The Leaflet for September 2, 2015
Volume 55, Issue 1September 2, 2015
It is time once again for Back To School Night; that exciting evening where you get to peek into the daily lives of your children! Back to School Night is a great opportunity for each teacher to both share his or her well-planned curriculum and strengthen the ties with your family. Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School prides itself on a strong school:home partnership. Family involvement plays a key role in helping students succeed in school and in building a sense of pride in the school community. Our faculty and staff are here to help build strong partnerships among home, school, and the community.

Back to School Night is one of the best ways to begin to build a foundational home school partnership. Come and visit your student’s classrooms, meet their teachers, find out valuable information about course curriculum and classroom specific topics, and get to know your student's schedule and routine.
After School Enrichment Activities
Are your kids looking for things to do after school?  Sign them up some of the great enrichment programs we're offering this year!  Saint Andrew's contracts with a variety of leading providers to offer supplemental opportunities to do things like learn to play the piano, chess or a new language, get active by playing soccer, golf or tennis, practice their debate skills, learn to sew or paint, build gadgets...and lots more all throughout the year. Program providers will be on-site TOMORROW, Thursday, September 3rd prior to the Lower School Back to School Night to answer any questions you may have about their classes.  Take time to visit the gym beginning at 5:30PM to learn more.
Eighth Annual Spaghetti Dinner
The Dad's Club* invites you get to know the families of Saint Andrew’s while enjoying a fabulous Spaghetti Feast!

Date: September 25th 
Location: Saint Andrew’s Hall
Time: 6:30 PM (dinner)

Cost: FREE! Please bring a dessert item to share.

Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, sausage, garlic bread and more! (Gluten-free available upon request.) Tasty beverages will also be provided!  Bring your favorite dessert to share.  It adds to the fun.  RSVP today!
*Dads are still needed to help shop, cook, serve, supervise students and clean-up. Please sign-up on iVolunteer.
Head of School Coffee
Mr. Carlson is hosting two opportunities for parents to join him for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, September 30th.  Join him under The Oak at either 8:30AM ​OR 5:00PM to chat with him, meet other parents and ask any questions you may have about the start of the school year.  
Pets on Campus Policy
We at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School love pets; however, some persons are afraid of animals and others are allergic to them.  Due to the potential for our community members, especially our children, to be hurt or suffer allergic reactions from pets, we request that no animals, with the exemption of service animals, are to be brought onto campus from 7:00AM to 6:00PM on school days. An exception to this would be for the purposes of advancing the academic curriculum, e.g. in science class. This would necessitate the pre-approval of the classroom teacher and administration.  
One Question Survey
Please take a moment to answer our ONE QUESTION poll regarding which day of the week you'd like to receive the Two-Week Calendar Message (currently sent on Mondays as Monday Mail). We appreciate your feedback.  
Childcare for Back to School Night
PLEASE NOTE: As of 3:35PM, the school has decided NOT to charge a fee for child care during Back to School Night. 
Lifetouch Photography will be on campus TOMORROW, Thursday, September 3rd to take photos. Students should wear their full dress uniform. Save yourself time and hassle by pre-ordering your photos online.  Package information including background options is available online at  Our Picture Day ID is: SF645895Q0
Family Information Form
If you have not yet completed your family information form, please do so TODAY.  Having accurate contact information is vital i​f we need to reach you regarding a sick child or an issue on campus, and just to keep you informed of upcoming activities.  
The Book Fair is Coming!
Imagine the wondrous places you can travel to, amazing people you will meet, and things you will learn - because you found some great books at the “Oh The Places You’ll Go” Book Fair from Sunday 9/13 through Friday 9/18/15.
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