Sunday, September 25, 2016

Free Dress tomorrow Sept. 26, 2016 - Hot Day

Hot Weather

As the temperature outside is very hot,
we are allowing all students at CLS to have free dress
tomorrow, September 26, 2016.

We ask that all students continue to follow the guidelines in according to the CLS dress code.
  • Shorts must knee length (i.e. walking shorts)
  • Girls may wear sleeveless tops - NO tank tops, no spaghetti strings, and no low cut tops.
  • Shirts - light t-shirts.
Attire must be in good taste.  A good "rule of thumb" is that if an item is questionable, you should make another choice.

WATER BOTTLES:  We suggest that you send your child to school with an extra (cold) water bottle.**

Please call your classmates and their parents and let them know about tomorrow's free dress day.

Drink lots of water and have a wonderful day!

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*Speaking of water bottles...  Calvary Lutheran School (CLS) Water Bottles are on sale for only $5.00 each.  Why spend so much money on those water bottles and you can only use them one time.  Purchase one of the CLS water bottles from the school office and you can use these water bottles over and over again.

Pour cold water into the water bottle and see the bottle turn from clear to blue!  It also has our Cougar logo on the bottle.
Calvary Lutheran School
17200 Via Magdalena - San Lorenzo, CA  94580
(510) 278-2598
Calvary Lutheran Church & School, 17200 Via Magdalena, San Lorenzo, CA 94580
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Friday, September 23, 2016

Weekly Newsletter (Fri., Sept. 23, 2016)

Welcome to
Weekly Newsletter
Friday, September 23, 2016
      PLEASE READReading Glasses

You are receiving this e-mail because you have expressed an interest in Calvary Lutheran School or your child is enrolled at Calvary.

Please read the weekly newsletter, or any e-mails from the as this is our way of communication to you of any changes, emergencies, or events that are happening in at or around the school.

Fall School Pictures    

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
Lifetouch will be taking School Pictures here on campus on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  
Picture day is a free dress day!

More information and forms will be coming home with your children end of next week.  You may also order online with your Picture Day ID#:  BY416713Q0   and customize each sheet of your package online.      
Please contact the school secretary, Mrs. Nancy Schibler at, or by phone at (510) 278-2598, if you have any questions. 

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                                           JOG-A-THON 2016!                                  Cougar Camp Logo

You should have already received your jog-a-thon forms from your student on Monday.  CFA is anticipating an exciting and fun event for you and your children.  The jog-a-thon event and competition will take place on Friday, October 7, 2016 - but you must get your forms fill out and turned into the office before then.

Remember to fill out the Jog-a-thon forms and hand them to your relatives, friends, and acquaintances to invest in the lives of our children at CLS.  Donations are tax deductible!  

For further instructions, please do not hesitate to contact the school secretary at (510) 278-2598, or   

             Sick child and mom  Sick Boy Sick Child
Cold and Flu Season are here!
If you feel your child is sick or might be sick, we ask you to please keep them at home.  
your child's temperature is 99.8 degrees or higher, it is considered a low-grade temperature.  Please keep your child at home as whatever your child has is now considered contagious.   
A child must be FEVER FREE (NO fever), no diarrhea, and not vomiting, WITHOUT any medications (i.e. Acetaminophen/ Tylenol, Ibuprofen/Motrin) in their system for at least 24 hours before they can return to school.
If your child suddenly comes down with the following symptoms:  fever, headache, muscle aches, sore throat, cough, fatigue, rash, nausea or vomiting - we encourage you to contact your local physician and discuss your child's symptoms.
Message from 
the California Department of Public Health  bronze-medicine-symbol.jpg
and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

To keep your school as healthy as possible this year, please promote flu vaccine among your students and staff.  The California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly recommend flu vaccine each fall for everyone 6 months of age and older.
Getting vaccinated is easy:
  • Contact your doctor, nurse, clinic, or pharmacy, and ask if they stock flu vaccine
  • Many local health departments offer low or no cost flu immunizations
  • To find other locations near you, visit

Take other important steps to help stop the spread of germs:
  • Stay home while sick and limit contact with others
  • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing with your sleeve or disposable tissue
  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
To learn more about flu, visit

Washing Hands
Make Hand-Washing a Habit  
Kids who wash their hands at least four times a day have a 24 percent fewer sick days from colds and flu, and 51 percent fewer sick days due to stomach illnesses.  
(Amer. Public Hlth Assoc.).
Teach kids to scrub their whole hands - up to the wrists and under the fingernails - and to do it long enough to sing the ABCs or "Happy Birthday" all the way through.  A timer works well, too.
Calvary Calendar
(mark your calendars)

30 - School Pictures (8:15 a.m.)

4 - Dining for Dollars at Rigatoni's in Hayward!  Download Coupon, click on the blue "Dining for Dollar"  
10-14 - 6th - 8th Grade - Outdoor Ed
11- CFA Meeting (6:00 p.m.)
21 - End of 1st Quarter, Teacher In-Service, Half-Day (Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.)
23 - Fall Partner's In Worship (Preschool), 9:00 a.m.
27 - Parent-Teacher Conference, Half-Day (Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.) - 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
28 - Parent-Teacher Conference (No School; Calvary Club Open) - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

8 - CFA Meeting (6:00 p.m.)
11 - Veteran's Day Observed (No School, Calvary Club and Offices Closed)
21-25 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)
24 - Thanksgiving Day (No School, Calvary Club and Offices Closed)

2 - Fall Pictures - Retakes
11 - MS Drama Presentation and Christmas Musical (6th - 8th)
23-31 - Christmas Break (Dec. 23 - Jan. 6, 2017).
25 - Christmas
31 - New Year's Eve
**SAVE THE DATE - 2017: **
Jan. 23-26 - Spirit Week
Jan. 28 - Campus Beautification
Feb. 3 - Open House (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
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* Calvary Club (K-8th Grade; before and after school care) is available ($5.25/hour; after 6:00 pm $4.00/minute) for the Summer and 2016-17 school year.
** Means Change/Addition in Schedule

Click below to view next year's school calendar:  

                                         2016-17 - School Calendar
(Calendar Revised:  09/15/16)     
CFA Meetings   
                          (Calvary Family Association)
Calvary Family Association (CFA) Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Next CFA Meeting is Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Come to the CFA Meeting and you can earn one PPP hour and your child can earn one free dress day at the end of the week, when it is a full-day.
Enrollment Pencil
If you know a family who is interested in attending Calvary Lutheran School, please have them contact the school secretary to receive an information packet, set-up an appointment to take a tour, or they may also be able to shadow one of our students.  
If they enroll and attend CLS for at least one semester, they will receive a "family referral discount!" In addition, you will receive a "family referral discount" as well.
Please contact the school secretary, Mrs. Nancy Schibler at, or by phone at (510) 278-2598, if you have any questions.
Click to the below for a NEW Student Application packet and welcome letter: 
SCRIP - The easiest fundraiser we have!

Gift Card Display
Gift cards are awesome to use for yourself as well as to give as birthday gifts, 
anniversary, teacher appreciation, and Thank You!
Purchasing gifts cards through Calvary earns us points!

Scrip - The easiest fundraiser we have!

What is Scrip? Great Lakes Scrip Center explains it as "fundraising while you shop".  We sell many of the same gift cards you would purchase at retail outlets.  Great Lakes Scrip has over 700 of the country's biggest brands: Safeway, Lucky's, Starbucks, Chevron, Arco,, Old Navy, Kohl's, Walmart, Applebees, Chipoltle, Wendy's, Home Depot, and so much more.  Check out our "in house" listing as well as go to and view everything available thru their retailer's list.
How it works: We place our orders on Monday mornings (9 a.m.) so that you will receive your cards by the weekend, usually Friday afternoon. NEW You may also shop and place your order online, reload cards, and get e-cards. To order online you must register and sign up for Prestopay at  Enrollment code: 9AF2LD9C9L86.  
Who can participate
Everyone!!  All families at Calvary Lutheran, friends, extended family are encouraged to purchase Scrip throughout the year.  Come into the office during normal school hours and see Karla Regnier or Nancy Schibler, and on Sundays after service at the information booth.  Cash and checks are accepted.

Questions:  Contact Karla by e-mail at or by phone at (510) 278-2555

Gift cards are available all year around!
Below you will find a few of the school forms that parents may need throughout the school year.
Please Click below, to your right, next to the form (in blue) that you need to download.  Make sure you fill the form out completely and return it to the school secretary.  If you do not find the form you need, please contact the school secretary. 
Medication Form (Permission to Use:   Medication Form
Please remember children are not allowed to self-medicate themselves. Form(s) and medicine must be brought to the school office revised/updated every new school year.

Parent's RenWeb Instructions:   Parent RenWeb Instructions   
Change of Address and/or Emergency Form: Address Change and/or Emergency Form

Re-Enrollment (returning students) Form:   Re-Enrollment Forms (2016-17)

New Student Enrollment Form (2016-17):     Welcome Letter and Application for Admission - PS-8th   

Dress Code Guideline (K-8):  Dress Code

Calvary Club (before and after school) K-8th Guidelines:  Calvary Club Guidelines (2016-17)
"I'm not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made.
But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, 
who has so wondrously reached out for me.
Friends, don't get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this,
but I've got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward-to Jesus. 
I'm off and running, and I'm not turning back.age."
(Phil. 3:12-14, MSG.)

Bible and Glasses
Please continue to keep our Pastor, Superintendent, teachers, students, parents 
and volunteers in your prayers throughout the school year.  
Calvary Lutheran School
17200 Via Magdalena, San Lorenzo, CA 94580
School:  (510) 278-2598*
Calvary Club:  (510) 278-7688 

Shepherding Hearts ~ Sharpening Minds ~ Shaping Lives
Calvary Lutheran Church & School, 17200 Via Magdalena, San Lorenzo, CA 94580
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