Class IV Reps: Isabelle Loring (left) and Cindy Trull
Happy 2013 and welcome back! We hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable break, and the students are recharged after some family time. We are looking forward to a busy month of winter sports, concerts and performances, a PA meeting, the MLK Day of Service, and next month’s highly anticipated Class IV Parent/Guardian Coffee and the Class IV Surprise Lunch. Please consider participating as a family in the MLK Day of Service working at Nobles with Cradles to Crayons on Jan. 21. Also, please drop off any used clothing or toys to be sorted during the MLK Day of Service. You can drop your donations any time in the large bin outside the MAC.
Listed below are some important dates to keep in mind:
Wed., Jan. 16: Parents’ Association Meeting, 8-9:30 a.m., Castle Library
Mon., Jan. 21: MLK Jr. Day of Service (school closed)
Fri., Jan. 25: Class IV Surprise Lunch Planning Meeting 8-9 a.m., Castle Study. If you cannot make this meeting, we would still welcome your help to make this day fun for our kids! Please contact Cindy or Isabelle to let us know that you are interested.
And, a look ahead:
Fri., Feb. 1: Class IV Parent/Guardian Coffee 8-10 a.m., Castle Library
Thurs., Feb. 14: Parents’ Association Meeting 8-9 a.m., Castle Library
Finally...Shhh! Thurs., Feb. 28: Class IV Surprise Lunch.
Every year, each class has a special treat lunch, usually with a fun theme, which is hosted by the parents/guardians in the Castle Library. This lunch is always appreciated by the students, who enjoy a break in the middle of the semester to do something a little different and fun. Our first planning meeting is Fri., Jan. 25. This is a great way to get to know and connect with parents in the class, so we encourage you to volunteer, either in the planning stages or the day of set up and coordination, or both! We would love to have your help. We thank all those who have already volunteered.
Back in September, our hope was two-fold: (1) that new and returning students would join together to form a cohesive, supportive, serious yet fun class; and (2) that parents would be involved and engaged, share information, get acquainted, and participate as fully as their schedules allow. The ultimate goal was for our kids to transition into high school as seamlessly and successfully as possible.
From our vantage point, it appears that this hope has largely become a reality. Our kids have adapted to their new status as high school students with surprising ease and old students have welcomed new ones into the fold to form a cohesive group. New friendships have been formed by both students and parents and we have been gratified by your support for all of the activities we’ve had thus far. We hope you know that your help is highly valued. One of the great benefits of involvement is the wonderful opportunity it presents to share in the lives of our children at Nobles. We hope that you have been pleased by what you’ve seen and that you have been taking advantage of all that the school offers. We thank you for all your support and for your participation.
Isabelle Loring (firstname.lastname@example.org)?
Cindy Trull (email@example.com)