Friday Updates – March 22 2013

Enrollment Lottery – The Arco Iris School Board has set the date for the 2013-14 enrollment lottery for Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00 pm. This lottery is open to the public and is required for all grades where applicants exceed available spaces. Attendance at the lottery is not required. Families will be notified of their lottery results and wait list status after April 24th. More details regarding fall enrollment will be posted after spring break.

Our April calendar is here: School Calendar – April 2013

The Arco Iris Third Annual Fiesta Night and Auction has sold out! Check out the auction website for more details and a list of our sponsors.

Have a safe and happy Spring break!

Consejo de padres News

Jaguars Around the World – Going somewhere Spring Break? Put on your Jaguar shirt and share Arco Iris with the world! Take a picture and show the school where our Jaguar is traveling. Bring the picture to school to post on our new Jaguar Around the World bulletin board. If you don’t have a Jaguar shirt, it’s ok, just take a picture and let us know where it was taken. Let’s get in the spirit and travel around the World! Contact Janice Faccio with questions.

PTO News

Enrichment classes for Spring!  

  • Chess Wizards (This group was new to our school this winter) – Chess Wizards, our new chess training group, will be teaching a Spring session.  This session will run Tuesday, April 16th to June 4th.  See the attachment for more information about enrolling and payment.  Cost is $140. Click HERE to register. Here is their spring flier: chess spring flier
  • Mad Science – Mad Science will be back for a Spring Session.   This 6 week session will run Wednesdays beginning May 1st.  Registration will be done online.  Mad Science will have their registration materials available for us later in April.   
  • Brickz4Kidz – The Brickz4Kidz Lego program will be back on Fridays beginning April 12th.  This 8 week session will cost $80.  Registration for this activity will be online. Click HERE to register. Please see the attachment for more details.  Here is their spring flier: Bricks spring flier
  • Young Rembrandts – This session will run Thursday April 11 – May 30.  The 8 week session will cost $80. Registration for this activity will be online.  Please see the attachment for more details. Here is their spring flier: YR Spring flier

PTO Leadership – As you are out and about with your families this spring break please take a moment and reflect on all the events that have occurred at our school this year.  Whether you thought they were terrific successes or that there were things about them that you may have done differently, we know there is always room for growth. The PTO will be looking for members of our parent community to step into the PTO board leadership and, eventually, committee leadership rolls. If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity to be part of the PTO leadership contact Christy OlsonGlenda Donato, or Sarah Coakley, or PTO@arcoirisschool.org.  

MEETING NOTE – Due to the fact that we will not be in school on April 2nd and that most of our attention will be focused on putting final touches on the auction, PTO will NOT be having a meeting in April. We will resume our meetings on May 7th at 6:00 pm where we will be holding our PTO board elections for the 2013-2014 school year.

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