Friday, September 19, 2014

News & Events - September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

News & Events
September Picture

Next CFA (Calvary Family Association) meeting is this coming Tuesday, September 23rd @ 6:45 p.m.  Make sure you join us this evening.  Learn more about what is going on in your child's school and share your thoughts and ideas.


Attention Parents & Students.  Upload your school pictures!


Our school yearbook provider, Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co., is now offering a yearbook image upload feature.  You may now submit photos for the 2014-15 Yearbook online.  You may select up to 10 images for each upload. Photos may be of your child's field trips, classroom photos, special projects in the classroom or on the playground.

Go to and enter the school code 716781. 
Please enter your name and the event so we know who they are from.

In addition, you will receive 1 PPP Hour for submitting 10 or more quality photos.

If you have any questions, please call the school office at (510) 278-2598, or see Jean Mussack.

Calvary Calendar

19 - Teacher In-Service, Half-Day (Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.)*  (Calvary Club is 
        available after school, $5.00/hour until 6:00 p.m.).
22 - Calvary Cougars Volleyball Game vs. Grace Lutheran School - HOME GAME
23 - CFA (Calvary Family Association) Meeting @ 6:45 p.m.
29 - Calvary Cougars Volleyball Game vs. Prince of Peace (Fremont) - Away Game

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 - 7th & 8th Grade Outdoor Ed Trip**


6 - Our Savior Lutheran School vs. Calvary Cougars - HOME GAME
9 - Calvary Cougars Volleyball Games vs. St. John's (Napa) - Away Game
12 - 7th & 8th Grade Partners in Worship
14 - Redeemer Lutheran vs. Calvary Cougars Volleyball Game - HOME GAME
16 - Fall Pictures (more information to follow)
16 - Calvary Cougars Volleyball Game vs. Grace Lutheran (San Mateo) - Away      
17 - Quarter 1 ends.  Teacher In-Service, Half-Day, 11:30 a.m. Dismissal*
23 - Conferences 3:30 - 8:00 p.m.*
24 - No School - Conferences 8:30 am - noon  (Calvary Club available)*
30 - Walk for Cans

* Calvary Club is available ($5.00/hour; after 6 pm $4:00/minute)
** Change in Schedule

car-front-icon.gif Parking Lot Safety 
  • Cars must enter the parking lot from Via Arriba (back side of lot), and exit the parking lot on Via Magdalena before and after school.  All Gates close at 8:35 am (except for Chapel and special events).  Gates will open in the afternoon at 2:50 pm.  On Half-Days gates will open at 11:20 am.
  • Please park your car when dropping off or picking up students.
  • Students in grades Preschool through 4th grade must be walked to class and picked up by an adult.  (Please pick up your  youngest child first).
  • Children must stay behind the blue line and ropes (near buildings) in the parking lot.
  • When driving on the school grounds, please slow down!  
  • Please be sensitive to students opening the gates.  
  • Please watch out for the little ones.
  • The speed limit is 5 mph.
Giving Back Gets Easy @ Calvary
Gift Card Display
Scrip Gift cards - Stop by or call the office for gift cards to local restaurants,  retailers, movie theaters, gas stations, iTunes, and more.  You purchase the card for the full value, and the vendor donates a percentage back to the Calvary!  No waiting in lines at the store or hassles finding parking!
e-Scrip -  Sign your Safeway Club Card up through eScrip and Safeway will donate 4% back to our school.  Go to to sign up or to renew your membership. (Membership must be renewed each and year by Nov. 1st)  Many debit cards also participate; check online.
Target - Go to "" on Target's website or apply the register or customer service and vote for our school. You can purchase with a red card a donation will be made to Calvary Lutheran School.  Make sure you establish that you want to have your donation go to Calvary Lutheran School.

Coke Points - If you drink Coke or any of their products, you can cut the Coke Rewards code on the inside of box, or save the cap from the 2-liter bottle and send them to the school office. Or if you already have a Coke Rewards account, you can choose to donate your points to our school for cool school supplies!   


Box Tops - Clip and send box tops to class with your child each quarter, and the class with the most box tops wins either a free dress day or a class treat! 


Labels for Education - These work the same as the box tops-- Please Clip your coupons, save, and send to school with your child for a free dress day or a home-baked treat! 


Office Depot - If you shop at Office Depot, you can use our number   

(#: 70014535) and they will donate 5% back to our school to use on supplies!


Amazon offers a Give Back program called Amazon Smiles.  It is 0.5% of the purchase if the member designates the school beforehand as a part of their account settings.


S.H.A.R.E. cards can be picked up at the front office.  Using your S.H.A.R.E. card on qualified purchases at Lucky's, Save Mart, Smart Foods or Food Maxx earns Calvary Lutheran Schools its share of the annual S.H.A.R.E.S. donation - up to 3% of qualified purchases.


"The Lord is my strength and my shield;  my heart trusts in Him, and He helps me.  My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise Him."     Psalms 28:7 (NIV)