November 1, 2017 Wednesday Letter

Dear Parents & Guardians,

And just like that, it’s suddenly November! We are looking forward to a very busy month ahead, so hang onto your hats! Thank you for staying tuned to school happenings and helping to make your child’s educational experience such a wonderful journey.

With gratitude,

Lori Riti

 

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

CAR LINE SAFETY

We are grateful to HomeTech for allowing us to use their parking lot. Our good neighbors have informed us that parents use the parking lot to cut through at dismissal. While they are not upset at the use of the lot, they have requested that parents please slow down so that their employees will be safe.

 

MCKAY SCHOLARSHIP CHECKS

The checks will be available for parent signature from November 1-8.  Please plan to sign your check during this period.

 

FAMILY FUNFEST 2017 – REMINDERS AND REQUESTS 😊

Remember, Family FunFest is on Saturday, November 18, from 11:00-3:00. Please send in your RSVP right away.  You can also RSVP by emailing Bonnie Ross at bross@delasallefm.org. We hope to have 100% family participation. Here are a few requests for the event:

  • We are in need of 10 x 10 pop up tents to borrow for the day.
  • Please bring lawn chairs for your family.
  • Bake sale items are needed for the senior fundraiser. Please send items to school by November 16th.
  • All students and visiting children must be accompanied at the event by an adult. De LaSalle will not be providing supervision.

 

FAMILY FUN FEST COMMITTEE MEETING

The committee will meet on November 1 at 7:00 PM. 

 

COW PIE BINGO FUNDRAISER

Stubs, money and unsold ☹ tickets are due by November 13.

 

CROP ‘TIL YOU DROP

Our next Crop will be held on November 4 from 10:00 ‘til ???  If you’ve never had a chance to experience a Crop, come and find out what all the fun is about! Call Bonnie Ross or Gerri-Anne Duke for more information, 239-245-8212.

 

PARENT FOCUS GROUP

As promised, the monthly PCA meetings are transforming instead to Focus Group sessions for parents that are centered on topics recommended by YOU 😊. On November 7 at 6:30 PM we will hold our first session on the topic of Nutrition. Mrs. Vickie Gelardi will share her expertise and advice for providing students with nutrition for optimal health and learning. Childcare will be provided.

 

HOMECOMING AND TARPON SPIRIT WEEK

Homecoming and Tarpon Spirit Week will take place November 6-10. Spirit Week events are optional and open to the whole school. The Homecoming Dance is for students in Grades 9-12 only. Events include:

 

Wed., Nov. 8      “WACKY TACKY WEDNESDAY”       All students may wear wacky clothes and accessories

Thurs., Nov. 9   “THEME DAY THURSDAY”                All students may dress in Homeroom Theme   (TBA)

Fri., Nov. 10      “FINALLY FRIDAY SPIRIT DAY”      All students may dress in Spirit Shirts or PE Shirts with NUT bottoms

                                                                                                “HOMECOMING DANCE”              Students in Gr. 9-12 only

 

PERKINS PIE FUNDRAISER

The Parent Community Association is sponsoring a pie fundraiser through Perkins. Please submit completed order forms with payment by November 17th. (Order form enclosed)  No orders will be accepted after that date. Payment option are cash, check, or credit card. Please make checks payable to De LaSalle Academy. A form is provided for credit card purchases. Orders can be picked up on the date selected (No. 20-23) directly from the Perkins location you select.

 

BOOK FAIR IS COMING!!!

The Book Fair will run from Nov. 15-20 this year. De LaSalle students directly benefit from the Fair proceeds with the purchase of books and materials, so please help your child with reading and promote the school at the same time. Fair organizers are also looking for volunteers to man the Fair and handle sales. Please see the enclosed flyers for more information.

 

LOCALINXS FUNDRAISER

Order forms and $$$ are due anytime between now and December 15. To request more books, please call James Robinson, 239-245-8212.

 

PDQ FUNDRAISER

PDQ gift cards are on sale in the school office. Cards are valued at $10.00 and sell for $7.00.

 

CALENDAR UPDATES

Nov.      1            7:00 PM  Family FunFest Committee Meeting

Nov.       4             10:00 AM–??  Crop ‘til You Drop

Nov. 8-10            Spirit Week and Homecoming

Nov.       10           7:00 PM Homecoming Dance for Grades 9-12

Nov. 15-21          Book Fair

Nov. 18                11:00-3:00   Family FunFest

Nov. 22-24          Thanksgiving Break

Nov.       29           Picture Make-up Day and All-School Panoramic Photo (Must wear blue or green polo shirt)

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