December 16, 2013

Need gifts for the Holidays? Now through December 20th, school Spirit Wear is on SALE! Prices and Items are in the showcase at the front of the school office.

The Holiday Gift Shop is open this week in room 305, Monday – Thursday from 8:15 am – 4:00 pm. Prices range from 50 cents to 20 dollars. Parents are welcome to shop as well.

Holiday Grams are on sale this week before and after school at the PTA table on the blacktop in the mornings and at the front of the school at the end of the school day. Buy Holiday Grams for your children or have them sent to your children’s friends. All Holiday Grams will be delivered on Friday, December 20th.

Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 am come enjoy a cup of coffee, meet other families and learn more about Wolf Canyon School at the Principal Coffee Chat in the school auditorium.

Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00 pm come to the PTA general meeting. Social and treats begin at 6:30 pm. Bring a holiday treat to share. Childcare is provided.

Wolf Canyon is providing a series of Saturday workshops called “Common COREses” from 10:00 am – 12:00 am January 18, 25, and February 1. These workshops are designed to give parents a closer look at the major shifts in English Language Arts and Mathematics related to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and what this means for your child’s academic education. Please complete and return the RSVP form no later than Friday, December 20. Common COREses January 18 – English Language Arts and Math Shifts 1 & 2, January 25 – English Language Arts and Math Shifts 3 & 4, and February 1 – English Language Arts and Math Shifts 5 & 6.

December 20th is the Last Day of the 2nd Quarter. School resumes on Tuesday, January 14.

Lights! Cameras! Action! Don’t miss the KUSI Channel 51/Cable 9 “Songs of the Holiday Season” program which airs December 24th and 25th. Our very own Wolf Canyon GLEE Club is one of the choirs featured in this program.

Common Core Tip of the Week: Read a play with your child then go to the theater to see it performed live. Pretend you are critics writing a review and discuss your thoughts. Example: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (sometimes referred to as “Scrooge”)

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