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Calvary Lutheran School (CLS) - News & Events is sent to you every Friday afternoon.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Turn your clocks back 1 hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
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.
If your child's temperature is 99.6 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) and not vomiting, WITHOUT any medications (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.
Do not forget to let your school secretary know that your child will not be in school. If you would like to pick up any homework after school, please let the secretary know at that time.
Make Hand-Washing a Habit
Kids who wash their hands at least four times a day have 24 percent fewer sick days from colds and flu, and 51 percent fewer sick days due to stomach illnesses. (American Public Health Association).
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.
YOUR CHILD AND MEDICINE
Students are not allowed to "self-medicate" themselves while at school.
All meds must go to the office and must have a CLS Medication Form filled out completely.
Calvary is now a Peanut/Tree Nut Free School campus.
We have several students who are extremely sensitive to any and all peanut/tree nuts products and this is very dangerous to their health and well-being. Some students could even have such a severe reaction to nuts that it becomes life threatening, and we wouldn't want this to happen.
We ask that everyone here at CLS to please do not send your child to school with any snacks or lunches that have peanuts or are from a tree nut. These types of snacks and lunches might be reserved for something special, like a special treat at home. Thank You
Scholastic Book Fair Is Here!!!
Friday, October 30 - Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Need additional PPP Hours?
Contact CFA Team or Karla at (510) 278-2555,
let them know you are available to assist in the Book Fair
(set-up, help sell, supervised students, tear down and box everything up)
Walk for Cans due Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
no later than 3:00 p.m.
Winning Class for points gets Free Dress
Parent Volunteer needed to box up items
and then delivery cans
to the "San Lorenzo Food Pantry"
Thursday, November 12th
Need additional PPP Hours?
Contact School Secretary or Mrs. Luehrs at (510) 278-2555,
CALVARY FAMILY ASSOCIATION (CFA)
** CHANGE IN SCHEDULE **
Tuesday, December 10, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Parish Hall
Parent(s) who attend CFA meetings, at least 1 hour is deducted from their PPP hour balance.
In addition, your child gets one free dress day at the end of the week too!
Child Care is provided to Calvary students at no charge for those attending the CFA meetings.
Emergency Lunch Only - Price Increase
Cup of Soup/Noodle - $1.00 each
(mark your calendars)
1 - Daylight Savings Time (move your clocks back 1 hour)
1-4 - Scholastic Book Fair (Parish Hall)
8 - Preschool - Partners in Worship (9 am). Appetizer's right after service in the Parish Hall
Bring in your favorite appetizer, we will share with everyone who comes.
At the end of the function the best appetizer wins!!!
11 - Veteran's Day Observed (No School, No Calvary Club)
12 - All Walk for Cans forms and cans due by 3:00 p.m.
23-24 - Teacher Conference
23-27 - Thanksgiving Week (No School)
4 - Fall Picture Retakes
8 - CFA Meeting at 6:30 p.m. (Parish Hall)
16 - Bethlehem Express
18 - Half-Day (11:30 a.m. dismissal). Calvary Club is Open
Please do not enter the school ground from Via Magdalena.
This is designated as an Exit Only!
PLEASE SLOW DOWN!
SPEED LIMIT IS 5 MPH!
Cars must enter the parking lot from Via Arriba (back side of lot, behind Wendy's), and exit the parking lot Via Magdalena before and after school.
Children must stay behind the blue line and ropes (near buildings) in the parking lot.
Students in grades Preschool through 4th grade must be walked to class and pick up by an adult. (Please pick up your youngest child first).
ALL GATES close at 8:40 a.m. (except for Chapel and special events). Gates will open in the afternoon at 2:50 p.m., and close at 3:15 p.m. On Half-Days, gates will open at 11:20 a.m. Please be careful of those students opening the gates.
***Please be sensitive to students opening the gates.
Wait until the gate is open, student is out of the way BEFORE
you proceed to your destination. Thank You!
Do not forget to upload your pictures!!
Select up to 10 images or more for each upload. Photos may be of your child's field trips, classroom photos, special projects in the classroom or on the playground. Bring in your USB (thumb drive) into the office and we will download it for you. We will try to return your USB to you via your child's teacher.
To upload your photos, please go to Calvary website www.calvaryslz.org and click on "share your photo" at the bottom of the page and follow instructions. Another option is to send your photos to Jean Mussack.
In addition, you will receive 1 PPP hour credit for submitting 10 or more quality photos.
If you have any questions, please see Jean Mussack or the school secretary.
ENROLLMENT IS ONGOING!
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.
Contact the school secretary, Mrs. Nancy Schibler at email@example.com, or by phone at (510) 278-2598, if you have any questions.
Purchase your gifts cards through Calvary and everyone wins!
Make sure you purchase your GIFT CARD(S) from Calvary Offices. You can purchase gift cards to local restaurants, retailers, movie theaters, gas stations, iTunes, Disneyland, Starbucks and so much more. 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!
You purchase the card for the full value, and the vendor donates a percentage back to Calvary! No waiting in those long lines at the store and no hassel finding parking. Stop by the office today.
Special Orders/Questions: Contact Karla by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (510) 278-2555
Other ways to earn points:
E-Scrip (Safeway) Box Tops S.H.A.R.E. Labels for Education
Target Amazon - Smiles Coke Points Office Depot
Gift cards are available in the office today and all year around!
"My son, accept my words and store up my commands within you,
turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,
and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,
and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,
then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.
For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path.
For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.