Rights Museum

12/21 Class Parties, 1-2 p.m.

12/21 Last Day of First Semester

01/05 First Day of Second Semester

01/12 First Semester Honors Day