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Parents Council Town Hall Meeting Tonight at Peniston 6:30-8
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Waldorf Weekly
October 12, 2016

"I most valued my relationship with my class teacher and the ability of each teacher to see the needs of each student and respond accordingly."

-Lisa Vigran, WSNO Spanish teacher who went through the Sacramento Waldorf School EC, elementary and high school programs as a student.
 
TONIGHT! Wednesday, October 12th from 6:30-8:00pm
at Waldorf School of New Orleans
Early Childhood Center
2010 Peniston St.
 Childcare $5 per child 

Announcements

Picture Days
Please mark your calendar for Student Photo days and remind them to dress the part.
Tuesday October 25th at the Grades Campus, 517 Soraparu St. 
Wednesday November 2nd at the EC Center, 2010 Peniston St.

Flag Football Game - This Thursday
Come out and support  our Flag Football Team this Thursday October 13th at 4pm with Holy Name at Hurst field Audubon Park. 

WSNO Family Meet-Up
Parents Council sponsored meet-up this Friday, Music Under the Oaks in Audubon Park Bandstand 5-6:30 - Free public event

Grandparents and Special Friends Day
This year's special day for Grandparents is scheduled for Friday, November 4 for Grades and Monday, November 7 for Early Childhood. If you are a parent in the school, please let your child's grandparent(s) know and extend a warm and gracious invitation to this event. Further details to come in future Waldorf Weeklies!

Crescent City Classic 5K Fundraiser for 7/8 Class Trip
The 7/8th Grade trip this year is to New York City and to raise the funds for their trip they will participate in the Crescent City Fall Classic 5K.  Mrs. Nelson has obtained a scholarship and participants from WSNO can register for $15!

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE CC5K:

1. Go to this website: http://www.ccc10k.com/crescent-city-fall-classic
2. Click on the orange "Register Now" button
3. On the new screen, click the green "Register" button
4. On the new screen, go to "Grant Program Participants", click the number participating, and then click the green "Checkout" button
5. Fill out the relevant information, including mode of payment, and be sure to select "Waldorf School of New Orleans" next to "Name of Grant School or Organization"

Funny Girl Student Night
See our own Jan Zeiger in the Jefferson Performing Arts Society production of Funny Girl!  Student Night, Saturday, November 5 Only, $20 Cash Tickets at the Door.  For more information email boxoffice@jpas.org or 504-885-2000

Join The Fall Family Weekend Camping Retreat
There are only FIVE cabins left! Don't miss his much-loved event, November 19-21. For just $375, you get a weekend of relaxation in a beautiful lakefront setting, lodging, meals, and activities included. Checks may be made out to Amy Marquis (nolasoul@gmail.com) or you may pay online. Check 
website for details: http://nolasoul.wix.com/wsnoweekend

Order Your Yearbook Now and Get 10% Off!
10% off the Waldorf School of New Orleans yearbook until October 31st! Order here: https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=1013910341682977

Call for Substitute Teachers
We are currently building our list of available substitute teachers for Before/After Care and in the classroom for both Early Childhood and Grades​.  If you are interested please contact Jeff Feldman at pedagogy@waldorfnola.org.

Movement Equipment 
Lila needs 2 liter water or soda bottles, empty, rinsed out and with the cap still on or plastic empty milk jugs.  Drop off your donation in the office.

Records Audit 
We are currently auditing WSNO student records to comply with State regulations.  Please upload birth certificates, updates immunization records and current school physicals to Tads asap. 

Welcome to our visiting Student Teachers!

Sharri-Lynne Frauenfelder (Sef, for short) from Australia, pictured left and is doing her practicum in Jill Contento's 3/4 Class

Lilly Midoux from Oslo, Norway, pictured right, is doing her Practicum with Rebecca Nelson's 7/8 Class
Happenings

October
14 Flag Football Game
15 Grades Open House
18 Congo to Congo Square Grades Visit
28 Professional Development Day - No School
31 Halloween

November 
4 Grandparents Day - Grades
7 Grandparents Day - EC
8 Election Day
11 Martinmas
21-22 Parent Teacher Conferences
23-25 Thanksgiving Break
See the full Calendar
We Need YOU!
 
Volunteer opportunities at WSNO: 
Parent Council
Outreach:
Outreach Committee
Docents
Fundraising Committee:
Annual Appeal
Starry Night
General School Support:
Library
Grant Writing 
Festivals
Craft Circle

 
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Your Parents Council

Website: www.parentscouncil.waldorfnola.org (password: FLOW)
Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/waldorfnola.parentcouncil
Email: parentscouncil@waldorfnola.org

 
2016-17 Meeting Dates
October 12
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