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School Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9:00 am - 3:20 pm Thurs 9:00 am - 1:40 pm
Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Thurs 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Announcements for the week of December 1, 2013
Good Evening Grizzlies, this is Mrs. Huff with the Willow Grove weekly update.
I hope all of you had a wonderful break and a very Happy Thanksgiving!
JOIN US FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6TH FROM 8 A.M. - 2 P.M.
This isn't your average school sale! The fun starts at 8:00 am with coffee, hot chocolate, beignets, and other yummy breakfast goodies in front of the school This is a family affair so plan on stopping by early to get your morning pick-me up. Early-bird shopping of select vendors will be happening in the MPR. The Holiday Boutique is a great way to start your holiday shopping: eye-pooping jewelry, artisanal foods, hip house wares, and chic clothing- you will not leave empty handed. We will be hosting over 25 unique vendors. Here are just a few: Blowbunny Blow dry bar on site providing $10 dry styles; curls, braids, volume, or sleek and straight, along with their fabulous products and products. (www.blowbunny.com) Browtique Beauty Bar featuring brow services, lashes, smoky eyes, make-up, and more. (www.browtiquespa.com) Art Soup Craft Shack! Keep the kiddos busy with fun crafty activities while moms shop: giant gingerbread house to color and other great busy work. The boutique will have the right treat for your sweet tooth: toffee, sea salt caramels, and seasonal baked goods. Don't forget about the delicious lunch trucks available for a heartier bite. This is spending you can feel good about- A generous portion of the proceeds from the Boutique will go toward supporting the outstanding music and P.E programs at Willow Grove. A huge thank you to our sponsors Katharina Thinnes of Sotheby's Real Estate and Paper and Thread Studio.
Friday, December 6th, is our parent lunch! Please see the flyer that went home on the Friday before break for lunch times. Food trucks will be available- Tabe Barbecue, Dang Brothers Pizza, and Pow Wow Cows Ice Cream. Please come early if you plan to purchase lunch so you can meet your child when their lunch begins. Vendors are accepting cash only.
Congratulations Daisy Shetzer! Daisy is the next guest during our morning announcement Book Talk. We look forward to hearing her book review on December 4th. If you want to be a guest speaker on Book Talk we are still accepting entries, drop them off in the office. If you have already entered, we still have your name in the "hat" and will have Daisy pull our next winner.
BUTTER BRAID FUNDRAISING EVENT
There will be a Butter Braid Fundraising Event starting tomorrow, December 2nd, through Friday, December 13th, to support the 5th grade class in raising money for their end of year promotion, party and gift to the school. Butter Braids are a delicious pastry available in five different varieties that are perfect for a warm out of the oven holiday treat! Order forms were sent home with your student on Friday, Nov. 22nd and extra forms are available at the front desk. They will be delivered just in time before the holiday winter break.
ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE and WE CARE BEAR PROJECT, DEC. 3 - 19
Student Council is sponsoring the San Diego Food Bank by collecting canned foods. (e.g. canned meat and tuna, soups, canned fruits and vegetables, beans, dry cereal, rice, macaroni and cheese, and pasta) Student Council is also sponsoring the We Care Bear Project by collecting stuffed animals (new and gently used) to provide first responders with bags of stuffed animals to keep in the trunks of their cars and trucks to give to kids they encounter who may be scared or injured. *All donations can be dropped off in the containers in the front foyer in the office.
ADOPT A FAMILY
'Tis the season to spread joy! Our Adopt-a-Family program is here for the holidays! Please help make the holidays extra special for families in need by participating in this worthwhile program.
Here's how you can help: Check the bulletin board in the front lobby starting December 2nd for special stockings outlining specific needs and wishes for our adopted families this year. Preview the stockings, chose whichever one(s) you desire, fill out the required information on the sign-up sheets in the lobby, and enjoy the experience of making wishes come true for these special families! All gifts must be delivered to the front office by December 20th. Thank you in advance for participating in this wonderful program. Please contact Karen Leininger at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Come one... Come ALL! Willow Grove's annual Variety Show is March 5, 6, 7. Applications and all information will be ready for pick up on Wednesday, December 4th, in the main lobby! Every child participating needs to fill an application out. Application deadline is December 13th. Any questions, contact Brittany @ email@example.com.
It's going to be a grrrrrrrreat Grizzly week! Can't wait to see everyone tomorrow!
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