The Leaflet for September 7, 2016
Volume 56, Issue 4September 7, 2016
    
Middle School Back to School Night
Middle School Back To School Night (BTSN) is coming up TOMORROW, Thursday, September 8th, from 6:00 to 8:30PM.  BTSN is a great opportunity to foster the home-school partnerships that are essential to supporting our mission to develop the intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social-emotional capacities of each and every student, each and every day. We look forward to you joining us.  Read More...
The Myth of the Math Brain: Inspiring a Growth Mindset
The Common Ground Speaker Series is pleased to present Jo Boaler, PhD, professor of mathematics education at Stanford University and co-founder of Youcubed, as the first speaker in its 15th Anniversary Season. Dr. Boaker disputes the widely held perception of a “math brain,” and gives hope to the mathematically anxious by showing a pathway to success.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 9am, The Carey School
Tuesday, September 20, 7pm, Woodside Priory School
Thursday, September 22, 7pm, Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School
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Media Rules: Healthy Connections in the Digital Age
The annual Challenge Success fall conference topic will discuss media and its impact on families. Navigating technology can feel like uncharted and unprecedented territory for parents. How can we effectively manage media use when the rules of engagement seem to be constantly changing? Join Challenge Success on September 30th to explore how adults and kids can establish healthy connections and positive relationships in the digital age. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online.  
Ninth 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 23rd 
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.
  
Ahoy Matey!
Book Fair
September 19th-22nd
7:30am-4:00pm
 
Did you know? 
Studies have shown that students who read 20 minutes a day will score higher on standardized tests.
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iVolunteer, our online tool for volunteer registrations, is now LIVE. iVolunteer is the place for you to signup to volunteer both in your child's classroom and for school events such as Harvest Festival, Field Day, and Middle School Dances, just to name a few. Volunteer positions are filling quickly so check today.
  
Photo Sharing Site is Live
 
Our photo sharing site is up and running.  I'll be adding new photos each week. If you've not yet activated your account, check you inbox for your Vidigami invite from school, to set up it up. Can't find the message?  You can have your user info resent by going to their website. If you have any questions please contact Lisa Robinson.
  
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