Garden and Art Fair - Saturday May 3rd
The Garden Fair is only 25 days away and the PTA needs your help to make it a success!! These big fundraisers need lots of volunteers to make them work and volunteering is a GREAT way to get to know other parents. Please sign up for a two-hour slot and help the PTA raise the money that we need to pay for the programs that benefit all the students at Lewis and make new friends! The sign up sheets are posted outside Tracy’s office, on the PTA bulletin board outside the dip, and at the other school entrances/exits.
We also have a SignUpGenius for those of you who can’t make it in to school. The address is: http://goo.gl/xOXSCK
Are you an artist or a crafter? Could you donate something you’ve created to the Lewis Family Table at the Garden and Art Fair? All proceeds from the Lewis Family Table will support the programs that the PTA provides for all of our Lewis students! Please drop the donations off at the office by 5/2/2014. Thanks! If you have questions, contact Shawn at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2014 Lewis drama production, Michael Wehrli’s “We Open Tomorrow Night?!” makes its world premiere on Friday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Join in as we get a closer look at what goes on behind the scenes of a not-so-typical elementary school talent show. This show was written especially for Lewis by Michael Wehrli and features truly memorable characters.
Online tickets are now on sale at http://goo.gl/mJJqNL Lewis shows have a habit of selling out early, so get them while you can! We will have a limited number of paper tickets available the week of the show.
On March 31st the Portland School Board approved the addition of two school days to the current school year to make up for snow days. School will end this year on Friday, June 13.
It was great today to be able to welcome back to school our students after our spring break. I had the opportunity to visit with most classrooms today and it was great to see so many smiling faces and engaged students, as I traveled around the building.
This afternoon I had the opportunity to visit with Ms. Camile’s students as they worked with Ms. Kathleen in the garden beds outside their classroom. Our kindergarten students are growing peas, onions, lettuce, and carrots in their raised beds. I’m looking forward to later in the spring when we will be able to enjoy a garden salad from our garden beds.
Do you have an idea for an activity or event that the PTA could sponsor? Or a suggestion on something the PTA could improve or do differently? We want to your feedback at hope that you’ll come to our next PTA meeting. It’s immediately following spring break on Tuesday, April 1st at 6:30 in the room 17 across from the cafeteria. We hope to have an open discussion on what to change/improve as we are working on planning for next year. In particular, we are very interested in hearing from parents and guardians who haven’t been involved in the PTA before. You don’t need to be a member to participate and childcare is provided for free. Come join us! And if you can’t make it to the meeting, please share your feedback by participating in a brief survey instead https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TS7X25N or drop us an email at email@example.com we look forward to hearing your input.